A Successful Merger Requires a Universal Understanding of Shared Values

Mergers and acquisitions too often start on the wrong foot because your workers, uncertain of how changes will affect them, are in self-protection mode, prone to seeing what’s missing. This attitude will lead to making circumstances and/or people “wrong.” The disease of wrong will turn your merger into a them-against-us proposition that drains productivity and replaces it with the political […]

New Research Highlights Generational Divides — and Overlaps — in Attracting, Retaining, and Engaging Employees

A decade ago, unemployment spiked to 10 percent, its highest level since 1983. Today, it’s below 4 percent. This is by and large great news, but it does mean employers need to work harder to attract and retain talent. However, the tight labor market is just one challenge facing business leaders, HR professionals, and recruiters. These individuals must also contend with the[…]