When I talk to HR leaders, they often mention how frustrated their employees are by how difficult it is to get timely answers to simple questions about corporate policies, benefits, workplace amenities, and other everyday issues.
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People know a great leader when they see one. Yet, if you ask 10 people to describe the characteristics of a strong leader, you’ll probably get 10 different answers. True leadership is an evolutionary process in which successes and occasional failures have helped develop leadership abilities in equal measure. No two leaders have the exact […]
Summer is often a busy time with vacations, and it’s also a great time for teambuilding and an opportunity for employee engagement. Here are five ideas.
Good news: Over the course of the next year, 92% of finance executives in the United States plan to spend the same or more on their labor/head count than last year, according to the 2018 Global Business & Spending Outlook, a global survey conducted by American Express and the Institutional Investor Thought Leadership Studio. Compared […]
According to research conducted by Gallup, only 1 in 10 people possess the talent to manage others, and companies fail to choose the right candidate for managerial and leadership roles 82% of the time. This means most organizations still have a long way to go when selecting their leaders and management staff.
How do you help your new managers succeed? The last thing you want is for a new leader to fail and let down other employees. Clearly, that situation is no good for anyone. But not all employees who take on leadership roles are prepared for what that means. Even for people who excelled in their […]
The world of business is changing rapidly, and according to Ellevest cofounder Sallie Krawcheck, “It’s changing in ways that make us women more valuable assets to our companies. Women do bring different strengths … that are good for business.”
Companies are innovating and changing at a rate previously unimagined. Product lifecycles are shorter, links between manufacturing and the customer are closer, and the demands for process improvement and process change have never been greater. Business leaders have never needed their staff on their side more than they do now.
A new report—recently released Entelo, a recruiting automation platform that modernizes hiring—found staggering gaps between the numbers and roles of women in tech vs. men, gaps that were consistent across the country. Further, the data showed a 50% drop in representation from women when comparing entry-level to executive roles within the technology industry.
We’re in the middle of a substantial workforce gap. As Baby Boomers and Gen Xers proceed into retirement, Millennials are taking over as the largest portion of the U.S. workforce, according to Pew Research—leaving a huge gap to fill in terms of leadership.