Rich Diaz, President

Rich Diaz, President
Rich joined Advanced Resources as President in 2009, bringing more than 15 years of experience working for high growth, results-oriented companies. Prior to Advanced Resources, Rich was a Managing Director at SolomonEdwardsGroup (SEG), a CFO services firm offering consulting, staffing, and search services. While at SEG he was responsible for opening both the Chicago and Kansas City markets. Prior to joining SolomonEdwardsGroup, Rich was the Area Managing Director for MPS Group a $2 billion dollar professional services firm, where he oversaw the Kansas, Missouri, and Oklahoma markets. While at the MPS Group, Rich was recognized as one of the top producers throughout the company. Rich started his career with Century Personnel which was acquired by SOS Staffing a $250 million dollar staffing firm based in Utah. While at SOS Staffing he served as an Area Manager, and managed as many as 10 branch offices throughout the Midwest. Rich completed his BS Degree in Psychology from Northwest Missouri State University.
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HR Insights Magazine: Think Like an Investor at HR Budget Time

Posted by Rich Diaz, President on Oct 7, 2016 1:59:11 PM

“Great vision without great people is irrelevant.”  —Jim Collins

Every issue of Advanced Resources’ HR Insights contains news and observations that HR departments and hiring managers need to make the best staffing decisions for their organizations. Success comes down to people: without the right people in the right places, no company can achieve long-term success. In this edition, industry experts share their suggestions for finding—and retaining—the best employees.

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Topics: Staffing & Recruiting, Human Resources

Ten Tips for Defeating the Time Thief [HR Insights Magazine July/August 2016]

Posted by Rich Diaz, President on Jul 22, 2016 10:30:33 AM

“As soon as you open your mind to doing things differently, the doors of opportunity practically fly off their hinges.” — Jay Abraham

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Topics: Staffing & Recruiting, Human Resources, Career/Interview Tips

10 Realities That Undermine Your Knowledge-Retention Efforts [HR Insights Magazine May/June 2016]

Posted by Rich Diaz, President on Jun 10, 2016 2:06:20 PM

 

“As soon as you open your mind to doing things differently, the doors of opportunity practically fly off their hinges."  

Jay Abraham

 

Advanced Resources’ HR Insights brings you the latest industry news so you can stay abreast of current trends and recent developments in the HR and staffing fields—and stay ahead of your competition.

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Topics: Staffing & Recruiting, Human Resources

2020 Vision: The Importance of Long-Range Planning [HR Insights Magazine March/April 2016]

Posted by Rich Diaz, President on Apr 8, 2016 12:43:45 PM

“As soon as you open your mind to doing things differently, the doors of opportunity practically fly off their hinges.” —Jay Abraham 

As always, the articles in Advanced Resources’ HR Insights cover a wide range of workplace and HR issues. The content in this edition is no exception, but also shares a common theme: thinking outside the box. People use this phrase all the time, and sometimes it comes across as meaningless fluff. But thinking outside the box—exploring options and ideas that aren’t obvious (and at first glance might even seem far-fetched)—can often be just what a company needs to jump ahead of its competition.

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Topics: Staffing & Recruiting, Human Resources, Thought Leadership

Intellectual Capital and the Future of HR [HR Insights Magazine Jan/Feb]

Posted by Rich Diaz, President on Feb 12, 2016 3:48:09 PM

“If I had six hours to chop down a tree, I’d spend the first four hours sharpening the axe.” —Abraham Lincoln

Whether you’re felling a tree or running a business, you must use the correct tools if you want to do your job well (or even at all!). For a logger, the right tool is an axe. For anyone in the HR and staffing fields, the right tools include good people, expertise in the industry, and a commitment to excellence. Every issue of Advanced Resources HR Insights brings you news, suggestions, and insight that are relevant to your work—and that can help you keep your own axes prepared.

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Topics: Human Resources, Thought Leadership

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