Ready to be a Freelancer?

Post-pandemic, many professionals are opting to be self-employed for the many benefits that freelancing offers: Independent consulting requires not only the right level of experience to become a credible and trusted advisor, but also the right mindset to deal with the challenges of uncertainty. Research found that most satisfied and successful independent consultants have cultivatedContinue reading “Ready to be a Freelancer?”

How CTOs Attract Top Engineers

Engineering and R&D firms face a long-term battle for talent. A recent study by Bain & Company discusses how successful companies are transforming engineering roles to attract and retain top talent. 73% of engineering & R&D companies report talent gaps. To win the war for engineering talent CTO of leading companies are tapping into newContinue reading “How CTOs Attract Top Engineers”

9 Books on Diversity & Inclusion

At Vandos Consulting we are helping companies reap the benefits of diverse and inclusive workplaces by creating cultures that seeks and celebrates difference. As a trusted talent partner, we help our clients to attract, retain, and engage talented people who represent myriad identities and help to ensure that everyone has equal access to growth opportunities.Continue reading “9 Books on Diversity & Inclusion”

The Rise of Skill-based Hiring

Companies worldwide are struggling to attract and retain highly skilled workers. Research conducted by Dr. Bradford Smart, author of Topgrading, shows that the estimated cost of a bad hire can range between 5 to 27 times the candidate’s annual salary. Companies who apply skills-based hiring have stated benefits such as: Article: Why Skill-based Hiring Is On The RiseContinue reading “The Rise of Skill-based Hiring”

2023 CEO Priorities for Talent

Recently, McKinsey conducted its latest CEO Excellence Survey, to take the pulse of leading CEOs’ evolving priorities and the actions they’re taking in response. The surveyed CEOs indicated that they feel the time has come to refocus on employee performance, after several years of focusing more on helping employees weather the pandemic and other challenges.Continue reading “2023 CEO Priorities for Talent”