Should You Recruit Internally or Externally?

It is an age-old HR debate: Should you recruit talent internally or externally? Most HR professionals would probably say, “It depends.” Well, by the end of this article, I will give you my definitive position on the subject, but first, let’s define both options and layout some pros and cons for each. What is internal […]

The Benefits of the Modern Day Blended Workforce

What is a blended workforce? Well, it’s not all about race, sex, or religion. It’s about job classification and status. In the early days of labor in America, there were full-time workers, those who worked 40 hours per week, 52 weeks per year, 2,080 hours per year. This was the story for millions of workers […]

Hiring Externally or Promoting from Within, Which Is Better?

It’s one of the oldest discussions in the history of work, and we are not exaggerating. If you research “Promoting versus Hiring,” you’ll get millions of results, many of them simply defining the words “promotion” and “hiring.” For the sake of this article, we’re going to assume you already know the definition of the words. […]