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CEO Perspectives: How HR Can Take a Bigger Role in Driving Growth

Two dominant trends are potentially reshaping the role of the HR function in the corporate world. The first relates to the rapid growth of the knowledge economy. In this environment, a committed, appropriately skilled and prudently deployed workforce is critical in order to develop new products and outstrip the competition. Second, many administrative functions that were formerly handled by HR departments, such as payroll and pensions, have now been farmed out to third parties. Indeed, research reveals that more than two-thirds of companies outsource a portion of their HR functions. This report by the Economist Intelligence Unit investigates whether the HR function is forging a close and robust relationship with the CEO. It also explores the nature of these working relationships, how they have been affected by the economic downturn and how they vary across industries and regions.

Infographic: The Relationship between C-suite and HR

Today many executives have high expectations of their human resources leaders. This infographic states facts about the relationship between the C-suite and HR.

Protecting Your Company's Future

"When done exceptionally well - with the help of modern HR technology -succession management provides an offensive tool that enables you to steal and keep high-potential talent away from your competitors." Download this free white paper today to protect your company's future and learn how advanced technology can strengthen six aspects of succession planning. Sponsored by SuccessFactors.

Executive Briefing: Succession Planning - From Concepts to Measurable Reality

Since Pep Boys implemented its succession planningsolution last year, it has seen a significant reduction in turnover, increased morale and 20% increased bench strength after 1 year for key positions. Register now to download this free executive briefing white paper sponsored by SuccessFactors on succession planning: from concepts to measurable reality.

Taking Care of Your Company's Future

The benefits of embracing succession planning are huge: higher performance, improved morale, and a boost to the bottom line. This eGuide asks questions to help gain insight into potential liabilities in your current process, and validate the importance of investing in succession planning. Register now to download this free white paper, Taking Care of Your Company's Future: 3 Best Practices for Succession, sponsored by SuccessFactors.

Achieve a Robust Succession Management Process Over Time

This free white paper provides guidance on how to transition from a basic succession management process in year 1 to a fully robust succession management process by years 3 and 4. Register now to download to Achieve a Robust Succession Management Process over Time, sponsored by SuccessFactors.

How To Motivate and Retain Key Employees

The ability to make objective performance, pay, and promotion decisions is a requirement to motivate and retain key employees. Inconsistent or subjective ratings by managers can erode employee loyalty and negatively impact the company’s bottom line. This free white paper will discuss how to motivate and retain key employees, with effective calibration as a driving force, bringing true objectivity and functionality to performance, pay and succession decisions. Register to download now, sponsored by SuccessFactors.

Concur SMB Expense Policy Template

Creating an expense policy can be a time-consuming process; but when you consider that almost 20 percent of travel and entertainment expenses fall outside of policy for many small businesses, it makes sense to invest the time and effort... Sponsored by Concur.

Case Study: How JetBlue is Driving Culture and Engagement through Recognition

Can you Tap into the Wisdom of Your Workforce? Joanna Geraghty from JetBlue can. JetBlue's Lift program provides deep insights into the company's performance and culture management, powered by peer feedback and directly linked to the airline's core values. Sponsored by Globoforce.

The Crowdsourced Performance Review

In his new eBook, The Crowdsourced Performance Review, Globoforce CEO Eric Mosley examines how crowdsourcing feedback can fix the employee performance review. He debunks the myths surrounding the traditional review, and discusses how to build a smarter performance management system. Sponsored by Globoforce.