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How centralized should HR be?

04/21/2015

To centralize or not to centralize HR services? It’s a tough call. On the one hand, economies of scale favor centralization. Running all HR processes through one office is likely to be both cheaper and more efficient than distributing them across several regions. It’s also likely to reduce errors, and ... Continue reading How centralized should HR be? »

3 steps to workforce management

04/14/2015

As this blog has observed before, work is changing. Millennials are bringing new attitudes as they enter the workplace. Enterprises are increasingly distributed, and working globally. The workforce is increasingly complex, made up of part-time, flexible and contingent labor. And the burden of regulation is constantly increasing. With all this ... Continue reading 3 steps to workforce management »

Upgrading your competency model

04/07/2015

How do you know if your people are good at their work? This is a fundamental question for running a successful business. After all, enterprises depend on people to create value. Despite this, until recently it has been a question almost impossible to answer. Part of the reason: For almost ... Continue reading Upgrading your competency model »

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 »



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