Explore HCI's collection of curated research, white papers, case studies and infographics on trending talent management topics.
Organizational alignment—the creation of harmony or congruence between an organization’s goals and its many organizing choices—is a critical factor affecting performance and positive outcomes. One of the key roles in achieving ...Read more
Diversity traditionally referred to legally protected categories such as race and gender but this is expanding to encompass a much broader definition covering the extensive ways in which individuals differ from one another physically, culturally ...Read more
No matter how large or small an organization, it can’t effectively implement its strategy without the buy-in and commitment of not only leadership, but employees as well. Nowhere is this more evident when it comes to innovation. Leaders who ...Read more
For years, hiring managers have been warned of the dangers of using their gut for hiring. That’s overly simplistic and bad advice. In fact, cognitive science shows we need to use every tool at our disposal, including intuitive thinking. ...Read more
Visit any business news site and you’ll find at least one article talking about “disruptors.” Uber has disrupted the urban transportation business. Airbnb has disrupted the hotel business. Amazon has disrupted the entire retail ...Read more
If you are like most employers, you squander the best opportunity you have to engage, shape and retain them as employees. Most employers are so driven to find talent and make a good first impression through the recruitment process that they neglect to think about what will happen once the employee shows up on their first day, ready for work.
For the past couple of years, the business world has been buzzing about generational differences. Specifically, what they are and how they appear in the workplace. After clicking through a few articles, you learn about how to facilitate ...Read more
Strategic workforce planning (SWP) is a mission-critical skill for the HR function that will help you address these challenges, and more.
But there is no one-size-fits-all formula for successful workforce planning. The process must be integrated ...
The topic of people analytics always seems to generate a great deal of discussion. Part of its appeal is the hope of finding the one overarching metric, the magic bullet, the key to unlocking the complex field of talent management. Where is the ...Read more
Think about a leader in your life who people deeply commit their time, talent, and hearts to.
I’m talking about the kind of leader who values and recognizes the greatness in others – even when people do not believe in their own greatness. This kind of leader thrives on creating an environment where people are “all in.”
To understand the future, we need to acknowledge the past and how our need for change in leadership has been born from the styles that have preceded us. Over the decades, leadership styles have typically been driven by the culture of the time and ...Read more
Strong senior executives don’t make it to the top by chance. As they work their way up the corporate ladder, they acquire the right mix of skills and experience to succeed in higher leadership positions.
But why do some leaders plateau ...
Much of the millennial generation says they can’t describe their jobs and professional roles to their parents and grandparents because their older family members just don’t get it.
Millennials have a higher degree of digital literacy than their parents and grandparents, which means they’ve been trained and have the ability to use digital devices at work to fill needs of quick communication, efficient collaboration and stellar performance.
It's a candidate's market, and high quality talent is much more challenging to find and acquire than it's been in recent memory. According to a recent research report, it now takes about double the amount of time as it did during the Great Recession to fill the average position. In such a competitive talent market, recruiting leaders need to measure and analyze the performance of their teams in a never-ending search to build competitive advantage.
Early adopters gravitated toward video interviewing several years ago. They started a snowball that has helped to drive the recent, incredible growth in video adoption. This innovative technology is now widely used by organizations of all ...Read more
We all know engaged employees are critical to your organizational culture, customer satisfaction and bottom line. Developing a meaningful and cost-effective recognition and rewards program is an important contributing factor to employee ...Read more
HR practitioners and leaders must possess foundational analytical skills to demonstrate and communicate the business value of data-driven talent decisions. HCI research has revealed the Three A's of Effective People Analytics: Access, ...Read more
Every organization struggles to make trade-offs. Naturally, it is hard to say no to good opportunities. However, intuitively we know that we can’t be everything to everybody, that our resources are limited, and that not everything will fit ...Read more
Apprehension, perhaps with a side of excitement (in disguise) sets in as you take a hopeful hike into your boss’s office lair.
Your boss awaits your arrival, polished and well prepared with a report, notepad and pen handy.
Virtual leadership simulations give leaders or candidates for leadership positions an opportunity to role-play leadership challenges with live actors on webcam. This type of assessment allows candidates to demonstrate leadership skills in real ...Read more