Staffing for a Bright 2011

Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
Jan 10, 2011 9:45 AM ET

Taiga Company blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Compa…

The ability to identify, select, develop, and retain quality resources has always been key to long-term business sustainability - even before ‘sustainability’ defined its current roll in the business world.  As we approach the beginning of what will be a dynamic 2011, now is the perfect opportunity to expand the talents of your base and build bench strength of top ‘green’ talent for the future.  

Having the right people in place has become increasingly important to navigate the challenges of a shifting landscape.  In order to meet growing market demands, manage business sustainability risks, and maintain a competitive edge, executives need to take a hard look at their talent pool.    Our professional consulting often asks executives: Are you making ‘green’ or ‘sustainable’ talent management a top priority?  Placed in the context of today: Are you staffing for the opportunities of 2011?   Taking an expanded view of talent management, one that encompasses alternative skills and new set of employee career drivers, we find leading ‘green’ talent organizations are responding by addressing their resource needs from a different perspective.   •    How do we ensure the company has the right resources in place to address the business sustainability challenges and opportunities that lie ahead?  Click here to continue reading.

Home to one third of the earth's trees, the Taiga is the largest land-based biosphere and encircles the globe. Its immense oxygen production literally changes the atmosphere and refreshes the planet. It is this continuous renewal that has shaped Taiga Company's vision to drive similar change in the business world. Taiga Company seeks to be the "oxygen for your business".