HR strategy

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Post date: February 28, 2019
New research by Burning Glass Technologies, a company that analyzes nearly a billion job postings and employee resumes from millions of companies, has documented a growing and under-the-radar trend in the workforce. Jobs are rapidly becoming more “hybrid,” combining skill sets that previously never...
Post date: January 31, 2019
In her bestselling book, Mindset: The New Psychology of Success, psychologist Dr. Carol S. Dweck identifies a personality trait she calls a “growth mindset.” In contrast to certain other mindsets, people with a growth mindset believe that measures of personal potential such as intelligence,...
Post date: April 28, 2017
Diversity recruiting can create a more welcoming workplace culture, fuel innovation, and fatten the bottom line. Sounds good, right? If you’ve answered that with a resounding “yes,” then here are five steps you can take to get your own diversity recruiting program off the ground: 1. Develop a...
Post date: October 17, 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. We’ve been taught since childhood to “lead by example”, but does this maxim...
Post date: June 25, 2019
Knowing how well you are performing at work is often difficult. To accurately assess your own performance, you typically need information from others, information which is not often voluntarily provided. Because of this, academics and practitioners advise employees and managers to seek feedback...
Post date: December 13, 2018
In the world of HR, we have competency models that guide recruiting, learning, performance, and promotion. These models focus in areas of leadership, professional skills, and functional knowledge. What could possibly be missing? According to Deloitte’s Human Capital Survey, employees are changing...
Post date: December 11, 2018
Productivity is a huge focus in our modern workplace, and there are plenty of elements that go into running a productive organization, including an enormous selection of apps that help us do our jobs efficiently. In fact, the average employee uses 28 apps to get their work done. But too many tools...
Post date: May 28, 2019
Founded in 1877, Barilla Group is a global business with revenues in excess of €3bn, selling its products to more than 100 countries.  BackgroundWhen Talita Erickson joined Barilla America as General Counsel in October 2012, the Italian conglomerate did not have a formal practice of addressing...
Post date: May 7, 2019
Clay Shirky said it best, “Abundance breaks more things than scarcity.”  By now, it’s well-known that startups with new business models have used an abundance mindset to dislodge long-established incumbents. For example, Uber is doing it to the taxi industry; Airbnb to lodging; PivotDesk to office-...
Post date: March 26, 2019
The business value of traditional performance management models is collapsing. Instead of clarifying expectations and building morale, legacy annual appraisal models of performance management can alienate talented and typical employees alike. While personal and enterprise tools and technologies for...