Category: Staffing and Contracting

Fast Advice for Ending Team Conflict 0

Fast Advice for Ending Team Conflict

In any organization, there are people with different personalities, talents and tendencies. This is often highly beneficial because different skills, expertise and perspectives are usually needed to tackle all the different challenges a team might...

How Your Best Team Member Can Be Your Weakest Link 0

How Your Best Team Member Can Be Your Weakest Link

A few years ago, Dixie Gillaspie, a consultant and business coach, was explaining the need for cross-training and process documentation when things went horribly wrong. She was addressing a medical management team and was...

Here’s Why Companies Really Hire Consultants 0

Here’s Why Companies Really Hire Consultants

Imagine that you’re researching a new market or investment opportunity for your firm, and you need to conduct extensive research and analysis to determine if it’s a good move. Or maybe you need to...

Four Consulting Trends That Can Benefit Your Company 0

Four Consulting Trends That Can Benefit Your Company

Earlier this year, Moody’s Analytics Knowledge Services wrote about some major trends that are changing the ways consulting firms do business, and these trends provide crucial opportunities for client companies to get more out...

Why Some Top Business Teams Fail 0

Why Some Top Business Teams Fail

It’s a puzzling problem that many companies and investors face. You assemble a team of individuals to take on a major new initiative or transform a business, but the effort unexpectedly sputters and ends in...

8 Key Questions to Ask During a Year-End Company Review 0

8 Key Questions to Ask During a Year-End Company Review

As another year winds down, many companies are already working on their forecasting and business plans for next year. It’s a time when many of us sift through reports and big data, analyzing the...

Graphite Consultants by the Numbers 0

Graphite Consultants by the Numbers

At Graphite, we’ve built one of the world’s largest networks for hiring independent consultants and top-tier business professionals. Through our online platform, corporations, startups, venture capital and private equity firms can hire talented consultants with...

Getting Hands-On Help with Hiring Consultants Online 0

Getting Hands-On Help with Hiring Consultants Online

For many companies, hiring consultants and freelancers online isn’t something they’re comfortable doing. You might be looking for top business talent, but you may be skeptical that an online hiring platform will deliver the qualified...

How Hiring a Consultant Can Alienate Your Team and How to Avoid It 0

How Hiring a Consultant Can Alienate Your Team and How to Avoid It

Hiring independent consultants is a great way to meet short-term business talent needs, but it can also alienate your current team members if you don’t approach it properly. When you hire an independent consultant...