Talent Management

Organizations are using 2022 as a “recovery year “ from the pandemic and the Great Resignation that has followed. As leaders we’re often jumping from fire drill to fire drill, so it’s easy to lose sight of long-term goals like countering the Great Resignation’s effects and listening to employee feedback. The data our company has
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Declining profits and economic uncertainty sparked by soaring inflation rates are introducing a new set of leadership challenges. Many companies—including Twitter, Netflix, Meta Platforms and Uber—have cut staff or frozen recruitment efforts despite the recent ‘Great Resignation.’ This cautious approach to hiring and spending from tech industry giants has created vulnerabilities that may undermine company
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Business leaders are constantly presented with warnings about new trends, often accompanied by prescribed actions that must be taken to avoid serious consequences. Some of these warnings are warranted, and some end up being nonsense. Most fall somewhere in between, which is where warnings about “The Great Resignation” probably fall. To be sure, some industries
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Approximately 50% of Americans receive healthcare benefits from employers, a benefit that 86% of employees surveyed for MetLife’s 20th Annual U.S. Employee Benefit Trends Study 2022 said was a “must have.”  Corporate benefits managers are responsible for the increasingly difficult job of evaluating and selecting benefits plans that strike the right balance between comprehensive coverage
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“You don’t understand what I’m going through.” “You don’t really care about me and my colleagues.” “The culture in this organization is terrible.” “I’m leaving.” These and other complaints from employees who are defecting to competitors (or out of the workforce entirely) signal a growing dissatisfaction with a majority of organizations, for which many workers
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From Automation to Process Improvement At retail pharmacy and healthcare company Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA), the task before Mark Slater, Vice President and PIO, was on par with Miller’s remit at Steelcase. At the publicly traded company, with $132.5 billion in 2021 revenue, Slater is responsible for business applications across back-office functions like finance, legal,
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Every year, U.S. prisons and jails release nearly 700,000 men and women back into society. Many people impacted by incarceration leave prison without much more than the clothes on their back and enough money for a few meals. While opportunities do exist for people who are incarcerated to continue their education and learn marketable skills
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With the elevation of the human resources function to the C-Suite in recent years, the relationship between CEOs and Chief Human Resources Officers has become increasingly important for the effective management of companies. That trend exploded when the Covid-19 pandemic and subsequent disruptions in labor markets further emphasized the importance of human resources to enterprises’
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The crucible of the pandemic may be contributing to burnout and the ongoing Great Resignation affecting employees and managers alike. But for Lia Garvin, a team operations manager at Google with prior stints at Microsoft and Apple, the current pressures don’t alarm her. Instead, she sees it as an ideal moment to reframe the conversation
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The gig economy is remarkably robust and growing faster than ever. In 2020 alone, there were 5.1 million contingent workers in the U.S. Unsurprisingly, 77% of executives surveyed by CXC said freelance and gig workers would replace a significant number of full-time employees in the next five years. Contrary to popular belief, hiring contingent workers isn’t relegated to choosing people
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For too long, college students have been forced to make a false choice between a life-shaping liberal arts education or a pre-professional education that gives them valuable career skills. The reality is that schools need to provide students with both. This requires moving from an “either/or” approach to a “both/and” mindset. Denison Edge is one
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