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Post date: November 14, 2019
Many employees want to do meaningful work and they want their employer to either support or align with their values and identities. When that doesn’t happen, employees generally have three choices: leave the organization, try to bring change within the organization, or just shut up and deal with it...
Post date: January 9, 2020
As employers look for new ways to hire and keep skilled employees, some have begun to leverage artificial intelligence (AI) to more precisely compensate workers. They want pay offers and salary adjustments to reflect the value of an employee's skills rather than the compensation level of a specific...
Post date: May 26, 2017
At many organizations, the “local” human resources rep isn’t local anymore. And neither are the employees. The “office” is the 30th floor in a skyscraper one day, a coffee shop the following week, and a living room with a crying baby the next. The diffusion of work from offices to digital...
Post date: March 14, 2019
Although women make up a small percentage of senior leadership, female leaders are often rated as more competent—by both bosses and subordinates—than their male peers. And yet, many organizations continue to equate leadership potential with a handful of personality traits that don’t correlate to...
Post date: January 10, 2019
This post is part of an ongoing series that provides lessons and techniques for readers to supercharge their leadership development programs and implement a reliable pipeline for their company’s future leadership. Read the previous posts here and here.  When I was five years old, my mother placed a...
Post date: September 9, 2019
To lead in an ever-changing world, today’s chief HR officers (CHRO) must act swiftly, pushing through unfamiliar boundaries to find innovative business solutions. At the same time, they must continue to ensure the excellence of transactional HR programs such as pay and benefits.  HR leaders’...
Post date: August 6, 2019
Artificial intelligence (AI) expert Kai-Fu Lee estimates that within 10 to 20 years 40 to 50 percent of jobs in the U.S. will be technically capable of being automated. He stresses that inertia, new jobs, and other forces will likely diminish the amount of actual job losses to 10 to 25 percent. A...
Post date: January 14, 2020
In the workplace, asking for help can mean the difference between success and failure. This isn’t anecdotal—in fact, research has revealed a number of proven benefits, such as:  Higher job performance and satisfaction. New-hire success.  Finding jobs—or talent for job openings.  Creativity and...
Post date: December 20, 2018
The annual salary increase should induce smiles and satisfaction. But often it does not. Faced with the typical 3 percent bump, employees frequently point to sites like Glassdoor that show higher pay for similar roles. Managers agonize over tight budgets. Yet, they acknowledge quietly that there...
Post date: June 17, 2020
In these days of high emotion and polarization, it's hard to know how or even whether to address the feelings of anger, despair or frustration that may be percolating among employees at the workplace. But it would be a mistake for company leaders and managers to stay silent, said Eric Ellis, a...