HR Insights

The Next Generation of HR Leaders Depends on You

“What we call this group is a succession plan for Virginia banking,” (Bruce) Whitehurst said. “For any industry, success lies in energizing the next generation.” Sometimes during our daily reading, we come across statements that give us pause. Those type of statements normally cause me to stop and lookout with a distant gaze,…

The 4 Most Effective Leadership Skills

According to a joint report from The Conference Board and McKinsey & Company, over 90% of CEOs see leadership development as the single most important human capital issue their organizations face. I couldn’t agree more. For years, numerous researchers have been raising the alarm about the deplorable lack of training and support for…

Three Truths and a Lie

In partnership with DisruptHR, TLNT presents some of the best Disrupt presentations from events across North America and now the world. Disrupt talks are modeled on the TEDx concept: Short, to the point talks on all things HR — talent, culture and technology. In this video, Rebecca Ryan, founder of NEXT Generation Consulting,…

How Recognition Reinforces Your Company’s Core Values

Recognize This! – A social recognition solution aligned to core values helps ensure that those values are lived by all employees and actively managed by leaders. Have you thought about where the core values at your company came from? In all probability, they were developed as a way to successfully drive a specific…

HR’s Emerging Role in Human Governance

Investors are shifting the goalposts for business accountability beyond the traditional quarterly reports on revenue, profit and growth. As well as traditional reporting, forward-thinking investors now want to see how a business maximizes its human capital without creating any associated harm or risk within the organization or in the wider community. This new…

A Conversation With A Pioneering Advocate For Flexible Work

In the field of flexible work, Sara Sutton Fell’s influence is pervasive. She is the CEO and founder of FlexJobs, a career website specializing in job listings for flexible work. She’s also the founder of the online resource for remote teams and companies, Remote.co, and the national initiative supporting workplace flexibility, 1 Million…

Your Mission Statement Must Be More Than Words

Mylan’s Mission At Mylan, we are committed to setting new standards in health care. Working together around the world to provide 7 billion people access to high quality medicine, we: Innovate to satisfy unmet needs Make reliability and service excellence a habit Do what’s right, not what’s easy Impact the future through passionate…

3 Reasons Why Women Walk Away From Leadership Positions

One of the many societal changes sparked by the women’s liberation movement of the 1960s and ‘70s was a shift in gender role ideology. The new way of thinking was especially empowering to working women, as it opened doors for them to take on and succeed in high-level positions. This progressive energy in…

Facebook Shows Us How to Do Recognition the Right Way

Even though his organization is all about connecting people virtually, Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg recently did a stellar job connecting in person when he inadvertently delivered a clinic on workplace presentations for an employee’s ten-year anniversary. The KX Factor Employee Kang-Xing Jin, known as “KX” to his colleagues, was a dear…

Without Consequences Managers Send the Wrong Message

Ryan Lochte certainly did realize severe consequences to his childish actions in Rio. They hit him where it really hurts – in the pocketbook. One hopes that Lochte learns from this experience, grows up and becomes a responsible adult.  Maybe. If, however, what happened to Lochte serves to influence other young athletes to…