Tag Archives: talent management

The Future of Work – Do you have a legacy mindset? (Part 2 in a series)

Infographic: light bulb, clock, gears and bar graph icons inside a head. Machine arm, sound wave and smart phone icons outside. Clouds and gears in the background

While there is a lot of talk about robots replacing workers and artificial intelligence (AI) replacing human intelligence, we believe the emergence of new definitions of “work” and “workers” brings immense opportunity for organizations. In a sense, it’s what HR … Continue reading →

With FLSA rules changed, should you pay your summer interns?

Three young people sitting on benches in an office building

In January, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) eliminated its six-factor test for determining whether workers should be classified as unpaid interns or employees entitled to compensation under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). In its place, DOL implemented a … Continue reading →

Ready for the next generation of HR service?

Woman sitting on a bench in front of a window working on a laptop

Delivering HR services to employees is like an ambulance. Not something that you think about every day, but essential when you need it. And much like an ambulance, HR services need to be responsive and proactive. Too often they’re neither … Continue reading →

Why meaning and purpose should be central to the employee experience (Part 1 in series)

Coworkers laughing over iconography cards

Increasingly we’re seeing it’s not enough to do a good sales job promoting the employer brand to current and prospective employees. Employees can now evaluate employers more on their own terms and not just on the image that employers want … Continue reading →

Shaping the future of talent, rewards and work

People using tablets in a meeting

“The best way to predict your future is to create it.” – Peter Drucker. It’s a provocative statement: instead of waiting for the future to arrive, take a role in shaping it. (After all, once it’s here, it’s no longer … Continue reading →

Want to turn an HR software implementation emergency into an opportunity? Consider the four A’s

A group of coworkers talking in an elevator

When your project suffers a last-minute loss of personnel, it can look like a project-ending crisis. But if you keep your head and ask four key questions, the team you end up with can be better than ever. It’s Friday. … Continue reading →

Are threats of artificial intelligence-driven ‘job apocalypse’ overstated?

machine picking berries

Much of the media narrative on Artificial Intelligence (AI) revolves around fear. Like something out of The Terminator movie franchise, intelligent machines and robots are portrayed as an existential threat to human kind. Now many fear that automation and AI … Continue reading →

The HR function of the future (Part 1 in series)

man sitting on a park bench with a laptop drinking coffee and talking on his cell phone

The urgent call came on a Friday night. Our CHRO client learned the agenda for their company’s executive offsite that Monday had shifted from business as usual to how the organization would transform in light of automation. Each leader must … Continue reading →

Relationship goals: Are you ready to engage your people network?

Employee sitting at a desk with two monitors video conferencing with other colleageus

Creating a differentiated Talent Value Proposition for all the people helping you get work done When I’m having dinner with friends I like to play a game called “Side Hustle.” I ask people what they would do outside their normal … Continue reading →

Four ways to build and develop effective integration leaders (Part 2 in series)

Two colleagues looking at the same computer screen

In our last blog, we shared insights from a recent study in which we identified what successful integration leaders do differently. We found the most effective leaders are those who inspire and motivate people, are capable of handling crisis, promote … Continue reading →