Talent Leadership Articles

  • 6 Tips to Build Your Influence and Get Your Ideas Heard

    January 21, 2020

    As a speaker and leadership coach, my passion and purpose in life is to help leaders to embrace the future of work, and leverage their influence to create positive lasting change. If you’re a leader of people in your organization, and you likely are — even if you don’t have people reporting to you on an organization chart — your role provides huge opportunities...

  • How a Diversity Scorecard Helps Salesforce Keep Equality Top of Mind for Its Leaders

    October 28, 2019

    Salesforce is best known for its ubiquitous customer relationship management (CRM) platform. But, increasingly, it’s making a name for itself as a leader on diversity issues — it has spent millions to close gender and racial pay gaps and taken frontline stands on issues impacting the LGBTQ+ community. But, like much of the tech world, Salesforce has also...

  • How to Build a Successful, Scalable Reskilling Program at Your Company

    October 21, 2019

    According to the World Economic Forum, more than half (54%) of all employees will require significant reskilling or upskilling by 2022. But while many companies are pledging to train their people, some experts caution this may not be enough. “When we talk about learning and development, a lot of people think about training,” says James Engel, chief learning...

  • How an Interviewer Scorecard Has Increased the Quality of...

    September 23, 2019

    Everyone in talent acquisition seems focused on interview questions, but the real art of interviewing is in knowing what to make of...

  • 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...

  • Here’s How Your Word Choices Could Affect Hiring...

    July 31, 2019

    Currently, over 50,000 job descriptions on LinkedIn include the word “aggressive.” Whether to highlight sales goals, describe the...