2020 has been quite a year. Between COVID-19 and the Black Lives Matter (BLM) movement, many companies realized they aren’t equipped to handle the challenges 2020 has brought. Siloed systems, the inability to provide real-time solutions or up-to-date information, and disconnected or overwhelmed employees are some of the issues HR pros are experiencing. For the remaining months of 2020 and well […]
Having conducted nearly 60 “Faces of HR” interviews, I have spoken with people who came from every imaginable discipline before moving into HR. That’s part of what makes HR so resilient and capable—its people’s diverse backgrounds. Today’s guest comes from internal auditing, and in many ways, that puts her in a unique position to transform […]
For Webster Bank, the decision to retain our summer intern program was easy. The program is a pipeline to future bankers, and it is part of an overall corporate strategy to promote career growth and development among all of our bankers. We also decided that if we were going to move ahead with the program, […]
Hiring diverse talent requires more than just checking a box, it requires a deep understanding of the diverse talent you’re trying to attract and retain.
The move toward remote, mobile, and flexible working has been progressing for some time now. Yet, the global COVID-19 pandemic has acted as an unexpected catalyst, accelerating digital transformation and universalizing remote working across the world.
The ability to jump into the shoes of your candidates, employees, managers, and leaders means that you’ll always be ready for the next challenge. I recently interviewed an HR professional who takes that very seriously, and it has brought her a lot of personal and professional success.
Over the last 5 months, the COVID-19 pandemic has reset major work trends, causing HR leaders to pivot their workforce-related strategic goals and plans.
In 2018, the average time to hire for retail and hospitality industries ranged from 25–46 days. With company teams adapting to furloughed workers, less manpower, and fewer talent acquisition and hiring managers completing HR teams’ day-to-day requirements, it is challenging to keep up. From internal meetings to candidate interviews, all of the necessary communication methods […]
What happens when you are suddenly free to hire the talent that fits your needs from anywhere in the world? Not only do you build better teams, but certain factors lead to the leveling of the playing field and many improvements for employers and employees alike.
Who knew at the beginning of 2020 that within just a few months, the traditional face of the working world would change profoundly? The COVID-19 pandemic required a very fast adjustment, as people who routinely commuted were suddenly required to work from home.