How to Grow Your Company’s Future Leaders

How to Grow Your Company’s Future Leaders

You probably know the standard reason for creating a succession plan: retirement. (Succession plan collecting dust? Read this first and then come back.) But I’d argue that another one of the most important pieces of a succession plan is growing your future leaders....
The Big Problem with HR

The Big Problem with HR

Recently, I went to a seminar keynoted by a man well known in the HR world. I was really looking forward to it. It was terrible. This so-called leading HR expert, let’s call him Mark, had worked with all the right company names. His bio was a list of the Fortune 500,...
How Interviewing Helps You Hire the Right People

How Interviewing Helps You Hire the Right People

I recently read an article titled “Science Proves Job Interviews Are Useless.” That was a catchy headline, but the real message was that unstructured interviews don’t work. As I read this article, I thought: if interviews don’t work, the next logical question is “How...
The 5 Top Reasons HR Strategic Plans Fail

The 5 Top Reasons HR Strategic Plans Fail

If you’ve been reading my blog for a while, then by now you know how to create a strategic plan. When you have your plan written, however, you’re still not done. You then need to look out for the 5 key reasons that cause HR strategic plans to fail. So, you have your...