"Feminine" Values Can Give Tomorrow's Leaders an Edge
September 05 | John Gerzema, President , Young & Rubicam Brand Asset | Comments (0)
A Pew Center study released in May revealed that working mothers are the sole or primary provider in a record 40 percent of U.S. households. Hedge fund billionaire Paul Tudor-Jones created a stir by remarking that women will never rival men as traders because babies are a "focus killer".
“42” – Lessons on Diversity & Inclusion
April 25 | Brian Gareau, Senior Fellow, Human Capital, The Conference Board | Comments (1)
My wife and I went to see the movie “42” – the story of baseball legend Jackie Robinson. The movie contained many valuable lessons on Diversity & Inclusion. Here are just a few.
“A Friend of a Friend” Is No Longer the Best Way to Find a Job
June 20 | Ilana Gershon | Comments (0)
How do you get a job these days? The answer often involves networking — it isn’t what you know, it’s whom, we’re told. But what does that mean? After all, we’re connected to many people, in countless ways. So who can actually help? What kinds of relationships should we try to use when we are looking for a job?
“Internal Equity”: An Impediment to Effective Workforce Management
December 18 | Howard Risher, Private Consultant, focusing primarily on pay and performance issues | Comments (0)
This blog was triggered by the recently released report, False Summit: The State of Human Capital, 2012, co-authored by McKinsey and The Conference Board.
“No, Boss. You Can’t Have the Best!”
January 16 | Guy de Herde, Senior Fellow, Human Capital, The Conference Board | Comments (0)
Use your scarce top talent wisely – deploy them on your key jobs.
“Not My Decision”: Constructive Responses to Workplace Decisions You Wouldn’t Have Made
December 12 | Julie Winkle Giulioni, Instructional Designer/Co-Founder, DesignArounds | Comments (0)
In organizations worldwide, strategies are set, markets are selected, tactics are identified…and not everyone agrees with the direction. When confronted with these situations, it’s easy for employees to feel powerless and out of control. Employees who find the most constructive and productive paths forward understand a few key principles that apply within and outside of the workplace.
“The New Leader’s 100-Day Action Plan”
March 22 | Glenn J. Kaufman, Senior Fellow, Human Capital, The Conference Board | Comments (0)
This blog is a review by Glenn Kaufman of the book, “The New Leader’s 100-Day Action Plan,” by George Bradt, Jayme A. Check, Jorge Pedraza.