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The Boomers are Leaving! – How to Create and Implement a Knowledge.

Strategy Driven

How to Create and Implement a Knowledge Transfer Program, part 1 Posted by Ken Ball and Gina Gotsill on November 10, 2010 · 2 Comments The clock is ticking: next year, in 2011, the oldest of the 76 million Baby Boomers turn 65. What’s a manager or executive to do?

How to Strengthen Your Reputation as an Employer

Harvard Business Review

Many companies are aiming to be more transparent and authentic about their products, services, and costs. For example, McDonald’s has an online FAQ about how the company’s food products are made, while Southwest’s Transfarency initiative aims to give customers a clearer picture of the total fare they will pay, with no unexpected fees. But when it comes to communicating authentically about the employee experience, companies still have a long way to go.

Why Do Employees Stay? A Clear Career Path and Good Pay, for Starters

Harvard Business Review

While it’s tempting to dismiss turnover as a fact of life in today’s fast-moving job market, new research shows otherwise. Many reasons employees jump ship are surprisingly simple, and business leaders who don’t ask why workers want to go may be unnecessarily losing people who are pricey to replace. Learn how they do it with this 6 minute video slide deck. Others were employees who moved to a new role and left for a new employer.

When People Don't Know. a Guest Post from Steve Roesler

Kevin Eikenberry

He has designed and delivered leadership and communication programs for some of the world’s largest organizations and has more than 30 years of contributing to speaking, professional development, and high-level executive coaching. Patton did know what to do and how to do it.

How Morale Changes as a Startup Grows

Harvard Business Review

More importantly, we envision an esprit de corps that drives employees to happily burn the midnight oil to build the next big thing. However, this startup cultural utopia invariably hits a rough patch for about 70% of startups in years three to four, regardless of how happy the team was before. ” When we examined and how why this happens, we found that growth does not compensate for this cultural chasm.

The Best Ways Your Organization Can Support Working Parents

Harvard Business Review

In their efforts to do the right thing and woo talent, organizations of all kinds are reaching for headline-grabbing solutions. Not to worry: The most powerful work-life solutions are ones every organization can implement. Over the past decade of leading human-capital and work-life efforts at Fortune 500 companies, I’ve advised management teams and coached individuals struggling to balance the competing demands of work and home. What are their attrition patterns?

What’s Holding Women in Medicine Back from Leadership

Harvard Business Review

Women are also in the minority when it comes to senior authorship ( 10% ) and Editors-In-Chief ( 7% ) at prestigious medical journals. For example, women do not achieve promotions or advancement to leadership positions at the same rate as their male peers. Evidence shows that women in academic medicine experience greater challenges finding mentors and sponsors than men, and that this gap likely contributes to career disparities. Career flexibility.

How Deloitte Consulting LLP and Salesforce Are Using Technology to Transform the Employee Experience - SPONSOR CONTENT FROM DELOITTE’S CONNECTME AND SALESFORCE

Harvard Business Review

Today’s employees are digital consumers who expect to connect at work with the same ease with which they connect at home. Deloitte’s ConnectMe enables a digital workplace by using insights to connect the workforce to what they need, where and when they need it.

Selling Products Is Good. Selling Projects Can Be Even Better

Harvard Business Review

To understand the difference, think of an athletic shoe company, such as Nike or Adidas. A focus on experiences might mean they sell you a membership to a local running club. A focus on solutions might mean they figure out how to help you reach your goal weight. Selling experiences provides intangible benefits that are hard to quantify and measure, often focusing on meeting the needs of one single customer, preventing any mass production. Branding and marketing.