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Post date: October 12, 2016
There’s a bit of a revolution going on in the world of CHROs. Gone are the days when people in this role are seen as the keepers of the administrative people functions. Today’s effective CHROs are clearly part of the executive teams that develop and execute business strategy. Increasingly, the...
Post date: April 5, 2016
Chances are that you’ve encountered the “gig economy” in your organization already, even if you haven’t called it that. Simply speaking, it refers to the increasingly prevalent trend of people and organizations choosing to work in temporary, contingent arrangements. I’ve experienced it across a...
Post date: June 4, 2019
The concept of a job for life is all but dead and unlikely to ever be revived. As the old expectations began to die out, workers who found themselves between jobs looked for ways to make ends meet. Stints at day labor and temporary gigs gave the otherwise unemployed a taste of a new career model....
Post date: October 15, 2015
I am ambivalent toward neuroscience.   On the one hand, I have a general interest in brain research and I am fascinated when the findings relate directly to organizational change, leadership or learning (my professional passions). On the other hand, I am wary of what I see as overuse and maybe...
Post date: April 11, 2019
It’s no secret that the American workplace has undergone significant changes in recent decades. We now have a record four generations in our active workforce. And, we’re seeing more frequent job movement among those various generations—not only because of the rise of the gig economy, but as a...
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: May 26, 2015
In the Winter 2015 Perspectives column of the People + Strategy journal, Robert Hogan talks about the prevalence of bad managers. He refers to "12 published estimates of the frequency of management failure [resulting in managers being actually fired], which range from 30 to 67 percent, with an...
Post date: January 28, 2016
Can you imagine arriving for your first day of work, full of excitement and eager to dive into your new responsibilities, only to discover everyone has apparently forgotten you were coming?   Sounds like the premise of a TV sitcom, but sadly, that's exactly what happened to me several years ago....
Post date: February 21, 2019
As companies face a war for talent and a lack of qualified workers in many fields, individuals with disabilities are being recognized as a source of engaged, committed employees. According to the 2017 Disability Statistics Report from the Institute on Disability, nearly one in eight people in the U...
Post date: September 22, 2015
Some numbers to consider as you read this article:   4 percent of employees quit after a bad first day (Bersin by Deloitte) 22 percent of turnover occurs in the first 45 days. (The Wynhurst Group) 90 percent of employees decide to stay at a company within the first six months. (Aberdeen Group) 31...