Now more than ever, HR leaders are needed on corporate boards. But, to get on a board, you can't wait for the search firms to call. There are three critical things you need to do to prepare.
Please watch this 15 minute summary by Lisa Keglovitz, CHRO of GameStop on actionable tips to position yourself for corporate board seats.
Lisa won this WOB2020 workshop at our last BigHR event and does a great job summarizing it for us. Don't miss it!
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Have you ever been super excited about an HR initiative just to have the business leader de-prioritize it? If so, you aren't alone.
Before the pandemic, many of you told us you were looking for a way to prioritize HR initiatives. Now that things have settled down a bit, many are starting to think about getting back to strategic HR initiatives.
We hope this is the right time to share this prioritization tool. This tool will...
...give you a comprehensive list of Human Capital activities and tasks
...help you and your business unit leaders prioritize initiatives based on impact
...help educate non-HR leaders on the best sequencing of projects
This crowd sourced Google Sheet is a "work in progress" and will continue to be updated and improved as we receive your feedback.
The above video will walk you through how to use the HR Initiatives prioritization tool.
You can also read the instructions and download the document here
All of us are navigating new territory during COVID-19.
As HR leaders, we’re making daily decisions that impact people’s lives in significant ways. Now more than ever, decisions require quick action and are often based on limited data. Policies must be crafted to meet local, state, and national directives. Each situation creates an endless list of concerns to consider.
Do you feel overwhelmed at best and frightened at worst?
If so, you’re not alone. Members of the global HR community are expressing the same concerns.
Now more than ever, you need easy-to-use tools that help you track business decisions and which provide the steps to manage the workforce and workplace during this crisis.
In response to the questions, concerns, and calls for help, we created the HR COVID-19 Survival Kit which includes three easy-to-use tools:
The COVID-19 Protocol Template is a framework for you to use to design COVID-19...
Has the recent chaos caused your organization to transition to working from home?
Do you feel out-of-touch with your team or employees?
Are you struggling to coordinate schedules to share and collaborate?
Need a SUPER inexpensive solution to share workflow or produce quick training videos?
Watch the video above for a quick tutorial.
After 5+ years of working from home and managing projects with my staff and interns I have discovered several tools that have benefited our productivity...
One of our FAVORITE tools is, Screen-Cast-O-Matic, an app that allows you to record your screen! It is simple to use and extremely inexpensive.
Join me in watching this quick 10-minute video where I share my personal experience implementing Screen-Cast-O-Matic and:
All too often HR is still viewed as “personnel” and it’s often due to the context of the leaders’ previous experiences. This "administrative" reputation of our profession hinders the value HR leaders can bring to their organizations so, don't miss this vlog post if you are:
...Starting up a new HR function
...Creating a center of excellence
...Or transforming HR
We bring you this month’s VLOG interview with Ellen Trytek, the CMO, of Wipfli a national accounting firm where Ellen discusses 5 strategies to re-branding a corporate function to position HR as a strategic partner. And when done right...
...HR will have the opportunity to change perspectives
....Help the business...
Many of us start the year motivated to workout, but then the cold weather sets in, family commitments ensue, and long days at the office can make it harder and harder to stay consistent. As a future CHRO I know I want to set an example and inspire employees to do the same so they will also enjoy the stress relief, increased energy, and productivity that comes along with being fit.
Join me in watching this fun 30-minute video blog with our fabulously buff ;) panel of 4 SuperFit C-Suite Executives as they discuss how they make their health and fitness a priority despite their jam-packed weekly schedules!
They’ll discuss how their commitment to their health has benefited them and share their weekly workout regimes as well as their:
In the HR function today many of you are trying to do more with less... does it ever feel like:
Well, we think authority is highly overrated, but INFLUENCE is critical to the success of Human Resources. Having data to back up a proposal is one of the areas that helps HR become more influential! People analytics is the most exciting and fastest growing areas of HR and can help with:
Watch this 13-minute summary of the People Analytics course from LinkedIn Learning to hear Josh Bersin’s key points and important lessons to using people related data to make a...
Summary of Guest Speaker by Emma Lokar, HR Intern (Looking for a Summer 2019 Internship)
Story Telling of Data
Chris Brunson is the VP of Global Total Rewards at Celanese a $6.1 Billion global technology leader in the production of differentiated chemistry solutions and specialty materials used in most major industries and consumer applications. Brunson has extensive experience in Human Capital analytics in Human Resources with different sized companies in several different industries.
Chris shared his Five Tips to Prepare your Company for the New Age of Human Capital: How to handle your data, manage your data, and hire for your data...even when you are not good with numbers! Good analytics tells a story. The insights an organization receives from analytics gives the business actionable items to accomplish.
In today’s climate human capital analytics has the...
In today’s Vlog (27 minutes or 18 minutes at 1.5x ) we summarize a 44-page research report by Willis Towers Watson called The Future Chief People Officer – Why Empowered HR leaders are the key to growth in the new world of work.
Willis Towers Watson surveyed 500+ “C”-suite execs ranging from CPO to CEOs and board members to help guide senior leaders to better understand how the rapid changes in tech and democratization of work is expanding the CPO’s role and what steps they need to take.
If you don’t have time to sit and watch, you can also download the MP3 (audio) and let me keep you company on your commute or workout. Enjoy!
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Ps. If we haven’t touched based about the HR Mastermind Group, don’t wait to get on my calendar. Our next speaker is a CHRO of a Global Brand who will share a day in the life of a global CHRO.
Summary of Vlog Post by Emma Lokar, CHRO Partners Intern, Graduating May 2020
Earlier this year we conducted a survey on important soft skills for HR leaders and found consultative and change management skills being two of the top ranked skills by "C" suite execs. So we decided to explore learn more...
Join me to hear from John Millea the Senior Director of Leadership and People Development at SAP as he shares his expertise and tips on how to become a consultative change leader to the organization.
The rate and pace of change is relentless and organizations need HR to be change leaders with a consultative business results mindset. HR follows change plans and uses change methodologies, but often need more focus on: