Category Archives: Employee Engagement

The asset manager’s guide to assessing and evolving culture

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Many people hear the word culture and shrug – it’s a vague term explained by equally ambiguous words such as “philosophy,’’ ‘’ethos,’’ ‘’values” and “DNA.” As an investment manager focused on the concrete – portfolio returns, peer performance, due diligence, … Continue reading →

Does your HR portal provide your employees with a 5-star experience?

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When you travel, you want an enjoyable experience where you stay. And when you find a place you like (or don’t), it’s not uncommon to tell people about it on sites like TripAdvisor or Yelp. When you think about it, … Continue reading →

How the construction industry is increasing inclusion and diversity: 3 key steps

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When considering inclusion and diversity on an industry level, some lessons can be gleaned from the construction sector. We’re seeing a number of workforce challenges being addressed through inclusion and diversity — from the industry’s talent shortage due to an aging … Continue reading →

3 key considerations for HR leaders when it comes to machine learning

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If you’ve been following the news about technology trends in the workplace, you’re probably aware of how artificial intelligence (AI) will fundamentally change the way we work. As a result, you might be thinking about how it can be leveraged … Continue reading →

Four key takeaways from the 2018 HR Tech Conference

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Technology continues to revolutionize the way we access information and work. New tools are not only making HR more efficient, but also more effective. And they can significantly impact the way we hire, retain and engage employees. And they’re not … Continue reading →

5 keys to modernizing employee benefits (Part 5 in a series)

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As we’ve been discussing throughout this series, several external drivers – from the changing nature of work and the workforce to digital disruption to employee expectations for transparency – necessitate a renewed focus on Total Rewards. In Part 3 of this … Continue reading →

Make the shift toward digital enablement: Start with human capital

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I rented a car last week and interacted with a customer service agent miles away – through a kiosk. The experience got me thinking about the shift in skills needed to conduct business today. In the past, the rental company … Continue reading →

Beyond the mission statement: Increasing inclusion and diversity in the Asia Pacific region

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There’s no standard definition or one-size-fits-all solution when it comes to inclusion and diversity (I&D). Yet increasingly, companies are realizing that having a culture that’s both inclusive and diverse is no longer a “nice to have” but a key differentiator … Continue reading →

Experiência do empregado em organizações de alto desempenho

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Lições de organizações bem-sucedidas financeiramente Por Stephen Young e Patrick Kulesa Como as empresas sobrevivem a um mundo cada vez mais disruptivo, digital e ágil? Fundamentalmente, esta “sobrevivência” depende de um conjunto de práticas de liderança e do ambiente de … Continue reading →

7 hidden opportunities for inclusion and diversity

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This series is based on our experiences and observations working with clients who are using inclusion and diversity (I&D) as a way to develop existing talent. Our next post will cover attraction and recruitment. If diversity is the opportunities that … Continue reading →