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Monday, June 29, 2020
In tough times, we’re forced to have the difficult conversations we don’t want to have. But how leaders handle them makes a dramatic difference. Listen to this podcast now!
Sunday, June 28, 2020
Navigating the pandemic response lifecycle: Employers will move through three distinct phases as they navigate the pandemic: Respond, Return and Reinvent. Employers will alternate between the phases depending on the course of the pandemic, government responses, and the resilience of their industry and business. Respond: Immediate actions employers are taking. Reactive, focused on ensuring business […]
Sunday, June 28, 2020
Onboarding: Investing in the New Hire Experience Jun 30, 2020 11:00 AM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)   Maintaining new hire excitement and positivity during times of change is an important differentiator for leaders. Research indicates that newly hired talent decide within the first six months whether or not to stay with the organization – […]
Sunday, June 28, 2020
Your Challenge There is currently no vaccine for COVID-19. COVID-19 protocols are required to ensure health & safety and to prevent outbreaks. COVID-19 protocols require organizations to assess and change current operations and workplace layouts to ensure the health & safety of employees, clients, customers, the public, and other stakeholders. Organizations operating in different regions […]
Tuesday, June 2, 2020
Employee experience is not about perks — it’s a mindset shift that puts your people at the heart of what you do. This is not only important in a prosperous, employee-led economy, but also during times of crisis or economic stress. The world is watching how companies are responding today, and that response will have […]
Tuesday, June 2, 2020
Date: Wednesday, June 17, 2020 Time: 1:00pm – 2:00pm EDT REGISTER HERE: https://thetalentcompany.zoom.us/webinar/register/7315874 968132/WN_kVjFEauyS7KRnGnM38uwTQ If you have any questions related to this topic, please contact Liane Taylor at 905-334-5715 or liane.taylor@thetalent.co
Tuesday, May 26, 2020
The social enterprise at work Paradox as a path forward Our 2020 Global Human Capital Trends report is anchored in the greatest paradox facing enterprises today: How can organizations remain distinctly human in a technology-driven world? Over the past 10 years of publishing our annual human capital trends report, we’ve seen organizations, governments, and workers […]
Wednesday, May 20, 2020
Do your managers and employees face constant change and increased complexity? This takes a mental and physical toll, making it increasingly challenging to respond with resilience to change and adversity. Building resilience is complex. It requires attention to both mindset and behavior and can be impacted by work and personal factors. Download McLean & Company’s Train Managers to Build […]
Wednesday, May 20, 2020
As the coronavirus crisis impacts our society, it creates some unique challenges for boards. One of the major issues under consideration is whether the chief executive officer who took you to this point is the same leader who can take your company through this challenge and beyond. READ ON!
Thursday, May 14, 2020
More employees are working from home than ever before. Employee performance will play a key role in how organizations recover and it is critical that managers act quickly to support those who may be struggling, while not turning a blind eye to performance issues. Download the blueprint Bring Employees Back to the Workplace Amid the […]
Thursday, May 14, 2020
Tuesday, June 2, 2020; Time: 11:00am – 12:00pm EDT REGISTER HERE: https://thetalentcompany.zoom.us/webinar/register/8515874 966855/WN_RvPggiouRsWKTxoWyf6VCw If you have any questions related to this topic, please contact Kathleen Jinkerson at 416-342-1979 or kathleen.jinkerson@thetalent.co    
Monday, May 11, 2020
In an altered world, preparation is critical to success. Organizations need to rapidly re-evaluate fundamental business and talent priorities as we enter a new phase of living with the pandemic. Questions including, how, what, and where work is done will be different for every organization. Employers must take action now to enable a thriving workforce […]
Thursday, May 7, 2020
Topic: Engaging Talent During Turbulent Times: Panel Discussion with Talent Leaders | Host: Liane Taylor, MA, CHRL, ACC, Practice Leader, Leadership & Career Engagement, The Talent Company Description: Join us as we welcome an exceptional panel of Talent Leaders to share their perspective on ways to engage talent in today’s environment. This interactive session will […]
Thursday, May 7, 2020
More employees are working from home than ever before. Employee performance will play a key role in how organizations recover and it is critical that managers act quickly to support those who may be struggling, while not turning a blind eye to performance issues. Download our blueprint Manage Poor Performance While Working From Home to help you […]
Tuesday, May 5, 2020
The Coronavirus is now becoming a global pandemic and causing a major disruption in supply chains running through China. The contagion is significantly affecting many industry sectors but most significantly the manufacturing arena, causing unforeseen business interruption losses around the world. As companies look to their corporate insurance policies to respond to this peril, the […]
Tuesday, May 5, 2020
An economic crisis isn’t coming. It’s here. And tumultuous times like this are business- and culture-defining moments. As the world struggles to contain the Covid-19 pandemic, your executives are facing some of the toughest decisions of their careers and having more impact on your organization than ever. They’ll need to make hard and sometimes gut-wrenching […]
Friday, May 1, 2020
UNLOCK THIS BLUEPRINT NOW! Your Challenge COVID-19 has thrown organizations globally into a panicked frenzy as they attempt to adopt and scale operations to align with government recommendations and keep employees safe. Enforced data privacy best practices may contradict procedures that are implemented in the best interest of employees’ safety. Processes adapted as a part […]
Friday, May 1, 2020
This is a monitor of health, community/social activity, financial and economic indicators that will signal when the rebound stage has arrived. LAUNCH DELOITTE’S LIVE LOOK NOW!
Thursday, April 30, 2020
As many of us look at how businesses can survive during this pandemic-induced business slowdown (or shutdown for many), it should be obvious that leadership is more important than ever. The leadership choices being made today will have profound and long-term impacts not only on the business, but on employee engagement and loyalty. Most leaders […]
Thursday, April 30, 2020
As your organization plans for the return to work, questions about the impact of COVID-19 remain. Employees will begin leaving isolation, but in doing so face new and rapidly changing risks. The workplace they are returning to will be different to the one they were in just a few weeks ago, as Canadians have experienced […]
Tuesday, April 28, 2020
Even in times of considerable uncertainty, businesses across the country must remain operational with recruitment and hiring taking on new significance. Now, more than ever, HR and TA professionals are tasked with finding top talent, best suited for the job, and least likely to turnover. It is easy to mistake simple hiring-process metrics, such as […]
Tuesday, April 28, 2020
Thursday, May 7th @ 2 PM Register: https://lhh.zoom.us/webinar/register/5515874167251/WN_cwlFQOnKR9SdH1NNx9LVHw Social distancing has added an extra layer of complexity to traditional hiring and onboarding processes. With a few adjustments, it is possible to maintain the momentum of your existing program while seamlessly transitioning to a digital recruitment model. In this one-hour webinar, Robert Hosking, Senior Vice President […]
Friday, April 24, 2020
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Friday, April 24, 2020
As we enter a middle phase of the COVID-19 pandemic, our clients are rapidly moving from shock and crisis to thinking about a world that will be changed for the foreseeable future. There is a good reason to do so. As much of the industrialized world remains in quarantine, we are all changing the way […]
Wednesday, April 22, 2020
COVID-19 is forcing companies to rethink traditional workplace models. Many are scrambling to send their employees home to work—an experiment that will test the fiber of relationships between employees and employers, and could dramatically impact how we work forever. Here are some things that individuals and organizations can do to make the transition to remote […]
Wednesday, April 22, 2020
How do I guide my team during this crisis? How do I help my team cope, deal with the changes, adopt technology without being overwhelmed and somehow still be productive? How do I manage my own mind, and take care of myself during these difficult times? What’s the best way to lead my team remotely…especially when my kids are home, the […]
Monday, April 20, 2020
Your organization’s resiliency starts with the way your employees feel treated through these uncertain times. Your business response to COVID-19 will have a lasting impact on your employee behavior including engagement, productivity and retention. Leveraging a virtual environment to maintain a thriving workforce is not only possible, but essential as we navigate new realities. How […]
Monday, April 20, 2020
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Friday, April 17, 2020
Not in the post-WWII era has the world experienced a combined economic and social challenge like the current COVID-19 pandemic. Governments of the world, to various extents, have increasingly put saving lives and maintaining social stability above economics. Some have moved very quickly, others less so, but step-by-step two priorities have become clear.   Read on […]
Friday, April 17, 2020
Learn the characteristics and behaviors that are found in organizations that have survived a crisis. Join us for our webinar with Christoph Niebel, Chief Sales Officer for LHH, and Mary-Clare Race, Chief Innovation and Product Officer for LHH. In this 45-minute session, we’ll discuss: • Why agile, forward-looking organizations will win • How re-/upskilling can […]
Monday, April 13, 2020
It is nearly impossible to escape from the unending stream of global unrest, and yet, in extraordinary times people turn to their leaders for guidance and reassurance more than ever before. The Edelman’s Trust Barometer of 2019 shows a global population increasingly pessimistic about the future, and with eroding trust in the institutions that govern […]
Monday, April 13, 2020
Chief executive officers and companies are navigating tremendously difficult decisions in response to COVID-19 with regard to how to keep employees and customers safe while remaining financially solvent. Yet other big decisions loom on the horizon. Namely, what are the unintended consequences of slamming the economy to a halt and asking healthy people to remain […]
Monday, April 13, 2020
Anyone in a leadership position at this point in time is likely feeling a great deal of pressure and personal responsibility to do the right thing without the advantage of a clear and dependable playbook. With these unprecedented and uncertain times, we can utilize wisdom from the past to help leaders be a stabilizing force […]