Human Resources

The Demand for Soft Skills in Remote Work

Without a doubt, the biggest challenge for many in Human Resources this year has been the sudden movement of workers out of the office and back into to their homes, as companies are forced to come to terms with the necessary transition to remote work. Businesses are now faced with the problem of maintaining the …

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Culture is King: The Importance of Culture in Recruitment

This is the 3rd and final interview with Chad Lafferty, Managing Director of Wahl+Case and Board Director of EQIQ talking about the importance of hiring, training and creating a cohesive culture in the recruitment industry. Watch the full interview here or read the interview script below. https://youtu.be/iXoelD864yY https://youtu.be/iXoelD864yY Brad So, hi this is Brad from …

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Going 100% Remote: How Wahl+Case Made the Shift to Going Remote

This is the 2nd of three interviews with Chad Lafferty, Managing Director of Wahl+Case and Board Director of EQIQ talking about their journey of going 100% remote. Watch the full interview here or read the interview script below. https://youtu.be/qxFne4_xBqU BRAD:  Hi this is Brad from Coffee for Closers. Today my guest is Chad Lafferty, Managing …

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Supporting Tech Startups in Japan: An Interview with Chad Lafferty of Wahl+Case

This is the first of three interviews with Chad Lafferty, Managing Director of Wahl+Case and Board Director of EQIQ talking about the tech start up market in Japan and how they have diversified their businesses to support clients better in the new economy.   Watch the full interview here or read the interview script below. …

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Randstad Professionals Japan: Leadership Series 3 of 3 (Trusting Your Employees to Deliver)

 This is third and final post in the Randstad Leadership Series and it was great to get Cameron’s insight into how they have adapted and stayed ahead of the curve during these challenging times. Follow the Randstad Professionals story and stay tuned for more thought leadership content on the Randstad Professionals page on the Motionworks …

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Randstad Professionals Japan: Leadership Series 2 of 3 (The Role of Recruiters in Japan for the New Economy)

Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on linkedin Share on email This is part 2 of the Leadership Series and it was great to get Cameron’s insight into how they have adapted and stayed ahead of the curve during these challenging times. Follow the Randstad Professionals story and stay tuned for more thought leadership …

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Randstad Professionals Japan: Leadership Series 1 of 3 (Safely Back to Work Guidelines)

Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on linkedin Share on email I had the pleasure to interview Cameron again for our Leadership Series to learn more about how Randstad is helping their clients get safely back to work and promote the safe re-opening of the economy. Coffee for Closers (Episode 18):  Cameron Brett, Managing Director …

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Starting a New Career in Uncertain Times

The job market globally is grim and not much different here in Japan but with all the bad news surrounding us, there are positives that people should remember. (Graph:  Number of new job offers in Japan dropped significantly in April 2020) source:  tradingeconomics.com During my recent tracking of notifications on Linked In,  I was curious …

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Coffee for Closers (Podcast): Episode 1 (How to Keep Employees Engaged While Working Remotely

How to Keep Employees Engaged While Working Remotely We are in very uncertain times but that does not mean we have to disregard some common issues that are always common with employee satisfaction regardless if you are working next to each other or remotely.  I think that employee engagement is probably higher now between colleagues …

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The COVID Complex & Online Etiquette

I came across an article the other day about a new hire at a Japanese company that was fired because he was “out of frame” on webinars.  See story here:  https://mothership.sg/2020/05/japanese-fired-out-of-frame-zoom/ While I do not know how accurate or valid this story is, it would not surprise me if it did happen, especially with a Japanese …

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