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Post date: May 7, 2020
A single job posting can generate thousands of responses. With online applications, it is easier than ever for people to apply to jobs, which makes it harder than ever for companies to sort through the candidates to find the right hire.  Yet most companies focus on attracting candidates when it...
Post date: September 1, 2016
The number of remote workers is on the rise in the United States with about 3.7 million employees currently working remotely at least half of the time, according to Global Workplace Analytics. In many industries, technology like mobile and video conferencing, instant messaging, and wireless...
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: July 28, 2016
A while ago, I saw this piece about a better offer letter by Henry Ward of eShares. I thought it was a smart solution to something that may not be immediately perceived as being a communication challenge. And while it seems eShares’ impetus was to help candidates better understand equity, I think...
Post date: April 1, 2021
In 2019, Alan Jope did something that few chief executives do.  Standing in front of a crowd of journalists, the boss of Unilever—the company behind Marmite, Magnums and Dove—announced the company was no longer interested in brands within its portfolio that failed to have some kind of a positive...
Post date: July 10, 2018
Corporate social responsibility (CSR) is no longer defined as a “nice thing to do” but rather a key component of a company’s brand identity. Beyond contributing to charitable causes, corporations are looking for ways to make a difference, stand out, and become agents of change. If a corporation...
Post date: February 2, 2017
Higher stakeholder expectations and increasingly complex risks are demanding different skill sets from professionals. For internal audit, that means evolving beyond traditional financial, operational, and general IT skill sets. It means expanding the function’s competencies based on a more...
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: August 24, 2016
When recruiting board members, it’s natural to rely on tools that have been in your toolbox for many years. One of these techniques that has claimed center stage for decades is retained executive search. Chief human resources officers (CHROs), general counsels, and chairs of nominating committees...