female entrepreneur

On Being a Woman Entrepreneur and CEO

I started a business to address an obvious (to me) market need. As an employment lawyer, investigator, and workforce trainer, I could see that companies failed to manage harassment and discrimination issues. I realized that organizations needed a framework to decode messy human interactions, and employees needed wisdom and guidance in real-time and at scale.…

Four Key Trends Learning & Development

Four Learning & Professional Development Trends

As Learning and Development practitioners, our jobs are evolving. We’ve become true partners who lead with business acumen and leverage our learning and organizational development expertise to drive measurable impacts. We use an evolving tech stack to drive learning engagement, and we’ve moved way beyond basic job training into leadership development, teaching modern soft skills…

Why Job Postings Are Productivity Killers

Too often, a new job posting goes up on a company’s careers website without anyone other than HR and the hiring manager having known about the new position. Why is this bad? Because it all too often creates unnecessary workplace drama. Employees with similar positions worry they are getting a new boss, or, worse yet,…

people analytics

How People Analytics Can Gauge Company Culture

Data is arguably HR’s most important asset. People analytics play a key role in recruiting and workforce management, and many believe we’ve barely scratched the surface of what is possible. At the same time that culture analytics become more sophisticated, HR professionals are highlighting the importance of soft skills such as such as collaboration, communication…

New York Expands Harassment & Discrimination Laws

Less than one year after sexual harassment training became mandatory under New York State and New York City law, the state legislature has enacted extensive reforms to anti-discrimination laws. Here’s what it means for human resources and compliance professionals and your sexual harassment training and prevention initiatives, and its potential impact on your workplace culture.…

3 Steps for Building a Culture of Trust

3 Steps to Build a Culture of Trust

Most talent professionals will tell you that we’re in the middle of a talent shortage and it’s a growing challenge to recruit and retain a high performing workforce. The Bureau of Labor Statistics in the US has reported that tenure of professionals has been in a steady decline since 2000. In response, dozens of companies…