The Business Case for Mindfulness

ATD Human Capital

To help HR and talent management professionals understand the benefits of mindfulness on organizations, the UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School developed the Executive Development white paper, Bringing Mindfulness to the Workplace.

Talent Acquisition 2014: A Look Back and Ahead

Brandon Hall

Talent acquisition is the most complex area of human capital management, yet many companies lack the necessary resources, tools and capabilities to build a results-driven program. In fact, only 8% of companies have an optimized talent acquisition strategy.

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Women in Finance Charter: What HR Should Know

Get Hppy

Establishing targets for gender equality within senior management. On the contrary, those with the widest gap include venture capital firms, investment banks and hedge fund management enterprises. HR Trends Talent Management

Recruiting’s New Reality: A People-Centric Paradox


There’s no HR without talent. But talent is a new reality: The workplace is about to span five generations for the first time ever in history. Work is global, networked, Cloud-based, inextricably tied to technology, multigenerational, mobile, social and 24/7, 140-character instead of a white paper. Those who acquire and source talent have always worn many hats: shrink, detective, wizard, ship captain, cheerleader and flag-waver.

How to Quickly Improve Any Performance Appraisal System


This same study found that managers in these programs spent, on average, 17 hours per employee preparing for their performance reviews. The Society for Human Resources Management ( SHRM ) has reported that 95% of employees are dissatisfied with their company’s performance appraisal process, and, according to SHRM, 90% of these employees do not believe their performance review process yields accurate information. [ii] It’s too valuable a data source and management tool.

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5 Must-Have Metrics for Recruitment Success


Like a stock market trader, the successful recruiter needs a balance of experience and data to land great talent. William Tincup (@williamtincup) July 8, 2014. That’s why this metric is so valuable: it reveals what is really impacting overall talent quality.

U.S. Employees Give Senior Leadership Low Marks, Willis Towers Watson Research Reveals

HR Daily Advisor

Employees, however, give their immediate managers higher grades, although research shows significant room for improvement. That’s down from 55% who responded similarly in 2014. Employees view immediate managers more favorably.