Tag: Essential Skills

Does Your Organization Have the Necessary Skills to Compete in Rapidly Evolving Markets?

By Jeffrey Phillips and Alex Verjovsky You’ve heard the saying “fighting the last war”. It refers to preparing to compete using familiar techniques, against competitors you’ve faced before, in the same markets or industries, only to discover that the rules have changed. Modern business competition is changing rapidly, and to compete effectively, you need to […]

How Do You Rate on the 9 Essential Skills of HR Managers?

Yesterday’s Advisor introduced the first 5 of our “9 Essential Skills of HR Managers”; today, the rest of the skills, plus an introduction to the all-things-HR-in-one-place website, HR.BLR.com. [Go here for skills 1 to 5] HR Manager’s Key Skill #6—Discrete and Ethical HR professionals are the conscience of the company, as well as the keepers […]