January 2017

27
Jan

7 of the Biggest Business Risks in 2017 (Part Two)

In part one of our series on reducing business risks, we spoke with Brian Dershaw, a partner in Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP’s Labor & Employment group, about three key business risks that leaders should be thinking about: a lack of actionable workforce insights, company reputation, and the challenges that can come with mergers and acquisitions. “’Employment related lawsuits are

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26
Jan

Communication & Your People Plan: How to Turn Employees Into Advocates

Great business plans require great execution. Whether you’re implementing a plan for a fiscal year, a specific initiative or in response to feedback from an employee survey, you’ll go further, faster if you successfully engage employees in the process. After development of the plan itself, the most important task is to connect your business strategy with your people strategy. That

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17
Jan

How Does Employee Engagement Affect Company Performance?

A recent cover story in the Association for Talent Development highlighted much of what our bread and butter is here at Talmetrix: how a culture of engagement is tied to improved company performance, manager effectiveness, retention, and productivity.  Here are a few other noteworthy articles on the topic, including where people analytics will continue to come into play in the

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12
Jan

People Practices & Organization Design: Bersin’s Predictions for Change in 2017

Bersin by Deloitte continually delivers research designed to help organizations in their HR, talent, and learning strategies. These research-based strategies help leaders deliver better performance and to develop their people.

5
Jan

7 of the Biggest Business Risks in 2017 (Part One)

While every business has its own risks, these risks are also opportunities, points out Brian Dershaw, a partner in Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP’s Labor & Employment group, during our conversation with him on the topic of risk mitigation and the tie to employee engagement and culture. Dershaw has broad experience serving as employment and labor counsel and outside general

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