Jeff Higgins

Jeff Higgins, CEO of the Human Capital Management Institute. With his unique experience as a senior HR executive and former CFO, he helps organizations rapidly advance their analytics and workforce planning journey to unlock billions of dollars in workforce ROI. He is a founding member of the Workforce Intelligence Consortium and a member of the SHRM Global Standards Committee on human capital. He can be reached at jeff.higgins@hcminst.com.

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Moving Forward With Human Capital Reporting

Why do we need human capital metrics and reporting in company disclosures? Can we agree that the Coronavirus crisis is a human crisis requiring people-centric measurement and solutions? The last great crisis in the US was the financial crisis of 2007-2009. If the pandemic is a uniquely human crisis, the most powerful driver in our …

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Using Analytics to Solve the DEI Challenge

The Covid-19 pandemic brought major change and upheaval to work and personal lives. But another major change in 2020 and 2021 has been the increasing push to prioritize Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) in the workplace. Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) is certainly not a new concept in the world of business. For many, the …

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One Step Closer to a Permanent “Seat at the Table”: The SEC’s Regulation S-K HCM Disclosure Revisions

On August 26, 2020, the US Securities and Exchange Commission (“the SEC”) announced its first significant set of investor disclosure requirement revisions in the past 30 years. These revisions require that investor communications such as prospectuses and annual reports include more detailed descriptions of human capital management risks and impacts to the organization. They are …

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A New Era for HR, A New Human Capital Reporting Standard

What if human capital could be valued and its contribution quantified in the form of productivity or return? What if the return on human capital could be definitively linked to business results? While intriguing, these questions are largely muted by the fact that no clear formulas or standards have existed upon which organizations could rely, …

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