The best career decisions sometimes come from ignoring the worst advice, several of New York City's top women executives said at a Crain's New York Business luncheon Sept. 19.
In an essay based on their new book, Workforce Management senior editor Ed Frauenheim and his co-authors, Laurie Bassi and Dan McMurrer, say workplaces must be at once caring, exacting, and stirring in the emerging "Worthiness Era."
We are planning to launch engagement surveys to our full-time employee population. We have purchased a few smaller companies in recent years and would like to ask a different set of questions to employees who have become part of our company as a result. Specifically, we wish to gauge how the acquisition was handled by our company, as well as the transition to being considered part of the parent company. Our motivation is to pinpoint areas of concern to the newly integrated employees, and to avoid repeating certain behaviors in future acquisitions. What are some suggested questions to use that would give us this kind of insight?
—Building (or Repairing) Bridges, human resources adviser, marketing, DallasRead More
Many organizations are asking for HR professionals with talent management expertise. Practically speaking, when someone is engaged in talent management, what is he or she doing?