"It is imperative that leaders strategically manage information risks, work towards a culture of shared cyber-risk ownership across organizations, and take a strategic approach to cyber resilience…
The following principles will help organizations to shape a responsible course of action that balances short-term goals against medium- to longer-term imperatives"
Stephen Diotte shares perspectives from the The Bedford Consulting Group on the importance of preparing for 2021 compensation cycles now to ensure company survival through this crisis and beyond.
Here are seven elements for business leaders to consider as they plan ahead.
"The guiding principles and the four workforce management imperatives outlined in this document are a preliminary response to the unfolding crisis. They are intended to serve as a tool for Chief Human Resources Officers (CHROs) and other business leaders."
There is little doubt that we are seeing a dramatic shift in the way we work. The 2020 Global Talent Trends Study examines how leading companies balance cost and care to win in an evolving and unpredictable world.
Eric Schmidt speaks about the dizzying speed of disruption, as well as how to nurture and position people for the greater good of organisations and society.
"When I think about how we're going to solve the problems ahead of us, the answer is people. We need to acknowledge how powerful people are, particularly those who are willing to take risks and drive societal change."
Organisations are facing a complex mix of talent management challenges in a world marked by talent shortage and digital transformation. The following research and analysis presents a set of key skills development tactics to help close the skills gaps.
Many of today's business leaders want to harness the skills and independent thinking of the people on their teams to make intelligent business decisions. Here are seven common mistakes leaders make when asking questions, and how they should phrase them instead.
"Ask business leaders today the biggest business risk in the future, and they will likely say hiring and retaining a skilled workforce."
Howard Elias (President, Services and Digital, Dell Technologies) says businesses must look to untapped pools of talent to address the shortage in digital skills.
"It's an urgent business challenge that is getting more urgent every day. And it requires a new way of thinking about finding, keeping and evolving talent for the workforce of the future."
The World Economic Forum Chief Economists' Outlook Report summarises emerging economic environments and identifies priorities for focus and action by policy-makers and business leaders in early 2020.
Recruitment has always been a battleground of sorts. Three issues combine to make it evermore so:
- Scarcity - the ever-increasing difficulty and, indeed, frustration of uncovering talent.
- Talent acquisition is part of a wider talent management system and if the other elements in the system (e.g., leadership development, coaching, performance management, a culture that supports team effectiveness) are poorly thought through, excellence in the actual hiring process is quickly lost.
- In a world unfolding faster than it ever has in human history, recruitment is, and must be, strategic.
Discover how to make talent acquisition a competitive advantage.
There is one fact of life that is impossible to ignore - tomorrow will be (very) different. More specifically, the rate of change is getting faster - and about to get much faster. Culture plays a key role in change no matter the degree of change envisaged. Tomorrow's successful leader will be someone who can slalom through the white water of unanticipated disruption and culture change.