Garnet River President and CEO Steve Richards has a passion for mentoring, usually on the topics of career and work path. Here he shares some lessons learned, tools that provide guidance along the journey, and why it takes courage for people to pursue work spent in "flow" and a career with meaning.
With our Staffing division, Garnet River is in the business of jobs. The more, the better. But if you tune in to the news, you might be aware that low unemployment has a couple of corollaries: it drives inflation and it makes it difficult for companies to find the skilled workers needed to meet demand and grow. While economics is beyond our pay grade, we can offer some solutions for organizations struggling to hire.
Data lakes play a crucial role in feeding business intelligence (BI) systems. It’s where data is collected, stored, and processed before being transformed into insights and information that can drive business decisions. Here are some best practices to consider when establishing a data lake.
Employee onboarding is a traditional human resource activity. It takes people and time. But what if you drew a “chance” card that shortcuts the process? Would you play it? Especially if there wasn’t much to chance and the reward could be reducing the time to onboard an employee from 128 minutes to 3 minutes? With RPA, you can do just that.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
“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.”