Three DEIB Shifts Leaders Should Be Aware Of

March 31, 2021
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The case for DEIB in the workplace has never been stronger. The murders of Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, and George Floyd last year, and violence against Asian American and Pacific Islander communities, has forced every leader to confront social injustice and inequality head-on.  As business leaders, most of us have made the commitment. We are […]

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The Do’s + Don’ts of Interim Talent

March 4, 2021
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The Do’s + Don’ts of Interim Talent Engaging interim talent is a strategy employed by leading companies like Visa, Wells Fargo, and Hello Fresh to ensure business continuity, import industry-leading practices, boost retention, and to stay flexible in the ever-changing world of work. In this era of chronic skills shortages, companies are challenged to find […]

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What is DEI (Diversity, Equity and Inclusion)

What is DEI? + How to Move Beyond the Training

March 1, 2021
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Diversity, Equity + Inclusion (DEI) has become a leading business priority in HR and business circles over the last year—and rightfully so. I am energized by the overdue attention on such an important issue. Now it’s up to all of us to ensure that the work continues to have a lasting impact on racial justice, […]

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Maximizing the Impact of Interim Talent (Your Secret Weapon)

February 3, 2021
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Maximizing the Impact of Interim Talent (Your Secret Weapon) The most successful and resilient companies are integrating interim talent as a secret weapon to be able to pivot, adapt, and grow to prepare for the future of work. According to Intuit, 80 percent of large corporations plan on “substantially increasing” their use of a flexible […]

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Five Additional Advantages of Interim Talent

January 28, 2021
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Business continuity is crucial and is growing more difficult by the day in this climate. It’s not surprising that according to a 2020 Intuit report, 80% of large corporations plan to increase their use of a flexible workforce, including interim talent, in the coming years.   But there are also several other significant long-term benefits of […]

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Resilient Company

3 Key Characteristics of a Resilient Company

December 15, 2020
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Since COVID hit the U.S. in March, Dolly Parton’s “9-to-5” has dominated my playlist. It’s the perfect soundtrack as I constantly evaluate the massive disruption we’re experiencing to workday norms that have been in place for decades.  Widespread quarantines and stay-at-home orders swung the traditional 9-to-5 pendulum to the opposite extreme for many workers this […]

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Mental Health At Work

Mental Health at Work: Addressing Diverse Challenges in the Workplace

November 30, 2020
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Every HR and business leader has been faced with growing mental health concerns among their employees. The number of adults reporting symptoms of anxiety or depressive disorder during the pandemic has jumped to one in three, from an average of one in ten before February. In this session of Redesigning the Future of Work, we […]

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Mental Health At Work

Mental Health at Work: Support, Inclusion + Realistic Expectations

October 30, 2020
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Part of our ongoing series, “Redesigning the Future of Work.” HR and business leaders cannot afford to ignore the mental health challenges facing their employees. Between the coronavirus pandemic creating additional burdens at home and stressing household incomes, and the emotional burden of incessant reminders of racial injustice in our society leaders and employees alike […]

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How Employers Can Navigate Election Politics at Work

October 26, 2020
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How Employers Can Navigate Election Politics at Work If your workplace is feeling like a tense zone of passionately contested election politics these days, you’re not alone. As we’re seeing, Election Day did not mean the end of polarizing politics seeping into just about every facet of our lives—including the workplace.  This year’s election may […]

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Setting Realistic Expectations: Stability for the Employee + the Company

September 16, 2020
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Setting Realistic Expectations: Stability for the Employee + the Company As fall sets in and schools incrementally re-open, we are hearing a common challenge among HR and business leaders: how to set realistic employee expectations while offering the flexibility that team members need. Companies are wondering how to balance organizational needs with their commitment to […]

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