Wednesday, July 21th 2021
This week in
Getting ready for the future of work.
This week’s must read
Responsible rewards, employee well-being, and concern for the environment and social equity: This is the new deal at work. And these are the desiderata in terms of organization and work standards that companies will have to rethink. Will you harness individual and collective power to build a healthy, resilient, and equitable future of work?
This Week’s Must Read is an insight piece from Padma Ramanathan and Kate Bravery, Mercer about how to rethink and redefine what we do and how we do it at work.
With tremendous pressure on HR leaders, here’s an interesting perspective on how HR leaders can help themselves navigate COVID-19 and prepare their organizations for an agile and resilient future.
To provide greater value to employees, customers and investors, you have to decide on your personal development plan to become a more effective HR professional. But you need to ask yourself several questions such as “What will bring value to the organization?” or “What do they want from me?”
Effectively implementing and using HR automation will allow HR departments to spend more time and energy on creating a more positive human and work culture and using its skills daily. Have you started to implement this automation?
In a landscape disturbed by the pandemic, HR groups are charged with implementing headcount reductions while expected to declare that organizations today value people above all else. Indeed Human value represents a new focus in terms of metrics. But, is the workforce ready for transformational HR?
This week’s Consulting News
This week’s media
HR can shift how it’s viewed within an organization to become more effective at completing results-getting activities. Ryan McCostlin talks about how HR can influence its position in an organization.
Consulting sourcing tips
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Deciding who should be in the room when making big decisions is one of the most important aspects of any decision-making process. Obviously, those directly affected by the decision should be involved, but there are other key players whose voices need to be heard as well.
Type Consulting Procurement in your browser and look at the results. What do you find? A list of consulting companies that offer their services to help improve your company’s purchasing and/or sourcing capabilities. But is it the same thing as Consulting Procurement?
Previous Weeks’ issues
In this edition of This Week in Consulting, we’ll explore how today’s workplaces have evolved in the post-pandemic landscape. We’ll delve into which workplace models are here for the long haul and how these changes are impacting both workers and the industries reliant on them.
In this edition of This Week in Consulting, geopolitics is rapidly evolving and we delve into the ever-shifting currents of global trade, geopolitical dynamics, and investment trends.
In this edition of This Week in Consulting, we unravel the dynamics of Industry 4.0, exploring its current market status and the trends steering into the future.
Hélène Laffitte is the CEO of Consulting Quest, a Global Performance-Driven Consulting Platform and author of “Smart Consulting Sourcing”, a step by step guide to getting the best ROI from your consulting. With a blend of experience in Procurement and Consulting, Hélène is passionate about helping Companies create more value through Consulting.