Tag: succeed

Bersin: Here’s the back-to-work playbook for companies to succeed

Much has been written in the past weeks and months about the business impact of the COVID-19 crisis. I, along with many others, have written extensively about the almost-overnight transition to remote work, as well as many other changes companies implemented to adapt. Now, I will be focusing on considerations for returning to work. The post Bersin: Here’s the back-to-work playbook for companies to succeed appeared first…

Do you root for American Companies to Succeed?

(I wrote this original post in 2010-ish – but I could have written it today! Updated for today’s COVID crisis.) As HR Pros I think we have the slight ability to come off as anti-union and pro-management, emphasis on “slight”! It probably comes from too many interactions where we feel our hands get tied with contract language that either negatively impacts our ability to…

Remote Workforce Management: How to Adapt and Succeed

Like many companies all over the United States and around the world, Workday has recently made an abrupt shift to remote work. We closed offices worldwide amidst the pandemic and instituted mandatory work-from-home guidelines for most of our workforce. With that move, we faced a lot of uncertainty. First and foremost, how could we help ensure the safety of our employees? Would they have…

Being Smart Isn’t Enough to Succeed

Note: This article is part of an occasional series dedicated to exploring the contribution of human capital assets (people!) to the valuation of a business. Welcome to The New ROI: Return on Individuals. Previous articles in the series can be found here.

Five Ways to Succeed with HR Technology

Here is my semi-frequent reminder and pointer for blog readers that I also write a monthly column at Human Resource Executive Online called Inside HR Tech and that archives of which can be found here. As usual, the Inside HR Tech column is about, well, HR Tech, (sort of like I used to write about all the time on this blog), and it was inspired by the…

Too Small, Too Slow, To Succeed

Regular readers of this blog know I’m a huge Michigan State fan, and a basketball fan. So, this week, when the Golden State Warriors won the 2015 NBA Finals I was excited.  Not because I’m a big Warriors fan, although I do love their style of plan, but because former Sparty, Draymond Green, is on the Warriors and played his butt off! Three years…

Here's why student athletes are likely to succeed in a finance job

Eight Olympians — and several more decorated athletes — can be found working at One Equity Partners, according to BloombergBusiness. One Equity Partners is not a sports marketing or entertainment company — it is a private investment firm. The high concentration of athletes at this investment firm — which some may find surprising — is no coincidence. Dick Cashin, senior managing director at One Equity Partners, knows from personal…