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9 Ways To Give Effective Employee Feedback

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Employee feedback is an incredibly powerful tool. If offered properly, it has the ability to grow and develop the people of your organization, improve the levels of trust and communication, and strengthen bonds between employees and managers.

4 Lessons We’ve Learned About Leading Remote Teams During A Pandemic

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Within a blink of an eye, leaders all over the world have been forced to uproot their employees and shift them into fully remote teams. While this transition has been more difficult for some than others, many have learned that remote work does, in fact, work. .

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4 Tips For Transitioning Your Teams To Remote Work

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There are many reasons to shift to a remote team. For some employers it’s a way of life; they’ve found that providing a remote option gives them the flexibility to hire and retain the best people without limiting themselves to a geographical area.

The True Value of Bringing Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Into Your Workplace

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In today’s business world, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) are often treated as buzzwords that often amount to little more than a mandatory annual training. But the reality is, when you make DEI a priority, every facet of your organization benefits, including the bottom line.

ABCs of Data Normalization for B2B Marketers

Data normalization. It’s not a far stretch to suggest that the topic isn’t exactly what gets marketers excited in their day-to-day workflow. However, if lead generation, reporting, and measuring ROI is important to your marketing team, then data normalization matters - a lot. In this eBook, we’ll break down the ins and outs of data normalization and review why it’s so critical for your marketing strategies and goals!

5 Ways To Improve Employee Development At Your Company

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Every company has it’s own set of priorities to help take it to the next level. For some, that’s a unique focus on specific departments, a product, or even their customers, but planning what will have the greatest impact can be tough.

10 Questions You Should Ask Your Remote Employees To Keep Them Engaged

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Building and maintaining a strong company culture can be difficult when you only see your team for several minutes each week and can be especially challenging if these moments aren’t optimized to be high-impact conversations.

7 Unconventional Ways To Build Connections With Your Remote Teams

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In the new normal that we live in, many employees and teams are forced to blur the lines between work and home life. Such a large and impactful shift means that the focus on increasing employee engagement is now greater than ever, but old methods may not carry over into a remote workplace.

How to Maximize Manager Effectiveness

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When is the last time you evaluated your managers’ performance; not by their individual contributions, or even by their teams’ success, but by their ability to coach their people?

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Keeping Your People Connected And Productive While Working Remotely

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Whether you’ve worked at home for years or are just making the transition, now is the time to commit to certain behaviors that will ensure the entire team stays productive and connected.

Scaling the Digitally-Ready Workforce

The digital future will require a new set of skills, behaviors, and ways of working, but most organizations have not defined the critical competencies needed to compete in an age of disruption and do not have a process in place to assess digital readiness in their own people, a new Aon study finds. For HR leaders, the continuous state of disruption requires a new, more flexible approach to workforce planning and development. Download the full report, which shares insights from 1,551 senior business executives, HR leaders, and employees from around the world, to learn the 5 key insights and the steps your organization can take to transform your approach to people, jobs, and rewards to thrive in an uncertain digital future.

15Five Launches Updated Manager Soft Skills Training With Worst-Self Academy

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“Would I rather be feared or loved? Both. I want people to be afraid of how much they love me.” ~ Michael Scott, Dunder Mifflin. Those of us in the tech and innovation space understand that there’s a sweet spot for providing businesses with solutions to their most pressing problems.

Remote Work: The New Normal?

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Telecommuting and working from home have been hot topics for several years now. According to a recent study conducted by Flexjobs, the number of people working from home at least part time has increased by 44% over the last five years.

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6 Practices That Make Every Day Feel Like Employee Appreciation Day

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Every year on the first Friday of March, companies across the world have a chance to recognize the hard work of their people by celebrating Employee Appreciation Day. But just like so many important holidays, it shouldn’t be celebrated just once a year.

4 Elements of Leadership That Are As Impactful In The Office As On The Battlefield

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“What?!”. We couldn’t believe what we were hearing. This officer wanted our team of mentor-Marines to patrol the route that held the record for greatest number of improvised explosive devices (IEDs) ever found in our area of operations. On foot. At night.

Why Smoking Costs Employers More Than They Realize

Your employees are smoking, and at a cost of $7,000 per year for each employee who smokes, that adds up - fast! This free report will show you how an effective cessation program pays for itself.

Increase The Value Of Feedback By Empowering Your Employees To Ask For It

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Do you know how—or if—your managers are offering feedback to their employees? While feedback can be a strong way to improve learning and increase performance, it must occur frequently and given effectively for it to hold any power.

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The CEO’s Ultimate Guide To Remote Work, Part 2: Individual Work Practices

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It goes without saying that while there are a number of great benefits of working remotely, there are also many personal challenges which can arise for people that include loneliness, family distractions, the psychological implications of not having distinctions between your work time and home time, and an inability to focus or procrastination.

How To Have Transformational 1-on-1 Meetings With Your Employees

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Did you know employees are three times more likely to be engaged at work if they have managers who hold regular meetings with them? While many managers do hold 1-on-1 meetings with their direct reports, it’s far too common that they are rushed, tactical, and transactional.

Developing A Growth Mindset During A Pandemic

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It goes without saying that businesses around the world are going through one of the most radical changes in the history of work.

100% Remote Onboarding: Group Demonstration

Speaker: David Secunda, CEO, WorkBright

Join WorkBright on Thursday, June 24th to get a first hand look at how a 100% remote onboarding process works using their system. They'll cover a few of the new COVID-19 related legislation changes and how they can be easily facilitated with their platform.

How To Conduct The Best Performance Review Of Your Life

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Performance reviews are rarely something either employee or manager is excited for. But that may be because they’re not doing them right. At 15Five instead of traditional performance reviews, we do something called the Best-Self Review®, and we do it quarterly.

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Beyond Workplace Communication: Cultivating Relational Mastery

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Slack, email, this blog… the myriad ways of communicating have no end. But what is the point of all this communication software if we fail at effectively conveying our message, building authentic relationships, or winning at work. Has our technology surpassed our humanity in this realm?

The Importance Of The Best-Self Review As Told By A 15Five Employee

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Before 15Five , I had never seen the value of performance reviews. While I knew they were supposed to be important, they always seemed to come and go with nothing more than a pat on the back.

How Feeling Identification Can Help Managers Become Impactful Coaches

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In moments of extreme happiness or sadness, how easy is it for you to match words to your emotions? Are you able to precisely describe what it is you’re truly feeling? This exercise is called feeling identification.

Get a Better Handle on Your Remote Workforce

During these uncertain times, more employees are working remotely than ever before. Form I-9 completion for remote employees can be particularly challenging for HR teams. Download this eBook from Equifax Workforce Solutions to help navigate offsite Form I-9 compliance.

The CEO’s Ultimate Guide To Remote Work, Part 4: Shifting Your Mindset

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The world has entered an unprecedented moment in history, and organizations around the globe have had to adjust quickly to a new way of working. For some leaders, remote work was something they were forced to do, not something they embraced.

The CEO’s Ultimate Guide To Remote Work, Part 3: Company-Wide Practices

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As a primarily work-from-home, remote CEO of a company honored to have won multiple awards for its culture, I’ve gained a lot of hard-won expertise over the last nine years building 15Five as a remote-first company, now over 200 employees.

Envato Improves Clarity of Expectations And Performance With 15Five

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About Envato. Envato is a family-owned, wholly bootstrapped company supporting a global community of digital creatives, from a digital asset marketplace to a creative subscription service, with 600 employees in offices in Melbourne, Australia; Guadalajara, Mexico; and Los Angeles.

Podcast Recap: How Belonging At Work Improves Your Team’s Performance

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Research indicates that trauma can show up in our systems even if we haven’t personally experienced it, because it can be passed along through our genes!

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How to Keep Employees Engaged and Connected in the New Normal of Remote Working

Speaker: Elena Valentine, CEO, Skill Scout

The way we conduct work has completely changed. Before the pandemic, remote working or a few work from home days were allowed for certain employees. Now, remote working is our new normal. We have had to align our business to make sure that our employees are productive and have the necessary resources to succeed. But, did we make sure that they still feel connected with the rest of their team? Join Elena Valentine, CEO of Skill Scout, to learn how to make employee engagement a top priority even when everyone is working remotely.

Why Leaders Should Encourage Employee Autonomy

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Despite all we’ve written on the subject over the years, micromanagement continues to plague organizations everywhere, and at some point in your career, it’s likely you’ve experienced some form of it.

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Top 7 Ways To Help Employees Avoid Feeling Overwhelmed At Work

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This time of year, it’s common to feel overwhelmed at work.

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5 Tech Tools That Are Changing The World of Remote Work

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Some organizations think even a temporary shift to remote work can be scary. Many leaders fear that employees will have difficulty staying focused on their daily duties, and the relationship between managers and employees can suffer.

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7 Intriguing Employee Engagement Trends for 2019

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“What do you want to be when you grow up?”. A fireman! A rooster! (I I actually said this.). As children, we were asked this question over and over again. Even now as adults we ask the same question to the kids in our lives.

Building a Resilient Workforce: Employee Engagement and Communication are Key

When employees are engaged and empowered, an organization is better positioned to adapt to market conditions, crises, and complex problems. Find out how to prepare your workforce to better overcome challenges with this free eBook.