In planning for 2013, we spent significant time around revenue, new customer acquisition, and retention. However, with the Social Media surge in business it was obvious that it needed to be a part of the conversation. We have made substantial investments in Social Media for a few years starting with LinkedIn. Over the past year, [...]
This past Monday, we all learned that Pope Benedict will resign as the 265th Pope in the Catholic Church at the end of February. Telling you that it’s rare for a Pope to resign would be an understatement as the last time this happened was in 1415. Now health concerns and age are attributed to [...]
Everyone, across all industries, has been talking about the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) for well over a year now. Whether you are for or against this legislation, it is now law and we will all spend significant time preparing our businesses for the many new rules, regulations, and reporting standards. Cost and [...]
For those of you in the Staffing Industry, you know what I’m referring to when it comes to “Permission to Present”. At Morton Consulting, we define this as clear permission to represent a candidate for a specific position at a specific customer. We’ve seen “Permission to Present” really take off with our clients, especially in [...]
Whether seeking to deliver talent for a critical project or to find a dedicated, long-term employee, partnering with a staffing firm like Morton Consulting can provide tremendous value to your organization. Here are the top 3 benefits to leveraging the services of such a firm: Cost-Effective Solutions: A staffing firm reduces hidden hiring costs, from [...]
Using a real-world example of an employee transitioning to a consultant, we discuss how a little communication can make a company exceptional.
It is becoming more and more frequent that business embrace BYOD – bring your own device. What are the benefits and challenges of utilizing this system?
One of the most important but least discussed aspects of agile is the trust necessary for a team to be efficient and successful. We discuss why on the blog.
Today I want to point you guys to a blog post from software engineer John Sonmez. The article is called The Development Pendulum. John makes some excellent points about the nature of development in today’s industry – specifically those who ascribe to agile philosophies such as test-driven development, continuous builds, and pair programming. You should [...]
Picking the right recruiting tools is an essential part of how we keep our process effective, efficient, and thorough. Yammer and TalentWise are two we use.