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Analytics have permeated all aspects of the modern entreprise. From your IT department, to your marketing and sales teams, every area of your organization is using data to deepen understanding, shape strategic decisions, and build new competitive ...Read more
Not long ago, a client CEO and SVPHR asked if any of the three executives I was coaching for them presented a flight risk. My reply was to the effect that the operative word wasn’t “any,” but rather, ALL of them. Sure enough, over the ensuing nine months, each made his exit. As the economy and job market continue to warm, this has become an all too familiar chorus.
In the last few years, the way healthcare is supported, consumed and delivered in the US has undergone some dramatic changes. These changes have increased the burden on those tasked with hiring healthcare professionals.Read more
Gender equality in the workforce, in particular the disparity in earnings, is an issue of incredible focus and debate.Read more
Change is so constant in the modern economy that it is often indistinguishable from straight up chaos. The minute you have the lay of the land, a new acquisition is announced, a fresh scandal bubbles over, or a new technology disrupts your industry.
Knowledge workers are in short supply, the competition for talent has gone global; turnover is rising; and employee engagement is stagnant at best. The economic recovery is welcome, of course, but improving fundamentals can create headaches such ...Read more
Executive burnout and derailment are at record numbers – in some sectors 75% of executives say they can’t see themselves in the same job in five years. According to Harvard Business Review, burnout is costing approximately $190 billion a year in healthcare spending in the US. Other systematic costs include high turnover, low job satisfaction, and low productivity. Moreover, the majority of executives state they are physically or emotionally depleted.
Traditional assessment and hiring techniques aren’t working. Organizations are still plagued by high turnover, mediocre performance, and hiring inefficiency.Read more
The one-off and quick fix requests for training are not going to end any time soon, and the best and most effective training programs are those that address the underlying issue(s).
Companies need to recognize that the tools we used in the past to connect with our employees will not continue to work as our workforce changes. These tools were designed for a different workforce - one that did not need real-time interactive communications or regular transparent recognition. We need to accept that these tools are no longer a fit and respond by embracing new tools such as social media.
Agility has become an often-used buzzword in business. At the top levels of consultancies, in boardrooms, in the C-suite and in the leadership realm of product innovators, Agility has been a topic of conversation for many years. But despite the chatter and buzz, there is evidence that little, is being done on a practical basis to implement approaches to becoming more agile.
Understanding what behaviors have the most direct impact on HCAHPS scores is a critical first step. Here are a few best practices to follow if you want your hiring process to have a positive impact on your HCAHPS score.Read more
Without strong Learning and Development (L&D) programs, employees may have a harder time being productive, moving up in the organization, and contributing to financial performance. Additionally, it can also lead to lower employee engagement and increased turnover.
Despite the clear positive effects of learning, I’ve repeatedly heard from L&D leaders that they lack insights into whether what they do impacts overall business goals.
An organization’s values should be more than its DNA. Values should represent the best aspects of your team, and what it takes to be successful as you grow.
Do you wish you could consistently replicate high performers? It’s easy to recognize top performers when you see them in action or review their performance. The challenge is understanding what makes these people successful, and ensuring ...Read more
The concept of replacing United Airlines’ quarterly performance bonuses with a lottery program didn’t last three days, much less come to fruition, due to some severe backlash from the company’s thousands of employees.
Have you ever bought something for your home only to realize you already have exactly what you need? This same phenomenon happens in the workplace, and on an even larger scale. The leader you think you need to hire from outside your organization may already be working inside your organization. They may be hiding in plain sight; doing a great job for you, but in another capacity.
Throughout our lives, our collective experiences teach us ways of doing things that work, or at least work well enough. In fact, our DNA encourages us to develop habits and resist change. That makes it difficult to effectively respond to change ...Read more
Continuous, agile performance management’s replacement of the traditional, annual review is SO 2016.
There’s no more structured process or need for employees’ nerves to shake, rattle and roll as they approach their boss’s office every 365 days, but that’s nothing new. Continuous performance management has evolved into new world of high performance that demands much more than increased frequency and leadership agility.
It’s clear that the business landscape is changing in a rapid and disruptive way. And change is likely to remain a constant, as businesses face new technologies, rising customer demands and emerging nontraditional competitors. In response, ...Read more