Hiring

Stories connect us, inspire us and teach us. Stories tie us to our past and help us imagine our future. We respond to stories, we relate to them, engage with them and most importantly, we remember them. Stories make us more empathetic, more amenable, and more...

Every industry has its buzzwords, and in ours everyone knows exactly what a “purple squirrel” is. That elusive “perfect” candidate, the one who checks all the boxes, has precisely the right education, qualifications, experience, the one we’re all dying to find.  But wait, should we...

Thousands of studies have been conducted, millions of books have been written and it’s still a huge question on our minds. Can you accurately predict success? Is there a science to it? Some say absolutely. Here at The CFO Suite, we think it may be...

Clear, strong EVP Differentiate yourself with a compelling Employee Value Proposition (EVP) that showcases your company’s culture.  Consider that what your brand is to potential customers, your EVP is to potential (and actual) employees. This is not a new concept, but one that’s gaining a lot...

Stage Two of the Employee Lifecycle Model series is Recruitment. As a reminder, the Employee Lifecycle Model is an organizational method used to visualize how an employee engages with the company they are a part of. There are six stages involved in this model: Attraction,...

We kick off the Employee Lifecycle Model series with Stage One: Attraction. As a reminder, the Employee Lifecycle Model is an organizational method used to visualize how an employee engages with the company they are a part of. There are six stages involved in this...

Ever wonder how companies like Hilton, Cisco and Workday are consistently ranked among the best companies to work for? It’s definitely not by accident. Companies like these invest in their employees by incorporating an Employee Lifecycle Model, resulting in an excellent employee experience. An employee experience...

When you come across articles about interview best practices, they’re almost always directed to the candidate. Rarely do we hear advice for the hiring managers or interviewers. Take it from our recruiting team (and often our candidates), there are lessons to be learned! Lesson #1: Prepare...

They change everything, from growth strategies to company culture to productivity levels. They breathe change, change is what they do, change is why we want them on our teams. But how do we identify or attract them? And perhaps more importantly, how do we land...

The debate continues…is a game changer born or created?  At The CFO Suite we would say both. Not everyone can be born a game changer, some of us are developed over time. So how is it done? How does someone transform themselves (or others) into...