November 24 , 2017

Tag Archives: Wake-up Call

Managers Are Hoarding Talent: A Hidden Problem That’s Likely Hurting Your Firm

Expediting the transfer of employees among diverse business units allows a firm to develop and retain employees, while simultaneously increasing the cross-pollenization of ideas and the transfer of best practices. Unfortunately, I find that executives at every large organization I have visited consistently complain that this beneficial movement simply doesn’t happen often enough. I have also found that most executives ... Read More »

Stop Talking The HR Talk If You Want To Be Heard

As seen on TLNT (May 5, 2017). One of the reasons why talent managers continually strive to become more strategic is that they want their ideas and problems to be noticed by their CEO. Because executives have a strategic focus, being viewed by executives as having a strategic impact helps individual talent functions gain more support and critical budget dollars. ... Read More »

December Is Prime Time For Recruiting … Because The Competition Is So Low

Recruiting is a direct competition between firms. So, unless you’re a firm with a great employer brand like Google, Facebook or GE, focus your recruiting during the months where the competition is extremely low. And, in the U.S. and many other industrialized countries, the time period between late November and New Year’s Day is the time with the lowest level ... Read More »