Not once in our history has HR convinced a majority of our business leaders that we were strategic. Yes, despite the fact that I’ve never met an HR leader who didn’t continually talk about becoming strategic. New survey data reveals that all of that talk hasn’t translated into results. And …Read More »
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Does Your Company Gain A Competitive Advantage From Recruiting? – Can You Prove It To Skeptical Executives?
Sadly it’s rare to find “gaining a competitive advantage” on any list of strategic recruiting goals. This is a strategic thinkpiece. And that omission from our goals is troubling. Because every other strategic business function that operates in a “highly competitive environment” like finance, product development, and supply chain.” For …Read More »
Why You Won’t Get Promoted… Fully Explained (Identifying the factors that impact your promotional chances)
If inflation has forced you to seek more pay, have you considered fighting for a promotion? Unfortunately, most employees don’t fully understand that getting a promotion can be extremely problematic. Because at most companies, the corporate candidate nomination and promotion assessment processes are cloaked in secrecy. So be aware that …Read More »
The Only Metrics That Matter – Business Impact Metrics (A comprehensive example covering the business impact metrics for the compensation function)
The only HR metrics that execs don’t consider to be dreaded “so what metrics” are bus. impact metrics. A Think Piece – for getting HR leaders to begin adding business impact metrics. Few within HR realize it. A whopping 70% of all variable business costs can be expended on employee …Read More »
This comprehensive guide to “knowing the business” will jumpstart both your performance and your career.Read More »
Action Required – A Disgruntled TVA Worker Blasted His Workplace, So Why Do You Still Have A Single Disgruntled Employee On Payroll Today?
You know you have disgruntled workers and the damage they’re doing, yet your HR fails to drop them? Can you explain this failure to act?Read More »
Facing a shortage of applicants? Use these passive sources and attraction factors to solve that problem. Yes, the pandemic with its accompanying record-high unemployment rate has caused a dramatic and painful reduction in the number of applications for open jobs.Read More »
It’s a first in modern times, with record unemployment, attracting applicants will still be extremely hard. My research indicates that this is the first time that most companies will struggle to attract sufficient applicants during times of record high unemployment rates. If your organization needs to ramp up business quickly …Read More »
The SEC now requires listed firms to report their human capital metrics publicly, so this topic should be our #1 HR issue. However, few in HR seem even to be aware of these new requirements. No less the tremendous impact that these new public reporting requirements will have. Already in effect, the new SEC reporting rules will force HR to focus on identifying, quantifying the impact, and then publicly reporting each of its major human capital initiatives.Read More »
Credit recruiting with winning the Super Bowl because every Tampa point was scored by recently recruited players plucked from “wrong fit” situations. Yes, each of the 5 Buccaneer players involved in scoring every winning team point during Super Bowl LV. Surprisingly, each individual was recently released from their previous teams …Read More »