Wake-up Call Archives

5 Behaviors That Build a Company’s Culture

A review of 2017 HCM trends identified improving corporate culture as a primary focus for HR leaders. Research from CEB also identified culture as the most common talent topic discussed during corporate earnings calls. Clearly culture matters. But what determines…

5 Areas of Focus to Avoid an Uber Culture Catastrophe

Is this the end of Uber’s bro culture? An investigation into Uber’s corporate culture, led by former U.S. attorney general Eric H. Holder Jr., has resulted in Uber’s CEO Travis Kalanick taking a leave of absence for an undisclosed amount of time. Holder made 8 recommendations, including 2…

A 12-Step Program For Retaining Your Diverse Workforce

Most firms have no idea that they have a revolving door that is bleeding diversity talent, because unexplainably, they don’t measure and report diversity turnover and the cost. But what if your executives knew that diversity turnover was off the…

To CEOs and CHROs: This Is What You Need to do If Talent Really Is a Priority

Dear CEO and CHRO, After years of reading those McKinsey and Gartner ‘what are the CEO’s priorities’ survey results, I felt I needed to send you this note. Chances are, you may have also read and possibly participated in those surveys…