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Is Your HR Function Strategic? – Take This Quick Assessment Test

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Every HR function strives “to be strategic.” To actually qualify, I’ve found that all HR leaders need to be able to answer these 6 qualifying “Questions From Hell,” with the same consistent answers. Also, realize that simply having a goal of being strategic or stating that your function is strategic doesn’t make it so. The overuse of the word “strategic” …

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Mentioned in Stop Top-Talent Turnover

The professor of management at San Francisco State University recommends what he calls “stay” interviews, in which managers periodically sit down with top-performing employees and ask key questions to suss out the fundamental reasons why they like their jobs.

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Quoted in the New York Times – The Long, Unhappy History of Working From Home

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“When people are in turmoil, you take advantage of them,” said John Sullivan, a professor of management at San Francisco State University. “The data over the last three months is so powerful,” he said. “People are shocked. No one found a drop in productivity. Most found an increase. People have been going to work for a thousand years, but it’s …

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Outrageous Recruiting Examples – Stretching Your Conservative Recruiting Boundaries

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Recruiting is a risk-averse copycat function. However, to get creative prospects to notice you, having the courage to add boundary-stretching “outrageous recruiting” approaches is needed. Using even one will make your organization stand out. Outrageous Recruiting Sends Both An Employer Brand And A Recruiting Message  Few recruiting leaders will publicly admit it, but recruiting is a copycat function. Where every …

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Black Jobs Matter Too – An Opportunity To Fix Diversity Hiring

Black Lives Matter - Corporate America needs to make a difference. Source: Pixabay

The impact of the Black Lives Matter movement may be limited to changes in police tactics. But why not broaden its impact so that it reduces our record high Black unemployment by finally fixing corporate diversity recruiting. In our view, it’s time for corporate leaders to do their part in the diversity area they can best impact, employment opportunities.

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