Executives in North America report positive economic momentum at home while those in the developing world are less upbeat about their countries’ prospects. These are among the key findings from our most recent survey on economic ...Read more
Many of us work frequently with teams or clients scattered across the country or even the world, which makes scheduling a meeting or phone call outside of your home city problematic.Read more
Nearly Half of U.S. Employers Contemplating Changes to Reward Programs in Light of Health Care Reform, Towers Watson Survey FindsRead more
It has since been denied by Seoul, but the announcement by the small southern African state of Malawi that it was to send large numbers of workers to South Korea has focused attention on the enormous, interrelated issues in east Asia of labor ...Read more
There are countless executive coaches I would never hire for myself, no matter how wise, insightful, dynamic or experienced. Admittedly, I’m a hard guy to please, so what I require might not be a good guide for others. However, if a coach ...Read more
The Boston Celtics shocked the professional sports world earlier this week when they named Butler University Men's Basketball Coach Brad Stevens to be their new Head Coach, replacing the recently departed long time coach Doc Rivers.Read more
As a guy working in a small HR shop, I am subscribed to multiple forums, blogs, and websites. I like having a lot of information at my fingertips, and recently I ran across a great question I thought would be worth sharing.
I would also be ...
Employment Branding is the craft of being so completely organized that you are ready with the right message for the right person when she comes along. Let’s take that a bit further.
A brand is a relationship.
Brands only matter to the ...
In August 2012, EBSCO Publishing (EBSCO) released its new Leadership & Management Learning Center (LMLC). Well-known within higher education, medical, corporate, and government markets, EBSCO is an aggregator of full-text educational and ...Read more
In order to stay competitive in today’s changing economy, organizations should consider developing workers who are not only skilled in their current roles, but are also adaptable to changing business needs. Many high-impact learning ...Read more
Recently, Mark Crowley reported on the results of the Gallup organization’s annual employee engagement survey. He painted a humorous, but compelling picture of the results, “… imagine a crew team out on the Potomac River where ...Read more
We may understand the need for creativity, but not see ourselves as creative. However, Harvard University and others have found that creativity is 85 percent learned behavior. We are taught there is only one right answer, etc. but we can learn to ...Read more
Skillsoft conducted a survey to compare the traits that defined 20th century leaders with the characteristics of their 21st century counterparts. Not surprisingly, the 21st century leader must be more flexible, collaborative and creative than his ...Read more
In times of economic difficulty, maintaining employee engagement takes a lot of work — but it pays dividends in every aspect of business performance. Improving employee engagement depends on building relationships between the employee, ...Read more
Rapid advances in technology have transformed the workplace in recent years. Technology has changed the way we learn. The explosion of technology has impacted the way people communicate and collaborate. Common examples of different tools are ...Read more
Employee use of social media has been a controversial topic over the past year, and one I’ve covered several times in this blog. While I oppose company policies that unfairly limit employees’ rights to express themselves online, ...Read more
With cloud, mobile, social and big data advances all happening at once and at lightning speed, how will shifts in technology impact the way businesses are run? According to Ginni Rometty, the first female CEO of IBM, it will change everything.Read more
Banner Health is one of the largest nonprofit health systems in the country with more than 36,000 employees providing health care services in seven western states. The company’s strategy is guided by a strong commitment to excellent patient ...Read more