Leadership

5 Steps to Knowing and Keeping Your Best People

At the end of the first quarter of 2017, 45% of small businesses reported that they were unable to find qualified applicants to fill job openings. Our own research, The Use of People Science shows that growth can be particularly…

The Case For Scrapping Your Long Term Incentives

If you’re like most companies, you provide stock options, restricted stock grants, and other long-term-incentives to your senior executives. But do you know why you provide those incentive packages? Are those packages working? Conventional thinking (and economic theory) tells us that…

3 Steps You Can Take to Close the Gender Pay and Opportunity Gaps

Gender pay data can be examined in a number of different ways, but no matter how you slice it, the pay gap still exists. The most recent research by compensation data and software company PayScale, where I work, shows that…

You Should Know Your Employees As Well As You Know Your Customers?

For the first time in history, there are five generations working side by side. This new multi-generational workforce has the potential to pose major challenges for business and HR leaders, and it isn’t likely to go away anytime soon. The…