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Why the Pandemic Will Change CIO Roles Forever

By Carl Kutsmode
It’s no surprise that technology has taken center stage during the pandemic. The utilization of digital technology platforms was instrumental[...]
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Executive Search

Paying Below Market Compensation for High Demand Skillsets

by Carl Kutsmode
Throughout my years in the talent acquisition and executive search industries, I’ve come across countless clients who pride themselves on refusing to pay market rates for in-demand talent. Regardless of whether their companies are hiring for high-level IT candidates or seeking skilled hourly laborers, their mantra remains the same: “Let’s underpay below market so we […]
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Carl Kutsmode Elected to PRIDE Industries’ Inaugural Inclusive Talent Solutions Advisory Group

TalentRise’s Senior Vice President Carl Kutsmode has been chosen to serve on PRIDE Industries’ Inclusive Talent Solutions (ITS) Advisory Group. This inaugural all-volunteer committee is responsible for developing new business opportunities with the goal of creating 100,000 jobs for people with disabilities and other barriers to employment. Kutsmode was selected along with 18 other business […]
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Talent Talk

Gender Nonconformity in the Workplace: Understanding the “Why” Behind the “They”

by Carl Kutsmode
The notion of gender nonconformity has become one of the most sensitive and misunderstood subjects not just in the workplace, but in our collective society. In today’s world, many people shy away from discussing “taboo” topics like sexual orientation and gender identity for fear of saying or doing the wrong thing. This is especially true […]
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Latest Trends

Mitigating Top Business Compliance Risks

by Carl Kutsmode
Financial budgets are tighter than ever before. Cybersecurity risks loom large. Regulatory requirements are becoming more stringent by the day. In today’s changing business environment, companies have been forced to overcome these various challenges to keep themselves out of harm’s way. Regardless of whether your organization has a dedicated compliance officer on staff, there are […]
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Talent Talk

How to Drive an Improved Workplace Culture

by Carl Kutsmode
The importance of preserving and promoting a positive workplace culture has never been greater. It should come as no surprise that according to a recent pulse survey by PwC, the top-ranked workforce priority for CHROs was maintaining organizational culture. As the business world emerges from the pandemic, how can companies cultivate a more impactful workplace—both […]
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Executive Search

What is the Cost of a Bad Hire?

by Pete Petrella
Many HR executives often focus on hiring the right candidate to join their organization. But have you ever considered how much it would cost if you chose to hire the wrong talent for an open role? What is the downside of bringing on an individual in an executive position who doesn’t quite fit within your […]
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Talent Talk

Evaluating Post-Pandemic Talent Trends

by Carl Kutsmode
Throughout my career, I’ve often said that there’s so much you can learn by listening—particularly to other professionals in different industries. As part of a new TalentRise feature, I’m proud to unveil “Talent Talk”—a series that will highlight my conversations with leaders from across the United States as I pick their brains about their most […]
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Latest Trends

Preparing for Post-Pandemic Job Turnover

by Pete Petrella
As the pandemic slowly becomes a thing of the past, in-demand talent may feel compelled to make a career jump. According to a report from SHRM, more than half of survey respondents from a recent North American poll have considered changing careers before the end of the year. Whether resources are burnt out, seeking a […]
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Company Culture

Exploring the Future of the Workplace with HR Leaders

by Carl Kutsmode
Ready for the million-dollar question that’s been on the minds of the collective working world for the past several months? “What is the future of the workplace really going to look like?” The prevalence—and overall acceptance—of remote work has grown tenfold over the past year. We’ve reached the point where some companies have implemented fully […]
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