Diversity and Inclusion

Move beyond demographic diversity to cognitive diversity and a culture of inclusiveness

Organizations with diverse perspectives, work experiences, lifestyles, and cultures perform better. The future of diversity and inclusion moves beyond thinking demographic diversity to include cognitive diversity—the blending of different backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives within a team. Learn to embed diversity into your entire talent management system (from hiring all the way to performance management, development, and leadership) to create a true culture of inclusiveness. In a culture of inclusive diversity, organizations realize the full potential of all employees.

Strategic Workforce Planning (SWP) Certification

Forecast and plan the workforce your organization will need to succeed in the future.

Learn the skills required to integrate quantitative measures such as headcount planning and workforce analytics into a qualitative decision framework that can inform and transform organizational strategy.

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SIOP Whitepaper: Telecommuting

September 10, 2014 | Kristen Shockley | SIOP White Paper Series

This white paper describes the findings of empirical studies that examine how telecommuting relates to personal and workplace outcomes. Recommendations for appropriate implementation of telecommuting programs based on research findings are also ...

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The State of Contingent Workforce Management

September 2, 2014 | Christopher J. Dwyer | HCI

The world of talent management is sharply-evolving, with the non-traditional workforce taking shape as a viable means of supporting corporate programs and driving organizational objectives. Ardent Partners predicts that the utilization of contingent labor will grow by 30% over the next three years, a figure that reflects the criticality of freelance workers, independent contractors and SOW-based projects and services.

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The State of Contingent Workforce Management

October 16, 2013 | Christopher J. Dwyer | HCI

The contingent workforce industry has been undergoing a strategic evolution in recent years. What was once a simple alternative workforce strategy has now become a core component of how the average enterprise meets and exceeds its business goals and objectives. While the contemporary contract talent workforce rages ahead, organizations utilizing the nuanced attributes of the “contingent workforce umbrella” are actively finding that they require a multifaceted approach for managing traditional temporary labor, complex contract talent, and independent contractors.

Strategic Workforce Planning (SWP) Certification

Enroll Now: Strategic Workforce Planning Certification Program

In an economy driven by innovation, disruption and constant change, strategic workforce planning is a crucial competency for HR professionals seeking to align workforce strategy with overarching business goals.

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Strategic Workforce Planning (SWP) Certification

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Master strategic workforce planning, the most sought-after skill in talent management today.

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