Mark Fogel

About the Author

Mark Fogel is the Head of HR for Success Academy Charter Schools, New York City's fastest growing Charter School Network. He is also the Co-founder of Human Capital 3.0, a national HR advisory boutique with some very big clients. His previous experience includes gigs as a Chief HR Officer for two multinational corporations. He is also a senior adjunct professor at Adelphi’s Graduate School of Business and the recipient of several major national HR awards of distinction including the SHRM Human Capital Leader of the Year. He can be reached at:

Dear HR Leader: It’s Time to Pass the Baton to a New Generation

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It first hit me about 8 months ago at a SHRM Thought Leaders retreat in San Diego with 125 senior HR leaders (mostly CHRO’s and heads of function) and academics in a breakout room discussing leadership and specifically managing Gen Y employees. There were several comments about work ethic and opinions tossed about…

Organ Donor Rejection, or When an Organization Rejects Change

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I know; this is a strange title for an HR article, however, it’s an important concept in the talent recruitment world. What happens when a star player from one organization is transplanted into another and fails? It’s the proverbial organ rejection. A new, well-functioning organ brought in to save the body from potential…

Can HR Be a Business Partner When Business Isn’t Our First Concern?

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Marc Effron over at the New Talent Management Network recently published research on the 2013 State of Talent Managers. The findings are fascinating and get under the covers of what motivates many of us in the HR field to do what we do. The question of where we stand as business partners has been…

Dear HR Critics and Naysayers: If You Can’t Help, Get Out of the Way

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“If you can’t help, get out of the way.” That’s a saying a former supervisor of mine used to say to members of my HR team when confronted with a large complex issue. Lately I have been feeling like I need to say that to so many of the writers and bloggers in…