Got an Amazon.com gift card and trying to figure out what to do with it? Are you making your New Year Resolutions? Trying to figure out something to buy for your favorite HR person? Here are some HR books, that if you have not read, consider adding to your reading list! HR From the
Came across this interesting student paper that is an interesting narrative on the appropriate leadership qualities for accounting firms. While not a quantitative approach, it is clear the authors did their research. Gives a strong argument as to why a leader should have a strong CSR focus.
The continuing shortage of Data Scientists it becomes a very interesting question to ask – which is – what is the state of the world for “normal” numeric capability and not just the statistical capability. The OECD just finished an amazing skill survey study around the globe and it is very interesting to see the
One of the more interesting elements of International HR is the concept of Duty of Care. This concept varies by country – but essentially an employer has responsibility for their employees when they are traveling or stationed in foreign countries. What this can mean is an employer is responsible for an employee in their off
I have always been a fan of the idea that there are portions of HR that should mirror the approach and measurement approach of the marketing function (e.g. talent acquisition). HBR just did a very interesting review of how HR can be more like marketing. Definitely interesting food for thought.
BCG has done a great document on the gender gap, and approaches to solve it.
The CB Insights has a great infographic showing how to think about all of the new HR Tech startups happening.
Great article from McKinsey on the Gig Economy!
Interesting article from the APAC Director of Marketing for Survey Monkey on written communication.
Just a quick note – the job opening numbers got back up to 5.8 Million – which is a pre-recession number. Which puts us at a ~3% opening number, and unemployment is at 4.9% nationally. http://www.bls.gov/opub/mlr/2016/article/job-openings-hires-and-separations-return-to-prerecession-levels-in-2015.htm