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.

Getting the Authority You Want Through Credibility, Influence, and Reach

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 […]


Report: Contract Workers Are More Productive than Full-Time Employees

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.


This is How You Stop Your Culture from Turning Toxic

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.


Infographic: One Size Does Not Fit All When It Comes to Employees’ Workplace Needs

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 […]


Study Finds Fewer Women on the Path to Leadership Roles

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 […]

Happy workers

What Makes Your Workers Happy? New Survey Has the Answer

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 […]