• Promoting The Non-Obvious Candidate
    HBR - Jul 29
    Conventional talent-management systems emphasize the need to give high performers appropriate experiences to help them ascend to more senior levels of management. Companies define career paths accordingly and carefully map,... Read »
    2 days ago
  • Why Generations Clash At Work
    Entrepreneur - Jul 25
    Maybe it’s me, but all the hoopla over Millennials being different rubs me the wrong way. I guess I don’t particularly care for broad characterizations of generations of people. Some fit the stereotype and some don’t.... Read »
    6 days ago
  • 5 Signs Your Company Culture Sucks
    Entrepreneur - Jul 8
    Great company culture is visceral. We’re talking about the type of culture that is so real, it envelops you from the minute you step into the office. It’s refreshing, like splashing cool water on your face in blistering... Read »
    3 weeks ago
  • 5 Unexpected Ways To Avoid A Bad Hire
    CEO.com - Jul 3
    No matter what size your company is, few organizations can really afford a bad hire. These are the people who somehow sneak through your hiring process in a superstar candidate disguise, only to tank on the job. These... Read »
    4 weeks ago
  • The One Employee Statistic You Can’t Ignore
    Inc - May 21
    Even a startup needs to keep an eye on who is leaving your company and why it matters. Read »
    2 months ago
  • 6 Ways To Get People To Open Up At Work
    LinkedIn - May 20
    Ultimately open communication will come from an environment of trust, and a culture where the norm is open communication without negative repercussions. Read »
    2 months ago
  • What Signal Is Your Organization Sending?
    CEO.com - May 19
    PayPal issued an official tweet: “Rakesh Agrawal is no longer with the company. Treat everyone with respect. No excuses. PayPal has zero tolerance.” With that statement he was out. It appeared from all indications... Read »
    2 months ago
  • The Delicate Art Of Managing Both Your Boss And Your...
    Fast Company - May 8
    When we talk about managing people, it’s usually a discussion about effectively guiding, motivating, and interacting with the people who report to you. However, there is another management direction--managing up--that is... Read »
    2 months ago
  • Why ‘Top’ Candidates Could Ruin Your Company
    CEO.com - Feb 18
    McKinsey popularized the notion of a ‘war for talent’ a couple of decades ago. It seemed sensible, so companies adopted it en masse. Advances in technology and communication coupled with global competition mean that... Read »
    5 months ago
  • To Optimize Talent Management, Question Everything
    HBR - Dec 27
    Should you hire as if your workforce will stay a month, a year, or their entire career? The answer makes a big difference in the qualifications you set, how well candidates must “fit” with the job, the team or the... Read »
    7 months ago
  • We Can Now Automate Hiring. Is that Good?
    HBR - Dec 12
    One of the things that is different since the recession is the approach that most companies are taking to hiring—where virtually everything about the process is automated or outsourced. Read »
    7 months ago
  • 5 Reasons Your Job Offer Is Taking Forever
    CEO.com - Nov 27
    C-suite executives are used to getting what they want.  Thus, it’s not unusual for them to get frustrated when interviewing and negotiating for a role in a new firm. That’s often when my phone rings. Although I’m... Read »
    8 months ago
  • Your Business Strategy Needs A Talent Strategy
    CEO.com - Nov 26
    “So what happens if I create strategy and ‘ignore’ the talent side since we have never paired the two together?” As a senior faculty member for the Human Capital Institute, I was leading a two-day strategic... Read »
    8 months ago
  • How To Hire In The Social Era
    Switch & Shift - Nov 22
    You see it time and again — the community manager who accidentally tweeted from his personal account at the expense of the business... Read »
    8 months ago
  • Really, Though, It’s Time For A Social Media...
    CEO.com - Nov 18
    As social media continues to grow, develop and weave itself into the very marrow of society, many business leaders (clear up to the CEO) continue to either shun the potential threats of an unmanaged workplace, concerning... Read »
    8 months ago