More and more employers accept the fact that the power has shifted from employer to employee. Professionals carefully design their career, and are committed to contribute to the purpose of “most admired employers” as long as that contributes to their personal development. The ideal tenure to both contribute in the best way to the corporation, as well as to maintain a steep enough learning curve is 8-10 years, not life-time-employment.
In this FORBES article by Jeanne Meister the value of Employee Experience is shared; “forward looking HR departments like those at IBM and General Electric. HR leaders such as Diane Gherson at IBM, and Susan Peters at General Electric, are transforming HR to deliver an employee experience that is human centered, uses the latest digital technologies, and is personalized, compelling, and memorable….
Being employee-centered and digital is about having a new mindset, plus a set of consumer-focused and technological skills to creating new HR solutions. Above all, it requires a belief in the power of leveraging the latest consumer technologies inside HR. This starts with how a company engages prospective new hires. Consider how Zulily, an e-commerce company selling clothing, toys, and home products, invites candidates applying for a job on its social media team to submit an Instagram post that best represents themselves and what they would bring to the team. Or consider how MasterCard, BMO Financial Group, Cisco, and Silicon Valley Bank develop new HR solutions by conducting hackathons to co-create new ways forward with employees.
2017 is the year to prepare for transforming HR to be agile, consumer-focused, and digital. The ten trends below will matter most this year.” Read more
Why Every Employee Should Think Like a CEO – FORBES – Hari Ravichandran
“How do you build a strong team?”
- Look for diverse thinking
- Work together