Are College Graduates Ready To Enter The Job Market?



You celebrated, you traveled and now it's really time to get to work. Now that summer is almost over what next? The first part of summer is when employers get flooded with resumes from hopeful college graduates looking for jobs. A bachelor’s degree doesn't hold as much status today as it did a decade ago, but you still have to have one to be considered for any position. What may be even more important than your degree now is your actual work experience. Your experience can be in the form ... Read more >

Traditional Hiring vs. Skills-based Hiring



Is it safer to hire based on college and graduate degrees? Or, based on skills and certificates? Traditionally, hiring new employees relies on degrees and resumes as a forecaster of accomplishments on the job. The debate surrounding alternative options to college and graduate degrees as predictors of success is more relevant to today’s business world than people realize. To support the typical “flip” side of the argument, when employers use a college degree as a requirement, they are overlooking ... Read more >

What Do the Next Generation of ERP Consultants Look Like?



The primary function of an enterprise resource planning (ERP) consultant is to assist organizations in their transition towards new or updated ERP software systems. ERP consultants exist to help advise and provide their experience to your company’s ERP project. They can help with parts of the life-cycle of an ERP project, or, the full life-cycle from matching your business with the best software to handling internal changes as a result of the implementation. With the growing demand for ... Read more >

Putting together the right ERP team



So your company is about to embark on an IT or ERP system upgrade or implementation project. Although your staff would like to do the process analysis, planning, setup, and delivery, they simply cannot—it is beyond their normal workload, and may even be beyond their expertise. So how do you get the right company or consultants in place to assist your team that fits your budget? As the economy recovers, this is the new “age old” question that hundreds of businesses are facing worldwide. Many ... Read more >