Entries by Caryl Porte Laborde

Here’s What Industry Insiders are Saying about Out-with-Performance-Management, In-with-Feedback-Management

As an HR professional, one gets multiple requests from salespeople of HR technology companies to choose their platform over competitors when it comes to Performance Management. Performance management is a process that provides the employee feedback and promotes their effectiveness. Michael Armstrong, in his Handbook of Performance Management, 2009 described it as “the continuous process […]

Never Slack on Your Office Communications

“I’m a great believer that any tool that enhances communication has profound effects in terms of how people can learn from each other.” – Bill Gates Technology tools that encourage effective communication and collaboration in the workspace also ignite employee engagement and businesses agility and the ability to scale more easily.  If your team is […]

How Agile Organizations are Thriving Along with Their Gigsters in the Gig Economy

Coming from Los Angeles, I knew people who taught barre for a couple of hours in the morning, then hiked Runyon by 11 AM, went to an audition, then drinks with friends while I was stuck in the office staring at their Instagram and their freedom. Ryan Gosling famously (and controversially) commented that nobody works […]

CEOs, Are You Checking Your Glassdoor Reviews Every Day? Please Do!

When you think of companies with a reputation for treating their employees well; Google, Netflix, Salesforce, PwC, L’Oreal and GE immediately come to mind. You think of them despite never having worked for them nor knowing anyone who does. Importantly because they have succeeded in employer branding. Employer branding is the method which companies utilize […]

Are Same Day Offers the Way of The Future? Achieving Agile Recruitment in 2018.

I don’t mean to scare you but… please note: there is officially a talent war on the go in the United States.   Statistics Technology Market: 86% of managers are finding it challenging to find and hire technical talent. (Indeed.com). 83% believe that shortage of tech talent has hurt their business through lost revenue, slower […]

Tech Communication Tools

It is no secret that technology in the workplace allow businesses to scale and function efficiently. Use of video technology, integrated networks, and telepresence robots are expanding the workplace boundaries. These types of innovation advances work place interactions. Tools that enhance and encourage communication and collaboration are becoming vital in the every day lives of […]

Mobile Technology in HR

Mobile devices will account for 75% of global internet use in 2017, according to Zenith report. As businesses trend towards “consumerization of HR”, where the objective is to enhance employee engagement, one of the ways they can put this into practice is by introduction of mobile technology solutions.

People Analytics

People analytics is a data-driven approach towards HR. The role of HR is continuing to shift from the traditional operational function to a strategic business unit. Data provided in people analytics reduces the guesswork for managers. Rather it is used to better understand business operations and guide decisions. HR data is no longer limited to […]