A new report, released by Henley Business School and Oxford Strategic Consulting (OSC), examined global human capital challenges facing today’s leading organizations and how business leaders can deliver the differentiating strategic capabilities (DiSCs) needed to achieve outstanding strategic success.
Randstad Technologies, a leading technology talent and solutions provider in the U.S. with headquarters in the Boston metro area, has seen a surge in demand in the market for mobile development skills, with a year-over-year increase in demand of 99% from 2014 to 2016. An expert in finding experienced and highly qualified talent in this […]
In a three-sentence order entered just before the close of business March 14, the Arizona Supreme Court rejected a constitutional challenge to the Fair Wages and Healthy Families Act, commonly known as Proposition 206. The unanimous ruling dashed the last remaining hope of business groups trying to block the voter initiative, which raised the state’s minimum wage to $10 per hour on January 1 and mandates paid sick leave for most employees beginning July 1, 2017.
Organizations are always looking for ways to retain their client base; after all, they are one of the main drivers of profit and business growth. While many businesses hold tight to traditional customer relations practices, many overlook the secret weapon right under their own roof – their current employees. This idea is simple but powerful: By keeping employees happy, business leaders can keep their client base happy.
The working world has tipped the balance in favor of flexibility. Latest research commissioned by Regus, the flexible workspace provider, shows that over half of workers in the United States now work from outside their company’s main offices for half the week or more. When asked where they work when away from the office, 41% […]
Having employees who are constantly at each other’s throats can’t be good for your business or office moral! How much time do you spend refereeing your employees’ squabbles? A new survey sheds some light into how long it takes to calm the storm among fighting employees.
Almost every organization—regardless of industry—shares a similar greatest asset: their workforce. In fact, for many organizations their human capital is what differentiates them from their competition. The right talent will constantly hit the points your organization is striving for—whether through having meaningful and productive conversations with clients, making good decisions that benefit the organization, or contributing to an overall positive work environment.
How satisfied are you with the success of your leadership development efforts? If you are like most participants in a recent survey, you might see a need for improvement.
The move to “digital” systems is a priority across virtually every organization. Most departments have been through some form of this disruption, including HR teams, where paper-only files have given way to workforce management, talent management, and other solutions in the cloud.
An effective executive is a diamond in the rough. Recruiting top candidates in itself is a challenging feat, much more when it’s a top-level executive you’re looking for.