Tag: Strategy

4 Ways HR Leaders Can Become Better Consultants to Executives

Today’s HR leaders face more challenges than in the past. Generational differences mean employee customers want and need different approaches based on age. Executives are under pressure to produce results and are increasingly looking to HR leaders for answers. The proliferation of products and options means HR leaders need to be better “consultants” than they’ve […]

How to Create a Workplace that Promotes Mental Health

Nearly one in five people in the United States lives with a mental illness, but there is still a strong stigma around discussing mental health at work. The month of May being dedicated as Mental Health Awareness Month in the United States helps, but we still have a long way to go in combating the […]

Data @Work

While “artificial intelligence” (AI) seems to have replaced “big data” as the overused buzzword in corporate America, the ability to access, aggregate, and assimilate data to aid in better decision-making remains a much more realistic imperative for organizations to tackle. In the new world of digital HR, the deluge of available people-related data has provided […]

Q&A: Decommissioning Organizational Silos

As an HR manager, you likely have to navigate the labyrinth of different standards and procedures being operated by your organization’s various silos. While silos will always be part of an organization, unnecessary silos really hinder everyone, especially the one department that is supposed to keep meticulous records: HR. I recently had a chance to […]

Types of Bonuses You May Not Be Utilizing

Employee bonuses are often used as tools for motivation and retention. In some cases, they’re used as a means to keep base pay stable while still giving employees recognition. When salaries are increasing but salary budgets are not keeping pace, bonuses can be a way to offer recognition without changing the year-to-year obligations if circumstances […]

Future Human Capital Trends: How to Hire 5 to 10 Years from Now

In part one of this article, I spoke with Brad Denny, Principal at Deloitte, to discuss what its “2019 Human Capital Trends Report” found about what work will look like in 5–10 years and the value of social enterprises. In the conclusion of the interview, we’ll look at the business-critical impact of the human element […]

How to Restore Employee Trust After a Very Public Company Scandal

Company scandals like those Wells Fargo, Volkswagen, and Facebook have experienced cost millions of dollars every year—sometimes billions of dollars. Public company scandals obviously test public and consumer trust, but they also test the resolve and trust of employees.