The world of work is likely forever changed. Organizations face ongoing challenges related to adoption of new digital tools and processes, keeping talent connected and productive, and ensuring employees stay engaged. How can talent leaders balance employees’ flexibility needs and ensure their emotional and mental well-being in remote and hybrid work environments?
The COVID-19 pandemic has blurred the line of work/life balance, and consequently, employees' mental health and well-being have never been more widely discussed. Now more than ever, talent leaders must foster empathy, inclusion and psychological safety in the workplace to recruit and retain top talent.
Many lessons have emerged or been underscored during the past couple years, but one of the biggest is that change is the only constant - and rather than fear it, we must embrace it in order to thrive. But how can organizations prepare for an uncertain future and ensure their people are positioned for success, […]
Collaboration looks different for every organization, and it looks different overall than it did three years ago, as many more companies are implementing permanent hybrid work models. While the flexibility of hybrid work can be a great benefit, it complicates how we collaborate, communicate and contribute in the workplace. In 2020, Google coined the term […]
A sustainable diversity, equity and inclusion strategy requires metrics that allow HR and talent professionals to help business leaders understand the current state of DEI within their organization, track its progress and stay accountable to established DEI goals. And yet, the 2021 Gartner Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Functional Benchmarking Survey found less than half of […]
As the use of AI and machine learning becomes more prevalent in the workplace, it’s essential to understand how these new technologies can be leveraged to transform HR practices and support talent management strategies. Join Talent Management for an engaging conversation around the potential impact of AI and machine learning on HR functions such as […]
2020 research from Accenture and Harvard Business School explores the phenomenon of “hidden workers,” or the millions of people who want to work and are actively seeking work, but who remain “hidden” from most businesses that would benefit from hiring them by the very processes those companies use to find talent. The research estimates there […]
Heightened levels of uncertainty, change and stress over the past few years have created the need for a new kind of leader — one who can lead with empathy while maintaining accountability. Finding a balance between empathy and accountability is critical for creating a work environment where employees can flourish. This involves setting clear boundaries […]