Give the current economic conditions, which have been slow to improve, there can be little doubt that a tremendous impact has exerted itself both on organisations and their employees respectively. ...
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Marissa Mayer attracted a great deal of attention in relation to the Yahoo brand by taking a stance on home-working. This was an oversimplification of a much more complex debate on the merits of work-life balance. This blog post seeks to extend our understanding of the significance that work life balance as we navigate through multiple life contexts.
He’s a pro-customer, tightfisted risk-taker who is conditioning Wall Street to embrace his erratic earnings. If you’re running a business with high margins -- watch out. By Adam Lashinsky, senior editor-at-large
The New Talent AgendaT+D"There was a strong sense among the group that we're due for a major breakthrough in talent," says Jeff Schwartz, human capital partner and global leader for human capital marketing, eminence, and brand at Deloitte.
Sir Alex Ferguson's record of achievements speak for themselves. Following the announcement of his retirement from direct management of Manchester United, copious articles were written by the press...
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Scoop from the team that I have joined at Elite Professional Performance Ltd. While Sir Alex Ferguson had had a glittering and successful career, it has not all be plain sailing. Longevity and support of the Board were critical factors in his success, knowing the game was also very important. However, in the sense of identifying 'leadership potential' Sir Alex proves that getting everything right first time is not predictive of success.
This HBS Executive Education program helps companies optimize their most valuable asset—the workforce—through effective talent management. (#HBSEE welcomes the Driving Performance Through Talent Management participants to campus today.
Are layoffs just a fact of life? Or are they avoidable? Sure, few managers have a say in whether their company will lay off employees, but there are some things you can do to reduce the likelihood: Watch out for complexity.
LinkedIn Founder Reid Hoffman: How to Build Your Career in the Networked Economy. Not only did he launch one of the most successful Internet companies of the past decade, LinkedIn, the social network for professionals, but he’s developed a formidable network of his own, one that’s given him the opportunity to invest such high-flying Internet start-ups as Facebook and Zynga.
Operational risks exist in every endeavor and in every organization--including your organization. These include risks like damage to physical assets, business disruption and system failure, data theft, and fraud.
HR compliance remains a critical concern. HR managers are increasing their focus on talent management areas, including recruitment, workforce productivity, and employee engagement, in order to gain and maintain a strong competitive advantage.