HR executives from leading companies offer insights into the top five trends transforming business.
Lisa Thompson, LPC, PCC – VP & Professional Career Coach, Pearson Partners International For the first time in the modern U.S. workforce, five generations are working alongside each other and competing for opportunities. Each of these generations, having come of age in different cultural and economic environments, has developed distinct fundamental values and predominant work styles. These differences raise a wide range of challenges and complexities for organizations, including attracting, developing […]
By Lisa Thompson, LPC, PCC, Vice President Faced with a shortage of skilled labor and a highly competitive recruiting environment, a growing number of companies are adding a chief talent officer (CTO) to serve as a strategic partner to the senior leadership team. In a tight job market, the CTO is laser-focused on acquiring and managing the human resources needed for long-term, sustainable success. In addition to […]
Lisa Thompson, LPC, PCC – Managing Director, Professional Services Finding the right senior executive for an opening in the C-suite can be a challenging proposition. The ideal CEO, CFO, COO, board member or other top executive needs to have the right skill set, as well as the ability to become part of the senior leadership team and fit in with a new corporate culture. Most importantly, the senior executive should […]
More than a century ago, Henry Ford introduced mass production to the automobile industry. As the first Model T cars rolled off the assembly line, he reportedly said, “You can have any color you want, as long as it’s black.” Today, that one-size-fits-all approach in the automotive industry has evolved into a vast array of customer choices. That same transformation is gathering speed in the HR benefits arena, as savvy […]
DFW HR Roundtable Featuring Elizabeth Naylor, Ebenezer Wellness Recognizing the importance of promoting good health in the workplace, Pearson Partners invited nutrition expert Elizabeth Naylor, founder of Ebenezer Wellness, to speak at the April 10 bimonthly meeting of the DFW HR Roundtable, a networking and knowledge-sharing group of senior human resources executives in the North Texas area. Here is a summary of her comments about avoiding the “big four” health […]
On February 12, 2013, Pearson Partners hosted the bimonthly DFW HR Roundtable, a networking and knowledge-sharing group of senior human resources executives in the North Texas area. The topic was “Accelerating Business Through Human Resources,” presented by Jay Beck, account director, and Vic Dayal, executive compensation consultant, in the Dallas office of Towers Watson, a global HR consulting firm. Here is a summary of their remarks, followed by two […]