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Employee Experience: A New Social Contract

May 19, 2017 | Randi Kenney | HCI

What is social contract theory? Very briefly, it’s the idea that an individual’s obligations are dependent on an agreement, or contract, among individuals to form a society. Thinkers who have considered this question have generally done so in the context of political systems, in an effort to establish the legitimate authority of a state over an individual.

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How HR Can Remain Relevant in the New World of Work

May 18, 2017 | TalentWave

Organizations of all sizes and across all industries are increasingly choosing to engage contingent labor. This segment of the workforce is expected to reach 40% (or more) of the total US workforce within the next decade, and is being driven by ...

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Empathize with Candidates, Make Better Hires

May 17, 2017 | Alan Mellish | HCI

Every recruiter wants to hire engaged, super-talented employees (even if it’s only to get their hiring managers to leave them alone). The problem is there aren’t enough geniuses to go around. This has always been a problem in talent acquisition, and it’s about to get worse.

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Reimagine Candidate Selection

May 16, 2017 | CEB

The selection process doesn't have to be cumbersome to be precise and effective. Organizations struggle to improve recruiter efficiency and effectiveness while delivering a positive, engaging candidate experience.

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Improving Your Influence - Using the Right Lever

May 12, 2017 | Hile Rutledge | HCI

Working with leaders and teams for over twenty years, I have often been asked to address and develop a leader’s or group’s influence skills. In this context, we frame influence as the behaviors one engages to impact the choices and actions of others. This always includes a discussion about the connection between power and influence—something which is often misunderstood.

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Why It's Time to Reinvent Talent Assessment

May 12, 2017 | CEB

The talent market is less familiar, more-rapidly evolving, and more specialized than ever. Identifying needed talent is consuming more time and resources without yielding better results.

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Turnover is Killing Us!

May 12, 2017 | Online Rewards

Organizations are often aware of the fact that turnover is a problem, but they do not attach a dollar figure to this problem. When calculated, this cost can be staggering, especially when considering both soft and hard costs.

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Managing Man and Machine

May 11, 2017 | PwC

So how are CEOs addressing the skills crunch? They’re promoting diversity; looking for the best people, irrespective of who or where they are; and moving employees where they’re needed. More than three-quarters of CEOs have also ...

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Don’t Sprint an Organization Transformation Marathon

May 10, 2017 | Reed Deshler | AlignOrg Solutions

With the beginning of a new year, many executives are looking to improve their businesses, their market presence, and their competitive advantage over the course of the new year. This may include changes to strategy, enhancements to organization ...

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Leveraging a PMO to Implement a New Organization Design

May 10, 2017 | Reed Deshler

Many companies utilize a PMO today. However, the role of a PMO during and after an organization design is often a little muddy. In a recent engagement with a client, the senior leader constantly referenced needing a PMO to solve all of the ...

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Why HR is the Best Change Management Partner

May 10, 2017 | Reed Deshler

Human resource (HR) leaders are uniquely positioned within their organizations to play a significant role in change management. Traditionally, they have been workplace policy enforcers, employee liaisons, and corporate communicators. However, the ...

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The Equation for Measuring Change Transformation Success

May 10, 2017 | Reed Deshler

Measurement is an essential activity to ascertain the success of a process or an activity. However, assessing the effectiveness of a change transformation is not always as straight-forward or simple as reading outcome data or waiting for a ...

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