18 results for tag: human resources


Transforming New Hire Orientation to a Virtual Model

The COVID-19 pandemic has fundamentally changed the way in which we work, moving from an office-based environment to a remote/virtual model. Managers and Human Resources professionals are being asked to quickly adapt their management styles to accommodate for ...
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Create Space for Conversations About Mental Health in the Workplace

For too long, the topic of mental health has been the ultimate work-talk taboo. The stigma that comes from vulnerable conversations about mental health can be heavy. But the statistics are too significant to ignore—1 in 5 adults experience issues with ...
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4 Characteristics You Will Need to Work at a Tech Start-up

Working for a tech startup sounds like fun—game rooms, casual dress, laid-back rules on paid time off, etc. At least that's the cliché. The reality is that working as a leader at a tech startup is a demanding job that requires a combination of hard and ...
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Why Succession Planning is More Important Than Ever Before

Many companies have committed to diversifying their leadership teams and board members, but diversification will only happen if they act proactively. Understandably, these same companies are suspending executive searches and succession planning programs ...
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In Recruiting, Everything Old is New Again

Let's be real. Young people do some things better than older people. And older people outshine young workers in other ways. Have you ever seen a 50-year-old centerfielder or a 25-year-old baseball manager? A provocative cover story in the most recent, ...
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Chief HR Officer Dilemma – Priority on HR Technology or Business Partnership?

Most Chief HR Officers (CHRO) spend a lot of time trying to determine exactly how to align the function to the company’s business in an effort to demonstrate HR’s value to it. This is especially true when preparing HR's annual budget when it is under ...
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The Dirty Little Secret Your Headhunter Won’t Tell You…

...but I will. And I can do it in just 4 words: We. Hate. Relocated. Candidates. (And by the end of this note, you will too.) When you've been at the executive recruiting game for 25 years, you see a lot. Scratch that... You see too ...
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Talent Management for Senior and Upper Management

The results of a recent joint project conducted by the Stanford Graduate School of Business and the Miles Group, who polled over 200 North American CEOs, board directors and senior management executives, found that over two-thirds of the CEOs and half of ...
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The Number One Predictor of Workplace Performance

General cognitive ability, called G, is a person's ability to learn and is considered the number one predictor of workplace performance. The complexity of our workplaces is the reason G is so important, and it will likely become even more important in ...
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4 People Strategies That Can Double Company Growth

Technologies and processes continue to evolve, but how companies manage and develop employees hasn't improved over the past decade. As a result, companies miss out on unprecedented opportunities for growth. Gallup has discovered four human capital strate...
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We Need an Improvement Methodology for Human Resources

This is a little scary... "Only 21 percent of CEOs feel they get their money's worth from those they hire. " And a survey of top HR executives at 25 of the global top 50 found that 80 percent of external hires were disappointments and promotions came in ...
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Why Your High-Potential Employee Program May Be a Waste of Time and Money

It's well known that organizations with strong leaders can double their revenue and profit growth. But if you don’t initially select the right people for your high-potential (HiPo) employee program, you’re setting yourself up for failure. With ...
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