HR Advisors Group is in the process of undergoing our five year strategic planning. This got me thinking that when an organization evaluates their mission, vision, goals or marketing description, it’s important to think about human capital as well. Does your organization have the talent to be able to meet the defined goals and objectives laid out in a strategic plan?
At the A/E Advisors CEO Forum that I attended in Scottsdale, AZ last month, one of the round table topics was “Ensuring Cultural and Organizational Alignment.” What does that really mean?
Many of the younger members of today’s workforce went through high school and college with a minimum requirement of volunteer hours necessary for graduation. This became more than just a requirement for them; it became a way of life. Gen X and Gen Y workers want to continue this practice of volunteerism in their lives through their workplace.
Rapid changes in technology and business practices require a skilled and knowledgeable workforce with employees who are adaptive, flexible and focused on the future. Ensuring that employee development is current and effective can provide many challenges to small and large organizations alike.
As today’s workforce continues to evolve and change, and competition for highly skilled talent increases, more and more employers are looking for ways to attract and retain the best of the best.