The Reskilling Revolution

Reskilling is a here and now solution to the talent shortage. By Tierney McAfee With the number of employees who are voluntarily quitting their jobs higher than ever, organizations are placing utmost importance on retaining current workers and reskilling them, or teaching new skills to help them transition into different roles within the same organization. […]

The Questions You Need to Ask to Have a Successful Talent Acquisition and Management Program

With Jeanne MacDonald, President of Global RPO Solutions, Korn Ferry

Ultimately, talent acquisition professionals have one clear goal: to get the right talent in the right place at the right time to achieve business needs. Unfortunately, many companies take a “whack-a-mole” approach by working to fill one open position and then jumping right to another, neglecting to see how the hires fit into the company’s long-term strategy. There is a better way.

Proactive Talent Approaches

With Miguel Terrizzano, President of Pierpoint International

The U.S. unemployment rate is currently hovering around a 50-year low. During that half-century, the population has grown by approximately 120 million people. The economy has shifted from a manufacturing economy to a service one, and is headed toward what Miguel Terrizzano, president of Pierpoint International, calls an innovation economy. Organizations have de-constructed corporate hierarchy, employ technologies to embrace non-traditional workers, and are expanding their searches beyond the boarder of their own industries to find talent. What does this all mean? Here, Terrizzano explains how HR and organizations can get ahead in an ever-changing workforce.

Data Empowering Business Decisions

With Barry Morris, CEO of CapRelo

Aligning data analytics with organizational goals and objectives are the foundation of a successful global mobility management program. Putting reliable data analytics and reporting processes in place will help organizations use the data to make actionable business decisions. Here, Barry Morris, CEO of CapRelo, shares best practices to leveraging data reporting and the impressive results that come along with it.

Keys to Crafting the Career Experience

With Jeff Gelinas, VP of Product and People, Engage2Excel

Retaining top performing employees is critical to an organization’s success. By recognizing employees’ value to the organization and connecting that to business objectives, employees are more engaged and have a better experience throughout the employee lifecycle. Here Jeff Gelinas, VP of product and people at Engage2Excel, shares recent research that uncovers the top factors that drive engagement and how organizations can leverage them as the building blocks of a great career experience.

Strength in Numbers

Cigna’s CHRO John Murabito leverages a data-rich people strategy to drive proactive business decisions.

By Debbie Bolla

“What we do in HR starts with the needs of the business.” That’s Executive Vice President and CHRO John Murabito’s guiding philosophy for the human capital management approach at Cigna, a global health services organization that recently acquired Express Scripts. This major acquisition added more than 50 percent headcount to the already 45,000-plus global workforce. So it’s not surprising that one of the business’ top priorities is navigating the change that comes with more than doubling its workforce.

Going Beyond Basic Benefits

Organizations are starting to offer packages that support the complex lives of employees.

By Marta Chmielowicz

Today’s employees do not leave their lives at the door—they bring their whole selves to work. And increasingly, they expect their employers to offer a diverse range of benefits that support them physically, emotionally, socially, and financially. From offering extended paid paternity leave to helping employees financially plan for their children’s college educations, organizations are beginning to embrace new and innovative family-friendly benefits.