Insights on People and Organizational Performance

Article - McKinsey Quarterly

Gone for now, or gone for good? How to play the new talent game and win back workers

– Nearly half of the employees who voluntarily left the workforce during the pandemic aren’t coming back on their own. Employers must go and get them. Here’s how to start.
Podcast

Stave off attrition with an internal talent marketplace

– Is your best talent hiding in plain sight? An internal talent marketplace helps match existing employees to open roles—in... novel and sometimes unexpected ways.
Article - McKinsey Quarterly

Hybrid work: Making it fit with your diversity, equity, and inclusion strategy

– New research details what empowered employees love about hybrid work models and the risks to diversity, equity, and inclusion... if managers get the evolving flexible workplace wrong.
Podcast

Is worker power on the rise?

– Quitting is up, and so are wages. As the Great Attrition persists, employer–employee dynamics appear to be changing. But who actually... benefits—and how durably?
Article

Reimagining HR: Insights from people leaders

– Human resources is playing a critical role in helping organizations respond to the COVID-19 pandemic. Chief human resources officers... expect that influence to persist.

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My Leadership Journey

In our new interview series, participants from the private sector, academia, the arts, and other walks of life reflect on the people and experiences that helped shape them, and the setbacks that made them even more determined to succeed.

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McKinsey Organization Blog

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McKinsey Talks Talent

Bryan Hancock, Bill Schaninger, and other talent experts help you navigate a fast-changing landscape and prepare for the future of work by making talent a competitive advantage.

Podcast

Stave off attrition with an internal talent marketplace

– Is your best talent hiding in plain sight? An internal talent marketplace helps match existing employees to open roles—in novel and sometimes unexpected ways.
Podcast

Is worker power on the rise?

– Quitting is up, and so are wages. As the Great Attrition persists, employer–employee dynamics appear to be changing. But who actually benefits—and how durably?
Podcast

Talent at a turning point: How people analytics can help

– Rising resignations. Hybrid work. The diversity imperative. Leaders are navigating a talent market in flux. Here’s how people analytics can help.

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Interview

Author Talks: Make anxiety your ally

– How can we reclaim our relationship with anxiety, so it works for, and not against, us?
Article

CFO perspectives on leading agile change

– CFOs across industries and regions came together virtually to discuss the impact and the challenge of leading an agile transformation... journey.
Article

Crisis or opportunity? How grocers can win the talent war

– Grocery retailers can’t find the people they want for the jobs they need. In a competitive labor market, evolving the talent model... can provide an advantage
Article

Expand diversity among your suppliers—and add value to your organization

– Companies can unlock more value in their supplier diversity programs by including higher-growth sectors and promoting diversity... across the business ecosystem.
Interview

Author Talks: Can you trust your gut?

– Don’t wing it; Google it. With unlimited information at our fingertips, one data scientist says people can boost happiness... and success by relying more on research than intuition.
Article

The childcare conundrum: How can companies ease working parents’ return to the office?

– The status quo work culture no longer works for most families—particularly those with very young children. But companies’... support for childcare can turn worker attrition into attraction. Here’s how.
Interview

Parent, employee, all of the above? Eight working mothers on the realities of post-pandemic life

– How does being a parent inform how women show up at work, and vice versa? For Mother’s Day 2022, we asked eight McKinsey... partners to share their thoughts.
Podcast - McKinsey Global Institute

Forward Thinking on democratizing technology with Anne-Marie Imafidon

– “Having a computer science degree should not be a prerequisite for being one of the only people in control of what happens... next. It’s about democratizing. It’s about giving folks agency so we can make collective decisions about what happens next rather than it being that technical power race. I don’t know if we can call it race to the—I’m going to call it the bottom, race to the dystopia.”
Interview

Salesforce’s Arundhati Bhattacharya on lifelong learning and talent reinvention

– Salesforce’s India CEO, and former chair of the State Bank of India, believes that lifelong learning will determine success... in the future, especially as people start having multiple careers.
Interview

Author Talks: Actor Terry Crews wants you to open up

– The Brooklyn Nine-Nine actor and former NFL player tackles the issue of toxic masculinity and explores how “tough... guys” can find strength in vulnerability.
Article - McKinsey Quarterly

Hybrid work: Making it fit with your diversity, equity, and inclusion strategy

– New research details what empowered employees love about hybrid work models and the risks to diversity, equity, and inclusion... if managers get the evolving flexible workplace wrong.
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