From the Editor – by Dan VanDer Hey

Normal. It is a word that does not always carry with it a positive connotation. Even less common is the belief that normal would be something of aspiration. Welcome to 2020 and the impact of COVID-19. In this quarter’s issue of Workforce Solutions Review you will read many references to “normal”. The new normal, a return to normal, business as ...

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For real HR impact, focus on people analytics now, not digital transformation – by Lexy Martin

For the past few years, the focus of a multitude of organizations spanning across industries has been pursuing HR digital transformation. The ideal goal of this transformation is the empowerment of the employee and a shift in thinking across the organization ultimately leading to a digital and data-driven mindset. But over time, most have lost sight of that goal, instead ...

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Agile Leadership in Action During a Crisis – Top 7 Practices to Build Organizational Resilience and Develop HR Leaders – by Wayne Tarken

What is Agile HR? Is it the same as IT? Is a typical question I hear people ask. Many believe agile is for IT, not for HR. A common misconception that has prevented Agile’ s wider adoption into HR…until now. As HR leaders face a variety of challenges such as Covid-19, racial inequalities and remote work, they are searching for ...

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Making Payroll More Strategic – by Catherine Honey

The payroll function is an essential part of any organization. After all, our employees don’t work for free. Payroll professionals are recognized as important, even essential. But strategic? Let’s be honest—most people wouldn’t use “payroll” and “strategic” in the same sentence. Perhaps they should. Maybe there’s more to payroll than meets the eye. Payroll has traditionally been thought of as ...

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“Moving the Needle” with Limited Resources – by Roy Altman

A recent survey by Raven Intel (see article this issue) concluded that, due to COVID 19, at least 60% of companies surveyed said that they were cutting costs where they can or will completely cease all investments in HR technology. While we’re dealing with the virus, and for the foreseeable future afterward, HR technology investment will doubtless suffer. Courtesy of ...

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Shifts to Leadership Development Due to the Pandemic – by Bruno Querenet Onfroy de Breville

A company is a community. It is, ultimately, a set of people, with different roles, gathered to achieve one common goal. If one point has been made clear due to the current pandemic and the shift to remote work (for those who could work remotely), it is how critical the human dimension of our business communities is and, therefore, how ...

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