How Giving Feedback Transforms Leaders

By Melanie Vargas | Leadership, Feedback, Book Review | No Comments

This year, I started an amazing journey. I began my education at Hudson Institute’s coaching certification program. I am fascinated by how we transform as individuals. It is the primary reason…

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Training for New Managers – the Cure for Future Bad Bosses

By Melanie Vargas | Leadership, Management, Training, Development | No Comments

Employees are often promoted to management because they have the technical skills to be successful in their position.  Subsequently, they are not given the tools to be effective in their new role.…

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Teamwork – 5 Things I Learned in the Operating Room

By Kendra Fuller, SPHR, SHRM-SCP | Leadership, Teamwork, Communication, Mentoring | 2 Comments

Last year, I underwent the rather unpleasant experience of dealing with trigger finger. It’s definitely not as cool as it sounds and has nothing to do with shooting nor cowboys. In fact, it was…

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The Value of Emotional Intelligence... Even for Engineers

By Melanie Vargas | Leadership, Human Resources, Recruiting, Emotional Intelligence | No Comments

According to the World Economic Forum's "Why you need Emotional Intelligence",  “90% of top performers are also high in emotional intelligence (EQ). On the flip side, just 20% of bottom performers…

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What Makes HR Successful in an Organization?

By Shannon Swift | Leadership, Company Culture, Service, HR | No Comments

What makes HR successful in an organization?  How do we create successful relationships and outcomes for the contribution we make for our organizations? I’ve been thinking a lot about this and…

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The Viaduct Closure Doom vs the Dedicated Employee – Practical HR Solutions

By Kristina M. Pfeil, MBA | Morale, Planning | No Comments

Heard at the workplace: “Sorry I was late; the traffic was terrible. Viaduct? … they did what? Blew up the viaduct? I didn’t know. Guess I was paying too much attention to the Seahawks and missed…

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Swift HR Solutions is on Inc 5000 Fastest Growing Companies List

By Swift HR Team | Awards, Success Story, News | No Comments

We are thrilled to announce that Swift HR Solutions has been named to this year's Inc. 5000 list, the 37th annual ranking of the fastest-growing private companies in the U.S. from Inc. magazine. …

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A Taxonomy of Troublemakers for Those Navigating Difficult Colleagues

By Swift HR Team | Leadership | No Comments

University of Pennsylvania Clinical Professor of Psychiatry Dr. Jody Foster has seen her career in behavioral health and her Wharton MBA converge in unexpected ways. Once she consulted with a company…

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Wanted: Cybersecurity professionals to protect data

By Swift HR Team | Consulting | No Comments

"HR professionals like Lorraine Gauvin, a managing partner with Swift HR Solutions, says she has her work cut out for her when it comes to finding and placing cybersecurity talent. Swift has worked…

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Tech's Damaging Myth of the Loner Genius Nerd

By Swift HR Team | Recruiting, Technology, Venture Capital | No Comments

The Google engineer who was fired last week over his memo wrote that most women were biologically unsuited to working in tech because they were more focused on "feelings and aesthetics than ideas"…

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