Bill Allen, Senior Partner with CEO.works, has spent 20 years in CHRO roles with three listed companies (AP Moller-Maersk, Macy’s Inc., Atlas Air Holdings). This fellow of the National Academy of Human Resources has lived nearly one third of his career outside the United States and counts his corporate “hometown” as PepsiCo.
Blog Post by Bill Allen
Bill AllenMarch 14 20235 min read
How to Avoid the Two-Step (Backwards) in Private Equity
We all know what it’s like when a company starts to stumble. It feels as if, for every ...
Bill AllenFebruary 8 20234 min read
The 7 Deadly Sins of Talent: Arrogance
Many mistakes I've seen made in talent management stem from this sin. Arrogance blinds ...
Bill AllenJanuary 17 20236 min read
Playing Hardball in HR? Focus on Value
In 2004, George Stalk Jr. of Boston Consulting Group noted that, "Companies join and fly ...
Bill AllenDecember 6 20223 min read
The 7 Deadly Sins of Talent: Rank and Yank
Reward the top 20% of your performers and fire the bottom 10%. These days, that makes as ...
Bill AllenNovember 8 20222 min read
The 7 Deadly Sins of Talent: Urgency
I've lost count of the times leaders have spoken to me about missing the importance of a ...
Bill AllenOctober 11 20224 min read
The 7 Deadly Sins of Talent: Sameness
"If you read your company's HR strategy, would you be able to tell which company it was ...