Following protests and a firestorm of controversy after two black men were arrested inside a Philadelphia Starbucks, the coffee purveyor closed its U.S.-based retail stores and corporate offices on May 29 to provide racial-bias training to its workforce. Incidents such as this one, as well as similar issues that have since involved LA Fitness, AirBnB, […]
We’re all posting job openings, and our postings are competing with hundreds of others to grab the attention of top candidates. How do you fight through to be sure your posting gets in front of the kinds of candidates you seek, and then entices them to respond? Today’s guest, Elena Valentine, CEO of Skill Scout, […]
Engagement and retention. We’ve covered these twin topics many times, generally agreeing that if you have an engagement problem, you’ll have retention problems—as well as productivity issues, morale issues, and so on. Best-selling author and consultant Bob Kelleher has a different perspective: He says in most companies with which he has consulted, it’s not an […]
Neil Bedwell and Andrew Osterday often describe themselves as reformed marketers. They learned their craft over the last 15 years at agencies and brands in both US and Europe. Their experience at Coca-Cola navigating internal cultural barriers was the catalyst for the creation of their company, Local Industries. The company is a change marketing consultancy. […]
Communication is a key component to any successful relationship, and the employment relationship should be no exception. Numerous studies have shown that great employee/employer communication fosters a culture of trust and helps retain valuable employees.
We’ve talked about engagement a lot on HR Works: The Podcast for Human Resources, and the general thrust of our discussions has focused on engagement as a cure-all for all organizational woes. Today’s guest has a different take on this—he says the approach is misguided and he has data to prove it. Dr. Scott Mondore […]
Today is Administrative Professionals Day and a new survey highlights the important role these workers play in assisting executives and other members of the C-suite.
Everyone’s talking about engagement and retention, but many of us aren’t sure what steps to take to create meaningful change in our organizations. Our guest for Episode 57 of HR Works: The Podcast for Human Resources is the CEO of a company that’s achieved “Best Places to Work” status, and has a 5-star Glassdoor rating. […]
HR Daily Advisor has previously reported on research released by Deloitte Consulting LLP’s Bersin. The research shows that people analytics—the use of employee data to help optimize business and management decisions—is strongly related to improved talent outcomes and an organization’s profitability.
Transparency—an issue that many organizations struggle with—how much to reveal, when to reveal it, how to reveal it. To help us sort this out, we’ve asked Dan Harris to join us on Episode 56 of HR Works: The Podcast for Human Resources. A Workplace Insights Analyst at Quantum Workplace, Dan aggregates data to tell stories. […]