If there’s one thing the pandemic has taught us, it’s that working remotely is a viable strategy. Yes, we’ve had to make adjustments, including finding ways to integrate work and family responsibilities when one’s “office” is one’s living room, but many of the unwritten assumptions which had traditionally kept many employers from offering telework options have been challenged.
Recently, I was working with a General Counsel who was tasked with putting together an analysis of the pay for their top five leaders in preparation for their annual Board Meeting. As pay equity regulations trend towards increased levels of transparency and as organizations respond to the COVID-19 impact on the US economy, it is no surprise the Board wanted to take a closer look at their executive pay.
Remote working has been a lifesaver during the pandemic - figuratively and literally. But when people are working outside of your secure IT network, they immediately become targets for cybercriminals. According to a recent Deloitte survey, phishing attacks have increased by a massive 26% in the past year.
On Friday, February 5, 2021, Helios HR hosted the Human Capital Impact Forum: Future-Proof Your People Strategy for 2021. The virtual event brought together over 150 HR and C-level leaders and was moderated Helios HR’s President, Ethan Gill, and included panelists: Monica Dalwadi, Managing Partner at Baker Tilly; Erin Ogburn, Chief People Officer at Kearney & Company; and Vandana Sinha, Editor-in-Chief at the Washington Business Journal.
A surprising number of companies still rely on a reactive recruitment strategy. They wait until a vacancy opens up, and then they put a HELP WANTED sign in the window – or they do the digital equivalent, which is placing an ad on a job board.
Most training and development programs didn’t go quite according to plan last year, for obvious reasons. But that doesn’t mean that the world of training and development technology has fallen behind. In fact, we could be on the cusp of a learning revolution.