Today’s HR function has to strike a balance between strategic talent demands and operational excellence. Whether you need to update your human resource management systems or create more efficient or less complex processes for delivery, you can discover ways to turn strategy into execution. Learn how you can create an agile HR organization that’s ready to take on the talent challenges your company faces.
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Depending on where you draw the line, I'm either a very young baby boomer or a very old member of Generation X. These generations hold the majority of executive leadership positions across sectors. In other words, we're in charge.Read more
A company’s workforce has always been its most valuable asset and normally its biggest expense. Attracting and retaining the right talent continues to be a foremost concern for managers.Read more
The other day I was watching ‘The Big Game’ (along with about 109 million other viewers) and, as I watched, I couldn’t help but feel that there was something very familiar about the interaction and execution style of the teams, coaches, etc. It struck me that the dynamic I was witnessing was similar to the winning behavior I have seen in many effective Human Resource service organizations. The more I watched, the more fascinated I became with what I saw. Let me explain.
The word agile became a business buzzword with the publication of The Agile Manifesto over ten years ago. The Manifesto pled for a flexible, iterative approach to software development as a faster, more efficient alternative to the classic ...Read more
Full disclosure: I was on vacation last week. It was glorious. It was snowy (I’m a skier), cold, ripe with hot tubs, wine, family, and food. And best of all – no work.
For those of you craving a vacation and not able to take one yet, I’m not trying to rub this in, really. But what dawned on me last week during my naps and hot cocoa breaks in front of the fireplace is that my vacation would have been a much less enjoyable experience without trust.
When ESPN was in its infancy, the established networks called it “television suicide” to devote an entire network to sports 24 hours a day. Today, SportsCenter has logged over 50,000 episodes on a network available in over 100 million households in the U.S. For the final keynote session of the 2013 Workforce Planning & Analytics Conference, we were treated to the entrepreneurial wisdom of Bill Rasmussen, Founder of ESPN and author of the book Sports Junkies Rejoice.
Yesterday at HCI’s 2013 Workforce Planning and Analytics Conference, David Eberhardt, Director of HR Strategy & Systems at Devon Energy Corporation took the stage to share how HR analytics are creating value for them and outline some principles that the audience could apply to their own organizations. Eberhardt began by saying most organizations cannot and should not try to graft Devon’s key metrics directly onto their HR function: “Find out what will drive value for your business.”
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
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