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Articles by Fay Hansen

The Great Global Talent Race One World One Workforce

April 10, 2006
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Global companies based in the developing world look much like their developed-world counterparts. They manage their employees with similar policies and pay practices. In this world of sameness, differentiating the employment brand requires a new focus on career development.
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Rethinking Signing Bonuses

March 29, 2006
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Employers can minimize the downside of bonuses--such as job hopping and higher labor costs--by taking a broader approach to overall retention.
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Visa Limits Fuel Frustration in Efforts to Fill High-skill Jobs

March 28, 2006
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Observers say firms are being forced to drop key projects or offshore more work; a proposal to raise the cap on H-1B visas could provide relief
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Paperless Route for Recruiting

March 9, 2006
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A web-enabled and paperless system, coupled with a centralized approach, allows a lean staff to conduct fast, cost-effective hiring for locations around the world.
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Far From Obsolete, Career Fairs Are a Low-cost Way for Firms to Hire Quickly and Fill Pipelines

March 1, 2006
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The events can also help companies build their employment brand and bolster morale while reaching high-quality prospects.
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Rethinking Signing Bonuses

February 7, 2006
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Signing bonuses are back and pushing up costs, with mixed results. Some companies are taking steps to improve their effectiveness.
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The Hidden Beauty of Career Fairs

December 13, 2005
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Recruiting at career fairs is cheap and fast. Fairs can deliver high-quality hires, fill pipelines and generate some unexpected benefits for building long-term recruiting strength.
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Continental’s Recruiting Reach

December 13, 2005
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A Web-enabled system provides an effective solution for fast, cost-effective staffing in international locations.
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MBA Recruiting Heats Up

December 7, 2005
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Big money is back on the table, but the top candidates are focused on job content.
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The Cost and Benefit of “Poaching”

November 8, 2005
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Workforce planning and noncash incentives can minimize the cost of pulling talent away from competitors.
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