Category: Talent

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.

Utilities Company Creates Programs to Fuel Leadership Pipeline

Those challenges included recognition that a large percentage of industry leaders would be retiring within a few years, and that regulatory and infrastructure requirements were changing rapidly, reports Korn/Ferry International (, a provider of talent management solutions. In partnership with Korn/Ferry, OGE ( developed the Coaching for Effectiveness and Foundations of Leadership programs. Offered to […]

Initiative Aimed at Raising Awareness of Inclusion, Diversity in Leaders

As part of a larger initiative to engage employees, create growth and innovation, and create operational excellence, Ingersoll Rand ( launched its Diversity Learning Lab early last year.  The focus is on “providing skill sets to senior and executive leadership employees around raising awareness of inclusion and diversity in the workplace and the marketplace,” says […]

5 Recommendations for Implementing Successful mLearning Programs

“We believe that mobile technology can become an engine of business learning in the same way the World Wide Web became the backbone of learning during the previous technological revolution,” says Alex Heiphetz, Ph.D., author of “mLearning: A Practical Approach to Mobile Technology for Workforce Training,” a policy paper from The McGraw-Hill Research Foundation.  Heiphetz […]