Silkroad released a great infographic (see below) about the state of talent technology and some interesting talent management stats. Check it out. A few quick hits from Silkroad’s study: Just 28% of respondents are fully automated for HR functions Engagement and retention remains top concern Integrating HR systems and data is a top priority A “place at the […]Read more "2015 Talent Technology Infographic"
The following data from a recent Globe & Mail article shows progress but very slow progress in the number of women on Canadian Boards. There are a staggering percentage of companies – specifically in industries like energy, materials, and consumer discretionary – without a single women in a board seat. The consumer discretionary numbers baffle […]Read more "Women on Boards: How Canadian Industries Stack Up"
Great Infographic on Workplace Trust that I found on Entrepreneur.com that was developed by UNUM. In another Trust article on Entrepreneur, the author outlines the 10 steps to Multiply Trust In Your Organization, The ten steps should come as no surprise. 1. Involve people in the decisions affecting them. 2. Pay close attention to Relationships. 3. […]Read more "Building Workplace Trust"
In Part 2 of this series, we discuss how to make 360 Feedback ‘fit’ into your organization. In today’s installment, we will discuss how to ensure your process is Psychometrically Sound. Three important steps include: 1. Make Sure Your 360 Instrument is Reliable & Valid A good assessment should be reliable and valid. It must measure […]Read more "360 Degree Feedback Best Practices – Part 3"
Anyone who has been through a leadership development program goes into the program expecting an opportunity to experience professional growth. The first off-site session reinforces all the positive expectations and starts to build the momentum needed for the upcoming development journey. And then participants return to their daily responsibilities, time pressures, and deadlines… The wonderful […]Read more "Finding Time For Leadership Development"
As many of you know, I read extensively about leadership, talent management, and employee development. I recently finished Employee Development on a Shoestring by Halelly Azulay. It has been a while since I have read something with so many practical tools and insights; the book needs to be in your library. So, you can imagine […]Read more "3.5 Ideas for Building Trust (even if it’s virtual)"
Joseph – one of your best employees of 15 years – has not been chosen for your organization’s leadership development program. Joseph is telling everyone who will listen how unhappy he is and is questioning the validity of the selection process. What is the best way to address Joseph’s concerns?Read more "Why Not Me – Leadership Development Case Study"