To the uninitiated, the recruiting world looks like a supermarket: When you need something, you simply go to the right part of the store and select from your pre-packaged options. But for those in the know, recruiting behaves more like the stock-market: it’s fast-paced and varied. You are never sure whether the skills you need […]
About Ian Cook
Ian Cook is recognized for his leadership and insight in the area of workforce analytics and planning. Ian is Director, Product Management for Visier, and is responsible for continually enhancing the depth of insight available within Visier's workforce intelligence solutions. Prior to joining Visier, Ian built Canada's leading source of HR Benchmarking data. His knowledge and expertise comes from 10+ years of consulting to global companies. He holds an MA from Edinburgh University (UK), an MBA from Lancaster University (UK).
Articles by Ian Cook
HR leaders are often put in tough spots. It’s not unusual to have to choose between a decision that’s unpopular and one that’s ineffective. Take this real-life example: A line manager noticed that more of his employees were resigning than ever before, and he wants his company to do something about it. He approaches HR […]
Finding the right workforce intelligence solution is like… well, remember what purchasing your first home felt like? There were so many things to consider that it was difficult to determine which factors were important and which were not. You probably also realized that this was a fairly significant commitment and you did not have much […]