onPeople Blog

Our OnPeople blog posts feature a wide-range of topics.

  • Want Diversity? Put Your Hiring Criteria Under a Microscope

    Want Diversity? Put Your Hiring Criteria Under a Microscope

    If your organization wants to diversify its applicant pool, take a hard look at your existing practices and assumptions.

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  • The Annual Performance Review Is Out, Continuous Performance Management Is In

    The Annual Performance Review Is Out, Continuous Performance Management Is In

    The assessments may have changed, but the importance of seeking out good advice on how to improve performance, and then applying that advice to our work, remains just as important as ever.

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  • Who will be Replaced by a Robot?  What Business & HR Leaders Need to Know

    Who will be Replaced by a Robot? What Business & HR Leaders Need to Know

    By taking a balanced approach leaders will be able to ensure humans and machines can work together to achieve better results than either could achieve on their own.

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  • There Has Never Been a Better Time for Change

    There Has Never Been a Better Time for Change

    We have never been in a better position than we are today. Let’s begin holding ourselves, our colleagues and our leaders accountable for creating a better future. Now is the time.

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  • Four Reasons your Disruptive Talent Will Fail and What to Do About It

    Four Reasons your Disruptive Talent Will Fail and What to Do About It

    To overcome the many challenges that result from advancing innovation, organizations need to clearly understand the potential problems, and take action to minimize the risks.

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  • Three Keys to Successful Leadership Transitions

    Three Keys to Successful Leadership Transitions

    In times of change, even powerful leaders like US President Barack Obama and Republican House Speaker John Boehner find themselves without an office, a title and a clear purpose in life.

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  • We Don't Change Unless...

    We Don't Change Unless...

    It’s hard to make sustainable and meaningful behavioural changes. Although it’s difficult, we can have more probability of success if we leverage feedback, structure, and help.

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  • The Right Coach Matters

    The Right Coach Matters

    The right coach often requires executives to select a coach who is different from them.

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  • Your Brain on Change

    Your Brain on Change

    Neuroscience is teaching us more about how people react to change. How can we use these learnings to help employees manage change more effectively?

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  • How to Protect Your Employer Brand During Restructuring

    How to Protect Your Employer Brand During Restructuring

    Historically companies have provided Career Transition services to help protect their employer brand and reduce risk. How and when companies provide these services is what truly makes the difference.

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  • Will the next generation really hold more gender equal views?

    Will the next generation really hold more gender equal views?

    How many parents are paying close attention to how their children’s views of gender are being shaped? Seize a moment. Shape our youth. Secure our future.

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  • Leveraging Disruptive Talent - Three Key Steps to Getting Results

    Leveraging Disruptive Talent - Three Key Steps to Getting Results

    Finding and engaging talent who can productively disrupt current thinking can be extremely effective and deliver significant business value to an organization.

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  • Are You Missing the Mark on Your Women in Leadership Strategy?

    Are You Missing the Mark on Your Women in Leadership Strategy?

    This article outlines the 4 common misses I see organizations make when thinking about this issue. Do any of these resonate with you?

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  • The Heart of the Female Leadership Pipeline Problem

    The Heart of the Female Leadership Pipeline Problem

    More organizations are getting serious about building their female leadership pipelines. But are we targeting our investment, time and attention in the right place?

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  • Leveraging Human Capital to Win in the Digital Age

    Leveraging Human Capital to Win in the Digital Age

    In this new and demanding reality there are four things that human resources professionals and business leaders can do to increase the likelihood of success.

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  • Why Your Organization Isn’t Ready for 70-20-10

    Why Your Organization Isn’t Ready for 70-20-10

    Many organizations are not ready for the 70-20-10 learning methodology. Learn three common myths about the approach that you need to address in order to truly realize the benefits.

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  • Coffee and Lunch Are The Secret To Being A Better Leader

    Coffee and Lunch Are The Secret To Being A Better Leader

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  • Saluting a Female Trailblazer

    Saluting a Female Trailblazer

    Colonel Jennie Carignan is inspiring a new generation of women that you can serve your country and be yourself doing it.

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  • Why Are We So Afraid of Potential?

    Why Are We So Afraid of Potential?

    I believe that we don’t assess employee potential properly because we are afraid to know. Knowing about employee potential means actually having to make informed decisions about people.

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  • Spy Organization is Family Friendly for Women - What’s Your Excuse?

    Spy Organization is Family Friendly for Women - What’s Your Excuse?

    Women are leaving the traditional organization of today in droves. Many are choosing the path of entrepreneurship or joining more forward thinking organizations.

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