Weekly Reports July 2022

July 28, 2022

Weekly Report 22-40

  • EMPLOYEE RECRUITMENT IS TOUGH ENOUGH, BUT RETENTION IS BECOMING MAYBE EVEN TOUGHER. Execs and supervisors often forfeit opportunities to lessen the risk of workers quitting when they avoid difficult discussions until it’s too late – usually  because talking about uncomfortable... Continue
  • July 23, 2022

    Weekly Report 22-39

  • ANOTHER REMINDER THAT EMPLOYEE RETENTION IS ABOUT LEADERSHIP, even more so these days than compensation. Key factors that employees deem primary involve: (1) Challenging projects with opportunities to improve their skills; (2) Being aware of the business goals and how... Continue
  • July 19, 2022

    Weekly Report 22-38

  • CYBERSECURITY RISK IS “ARGUABLY THE GREATEST RISK FACING COMPANIES TODAY, both from an operational and reputational perspective.” As well as Compliance, prioritization of ‘Threat Intelligence’ is also critical – i.e., “determining the risk protection program based on risk assessments, to... Continue
  • July 15, 2022

    Weekly Report 22-37

  • BUSINESS LEADERS GENERALLY BLAME FAILURES IN STRATEGIC INITIATIVES on “unpredictable changes in the competitive environment, i.e., unforeseen events and trends. However, several recent studies found that more typically it’s about failure to anticipate and navigate ‘adaptive challenges’ …predictable but unarticulated... Continue
  • July 9, 2022

    Weekly Report 22-36

  • IT TURNS OUT THAT $800 BILLION OF PPP FUNDS – the federal ‘Paycheck Protection Program’ to support workers during the pandemic – “did not support jobs at risk of disappearing, with three-quarters of benefits instead flowing to unintended recipients, including... Continue