Retention & Engagement

One View of How AI Is Impacting Career Dynamics

Professional careers have always had a tinge of uncertainty. However, the digital age has amplified it significantly with efficiency no longer being the mainstay of human excellence as advanced automation and autonomous functioning have steadily reduced the commission of errors….

C-Level Burnout: A Problem No One Talks About

When Fiat Chrysler chief executive Sergio Marchionne recently passed away, the corporate world mourned one of the greatest turnaround leaders of the modern business era. Marchionne was one of the auto industry’s most tenacious and respected CEOs, who took over…

The Problem With Incentive Plan Cliffs

Triggers and hurdles and cliffs, oh my! To be clear, I’m talking about pay plan mechanics and in particular about the kind of cliff that plays an unfortunate starring role in many pay programs. Specifically, the incentive plan with the…

Reimagining Pay for Today’s Workforce

Comprised of four or even five generations, today’s workforce is a melting pot made up of employees of all ages and demographics. It’s more diverse than ever, and as a result, can pose challenges for HR professionals and employers when…

Five Easy Cures for Information Overload

“Our brains would melt if they tried to process and store even a fraction of the information they are exposed to.”  Tim Pollard, American communications professional Face it: we’re drowning in information. There’s too much to do and see every…

Do You Know the Real Reasons Your Employees are Quitting?

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. ∼∼∼∼∼ 60% of the U.S workforce…