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Your Workforce Tools Are More Strategic Than You Might Think

This is not a typical article about attracting talented job candidates or retention — while a rich topic, it has become a little tired. There are volumes of research on employee retention – some focus on affirmative strategies; others on
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Can You Put a Dollar Value On Your Workforce?

Note: This article is part of an occasional series dedicated to exploring the contribution of human capital assets (people!) to the valuation of a business. Welcome to The New ROI: Return on Individuals.  Here’s a
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With Workers Coming In From the Sidelines, Hiring Could Get a Little Easier

If there’s one thing you can count on in a conversation with talent acquisition leaders, it’s hearing how hard it is to hire people. Last week, at the spring ERE Recruiting Conference, anytime two people would get together, the talent...
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Most Turnover Is Voluntary and Commute Time Is One Reason

Understanding and managing workforce turnover is becoming more scientific. This is great news because turnover – especially voluntary turnover – has real consequences for an organization. Hiring and training new workers, addressing
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What Millennials and Machines Are Doing to HR

The way your company thinks about and manages its workers needs to change. In some sectors, recruiters are already having trouble filling jobs that don’t appeal to millennials, while in others, technological advancements such as sentient tools
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Implementing Innovations Requires a “Future-Acting” Workforce

If your firm competes against serial innovation and top-market-cap firms like Amazon, Apple, and Google, you already know that you must match their “speed of innovation.” But you might not realize that to reach that speed, you also need
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5 Steps to Reigniting Career Development For Today’s Workforce

Career development ain’t what it used to be. Success meant a linear climb to the top of one’s profession or employer. Though some organizations have embraced a flexible approach to career development, we are just scratching the surface.