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Post date: October 20, 2016
Many recent studies validate the business case for increased gender diversity in leadership. Most recently, a comprehensive 2016 report of 22,000 publically traded companies in 91 countries by Peterson Institute for International Economics and Ernst and Young reinforces the fact that an increase of...
Post date: May 3, 2018
If your company doesn’t have a succession management plan in place, don’t even think about recruiting and retaining millennials and Gen Zs. Study after study reveals that professional development and opportunities for continuous learning are highly attractive to millennials and younger workers....
Post date: June 29, 2015
The fireworks are in the air as we are approaching July 4th, the day of American Independence. Coincidentally, HBR came out with a splashy issue headlined, "It's Time to 'Blow up HR." A familiar triumvirate of HR opinion makers—Peter Cappelli, John Boudreau, and Ram Charan—joined by management...
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: 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: March 24, 2016
We are living in a chaotic swirl of social, technological, economic, ethical, political, legal, environmental, and demographic conditions. In this networked age, success is determined more by an organization’s ability to function as part of the larger system than by what it does on its own. Join us...
Post date: September 12, 2016
Regular readers of our columns will be familiar by now with the concept of Vitality, or the balance of maintaining your day-to-day Current Performance with Future Potential exploration. Maintaining this balance is tricky, and requires different types of talent for these separate pursuits. In our...
Post date: July 11, 2019
A recent veteran hiring survey found that 48 percent of employers said they pay more attention to job applications submitted by U.S. veterans and 68 percent said that, if they had two equally qualified candidates and one was a veteran, they would hire the veteran. With these ambitions in mind,...
Post date: April 28, 2015
Bernard Fontana is a rare case: On his way to becoming CEO of Swiss-based global cement maker Holcim, Ltd., he had a stint as CHRO. For three years he was executive vice-president of HR for the Flat Carbon division of ArcelorMittal, the world's leading integrated steel and mining company (he also...
Post date: February 2, 2016
In Jim Collins' renowned book, Good to Great, he vividly brings to life the concept of the flywheel effect: the consistent pushing in a particular direction until enough turns are made, and enough momentum built such that the flywheel propels forward with great speed and fluidity. Collins notes...