Why HR Professionals are the Best Change Management Partners
March 20 | Reed Deshler, Principal, AlignOrg Solutions | Comments (0)
Change and transformation are inevitable realities for businesses and leaders. To make them successful, leaders need good change partners that will help them navigate and manage shifting demands. We’ve found that HR leaders can be some of the best change management partners, but business leaders must empower their HR partners to utilize their unique perspectives, skills, and abilities for organizational change.
We’re Going To Study How Assessment Can Help Shape The Future Workforce
March 17 | Dr. Charles Handler, President and Founder, Rocket-Hire | Comments (0)
I’m excited to give back to the ERE community by sharing an overview of this groundbreaking study both to educate and to create awareness for those who may want to follow it, or even participate. The project is called the Essential Competencies Project and it is being run by the Washington, D.C. based Committee for Economic Development.
The Acceleration of Disruption
March 01 | Steve Steckler , Head of Transformation Management and HR Integration for Mergers & Acquisitions, Merck KGaA | Comments (4)
In the field of managing human capital, the corporate track record in navigating change, whether in introducing a new business strategy, a change in leadership, a different operating model, the integration of an acquisition or now, the transformation of the business into all things “digital”, is more likely to be categorized in terms of partial success or even as an overall failure.
How to Get The Most Out of Millennials
February 27 | Alexandra Phillips, Personal Business Coach, Alexandra Phillips Consulting | Comments (4)
A lot has been written recently about how to communicate with, retain, or get on the good side of millennials. In these articles, millennials are often portrayed as some sort of alien life form that we’ll need an interpreter armed with a vanilla soy latte to appease: The Wild and Unpredictable Millennial. But I have a different view.
Leadership Lessons From Frederick Douglass
February 27 | Marjorie Derven, Senior Fellow, Human Capital , The Conference Board | Comments (0)
Bestselling author, brilliant orator, and effective champion for abolition, Frederick Douglass is an inspiration to all Americans. Born a slave in 1817, Douglass escaped to freedom in 1838 while continuing to advocate for the freedom of all slaves. His leadership example offers lessons with enduring relevance.
Labor Shortages Are Likely to Hit Harder in the North
February 15 | Gad Levanon, Ph.D., Chief Economist, North America, The Conference Board | Comments (0)
In this blog, we discuss how the drop in this ratio is likely to vary across states. In a recent report, we developed state level population forecasts by age. We use these forecasts to estimate the gap in the working age population-to-total population ratio in 2030 versus 2015 for each state.
The Effect of President Trump’s Executive Order on the US Labor Market: A Primer
February 14 | Brian Schaitkin, Senior Economist, The Conference Board | Comments (0)
President Donald Trump signed an executive order prohibiting nationals from Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, and Yemen from entering the United States for 90 days. These restrictions have been suspended temporarily by courts. We can examine the role recent immigrants from “the executive order seven” countries currently play in the US labor market as a means of assessing the potential impact of this policy.
Locating the Next Myrtle Beach: Retirement Destinations and Workforce Planning
February 09 | Gad Levanon, Ph.D., Chief Economist, North America, The Conference Board | Comments (0)
Large population changes challenges firms and local governments to adjust their workforce to serve the needs of the new population. Since retirees spend an especially large share of their income on health-related services, preparing the needed workforce may pose an especially difficult challenge.
Organizations Should Put Talent First In 2017
February 03 | Edward E. Lawler III, Distinguished Professor of Business and Director of the Center for Effective Organizations, USC Marshall School of Business | Comments (0)
It is time to move beyond saying that talent is an organization’s most important asset. Organizations need to behave in ways that recognize the strategic importance of talent, and to make design and strategy decisions based on their ability to attract and manage talent.