There is no denying that diversity in the workplace is good for business, but first and foremost, HR needs to focus on hiring for the top talent. Is there any reason to think a company can’t have both?
During five years of international HR consulting for a range of organizations, I noticed that companies of all sizes (from small businesses to the global Fortune 100) had something in common: When HR was perceived by others to deliver the most...
For the Dutch technology company, learning is a tool with which to ensure business viability. Yashwant Mahadik is leading its efforts to change the learning function to facilitate a global business transformation.
"Reading, in terms of scale and diversity, is different than it used to be. Thinking, in terms of context and application, is also different. It makes since that learning is also changing–becoming more entrepreneurial than directly didactic. That is, more learner-centered ... than teacher-controlled."
Via Beth Dichter, Aki Puustinen
“Significant imbalances in the demand for labor and its supply threaten 25 of the world’s major economies. Here are BCG’s projections—country by country—along with proposed remedies.”
Via Andrew Spence
For the umpteenth time, the oft quoted and much revered PwC Global CEO Survey, now in its 17th edition and unveiled amidst much grandeur each January in Davos, revealed that talent strategies are (RT @david_green_uk: How can #HR, Talent &...
“ BLR recently published the results of their 2013 HR Trends survey - sponsored by SuccessFactors - which offers some interesting and specific insights about how HR professionals are utilizing social media in the workplace.”
Via Ricard Lloria
With advancements in technology clipping along at lightning speed, and with rapidly evolving regulatory and compliance requirements presenting an ever-present risk, HR and IT need to work together to update processes and procedures, and establish clearly defined guidelines and best practices that can help minimize mistakes and maximize transparency and efficiency.
“Company success links directly to what talent management, employee engagement and organizational culture have in common. The causal link among the three elements is powerful. It’s much like a rowing crew’s connection among rowers, oars, and scull.”
“HR functions around the world have been transforming and reshaping themselves for the past two decades in pursuit of a business-aligned, effective and efficient HR service delivery model that contribu...”
“How do we develop the new generation of leaders who will be inspirational in the transformation of society — the ones who will be fully participating in conscious innovation and conscious capitalism? The answer is that new leaders will need to be able to find a balance in the four ways of knowing — fully utilising all of their faculties of knowing — thinking, feeling, sensing and intuition.”
Via Dr. Susan Bainbridge
HRmagazine.co.uk The digital transformation agenda creates a new role for HR HRmagazine.co.uk However, there is also a very significant role for HR to play in this transformation, particularly as organisations seek to become truly digital and social.