By Ron Mester Editor’s Note: This is the last of 12 essays from the new book, The Rise of HR; Wisdom From 73 Thoughts Leaders. It’s compiled by Dave … Read more
Ron Mester is president and CEO of ERE Media, Inc., which, through its four brands (TLNT, ERE, SourceCon, and The Fordyce Letter), is the pre-eminent source for information about talent acquisition and talent management. Before joining ERE Media, Mester served for eight years as president and CEO of Staffing Industry Analysts (SIA), transforming the company into the premier research and analysis firm covering the contingent workforce. He also spent 11 years with Towers Perrin (now Towers Watson) — including five years as a partner — where he advised Fortune 1000 companies in more than a dozen industries on human capital strategy, organizational effectiveness, and overall business strategy. He also served as an executive at two venture-backed startups in the research/business intelligence space and earned a patent for Zoomerang, which became one of the world’s top online survey tools (before being acquired in 2012 by SurveyMonkey).
Assembling the right combination of talent is about MUCH MORE than just recruiting well. Cornerstone No. 1 (out of 3) for building a high performance … Read more
Building a high performance workforce is easier said than done. There are a number of reasons why a high performance workforce is hard to implement, but … Read more
How do you define a high performance workforce? Over the next few weeks we’ll be discussing what a high performance workforce is, how you can implement one … Read more