Tagged: layoffs

Five Reasons to Focus on Recruiting in 2009

Five Reasons to Focus on Recruiting in 2009

Here we are entering the worst recession in more than 30 years, reading about layoffs, downsizing, and restructuring in almost every industry. So why would I start our 2009 research with a discussion about the need to focus on recruiting? Well, contrary to what many may believe, even in times of job reductions recruiting must ... Read more»

Time to Reduce Costs in Corporate Learning & Development

Time to Reduce Costs in Corporate Learning & Development

Our soon to be published research on corporate L&D spending in 2008 shows a definite slowdown in spending on corporate training.  (An 11% drop!)  This is certainly not a surprise – in August our research panel shows that today’s corporate talent managers cite “a need to reduce costs” as their #1 business challenge (54% of ... Read more»