A Strategy Behind Hiring the Right Person

Last week, I wrote about the criteria and steps that I use in hiring.  This week, let’s talk about the process – from an operational need and fit.  Again, it’s the Jim Collins direction of “the right person in the right seat”. Just like with one of our automation…

Preferences in Hiring Practices

This week, I had the privilege of participating in an Intern Fair at the Midwest Digital Marketing Conference hosted by the University of Missouri, St. Louis.  Being there brought back fond memories of the years I spent as a sales manager with Wang Laboratories (remember them?) and doing college…

Excellence Wins: My Take-Aways from Horst Schulze

This week, I had the pleasure of finishing Horst Schulze’s new book, Excellence Wins: A No-Nonsense Guide to Becoming the Best in a World of Compromise.  It was released last month and relates his journey in the hotel business over the past half century.  It does an excellent job…

The Challenge & Success of a Major Federal Agency Migration

HL Group recently completed the total migration of a mobile asset inventory solution for a federal agency.  The goal of the migration was to move their solution to the latest mobile devices and enhanced functionality – without loss of production.  While doing so, they needed to preserve their current…