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Interview With Cali Williams Yost: Building Flexibility

May 4, 2014
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Cali Williams Yost, CEO and founder of Flex Strategy Group/Work Life Fit Inc., published a report looking at working remotely and balancing personal and professional lives.
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People Moves, May 2014

May 4, 2014
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Beverly Carmichael to Cracker Barrel; Stephanie Gooden to Taco John's; and Mike Ettling to SAP.
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Are Internal Promotion Rates Increasing?

April 29, 2014
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Research reports suggest companies are finding it hard to hire externally. Has this led to an increased rate of internal promotions on average? How are companies filling jobs that become available if there truly is a skills shortage? Our small firm wants to figure out the best strategy to fill jobs that may become vacant in the near future.

— Sizing Up the Future, manager, services, Amherst, Massachusetts


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With CEO Tenure, Short is Sweet

April 25, 2014
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The prospect of shortening the CEO’s tenure comes at a time when overall CEO tenure is shrinking — a development talent experts say is linked to the pace of change in the economy.
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Missouri’s Football Coach Called a Great Audible

April 9, 2014
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The answer to the University of Missouri's success in 2013 can be found in leadership from its coach, Gary Pinkel. That’s leadership with a small “l,” not a capital “L.”
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People Moves, April 2014

April 7, 2014
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Ellyn Shook to CHRO at Accenture; Bridgette Cofield to chief talent officer at Chester Group; Russell Poole to EVP of HR at Intralinks Holdings.
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How Do We Deal With the Old Guard?

March 28, 2014
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A firm has been on the brink of closure twice in the past 10 years. With a workforce that has been reduced from more than 10,000 to just below 3,000, there have been virtually no new hires in a decade. Today, through ingenious transition planning, the organization finds itself in a position to hire. This has been a challenge for IT where the old guard is now faced with a new breed of IT people current in all the latest trends and eager to make change happen. Any ideas on building the team?

— Old Guard, New Tricks, consulting, Ontario, Canada


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Vineet Nayar's Happy Feet

March 14, 2014
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A willingness to experiment with counterintuitive, radical approaches to managing people enabled Vineet Nayar to turn around HCL Technologies and make a splash.
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What Data Should We Use for Assessments?

March 10, 2014
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We are a big retail organization that is just starting to launch job evaluations for all our positions. Our ultimate goal is to make sure people have an opportunity to grow and are in jobs that best suit their interests/goals. We realize no system is perfect, but what are some solid methods or approaches to sort out the most relevant data to use when making our assessments?

 

— Shed Some Light, HR Manager, retailing, Illinois


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People Moves, March 2014

March 10, 2014
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Julie Fletcher to chief talent officer at AMN Healthcare Services; Angie DeWinter named VP of HR at U-Haul; Alan Lui to senior VP of HR at Time Warner.
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