Changing Times for HR Shared Services

Elissa Tucker's picture

The focus of HR shared services is changing. Fewer organizations are wrestling with how to implement HR shared services. More are challenged with improving HR shared services performance.   

How KM can Capture Deep Smarts

Carla O'Dell's picture

Knowledge loss goes by lots of names: “The Big Crew Change” in oil and gas; “The Baby Boomer Exodus” and “Corporate Amnesia” across business and government. They all point to the retirement of a whole generation of experts and the loss of what Dorothy Leonard has coined as deep smarts: business- or organization-critical, experience-based knowledge.

Rethinking Talent Development

Elissa Tucker's picture

The 5 W’s of Learning in 2018 Have Employers Asking—How??

Three Questions Every Employer Should Ask in 2018

Elissa Tucker's picture

It’s that time again—time for the annual flurry of predictions about the world of work in the new year and beyond. The list of trends that are forecasted to change the future of work is long. 

Silver Bells, Marketing, and Sales

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(Hopefully you read the blog title with a Deep South accent.)

Happy holidays, reader!

I’m going to begin this post with a slightly embarrassing self-quote from 5 years ago, when I was a first-year MBA student. The following is an excerpt from the introduction I wrote for a marketing plan group assignment.

You can tell I was really feeling myself when I wrote that… And, you know what? I still am!

And here’s why.

6 Tips for Creating Strategic Plans That Actually Get Implemented

Elissa Tucker's picture

2017 is quickly coming to a close and business professionals across the globe are engaged in a common annual ritual. They are assessing how well their organization performed over the past year and crafting plans for a more successful 2018.

A Proven Formula for Employee Engagement and Retention

Rachele Collins's picture

Thanksgiving is a time for appreciation of one’s blessings and for reflection. As I reflect back on 2017, I am incredibly thankful for my faith, my family, and my friends in this challenging year. I am also thankful for my work and for my career at an organization where I will celebrate 18 years of tenure in January.

Could You Please Direct Me to the Talent Aisle?

Michael Sims's picture

Talent is all around us and we don’t even know it. Well, hold on. Let me modify that statement. Talent is all around us and sometimes we don’t even know it. I’m a volleyball player, so when I compete against a tall, athletic-looking guy, I’m generally not surprised to find out that he’s a strong player. But in many arenas in life, it’s not so easy to identify talent until you see it in action.

Celebrating 40 Years of RENEWAL and Reinvention

Carla O'Dell's picture

This year marks APQC’s 40th anniversary, so all year long we could hardly wait for the big team party we were planning for the fall. But Hurricane Harvey had something else in store for us, and so our celebration plans ended up underwater – quite literally in this case.

Give Your Boss What They Really Want

Elissa Tucker's picture

In honor of boss’s day, we’re taking a look at what employees can do to help their managers. Be sure to also checkout APQC’s research into how people and organizations can improve leadership as well as our advice on what individuals can do to become better people managers.