Author: Josh Bersin

5 steps to developing a cutting edge HR strategy

The growing global economy has created a new set of talent and workforce challenges, and HR strategies need to adapt accordingly, writes Josh Bersin How compelling, up to date and business relevant is your HR strategy? Our research shows that now is the time to revisit this question. First, what […]

What form of goal setting, team management and tools should we use to actually improve productivity?

How HR can drive productivity

If we focus on the tools and practices managers need to drive performance, the value HR adds can go up by orders of magnitude, writes Josh Bersin One of the most frustrating HR practices in business today is the annual performance appraisal or performance management process. While most companies continue […]

HR needs to focus on doing the right things for the business if performance is to flourish

5 keys to high performance in today’s workplace

Josh Bersin discusses the five key changes HR can implement to ensure business performance flourishes in today’s new world of work High performance in today’s workplace is increasingly difficult. People are flooded with emails, text messages, conference calls and meetings (we call this “the overwhelmed employee” problem, which almost three-quarters […]

There are 5 elements to creating an irresistible organisation and address employee disengagement before it becomes a problem. Source: Thinkstock

5 steps to building an irresistible organisation

There are five elements to creating a work environment that attracts, excites and engages younger, ambitious and highly talented people, writes Josh Bersin Businesses have gone through tremendous stress over the past few years… and so has the workforce. The Deloitte Global Human Capital Trends 2014 report shows that as […]

A new operating model for HR

There is a pressing need to redesign the role of HR as the traditional model of HR is not keeping up with business, writes Josh Bersin Pressure has been building on the human resources function during the past few years. Organisations are struggling with a number of talent challenges (global […]