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The new generation of employees would take less pay for these job perks

Millennials work for the cash and good health insurance — just like everybody else. More than half of millennials (53 percent) say compensation is …

Why Good Managers Are So Rare

Gallup has found that one of the most important decisions companies make is simply whom they name manager. Yet our analysis suggests that they usually get it wrong. In fact, Gallup finds that companies fail to choose the candidate with the right talent for the job 82% of the time.<p>Bad managers cost …

2016 Mercer Global Talent Trends Study Infographic

Click on the image above to see the entire infographic, with a summary of three major trends and five main priorities for HR to consider based on …

Designing the talent experience for better business outcomes

Article<p>Talent matters How a well-designed talent experience can drive growth in emerging markets<p>January 17, 2017<p>Too often, traditional talent …

Think Strategically About Your Career Development

In a world where the average employee sends and receives 122 emails per day and attends an average of 62 meetings per month, your boss or HR leadership simply doesn’t have the time or bandwidth to properly think through how best to deploy your talents moving forward. Instead, we have to take …

Here's How to Use Job Descriptions to Tailor Your Resume [Infographic]

You have spent hours, maybe days, crafting a resume you thought was perfect… and yet you’re not getting any responses from employers. Let us tell you …

Employment

How to Win the Talent War on Your Own Turf? Help Employees With Their Careers

We know the talent war is real, but now it has shifted internally. In the increasingly competitive employment landscape, it has become more …

Employee Engagement

What Analytics Talent Shortage? How To Get And Keep The Talent You Need.

Is it really so hard to find, use and retain analytics talent? Bloomberg reports that “data scientists are the new superheroes,” with demand for these professionals greatly exceeding supply, and some starting salaries exceeding $200,000. One oft-quoted McKinsey report predicted that by 2018, the US …

Employment

Hacking The Career: What Organizations Should Do

One of the most disruptive changes we’ve seen in business over the last decade is the end of the traditional “career.”<p>People used to join companies for life: We would look for a great company when we got out of school, join the new-hire development program, pay our dues working up the ranks, and …

Human Resources

Six Steps To Improve Your Work-Life Quality Without Having To Take A Pay Cut

According to Fidelity Investments‘ Evaluate a Job Offer Study, millennials are willing to take on average a $7,600 pay cut for improved work-life quality. Prioritizing the quality of your work and life over money is admirable but it doesn’t have to be either/or. With proactive and thoughtful career …

The Workplace

How to Develop a Winning Career Development Program for Your Employees

Want to build a stronger team? Help them with career development.<p>Making the right investment in employees, especially when it comes to learning and development programs, continues to be a challenge for many executives and growing startups.<p>Despite spending over $160 billion dollars on such programs, …

This Is the Future of Work and What It Means for Your Career

In my 20s, I was an investment banker; in my 30s, a research analyst; in my 40s, I managed and led large, complex businesses; and now that I’ve …

The best bosses let their top talent leave

With an intense battle for talent going on throughout the business world, most leaders will likely find this difficult to accept: The best bosses don’t sweat it when their best performers want to move on. They expect it, may encourage it, and in some cases, profit by it.<p>Sydney Finkelstein, a …

Leadership

5 Design Tips for Your Company’s Career Development Programs

This year, Millennials became the largest share of available talent within the American workforce, and will account for more than half of all …

Human Resources

How to Tell a Story with Data

An excellent visualization, according to Edward Tufte, expresses “complex ideas communicated with clarity, precision and efficiency.” I would add that an excellent visualization also tells a story through the graphical depiction of statistical information. As I discussed in an earlier post, …

Narrative Visualization: Telling Stories with Data

Edward Segel, Jeffrey Heer<p>abstract<p>Data visualization is regularly promoted for its ability to reveal stories within data, yet these "data stories" …

Data Visualization

The Quick and Dirty on Data Visualization

Displaying data can be a tricky proposition, because different rules apply in different contexts. A sales director presenting financial projections to a group of field reps wouldn’t visualize her data the same way that a design consultant would in a written proposal to a potential client.<p>So how do …

Employee Engagement and Retention

This third installment, on the topic of Employee Engagement and Retention, looks in some depth at the employee-employer relationship, including issues such as employee loyalty, happiness and commitment to the job. It also examines views about the employer’s reputation as a preferred place to work, …

Employee Engagement

The 3 Attributes to Look for in Top Talent

3 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>One of the things that great companies do is they hire the best people. These successful companies aren’t afraid to recruit the best candidates from other organizations or pull talented people from other industries. There are …

Human Resources

12 TED talks that will change the way you think about your career

But some of the most valuable advice is the stuff doesn't get repeated ad nauseam, which is why TED put together a playlist showcasing the best unconventional — and counterintuitive — career wisdom ever discussed on their stages.<p>We watched them all. Here's what we learned.

Street Photography

Turning Your Complex Career Path into a Coherent Story

ANDREW NGUYEN/HBR STAFF<p>It’s hard when you’ve had a non-standard career trajectory and you want to re-enter the work force, move to a higher position, or enter a new field. Will a marketing firm see you as a good leadership candidate if you’ve always been a professional fundraiser and small business …

HR Analytics: Start with the Story

Back in college I wrote a ton of papers for various classes. Without fail, my writing process would look like this.• Read some of the research …

Creative Writing

re:Work - Guide: Adopt an analytics mindset

Many years back, Google experimented with 42 different shades of blue on the Google Toolbar to find which color would optimize click-through rates. …

Big Data

HR data. The new black?

One of the things what struck me most in the past months was that I must have heard “HR data” about 1,000 times. Everyone’s talking about it. HR data …

Employee Engagement

Thinking Like a Data Scientist – Part I

Bill SchmarzoOne question I frequently get is: “How do I become a data scientist?” Wow, tough question. There are several new books that outline the …

Big Data

Top 5 Reasons Why Analytics Projects Fail

<b></b>Whether you are a seasoned analyst or a business executive with a significant investment in analytics, chances are you’ve seen the powerful impact of analytics as well as the failures. So what drives an analytics project’s failure or success?<p>Analytics projects fail when they produce no actionable …

Analytics

Analytics – a reflection and thoughts for 2016

December 16, 2015 | Written by: Jonathan Ferrar<p>Share this post:<p>Everything organised for the festive holiday? No? Me neither. If it’s busy and complex …

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