An aging work force that will not retire

An aging work force that will not retire Our Partners Larry Rubin and Gregory Sparzo wrote the following article, published in the Strategic HR Review.   If conventional wisdom is to believed, the baby boomer generation would be retiring in an orderly fashion at a rate of 4þ million per year. However, that generation, born…
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How do You Use This Type of Intelligence?

Artificial Intelligence and Recruiting Most, if not all, hiring managers and recruiters have been faced with this picture: an endless amount of resumes submitted via email, job boards, or a corporate website and limited time to tackle them in between working on other assignments/duties. Depending on the size of the company and where the job…
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Trends in Talent Acquisition

Trends in Talent Acquisition Talent acquisition, like all other functions, continues to change and evolve as time goes on and as new challenges and technologies emerge. Though 2017 is almost halfway through, here are three trends that are projected to continue throughout the year.   1. "Legacy Diversity" isn't the only focus for hiring diverse…
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Feedback is a Two-Way Street

Feedback is a Two-Way Street Giving and receiving feedback in the workplace is essential, whether you're an employee or the boss. Having transparent, but respectful conversations is key to both career and business growth; without knowing what's working and what's not, no improvement can be made and a standstill occurs. There's opportunity for feedback every…
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Uncover “Hidden” Leaders

Uncover "Hidden" Leaders Often times companies gain leaders in one of two ways; cultivating from the inside (programs, training, etc.) or hiring externally. While these are practices are tried and true, organizations are missing out on a talent source: internal "hidden" leadership potential. These individuals might have fallen under the radar because they aren't as…
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How to Earn Your Manager’s Respect

How to Earn Your Manager's Respect We all want to be valued — and be viewed as valuable — at work. But respect isn’t a given; you have to earn it. Whether you have a new manager or have worked with your current boss for years, what can you do to make sure your boss…
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What Makes a Great CEO?

What Makes a Great CEO? A recent study by Russell Reynolds Associates and Hogan Assessment systems wanted to discover what differentiated the best CEO's from average ones. They wanted to examine stereotypes, like self-promoting, risk taking, and being extroverted and see if there really was a case for those attributes indicating a great CEO. In…
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Talent Matters

Talent Matters: The Three Cs to Surviving a Change at the Top Change seems almost inevitable these days. Research from the Arlington-based corporate consultancy CEB shows that in the last three years the average organization has undergone five major changes. While many of those disruptions are company- or industry-dependent, one that nearly every organization will…
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Building a Competency Management Framework

Building a Competency Management Framework Your organization must take the time to put in place an overarching strategic plan for all phases of the design and implementation effort as depicted in the grey-shaded, outer circle of Figure 5. The four critical steps associated with effective competency management are: Plan for Impact, Design, Launch and Engage,…
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How’s the Job Market in 2013 ?

How’s the Job Market in 2013 ? The job market continues its swing from being client-driven to one that is dominated by candidate demand. Although 9%+ unemployment sounds high, the skilled experienced talent between 30 -45 is at a major shortage and it is becoming more evident that companies looking to hire are facing hugely…
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