What Women Need to Advance: Sponsorship

November 30th, 2011

The business case for having more women in senior positions at corporations is clear. Quite simply, women bring a different perspective to the work world. Multiple studies have found a correlation between corporate performance and the percentage of women on boards, regardless of the industry.

However, in order to achieve real progress in gender parity, corporations must have a commitment at the top that enables them to not only find, but retain and promote female talent.

Click here to read the full Forbes article.

 

Growing HR Influence in the Boardroom

November 15th, 2011

It’s become rare in recent years for heads of Human Resources to gain a seat on the main board for a myriad of reasons. But talent issues aren’t receding in importance. According to a panel of FTSE100 board members leading a discussion with HR directors, HR leaders are finding other ways to interface with the board and influence the conversation around business and talent issues.

Click here to read the entire article from The Korn/Ferry Institute.

 

The Good and the Great: Definable Differences

November 1st, 2011

In the future, the ways in which HR professionals will serve as business partners will continue to morph. The bar has been raised, and some HR professionals will–and others will not–make the grade.

Click here to read the full Egon Zehnder Thought Leadership article.

 

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