How to successfully work across countries, languages and cultures by Tsedal Neeley for Harvard Biz Review According to a recent McKinsey Global Institute report, the number of people in the global labor force will reach 3.5 billion by 2030 — and yet there will still be a shortage of skilled workers. The result is likely to be intensified global…

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Discover our best selection of the HR articles of July!! The Leadership Skill Everybody Needs — And 90% Of Managers Lack by Liz Ryan There are good reasons it’s easy to find lousy managers in virtually every industry and function. It is no surprise that nearly every working person has one Bad Boss story ready to share, if not…

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When an organization has to cover a new position for its business needs, it can choose between two routes: either turn to the organization’s internal talent and promotion processes or hire external professionals who fit in with the company’s needs and culture. According to a study by the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania…

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Do Not Miss GlocalThinking’s Monthly Selection of the 5 Best HR Blog Posts Worldwide: 4 Steps to Becoming More Inquisitive as Leader by Tanveer Naseer In my previous piece, where I shared the story of how a past leadership failure helped me to learn to become a better listener, I pointed out that one of…

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The value of a business (and a life) lies in the value of its relationships. We judge professionals and companies on their results, but good personal and organizational performance originates from the ability to create intense and lasting bonds. Relationship capital is one of the most important assets of companies and whoever works in them….

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Much has been written about the similarities between Marketing and HR strategies. For both disciplines, the customer/employee is placed at the heart of their strategies aimed to understand and meet their needs. Today, consumers are making new demands of companies. They expect much more and are better informed. They are accustomed to moving around in…

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Recently while I was documenting the phenomenon of gamification to use it to reduce an employee’s learning curve for a given tool, I came across a book titled “Gamestorming: A Playbook for Innovators, Rulebreakers, and Changemakers” by Dave Gray, Sunni Brown and James Macanufo.

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