Kim Henderson

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As a career staffing/ HR professional, I enjoy helping others excel in our evolving industry. I lead Cobalt Compass Solutions, which provides consulting and training services for the staffing and HR industry. Prior Cobalt Compass, I had 28 years in the staffing/HR industry and served
as a member of executive leadership at Hays PLC.  As SVP of Client Services and Global Accounts, I was responsible for the development of international and strategic accounts and also established the Government Solutions business which acquired clients at the state / DOD level.  Before joining Hays, I worked for Kforce Inc where I served on the executive team and was responsible for the national sales strategy with execution across product lines. I have a MBA from the University of Miami and a BS in Journalism from the University of Florida. Additionally, I have Project Management (PMP) and Six Sigma Lean certifications and  contribute as a freelance writer for SIA --The Staffing Stream blog.

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Articles by Kim Henderson

As the economy added 263,000 jobs in November and unemployment was at 3.7%, it became clear that hiring defied expectations of a slowdown. There is still a demand for experienced candidates, so how do we find skilled workers in this quest for talent? A successful recruiting strategy starts with acknowledging that you won’t solve your current hiring challenges by applying the solutions of the past. Most companies compete for the same narrow set of candidates, but you can gain an edge by hunting for talent where others are not.

What are the less common sources of talent?

February 8, 2023

November 1, 2022