Entries by Peoplescape

Emotional Intelligence from Outa SpaceX

Many hats came off to Elon Musk of SpaceX and Tesla fame last week, and he certainly scored points for high Emotional Intelligence in his recent letter to employees about safety management at Tesla. His personal letter to his staff was in response to reports of injury rates at Tesla being 30% higher than the […]

Flexibility, Feedback & Fun: Managing Millennials in the Workplace

In March, we blogged about mentorship and the future of work, especially as it relates to the multi-generational workforce today. Check it out here if you’d like a background to this blog: http://peoplescapehr.com/mentorship-future-work/. We’ve talked before about millennials and how they’re changing the face of the workplace, both in diversity and in the implementation of […]

Open-minded Decision Making Under Pressure

“People Leaders’ decisions are delimited  (surrounded/demarcated, “Peoplescape’s translation”) by internal and external organizational issues; and these decisions involve intensive information sharing.” Caroline Walger, International Journal of Business and Administration Research, Vol I. Issue 17, March 2017 The bar has always been high for HR leaders when it comes to a tolerance for dynamic work environments. […]

People Puzzles – Finding the Right Fit – Suitability vs. Personality Assessments

 “Suitability assessments reveal important attributes and values that can otherwise be overlooked in hiring and career development,” explains Belinda Morris, Principal Consultant at Peoplescape Consulting. “In spite of the advantages of suitability assessments (like Harrison and Profiles XT) over general personality assessments, there are only a couple of these on the market, due to a […]

Talent Mapping – The Recipe for Today’s Succession Planning

“Succession Planning” is a term that seems outdated – a process-laden, long-range staffing plan for a large organization.  A more apt name would be “Talent Mapping” – a streamlined version of identifying qualified and inspired employees to fill future positions as and when they are needed. Businesses of all sizes and types are susceptible to sudden vacancies of key positions.  What restaurant can afford to lose its top chef? Who will […]

Human Resource Consultants in Los Angeles Address Rising Business Concerns

Our LA human resource consultants are frequently tasked with supporting company-wide management initiatives driven by market dynamics or more specific organizational changes for our clients. Now, to make things a bit more interesting, we have additional generalized factors impacting Los Angeles businesses, particularly those with 25 or more employees, and many small business owners are […]

Workplace Mental Health Training for Supervisors

Human Resource professionals know there are challenges in the workplace when it comes to employee mental health and the impact on absenteeism, productivity, employee relations, company culture and risk management. What can HR leaders do to identify when mental health issues need to be addressed and how do they take positive action to move forward? […]