Podcast on Changing Workforce Demographics

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

A New Frontier for Talent Management?

Today's guest blog post is courtesy of our board member, David Creelman. It's been more than a decade since the 'war for talent' brought talent management to the attention of CEOs. There is now widespread buy-in that talent matters and HR has made great progress in introducing talent management systems and processes. So what's next? … Continue reading A New Frontier for Talent Management?

Scheduling ‘Bottom of the Ladder’ Workers

Thank you to WFI board member David Creelman for the following guest blog post regarding Jody Heymann’s Profit at the Bottom of the Ladder (Harvard Business Press). The book marshals the evidence for investing in ‘bottom of the ladder’ talent. (The fact she landed with that awkward ‘bottom of the ladder’ phrase to describe this … Continue reading Scheduling ‘Bottom of the Ladder’ Workers

Mintzberg on Management

Our board member David Creelman has written a commentary on Henry Mintzberg's new book, Managing.  You can find David's discussion of this book here.  Dr. Mintzberg is a professor at the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University in Montreal and a frequent contributor to publications like the Wall Street Journal, BusinessWeek, Fast Company, etc. … Continue reading Mintzberg on Management

Guest Blog: The Frustration of Turnover

A Guest Post from our Board Member David Creelman -  I remember that I used to make a point of learning the names of new interns, but after a few years it seemed that they came and went so quickly that it was hardly worth the effort.  I imagine that managers of high turnover hourly … Continue reading Guest Blog: The Frustration of Turnover