Innovative Workforce Solutions


Social Media: Not the Productivity Killer You Thought?

Article | Author: Francesca Louise Fenzi | Source: Inc | Published: April 8, 2013
  Think Facebook's your biggest productivity killer in the office? Think again. Social network-obsessed employees just might be your highest performers. A recent survey by the data analytics firm Evolv suggests that ... Read more

Where Will Your Future Global Leaders Come From?

Blog | Author: Ron Sims | Source: HCI | Published: March 11, 2013

As few as 6% of organizations have future leaders identified for critical roles, according to a recent study of global companies conducted at Right Management. And strikingly, less than one in five respondents said they have no one slated to take over any key positions. Yet, most organizations tell us that building a pipeline of global leaders that is both deep and wide is a top priority.

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For HR - The top 3 Strategic Areas to Focus on (Actually four)

Article | Author: Franz Gilbert | Source: Around the HR world in 40 days | Published: January 29, 2013
Continuing the theme on how to be strategic in Human Resources, this second article is going to provide the top 3, nope 4 things you need to be successful in implementing a strategically focused HR in your organization. Read more

Hybrid Cloud: An Idea Whose Time Has Come?

Article | Source: Deloitte | Published: January 22, 2013
The hybrid cloud — a catalog of cloud services created and provisioned both inside and outside the enterprise — is a model growing in popularity among large companies. But how solid is the business case? And can companies effectively ... Read more

Are These the Top 10 Talent Management Trends for 2013?

Article | Author: John Hollon | Source: TLNT | Published: January 7, 2013
It’s that time of year for resolutions, predictions, and reflections back on all that has happened during this past year.   Of all of these, it is the New Year’s predictions that are both the most interesting AND the most ... Read more

Building an HR Skill Set for Strategic Workforce Planning

Webcast | Presented By: Karen Hilton, Kathryn Nell | Webcast Aired: November 6, 2012
Historically, HR is known (fairly or unfairly) for its low comfort level with numbers and dollar amounts. Perhaps that is why functions such as Marketing, Sales and Finance have more influence in the executive suite. Now that many CEOs ... Read more

People- The Biggest Barrier to People Strategies

Blog | Author: Alan Mellish | Source: HCI | Published: January 30, 2012

Manufacturing and a few other sectors are showing signs of life these days as they purchase equipment, supplies, and add employees. However, lest anyone believe the recovery is finally gaining momentum I’ll remind them that 2011’s year-over-year growth in U.S. GDP dropped below 1.6% which could foreshadow another recession.  While the economy shows some signs of life it is no mystery why businesses have yet to deploy their formidable cash reserves in a headlong hiring spree.  This does not mean that organizations are sitting on their hands waiting for that great beast we call “Consumer Demand” to rear its insatiable head again.  In the face of uncertainty, organizations are attempting to capitalize on all profitable opportunities short term while keeping the long term in mind in the development of strategies for the unpredictable future. What does this have to do with human capital strategy? Everything.

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