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Rory Trotter
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…Okay, so this morning I was reading this great piece from CEB talking about how several employers – led by GE – are rethinking annual raises. And by “re-thinking” I mean “considering replacing with something less cyclical and more centered on moment to…

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…Okay, so much has been written in the news about companies doing away with performance ratings. GE is probably the most famous company to make this change. But companies such as Microsoft, Dell, Adobe, Deloitte and Accenture have also (somewhat less…

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…Okay, so over the weekend I read an outstanding blog post from CEB here. It talks about how to distinguish between high performers in their current roles (who are doing good work but may not be a good fit at higher levels) versus the kind of talent that…

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…From Dunn (in an April 2016 post titled “MAMBA OUT: When Leaving Your Company, You Should Go Out Doing What Made You Special” – bold emphasis mine): When the end comes at your company – whether you’re voluntarily leaving or you’ve impacted by a…

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…Okay, so an article published about a year ago by Ben Whitter titled “Bye, Bye, Human Resources” has been making the rounds on social media. The piece highlights the way that Airbnb has transformed its HR function – with the focus internally moving away…

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I recently stumbled across an oldish (late 2015) but excellent executive summary of a Center for Advanced Human Resource Studies (CAHRS) sponsored event examining the changing role of the HRBP. You can read an overview of what the event covered here (and…

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Happy Tuesday all. …So I recently read a great article by Ben Casselman at FiveThirtyEight here that talks about why women are no longer making material progress towards narrowing the pay gap between men and women. Long story short, there are a number of…

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Happy Monday all.    …So I spent the weekend reading about turnover and engagement, and this HBR article had some really good insights that got me thinking about talent attraction and retention strategy – specifically how Managers/HRBPs can use human…

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…So I have made a career out of existing in the top-right quadrant of the Thomas-Killman conflict resolution spectrum (see image below). Given two (or more) competing objectives – no matter how far apart – I figure out a way to bring everyone together and…

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…So this morning I read a great piece from CIPD here that examines the changing role of the HR Business Partner, and why some organizations have been more effective at cultivating the talent pool required to be successful in these roles than others. From…
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