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The Reinvention of Performance Management: A Conversation with Gap Inc.’s Rob Ollander-Krane

Wed, 2018-02-21 05:22
In the past, performance management has been about appraisals and reviews, but that is changing. Approximately one-third of U.S. companies have stopped the annual performance and moved to more dynamic and real time performance management processes. One of those companies is Gap Inc. HR Exchange

Talent Management: How it should be for Senior and Upper Management

Wed, 2018-02-21 02:21
The results of a recent joint project conducted by the Stanford Graduate School of Business and the Miles Group, who polled over 200 North American CEOs, board directors and senior management executives, found that over two-thirds of the CEOs and half of the senior executives were not receiving

Four Entrepreneurship Strategies to Build Your Career

Fri, 2018-02-16 23:33
Drucker was both the Father of Modern Management and a high-priced consultant to major corporations billing as much as $10,000 an engagement for a few hours work. He made millions for them and was worth every penny. He used unique strategies to build his own career himself that was quite different

Using Video for Internal Corporate Communications, Training and Compliance

Thu, 2018-02-15 23:27
Did you know 94% of executives who watch online business videos everyday feel it's an effective business communication tool? How about the fact 88% believe video is crucial for fostering a corporate culture?Those facts and others can be found in IBM's latest whitepaper: Using Video for Internal

The Business Case for Transforming Frontline Worker Development

Thu, 2018-02-15 02:24
Some 60 Million frontline workers in the US do not have a college degree, and while many of those individuals would like to advance their education in order to build a more rewarding career, tuition and fees are, too often, a barrier. Traditional educational assistance programs, like tuition

Talent Mapping Strategies: An Interview with Parkland Health VP Sebastien Girard

Tue, 2018-02-13 02:18
Predicting the future when it comes to workforce talent is a common goal for most HR professionals.  It's a practice referred to by many as talent mapping.  Simply speaking, the process is about designing a plan meant to fuel future talent decisions for the company for a specific period of time. 

Drucker Rules for the Ambitious

Sat, 2018-02-03 03:29
It is one thing to be able to contribute to humankind in challenging work, but that ability is worthless if you can't demonstrate it. Drucker would have said that it is a societal obligation to make it so. That is, for the maximum number of others to know about and to take advantage of your

Drucker's Consulting Model Was to Ask Questions

Sat, 2018-02-03 03:29
Drucker's model for his consulting engagements was to ask questions, consequently there was much that differentiated his consulting method from that of other consultants of all types. True, Drucker was an acknowledged genius. Most consultants are thought to be and frequently termed "very smart," a

Drucker and Sherlock Holmes

Sat, 2018-02-03 03:29
While the fictitious detective Sherlock Holmes had the amazing ability to deduce facts only from what he saw, his assistant, Dr John Watson, complained of his own inability to see the same facts. Sherlock responded: "On the contrary, Watson, you can see everything. You fail, however, to reason from

Unlearn and Reinvent: Transforming Talent Management for the Generations

Sat, 2018-02-03 00:29
The generational divide. It's a topic the HR community loves to discuss, debate, and vent about. It's some ways… it can almost be described as gossip. When putting the debate in the context of talent management and the challenges facing HR professionals, it's a whole new ballgame. Much of the focus

HR's Role in Employee Career Pathing

Fri, 2018-01-26 03:04
Think about the company for which you work. Can you envision your future with this organization? What might it look like?These simple questions make up a talent management strategy called career pathing, and it's something Irena Djordjevic-Behery knows a lot about. She's the Vice President of

Challenges of Technologically Enhancing Talent Acquisition

Tue, 2018-01-23 05:52
It's a phrase HR professionals know well: the War for Talent. People, strategy, benefits, rewards are all actors on the effort, and now… so is technology.With that come multiple challenges that must be addressed.Challenges AboundWith the implementation of any new technology, there are challenges to

Artificial Intelligence in the Near Future

Mon, 2018-01-22 20:47
Have you seen the movie Short Circuit. It's a fantastic 80s movie about a robot who gains individuality and intelligence after being struck by a bolt of lightning. The robot, named Johnny Five, is immediately quotable using the catch phrase, "Need input."While the movie was certainly meant to be a

7 Reasons Innovation May Fail

Wed, 2018-01-10 05:08
When a company uses the term innovation, what comes to mind?Any number of things I would imagine. In fact, I know. I’ve been doing quite a bit of research lately around the topic of developing an innovative workplace culture. I’ve spoken to a lot of HR professionals in the process. Some of the

Creating Innovation: Ways to Address Your Company's Culture

Fri, 2018-01-05 00:03
With Millennials at the forefront of today’s workforce, the employee experience is a must. A part of that: creating an innovative workplace culture. As such, it’s no surprise the issue has become a top priority for the members of the C-Suite.There’s plenty of evidence available now to support this

HR Exchange Network Editorial Calendar

Wed, 2018-01-03 02:56
The HR Exchange Network is a unique platform to connect, learn and interact with Human Resources, Talent and Learning Professionals across multiple platforms ensuring effective and efficient engagement with your target audience.Align your brand with a premium piece of research to generate leads and

6 Key HR Trends to Watch in 2018

Sat, 2017-12-30 05:40
2017 has seen its fair share of change in the Human Resources space.  2018 will be no different.As I continue to learn more and more about the field and its impact on employees and companies, there are several trends I see as becoming more cemented in the space next year.  The following are the 6

9 Steps to Successfully Address Sexual Harassment

Thu, 2017-12-21 01:31
Just about every company today, faces the problem of sexual harassment in their work place. To effectively combat Sexual Harassment, outlined below is a proven method for addressing the problem that has proved successful in a large, international company.First, with the latest advice from legal

Why Some HR Professionals Fear Technology

Fri, 2017-12-15 01:07
Full disclosure: I’ve been the editor-in-chief for the HR Exchange Network for nearly three months. Before making the career jump to this gig, I spent the last 11 years of my professional life as a television news producer. I tell you that to illustrate a singular point: I have a lot to learn about

The Pros and Cons of Hiring Locals over Expats

Fri, 2017-12-08 00:31
We are living in a global community. That is reality. For HR professionals, it is becoming common to not only focus on a local workforce, but also a global one.In our article The Pros and Cons of Hiring Expats, HR Exchange Network contributor Martin P. Laird wrote about hiring expatriated workers