What It Means To Work Here

June 30th, 2011

What distinguishes a company that has deeply engaged and committed employees from another one that doesn’t? It’s not a certain compensation scheme or talent-management practice. Instead, it’s the ability to express to current and potential employees what makes the organization unique.

Click here to view the full report from the Harvard Business Review by Tamara J. Erickson and Lynda Gratton.

 

Talent Wars Rage Despite Recession

June 21st, 2011

Judging by persistently high unemployment levels in many rich-world countries, and growing pools of potential recruits in the developing world, policymakers and business leaders may be forgiven for viewing “talent wars” as a relic of a pre-downturn idyll. Such views may be misplaced: big demographic trends such as population aging remain unchanged, and improving economic performance in the major economies over the next few years are likely to result in demand for talent again outstripping supply.

Click here to view the full report from Heidrick & Struggles.

 

HBR: Succeeding at Succession

June 6th, 2011

For too long, boards have relied on rules of thumb and conventional wisdom when picking CEOs. So the Harvard Business Review took a look at the numbers–and found some surprises.

Read more here.

 

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