Trillium Insights

Thoughts and Insights from Trillium's Practice Leaders

Likability Matters More

Likability Matters More

I was debriefing with a client recently to understand their thought process for choosing a Project Manager to lead one of their strategic initiatives, and my takeaway was a reminder that "People do business with people they like". The consultant we presented for the role was imminently qualifie... Continue reading…

The Art and Science of Finding Talent

The Art and Science of Finding Talent

A few of our clients recently told us that they are dismayed at how similar the resumes that they are receiving from staffing firms look, and in many cases, the candidate’s skills do not match up with their resumes. It is often hard to determine the depth of skill that a person has when th... Continue reading…

Potential versus Production

Potential versus Production

Watson seems to be all over the news lately. From tax preparation IBM Watson and H&R Block, to diagnosing cancer IBM Watson Fighting Cancer, IBM’s AI product seems to be having a resurgence.  I say resurgence because over five years ago Trillium managed projects that successfully in... Continue reading…

What’s the big deal anyway?

What’s the big deal anyway?

Some people believe resume, LinkedIn and Internet sourcing is so easy that sourcing is either dying or dead or can be performed for $6/hour. After all, resume and LinkedIn sourcing appears simple and easy on the surface, however – it is deceptively difficult and complex. Anyone can find cand... Continue reading…