Earlier this month, I had a discussion with Workforce Institute board members David Creelman, Mark Lange and Dr. Tim Porter O'Grady about their perspectives on how changes in the age demographics of the workplace are likely to impact organizations. There have been multiple stories about this in the news lately including this recent NPR broadcast … Continue reading Podcast on Changing Workforce Demographics
There is lots of good information contained in the newly released 2010 IBM Global CHRO study, a survey of 700 Chief Human Resource Officers around the globe. According to their collective self-assessments, the biggest gaps that need to be addressed by CHRO's are: Cultivating creative leaders — who can more nimbly lead in complex, global … Continue reading 2010 IBM Global CHRO Study
Today's guest blog post is contributed by Dr. Kristin Charles, a staffing scientist at Kronos. I remember my first job as a hostess at a local pizza chain. It sounded so glamorous—greeting people with a smile, showing them to their table, saying good-night as they left full and happy. What I didn’t expect was being … Continue reading Realistic Job Previews – Unveiling the "Ick Factor"
Today's post is written by Dr. Tim Porter-O'Grady, a member of the board of advisors for the Workforce Institute at Kronos. A long time nursing champion and educator, he writes here about the importance of collaboration between health care providers and vendors in the drive to optimize the design and application of workforce management solutions … Continue reading Creating a Good Fit for Quality of Care