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SKILLSHARP

WE INCUBATE TALENT TO MEET YOUR CURRENT AND FUTURE HIRING NEEDS

 

SkillSharp is a professional development firm founded by a collective of emerging businesses, Targa Talent, Max Edwards Company, and Mercury Staffing & Consulting, that specializes in all aspects of Talent Management. It is apparent that small, medium, and large corporations are all being impacted by the increasing difficulty and rising costs of attracting, recruiting, developing, and retaining a productive workforce in such a competitive talent marketplace. SkillSharp was created to provide customizable workforce development plans to support the hiring of specific skills within any organization.

 

If your business values working with certified minority-owned businesses (MBE) that collectively deliver innovative recruiting strategies that produce larger pools of qualified talent for our clients’ workforce needs, let’s discuss how SkillSharp can support your current and long-term growth and revenue plans.

 

SKILLSHARP’S CUSTOMIZED TALENT MANAGEMENT SOLUTIONS ARE DESIGNED TO MAXIMIZE ROI FOR OUR CLIENTS BY BUILDING SELF-SUSTAINING SYSTEMS THAT CONTINUOUSLY IMPROVES:

  • WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT
  • INCREASES VOLUME OF ADVERTISING AND BRANDED SOCIAL CONTENT
  • EXTENDS THE REACH OF PHILANTHROPIC EFFORTS IN THE COMMUNITY

 

Our unique approach focuses on simultaneously executing customized recruiting strategies that lower our clients’ operational costs, promoting the clients’ employment brand, expanding social responsibility efforts, and improving the effectiveness of retaining and developing their current team.

 

We align our clients’ workforce needs with experienced functional experts who act as project leads and coaches to train and curate self-sustaining and continuously improving talent pipelines. Through our deep relationships within the military, industry associations, professional groups and colleges, we plan and execute project-based development strategies that engage and attract underrepresented talent, including veterans, women and diverse professionals. 

 

THE VALUE WE DELIVER:

  • BUILD and CURATE larger pools of skilled, qualified talent for recruitment and selection.
  • INTEGRATE partners’ content development, sales/partnerships, recruiting, and charitable giving into a self-sustaining system that delivers ongoing value.
  • ASSIST US Military veterans and service members to make successful transitions to civilian careers.
  • EMPOWER professional talent from underrepresented communities to learn & practice high performance.

 

CAN YOUR BUSINESS AFFORD NOT TO ACHIEVE THESE SHARED GOALS:

  • Building larger pools of qualified candidates while lowering overall recruiting spend.
  • Establish a greater philanthropic footprint in the community and society which is sustainable.
  • Produce higher volumes of creative content that generates additional revenue.

 

 

About the Hosts

Brian Wright

Brian Wright is the Co-Founder & President of Max Edwards Company. MEC is a business consulting and professional development firm specializing in growth and engagement strategies for companies, communities, and individual professionals.

Brian has nearly 25 years of Human Resources and Talent Acquisition experience working for some of the largest media and entertainment brands in the world. (i.e., Universal Studios, House of Blues, Disney, Warner Bros., FOX Sports) Over his tenure in television, Brian led diverse teams that planned and executed major projects such as the launch of nine new broadcast and cable networks.

Following his career in corporate, Brian made the pivot to consulting where he leverages recruiting expertise and professional development strategies to help businesses build high-performing teams. Over the past four years, Brian has expanded his services to business development and strategic advisement for corporations, foundations, and non-profits. Also, he provides executive coaching and professional development strategies for professionals, recent graduates, and veterans. Our signature program is the AT&T Veterans Media Fellowship, which is in its second year and has doubled in size.

Todd Nakasone

Todd Nakasone is the Co-Founder of Targa Talent Group which provides Talent Acquisition Advisory and Consulting services to the Media, SaaS, FinTech, Electric Vehicle industries. His Talent Acquisition and Executive search career spans 26 years working for some of the world’s largest media brands such as Warner Bros. NBCUniversal, Disney & FOX Television Group. During his career he’s placed executives in Production, TV Development, Legal, PR, Operations, Marketing, Technology, Finance/Accounting and Sales.

Todd started his career in corporate as a Financial Analyst, but transitioned to Recruiting to help his candidates pursue their career aspirations.

Mike Daniels

Mike Daniels is an independent recruitment consultant who has over 20 years of experience partnering with numerous media and entertainment organizations to staff critical roles in engineering/technology, product, marketing, accounting/finance, business development, and television production.

His clients include:
• Warner Bros
• FOX Entertainment Group
• FOX Networks Group
• Viacom/CBS
• NBCUniversal