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Post date: May 17, 2017
Take a moment to consider one of the world’s great platitudes: It’s lonely at the top. While tired, in today’s business climate it’s a concept that still holds some truth. Executives at the highest spheres of influence can live in a bit of a bubble. Prevailing wisdom is that these executives, many...
Post date: September 17, 2019
“Nearly 1 in 5 new CHROs were not deep HR experts. None of these companies had a CFO who did not have deep financial experience when appointed.”—2018 CHRO Trends Study by the Talent Strategy Group It is hard to imagine a company hiring a CFO with little prior experience in finance. Or hiring a CIO...
Post date: September 8, 2017
Like a living organism, businesses exist in dynamic environments where continual change and evolution is required not only to survive, but also to thrive. To effectively adapt and differentiate, leaders in companies must look at their markets and consider how they will guide their organizations to...
Post date: April 21, 2017
Whether it’s personalized employee performance advice, or simply making the most of what we have, HR always seem to hear the same thing: How can we boost employee performance?  Research from the CEB ​Corporate Leadership Council on how to increase employee performance​ can help us understand how to...
Post date: July 2, 2019
News headlines frequently shout about the ethical failure of business leaders. Powerful individuals get caught in scandals, choose money over lawful behavior, or have a lapse in judgment. Yet few companies are without values or mission statements. Training on harassment and compliance are regularly...
Post date: July 14, 2020
If you are like most people in today’s labor market, it’s unlikely that you are currently working at your first company. Like a lot of my friends and colleagues, my curriculum vitae lists a number of former employers. If you represent an organization and don’t expect to have future interactions...
Post date: July 23, 2019
In an economy where the competition for competent workers has reached war-like proportions, finding new ways to bring top talent on board can create significant competitive advantage. One talent pool that companies sometimes overlook is the community of professional freelancers and contract workers...
Post date: June 20, 2019
Corporate structure has been defined as a pattern by which organizations can divide their activities and tasks as well as control them to achieve higher degrees of coordination. Corporate structure refers to the bureaucratic division of labor accompanied by control and coordination between...
Post date: May 10, 2017
How do you identify diverse leadership talent in your existing workforce? Susanne Bruyère, Ph.D., explains in Part 2 of our Disability and HR Strategy series. In Part 1, Susanne talked about how organizations can expand their talent pools and diversity outlooks. A diverse workforce brings with it a...
Post date: August 20, 2019
“Can you help us hire for culture fit?” is a question I receive on a weekly basis. The real question companies should be asking is “Should we hire for culture fit and if so, how?” Many organizations believe that the ability of new hires to “fit” within the company culture directly impacts their job...