HR Examiner Weekly Edition v 3.15 April 13, 2012 Is Weight Discrimination OK? As a business owner, I depend on you for advice that helps me run my business and contributes to the bottom line. You’re my partner in building a better, stronger company, right? So here’s what I’m wondering: When is it OK to [...]
“As background, things weren’t going too well for the HR Department. The team was under pressure to deliver many critical activities for a burgeoning company. The busier they got, the more they fell behind, even though they were constantly adding resources.” – Neil McCormick
Editorial Advisory Board members weighed in on the books that influenced them in 2011. Here are the picks from Rusty Rueff, Dr. Todd Dewitt, William Uranga and Neil McCormick.
Who are the people managing the conversation in Talent Management? This week we unveil the Top 25 online voices that are achieving reach, resonance and relevance in Talent Management. Read more in this week’s HRExaminer » Top 25 Online Influencers in Talent Management (v3) On Wednesday we published the third version of our list, The [...]
Over his 30 year career, Neil McCormick has heard a lot of people label the HR activity they were focused on at the time as “critical.” It usually meant either blank space on the organization chart or crisis management. In this article, Neil explores “criticality” and how to determine what is essential to your Workforce Strategy.
We close out our series on the outsourcing of HR by sharing all of the detailed responses from our HRExam poll. First up we have a quick summary of the responses and then we provide each member's full response. Do you run an HR team with outsourced functions? Contemplating a new outside effort? We'd love to hear your views. Leave us a comment or write a reply post and link back to this post.
There's no greater struggle than proving a direct link between HR efforts and the bottom line. To address this we kick off our weekly edition with Neil McCormick’s piece The Output is connected to the Outcome. Eileen Clegg provides inspiration from the Institute for the Future while Heather Bussing shares what you need to know about Elder Law. John Sumser bites off a Generation of HR Buzzwords and closes with a new short series on Population Dynamics.
Many argue that the reason HR struggles to find value in an organization is the real or perceived difference between company goals and potentially disconnected HR efforts like talent management. Wouldn’t it be useful then to get advice from someone who has been both a successful CEO and knows HR inside and out? That’s where Neil McCormick comes in. This week the former CEO and General Manager turned HR Consultant gives us practical advice on where HR gets the relationship between outputs and outcomes wrong, and where to fix it. This is analysis that gets right to the heart of HR effectiveness. It’s this week’s HRExaminer feature – The Output’s Connected to the Outcome.
Read The Weekly HRExaminer v1.37 Now Feature | What’s the Objective by Neil McCormick As an HR leader, have you craved a consistent set of metrics that directly linked HR’s actions to your company goals? As a CEO Neil McCormick felt this pain directly. So like you he went looking for answers. For the last [...]