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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: 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...
Post date: October 16, 2018
Most organizations waste an absurd amount of time arguing about three things: What to do, how to do it, and who should do it. Endless meetings are spent rehashing who is doing what by when. Despite that, no one ever knows who’s accountable for the steps that are decided upon, so employees don’t...
Post date: June 13, 2019
When making a list of your most strategic allies in your organization, does your CFO make the cut? We certainly hope so. CFO and CHRO collaboration has been a hot topic for years, but it has never been more important as evidence mounts that it drives meaningful business growth.  EY found that 80...
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: May 12, 2020
The COVID-19 virus disrupted most organizations’ daily business, causing unexpected digital HR changes to facilitate the new normal. One major adjustment was the forced shift to remote work due to stay-at-home orders.  Brian Kropp, chief of research for the Gartner HR practice, stated that prior to...
Post date: October 20, 2020
Human beings are social animals with a fundamental need for connection. Social needs are treated the same way in the brain as the need for food and water. This is why positive social interactions and relationships are considered primal needs. Work is a place where you must be social because you...
Post date: December 4, 2018
A hallmark of today’s changing business landscape is the rise of the remote workforce. Companies are warming to this trend because it reduces real estate expense and increases productivity and loyalty when workers can spend time working rather than commuting.  It eases the emotional conflict...
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: August 13, 2019
Diversity comes in different forms—at the visible level, it involves inclusivity of employees from varied demographic or socio-economic backgrounds within the organization; at a deeper level, it reflects presence of divergent perspectives and ideas in the workforce. Although discussions of...