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Post date: October 23, 2015
The past two years have seen some impressive companies ditching the traditional annual performance review. Adobe and Medtronic jettisoned them in early 2014. International consulting firms Deloitte and Accenture both nixed reviews in 2015, and even behemoths Microsoft and GE (the godfather of...
Post date: September 4, 2018
Retention begins as soon as you make the offer and the candidate accepts. After a lengthy or intensive recruiting process, retention may not be top of mind. However, a study of 1,000 workers revealed 31 percent reported having quit a job within the first six months. This disrupts continuity and...
Post date: April 11, 2019
It’s no secret that the American workplace has undergone significant changes in recent decades. We now have a record four generations in our active workforce. And, we’re seeing more frequent job movement among those various generations—not only because of the rise of the gig economy, but as a...
Post date: September 5, 2019
This post is the third and final part of a series about using the Giving Voice to Values method to help leaders become more inclusive and cultivate more diverse organizations. Read the first post and the second post. For more on Giving Voice to Values, see the Summer 2019 issue of People + Strategy...
Post date: May 19, 2020
Even with COVID-19 reshaping the talent marketplace, companies are still challenged to make sure the right talent is in place for long-term objectives. Talent strategy is just as crucial as financial, marketing, or operational strategies in driving future success. The ability to develop, recruit...
Post date: May 22, 2018
It’s no longer far-fetched to imagine people using implanted microchips as their metro pass or walking out of a grocery store without physically paying. If this is how people choose to live, how will they want to work? This year will be defined by how ambitious organizations are in building their...
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: 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: June 11, 2019
Despite the promise and benefits of flexible work arrangements, many organizations are facing a usability problem—that is, even though flexible work arrangements are increasingly offered at the organizational level, many employees are simply not taking advantage of them.   Flexible work...
Post date: July 11, 2019
A recent veteran hiring survey found that 48 percent of employers said they pay more attention to job applications submitted by U.S. veterans and 68 percent said that, if they had two equally qualified candidates and one was a veteran, they would hire the veteran. With these ambitions in mind,...