HR strategy

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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...
Post date: September 6, 2018
Most companies understand that collaboration is the lifeblood of any organization. Being able to work well in teams and across platforms is crucial for success. In fact, a study by Deloitte shows that collaborative employees work 15 percent faster and do 70 percent better work.  A major component...
Post date: September 27, 2018
Employee engagement has become a major initiative in organizations attempting to improve their performance. It makes sense: Engaged employees are committed and more likely to volunteer their energy toward organizational goals. How to create this energy is not as clear. We believe the key to...
Post date: August 30, 2018
Few leaders will admit it, but time and again the growth of their organizations outruns their skills. The same approaches and capabilities that once helped them succeed in their careers no longer apply as organizational challenges get more sophisticated, requiring leaders to change the way they...
Post date: January 15, 2019
Conceptually, work-life balance has been around for decades. We’re all familiar with the basic notion that there should be a healthy balance of life to work, that one does not dominate the other for an extended period of time. In practice, this is not always easy to achieve. Often work overtakes...
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: May 15, 2017
I don’t know who first balked at calling HR “soft.” It may have been HR executives who were tired of working their fingers to the bone to build productive cultures, only to have their efforts trivialized. Or it may have been savvy consultants, who realized if they could position their “people”...
Post date: October 4, 2018
With 2017 recording an all-time high of over 1,500 data breaches, businesses have started taking measures to better protect their data. While the concept of protecting data is certainly not new, more companies are starting to realize the importance of not only protecting customer data, but employee...
Post date: November 29, 2018
What does it mean when “culture” is a part of your job title or role description? Can one person (or even a whole functional area) alone be totally in charge of and wield its power?  Culture is not about amenities, employee appreciation days, company picnics, or community service events. It is “a...
Post date: February 14, 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 articles here: Making It Work, Working With Sherpas, and Mentoring...