Hurdles in the Hunt for Talent

Kimberly Townsend, Director of HR & Recruiting for TeamPeople, outlines four challenges that companies must overcome to stay competitive in the race for talent this year: a shortage of skilled recruiters, the strong job growth in the economy, the plethora of technology and the ever-present shortage of time. HR managers must find ways to get ahead of these recruiting challenges so they can succeed in 2015. For tips on overcoming these obstacles, read the full article.


MSOs Move Towards Centralization

New research conducted by The Croner Company found that the organizational structure of medium-to-large MSOs is becoming more centralized with responsibility for revenue, costs and profit moving upstream. What’s driving this trend and which functions are being centralized?  To discover the answers, read the article by Mel and Hali Croner.

Six New Members Elected to CTHRA’s Board

The votes are tallied, and six new members have joined CTHRA’s board of directors: Doug Adkins, Vice President of HR for ESPN; Dave Crossen, Senior Vice President of HR for NBC Broadcasting and Advertising Sales; Marisa Famulare, Senior Vice President of HR, East Coast, for HBO; Fatimah Garvey, Vice President of Compensation for CBS Corporation; Judith Mills, Group Vice President of HR for Mediacom Communications; and Alisha Penick, Vice President of Talent Rewards, Engagement and Mobility at Turner Broadcasting System. To view the complete list of the 2015 board of directors, click here

Honoring HR Excellence: Whom Will You Nominate?

The start of a new year is the perfect time to reflect on which HR professionals in your company demonstrated outstanding achievement, leadership and innovation this past year. CTHRA will soon begin seeking nominations for its 2015 Excellence in HR Awards: Team Innovator of the Year, Leadership Excellence Award and Aspiring Leader. Whom will YOU nominate? Applications are due May 1, 2015. To view last year's award recipients, click here.

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