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Post date: March 1, 2017
Having being born and raised in Scotland, I have been reminded many times that the Scots have invented most things in the modern world: the steam engine, the bicycle, the telephone, and television, to name a few. While I don’t think we can attribute the 360 survey to fellow Scot Robert Burns, my...
Post date: May 10, 2017
How do you identify diverse leadership talent in your existing workforce? Susanne Bruyère, Ph.D., explains in Part 2 of our Disability and HR Strategy series. In Part 1, Susanne talked about how organizations can expand their talent pools and diversity outlooks. A diverse workforce brings with it a...
Post date: December 6, 2016
A key premise of Fearless HR: Driving Business Results is that a profession endeavoring to change must confront its past before embarking on its future. For the HR profession, you don’t have to look very far to see remnants of a somewhat checkered past. Despite numerous recent examples of HR...
Post date: June 28, 2016
Recently I’ve been in the path of a lot of changes. Since change doesn’t happen in a vacuum, there’s been this domino effect where one change that I didn’t spearhead inadvertently triggers the need for a second change that I do need to spearhead, and so on and so forth.  Fortunately, my immediate...
Post date: April 12, 2016
In Daniel Pink’s notable TED talk, “The Puzzle of Motivation,” he drew attention to our inability to bring more rigorous thinking, data, and evidence to decision-making in business. We can address that problem by learning how to apply scientific insights to help solve everyday business problems,...
Post date: July 5, 2017
A few decades ago, I worked at Bell Laboratories, which for a very long time was considered the paragon of innovation. Readers young enough not to recognize the name and reputation of Bell Labs might imagine the combined innovation horsepower of Apple, Google, and Tesla, along with five of your...
Post date: March 6, 2017
Cloud technology isn’t a new development. Many businesses functions utilize it for its wide range of benefits, including efficiency, transparency, and collaboration. But for human resources, it isn’t leveraged nearly enough. HR teams oversee a wide range of day-to-day operations, such as onboarding...
Post date: September 15, 2016
In today’s technology market, winning the war on talent may seem like an insurmountable task. From Silicon Valley start-ups to the 500 pound gorillas, we are all searching for similar talent with niche technical or stellar sales skills.  What is the company’s culture, and do the company’s actions...
Post date: February 2, 2017
Higher stakeholder expectations and increasingly complex risks are demanding different skill sets from professionals. For internal audit, that means evolving beyond traditional financial, operational, and general IT skill sets. It means expanding the function’s competencies based on a more...
Post date: May 24, 2017
Here’s the sad truth: The demand for HR reporting is insatiable. Accurate HR reporting is vastly harder than managers think it is. Most HR reports add little or no value. Let me underline that last point of “little or no value.” A manager at one of my workshops shared a story: An employee doing HR...