You've pivoted to virtual job fairs and video interviews to ensure access to a steady pipeline of talent. The next step? Virtual onboarding.

So Nice to E-Meet You: Tips for Virtual Onboarding

Your organization pivoted to virtual job fairs and video interviews to ensure access to a steady pipeline of talent. The next step in hiring post-COVID-19? Virtual onboarding.  Whether you’re hiring extensively to meet urgent supply chain and logistics needs, seeking out technical talent to support a shift to e-commerce or looking forward to an influx of ‘new hires’ as the […]

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The key to successful employee development is to target your company's effort and dollars at the people that will yield the highest returns.

How to Invest Smarter: Prioritizing Employee Development

Investing is all about making the right decisions with available resources. Companies have to make these decisions constantly, including when deciding who to hire, develop and promote.  The research shows that organized employee development is great for your company’s bottom line. But like any smart investment, the key is to target your organization’s effort and dollars at the people that […]

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An HR leader is called now to help meet the new challenges of these pandemic times.

Navigating the HR Leader “Ship” in the COVID-19 Era

We are all in uncharted territory. Just a few weeks ago, I wrote about the new imperative for any HR leader. I shared my thinking on how an HR leader is expected to help their company achieve its business goals and KPIs. Facing a global pandemic sheds a different light on these words. Business-as-usual goals and KPIs are put on […]

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Those in HR leadership need to transform people and talent management into a workforce performance engine.

How to Drive Business Performance through Talent Optimization: The New Imperative for HR Leadership

The role of HR leadership in the modern organization is undergoing a transformation. Beyond recruiting, benefit management, and other traditional roles, executives expect HR leaders to help their company meet and exceed business goals and KPIs. The shortage of skilled workers has become the new norm across industries and disciplines. So, investment in human capital – from hiring to development […]

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Unconscious bias can lead us to sabotage a person’s interview, in a phenomenon psychologists call “the self-fulfilling prophecy”.

How to Mitigate Unconscious Bias in Recruitment – Where Interviews Go Wrong

Why aren’t more women in the boardrooms of major corporations? Why don’t more African-Americans work in the burgeoning tech industries? When asked, companies often claim a lack of qualified candidates. However, many of these companies might consider the lesson that orchestras across the nation learned in decades past – unconscious bias may play a role.  Prior to the 1970s, 95% […]

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