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The Great Debate: Project Consultant vs. Consulting Firm

Every organization has unique needs. To successfully meet those needs, a solution must be customized. Some situations will require the pre-created playbooks, horsepower and overhead of a large consulting firm. Other instances will call for one-off, hand-picked subject matter experts. The challenge, of course, is to know when you need which – or who – …

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Diversity and Inclusion Series: Managing Backlash from Diversity Training

By The Intersect Group

Many companies have put a huge emphasis on making sure they train employees in diversity and inclusion. A very good thing and LONG overdue. This “extra” push has been at the forefront of many an HR department’s and C-suite’s efforts since at least this past summer, and now six months in, it’s understandable that some …

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New Manager: Leading Meetings

By The Intersect Group

Managers…manage. They also…manage meetings. Lots of meetings. Probably too many meetings. So, as a new manager, we urge you to hold as few meetings as possible. (Especially because many of them are now on Zoom, and we are all oh-so tired of Zoom!) So this third post in will discuss two things: How to hold …

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Managers: Setting Clear Objectives for Your Team

By The Intersect Group

Hello, new manager!!! If you’re a newly minted manager, one of your goals is to become one someday soon. If you’ve been a manager for a few months or a couple of years, we understand that you probably have a lot of questions regarding how you can become a great manager. As we mentioned in …

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The Power of Business Analytics

By The Intersect Group

“It’s a fact: Organizations that prioritize business analytics perform better in the market.” Our Center of Excellence page opens with this simple, and yet powerful, sentence. So, what is the business of business analytics exactly? Here are a handful of definitions, thoughts and beliefs about business analytics that we love: “Tens of millions of connected …

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Diversity and Inclusion Series: Hiring Managers’ 2021 Diversity and Inclusion Resolutions

By The Intersect Group

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! And, it’s time to make some resolutions for 2021. And while 2020 turned out to be the Year of….So Much (in recruiting and everywhere), perhaps one of the most essential things HR departments and recruiters have realized is how crucial it is to hire for diversity and …

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The CPA Exam: Is It Worth It?

By Antoine Roberts, Client Director

The Certified Public Accountant (CPA) examination was originally developed as a precursor to join the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), the world’s largest member association representing the accounting profession. The test was an admissions requirement for membership. As reported by the Journal of Accountancy in their article, “What it was like to take …

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9 Tips for First-Time Managers

By The Intersect Group

Did you work your way up to management at your current employer? Did you leave one company for a job at another that puts you in a leadership role with direct reports? Either way, congratulations! And you’re probably a bit nervous, right? This is normal. You want to feel you can do the job, but …

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The Intersect Group’s STEM Scholarship

By The Intersect Group

Applications Accepted from December 15 – March 15 Recipients of four $3K college scholarships for fall 2021 to be announced in May The Intersect Group (TIG) offers four $3K scholarships for dependents of their employees, consultants, and clients who will be enrolled in college next year in a science, technology, engineering or mathematics (STEM) field of study. TIG Consultants themselves are also eligible for the …

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