Explore HCI's collection of curated research, white papers, case studies and infographics on trending talent management topics.
Why businesses use coaching:
Facilitating organizational culture change
Communicating shared vision across all business levels
Managing successful career transitions for executives
Enhancing leadership skills and ...Read more
If your organization is interested in coaching, let the International Coach Federation help inform your decision. This booklet will share research about coaching efficacy, as well as real-life examples of organizations successfully using ...Read more
How clever – and simple – the act of taking something and repurposing it can be. I learn this lesson repeatedly on Pinterest (rubber door mats for wall art – say what?!), but recently had the chance to witness it firsthand, too. I can’t help but think that the lessons gleaned from such experiences have more to do with the topic of successful employee development than what people may think.
An article by Diane Coutu and Carol Kauffman in the Harvard Business Review (January 2009) identifies the main reasons (in order of most frequent) that Executive Coaches are appointed:
To develop high potential
To facilitate ...Read more
Last year, HCI and research partner Taleo examined the the business impact of an important activity called ‘talent intelligence.’ “As business intelligence captures, extracts and analyzes key data on an organization’s traditional hard assets, talent intelligence centers on key workforce data on its people assets to generate insights that can drive improved decision-making and performance.’
Nearly three in four employers plan to hand out year-end bonuses in 2012, according to a new survey by Chicago-based outplacement giant Challenger, Gray & Christmas. That’s quite a boost from last year, when only 53% of firms planned to ...Read more
"Working from home" used to be thought a euphemism for slacking off. But now new research from the University of Texas suggests that it may be just the opposite. In "The hard truth about telecommuting" researchers Mary C. ...Read more
With the economy gradually improving, many employers have unfrozen their salary increase budgets, and they’re continuing to reward top performers, according to a report from the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM).
Companies ...Read more
In recent years, employers have embraced a variety of flexible work options, according to a study by the Families and Work Institute. The survey found that more businesses are offering options for when and where to work. The researchers surveyed ...Read more
Despite people in their 30s being in highest demand, a 55-year old with a steady employment history is easier for recruiters to place in a new job than a 30-year-old job hopper, according to survey results.Read more
The skills gap is indeed preventing employers from finding the talent they need. ManpowerGroup’s 2012 Talent Shortage shows that about half of U.S. employers are experiencing difficulty filling crucial positions and 40 percent say a major ...Read more
In May of 2012, there were 3.6 million job openings spread throughout the United States. Many of these jobs may remain unfilled because the Iype of worker needed lives elsewhere. A look at the education gap in major metropolitan areas ...Read more
You’ve seen the research. Read the reports. Talked to leaders and employees alike. You know that despite our quantifiable understanding of the bottom-line impact of employee engagement, it continues to elude most organizations.Read more
This graphic re-enforces a key difference between operational workforce planning and strategic workforce planning – timeframe.
Quantitative futuring uses many of the techniques listed on the previous slide. Its focus is ...
Ping Fu, CEO of 3-D software company Geomagic, has also been a prisoner of Mao's Red Guard, a kidnapping victim, and an immigrant with $80 to her name. Here's how her unique past influenced her leadership style.Read more
FACT: 71% of the workforce is disengaged, causing US businesses $300 billion annually. Reducing turnover and improving productivity starts with you, the businessRead more
In order to be successful in today’s workforce, employees are requesting more development than ever before.
Organizations also need employees to be development focused in order to prepare for the skills ...Read more
The Human Capital Institute (HCI) and Lee Hecht Harrison (LHH) partnered to conduct this research to gain a deeper understanding about the practice of coaching in organizations, and the results of such programs. This report profiles the key ...Read more