by Lori Kleiman, CEO of HR Topics We are seeing a dramatic increase in Human Resources (HR) professionals that are considered a member of the leadership team and impacting the strategic initiatives in their organization. In order to make a full impact, HR leaders need to have the authority to carry out initiatives as part of that […]
Category: Strategic HR
Employee feedback, compliance, government forms, leave policies, recruiting: the list of tasks that an HR professional have to perform is nearly endless. Just as important as any one task is how professionals put them all together into a united front. Welcome to the Strategic HR topic.
Could poor communication be sabotaging your organization’s success? With all the daily challenges and issues they face, most managers do not take the time to be clear, concise, and engaging in how they communicate.
A quarter of U.S. businesses are experiencing a marked increase in talent raids at the C-suite level, yet most are unprepared to combat this “poaching” of their most capable people.
Initial findings from the 2016 Workforce Productivity Report, released by World Market and KRC Research, reveal that less than one in three business leaders (31%) believe their company is as productive as it should be, and many are turning toward on-demand contract workers with specialized skills to boost productivity.
by Greg Harris, president and CEO of Quantum Workplace Having a strong and positive organizational culture solves many of the problems that companies face. Everything from recruiting issues to low employee engagement can be avoided when the right culture is in place. On the flip-side, having a toxic culture can be devastating.
One generation stands out as being more motivated at work by a sense of purpose, and it’s not who you might think. Surprisingly, Baby Boomers (46%) and Generation X (32%) are more motivated by having a sense of purpose at work than their younger Millennial counterparts (24%), according to the Staples Business Advantage 2016 Workplace […]
According to a recent survey—released by Harvard Business Publishing (HBP) Corporate Learning, developer of leadership development solutions for global companies and organizations—only 7% of organizations feel they have a “best in class” leadership development program.
McKinsey & Company and LeanIn.Org have released Women in the Workplace 2016, a comprehensive annual study of the state of women in corporate America. The study finds that women fall behind early and face ever-greater challenges the more senior they become. Women are less likely to receive the first critical promotion to manager—so far fewer […]
When differentiating one leading employer from another—outside of major factors like competitive compensation and growth opportunities—aspects surrounding company culture played a significant role in the job seeker thought process, according to respondents of a new FPC poll.
Happiness at work is something nearly everyone wants, but it varies by an employee’s age, gender, and field, among other factors. This is one of the findings of a new comprehensive study of more than 12,000 U.S. and Canadian workers by Robert Half, in collaboration with world-renowned happiness and well-being expert Nic Marks. The research […]