DEI teams can drive positive business outcomes if they’re given the chance to succeed. Here’s how to protect yours for the long term.
Thought leadership spotlight at FDO’s May Virtual Conference
What is the Future of Work? Exploring the Topic with 11 HR Leaders
Employees want to feel valued at work, and companies that meet this need are more likely to retain the talent they require to be successful. The key is understanding the employee lifecycle (how staff experience your organization throughout their career within it), so you can engage individual team members more effectively at each stage.
According to Gartner, 58% of the workforce needs new skills to get their jobs done. Not to move up within the organization and not to prepare for a future role—but to simply handle the responsibilities of their current positions.
SkillCycle Co-founder and CEO Kristy McCann Flynn featured in Forbes talking about all of the new and exciting changes coming to SkillCycle.
Give yourself the space to pause and consider what changes are happening in your industry and how your company may need to adapt. Most importantly, ask yourself if you’ll have the talent you’ll require to meet the future needs of your organization.
It’s not an easy time to be an HR professional. Workplace stress is on the rise, budgets are tightening, and talent is getting harder to find. Addressing these challenges can feel like walking on a tightrope–and according to McKinsey, “the tightrope has never been this taut.” This is why understanding how to introduce learning and development easily is critical.
The best yet the worst compliment I ever received during my 20+ year career in HR was given by numerous people on how good of a job I did at laying them off. No, it’s not sarcasm nor a joke, but a lesson to be learned. Working in HR is a double edged sword; while caring for your employees, you find yourself being the bearer of a lot of bad news.
Not many workplaces understand what it means to create a workplace built on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion. Read our blog for the four best practices to start building one. This includes implementing servant leadership.