At the HR Policy Association CHRO Summit, I had a chance to have lunch with the former CHRO of Procter & Gamble, Dick Antoine. Dick is also the former National Academy of Human Resources President. As a fellow professional charged with ...Read more
Explore why diversity of thought matters and 3 leadership techniques you can start leveraging today to promote intellectual curiosity, enrich group identity, and strengthen the relevance of your organization through diversity of thought and inclusion.
There is a practical approach and sequence to alignment when implementing organizational change. It may be tempting to zero in where a problem is surfacing, but by following these steps you can ensure that you align everything from top to ...Read more
When I led the Global Internal Communications team at Avaya a decade ago, I had the opportunity and privilege to serve on the Human Resources (HR) Leadership Team. During my tenure, the Team would regularly talk about the fact that they did not feel like HR was a respected business unit, which had a seat at the table alongside the CEO and other C-Suite leaders.
It was common knowledge that the path there was to transition from a tactical function to a strategic function, which added significant value by adding to the company’s bottom line. However, the Team struggled with how to do this.
We tend to believe that we are seeing everything in its complete form, however, it’s not possible for us to see the world as it is. Instead, we see the world through the lens of our experiences, biases and various identity factors. As a result, the assumptions we hold shape the decisions that we make, but these decisions may be creating unequal outcomes for our employees.
Today’s most powerful employer brands have an edge when it comes to attracting strong talent and creating highly engaged teams. They have a great story. They have strong advocacy. They have fierce loyalty. So why do so few companies take the time to invest building a strong employer brand? Because it requires commitment, resource and behavioral change across the whole organization.
Discover what every HR professional needs to know and do to help their organization sense and respond to the forces of change.
The war for talent is back on: attracting talent is the number 1 challenge facing senior HR leaders this year.1 And it’s more challenging than ever to retain them, too. This is because the rules have changed: it’s an ...Read more
Over the past year, we saw a wave of organizations adopt the practice of “continuous listening” by more frequently surveying their employees. While this represents a great step forward in the way organizations seek to engage, motivate, and retain their people, it won’t be enough to continue to engage the workforce in 2017. Organizations will need to master the art and science of analyzing and presenting employee feedback—going beyond just frequent surveys and focusing instead on action, in order to sustainably improve people success this upcoming year.