Perspectives/Expert Views

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​The Perspectives series asks HR thought leaders from business and academia to contribute their thoughts on a strategic HR issue or human capital challenge.  Topics include leadership development, talent management, the role of technology in HR, HR strategies and global and diversity issues.


Kay Sargent, Senior Principal, Director of WorkPlace, HOK

Workplaces That Enhance Performance and the Human Experience

Bruce TulganBruce Tulgan, Founder and CEO, RainmakerThinking Inc.

Developing the Next Generation of Leaders

Joseph JonesJoseph Jones, Ph.D., SHRM-SCP, Director of HR Competencies and Resources Research, SHRM

What the Next Generation of HR Leaders Must Know

Anthony WalterAnthony Walter, Director, Workforce Analytics, Gap Inc.

Using People Analytics to Improve Management, Business and HR Decisions


Theresa WelbourneTheresa M. Welbourne, Ph.D., Professor, President and CEO, eePulse Inc.

Beyond Data Analytics to Dialogue, Action and Results

Steven DirectorSteven Director, Ph.D., Professor, School of Management and Labor Relations, Rutgers University

Is HR Weakest in the Areas Most Likely to Impact Corporate Success?

What HR Professionals Know About the Job Market

Eva Sage GavinEva Sage-Gavin, Vice-Chair, Aspen Institute's Skills for America's Future Advisory Board

Got Skills? Closing the Gap on Opportunity and Prosperity

Dorothy Martin

Dorothy Martin, Workforce Development Consultant

Tuition Assistance Programs as a Strategic Investment: The Importance of Measurement


Lynn Shotwell Andrew YewdellLynn Shotwell, Executive Director, Council for Global Immigration, and Andrew Yewdell, Global Immigration Specialist, Council for Global Immigration

Tapping into the Global Talent Market


Kari StrobelKari Strobel, Ph.D., Senior Consultant, AvantGarde

HR Competencies: The Foundation Upon Which to Build Today's and Tomorrow's HR Business Leader

Ian ZiskinIan Ziskin, President, EXec EXcel Group LLC

Developing the Next Generation of Leaders: Trends and Truths About the Future of Leadership Development

Debra CohenDebra Cohen, Ph.D., SHRM-SCP, Consultant and Speaker

What is HR's Role in Managing Change?


Alexander AlonsoAlexander Alonso, Ph.D., SHRM-SCP, Senior VP, Knowledge Development, SHRM

Certify This! The Role of Competency-Based Certification in HR

Elizabeth Owens BilleElizabeth Owens Bille, J.D., SHRM-SCP, General Counsel, SHRM

The Regulatory Environment

Karen PaulKaren Paul, Ph.D., Leader of the Global Measurement Center of Expertise, 3M

Sustaining Employee Engagement and Job Satisfaction

John JersinJohn Jersin, CEO, Connectifier

Modernizing the Employee-Employer Relationship

Ellen GalinskyEllen Galinsky, President and Co-Founder, Families and Work Institute

Flexibility -- Central to an Effective Workplace

Shanyne Spaulding

Shayne Spaulding, Senior Research Associate, Income and Benefits Policy Center, Urban Institute

Connecting with the Public Workforce System

Susan MeisingerSusan R. Meisinger, Former President/CEO, SHRM

Aligning HR Tech to Strategy

Mary ClagettMary Clagett, Director of National Workforce Policy, Jobs for the Future

Sector Strategies and Career Pathways Offer Promise for Closing the Skills Gap

Wayne CascioWayne Cascio, Ph.D., Professor and Robert H. Reynolds Chair in Global Leadership, University of Colorado

Don't Fear Prudent HR Risks

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