By Brian Sommer on June 13, 2013
Mercer Assessment Mercer, part of Marsh & McLennan, is a blue-chip, top-drawer HR consultancy that also happens to have a material amount of intellectual property (IP), thought leadership and software. Like any good consultancy, Mercer probably can find a way to solve most big firms’ touchiest HR issues. When consulting and software are part of […]
By Jason Busch on January 14, 2013
Over on Spend Matters PRO, my colleague Peter Smith recently penned a must-read column for software providers, BPOs and consultants in the procurement and supply chain ecosystem: Providers Take Note: A Look Inside the Brain of a CPO (subscription content – try before you buy here). His post got me thinking about writing a similar […]
By Michael Krigsman on July 12, 2012
There are consultants out there who will take advantage of the client. Here are some tips to protect yourself.
By Jason Busch on April 6, 2012
Over on our sister site Healthcare Matters, my partner in crime Tom Finn recently published a post titled: How Much Does Your Doctor Make?. Tom begins by quoting “an old joke about a housewife who complains about the $175 she just paid…
By Brian Sommer on February 8, 2011
Suppose a consulting firm is helping your company choose between upgrading your ERP software or replacing it with a new SaaS (software as a service) solution. If the functionality is close, which solution would they recommend? Some clients might be surprised to learn that a consultant would recommend the on-premise solution over the cloud/SaaS solution […]
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By Michael Krigsman on January 11, 2011
The best consultants, who genuinely do the right thing for clients, are worth their weight in gold.
By Brian Sommer on February 16, 2010
Few firms ever really tell you how to get ahead. Even those that do often leave out some critical information. If you’re lucky enough to get a job offer these days – read this post.
By Jason Busch on November 13, 2009
I tend to think of myself as a rationale person, who at least usually tries to always do the right thing when it comes to serving as a bridge for others to connect. Now, the right thing might not always be on someone else’s ideal timeline, but if the…