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HIRING? APPROVING MORTGAGES? IT’S THE SAME THING
Imagine that Chris wants to buy a house and needs a mortgage. He applies online and is sent
an email by an intern asking to schedule time to discuss his interest. The intern conducts
the initial screening conversation, they schedule him for an in person interview during
which time he is interviewed by quite a few folks who ask many questions. Well, hiring an
employee is not all that different, says Greta Roberts, CEO of Talent Analytics, Corp.
ONE ON ONE WITH KPMG’S STEVE CHASE
When disruption is the order of the day, how do companies with established ways of doing
business get up to speed? Ideally, as quickly as possible. Whether it’s eying your service
offerings for imminent obsolescence or moving to a continuous delivery approach, standing
still is not an option, says Steve Chase, U.S. Advisory Management Consulting lead, KPMG.
SIX STEPS TO GROW MARGINS WITHOUT CONSULTANT BURN-OUT
Do not burn out your consultants. That seems like common sense. But in professional services,
an industry in which your people are your product, employee expertise directly enhances a
firm’s reputation. The result can be top-performing employees assigned to multiple projects
and being over-utilized, says Megan Miller, a senior product marketing specialist for Deltek.
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Turns out banks may not
be the future of banking.
FinTech’s here and it’s shaking
up the financial services
sector. This mandate for
change exists at a point
when banking’s future
is also being shaped
by sagging oil prices,
rates and brand