Benchmarking: The Compass to Navigate the Future of Work

Providing the right mix of competitive rewards to attract and retain talented employees can be like shooting arrows in the dark: You try to take aim but can easily miss your target. Unfortunately, this metaphor applies to many of today’s HR practitioners, who still rely on educated guesses and trial-and-error methods to build and engage a high-performing workforce. Benchmarking can… Continue reading

Benchmarking: The Compass to Navigate the Future of Work

Providing the right mix of competitive rewards to attract and retain talented employees can be like shooting arrows in the dark: You try to take aim but can easily miss your target. Unfortunately, this metaphor applies to many of today’s HR practitioners, who still rely on educated guesses and trial-and-error methods to build and engage a high-performing workforce. Benchmarking can… Continue reading

Tackle 3 key projects to show HR’s value

Only 23% of execs believe HR plays a key role in shaping company strategy and affecting operating results, says a Deloitte survey. Demonstrate your relevance by taking on projects that positively influence the bottom line. Focus on the following three areas: 1. Develop leaders. Leadership development is one of the top people-management issues for business success. Follow these steps: Sit down with top… Continue reading

How HR can master strategy

HR should play a pivotal role in business strategy, particularly in organisations that consider their people a key asset. But the way to the CEO’s heart involves engaging with other business functions, talking their language and overcoming some intrinsic barriers. Does any other business function have to justify its existence as much as HR? It often doesn’t feel like it.… Continue reading