Day: March 22, 2020

LEARNING CORNER WITH JEFFREY PFEFFER: HOW TO REDESIGN JOBS TO IMPROVE EMPLOYEE HEALTH & COMPANY PERFORMANCE

Employers today face an epidemic of workplace stress and depression that takes an enormous toll on employees and company performance. In late 2019, the American Institute of Stress pulled together “42 Worrying Workplace Stress Statistics” from a variety of sources, including Gallup, Korn Ferry and the American Psychological Association. Some […]

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TALENT MANAGEMENT AND SUCCESSION PLANNING IN HIGHER EDUCATION

America’s higher learning institutions educate and develop society’s future thinkers and leaders. It’s ironic, then, that it seems many don’t develop their own administrative staff or leadership talent. Administrator Talent Crisis Research shows talent and succession planning is lacking at America’s colleges and universities. The American Council on Education (ACE), […]

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TALENT MANAGEMENT FOR HEALTHCARE

In the last few years, our old pals at Bersin & Associates argued that healthcare has lagged behind other industries in adoption and implementation of talent management automation and processes and that many healthcare organizations are working to make up for lost time. (Bersin & Associates 2009 Talent Management Factbook) […]

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HIRING FOR ETHICS AND INTEGRITY: 4 TACTICS THAT WORK

Every company’s got at least one: that overly competitive, sour, power-hungry — you fill in the blank — employee that walks around with a rain cloud over his head, infecting every conversation he joins and inciting feelings of isolation, discouragement or doubt among his coworkers. It only takes a few […]

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GOOD MANAGERS MANAGE. GREAT MANAGERS COACH

We\’re several decades into the evolution of the knowledge worker now, where skills are softer, job descriptions grayer, and thanks to technology, everyone in the workplace has a multitude of new platforms to communicate, collaborate and get stuff done. What\’s gotten a little lost in that shuffle? Leadership has changed […]

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HOW TO WIN BIG TALENT IN SMALLER MARKETS

A decent paying job at a cool up-and-coming company in sunny Los Angeles or a better-paying job at a corporation in the middle of Minnesota? For today’s worker the choice is simple: Job preference means more than just money — it\’s about work/life balance — and the bright lights of […]

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WHY YOU MIGHT CONSIDER A MOOC TO TEACH COMPANY VALUES

So-called \”culture decks\” — slick digital presentations that explain company values and goals — have emerged in recent years as powerful tools in recruiting and employee engagement. Consider the buzz that Netflix and Hubspot alone generated with recent culture decks that went viral (the Netflix Slideshare has been shared over 7,000 times on Facebook […]

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