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Post date: October 28, 2015
The relationship between employers and employees has changed. Back in the mid-twentieth century, people would commit to just one or two companies throughout their entire career—and what the organization said, went. But as the job market became more open and competitive, and as people started to...
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: August 31, 2015
In the late 1990s, the city of Albuquerque had a problem it needed to reduce the amount of overtime for garbage truck drivers. As is typical, city leaders turned to incentives to solve the problem. They allowed workers to go home if they finished their routes early and still get paid for 8 hours....
Post date: September 22, 2015
Some numbers to consider as you read this article:   4 percent of employees quit after a bad first day (Bersin by Deloitte) 22 percent of turnover occurs in the first 45 days. (The Wynhurst Group) 90 percent of employees decide to stay at a company within the first six months. (Aberdeen Group) 31...
Post date: December 13, 2018
In the world of HR, we have competency models that guide recruiting, learning, performance, and promotion. These models focus in areas of leadership, professional skills, and functional knowledge. What could possibly be missing? According to Deloitte’s Human Capital Survey, employees are changing...
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: 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: February 22, 2018
Between the rapid evolution of technology, an unprecedented emphasis on company culture, and new multi-generational dynamics popping up in the workplace, the field of human resources is experiencing quite the renaissance. While many of these trends have been at play for the past couple of years,...
Post date: November 19, 2015
Diversity is hot topic right now—from Silicon Valley to Wall Street to Project Greenlight (on and off camera). In the workforce, increasing diversity and inclusion is becoming a huge initiative across industries. Organizations need to understand that talking about "diversity" is a star. However,...
Post date: June 4, 2019
The concept of a job for life is all but dead and unlikely to ever be revived. As the old expectations began to die out, workers who found themselves between jobs looked for ways to make ends meet. Stints at day labor and temporary gigs gave the otherwise unemployed a taste of a new career model....