Deep and surprising insights into how HR practitioners around the world practice their craft.
"Nice" cultures hurt companies, employees, shareholders and more. Find out why.
The promise of AI and machine learning bring with them some difficult questions that HR must solve.
The authenticity movement has given us an excuse to say that we wouldn’t be “authentic” if we did X or didn’t do Y. You’ll far more successful if you focus your efforts on showing up as the most successful chameleon you can be, rather than worrying about how to be "authentic."
Distilling wisdom from his talent philosophy engagements with top global companies, Marc Effron updates his classic article "What's Your Talent Philosophy?" to provide case studies and specific details on implementation.
What do the CHRO changes in 2018 tell us about the challenges and opportunities of being (or becoming) a CHRO? Our CHRO Trends 2018 report tells you all the changes and what they mean for those in, or hoping to be in. the top job.
There are three critical questions that will determine the pace of your company's transformation. We tell you the questions and our best answers.
The secrets behind HR success lie beneath the organization design. How you bring that structure to life, through the people within it, will differentiate your success far more than the design ever can.
A great process is superior to good intentions - and we should use that fact as we try to reduce bias in performance management.
What to avoid when confronted with new and challenging information.
Worried about global engagement numbers? Think again.
A research report on decades of learning and the next frontier for Talent Management.
What remains after intense debate marked the landscape of performance management over the last five years.
An analysis of how today's HR leaders climbed to the top.
If you’re not in one or finishing one, you’re likely planning one. More than 80% of organizations say they’ve just completed or will soon start to transform their HR organization. Too often we hear that disappointment is the primary outcome of these transformations. Read why and how to prevent it.
A simple yet powerful tool to drive insights, awareness and action.
The consistently poor execution of employee development processes is rooted in naïve optimism about how managers and employees will act.
A new year brings new directions and we’re seeing some definitive Talent Management trends emerge for 2018.
Most companies hold talent reviews. Few execute them to their maximum benefit. Our experience conducting hundreds of talent reviews and building the process for complex global companies shows us that six factors create a successful talent review.
Companies can manufacture talent in the same way that they manufacture any other product – using a structured and disciplined production line.
How to conduct an HR audit that really matters using science-based insights and practical experience.
And no, it's not the bottom 10%. That's too easy. You already know the bottom 10% won't be strong performers, even if a few escape that category with an occasional average year. Sound harsh? Keep reading.
There is a perceived revolution in human resources inspired by the promise of relevance through data-driven insights. It’s the field’s shiny new toy and more organizations than ever are playing with it. But is it really working?
Large organizations now see the HR Business Partner (HRBP) as a critical role to move Human Resources from an executional department to one that adds shareholder value. And yet, so few organizations are enabling the HRBP's success or raising the bar on the standards for "great" business partnering.
CEOs are actively upgrading their CHRO talent with talent management needs driving much of that change. Board members are increasingly prominent in the process and often interview multiple candidates. Our 2017 placements at TSG Executive Search show some clear trends in who’s securing the top job.
It's easy to avoid the private equity bears if you follow our simple wilderness safety rules.
We know that companies change faster than leaders do, and that knowledge should help us more accurately predict potential and manage our talent.
Great goal setting is the surest, clearest path to increasing your organization's performance. We show you exactly how to get there.
The ability to accurately predict potential is the Holy Grail of Human Resources – long rumored, never found. So it’s curious that Human Resource consulting firms have recently put their sales and marketing teams in overdrive to convince you that they’ve identified the genuine item.
It’s a rare individual who can architect, build and execute talent strategies that actually drive business results. We describe the six factors that differentiate great talent managers and why they’re essential for success.
There’s plenty of passion and noise behind the movement to eliminate performance ratings. Now might be a good time to examine what the science and practical realities say about the validity of this approach.
In an update to the original article, Marc highlights some current challenges and distractions that prevent companies from executing performance management fundamentals.