business growth

Fifty percent of the respondents of our Bay Area Bioscience Recruiting Trends Survey agree that there is a shortage of STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) talent. There has been much publicized about the shortage and the need for better education starting in elementary school and even earlier. In addition to academia, politicians and business…

When I tell people that Resourceful HR provides outsourced recruiting or about my background in recruiting, it fascinates me that most everyone has a negative recruiter experience to share. Most often it is a result of a recruiter focused on placing people regardless of fit for the sole purpose of getting paid and moving on…

The Puget Sound area marketplace is once again and not surprisingly experiencing a period of growth. We have some great organizations and industries that have proved time and time again their commitment to innovation, business efficiencies and employee satisfaction. The Seattle Office of Economic Development recently shared some exciting headlines regarding employment and the economy…

As you begin to hit 20 employees, you may find your staff requires more structure and communication regarding your vision and goals for the business. Having a plan in place for meeting this need is very important as it gives employees more visibility of where the business is heading, reassurance that you are managing growth…

With the “Great Recession” finally ebbing, the leadership of every company should re-examine their business’ growth strategy and in parallel, re-evaluate the legal tools being employed as part of implementing that strategy. Keeping it simple and straightforward, one way to think about and plan the growth strategy for your company is this: • Buy •…

A rapidly growing business is a wonderful “challenge” with which to be faced, especially in the current economic environment; however, it does pose an oftentimes vexing question, “What are the most critical new positions to fill first?” And, a closely related follow-up question might be “What types of experience, knowledge, skills and abilities will be…