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.


Disruptive HR Technology-related Trends Highlight Innovation

Imagine software that runs on your phone, delivers on-the-job skills training via video, and integrates with a learning management system that shows a manager how well you have mastered new skills. This is just one example of the innovations emerging to help employees improve their productivity at work, according to new observations from Josh Bersin, […]

Implement your Employee Retention Strategy Before Hire

By Max Lytvyn, Grammarly The most valuable employees are those who emotionally invest themselves in the mission and culture of your organization. In order to retain your best workers you must hire candidates who resonate with the values of your company. Managers often simplify employee retention strategy by focusing on perks and rewards. But the […]

Want a Motivated, Productive Workforce? Use Employee Recognition and Praise

By Bob Urichuck If you want a happier, more productive work environment that motivates and keeps employees, focus on recognizing what they and—just as importantly—you do right. While we see ranking of the factors that drive performance shifting with each study over time, recognition holds its own as a powerful motivator at all levels of […]

3 Steps for Mobilizing your Workforce

By Catherine Moreton Gray, JD Employers must become “Talent Mobilizers,” according to Dr. Susan Lawley of Lee Hecht Harrison. Talent must be positioned to quickly adapt to rapid change, which means developing a “hyper-efficient workforce” with “just-in-time employees who are skilled, prepared, and ready to move into new roles quickly,” Lawley explained at the American […]

How to Clarify Leadership Potential and Growth through Natural Behavior

By Lee Ellis Carla, a senior Human Resources vice president of a Fortune 200 company, has the challenge of evaluating the natural leadership potential of several team members. She had worked with all of them for some time, but she’s unsure about the best criteria to match the needed skills for the job with the […]