Category Archives: Leadership and Talent

Talent: a long-term risk for tech firms

Firms need to consider the impact of talent on their ability to enter new markets, and respond to new sources of competition. Continue reading →

Work segmentation? The new .01 percent?

Recently Walt Disney World started offering special access to visitors to avoid the crowds. For the elite traveler, cruise ships have premier packages with separate pools and lounge decks visible through glass partitions from the common deck. Airlines have stratified … Continue reading →

Rethinking reputational and talent risk — Where say on pay fits in

The balance of reputational and talent risk is playing out in unexpected ways and is something that more companies will want to take into account when determining their own say-on-pay approach. Continue reading →

Creating a cyber-smart workforce starts with culture

Organizations experiencing data breaches are judged by their employees as lacking in two key areas of workforce culture: employee training and pay for performance. Continue reading →

The sharing economy and the forgotten man

The golden pin that holds together and supercharges the shared economy is the classification of workers as independent contractors. Continue reading →

The fourth industrial revolution: The “uberization” of the workforce

In a session called Talent, Culture and Risk: the Next Frontier, John Bremen, Human Capital & Benefits Leader for North America, talked about the fourth industrial revolution: the change to workforce dynamics that he described as the “uberization of the … Continue reading →

Banks of the future: Millennials and risk culture

From employees, to consumers, banks need to affect true cultural and behavioural change, restore trust and ethics and ensure consumers are placed at the heart of business. Continue reading →

The drones in your human capital strategy

Dire predictions that humans will be replaced by machines in the workplace continue to make headlines. Drones are delivering packages to your doorstep. The manufacturing, automotive and healthcare industries are already highly automated in many countries, and technology companies are … Continue reading →

How to win the U.K. construction war for talent

After years of a recent recession and an overall economic slump in the U.K., things finally seem to be looking up. In 2014, the construction industry’s output was GBP103 billion, 6.5% of the total economy. The industry’s output rose in … Continue reading →

Address talent management and retirement planning together

There exists a monumental opportunity for financial institutions to work more closely with employers and their employees to help address their biggest respective risks – namely talent management and retirement planning. These two issues may seem poles apart but linking … Continue reading →