Get Your Talent in Shape

Organizations have been speaking for years about an alphabet of talent shapes—T-shaped, M-shaped, P-shaped, E-shaped, π-shaped, and I-shaped—that can help develop company strategy and maintain a pipeline of diverse capabilities.[1] If you’re unfamiliar with these talent shapes, they may be best understood as members of the following two groups: Semi-specialist profiles: T-, π-, and Y-shaped […]

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Building the Four Pillars to Support a Positive Employee Experience

Some aspects of employee experience, such as recruiting and onboarding experiences, are temporary, but other touchpoints can span an employee’s entire employment life cycle and color his or her total experience with an organization. Four elements in particular—the HR operating model, technology, people analytics, and the physical workplace—serve as foundational pillars that underlie and permeate […]

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Talent on the Move! Inspiring a Better Employee Experience through Internal Mobility

Half of today’s employees are searching for new jobs or browsing job postings.[1] But they aren’t necessarily looking for a raise or even a promotion. Instead, workers want new skills, capabilities, and responsibilities that may not be available in their current roles. In other words, they want to better themselves. Surprisingly, many organizations continue to […]

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Help us uncover what drives Rewards impact. Participate in our first-ever High-Impact Rewards Survey now!

How do your Rewards programs help shape the employee experience? Is your Rewards function keeping up with the new world of work? Rewards offerings are among the most fundamental and effective levers that employers can apply to attract, engage, motivate, develop, and retain employees, and thereby drive desired business outcomes. Our definition of “total rewards” […]

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