“The secret of my success is that we have gone to exceptional lengths to hire the best people in the world.” -Steve Jobs
In a much more primitive way than ideas, concepts, products or services, the soul of your business are the people in it. Whether you are a small, medium or large company, surrounding yourself with the right individuals should be at the top of your priority list.
Since Human Capital Planning is one of the top 10 major challenges faced by North American companies today, there is little doubt that you are currently experiencing its adverse effects, one way or another.
Hiring, training, and retaining staff have proven to be formidable, even for the most talented recruiters, managers, and leaders.
What is worse, the amount of money wasted in the process, representing billions each year, is simply unjustifiable. The cost of the hiring campaign, the training process, the loss of productivity as well as the loss of experience, knowledge and connections of an individual and not forgetting the severance packages and other termination factors, if not for the amount of time and pain experienced by all concerned, should be reason enough to stop the revolving door effect.
As the American oil well firefighter expert, Red Adair eloquently said: “If you think that it is expensive to hire a professional, wait until you hire an amateur!”
To acquire and retain the desired personal, executing a well-strategize plan will be key.
This is our vision at Progressive Human Development Services: To assist you in planning and implementing a successful recruiting, onboarding and training strategy, allowing superior integration socially, culturally and professionally.