Report: Hybrid Work Is Just Work. Are We Doing It Wrong? | Microsoft Work Trend Index Pulse Report

Leadership & Culture

As the workforce becomes increasingly hybrid, leaders must develop the skills and mindset to lead in this environment. This new 27-page Microsoft Work Trend Index Pulse report points to three urgent pivots that every leader should make to navigate this new work landscape. The report is based on survey responses from over 20,000 people in 11 …

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The Moments That Matter for Culture in the Hybrid World | Gartner

Leadership & Culture

As organizations continue to navigate from predominantly in-person work to hybrid or remote work, a segment of leaders remains skeptical about these work arrangements. According to a Conference Board report on 2022 CEO and C-Suite priorities, 46 percent of surveyed CEOs expect that hybrid work models will decrease the strength of their organizational culture. One of the main reasons cited …

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Is Proximity Bias Creeping Into Your Talent Review Process in Light of Remote and Hybrid Work? | Brian Heger

Talent Management

Most organizations conduct some form of a talent review process. And with many organizations faced with current talent acquisition and retention challenges, the organizational talent review can help address these concerns. As a result, talent leaders continue to identify opportunities to improve the effectiveness of their talent review practices by asking and answering questions, such …

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How to Redefine Total Rewards for the Hybrid Workforce | Gartner

Workforce Trends

As remote and hybrid work continues to take hold in many organizations, employers are re-evaluating various talent policies and practices. One area in which remote and hybrid work has implications is total rewards. This article addresses how the benefits of hybrid work and location flexibility create challenges for total rewards leaders in four areas: 1) the …

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6 Ways to Make Performance Reviews More Fair | Harvard Business Review

Talent Management

Effective performance management (PM) aims to provide objective and fair performance feedback. And while most people try to be meritocratic when assessing the performance of others, PM is imperfect and subject to bias. This article identifies several sources of bias in the performance-review process and shares six behavioral nudges — four for managers and two for employees …

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Implications of “Work from Anywhere” – When Remote Workers Cross State Lines | ADP

Workforce Trends

Employers continue to adjust work practices and policies to enable remote and hybrid work. And while much of the attention has focused on workers’ preferences for remote work and organizational policies on the topic (e.g., expectations of the number of days in a physical work location), greater attention is now being paid to other implications …

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July Issue of Gartner’s HR Leaders Monthly: The Importance of Culture In Hybrid Work | Gartner

Leadership & Culture

Many organizations continue to adjust their practices, processes, and business operations to support permanent hybrid work models. However, a segment of leaders remains skeptical about the effectiveness of hybrid working. One reason for this skepticism is leaders’ belief that hybrid work will erode aspects of the organizational cultures they have spent years building. According to …

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The Business Case For Diversity May Be Backfiring, A New Study Shows | Fortune

Leadership & Culture

Diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) initiatives are often presented as part of a business case for why organizations should make DEI a priority. As referenced in this article, 404 of the Fortune 500 companies included the business case for diversity on their corporate website by suggesting that diversity was important because it would contribute to …

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A Roadmap to Sourcing Talent in the Remote World | Gartner

Talent Acquisition

According to a new McKinsey paper, “Americans Are Embracing Flexible Work—and They Want More of It,” 35 percent of sampled job holders report they can work from home full-time, and 23 percent can do so part-time. Job seekers also report that “autonomy over where and when they work” is among the top three reasons they are looking …

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Report: Rural’s Rise: Shifting Trends in Rural and Urban Job Postings | Emsi Burning Glass

Workforce Trends

Since the start of the pandemic, there have been reports on how remote work is one reason people continue to move from cities to less dense, rural areas. One benefit for a segment of those making these moves is that they can move to less expensive housing markets while retaining their higher incomes earned in …

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