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7 Recruiting Resolutions for 2019


It’s a competitive time for hiring. Employer demand for workers has surpassed the supply of active job seekers. Achieving the 2019 business objectives that your organization has worked so hard to set will require stand-out recruiting practices. Following are seven recruiting resolutions for…

Tips for Talking About Performance


When you sit down for your annual performance discussion, will the conversation focus on reviewing 2018 or planning for a better 2019? For several years, employers have been debating whether the performance management process should dissect past performance or support future contributions. MITRE…

Top 10 Ways to Onboard New Hires


What do you recall about your first day on the job?  Our first days in a new job are some of our most memorable work experiences. And too often they do not make for positive memories. The typical onboarding process can leave new hires overwhelmed. New hires are inundated with forms,…

Top 10 Ways to Prevent Turnover


Tight Labor Market Signals It’s Time to Step Up Retention Efforts Much attention is being paid to the possibility that automation will spur joblessness. This makes it easy to lose sight of the fact that there are too few workers to fill job openings today. Jobless claims edge lower as…

Diversity Lessons from Men in Tech


Much press attention has been given to the experiences of women working in technology companies. Patricia Salgado Ph.D., a fellow at the Institute for Social Innovation at Fielding Graduate University in Santa Barbara California, has uniquely focused on the men working in the tech industry,…

Why It's Time to Digitalize Global Rewards


Digitalizing HR is a hot topic promising many benefits for employers and employees. In a recent email interview, Stuart Smith of Conduent, explained to me why there’s so much excitement around digitizing rewards.  Be sure to checkout the on-demand webinar (recording and slides) in which…

Why Digital HR is a Big Deal for All


On a recent APQC webinar, Georg Lange described his experience digitalizing the HR function at global agribusiness Syngenta. I asked Georg to answer some basic questions on this emerging topic. Following are his answers about why HR digitalization matters to all.  APQC members can learn…