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Post date: August 28, 2017
Think back to your first professional job. You probably felt relatively useless during the first few weeks, and your employer expected a ramp-up period. After asking questions, observing behaviors, and learning from mistakes, you became successful at your job—with plenty of help from others. Most...
Post date: November 21, 2019
International rotational programs—assigning employees to short work assignments abroad—can be an innovative way for an organization to retain future leaders. The programs do have immigration compliance and tax risks, however, that employers should recognize, said Jason Rogers, vice president and...
Post date: December 12, 2019
A recent surevy said that over a third of working Americans say their workplace is not inclusive of differing political perspectives. Emotionally uncomfortable employees are less engaged, flexible, and productive. With the next presidential election still 12 months out—and the political views in...
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: March 17, 2020
We’re entering a decade of reinvention. Not only is unemployment historically low, the birth rate has declined, creating a world where companies need to focus on trust and brand, building a more meaningful, developmental relationship with employees. And in this new world, employees don’t work for...
Post date: June 5, 2018
A CEO’s job is ultimately to deliver business results—to deliver the mission. The key way to do that is to create an environment where employees are able do their jobs well and a culture where they want to do their jobs well. A company’s employees invent, market, sell, build, deliver, and support...
Post date: March 21, 2019
Transformational leadership is easy to understand, easy to implement, and more realistic than some of the other leadership forms. Transformational leadership is one leadership style that should be embraced at the senior level of organizations to manage organizational knowledge through implementing...
Post date: February 25, 2020
As a mentoring relationship comes to an end, I will often interview the mentor about what they learned during the relationship. “I need a mentor, too,” is the most popular refrain during these conversations.  Even the most senior-level employee is often surprised at their own realization about how...
Post date: August 7, 2019
As digitalization and the accompanying democratization of work disrupt traditional business models, organizations are adopting more agile, tech-enabled ways of working. Today, employers are deconstructing jobs and dispersing work around the globe to be completed by diverse pools of talent ranging...
Post date: December 14, 2016
For close to a decade, learning and development professionals have been making inroads to get a proverbial seat at the corporate leadership table. Numerous articles have been written on this topic, about how learning practitioners can be influential within their businesses while leveraging their...