Category: Strategic HR

Control Vs. Connection: How to Build a Connective Culture at Work

By Dalton Kehoe Jim Clifton, CEO of Gallup, summed up that employees are miserable at work because they have managers who can’t clearly communicate two things: (1) what the employee’s job is (reduce their uncertainty), and (2) that they care about them (reduce any threat to their self-esteem). “Thirty years of neuroscientific research has demonstrated […]

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Millennial Workforce Is Driving Corporate IT Strategies, Says Randstad Technologies

According to a new study by Randstad Technologies and IDG Research Services, two-thirds of IT leaders say they have or are formulating a plan to address Millennials’ technology needs. IT executives across the country report the surge of Millennials in the workforce is reshaping business environments and driving IT departments to adapt their infrastructures with […]

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Hire the Right Employee with Job Candidate Assessments

Companies have been using self-assessments and personality tests for years. But the rate of hiring failures is still as high as ever. In this 90-second video, you’ll learn about a candidate assessment tool that can help guarantee that a job candidate is the best fit for your organization.

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The Toughest Leadership Transition

Tacy M. Byham, Ph.D., and Richard S. Wellins, Ph.D. When individual contributors become leaders for the first time, the challenges that accompany the transition can be overwhelming. The severity of those challenges is something those of us in HR shouldn’t ever lose sight of, especially given all that we can—and should—do to help new leaders […]

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3 Expert Tips for Managing Workforce Complexity

David R. Childers, CEO, Complí Laws change, technology advances, and companies face new risks. Internally, organizations must cope with staffing issues, an aging workforce, and compliance standards. To help HR professionals cope with this complexity, we asked the leading human resources and employment law experts to weigh in.

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Why HR Metrics Matter In Performance Management Best Practices

Dominique Jones, Vice President, Human Resources, Halogen Software We know that metrics matter in performance management, but, to paraphrase Einstein, we need to count what really counts. And beyond that, we need to make sure that what we count really impacts business results. Click here to read more.

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Create ‘One-Company’ Culture to Boost Revenue and Profits

A new study by CEB, a best practice insight and technology company, has identified the next big driver of corporate productivity: creating a “one-company” culture that requires employees to become “enterprise contributors.” Click here to read more.

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When the Grass Isn’t Greener: Open Your Door to Boomerang Talent

By Angela Hills, EVP of Cielo For competitive edge, organizations must embrace “boomerang talent.” The recruiting of employees—who leave an organization then later return—is a crucial component of talent management and talent acquisition in today’s job-hopping environment. Click here to read more.

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Confidence, Courage, and Coaching—the 3 Cs to H

By Renée Robertson There are three qualities that HR professionals should have in order to shift from a tactical role to a strategic role. Let’s take each one and discuss how these qualities create a shift in capability and perception and change the HR Brand. Click here to read more.

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