Today’s young workers are ready to manage and lead in today’s workplace, argues authors Michael Watkins and PJ Neal..Read More
What is the best strategy for succession planning in an organization that is top-heavy with aging employees?
— Looking to the Future, senior corporate D&T adviser, energy, Abu Dhabi
If you’re going to follow the Moneyball approach and invest in the undervalued asset that no one wants, let’s face it: It’s old people in the workforce.Read More
Succession disconnection; the searchers; PTO woesRead More
A company’s decision whether to select an internal or external candidate should hinge on the skills and competencies needed to achieve the strategy of the future.Read More
Amid speculation that Microsoft might poach its president, Qualcomm promoted Steve Mollenkopf, for the first time selecting a CEO from outside a founding family.Read More
In the wake of some high-profile exits in the past few days, we take a look at some of the more interesting employee exits.
A recent study of generations in the workforce examines the effect on companies when workers with institutional knowledge leave.Read More
Our company soon must replace a number of senior-level boomers nearing retirement. How do we develop younger high potentials to take over as senior executives? Does it take a different approach than we used in years past?
— Our Future Is Our Past, senior organizational development officer, financial services, Gaithersburg, Maryland
Moving to a PTO system has many advantages, including: reducing unscheduled absences and making an employer more attractive for recruiting.Read More