Source: Forbes.com by Judy Martin
The race for skilled talent is picking up speed and could have long-term implications in the job market. A Human Capital Zeitgeist (the spirit of the times) is emerging as companies big and small are getting smacked with the realization that talent management is SO critical to competing in a volatile marketplace, they might actually have to throw a bit more respect at the “human” in the human capital equation.
Source: hbr.org by Leonard A. Schlesinger, Charles F. Kiefer, and Paul B. Brown
“If you’re really passionate about what you do, but it’s not going to make you a lot of money, should you still do it?”
What a great question! It seems like just about everyone who has ever addressed a graduating class of high school or college seniors has said “Do what you love, the money will follow.”
Source: businessinsider.com by Nicholas Carlson
Consider, for a moment, the challenge Facebook has when it comes to managing its people.
Facebook currently has 3,200 employees worldwide.
Source: http://www.stonehearthnewsletters.com by Stone Hearth News
Major new survey from Rush University Medical Center
(CHICAGO) – Organizations in the Chicago area report an increase of health-improvement and wellness programs according to a survey conducted in September 2011 by Aon Hewitt in partnership with Rush Health.
Source: Businessinsider.com by Aimee Groth and Kim Bhasin
No one can make it alone. The most successful leaders are where they are today because they took advice from people they trusted.
We’ve compiled some of the best tips that executives have shared throughout the years, including lessons from tech icons like Bill Gates, empire-builders like Richard Branson and legendary investment gurus like Warren Buffett.
Source: Ink.com by Jeff Haden
I left the company years ago for another but I still run into former colleagues. Usually the ensuing conversation involves something along the lines of, “Hey, did you hear about the (latest management decision I think is really stupid) at the plant?”