Independence, Dependence and the Future of Work

Dependence is ultimately what drives business. It’s being able to work together to meet someone else’s needs. It’s the backbone of the economy. So, why is it so attractive to tell someone that you are independent? Read More …

Translating Predicted Trends Into People Experiences In The Workplace

I found a fascinating info-graphic yesterday that not only captured many of the cultural highlights of 2012, it also attempts to predict what trends will be in 2013. It makes me wonder what potential people implications these could have for organizations. Read More …

Using Social Media: Creating Podcasts For Your Employees

There are so many employees who prefer a quick hit of information in verbal form. With hundreds of email coming in each day, key HR messages can tend to get buried and possibly never opened. When thinking about your internal communication strategy, it’s key to build in other ways to have the key messages heard. Read More …

You Incorporated: From Employee to Entrepreneur

There is no doubt that we are also seeing many organizations rethink how they even think about staffing. The future holds for us a standard where fewer workers of the typical organization are full time, traditional employees, more are contractors or “come and go as their skills are needed” type people – a network of talent that surrounds the business, and other services will continue to be outsourced to provide organizations with ultimate flexibility. Read More …