Achieving HR Agility w/ the ‘STREAM’ Framework

Human resources has historically been criticized for being sluggish in terms of its role within the organizational realm. Frustrations abound among disgruntled/dissatisfied employees who see HR as the “enforcer” of the leadership’s mandates, while being unable/incapable/hapless to address or...

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CEO TalkBack: HR Key Strategic Partner

Over the last few decades, HR has been working hard to get a seat the strategic table. What that means to the organization is more important than ever for those seeking a more strategic partner in the profession. As...

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Nine Best HR Hacks That Every Business Needs to Know

Efficient, lean HR teams and innovative hiring ideas can provide for the staffing of efficient employees in the most affordable ways. The methods—or innovative hacks—also save time so that the HR professionals and teams can focus on other employee...

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Linking HR to Business Outcomes

One might take any work within HR and frame it in one of two ways. You could think about the task at hand, such as “delivering training to customer service reps” or about the desired business outcome, such as...

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A More Practical Approach to HR Analytics

HR analytics invokes images of big data sets and smart data scientists. There’s a place for that, but it’s difficult to do in any but the most sophisticated of firms. Others narrow their view of analytics to better...

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How to be the Consummate Internal Advisor

By Robert Harris We all know that relationships are important. But relating effectively to people doesn’t always mean being nice. I’m not suggesting we should be mean or nasty; far from it! But the reality...

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Cyber Security as a Test for Proactive HR

By David Creelman Imagine your CEO has heard the stories about ransomware and other cyber-threats; do they look for help from the CIO or do they ask the CHRO? We can let that question hang there for a moment because two...

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Let’s Fix HR Reporting Once and For All

By David Creelman My clients often start a discussion by describing their vision of advanced analytics. However, the discussion usually veers to today’s reality of getting basic HR reporting right. This topic has been around long enough that’s there’s no...

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