August 5, 2011
“As we look ahead into the next century, leaders will be those who empower others.”
Following several high-profile leadership failures, increasing pressures from corporate boards and general dissatisfaction with development offerings, all companies are paying greater attention to the quality of current and future leaders. Based on the presentation he delivered at the recent International Personnel Assessment Council (IPAC) Conference in D.C., Dr. Todd Harris' latest blog revelas best-practice research, approaches and challenges faced when identifying, grooming and retaining high-potential talent.
August 4, 2011
Nancy Clark, president of Leadership Dynamics, a PI Worldwide Member firm conducted an informal survey asking, how do you really feel about your boss? The results were surprising and very telling of how employees truly percieve their superiors and what value, if any, they are recieving from their working relationship. Do you have a boss that fits one of the characterizations offered below?
August 4, 2011
Dr. Todd Harris comments on a new trend highlighted by the New York Times around companies shying away from hiring long-term unemployed candidates. Dr. Harris offers an I/O's perspective on this concept addressing questions like, can this approach be considered discriminatory? Will this ultimately hurt or help companies make good hires?
March 15, 2011
While domestically the job to-hire ratio remains disproportionate, the same equation is some what flipped on its head in other parts of the world. Particularly, in emerging markets often referred to as BRIC, global companies are involved in a different “war for talent.” Following a recent Q&A in the Wall Street Journal Blog with Microsoft India’s head of HR about their increased demand for employees, the PI Worldwide Science team explores how talent acquisition methods are changing in emerging markets, both from the employer and applicant points of views.
February 21, 2011
According to the Financial Times
, Internet giant Google is revamping its complex hiring style a midst major company growth. Dr. Todd Harris evaluates the process and discusses how companies (of any size) should approach hiring and selection.