Setting workers up for success should be at the forefront of every leader’s mind, but many workers feel their company doesn’t know what they want or need in order to succeed—and we’re not talking about success on the job (more on that later). As the hiring of hourly workers increases for the holidays, let’s take […]
Initiating a big new project can be exciting for the person or team running the show. But it can also be a daunting task, and too often, projects with a lot of potential get derailed and are set up for failure from the very beginning.
“Open source” platforms and ideas have been common in the software development industry for years. It involves developers sharing and accessing “open source” code free of charge with the intention of collaborating and innovating new programs and technology with each other’s knowledge and efforts.
HR professionals have worked hard to earn their place in strategic discussions. However, they are often viewed as lesser than other departments when it comes to the importance given to their ideas related to company strategy and helping achieve organizational goals.
These are anxious times. A slow and unevenly shared economic recovery has engendered widespread feelings of anger and despair. Hard work doesn’t seem to bring success anymore. The business world appears harsher than ever. Automation and artificial intelligence, once figments of our imagination, now appear to be a real threat to a wide swath of […]
Finding meaning and purpose in what you do for a living is arguably a better way to live. Nurturing an organizational culture in which work has meaning and connects to a purpose (beyond making money) is arguably a better way to run a company. Why?
L&D professionals identify the ability to effectively deliver insights on skill gaps as a key priority. However, as the workplace becomes increasingly more digitized it’s important that executives understand the key traits that are critical for leadership to succeed. According to research from Randstad US, executives must develop new leadership capabilities in order to successfully […]
Anyone catch TV Land’s Younger last week (season 5, episode 9)? Because this is a G-rated blog, I’ll spare you the name of the episode. Suffice it to say, the episode showed that looking out for number one and clawing your way to the top does not help women achieve professional success.
The vast majority of articles on leadership are directed at leaders themselves. But what does good leadership look like through the eyes of those being led? For a moment, put yourself in their place.
Who doesn’t remember the drudgery of going to class every day? The morning routine, the unending days—so why would the classroom be any better for workplace training?