On HR’s struggle against COVID, current market trends, and love of sweatpants

Over the past couple of months, I have had the pleasure of having a virtual coffee with a handful of HR execs from a number of companies and industries. We discussed how their companies fared in the pandemic, focusing primarily on people. During our conversations, I was struck by how the pandemic elevated the role… Read More

Carpenter Consulting honored with the 2020 Business Superbrands title!

When I founded Carpenter Consulting in 2005, I was a head hunter with several months of experience, having no name in the industry and no clients. I entered the market blindly, not knowing the strength of my competitors. However, at that time, I haven’t seen any risks, but instead, I had a lot of bold… Read More

How the C-level managers are looking for a job? Examples of good practice.

COVID-19 took us all by surprise, wreaking havoc not only in terms of health, but also in terms of work. Just a few weeks ago, management staff was making strategic decisions about the company’s development, planned investments and outlined competence areas to be filled in recruitment processes. At present, in many industries, strategic decisions are… Read More

The power of the silver wolves

– meaning, those on which employers frowned upon for many years and who now became their great hope One of the most important trends observed for a long time in labor markets all over the world is the aging of the population. Next year, 2020, the number of older people in the world will exceed… Read More

Three faces of ghosting: emotional, employee and recruitment

When they say they love you and then disappear Until recently the term “ghosting” appeared in the context of male-female relations, specifically in a situation in which one says that they love the other and then all of a sudden disappear like a ghost. They stop answering the phone, fail to respond to messages, it’s… Read More