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Post date: December 7, 2016
The CEO of any organization carries a lot of weight on his or her shoulders. Not only is he or she responsible for the well-being of the company, but his or her success and failure has real-life impact on the livelihood of all employees, as well as their families. Thus, CEO’s view talent management...
Post date: November 5, 2019
As an HR leader in the technology sector, Whitney Bennett has been able to apply her personal experience as a female leader in shaping company policies. Her tips on reducing bias in hiring are rooted in this blend of HR knowledge and first-hand experience.  HRPS: What parts of the hiring process...
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: 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: May 2, 2019
How do you create a real culture of feedback? The engagement and feedback tools now on the market give employees many ways to express their opinions. But is all this feedback leading to action? First, we do want employees to feel safe and comfortable talking about what’s on their minds. The growth...
Post date: April 30, 2019
Companies are recognizing that the modern workplace is posing some challenges to maintaining a healthy life. Take the UK, where 12 prominent banks and law firms—very traditional professions—launched the Mindful Business Charter, aimed at tackling long hours and reducing stress. The need for...
Post date: October 16, 2018
Most organizations waste an absurd amount of time arguing about three things: What to do, how to do it, and who should do it. Endless meetings are spent rehashing who is doing what by when. Despite that, no one ever knows who’s accountable for the steps that are decided upon, so employees don’t...
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: July 11, 2019
A recent veteran hiring survey found that 48 percent of employers said they pay more attention to job applications submitted by U.S. veterans and 68 percent said that, if they had two equally qualified candidates and one was a veteran, they would hire the veteran. With these ambitions in mind,...
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...