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Post date: April 30, 2020
Organization models need to evolve to be more responsive to rapid shifts in skills, technology and business models. We have developed ideas about how to build a new talent operating model to help organizations apply the concept of the gig economy inside their firms. This model allows companies to...
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: 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: July 19, 2018
Technology has completely redefined the role of HR all over the world. From sourcing candidates to performance management of the employees, nearly every aspect of HR has been transformed. If the technology is used well in small businesses, it has the potential to enable good HR practices ensuring...
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: June 26, 2015
Have you followed the drama in the media lately stirred by some big name companies scrapping the old performance appraisal process to make room for more agile, employee friendly and manager–centric versions of managing employee performance—the so called "check-ins"  The Trouble with Grading...
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: 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: March 29, 2016
There is a fatigue setting in among management literature readers with the “future of work” prophesies. The topic, along with “generations at work” and the elusive “employee engagement,” is the ever-moving target for HR.  What we need most is  as a practical guide to the brave new world of work,...