Training

Training today doesn’t look like it did years ago. The tools, technology, and research help us to deliver better, more engaging development experiences. Today we’re going to take a look at four critical weaknesses of traditional training programs. You might recognize some of your own organization’s training practices, so take some time to consider if…

Data Breach

Over the past year, year and a half, data breaches have surged substantially. Target, Michael’s, and Neiman Marcus have all been impacted by customer data breaches, and now Home Depot customers are experiencing the same thing. The funny thing I have witnessed as these events continue to occur is our level of acceptance has increased….

Feedback

Companies are notorious when it comes to feedback.  There are countless systems developed, executed and utilized at all levels of an organization.  We want to know what people think !!  Or do we ?? Seriously, one of the areas that HR is thrust into on at least an annual basis is some sort of programmed, structured…

Tower of People

If you evaluate the organizational structures utilized by most organizations today, you could easily translate these structures as a tower of people. Meaning you have layers of people building up to one person, usually the CEO of the organization. However, just as easy as we formulate these organizational structures moving people and positions around here…

Executive Checklist

The operation and scope of working in today’s business world is becoming more and more complex. Continuous introduction of information, competitors, new technology, stakeholder demands, and regulatory changes can make even the most savvy business professional a little uneasy. Therefore, executives and employees alike are in much need of tools which make handling the increasing…

Unemployed

Unemployed. The dreaded word many people unfortunately are facing in today’s workplace. Whether the state of employment was brought about through resignation, termination, laid off, or whatever crap organizations do today, I am here to tell you that being unemployed DOESN’T look so bad. That is right, I said it. I know, you think I am absolutely…

Ram Charan recently published an article on Harvard Business Review entitled, It’s Time to Split HR. As you can expect, it is the typical article that demonstrates to business leaders the Human Resources function is nothing more than transactional, it doesn’t provide CEOs with the sounding board they need, business acumen is lacking and people…