Talent Edge Weekly – Issue 229


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This issue covers return-to-office, recruiting older workers, a playlist of 5 workplace reports from Q124, driving change through small wins, and how HR can enable an AI-empowered culture.

  1. Return-to-Office Mandates: How to Lose Your Best Performers | MIT Sloan Management Review | Shares why leaders should focus on employee outcomes and accountability rather than in-office appearances.

  2. Redesigning Retirement | Harvard Business Review | Provides strategies for recruiting older workers who are willing to work during “retirement.”

  3. Five Reports from Q124 on Talent and the Workplace | Multiple Sources | My one-page playlist of five workplace reports that were published in Q124.

  4. How AT&T Employees Turned Process Gripes Into $230 Million Saved | MIT Sloan Management Review | AT&T’s Chief Technology Officer shares how addressing seemingly minor frustrations with tools, processes, and systems can have a significant impact on ways of working and organizational outcomes.

  5. HR Champions Generative AI: Embrace Experimentation, Empower People | IBM Institute for Business Value | A 20-page paper on how HR can facilitate an AI-empowered culture. Includes 10 ‘calls to action.’

Also included are the Job Cuts and Layoff Tracker, Chief HR Officer Hire of the week, and more!