A look back at the 2018 HR Conference + Tradeshow: Keeping People-First in a Changing World

With the 2019 HR Conference + Tradeshow only 12 weeks away, today we look back at last year's HR Conference + Tradeshow. If one wisdom resonated above all others for the 1,000 plus crowd at Vancouver Convention Centre West from...

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Beyond Minutia: HR Minding the Future Frontier

Technology. We love it at work and in life, but we know it also presents certain entrapments that can be difficult to avoid. What if we could develop a new relationship with technology? Let’s consider a technology with which...

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Steve Cadigan: The ROI of Culture-Building

Steve Cadigan is founder of Cadigan Talent Ventures LLC and co-founder of Silicon Valley’s ISDI Digital University—formed in 2017 to help address the growing digital divide. Steve advises fast-growth tech companies like Twitter, Google, Eventbrite, GoPro and some of...

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Challenges of Change Inspire Innovation

By Nancy Painter “It was the best of times, it was the worst of times …” Charles Dickens was commenting on society when he penned the famous opening lines to A Tale of Two Cities, but throughout history, many situations have...

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Is All This New Technology Really Helping?

By Steve Cadigan This summer, I sat through an amazing event held by a large company that invited their whole organization to immerse themselves in the new world of digital innovation. The company had rented an amazing facility and turned...

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8 Simple Steps to Hiring (and Keeping) Awesome Technical Talent

By Steve Cadigan I have spent the better part of the last 15 years of my professional life facing the steep challenge of recruiting developers across the globe and have to confess that trying to do this in Silicon Valley...

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Recruiting Starts with One Question: ‘Why Would Someone Want to Work for You?’

By Steve Cadigan Not long ago I was in a meeting with the executive team of a Silicon Valley company when the focus turned to their recruiting problems. They were facing what almost every company in the Valley faces--the challenge...

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