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Talent Management

Why You Should Never Make Or Take Job Counter Offers

George Bradt | Posted 11.19.2015 | Business
George Bradt

Job counter offers are lame attempts to correct past omissions and are almost never successful. Either people don't take them, or they do take them and end up leaving relatively quickly thereafter.

Eliminating Performance Reviews: Those Who Do It Well vs. Those Who Don't

Crystal Kadakia | Posted 11.18.2015 | Business
Crystal Kadakia

Managers find the process cumbersome and untimely, at a frequency that is unable to impact performance when needed. This is especially true of Millennials. However, eliminating performance reviews is a complex discussion.

3 Reasons Not to Hire Top Talent

Alanea Kowalski | Posted 10.06.2015 | Business
Alanea Kowalski

Having worked in the talent management field for over 25 years I am used to the discussions about hiring top talent. High Potentials. The Top 5%. The ...

Why Call Centers Are Like the NFL

Jason Wesbecher | Posted 09.11.2015 | Business
Jason Wesbecher

Sunday afternoon gluttony. Monday morning quarterbacking. Monday (and Thursday) night anxiety. NFL season is back and along with it, the irresistible inclination to apply football metaphors to every possible scenario.

Talent Management MLB Style

Greg Portell | Posted 08.03.2015 | Business
Greg Portell

While the concept of a trade deadline in business is far-fetched, the idea of scouting your competitors' talent development system holds value. Baseball teams have enormous amounts of data -- not just on their own team, but also on the farm systems of the other teams in the league.

Putting Your Best Foot Forward to Attract the Right Job Candidates

Erin Daruszka | Posted 08.03.2015 | Business
Erin Daruszka

Often getting through the first step of the job application process is so cumbersome that you lose viable candidates right out of the gate. Here are some remedies for common first impression issues.

Rethinking Employee Turnover

Ed Lawler | Posted 07.28.2015 | Business
Ed Lawler

For decades, experts in talent management have emphasized the costs that are produced by turnover. It is usually said that depending upon the complexity of the job and the level of management, the cost of turnover can equal anywhere from one month's to several years' salary for a departing employee.

Rethinking Corporate Purpose

Ed Lawler | Posted 07.01.2015 | Business
Ed Lawler

The recognition that talent is one of the most important, if not the most important, determinants of corporate performance represents a step forward. In the past, all too often talent has been thought of and treated as a maintenance item, not a critical determinant of performance.

Talent Analytics: Old Wine In New Bottles?

Ed Lawler | Posted 06.18.2015 | Business
Ed Lawler

A day does not pass without my receiving multiple emails announcing webinars, publications, and workshops focused on talent analytics. Talent analytics has become an important area in both consulting firms and corporations.

Companies Take Note: There's Incredible Talent Hiding in Plain Sight

Lisa Levey | Posted 06.11.2015 | Business
Lisa Levey

I am stymied by this paradox whereby an enormous source of talent -- professional women seeking to reenter the workforce -- are literally hiding in plain sight. These women are driven, smart, capable and incredibly energized about returning to the workforce.

Why Human Resources Is Dead

Jacob Morgan | Posted 06.08.2015 | Business
Jacob Morgan

The idea of thinking of employees as capital assets is antiquated, but for many it's not enough to simply talk about how HR is changing and what the new role of HR is. Companies are dropping the term "human resources" altogether and are shifting towards more "people centric" terms.

Employee Rewards and Recognition: How to Create a More Engaged Environment

Jacob Morgan | Posted 06.01.2015 | Business
Jacob Morgan

Achievers is known for its employee recognition platform that you may have heard of and some of you may be using in your organization.

HR and Talent Management: The Top 10 Human Capital Trends for 2015

Jacob Morgan | Posted 05.07.2015 | Business
Jacob Morgan

In this Future of Work podcast, I speak with Josh Bersin. Josh started a company called Bersin & Associates, which was acquired by Deloitte and is now known as Bersin by Deloitte.

#TheFuturein5 Ep 32: What LinkedIn's Acquisition of Lynda Means for Talent Management

Jacob Morgan | Posted 06.28.2015 | Business
Jacob Morgan

LinkedIn, the professional social networking site, just bought Lynda for $1.5 billion. For those of your not familiar with Lynda, it is a platform that provides online courses similar to AccountAcademy, Coursera, and Udemy.

Three Tests of Leadership in the New Disengagement Economy

Robert Hall | Posted 06.21.2015 | Business
Robert Hall

The growing concern regarding disengaged employees reflects a simple truth: leadership requirements have changed, most leaders have not.

Creating Talent Agility

Ed Lawler | Posted 05.24.2015 | Business
Ed Lawler

The world of business is changing faster and faster. Yesterday's performance is no longer good enough. In today's competitive environment, what organizations used to do is no longer good enough.

The Reason Why Your Business Is Still In The Technician Stage

Dr. Tiffany D. Sanders | Posted 05.16.2015 | Small Business
Dr. Tiffany D. Sanders

What prevents small business owners from operating as visionary entrepreneurs who hire the right people and implement processes so their company can run like a well-oiled machine?

UTA Foundation Mentors the Youth of L.A.U.S.D

Marc A. Coronel | Posted 04.19.2015 | Impact
Marc A. Coronel

The agents hail from nearly every department of the agency, including talent and literary for TV, film and digital media, Corporate Communications, Client Development, Advertising and more.

How to Drive Intrapreneurship Within Your Business to Create Truly Great Innovation

Marion Chamberlain | Posted 04.12.2015 | Business
Marion Chamberlain

Given my business focus on developing corporate leaders to become catalysts for corporate and societal change, I'm always looking for best practices to help drive up the engagement rate for businesses.

Don't Procrastinate, Evaluate! Timely Tips to Effectively Implement the Right Talent Management Strategy for the New Year

Dana Smith | Posted 03.25.2015 | Small Business
Dana Smith

While you may cringe at the amount of time it takes to develop the right words to say that both inspires staff, while at the same time, provides constrictive criticism for areas of deficiency, don't discount the importance and power of evaluating employee performance.

The ABCs of Recruiting: Always Be Considerate

Erin Daruszka | Posted 03.15.2015 | Business
Erin Daruszka

A considerate attitude is also important because the persons doing the hiring are the face of your organization and often provide the candidate's first impression of the company. Put yourself in the candidate's place and provide a good experience. Here are some tips...

Non-Voyage: 5 Reasons to Let Your Vacation Expire Unused This Year

Laura Berger | Posted 01.30.2015 | Healthy Living
Laura Berger

The United States is the only modern industrialized country that doesn't require employers give minimum annual time off with pay. That makes the vacation days you get a true gift -- one that is precious and essential to your performance in life, both professional and personal.

Is Your Head of HR Thinking About Supply Chain Management?

Julian L. Alssid | Posted 01.20.2015 | Business
Julian L. Alssid

Amidst what seems like 1,000 panel discussions in 1,000 Washington, DC conference rooms every month, a truly revolutionary idea for unlocking business growth emerged from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation just before Thanksgiving.

Link Between Awareness and Getting Stuck in the Rain Finally Found

Ilya Zeldin | Posted 11.11.2014 | Healthy Living
Ilya Zeldin

If you agree that by and large people are pretty lousy self-evaluators, then my argument is simple: The best way to increase self-awareness is through feedback from peers whose opinion you trust.

Does College Name Prestige Matter for Actors?

Mary Anna Dennard | Posted 09.28.2014 | College
Mary Anna Dennard

Students and families about to enter the college audition process would love to know if having a highly-recognized school's name on their resume will really make a difference. So, I asked three show biz industry decision-makers to find out.