Kim Henderson Kim Henderson
Kim Henderson is managing director of Cobalt Compass Solutions, which provides consulting and training services for the staffing and professional services Industry. She can be reached at khender10 (at) tampabay.rr (dot) com.

Does Remote Work Benefit Everyone?

As the battle for talent rages on, skilled workers have the power to select their employer of choice.  Companies realize that a successful retention strategy starts with acknowledging ...

Have You Looked Everywhere to Find Talent?

The number of job openings rose to 10.9 million in late 2021, and the number of hires declined to 6.3 million, according to the Bureau of Labor. So how do we find skilled workers in ...

Learning and Development Can Help Sales Qualify Leads

The staffing industry is a fast-paced environment where account managers must have a thorough understanding of the prospects’ business objectives and where they are in the buying ...

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Do You Need a Learning and Development Resource?

Organizations are always exploring ways to improve employee performance to reach their business goals. Staffing firms are no different. You may have a checklist of criteria to measure ...

How Do You Retain Talent in a Tight Labor Market?

There are approximately 10 million open jobs in the US – and the lowest labor participation rate in decades. A Korn Ferry survey of 1,100 professionals in September cited the top ...

How Do You Engage and Retain Gen X?

As the economy roars forward, companies are in a battle not only to hire capable talent, but also to retain the workers that are assets to the organization. Much has been written about ...

Combatting Ageism in the Workplace

Since diversity and inclusion took center stage in corporate America, you might think the modern era work environment is becoming an equal place for all. However, have we forgotten ...

Capturing Government Business in Staffing

During this time of economic stabilization, you may breathe a sigh of relief that you withstood the headwinds of 2020 in staffing. Have you thought about how you will keep your business ...

Partnering with MSPs

When managed service providers (MSP) came onto the scene in the 1990s, most staffing companies let out a collective groan, and held their breath hoping they would disappear quickly. ...

Seizing SOW Opportunity

With many companies hiring at a tepid pace or on a freeze, staffing professionals find themselves searching for their next source of business. If you offer contract services to your ...

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