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The 37-Year-Olds Are Afraid of the 23-Year-Olds Who Work for Them

November 1st, 2021

Twenty-somethings rolling their eyes at the habits of their elders is a longstanding trend, but many employers said there’s a new boldness in the way Gen Z dictates taste.

Lead Effective Meetings, In person and Online – Linda Hill

October 8th, 2021

With the number of remote roles continuing to grow, leaders need to know how to support teams from a distance. Get practical tips from business leader Linda Hill, the Wallace […]

Are you interviewing correctly?

September 25th, 2021

Think you are interviewing correctly? “Interviews are terrible predictors of job performance…Think about it this way: imagine that you interviewed 100 candidates, ranked them in order from best to worst, […]

ProActive Upgrades OBIEE and Implements OBIA While Saving Significant Cost and Time Over Typical Approaches

August 13th, 2014

Background: Business intelligence via the Oracle Business Intelligence (OBIEE) platform is a critical reporting system at this leading manufacturer, packager, and distributor of over-the-counter (OTC) pharmaceutical products and consumer healthcare […]

The Bad Habits of Good Negotiators

June 17th, 2013

Looking for some solid negotiation advice? Interesting article with some excellent negotiating advice, including: Exchange of Information Rank Ordering Initial/Secondary Offers Anchoring Minimizing Position Justifications Read the full article here: […]

Is using a recruiter worth it?

June 4th, 2013

These Days, Recruiters Are Worth the Money When it comes to sourcing the right interview candidates, I’ve never been keen to use recruiters. But I recently changed my mind….

The Biggest Problem with ERP Implementations…Money

January 17th, 2013

By Vince Benz The Problem: The ERP implementation field is covered with wrecked careers and businesses that did not survive.  In a recent Gartner report, 65% of all ERP projects […]

The Holiday Hiring Myth

November 28th, 2012

The Holiday Hiring Myth Many believe companies do little hiring in December, but HR execs call it a myth. Get your application in. December may be your best chance to […]

ProActive improves C-Level and Business Unit reporting for Financial Services and Distribution Clients through Oracle OBIEE

November 27th, 2012

The Finance Team and CIO of two clients needed to improve the effectiveness of their daily, monthly and quarterly reporting using OBIEE. ProActive OBIEE Architects, ETL Developers and DBA’s were […]

Are you hiring “Sticky” employees?

November 15th, 2012

Top 4 Reasons that Employees Quit: How are you addressing these 4 concerns?  Two of the four are addressable without spending money or offering a promotion!