Strategic Employee Branding, Staffing and Recruiting

Employee Branding, Candidate Assessment, Workforce Planning, and College Recruiting

“LSA’s Strategic Employee Branding, Staffing and Recruiting solutions are top notch.  We piloted a customized behavioral interviewing program aligned with our employee brand and talent strategy to help ensure that we continue to hire the best and brightest while we rapidly scale. LSA’s ability to understand our employee brand, staffing strategy and our unique culture combined with their desire to ensure that the best practices framework truly fits our performance environment and is highly adopted by our people is a real blessing. Most other firms want to just ‘give you training.’ Not LSA, they are focused on helping me hit our hiring forecasts and attract and retain top talent.”
Jennifer Remling | Director of Global Recruiting | AKQA

If you are like most fast growing companies, chances are that your staffing and recruiting process is not what it should or could be. To hit your ever increasing and shifting targets, you need it to be impactful, efficient, and strategic. From sourcing quality candidates to meeting hiring forecasts to employee and internal branding, an effective staffing and recruiting process is a complex challenge.

Best-in-class organizations execute each Strategic Employee Branding, Staffing and Recruiting phase efficiently and in alignment with their business and people strategy.

Strategic Employee Branding and Recruitment 

Strategic Employee Branding and Recruitment is an essential element of an effective recruiting function. Your employee brand is your corporate calling card. It impacts your recruiting, engagement, and retention of current, potential, and future employees.

When it comes to Strategic Employee Branding and Recruitment, we help growing companies:

  • Research and analyze current employee and recruitment brand perception among internal stakeholders and external targets
  • Develop employee brand strategies that align with the company’s recruiting, talent and growth strategies
  • Analyze and redesign their current recruiting website to better attract top talent

New Hire Candidate Assessment

Advanced technology, social media, and a shifting economy have increased the flood of resumes (both qualified and unqualified) that bombard applicant tracking systems. Today’s recruiting websites often lack proficient applicant screening tools and make it easier than ever to apply for a position.

The right applicant screening software can act as a first-level filter to eliminate potential candidates who fall short of the basic requirements for your positions.

When it comes to applicant and candidate assessment, we help growing companies:

  • Identify the best candidate screening and assessment approach to fit the company strategy, recruiting goals and volume of applicants.

Workforce Planning Process

Workforce planning is the process of deciding how many people you will need in a particular area in a certain period of time. And conversely, workforce planning is also about taking a hard look at the talent market and assessing how many people are available and how difficult it will be to hire them.

When it comes to workforce planning expertise, we help growing companies:

  • Put together a more effective workforce planning process
  • Provide recruiters with training and skills in workforce planning
  • Research and understand the availability of targeted talent

College Recruiting

College recruiting can be an important ingredient in your overall workforce plan and recruiting strategy…or not. Depending upon historical data, key recruiting metrics, and your hiring managers , it could also be a colossal waste of resources.

When it comes to college recruiting, we help growing companies:

  • Develop an effective college recruiting strategy
  • Improve or design a complete college recruiting program
  • Train their key hiring managers to be better college recruiters.

To speak with an LSA Expert to learn about Strategic Employee Branding, Staffing and Recruiting program customization and delivery options onsite at your company, please contact us.

Related Information

We partnered with LSA to pilot a customized behavioral interviewing program to help ensure that we continue to hire the best and brightest as we continue to rapidly scale. LSA’s ability to understand our business and our unique culture combined with their desire to ensure that the best practices framework truly fits our performance environment and is highly adopted by our people is a real blessing. Most other firms want to just ‘give you training.’ Not LSA, they are focused on helping me hit our hiring forecasts and attract A players.

Jennifer Remling
Director of Global Recruiting

AKQA

LSA Global’s consultant brought a fresh perspective to our behavioral based interviewing strategy for two key executive positions we needed to fill, and their consultant helped us develop questions that produced a much deeper understanding of candidates’ capabilities. I am confident that the two new executives joining our organization have the right skills to add significant value. Throughout the process LSA was also very responsive in dealing with short lead time requests.

Because of the unique nature of our business, Excel is a core application in our accounting organization. After three attempts to find an Excel consultant who is capable of helping our finance team integrate advanced applications into our work processes we found LSA and Alex. He was not only a “Real” Excel expert but was masterful in helping us identify where to use Excel applications in our processes to increase our group’s efficiency.

SPO Partners & Co
Kim Silva, CFO

What a personal and professional pleasure it has been to Partner with LSA. They are truly a strategic partner with Wyse. For more than 5 years, LSA has been engaged in delivering various training and development solutions for Wyse, from custom on-site programs targeting specific core competencies, to working individually with clients to build job skills, and offering invaluable services to me and my team as we continue to build our learning programs. LSA’s representatives do more than sell a product, they offer a full service solution: they understand our business, our strategic initiatives, and the needs of our customers.

Jeff Rangel
Director of HR

Redwood Trust looked to LSA Global as a consulting partner to help us explore innovative and scholarly approaches to promote employee engagement and sustain the unique culture we’ve built over the last decade.

LSA helped us perpetuate coaching as a discipline across the organization by integrating our core values, goal setting and performance measurement metrics under an interactive coaching program.

We appreciate LSA’s commitment to cutting-edge practices and keeping us in step with the progressive front of our rapidly changing workplace environment.

Rosalyn Chan
Vice President, Human Resources

Redwood Trust

I just wanted to let you know how pleased I am with how the new employee on-boarding project went. The end product is wonderful! LSA has been great to work with. I really appreciate all the flexibility and the high quality.

Laurie Torres
Vice President of Human Resources

PDL

Having a training outsourcing partner like LSA to support our training and development needs has been a real benefit. In an emerging company where typically you can’t afford the infrastructure necessary to provide a full range of development venues to meet the broad needs of an organization, having an external partner who understands our business and our culture and offers everything from a wide range of open enrollment programs to customized organizational development consulting is almost as good (and in some cases better than) having your own internal Training and Organizational Development function.

Chris Wells
Vice President, HR and IT

As a Training Outsourcing Partner, LSA consistently saves me time and money by designing the right solutions and quickly bringing us the best experts to solve key business problems in a way that works for our unique culture. Their methodology and resources are fantastic and allow us to deploy better solutions faster. I highly recommend them to anyone looking to raise the talent bar with a true strategic partner.

Tim Bonnet
Director of Training and Organizational Development

Dimension Data

Thank you to LSA Global for their partnership and support in helping us to design and roll-out our valuable management development training program. I personally have partnered with LSA Global at four of my previous companies. It continues to be a delight working with LSA. We look forward to partnering with them at Blackhawk Networks for future training and consulting needs.

Suzanne Kinner
VP Human Resources

Blackhawk Network

We turned to LSA Global to help take our Information Systems behavioral interviewing process to the next level in terms of both efficiency and effectiveness. LSA quickly understood our unique culture and requirements.  They immediately helped us to improve our ability to continue to hire top talent that fits our culture as we rapidly scale.

Julie Pearl
Technical Program Manager

Google

We hired LSA Global to design and deliver a customized outdoor experiential new employee orientation program for our recent group of MBA new hires. The program designed helped reinforce WIPRO core values. The program will help the new MBA hires to build relationships with fellow associates and enhance the group’s ability to operate successfully in the global world. I recommend LSA for effective on boarding/outward bound training of new MBA hires.

Vishu Venkat, PHR
Talent Acquisition

It was a challenge to find a consultant with an approach to performance improvement that fit our unique culture and style. When we met with LSA we were surprised to discover their depth of expertise in the fields of motivation, developmental coaching and performance management and measurement.

Specifically, we were pleasantly surprised to find a company that could seamlessly integrate those three components without our folks feeling like the intervention was forced. They understood what we were trying to accomplish, helped us clarify our objectives, create a solid, refreshing approach that quickly got us moving and engaged people at all levels.

As they began to implement, I was thoroughly impressed with how they listened and made adaptations focused on our needs and business objectives. Overall, I couldn’t be happier that we found a partner in LSA.

Doug Hansen
President and Director

Redwood Trust

The customized new hire on-boarding process, coaching, tools, and measurement have provided a very useful structure and frame for the first 90-days for both me and our new hires. It has been a very positive experience from my perspective and will make it much easier to on-board my new hires.

Martyn Storey
Systems Engineer Manager

LSA is an instrumental training outsourcing partner in helping us to build management capacity and strategically invest in our people. Their flexibility, depth, and breadth of expertise allows us to deliver top quality solutions that are directly tied to key business plans. Their ability to custom design, deliver, and evaluate our Management Curriculum has been excellent. They are true business partners and a pleasure to work with.

Margaret M. Mader
Vice President, Human Resources

Hyperion

LSA demonstrated the criticality for executives to look beyond current ethics topics and focus on applying fundamental values in everything they do to demonstrate true leadership. They successfully delivered in two hours what most leadership development presenters would spend an entire day trying to communicate.

Nick Voyvodich, SPHR
HR Manager

Fujitsu

Thank you for a great leadership development session today. The facilitator was brilliant, and we really enjoyed his style and personality. The sales team got a lot out of it (as did I). I believe it will help us create an even higher performance environment by ensuring we have a common understanding of our environmental structure and are all working towards the same goals.

Simon Jefferson
Managing Director

AKQA

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