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Post date: August 7, 2019
As digitalization and the accompanying democratization of work disrupt traditional business models, organizations are adopting more agile, tech-enabled ways of working. Today, employers are deconstructing jobs and dispersing work around the globe to be completed by diverse pools of talent ranging...
Post date: August 20, 2019
“Can you help us hire for culture fit?” is a question I receive on a weekly basis. The real question companies should be asking is “Should we hire for culture fit and if so, how?” Many organizations believe that the ability of new hires to “fit” within the company culture directly impacts their job...
Post date: October 3, 2018
The Fall 2018 issue of People + Strategy focuses on living better to lead better. This blog post intended to further the conversation on what it means to change the way we work, live, and engage with our workplace lives. During World War II, the rush to produce munitions in sufficient quantities to...
Post date: February 5, 2019
In business, there can be a dizzying (and, at times, annoying) amount of jargon and business speak floating around the latest, hottest trends. Last year it was all about CX, or the customer experience. Everyone was focused on ramping up CX—what else can we do to surprise and delight our customers?...
Post date: March 21, 2019
Transformational leadership is easy to understand, easy to implement, and more realistic than some of the other leadership forms. Transformational leadership is one leadership style that should be embraced at the senior level of organizations to manage organizational knowledge through implementing...
Post date: May 8, 2019
Organizational charts, titles, and job descriptions serve important purposes. Use them to do the right thing. Don’t let them get in the way of doing the right thing. Set up strategies to counterbalance organizational structures. What is Amazon’s senior leadership’s biggest concern for their...
Post date: September 20, 2018
If you asked most organizations, they’ll likely tell you one of two things when it comes to their hiring process. Either they think, “It’s just fine as is, and thank you very much for asking.” Or they’ll tell you, “We’re working on implementing industry best practices (whatever they happen to be)...
Post date: April 12, 2017
Millennials are the largest generation in the workforce today, making up 50 percent of the candidates for open positions. Employers across industries—ranging from consumer products, finance, health care, manufacturing, and more—are competing for top talent against technology giants and startups. To...
Post date: August 9, 2018
Right now, we are living in a skills revolution—that’s to say that new skills are emerging as fast as others become obsolete. At the same time, 46 percent of U.S. employers report difficulty filling jobs when unemployment is low. New jobs are being added and employers report double-digit hiring...
Post date: November 8, 2018
Your culture is something other companies can try to replicate, but will always be uniquely yours. It was formed over time and has hopefully grown into a strategic advantage. When you bring on a new leader, it’s important they understand not only where you’re headed, but also how your culture will...