Part 5 of our 5 part end-of-the-year series about the things we appreciate here at ATR.
What do General Electric, Netflix, Twitter, and ATR International have in common?
There’s been a flurry of news over the summer about some big corporations abandoning the traditional annual Performance Review (PR), joining others who’ve made the same decision over the past several years. Microsoft, Adobe, Medtronic, and most recently Deloitte and Accenture, have all jettisoned the traditional annual PR and its accompanying forced ranking requirement, up […]
The most important trend in workforce management right now is that the balance of power between employer and employee has shifted and the employee is back in the driver’s seat. Articles about this are everywhere. It’s a change that has been developing for a while, accelerating over the last six months or so, and is […]
“They were the perfect candidate…had the exact skills…the hiring manager loved them…the compensation offered just wasn’t enough…they accepted a better offer.” We hear this conversation daily inside our office, sometimes it seems like hourly, and it’s becoming more frequent. Of course we could shut the door, but it’s better to listen and learn. These conversations […]
Discrimination. Prejudice. Bias. Not positive words. Human nature has its dark side and discriminatory behavior is one manifestation that we all need to fight against for obvious moral reasons. To start, the United States is founded on principles of equality that demand this. In business these words and behaviors are as dangerous as in any [...]
Happy Thanksgiving! It’s that time of year again – when we collectively take a moment to slow down, reflect on our lives, and give thanks. In 1621, Pilgrims at Plimoth Plantation in Massachusetts celebrated a bountiful harvest and the assistance of the Native Americans who helped them learn to farm the land in their first [...]
I have been attending the NMSDC Annual Opportunity Fair in Orlando, FL this week, along with some of my ATR team members. As always, the conference was wonderful! – a great chance to meet with other MBE organizations and connect with supplier diversity program managers from Fortune 500 and other global multinational companies. There were […]