Elissa Tucker

Elissa Tucker is Principal Research Lead, Human Capital Management, at APQC.

What’s the ‘right’ number of HR employees?

If your HR staff productivity isn’t where you want it to be, there are at least five investment areas to focus on, this expert writes.

How to avoid overlooking your best leadership candidates

It is critical to think strategically and intentionally about internal promotions to boost productivity, engagement and retention.

5 ways to strengthen your onboarding and boost ‘time-to-productivity’

An efficient, effective onboarding process is critical for helping employees understand company culture and for driving productivity.

Don’t forget internal talent in workforce planning and recruiting

Internal hiring can be a powerful and effective tool in HR’s workforce planning toolkit, but it needs to be supported with the right infrastructure and resources.

When reskilling for new technology is right, and how to do it effectively

Reskilling can drive employee satisfaction, engagement and retention, and develop critical employee skills—but it's not always the best move,

3 key steps for using data to address employee turnover

These strategies can help organizations understand the story behind their turnover and select the most impactful interventions to address it.

How to reduce time to hire without sacrificing candidate quality

Finding an optimal hiring cycle time begins with benchmarking research and must also including an evaluation of the people, processes and technology involved in hiring.