Tag: Crisis

June 2021 BLS Report — The Hiring Crisis is Here

The June Bureau of Labor Statistics Jobs Report had some promising details, like 850,000 jobs added to the economy — the biggest gain we’ve seen in the last ten months — and a quarter of the new jobs added were in restaurants and bars, a promising sign of continued economic resurgence.  However, these positive revelations … June 2021 BLS Report — The Hiring Crisis…

Pandemic Workforce: What’s Missing from Organizational Health, Safety, and Development during the COVID-19 Crisis?

Read Time1 Minute, 6 Second     Download the PowerPoint Presentation Here   Watch John’s full 5-star Keynote from The 2020 HR Technology Conference & Exposition here About this Video   In this clip from HRExaminer’s principal analyst, John Sumser explores what is missing from organizational health, safety, and development during the COVID-19 crisis. This is an excerpt of John Sumser’s popular keynote presentation…

How Veolia Unlocked Finance Agility During a Global Crisis

Read Time1 Minute, 3 Second Across the C-suite, the finance function has traditionally been slower than other business areas when it comes to digital transformation. However, today, as a variety of macro forces create the need for faster decision making and better use of data, finance leaders everywhere are breaking down the barriers to innovation and new, more agile ways of working.  Yael Leblanc, group…

Workday Podcast: Schnuck Markets Models Agility in Crisis

Many retailers had to close their doors as the COVID-19 crisis spread around the world. But for essential retailers, the pressure was on to make fast changes so they could continue to serve their communities. For Schnuck Markets, a supermarket chain with more than 100 stores across the Midwestern United States, operating with safety and agility was—and remains—critical.   In this episode of the Workday…

Chief Crisis Officer – The newest c-suite addition in 2020!

The c-suite has expanded over the years. Originally you had basically the CEO, COO, and CFO. Next, depending on the industry came the CIO/CTO (IT), CMO (marketing), and CHRO/CPO (HR and Talent). Some organizations have added depending on need c-suite roles for strategy, diversity, safety, client/customer support, etc. Basically, the c-suite is a little like empire building. If you’re a CEO with a decent…

Companies View Coaching and Mentoring as Critical in the Covid Crisis – According to New Study by the HR Research...

In the age of the Covid-19 pandemic, employee coaching and mentoring are not being put on the back burner. Instead, they are quickly adapting by relying on videoconferencing and other virtual technologies. This adaptation has happened so quickly that HR professionals still see coaching as important (57%) and half still view mentoring as important.  In fact, most (72%) report that their organizations will make…

John Lewis Partnership: How to Enable Digital Disruption During Crisis

Even before the outbreak of COVID-19, the retail industry was already facing its own set of unique challenges. At the Workday Elevate Digital Experience, Lesley Ballantyne, director of people operations for the John Lewis Partnership, spoke to Peter Gamble, Workday regional vice president and country leader for the UK and Ireland, to discuss how one of the UK’s best-loved retail groups has been facing…

Salesforce and Workday CEOs on Leading in Crisis

At the midpoint of 2020, the global community continues to battle a health crisis, an economic crisis, and a social justice crisis. In the face of this upheaval and uncertainty, business leaders are focused on the actions they hope lead to positive change. In a recent installment of a Salesforce series called “Leading Through Change,” Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff spoke to Workday Co-Founder and…

HR Comms 101: Crisis Edition!

Organizations have had some big, historic crisis to deal with lately. During the pandemic and the current Black Lives Matter movement, organizations have been quick to react with communications out to employees, customers/clients, and various stakeholders. While some of these communications have been great, the vast majority are just copycats of regurgitated corporate-speak where we have mastered the art form of saying something without…

Crisis Management and Recovery Tips for Professional Services Firms

As global organizations begin to settle into their “next normal,” they’re adopting new tools and processes to better prepare for future disruption. Professional services firms also have an opportunity to uncover innovative ways to support new ways of working. We checked in with a few of our professional services customers in the Asia-Pacific region to find out what lessons they’ve learned from managing through…

Podcast: Namely CEO Larry Dunivan Speaks Openly About Leading an HR Technology ScaleUp Through the COVID-19 Crisis

HRWins Founder George LaRocque is joined by Larry Dunivan, CEO of Namely, the growing HRIS and payroll provider serving middle-market employers, to discuss leading through the COVID-19 crisis. The result is an incredibly transparent conversation with Larry sharing the difficult decisions he, like CEOs and leaders around the world, have had to make. Get a unique […] The post Podcast: Namely CEO Larry Dunivan Speaks…

A New Recruiter To-Do List: Coronavirus Crisis Communications

You know that game, “never have I ever” that you played in college? Someone will name an experience, sexual or otherwise, and if you have done that thing, you take a gulp of your drink. It’s probably the most straightforward drinking game that exists.  Let’s play. Drink if you have written employee communications about a pandemic.* * You’re welcome. I know you probably needed that…

3 Things Every Recruiter Should be Doing During The Covid Crisis!

Tough times for most recruiters. If you’re lucky, you work for an organization that makes toilet paper, or anything sold at a grocery store, Sam’s Club, or Costco. Most recruiters will find themselves with some downtime. The question is, what do you do as a recruiter who was just put on a hiring freeze, assuming you still have your job!? The majority of recruiters…

Managing During Crisis: 4 Key Takeaways

What steps should business leaders take now during the COVID-19 pandemic? A number of experts addressed that question during the CNBC@Work livestream, “Leadership and Management Amid Crisis,” sponsored by Workday. The opening session featured an interview with John Chambers and Daniel Pink, who video conferenced in from their homes for the event on April 2. Chambers (photo above) is founder and CEO of JC2…