There is a tendency in the business world to treat each project’s outcome in a binary fashion—as either a success or a failure. This dichotomy rarely reflects the reality of project outcomes. It also makes it difficult to accurately evaluate the team’s performance post-project and make necessary adjustments. Even worse, some teams and organizations fail […]
In the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, our work environments, and the ways we interact with one another in them, have changed, likely forever. Before COVID-19, only 20% of Americans were working from home full or part time; today, it’s over 70%. A recent survey from Gartner suggests this trend isn’t going anywhere, even as […]
Jeanetta Darno began her job as chief diversity and inclusion officer at Cincinnati’s UC Health in January 2020. The role was new to the health system, which is affiliated with the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, but the work wasn’t new to Darno, who began leading diversity and inclusion efforts more than 20 years […]
The health of your backbone is something most people rarely think about—until it demands their attention. That occurs when there is an unfortunate injury or when their back goes out and they suddenly decide it’s time to pay attention and give their backbone the care and maintenance it sorely needs.
One of the few guarantees in business, as with life, is that there will always be roadblocks, obstacles, stumbles, and setbacks. Plans don’t always work out as expected, goals aren’t always reached, and the competition sometimes prevails.
Employers spend a lot of time planning new hires’ onboarding. But what about the new hires themselves? What should they be doing to set themselves up for success in the days, weeks, and months following their acceptance of a job offer?
Our workplaces have a conflict problem. Over half of all employees (57%) have left a conflict situation with negative feelings—most commonly, demotivation, anger, or frustration—according to the “CPP Global Human Capital Report.”
The one common objective for every business is to be successful. Success, and the means to sustain it, has been pored over, written about, and waxed upon from every conceivable angle and vantage point.
Fill and bill rates are two examples of surface-level metrics that usually get looked at to signify a successful vendor-manager union. But when looking at a contingent workforce program, it’s necessary to dig a little deeper. Back-end metrics can help provide that perspective.
An annual global survey of project, program, and portfolio managers offers insights into organizational trends related to hiring and the workforce.