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Post date: June 9, 2017
By Ian Stewart In October and November 2016, Kaplan surveyed more than 280 UK-based human resources and leadership and professional development professionals to determine the role that learning and development would play within their organization in 2017. With Brexit, commercial uncertainty and...
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: August 11, 2017
There is plenty of research on how to alleviate stress in your organization. Here is what I have found to be the most rigorous, statistically valid, independent research on workplace stress—and the precise steps your HR department can take to reduce it:   Job stress is largely due to a fundamental...
Post date: October 31, 2019
Communication skills are vital for any professional in the workplace. However, top leaders are expected to be well versed in two specific areas of communication: persuasion and public speaking.  Persuasion and Influence People try to persuade others but they seldom succeed. It is difficult to...
Post date: October 3, 2019
HRPS: What is driving the increase in the skills gap? Why aren’t traditional methods working in closing the gap?  Jeanne: As many as 375 million global workers will need to switch their occupations because technology will make what they are doing obsolete. The pace of change has never been this...
Post date: June 18, 2019
In today’s fast-paced business environment, effective change management is more important than ever. The ability to respond quickly to changing business conditions lends resiliency to an organization and allows it to take advantage of new opportunities as they arise. This can only be achieved...
Post date: March 13, 2017
If the HR profession coheres around an accepted purpose, it can become more aggressive, proactive, and bold. A shared sense of purpose enables faster decision-making, less confusion and realistic expectations. The bottom line for HR is that it must be more about the bottom line. Simply stated: HR’s...
Post date: September 7, 2016
Analytics should be used in organizations to uncover the key people drivers of actual business outcomes (e.g. sales, profits, turnover). Instead, most organizations are using analysis to just create more reports and more metrics.  Misguided metrics typically focus on HR efficiencies, such as time-...
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: August 18, 2017
Why is it that when testing out a concept for a new restaurant, people are willing to spend more money if the restaurant is named Studio 97 rather than Studio 17? How is it that a tall person with a deep voice is perceived to be more capable than someone who is shorter with a higher voice? How come...