Dear Reader Be careful what you wish for, lest it comes true. This famous saying from Aesop’s fables (ca. 260 BC) is on my mind as I am writing this message. In my letter to you a year ago, I appealed for HR to step up to the challenge of transformative change. Well, I got
The pandemic has left us with unprecedented challenges. More than ever, HR is confronted with embracing the future of work and taking the lead in co-creating the new normal. Here is a guide to the most likely trends to affect HR in 2021. As we leave an unparalleled year behind us, we ask ourselves: What
Special Edition ‘SAFe Summit 2020’ | The People Runway of the ART Welcome to a special edition of our Agile HR Insider. Today we are presenting the ‘People Runway’ of the ART at the Global SAFe Summit 2020. The talk is essentially outlining the importance of putting people centerstage to accelerate your agile transformation. Because
Agile in Times of a Pandemic COVID-19 is not why we face a revolution of work, but it has undoubtedly accelerated the need to rethink the way we work and connect with people. It goes without saying agility and adaptability are no longer a choice; they are a necessity. And we will need any advantage
Agile Human Factor According to the meteorological calendar, September 1st was the beginning of autumn. Summer 2020 will remain in our memories as the summer of staycations and quarantines, but we hope you all had an enjoyable vacation time, nonetheless. Autumn seems to continue very much the same way summertime ended: with unprecedented challenges. Throughout
Our (Virtual) Summer Tour: Copenhagen-Cairo-Brazil Even during the best of times, rest and relaxation are important to maintain overall well-being. No wonder we are all ready for some downtime after months of dealing with more uncertainty and complexity than we had ever thought we could possibly handle. So, with the summer vacation season on the
6 Months and 1 Pandemic Later When we published our annual trends last year, we were certain transformative change is ahead for HR. But even we could not have predicted just how transformative 2020 would be. The phrase ‘we live in volatile, uncertain, complex, and ambiguous (VUCA) times’ has never been more of an understatement.
Innovation is the pulse of any flourishing business, and yet many companies still have a narrow view on innovation: one that lacks vision and strategy while underestimating the role of HR in creating a sustainable culture of innovation. Our Thought Leader, Fabiola Eyholzer, will join the AGILE100 virtual conference series to talk about this topic.
As more and more countries are beginning to loosen the restrictions implemented during the height of Covid-19 organizations have begun to explore what their new normal might look like, and all eyes are on HR. As we start to shape what the expectations are for this new world, we also need to be very
JLS training courses are eligible to all SHRM-CPs or SHRM-SPCs for professional development recertification credits. We are honored to announce this accolade as we share a mutual commitment with SHRM to elevate the HR profession and create better workplaces where both employees and employers may excel together. To maintain SHRM certification, HR professionals must earn