HR Articles

  • 7 Ways HR Looks Different in 2020

    February 13, 2020

    In January 2019, I decided to focus on writing about modern HR and people practices. My aim was to dig into companies and leaders who embrace a more contemporary approach to human resources. What are they doing that’s different? How has the leadership profile changed? Is it making a difference? I interviewed more than 30 people leaders around the world for the...

  • Have We Finally Outgrown HR?

    January 23, 2020

    Not that long ago, I was moderating a panel of chief people officers in San Francisco. The discussion spanned career paths, the future of work, diversity and inclusion, and a host of other topics germane to leading people teams in today’s world of work. One of the more spirited exchanges was during a discussion about the term “human resources” (HR). None of the...

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    The Top Moments for HR in 2019

    December 23, 2019

    Unquestionably, 2019 has been a huge year for HR. (You’re right — HR always has a huge year.) There has been an increased focus on pay equity, workplace harassment, and work flexibility and continued attention on finding star employees in a historically tight talent market. This year, too, the issues central to HR on a daily basis have often woven themselves...

  • VaynerMedia’s Chief Heart Officer Reveals the Secrets to a ...

    October 3, 2019

    Claude Silver had a great career. As senior vice president at VaynerMedia, she loved her team and had a great relationship with her...

  • 3 Reasons Why People Analytics Should Be a Priority for...

    August 27, 2019

    We’ve run the numbers and the results suggest that it’s time for HR professionals to add data analytics to their tool belts, if they...

  • These Companies Are Reinventing Their Health Benefits — and...

    April 17, 2019

    In 1942, at the height of the Second World War, U.S. employers faced a serious crisis. With so many workers engaged in military...