The business was growing rapidly, but HR technologies and processes had not kept up. Systems were outdated and didn’t speak to each other, so employees were performing significant manual work through databases, spreadsheets, and paper documents.
I have so many horrible ideas. This isn’t a self-effacing comment, but instead a reflection of a lifetime’s accumulation of what my wife describes as a “magnetic draw to the absurd.” In fact, we have a running joke that I should open a company called, Eight Second Brands. In her...