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.

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I have worked with other training companies and found it to be more of a seller/buyer relationship than one of matching the right expertise to our business issues. That’s what LSA does – ask the hard questions, listen, and understand our business needs. We receive the benefit of their expertise from assistance with personal development plans to enhancing team performance, to looking at enterprise-wide challenges. It’s all about helping our business succeed as we grow. Right now, LSA is providing great ideas, a fresh approach, and valuable guidance as we develop our management team and accelerate our client relationship management results.

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Anna Meyer
Leadership Development

Intuit

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.

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Chris Wells
Vice President, HR and IT

I wanted to let you know how much I enjoyed working with LSA on the design and delivery of the experiential new employee on-boarding training. I’ve been getting tons of positive unsolicited feedback. You truly exceeded everyone’s expectations.

Steven Gray
US Enterprise Services

We partnered with LSA to help custom design, deliver, and measure an advanced new employee on-boarding and measurement process. The process was well thought out and bought into by sales leadership. The combination of targeted sales tools, technology, coaching, performance plans, training and reinforcement made all the difference.  The pilot program in EMEA was a big success and the solution quantifiably improved new employee and hiring manager satisfaction and increased the speed to sales quota for new hires. We are continuing to work with LSA Global to scale the program in other GEOs and expand to cover more roles at VMware.  I would recommend LSA Global for any sales enablement team looking to increase the engagement and speed to productivity of their sales force. We are excited to implement the program globally across VMware as we continue to scale.

Rochana Golani
Director, Global Field Readiness

We have had a very beneficial partnership with LSA for over 2 years. The recent Leadership Development Program that they designed and customized with us to help us identify, develop, and retain top leaders in the organization was a huge success. It was instrumental in helping take our company and our key people to the next level. I would recommend their training and consulting services to anyone looking to develop and retain top talent.

Steve Janowsky
Vice President of Operations

Proxicom

We engaged LSA to design and deliver a 6-month custom executive coaching program for a group of our key leaders. The focus of the program was to help a core group of senior leaders to leverage previous investments in management training, to ensure the engagement and retention of key employees, and to push critical strategic initiatives forward. Even with the high expectations of our senior people, LSA has completely exceeded our expectations. I would recommend them to anyone looking to create and implement a custom coaching methodology using proven tools to drive true change.

Ivan Fukumoto
Senior HR Manager - Staffing, Training, & Development

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

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

LSA seamlessly integrated those components without our folks feeling like the intervention was forced. They understood what we were trying to accomplish, helped us clarify our objectives, and created a solid, refreshing approach that quickly got us moving and engage at all levels across the organization.Overall, I couldn’t be happier that we found a true strategy and implementation partner in LSA.

Doug Hansen
President and Director

Redwood Trust

LSA Global has provided our Employee Engagement Survey for the past 3 years. Their ability to administer the survey, help us sort through complex organizational changes that impact reporting, and provide flexible, customized report formats gives a high level of comfort and confidence in the work. The survey results have helped us identify and take actions to address the concerns of our Gen Y workforce. In all, LSA provides us with great value, and I would highly recommend them.

Mike Normant
Senior Director, Training & Development

Service Source

We partnered with LSA Global to help us invest in our people in the areas of performance coaching, diversity, and inclusion. They focused on helping us succeed and were very flexible in meeting our specific needs. LSA Global exceeded my expectations from a speed, quality, and value standpoint. I would recommend LSA Global to anyone looking for a true business partner.

Anita Luckinbill
Director, Human Resources

We partnered with LSA Global to help us invest in our people. LSA designed a modular and customized management curriculum that allows us to deliver top quality solutions to our managers and leaders. We consider LSA to be our learning and development partner and our LSA consultants to be an extension of our team.

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