Why It’s Critical to Engage Employees During Mergers and Acquisitions
Nov07

Why It’s Critical to Engage Employees During Mergers and Acquisitions

Mergers and acquisitions (M&A) represent a make-or-break time for employee engagement. If management can figure out how to harness the emotional commitment of employees during the transition, they can gain valuable support for the initiative that can have a ripple effect throughout the organization. But failing to consider the employee experience (EX) during M&A activity can lead to active disengagement—even for employees who...

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Knowing When It Is Time to Make An Internal Shift
Oct03

Knowing When It Is Time to Make An Internal Shift

Is your organization ready? How to know when it’s time to make an internal shift Change management. It’s a phrase that saturates the working world, especially as companies prepare to make an internal shift to operate more efficiently and become more profitable. Having solid change management practices in place can streamline these internal shifts and make them more lasting. Clearly, preparing an organization for an internal shift at...

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Four Steps for Achieving Excellence in Execution
Sep25

Four Steps for Achieving Excellence in Execution

As an essential business topic, strategy execution is in its infancy. Yet it’s quickly evolving as leaders demand more knowledge, structure and resources on how to achieve it to remain competitive in the rapidly changing business environment. When leaders address how to execute strategy, it’s not always with the same energy, drive and conviction they applied to crafting it. Often, they are missing the skills and tools needed to excel...

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5 Reasons Why You Should Get a Talent Management Solution
Jul26

5 Reasons Why You Should Get a Talent Management Solution

Many people view talent management as the system that takes over once an employee has been hired. However, most vendors provide talent management as an integrated suite, composed of software that manages everything from hiring and onboarding, all the way through to offboarding. Typically, a Human Resource Information System (HRIS) serves as the cornerstone that many other systems flow into. This may include an Applicant Tracking...

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The Numbers Behind Hiring
Jul19

The Numbers Behind Hiring

It can feel overwhelming to applicants and to HR representatives when embarking on a hiring process. Because of the awkward gulf between those who seek employment and those who are looking for top talent there is certain amount of tension that surrounds every level of interaction. Questions arise such as: How long should it take for a position to be filled? How many applications are typical for one job? What is the best way to find...

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6 Insider Interview Rules to Getting the Job
Jun06

6 Insider Interview Rules to Getting the Job

Your heart is racing. You’ve been searching for months. You want this job so badly – you can taste it. Your hands are sweating. You have the skills, but you struggle in sealing the deal at the interview. A story we have heard literally hundreds of times in our line of work… and with good reason. Interviews are stressful. They challenge comfort levels, open up vulnerabilities, and carry enormous pressure to produce a positive outcome…...

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Learning Leaps
May31

Learning Leaps

Over the past 12 months, there’s been a new buzz-phrase: “The Future of Work.” Between artificial intelligence, remote work, vast technological advancements, and the rapid change in higher education, “work” is undergoing a massive overhaul. All of which means employees and companies are searching especially hard for the tools and resources to adapt to the changing environment more rapidly. As topics like...

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The Benefits of Gender Equality In the Workplace
May08

The Benefits of Gender Equality In the Workplace

Currently, women are offered better access to flexible working, there is more support for maternity pay, and women generally have better qualifications than men. In today’s modern times, however, although the laws are in place for gender equality and equal pay, inequality and a pay gap remains in many workplaces across the nation. Workplace gender equality can only be achieved when employees are able to access and enjoy the same...

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