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Post date: May 19, 2016
In Korn Ferry Futurestep’s latest executive survey, the majority of respondents (63 percent) said having more women in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) careers would have a “great impact” on their company’s bottom line. A number of research studies tying diversity to better...
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 26, 2016
No matter how much you might want to, you cannot force an employee to change. In careers, our attitudes tend to stay constant over time. This begs the question: If we know people don’t change, why do employers spend hundreds of millions of dollars per year trying to change their employees through...
Post date: November 10, 2016
Limited dollars for talent development? High expectations for measurable impact? More requests and expressed needs than resources available? These are just some of the challenges facing HR today. The solution: make strategic talent investments that directly link to the business strategy. Successful...
Post date: July 16, 2019
In the past couple of years, the demand for human resource executives has grown. In fact, the HR function has ascended the ranks in demand, from one of the least-requested roles to one of the most-requested roles. Why?  Increased organizational need for human resources and talent acquisition...
Post date: September 15, 2016
In today’s technology market, winning the war on talent may seem like an insurmountable task. From Silicon Valley start-ups to the 500 pound gorillas, we are all searching for similar talent with niche technical or stellar sales skills.  What is the company’s culture, and do the company’s actions...
Post date: January 5, 2017
In 2016 the buzz around artificial intelligence (AI), data, and people analytics was without a doubt the biggest trend in conferences, webinars, articles and debates, and other HR industry news.   The chatter was heightened by the increase in private investment and enterprise software companies’...
Post date: April 30, 2020
Organization models need to evolve to be more responsive to rapid shifts in skills, technology and business models. We have developed ideas about how to build a new talent operating model to help organizations apply the concept of the gig economy inside their firms. This model allows companies to...
Post date: May 14, 2020
Being a communications consultant working with C-level executives has given me a courtside seat to view talent development from a different perspective. Both in running a boutique firm and while working as a managing director at a publicly traded conglomerate, I’ve hired many hundreds of people and...
Post date: November 15, 2016
  It’s hard to argue that the IT industry suffers from an extreme lack of gender balance. What is up for debate is the reason—or reasons—why. Depending on who you ask, you’ll hear a multitude of varying, often conflicting, reasons for why this disparity exists.    The explanation that girls simply...