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Inside the Cultural Shift at a Legendary Company
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Inside the Cultural Shift at a Legendary Company

How does a 111-year-old technology company survive in the modern age? According to Obed Louissaint, SVP of transformation and culture at IBM, the answer lies in driving a growth mindset and culture shift within the organization by breaking traditional modes of talent acquisition. Leading a cultural transformation at such a massive organization requires more than […]

BY Tania Rahman | July 5, 2022

How One CEO Broke Capitalism—and How We Can Fix It
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How One CEO Broke Capitalism—and How We Can Fix It

In his role as the Corner Office columnist for the New York Times from 2018 to 2022, David Gelles interviewed hundreds of CEOs. In those interviews, one name consistently came up: Jack Welch, who served as chairman and CEO of General Electric between 1981 and 2001. “They would bring up his name unprompted, sometimes as […]

BY Emily Nonko | July 4, 2022

‘We Listened, We Understood, and We Did Something’
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‘We Listened, We Understood, and We Did Something’

When leaders at IPG Media Brands, the global media and marketing firm, noticed that a lot of women, especially the ones with care-giving roles, were leaving the workforce during the pandemic, they promptly convened focus groups. Essentially, women in the groups felt that they couldn’t take a break, said Hermon Ghermay, IPG’s global chief culture officer. […]

BY Angelica Frey | July 3, 2022

How Career Growth Can Be Part of the Employee Experience From the Start
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How Career Growth Can Be Part of the Employee Experience From the Start

It’s increasingly acknowledged that the traditional career ladder is dead. With that begs the question: What should career growth look like and when should it start? “My focus at this point is to literally catch them young,” said Rapti Khurana, VP and head of talent engagement and development at the National Football League. Career growth […]

BY Emily Nonko | June 25, 2022

Why HR Has Risen in Stature: the Competition for Talent
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Why HR Has Risen in Stature: the Competition for Talent

When it comes to promoting HR leaders up the chain of command, in the past companies tended to shut the C-suite door to them. They were often relegated to administrative roles and supervised by executives who might not have much understanding of the value of human capital and its management. But recent years have been […]

BY Michael Stahl | June 4, 2022

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