Author: Rick Gray

Final 2017 Live Poll Results Are In

Methods, Tools and Tactics Businesses Are Using to Hire For Future Potential As the year comes to a close, so does our latest cycle of polls which focuses on topical recruitment issues and solutions. In our first poll we asked, “What’s your greatest recruitment challenge?” By a significant margin, 40% of respondents cited “too few […]

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Final 2017 Live Poll Results Are In

Methods, Tools and Tactics Businesses Are Using to Hire For Future Potential As the year comes to a close, so does our latest cycle of polls which focuses on topical recruitment issues and solutions. In our first poll (link here for the complete summary), we asked, “What’s your greatest recruitment challenge?” By a significant margin, […]

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More Hiring For Potential, Not Credentials

Latest TalentRISE Poll Results In our second poll on the recruitment challenges faced by organizations today, we focused on the steps companies are taking to become more effective in finding qualified candidates. When asked, “What are you doing to become more effective in finding qualified candidates to fill open positions?”, “hiring people with potential, as […]

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Baby Boomers in Job Transition: Get Real…and You’ll Get Back to Work Soon

A good number of friends, former colleagues and clients of mine in their mid-50’s — all with previous career success — are unemployed and looking for a new job, and most of them have been in search mode for quite a while.  Having listened to each of them about their job objective, pursuit approach AND […]

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TalentRISE Named to 2017 Inc. 5000 List

Annual Editorial Award Recognizes Fastest Growing Private U.S. Companies Chicago, IL, September 7 — Executive Search, recruitment outsourcing and consulting services firm TalentRISE has been named to the prestigious Inc. 5000 list for 2017, recognizing the fastest growing private companies in the U.S. “We are extremely proud of this honor, largely a reflection of the […]

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Talent Strategies That Work Today: Insights From Business and HR Leaders

Moderated panel discussion/Q&A and post-event reception, co-sponsored by TalentRISE and Axiom Consulting Partners.  Featuring major industry players — Follett Corporation, Huron Consulting Group, Illinois Tool Works, Ingredion, Morningstar and Panduit— fiercely competing for top talent in today’s fast-transforming market environment. Where:  Civic Opera Building (15th Floor Conference Center and Garden Terrace) When: Wednesday, September 13 […]

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Expanding the Traditional Recruitment Model

Rick Gray was recently profiled in a Hunt Scanlon Media article on expanding the traditional recruitment model.  Read the full article below. Talent forecasting continues to expand and evolve as companies seek more innovative and cost-effective ways to meet their enterprise people acquisition needs. Here’s some new thinking and a fresh approach.   June 19, […]

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New TalentRISE Poll Results

Labor Market Shortages Top List of Challenges In our most recent poll on the recruitment challenges faced by organizations today, TalentRISE finds that, by a significant margin, 40% of respondents cite “too few qualified candidates” as their top challenge. The next most cited issues are “recruiting inefficiencies” (14%) and “retention” (11%). “It’s not a surprise […]

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Allicia Hahn Promoted to Partner at TalentRISE

Search, recruitment outsourcing and consulting services firm TalentRISE has announced that Allicia Hahn has been promoted to Partner.   “I am very pleased to officially welcome Allicia as a Partner in the firm,” said Rick Gray, TalentRISE chief executive officer.  “Since arriving nearly two years ago, she has contributed tremendous value to our business and […]

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Massive Shift to Contract Employment Underway

TalentRISE CEO Rick Gray was recently quoted by Hunt Scanlon in a thought-provoking article on the ever-growing number of independent professionals.  Read the entire article below. Contract, temporary and freelance roles are expected to dominate the future workplace. Where do you fit into the gig economy? By 2025, most workers (70 percent) and employers (68 […]

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