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Everyone turns to HR to come up with a new policy. There is no doubt that many organizations have an employee handbook filled with policies that a human resource professional or attorney helped create. How many times is human resources blamed for coming up with the latest and greatest of employee policies. Now is the time to change that way of thinking.
To better understand the outcomes of Design Thinking approaches when applied to the challenges of talent acquisition, we conducted a survey of over 300 HR practitioners and interviewed a panel of design specialists and talent acquisition ...Read more
Agile methodologies have been used since the early 2000s, and most people are familiar with its use in rapid, iterative software development. However, are there other applications for Agile methods and principles? Can we apply Agile principles ...Read more
Everyone seems to be talking about the employee experience being the next big differentiator for employers, and we couldn’t agree more.
The exciting, yet challenging piece of this puzzle is creating and crafting meaningful experiences when each employee may have unique needs and expectations regarding work. Organizations spend a lot of time and money developing a strategic vision for how to create a compelling employment experience, yet organizations often overlook their middle managers as the linchpin. Managers have the greatest impact on the employment experience.1 We have heard time and time again — employees join companies, but leave managers. So how can you get buy in and drive this philosophy with your managers? Show them what’s in it for them.
The workforce is changing. Unlike past economic cycles, fundamental shifts are taking place today that promise to change the very nature of work forever. No longer are companies taking a fixed-cost approach to labor, instead they are embracing a ...Read more
Businesses spend a great deal of time developing competitive brands that they hope will flourish in the marketplace. They try to put their best foot forward and make their products or services attractive to potential clientele, who they hope will eventually become brand ambassadors. While determining a business’s ideal client is certainly part of the branding process, the rationale behind it can often get lost in the shuffle over time. When this happens, loyalty waxes and wanes.
Learn how the global talent landscape is changing, how outdated recruiting methods negatively affect business outcomes, and how to find the talent you need, even as these roles become more specialized.Read more
Public discontent has been laid bare and at the root of this lies people issues. Income inequality, poor prospects for the young and the ever-growing fear that, one day, our jobs will be taken away – whether it’s by globalised labour ...Read more
As yet another sign of its commitment to combatting independent contractor misclassification, the US Department of Labor recently launched a new educational webpage on the topic. Under the headline of “What is misclassification?” the ...Read more
When we look at the components of workplace well-being from a holistic view, factors such as practical responsibilities, workplace design, working relationships, job demands and stressors, policies and practices, and the number of hours worked ...Read more
Many learning directors and managers have ROI on their to-do list, but it’s been an uphill battle having regular KPI conversations with the C-suite.
The good news is that we’re on a mission to help learning leaders navigate the ...Read more
Getting more women into leadership positions can make a significant difference to the
bottom line. MSCI found that companies with strong female leadership had higher Return
on Equity (ROE) than companies without, as well as a superior ...
This 2015 survey includes feedback from 486 women in North America (79%), Europe/Middle East/Africa
(15%) and Asia/Pacific (6%). The results both reflect and support recent research surrounding inequality in
the workplace and the need for ...
No doubt, it’s difficult to change. The war for talent will involve far more than novel recruiting tactics. It will take wholesale HR
adaptation. To some enterprises, this might be quite disruptive. However, the need for organizations to ...
Over the past few years, much has been written about millennials’ learning preferences and expectations.
This focus on millennials coincided with the generational group becoming the largest element of the
U.S. workforce—and with ...
When designing and implementing an organizational change, we all want to transform as fast as possible. Why waste time doing business the old way when we have identified a better path forward? Despite our wish for speed, the reality is that ...Read more
Sixty-nine percent of US professionals would pass on a job offer if it comes from a company with a bad reputation, according to a 2016 Jobvite study. HR leaders must stay way ahead of the curve, and maintain a company’s reputation in a way that makes them an employer of choice.
Women constitute approximately 46% of the civilian labor force in the United States, but only 26% of the labor force in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) occupations. As of 2014, still only about 25 out of 500 CEOs (5.2%) ...Read more
With millennials now the largest generation in the workforce, many organizations have become consumed
with trying to cater to this group’s learning preferences. But are members of Generation Y really that
different from other generations? ...
Increasing workforce diversity is a recognized strategy that can help make a company best-in-class. Rarely is this goal achieved by luck, though. To have people of all identities and backgrounds represented in your workplace, the talent ...Read more