Tag: Harvard Business Review

What Needs to Change for the Future of HR

Those of us in recruiting have noticed a decline in employee engagement metrics for some time now as new employee needs come into conflict with the more traditional ways of working. Some aspects of this decline are reflected in employees’ shifting perspectives toward the HR department. A 2022 report by Crucial Learning found the majority […]

HR Query: Redefining Leadership Development in 2023

Although traditional approaches to workplace leadership development aren’t producing the critical skills needed for the future, today’s leading organizations are evolving the way they develop leaders. This was one of the key findings of recent research from Torch, a people development platform, and Harvard Business Review Analytic Services. The study, based on the responses of 665 […]


Praise in Public; Criticize in Private

Most managers have probably heard the phrase “praise in public; criticize in private.” It simply means that when you have something positive to say about a team member, make sure others are aware of the praise, but if you are issuing a correction or reprimand, handle it one-on-one.


Updates When There Are No Updates

Most teams have some kind of standing, recurring meeting to touch base with staff and provide updates. These meetings are great venues for group managers to pass along information from the top of the company down.


An Evolving Workplace Needs an Evolving Workforce

As our world evolves with new technology and diverse people entering the workforce, companies must adapt their recruiting strategy to meet both talent and client demands. The competition for attracting top talent is fierce, but the values of the evolving workplace and workforce must be aligned because clients want a trusted adviser and long-term relationships, […]


4 Ways L&D Departments Are Becoming More Agile

This year and in the future, organizations across the globe will spend more on their L&D departments’ initiatives and technologies than ever before so that they can become more agile. In 2017 alone, global spending for L&D and training reached $362 billion.