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Post date: August 24, 2016
When recruiting board members, it’s natural to rely on tools that have been in your toolbox for many years. One of these techniques that has claimed center stage for decades is retained executive search. Chief human resources officers (CHROs), general counsels, and chairs of nominating committees...
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 3, 2016
Since 2002, when former Walgreens senior vice president of supply chain and logistics, Randy Lewis, advocated for hiring more individuals with disabilities in without sacrificing profitability and efficiency, more companies across the U.S. and other nations have been exploring the bottom-line...
Post date: June 11, 2019
Despite the promise and benefits of flexible work arrangements, many organizations are facing a usability problem—that is, even though flexible work arrangements are increasingly offered at the organizational level, many employees are simply not taking advantage of them.   Flexible work...
Post date: June 21, 2017
It’s estimated that 25 to 40 percent of management time (one to two days per week) is spent addressing employee conflict. According to one assessment, employees spend 2.8 hours per week involved in disagreement that disrupts the flow of work, with a cost of $359 billion paid hours per year.   The...
Post date: January 7, 2020
As we enter a new decade in the world of work, here are six trends HR leaders should keep in mind.  1. Pay equity and transparency will remain a priority.  Analyzing pay records for gender pay gaps and pay inequities is becoming standard practice, with remediation efforts not far behind, according...
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: February 10, 2017
The cost of inaction is huge. There are two types of companies today: the quick and the dead. When business leaders hesitate, they become lost leaders—literally. HR has never been known as a forward-looking, fast-moving actor in organizations. This is partly because HR’s view of itself has been...
Post date: May 11, 2017
Having just returned from London, the ubiquitous “mind the gap” message in the Underground is hard to forget. It is everywhere there, and the more I heard it, the more it seemed to pertain to many parts of our lives, not just disembarking from a train. There appear to be more gaps than ever these...
Post date: July 25, 2019
Over the last decade, most HR leaders have been obsessed by the role of millennials at work and figuring out how to meet the different expectations and needs of these young workers.Certainly, this has been important work. But, leaders need to be aware of a much bigger demographic challenge ahead:...