Lunch & Learn: Managing a Flexible and Remote Workforce–SOLD OUT

The ability to work from home or in a flexible environment is the #1 desired non pay benefit among employees. An effectively managed remote workforce leads to increased productivity from highly engaged employees, improved retention and a cost savings for…

Meet Beth White, CEO of MeBeBot

Beth White is the Founder and CEO of MeBeBot, and you can meet Beth in my upcoming video podcast series, Hack Recruiting and HR. After working in HR for 20 years, Beth founded MeBeBot, a 24/7 virtual HR assistant leveraging…

Fun interview on HR, thinking like an economist, and change

I was honored to be interviewed by my alma mater, The University of Minnesota Carlson School of Management. The interview allowed me to reflect over the successes and adventures of my career, why I love working in human resources, and…

Digitizing Your Company? Success Depends Largely on One Factor…

Empirical evidence has long shown that transparent, collaborative and adaptive cultures empower business and financial success by enabling innovation.[i] Now companies are learning that if they do not have innovative cultures their digitization strategies languish. According to McKinsey’s 2018 Global…

10 Talent Strategies to Support Cultures of Innovation

Companies large and small are racing to digitize their operations and to find the new technology in their domain that will allow them to disrupt their competition and find new markets. The companies that succeed in this race are agile…

Don’t manage to an employee engagement score. Instead, drive business value.

The $74 billion employment engagement industry has a serious problem. After nearly 18 years, it is not driving sufficient business value to justify its costs. Instead, values, business purpose, organizational learning, and culture are the true factors that drive business…

New Research Shows How Stable Schedules Increases Productivity

When I worked with factory leaders in the US in the 1980s, I provided them research showing that factory worker productivity declined heavily after 11 hours and after sustained days of constant overtime. They used the research to schedule more…