The Conclusions. From the CFO’s Desk Information about Human Capital never occurs in a vacuum. It simply isn’t possible to separate the details that HR collects from the reality that generates them. For the most part, HR delivers data that helps us understand the insides of HR. What we need instead is information that can […]
More from the CFO’s Desk E. Recruiting Top Talent For the most part, HR arrives at meetings with data about averages. They tell anecdotal stories and generalize time scales across the firm. Our operational issues have to do with getting the right person in the right place at the right time. Averages do little to […]
More from the CFO’s perspective D. Turnover Analysis: Keeping Your Best and Brightest It’s common for CFO’s to view HR as an obstruction to attracting and retaining the best employees. It seems like there are endless layers of rules, regulations, and procedures that prevent us from harnessing and cultivating critical talent. This sense that HR […]
More from the CFO’s POV B. Reducing Unnecessary Overtime Expenses Overtime is one of those indicators that helps us see where the system is having trouble. In a healthy enterprise, paying overtime is a tool that helps us deal with surges. Fluctuations can be seasonal or sustained parts of overall growth. Like the red line […]
This week, we’re going to paint a picture of how things look from the CFO’s office. ======================= “I am tired of being cast as the limiting factor by the HR Team,” says one Silicon Valley CFO. Here is an open letter to HR from the CFO on how Finance and HR can work more effectively. […]
You don’t suppose it’s an accident that Engagement emerged as a magic cure all potion in the heart of the downturn? Read more in Engagement Voodoo, this week’s feature by John Sumser. Heather Bussing has a two-part series that explores how irrefutable data like video evidence will change how companies deal with wrongdoing and scandal. Read Data and Unexpected Truth and Dealing with Unexpected Truth. In, Shortages are Regional, John Sumser examines STEM job shortages. On HR Examiner Radio we have two shows: Episode 70 with Guitar Center learning guru Chris Salles, and Episode 69 where John speaks with Dave Martin and Matt Alder, co-founders of Three Sparks Global, a mobile recruitment marketing company. Enjoy!