Talent Management

Workers are looking – and leaving – for career development

Prospective employees see career development as among the most important reasons to sign with —and stay with — with your organization. And, while you may think you are offering top-notch learning and development programs, they don’t think you are doing such a great job. Surveys show that workers and employers don’t agree on how well […]

workers say employers need to improve development efforts

Motivating employees to higher performance

Building and sustaining an energized workforce that takes initiative requires creating an inspiring atmosphere. Some of the key features of such a workplace are: A creative work environment where employees are able to express themselves openly. A work environment not stifled by unnecessary process and policy hurdles. A challenging and constructive work environment featuring constant […]

Effective screening tactics when recruiting top talent

As the talent market tightens, the pressure on HR to recruit, hire and retain high-performing employees is more intense than ever. Companies of all sizes are seeking that perfect employee as the demand for talent quickly exceeds the supply. You’ve no doubt heard that the cost of hiring the wrong person is significant – up […]

Drafting a remote work policy: 5 legal pitfalls to watch for

The ability to work from home has morphed into a highly valued perk. In response, many companies are implementing work-from-home-benefits for employees in an effort to attract and retain top talent, and to stay competitive. As these benefits become more popular, and more customized, employers are wise to take caution: It’s possible that without a […]

Starting a cross-training program

As the job market tightens, many companies turn to formal cross-training programs to make sure they’re operating at top efficiency. Since not all workers will be excited about learning a new set of skills, the steps taken to prepare employees for a cross-training program go a long way toward making sure it’s a success. Here […]

Starting a successful cross-training program