HR

Results 1 - 10 of 26
Post date: August 25, 2016
The business process of performance management often seems like an isolated room within the “human capital” house (see figure below). The walls around the room appear opaque, with little visibility or clarity provided to a workforce that wants to understand what informs the performance management...
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: October 14, 2016
At the beginning of this year, one of our clients relaunched their wellness program. They had spent the previous months searching for the right backend vendor to support their goals, and they were determined to improve upon the underwhelming participation they had in years past. As such, they were...
Post date: February 8, 2017
In one of his last keynote speeches before his retirement, John Chambers, Cisco’s CEO of 20 years, predicted that more than one-third of businesses today will be dead in 10 years. “The only ones that will survive will turn their companies into digital, techie versions of themselves, and many will...
Post date: November 1, 2016
Bob Dylan was certainly right when he said “times they are a-changin’”— and of course they always will be. Management expert Gary Hamel made a similar observation: “What distinguishes our age from every other is not the world-flattening impact of communications, not the economic ascension of India...
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: 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: July 7, 2016
This is the first of a four-part series looking at the dynamics of today’s workforce and how demographic shifts are impacting the workplace. In this article, we explore the challenges a graying workforce presents to employers, and how companies can proactively develop plans to accommodate this...
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: February 6, 2017
Talent acquisition is always a prime area of focus for companies and HR professionals. With an improving economy and subsequent labor market, finding the right people for the job and retaining them will be an increasing challenge. Identifying expanded sources of labor to fill this gap is imperative...