For the first time in modern history, workplace demographics now span four generations. Download this white paper for best practices on how to better understand and effectively manage a multi-generational workforce.
Michigan State's online certificate programs provide business professionals and organizations concise, yet powerful professional development series - available wherever, whenever you have access to a computer and Internet connection.
The Supply Chain Management or Strategic Leadership and Management programs offer an unparalleled combination of academic excellence, expert knowledge, content quality and advanced technology.
Michigan State is regionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.
The Broad School has been accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) since 1953, representing the highest standard of achievement for business schools worldwide.
Talent management is evolving, and HR professionals must adapt for the future. Competition remains fierce to acquire the best talent from the largest candidate pool in history, while the traditional performance review cycle is no longer sufficient for evaluating the functions and needs of your people. Executives must ensure that managers are not only able to find the right individual for the job, but also retain, engage, and prepare top performers for leadership roles in a proactive way.
Published By: PanPowered
Published Date: Apr 26, 2017
Assessments are among the most powerful tools available to HR professionals to make better hires, identify development needs, and quantify leadership potential. However, you have to know the attributes each assessment is intended to measure and align that information with your hiring and development goals.
This guide will detail:
•Goals – what is each assessment intended to measure?
•Advantages and Disadvantages – what are the strengths and weaknesses of each type?
•Use Cases – what are the job roles or job traits that apply to each assessment type?
Download your copy of the Guide today.
Virtual learning solutions ensure that your employees, customers, and partners have instant access to the training and resources they need to be successful. Now you can deliver highly interactive learning environments that can be accessed anywhere, anytime, from any device. Explore the benefits of implementing a virtual learning solution with the Virtual Learning for Dummies eBook.
Today’s employees are autonomous, connected, and efficient, so how can companies provide them with learning initiatives that address their needs while also driving bottom line growth? Brett Wilson, Principal, Thought Leadership and Advisory Services at Cornerstone OnDemand, led a recent webinar, “Four Ways to Make Learning Work for the Modern Workforce,” and shared some tips on how L&D professionals can make their training initiatives more engaging to workers and be a catalyst for growth.
Want to learn more? Start with the free white paper from Cornerstone OnDemand.
Published By: Skillsoft
Published Date: Nov 15, 2012
This paper provides techniques for developing a culture that fosters innovation and encourages 21st century leadership methods and mindsets. Download this Skillsoft white paper to learn key leadership strategies and attributes.
Published By: Sage HRMS
Published Date: Jan 15, 2015
Developing talent within the workforce is one of the most important ways that companies ensure future success and increase their Return on Employee Investment (ROEI). When two businesses are similar yet one thrives while the other is on the verge of failure, you can usually pinpoint the difference to how well (or poorly) each company manages talent. Wise investments in employee and leadership development tend to improve financial results.
It is the Leaders challenge to create the circumstances that stimulate improved performance and execution from the people within their organization. The key question for business leaders is not "why" high performance but rather "how"?
Published By: PayScale
Published Date: Aug 23, 2016
As your team is diving into annual market studies, you likely have your eye on the looming budget request to come. In the war for talent, market data and the right budget are crucial tools for HR, but how do you convince your leadership team to sign off on an increased budget?
In this comprehensive whitepaper, we layout a plan for developing an approval-ready compensation budget and share tips to improve your current compensation strategy.
Published By: PayScale
Published Date: Mar 01, 2017
Turnover is a basic metric in every HR professional’s toolbox. Turnover tells a story about your company processes, procedures, leadership, and culture. Turnover also speaks volumes about your compensation.
Because turnover and retention are opposite sides of the same coin, you can seek the right balance between them to ensure that you’re driving the right talent to and through your organization.
Are your biggest risks sitting on the back burner?
Our 6 lessons help you assess the focus of your training program and formulate a strategy to tackle your biggest risks. In this e-book you will learn about social media risk, training best practices like curriculum mapping, building legal defenses, middle manager training, ethical leadership, and how to monitor and create an ethical corporate culture.
Published By: NetSpend
Published Date: Jan 17, 2018
An analysis and in-depth discussion from HR leaders at the THRIVE HR Leadership Exchange: September 25–September 27, 2017.
In this report, we will share some of the many interesting ideas presented during BLR’s THRIVE HR Exchange, all of which have wide applicability and all of which are based on proven results.
This report will cover:
Compliance (the Trump Factor) and Managing Employees
HR Executive’s Role: Strategy, Structure
The Evolving Workforce and New Technology
Your world is moving faster. Competition for top talent is getting fiercer. And your hiring managers and leadership team want better results today—not tomorrow. As LinkedIn reported in its 2015 Global Recruiting Trends report, hiring volumes and budgets are heating up for the first time in four years. This means you and your talent acquisition team need to act more quickly than ever before to find talent, reduce time-to-fill, and be true business partners.
In this short white paper, we explore how recruiters and talent acquisition teams can gain a competitive edge by leveraging new data-driven approaches to build recruiting efficiencies, build a strong candidate pipeline, and provide the kind of deep insight into candidate performance that will make your hiring managers see you and your team as more strategic partners.
Training—it’s such an important factor in productivity, engagement, and retention, yet it’s not easy to manage. Who should be trained? On what? By what means? And always, how do you know that training “took”? Our Trends in Training Survey, sponsored by Adobe, sought to find answers to those questions and many others.
This report will highlight important training information on:
• Employee vs Manager Training
• Leadership and Supervisor Skills
• Employee Training Priorities
• Measuring Training Effectiveness
• And more!
Want to see the results? Download our summary today!
Among your primary responsibilities as a board member is providing advice on both business strategy and enterprise risk. A general understanding of risk management is essential when looking at cyber risk specifically. Ultimately, an enterprise should consider adding cybersecurity expertise to its board membership, but all members can benefit from increasing their understanding about how cyber risk affects corporate strategy and the overall enterprise risk profile. To provide effective strategic advice to company leadership on cyber risk, you must ask the right questions, including whether a company does ongoing cyber risk assessment and management, and how.
IBM retained its position as a "Leader" in the 2017 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Application Security Testing.
Read our complimentary version of the Gartner report to learn:
Critical trends in the Application Security Testing market.
Why IBM maintained a Leadership position in a report that spanned 18 Application Security vendors.
Detailed criteria that determine how all of the vendors are positioned in the Magic Quadrant.
Massive shifts within the digital business landscape are sparking immense opportunities and reshaping every sector.
In some cases, complete upheaval is happening at lightning-fast speed. In other instances, digital undercurrents are stirring beneath the surface as organizations scramble to monetize vast volumes and variety of data in an effort to sharpen their competitive edge and not be blindsided by unforeseen events that completely upend existing business models.
While long-standing industry leadership might be no match for the next cool app, agility, speed and the ability to harness more data than was ever imagined is fueling powerful possibilities for reinvention among companies of every size.
Data is following rapidly from mobile devices and social networks, as well as from every connected product, machine and infrastructure. This data holds the potential for deep insights that can replace guesswork and approximations as to locations, behaviors, patterns and preferences. As the w
Tracking regulatory changes, identifying relevant requirements, and ensuring that proper actions are being taken to ensure compliance can be challenging for organizations of any size or industry. This report by the National Association of Environmental Management (NAEM) offers concrete recommendations you can use to audit, build, or strengthen your EHS compliance management program.
The report, released in August of 2017, is based on in-depth interviews with corporate EHS executives and industry consultants. It offers five key strategies for handling emerging regulations:
Rely on relevant expertise
Tap into technology
Leverage staff capacity to manage risks
Establish strong internal standards
Demonstrate proactive leadership
Culture has become one of the most important business topics of 2016. CEOs and HR leaders now recognize that culture drives people's behavior, innovation, and customer service: 82 percent of survey respondents believe that "culture is a potential competitive advantage." Knowing that leadership behavior and reward systems directly impact organizational performance, customer service, employee engagement, and retention, leading companies are using data and behavioral information to manage and influence their culture.
Building on 25 years of server market leadership, the HPE ProLiant Gen9 portfolio—which includes HPE OneView software for simplified, converged management—offers optimal performance, increased storage, reduced energy consumption, and greater visibility and control across IT environments. Now everyone from enterprises to small and medium businesses (SMBs) can lower the cost of IT services, reduce delivery times, and improve their overall performance to gain a competitive edge. Download this white paper to learn more about the HPE ProLiant Gen9 portfolio.
So what do end-users—companies in the process of building or upgrading their data centers today—think of the security problems they face? We conducted this survey to answer key questions about buyers’ plans for security in their data centers.
The Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) is flooding today’s industrial sector with data. Information is streaming in from many sources — equipment on production lines, sensors at customer facilities, sales data, and much more. Harvesting insights means filtering out the noise to arrive at actionable intelligence.
This report shows how to craft a strategy to gain a competitive edge. It explains how to evaluate IIoT solutions, including what to look for in end-to-end analytics solutions. Finally, it shows how SAS has combined its analytics expertise with Intel’s leadership in IIoT information architecture to create solutions that turn raw data into valuable insights.
For organizations to succeed with the onslaught of devices, sensors and tools that innovation garners, data must no longer be treated as a byproduct but instead as an asset. And data-driven innovation must start at the top. That's what Michael Schrage, Fellow at MIT Sloan School's Initiative on the Digital Economy, said during the Harvard Business Review webinar, Leadership and Big Data Innovation. Find out why data experimentation, governance and culture are part of the next leadership challenge for organizations.