In a Conversation with Murali Aiyer, CHRO – Part 2

Possible Works

PossibleWorks is proud to present a series of interactions with senior HR leaders to get their insights into the evolution of talent management and performance management. We also asked him to specifically address the following questions. Especially in terms of the variable pay.


Fond of Work: Darleen Souza, Senior Vice President & CHRO at Albany Medical Center


This time for Fond of Work , we interviewed Darleen Souza, Vice President & CHRO at Albany Medical Center. Albany Medical Center is northeastern New York’s only academic health sciences center and is one of the largest private employers in the Capital Region. How did you first get into the HR space? At first, I thought I wanted to work for the FBI and I had a chance to profile serial killers. I then worked my way up from generalist to CHRO.


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Delving Into Data

HRO Today

People analytics” has been a hot catchphrase in the business world for years, with data promising to revolutionize recruiting, talent management, and myriad other HR processes. But while organizations have embraced data collection and reporting, data analysis remains in its infancy for all but the most sophisticated companies. The research shows that descriptive analytics may be here, but predictive and prescriptive analytics are still far on the horizon.

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Why HR ‘doing things differently’ is the norm at Patagonia


Patagonia is ‘a cause, disguised as a company’ according to CHRO Dean Carter. In our new HR Visionaries series , he explores what makes the employee experience at Patagonia unique and explains why doing things differently is business as usual for the Patagonia team. Doing things differently doesn’t have to mean re-inventing the wheel. In fact, one of the most popular Patagonia employee benefits is one they’ve had since 1983 – free, on-site childcare.


Jo Deal: “You are the expert in the room.”

Thrive Global

You are the expert in the room. The first time I sat in a room of executives or spoke to a Board of Directors I felt on edge, no matter how prepared I was, that someone might challenge me or ask something I didn’t know. I got comfortable over time in knowing that I was the expert on that particular topic and could credibly occupy that position. As a part of our series about strong female leaders, I had the pleasure of interviewing Jo Deal.


Six Total Rewards Strategies for Stormy Times


When the Institute for Corporate Productivity’s (i4cp) Total Rewards Leader Board commissioned a pulse survey on how to respond to challenging market conditions, seven of ten total rewards (TR) Leaders reported that their organizations had experienced elements of performance volatility and disruption in the preceding three years. The survey indicated six core responses to address such disruption and uncertainty in anticipation of sunnier days ahead: 1.


A new business paradigm


The rise of the social enterprise. After a year of research and another enormous survey of business and HR leaders around the world, we just released the 2018 Deloitte Human Capital Trends , entitled “The Rise of the Social Enterprise.” I know that sounds a bit high-level, but the detailed trends make it clear and real. Access the app. Today, because of the power of each individual in the world of work, they are urgent.


Death By Lousy HRM — The Whole Story In One Sitting!

In Full Bloom HR

Without any planning of plot or characters, without any outline of key points chapter by chapter and, quite frankly, without knowing what the hell I was doing, I just started writing. The first chapter was posted 12-6-2016 (the finale on 12-30-2016), and then the fat really was in the fire. But this novella literally wrote itself, pouring out of me, chapter after chapter, in a mad dash to the finish line. Then she did the same for the white board chart.