This was one of the most chaotic and “news-filled” week we’ve had in a while. In this podcast I want to recap what happened and give you some perspective. The bottom line is that most of these stories are about trust, leadership, and the need to invest in people. (Of course I want to tie ... Read more»
For the last three years we’ve been worried about burnout, mental health, and work life balance during the pandemic. This week a new issue has emerged. A new Mercer study of employee sentiment found that pay has suddenly become the number one factor in satisfaction at work.
When asked “what keeps workers up at ... Read more»
After several weeks travelling to conferences and talking with clients I want to riff on a bunch of urgent topics: How do we create pay equity when inflation is running at over 8%? How do we get people “back to the office” when 55% of job candidates now want fully remote work? How do we ... Read more»
It has been a crazy year so far, as inflation and recession worries abound. In this podcast I will try to demystify what’s going on and give you what I believe is your mandate as an HR leader or HR professional in the mess of information coming your way.
Over the last few months, the stock and bond markets have been devastated. After nearly twelve years of effectively zero interest rates, the US Fed is raising rates steadily. Why? The government has been flooding the market with cash for a decade and it’s time to clean things up.
While this is not going to ... Read more»
Everywhere you go people are talking about inflation. And for good reason: this month we saw an annual 7% inflation rate, the biggest gain in 39 years. And as I see it, this is likely to continue, so what are we going to do?
First, Why The Inflation?
While there are many contributing causes, ... Read more»
In this podcast I discuss inflation. Why do we have it? How long will it be here? And most importantly of all, what does Inflation do to our wages, recruiting, and pay and benefits programs?
As you’ll hear, inflation really does change your perspective on all aspects of talent management: it pushes you to clarify ... Read more»