By: Graham Severson, Business Development Coordinator

Salo employees gathered this week our Connect & Educate event to hear tips on how to be more successful as a consultant.

A panel of tenured Salo consultants, including Jackie Lantry, Nicole Carter, Robert Morrison and Angela Ciagne, shared stories on the consulting challenges they’ve faced and how they achieve success. Here are a few questions that our panel addressed.
Continue Reading

By: Graham Severson, Business Development Coordinator

This week, members of the Salo team attended the Leading Edge HR Network (LEHRN) HR Tech Expo & Conference in St. Paul.

Continue Reading

Change is a large part of life. Some people are terrified of it while others embrace it. A year ago, one of Salo’s Business Development Director’s Cory Johnson had a choice to make; continue with the familiar or delve into something new.

Cory started his career within Boulay’s assurance practice. However, after nearly seven years of audit specialization, he knew it was time for a change.

Continue Reading

Changing your career can be exciting, confusing and at times scary. You might be thinking:

I want a new job. I want something where I can make an impact, but I don’t want to work my life away. How do I find a job that fits with my life instead of working my life around a job?

Salo Talent Connection Director Colleen Frankwitz’s answer: Have you ever considered consulting?

As Talent Connection Director, Colleen and her team meet with hundreds of people each year looking to make a change in their careers. More people are embracing contract work as a way to gain flexibility and variety in their work, but the consulting stigma still exists.

We sat down with Colleen to discuss what it’s really like to become a consultant.

Continue Reading

By: Graham Severson, Business Development Coordinator

 

Recruitment leaders from over 20 local companies gathered at Salo to discuss an increasingly important topic in HR: diversity recruiting.

Continue Reading

MINNEAPOLIS – March 10, 2017 – Salo LLC, the leader in driving business outcomes in finance, accounting and human resources, recently named Matt Berra as Business Development Director in its Chicago office. Berra will report to Managing Director, Adam Sprecher. Continue Reading

How can companies attract, retain and engage top talent?

 

Salo Managing Director Adam Sprecher joined Crain’s Chicago Staffing and Recruiting Roundtable to discuss industry trends and how companies can bolster their talent strategies.

Continue Reading

By: Leigh Borgeson, Talent Connection Specialist

My role at Salo is to connect with people every day. I’d like to say that meeting new people has always been easy for me, but I would be lying if I did. Here’s one thing I did that truly changed how I interact with others and sharpened my connecting skills.

Continue Reading

Studies project that consultants could make up to 50% of workforce by 2020

By: Allie Davis, Talent Connection Manager

In the past few years, Intuit¹, the U.S. government² and countless other research firms have all released projections that by the year 2020, up to 50% of the workforce will be ‘contingent’- a catch-all phrase to describe contractors, independent consultants, part-time workers and those who are self-employed. This is a big leap! In 1989, labor statistics indicated that only 6% of the workforce held contingent positions³. The paradigm of meaningful work is shifting. Many may look at the rise of the ‘gig economy’ as a temporary trend.  However, I can tell you from working in the staffing industry, I’ve seen firsthand this segment of the market thriving.

Continue Reading

By: Scott Wallace, Managing Director

Is your budget ready to go and able to guide your company for the upcoming year, or is it already out of sync with reality?  Many companies work through their budget process, only to find their budgets become obsolete within the first six months of the fiscal year.

 

Continue Reading