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Why you should migrate to the cloud, and tips for doing it successfully

2023-01-25T09:33:18-05:00

Data is a valued asset for most organizations. Most have more than they realize. Few know where it all is. Even fewer know how to leverage it to create opportunity. Then there’s the challenge of making sure it’s all secure. Here are four benefits of cloud data migration and a checklist to help you navigate your way to the cloud with minimal disruption and maximum success.

Why you should migrate to the cloud, and tips for doing it successfully2023-01-25T09:33:18-05:00
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Onboarding tips to boost employee engagement and retention

2023-01-17T15:26:00-05:00

Recruiters regularly lament the lack of qualified, available candidates for quality jobs. HR pros talk about how hard it is to retain them once found. The driver of both is the same: there are a lot of great jobs and not enough great and/or interested people to fill them. This makes keeping the talent you find engaged and happy is more important than ever—because finding their replacement may not be so easy. Here are some tips to effectively onboard for employee engagement and retention.

Onboarding tips to boost employee engagement and retention2023-01-17T15:26:00-05:00
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IV&V Lessons: Five things learned over 30 years

2023-01-30T12:33:02-05:00

Carl Blanchette is a respected Independent Verification & Validation leader. After 30 years contributing to programs, primarily in health and human services, with a specialization in child support systems, he has learned many IVV lessons. Here are his top five.

IV&V Lessons: Five things learned over 30 years2023-01-30T12:33:02-05:00
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Toxic data: You own it…unless you can prove you don’t

2023-01-30T15:22:54-05:00

Data is a valued asset that can propel growth. How you collect and store it can create a risk profile you don’t fully understand—with potentially negative consequences. That’s why you need to assume you have toxic data until you can prove you can’t.

Toxic data: You own it…unless you can prove you don’t2023-01-30T15:22:54-05:00
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Me, myself, and I: Can personality tests power performance?

2022-12-06T12:41:01-05:00

Are you familiar with Ray Dalio’s Principles You? Garnet River CEO Steve Richards is most like “The Inspirer” but has attributes of “The Entertainer” and “The Impresario.” Not surprising if you know him. Read what Steve thinks about personality tests and why he values them.

Me, myself, and I: Can personality tests power performance?2022-12-06T12:41:01-05:00
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Michael Conlin named marketing communications director

2022-12-20T10:59:26-05:00

“Over the course of his career, Michael has exhibited great leadership and has an impressive track record of helping clients grow their brands and get results,” said Steve Richards, CEO, Garnet River. “His diverse skillset and experience across a range of industries makes him a great addition to our team at a time when we’re poised for tremendous growth in our Staffing, Robotic Process Automation and Managed Outsource practices.”

Michael Conlin named marketing communications director2022-12-20T10:59:26-05:00
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What it takes: The power of grit

2022-12-20T11:06:51-05:00

With COVID fatigue settled it, it's easy to feel like that character from the movie network...and cast open the window and shout: "I'm mad as hell, and I'm not going to take this anymore." It would be cathartic, certainly, but there is often strength in "taking it" and persisting with grit. And grit, paired with an open mind, can lead to some really great things.

What it takes: The power of grit2022-12-20T11:06:51-05:00
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Ten lessons at twenty

2022-12-20T11:12:22-05:00

In celebration of our 20 year anniversary, Garnet River CEO and board member Steve Richards reflects on 10 key lessons learned over the years.

Ten lessons at twenty2022-12-20T11:12:22-05:00
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Technology + Shakespeare = To thine own self be true

2022-12-20T11:14:02-05:00

It’s easy to say the workplace will never be quite the same after Covid-19. The Quarantine experience and the inevitable momentum behind technology’s drive for personalization will lead to more enlightened thinking about how to engage “human resources” for the organization. The smart organization will channel Shakespeare, look in the mirror, and find a way to be true to itself through the innovative use of technology.

Technology + Shakespeare = To thine own self be true2022-12-20T11:14:02-05:00
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