Human Resources Challenges

What are the top challenges of human resource professionals?  We asked them, and this is what we learned: 1.  Talent Acquisition – HR professionals told us that hiring top talent is their number one challenge.  With an increase in the need for certain skill sets, there is a smaller pool of talent (and more companies…

Economic Development Commission Florida’s Space Coast Board of Directors Meeting April 6, 2016 with special Orion presentation by Lockheed Martin

The Space Coast EDC met for their Board of Director’s meeting on April 6, 2016. Jules Schneider, Sr. Manager at Lockheed Martin, gave an update on the Orion Spacecraft. Jules spoke about how Orion is the most complex space system Lockheed has ever been a part of.  He mentioned that 48 states are responsible for…

i4 GovCon – Summary

HRSS Consulting Group, LLC had the opportunity to attend the i4GovCon event this month.  We found the event insightful and full of great networking opportunities. Thank you to Jenny Clark for creating this unique event to help business owners interact and collaborate. We thought it might be helpful to those who could not attend and…

Economic Development Commission – Space Coast

HRSS Consulting Group attended the Economic Development Commission’s event at the EFSU Planetarium on March 10th. The event hosted 2 sets of panelists that included:  David Perley, Rusty Roberts, Kenneth Stackpoole, Jim Barfield, Wayne Justice, Dale Ketcham, Frank O’Dea, and Lynda Weatherman. The panelists talked about challenges they faced, important events ahead, and the outlook…

Train Your Leaders and Future Leaders

“An Organization’s ability to learn, and translate learning into action rapidly is the ultimate competitive advantage.” ~ Jack Welch, Former CEO of GE We have seen it time and time again.  Companies that not only continually train and educate their employees but have the ability to quickly implement, thrive in our constantly changing economy. And there…

7 Ways ​Recruiting is Changing

The last 5-10 years we have seen the recruiting methods and processes for companies change dramatically. Below are a few you need to keep in mind: 1.  Retention is STILL key.  Retaining top talent will continue to be a struggle.  But make sure your efforts are not just getting ‘new blood’ but keeping the best…

Get It Right Or Get Fined!

At HRSS Consulting Group, LLC, we help companies with organizational development and human resources consulting.  Companies often hire us for an HR audit or HR assessment. One area we review is the onboarding process.  And some of the most common errors occur with the I9 form. Form I-9 is used for verifying the identity and…