Leadership

The INs and OUTs of Business Literacy

Leadership - August 01, 2019

Financial ignorance carries massive costs. Without an understanding of basic financial concepts, executives are not well-equipped to make decisions related to financial m...

What is the Best Advice for First-time Managers?

Leadership - July 25, 2019

People are put into a position to manage others as a reflection of their proven qualities in performance, work ethics, and their ability to help others in various ways to...

Leadership Lessons from IBM’s CHRO Diane Gherson: Lead the Change

Leadership - July 23, 2019

One of the most common questions Jane Harper gets at The HR Digest is: “How can I become a better HR leader?” Great leadership takes years of practice. A primary reas...

Automation: A Potential Game Changer for Mining and Maritime Industry

Leadership - July 22, 2019

The use of automation technology is rapidly changing the landscape of various industries, mostly in the labor-intensive sectors. Robotic loaders and remotely-controlled t...

Re-engaging Five Generations in the Workplace

Leadership - July 15, 2019

The incursion of AI and automation into the workplace is engineering a disruption that employers and employees are handling differently. While 73 % of executives are care...

How to Design a Successful Employee Induction Program

Leadership - July 10, 2019

Have you ever tried to think of why a new employee would suddenly develop mixed feeling over a dream job in just a few weeks? Poor or unimpressive “employee induction...

What Are The Leading Causes of Employee Grievances?

Leadership - June 20, 2019

Employee grievances require careful and proper handling so as to maintain peace and motivation among members of your workforce. A grievance may involve an employee’s ro...

Conflict Avoidance Lessons from Popular GOT Characters

Leadership - May 20, 2019

Conflict in the workplace is an unwelcome distraction. It arises when people from different cultures, with differing values, opinions and beliefs come together. It is so ...

Which GOT Character Defines Your Personality?

Leadership - May 16, 2019

We are just a few days away from knowing who will sit on the iron throne. With it we’ll bid farewell to our favorite GOT characters. Until of course, we are blessed a G...

Lockheed Martin’s Patricia Lewis on Inspiring the Next Generation of STEM Professionals

“Taking the Right Lead” For many years, Patricia Lewis, Senior Vice President of Human Resources for Lockheed Martin Corporation, has advocated increasing the...

Stefan Ries on SAP’s Most Comprehensive Workforce Skills Upgrade

“Workforce Skills Upgrade: A New Competitive Advantage” SAP is one of the few companies leading diversity & Inclusion, having implemented a comprehensive ...

Peter Fasolo, CHRO at Johnson & Johnson, On the Value of Transformational Growth and Innovation

“Creating Opportunities for a Multigenerational Workforce” This is custom heading element The HR Digest: Johnson & Johnson is said to have a very strong c...

Celebrating 10 Powerful HR Leaders

Never have HR leaders had to handle so much change so rapidly. The modern economy demands transforming companies endlessly, necessitating profound changes in the workforc...

Michael Fraccaro, CHRO at Mastercard, on the value of business resource groups

“Unleashing Collective Genius” As globalization takes a sharp turn from government to business, the issue of global talent mobility rapidly moves up the agend...

INTERVIEW: Helena Gottschling, CHRO at RBC, On Creating Business Impact with People Analytics

Developing Tomorrow’s Leaders, Today The purpose of people analytics, according to Helena Gottschling, CHRO at Royal Bank of Canada, is to enlighten and balance talent ...

Rockwell Automation’s Karen Keegans on the importance of AI and Automation in the workplace

“Creating Shared Value” Karen Keegans, SVP & CHRO of Rockwell Automation, is not short on ambition. Having joined the world’s largest company dedica...