Tag Archives: talent management

Quiet Quitting Isn’t Harmless… Action Steps For Eliminating Toxic Employees Who Consciously Under-Work

“Silent team killers” who purposely reduce their workload hurt productivity, customers, and revenue. So they are far from harmless. In fact, I call these slackers “silent team killers.” Their selfish decision to reduce their workload will crush the morale of even the strongest teams. A recent Gallup survey indicates that these disengaged workers have accounted for at least 50% of …

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Smoothing Out VUCA – How HR Can Thrive In A Volatile Up-And-Down World

A think piece – for guiding you on how to successfully operate in a volatile whack-a-mole world.  What Exactly Is VUCA, And How Does It Impact HR?  Unfortunately, a majority of HR professionals that you ask about VUCA will have literally never heard of it, even though VUCA may be the most volatile and dynamic business environment in the last …

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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 compensation and benefits. Yet despite being literally the most costly …

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Increase Remote Worker Performance… By Adding Personalized Performance Metrics

Measure WFH performance through performance metrics.

With few face-to-face meetings, remote workers still need feedback, so provide it through performance metrics. Yes, those working remotely no longer have the multiple opportunities to discuss any progress on their work with coworkers and managers. Fortunately, there is an alternative approach for providing feedback that may be more effective in some cases—adding personalized performance metrics for each remote worker. …

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Update Your HR Metrics For The SEC’s Human Capital Reporting Rules

HR SEC reporting rules and how to prepare

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.

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7 Revealing Numbers Guaranteed to Make You Rethink Talent Management

As seen on ERE Media, December 18, 2017. This “think piece” is designed to stimulate your thinking about the value of data Historically, a great deal of recruiting and talent management has been intuitive. And as a result, at most firms, recruiters and hiring managers plod on for years using the same assumptions about what works and what doesn’t work. …

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Corporate Shame — Why Doesn’t Your Firm Predict and Prevent Sexual Harassment?

As seen in ERE Media and TLNT, November 20, 2017. Note: This “think piece” is designed to stimulate the thinking of board members and executives about the need for a corporate program for predicting where sexual harassment is likely to occur. Sexual harassment may be the corporate risk factor with the highest negative impact on corporate employee morale, retention, and productivity. In almost …

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The Future of Recruiting — The Talent Advisor Model Dominates (Part 2 of 2)

Note: This “think piece” is designed to stimulate your thinking about the future of recruiting As seen on ERE Media, November 13, 2017. Many are unaware that the recruiting function is already beginning to undergo a strategic shift toward the “talent advisor model.” If you’re not familiar with the term, a talent advisor is a consultant role where the advisor …

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The Future of Recruiting — the Talent Advisor Model Dominates (Part 1 of 2)

As seen on ERE Media, November 6, 2017. Note: This “think piece” is designed to stimulate your thinking about the future of recruiting Whether you want job security as a recruiter or to simply understand the future direction of recruiting, understand that the recruiting function is already beginning to undergo a strategic shift toward the “talent advisor model.” If you’re …

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