Josh Bersin Articles

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What Is HR Doing To Respond? Take The COVID-19 Pulse of HR Now.

The #1 question on everyone’s mind is “what’s happening now?” Today we are launching an important initiative with MIT and Sloan Management Review to give you real-time updates on “what companies are doing” to respond to COVID-19.

COVID-19 Pulse of HR

This fast, open-ended survey will let you desribe “what’s going on now” in your company, HR department, and ... Read more»

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Can SuccessFactors Lead The HCM Market Again? It Could Be Coming.

If you’re buying HR technology right now, I’m sure your budget is unclear, and many companies will slow down or postpone purchases. What this usually means is that the “incumbent” or bigger vendors win out, since you already have their product. Which leads us to SAP and SuccessFactors.

I’ve been working with SuccessFactors for two ... Read more»

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The Big Reset: Making Sense Of The Coronavirus Crisis

How fast life can change. One day, it feels normal. The next day we’re “sheltering in place” in our homes…distancing ourselves from neighbors when we go for a walk.

It’s a paradoxical time. In the middle of fear, economic crisis, and social distancing there is a growing sense of closeness.  The virus doesn’t discriminate, it ... Read more»

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Message To HR Tech Vendors: Focus On The Problem, Not Your Product

There is so much going on I’m barely keeping up. I’ve already talked with more than 20 companies this week and we’re doing a major webinar next Tuesday The World Changed Overnight: HR and Leadership in a Time of Crisis with five CHROs talking about their strategies.

But there’s one more thing going on. HR ... Read more»

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Coronavirus Response: People First, Economics Second

As we’ve all been in shock at the last week of events (nearly every event, meeting, and conference is now canceled), I’m trying to make some sense of this.

The big message I think we’re learning is that whatever happens, the right response is People First, Business Second.

I’m not an alarmist, but we ... Read more»

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On The Spanish Influenza Outbreak, by F. Scott Fitzgerald

A LETTER FROM F. SCOTT FITZGERALD, QUARANTINED IN 1920 IN THE SOUTH OF FRANCE DURING THE SPANISH INFLUENZA OUTBREAK.

(from a good friend)

Dearest Rosemary,

It was a limpid dreary day, hung as in a basket from a single dull star. I thank you for your letter. Outside, I perceive what may be a collection ... Read more»

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The Coronavirus: Did We Somehow Deserve This?

I travel a lot for work. Last year I think I flew almost 300,000 miles, and while it takes a toll on my sleep, it’s energizing, educational, and lets me go out and serve my clients.

And as I travel I’ve always been amazed by how many people I see in airports. Almost all the ... Read more»

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Cornerstone Acquires Saba: A Market Leader Acquires A Pioneer

Today CornerstoneOnDemand announced plans to acquire Saba, cementing the consolidation of the enterprise learning management systems market. Together, the combined company would have total recurring revenue of around $818 Million in 2019, making the company a near billion-dollar recurring revenue company.

While this makes Cornerstone a force to be reckoned with, it represents the ... Read more»