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How effective is your coaching?

03/31/2015

Many people believe having a smart phone means they can take a good photograph. Anyone who has sat through a friend’s slide show of their vacation photos can tell you: Most people are wrong. With photographs, however, it is at least quite clear when they’re no good. It’s not quite ... Continue reading How effective is your coaching? »

Tactical excellence: the route to high-impact, strategic HR

03/25/2015

For a while now pundits and commentators have been keen on suggesting that the HR department should be a strategic partner to the business. They’re exactly right. As we move further into the 21st Century and the knowledge economy, it’s becoming increasingly clear that organizations rely on people for their ... Continue reading Tactical excellence: the route to high-impact, strategic HR »

Hiring smart with predictive analytics

03/13/2015

Organizations have known for some time that if they could hire smarter, they could cut recruitment costs, increase retention and boost performance. The question was always how? How do you improve the effectiveness of a system that relies on something as seemingly vague as the fit of a person to ... Continue reading Hiring smart with predictive analytics »

Is your L&D department ready for the future?

03/06/2015

In March 1989, at CERN, the European Organization for Nuclear Research, Tim Berners-Lee submitted “A Proposal for Information Management” within the organization. His boss, Mike Sendall, considered the idea “vague but exciting” and after some consideration gave it the green light. It was a momentous decision: Berners-Lee’s proposal very quickly ... Continue reading Is your L&D department ready for the future? »

Onboarding technologies to engage the multigenerational workforce

02/27/2015

This is the year that Millennials (born after 1980) will finally oust Baby Boomers (born between 1946-1964) to become the largest single cohort in the US workforce. A lot has been made of that fact, and rightly. As my colleague Mitri Dahdaly pointed out in a previous blog–5 trends dramatically ... Continue reading Onboarding technologies to engage the multigenerational workforce »

Why you shouldn’t play Russian roulette with your talent selection

02/20/2015

“People are our greatest asset.” “We aim to be the employer of choice.” “Our company IS our employees!” A lot of companies make a lot of fuss of focusing on their people. Maybe they are sincere, but all too often the rhetoric falls short of the reality – and the ... Continue reading Why you shouldn’t play Russian roulette with your talent selection »

The future of HCM in retail – complex, mobile and personalized

02/13/2015

In today’s world where we take online retail for granted, it’s easy to forget the problems ecommerce suffered in the early days. On 18 May 2000, online clothing retailer Boo.com went into receivership, having burned through $135 million of venture capital in 18 months of glorious ineptitude. For many, this ... Continue reading The future of HCM in retail – complex, mobile and personalized »

5 trends dramatically changing workforce management

02/05/2015

The world of work – and of workforce management – is changing. The change may be steady rather than dramatic, but the effects accumulate. Compare working life now in comparison with ten, five or just two years ago and the difference is clear. Everyone I meet in my travels around ... Continue reading 5 trends dramatically changing workforce management »

Employee Recruiting that Gets the Best Talent

01/30/2015

Finding the right fit for the job is a difficult task, and hiring the right fit is an even bigger challenge. Of course, from a job seeker’s perspective, finding a good job is equally as difficult. It is almost a small miracle that employees and employers ever get together. Over ... Continue reading Employee Recruiting that Gets the Best Talent »

Learning moves into the business

01/22/2015

I love January, the traditional time for predictions about the year ahead. And do you know what I find really interesting? The same predictions show up, year after year. Strange, isn’t it? It’s not that the pundits aren’t sometimes right with their predictions. It’s just that the cycle of change ... Continue reading Learning moves into the business »



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