Tag: HR Strategy

Deconstructing the Career Conversation

A variety of companies have realized the importance of creating a learning culture—one that values continuous learning as an ingredient for success for both the organization and the employee. In fact, “the single biggest driver of business impact is the strength of an organization’s learning culture,” says Josh Bersin, principal and founder of Bersin by […]

HR Manager—the ‘Employee Experience Designer’

Human resource (HR) professionals often get a bad rap. For many, the very term “HR” conjures up stereotypical images of a stuffy, rigid, rules-based, by-the-book corporate lacky whose primary purpose is to enforce company policies and occasionally make some changes to the company insurance plan. But Courtney Branson, writing for HR Daily Advisor®, argues that […]


Gauging HR’s strategic role: Survey shows progress, but more can be done

That elusive “seat at the table” the human resources profession has been craving for years is now a reality in some circles but still a challenge in others, according to HR professionals responding to a recent survey. So what can HR do to make more progress as a strategic partner working side by side with […]

Our Brand is Crisis … prevention and management

Alleged communications with Russian officials, an Attorney General recusal, and claims of impermissible wiretapping. Guess you could say it’s been an active past few days in the world of U.S. politics. Heck, it’s been a flurry of activity for a while now, and more is certainly to come, starting with the revised executive order regarding […]

Top 5 HR resolutions for not getting sued in 2017

As 2016 draws to a close, each of us will likely take time to reflect on what we hope to achieve in the coming year. In my case, this reflection usually involves resolving to be happier and more productive and reduce my carb intake. I would be remiss as an HR lawyer, however, if I […]

HR soul searching: New report calls for ‘extreme makeover’

Forward-thinking leaders of change or stuck-in-the-past resisters of change. Which phrase describes today’s human resources professionals? Serious HR practitioners aspire to the first description, but a new report warns that the profession is in need of an “extreme makeover” to ensure it can meet the engagement, leadership, development, and other challenges facing today’s workforce. The […]

No silver bullet, but HR seen as key to solving talent shortage

More and more employers are suffering from a shortage of talent at the same time jobseekers are struggling to find work. That seemingly implausible situation has become the reality in many fields as the world of work deals with a still-struggling economy and epic change brought on by rapid technological advances.  A study from workforce […]