The Case for Preferring High-Commitment (HICO) Over High-Potential (HIPO) Talent to Succeed in the Digital Age
High-Potential (HIPO) employees have been the mainstay of many Talent Management systems for a number of years within progressive organizations to bolster Succession Planning initiatives. Their ‘elevated’ status from the general workforce is often seen as an affirmation of the qualities needed to fill critical leadership positions in the organizational hierarchy.
Article by 11 February 2020
We’re good at being unproductive in the UK. It’s all part of our British heritage, along with our unique sense of irony and our weird and equally unique traditions. This is despite the repeated efforts of our captains of industry to shake off our dull sloth and seize the opportunity to jump to the top of the productivity league table, so we can all share in the profits which will thenceforth automatically flow.
Article by 6 February 2020
Multinational pooling links insure employee benefit plans around the world for multinational corporations and their subsidiaries, and can mainly be used in two ways: to control the costs of an organisation’s employee benefits insurance and to merge or coordinate multiple ... View Article
Article by 4 February 2020
How HR can help the majority of UK businesses still struggling to create a clear and compelling employee experience as Brexit adds to the age of uncertainty
Against a backdrop of Brexit, political turmoil and a global talent war, retaining the best staff to deliver a competitive advantage has become a crucial priority for many UK business leaders – however, few know how to create and deliver the best employee experience.
Article by 31 January 2020
Health and wellbeing took several leaps up the corporate agenda last year and are likely to be a major focus for business and HR in 2020. To fully comprehend the issues, we surveyed over 500 HR decision makers, in companies of all sizes across the UK, asking which health conditions concern them regarding their company’s employees.
Article by 30 January 2020
Between 2008 and 2009, 35 employees of France Télécom committed suicide. One woman threw herself from a fifth-floor window in front of her colleagues. Many had left notes explaining that the ‘terror’ of bullying from management had made them feel they had no other choice.
Article by 28 January 2020
2020 isn’t just a new year, it’s a new horizon, the start of a new decade, and for many new working fathers the start of a new dawn when it comes to the world of work. For much of the ... View Article
Article by 23 January 2020
To mitigate the impact of artificial intelligence we must harness the power of emotional intelligence
One of the most recognised interpretations of emotional intelligence (EI) is that of the American author and science journalist, Daniel Goleman. He describes EI as how we use a combination of self-awareness, self-management and empathy to build and maintain successful relationships. Goleman suggests that EI accounts for 67% of the abilities needed to be a successful leader and that it is twice as important as technical proficiency or IQ.
Article by 21 January 2020
Maybe the place to start is by refreshing how we think about ourselves, and by developing a mindset that is open to new insights into how we operate and how others perceive us. When we bring the same old mindset that served us in 2019 to new resolutions, we may set ourselves up for failure. When we shift towards a mindset of personal growth and choice, we become more open to others as well and are more likely to have a positive impact on the outcomes we desire.
Article by 16 January 2020