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Post date: February 16, 2021
Years ago, when I was still practicing employment law, the CHRO of a $1 billion company with a 30-member HR team asked me to speak to the group about claim prevention. While presenting my prepared material, I discovered to my great surprise that even though this HR team had dealt repeatedly with...
Post date: November 27, 2018
Have you ever felt like you were expected to innovate but didn’t have enough time to do it? You’re not alone. Recent research shows this is a common problem for knowledge workers. In Workfront’s 2018 State of Work Report, 58 percent of the more than 2,000 workers surveyed said they are so swamped...
Post date: September 11, 2018
When you have the opportunity to add a new member to your team, there are lots of ways to go about making your selection. Beyond screening for the proper experience and skills, many selection methods involve some element of testing for fit. Is their working style the right one for the role? Is...
Post date: November 1, 2018
HR executives have seen it all—talented and engaged bosses and team members, toxic bosses and team members, and everything in between. You have observed that leaders do not have a neutral impact for very long. Either bosses have a positive impact on performance and values (how people treat each...
Post date: December 17, 2019
A major aerospace systems producer was faced with several challenges brought about by regulatory changes that brought their order and service process to a halt. To address the plethora of issues that ensued, a series of multi-disciplinary teams were chartered and deployed. Their mission was to...
Post date: April 15, 2021
Over the past few years, and especially in 2020, top leaders have been challenged by health crises, social justice issues and economic troubles. The C-suite has had to expand their traditional roles of finance, operations or marketing to take on new responsibilities and learn new skills. Alignment...
Post date: March 19, 2019
How effectively do your organization’s teams operate? If yours is like the majority of companies, the only thing that gets measured, monitored, and rewarded is how teams perform. The challenge is that how teams operate—the quality of their team culture—is as important as how teams perform. In an...
Post date: December 1, 2020
The new leadership model is radically different from the hierarchical model of the past. It appears to be more of a network than a traditional organization chart. In this network, some nodes are larger than others, reflecting the reality that some participants on the team have greater...
Post date: April 3, 2018
If you were raised in the United States or spent significant time living here, then you know that this country, perhaps more than others, believes in the power of rugged individualism. From the stories of early explorers and founding fathers that we learn about in grade school, to ways our media...
Post date: November 3, 2016
One of the most important functions of any business is the hiring of talent. Recruiting (and retaining) skilled, values-aligned leaders and team members is the lifeblood of your organization.   HR plays a huge role in hiring. Your expertise in people systems, personnel practices, and interviewing...