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The Missing Part of Your Employee Learning and Development Strategy: Strengths Discovery

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Welcome back to Talk Nerdy To Me , 15Five’s academic blog series where we get nerdy, talk to the world’s best thinkers, and break down the latest academic research that you can apply to your workplace.

5 Top Leadership And Culture Articles For 2018 (So Far)

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Many business leaders will end the year with the same concerns they started with: how to retain employees and create a work culture that motivates them , makes them feel included, and brings out their best work.

These Experts Redefine Effective Performance Management

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The field of human resources is changing. Among all the challenges HR professionals face, few are more important than measuring and addressing employee performance.

Why Company Leaders Should Focus On Boosting Workplace Happiness

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Humankind has long struggled to find the secret to living a happy life, but what about workplace happiness? Have you ever wondered how your employees feel at work ?

The Ultimate Hiring Toolkit

Hiring is hard enough. Without the right HR templates and tools, keeping track of and managing the whole process can get out of hand quickly. Get the essential toolkit for all your recruiting and hiring needs, from job requisition to hire. 8 templates, tools and worksheets for every stage of recruiting.

Working Remotely: Ideal Work Environment Or Threat To Culture And Employee Productivity?

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The traditional office landscape is changing and has been for quite some time, but the degree to which it should be shifting is subject to debate.

5 Key Tips To Remove Social And Cultural Bias From Employee Self-Evaluations

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“How’s your tennis game?” This probably seems like a strange way to begin a post about performing employee self-evaluations, but bear with me.). Last weekend, my husband and I went out to dinner with friends we hadn’t seen in years, back when I was an avid tennis player.

How Leadership Can Reap Big Rewards By Creating A “Self-Care Culture”

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We used to just call them “mental health days.” Those days when you just need to get some separation from the daily grind, refresh yourself, and do whatever it takes to get a break from multitasking and workplace tech.

How To Prepare Your Employees For The Unknown Future Of Work

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Depending on which article you pick up about the future of work , you may find yourself either stress hyperventilating or settling back in your chair with a false sense of security.

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New Guide: Choosing Employee Performance Software To Ease Common HR Pain Points

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If our collective experience has taught us nothing else, it’s that modern Human Resources teams face increasingly complex challenges. On top of that, HR is disproportionately appreciated relative to the importance of their role, which is broader than many realize.

Dice 2018 Recruitment Automation Report

Artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) technologies are rapidly changing the way many recruit and hire talent. Read Dice's first-ever Recruitment Automation Report to discover how you can employ new, cutting-edge technologies to source and hire tech talent faster.

Read These Top Articles For Leadership Development And Change Management

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Type “leadership” into the search bar on Amazon and prepare to sift through more than 70,000 titles. And that’s just books! Countless more articles, theses, and treatises on the topic have been written by savants from Cicero to Machiavelli to Lincoln. Needless to say, there’s a lot to say.

Webinar Recap: Getting Started With Your Best-Self Review

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What are you good at? I mean really good at? Oddly enough, that’s not usually the focus of most employee reviews. Traditionally, these reviews focus on two things: 1) what you’ve done in the past and 2) where you need to improve.

Why Managers Need To Be More Vulnerable And Authentic To Give Effective Employee Feedback

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Employee feedback should be simple. Just speak with your employees, right? Not exactly. Most managers are afraid to communicate with employees and for good reason.

The Real Bottom Line Impact of Managing Talent Through Freedom, Not Fear

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HR Service Delivery software for the non-traditional workforce

The rise of the gig economy means HR must support a variety of worker types. This eBook explains how HR can easily serve the non-traditional workforce, including those in manufacturing and retail who work away from a desk or outside traditional office hours.

Viewing Generational Differences Through A Cross-Cultural Lens To Effectively Manage Millennials

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“I just don’t get how they think. Why do they __? Can you help me understand ?” ” Or perhaps you’ve stated emphatically, “I’m still struggling to know how to manage Millennials and motivate them to do their best work.”

How To Take Employee Appreciation To The Next Level At Your Company

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Building a vibrant workplace requires a foundation of trust, respect, and honest communication. It also requires employee appreciation. Over 200,000 global employees were studied by the Boston Consulting Group , and the top reason they reported enjoying their work was, “feeling appreciated”.

Performance Management 2.0: Improving Your Employee Motivation Strategy

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How do you address employees who aren’t performing? How do you use work goals to improve employee motivation, and decide what goal to work on? Are certain types of goals better than others for increasing motivation?

Dear CEOs: Focus On The Heart Of Your Company To Improve Organizational Health

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Managers are at the heart of your organization, vigilantly pumping the lifeblood of inspiration and support throughout the teams they lead. And just like the body, if your heartbeat isn’t strong, the rest of your company will lag and ultimately fail.

Hard to Hire: Third-Party Recruiting & the State of Talent Acquisition Report

The talent acquisition challenges of today are unparalleled: 90% of survey respondents feel that the current hiring market is more challenging now than in the past! Recruiting as we’ve known it is evolving - how are you keeping ahead of the competition?

Rewarding Ambition: Determining Compensation Within Your OKR Process

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One of the most common questions we get asked as leadership team coaches is how Objectives and Key Results (OKRs) should be used to determine salary, compensation, or bonuses.

5 Articles That Reveal The Real Value Of Employee Engagement

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If there’s one thing that’s certain in the world of Human Resources, it’s that employee engagement matters. If there’s a second thing that’s certain, it’s that HR knowing this has done almost nothing to improve employee engagement.

Why You Should Invest In Servant Leadership – An Interview With Marcel Schwantes

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Who are the thought leaders you turn to for business and management advice? Got room for one more? Over the past several months, my eyes have been caught by informative articles on leadership and productivity from the same author. I found an Inc.

The Top 3 Factors Influencing Employee Satisfaction And Retention: An Interview With Colleen McCreary

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How do you look at The Employee Lifecycle ? Are you detached like a seasoned clinician who views patients in terms of mechanics, or are you involved like the newly graduated nurse who is focused on the experience of the person and the wellbeing of their body?

Building AI to Unlearn Bias in Recruiting

Research shows that the hiring process is biased and unfair. While we have made progress to solve this, it’s potentially at risk due to advancements in AI technology. This eBook covers these issues & shows you how AI can ensure workplace diversity.

Why Paid Parental Leave And Generous Paid Time Off Benefit Everyone

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Did you know that the United States is the only developed nation that offers zero federally mandated paid parental leave? Forget for a moment that this is a critical time for both parents to bond with their child, paid parental leave is also in the best interests of your company.

How Visionary Leaders Lead: An Interview With Bonnie Hagemann

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Today’s leaders face a more chaotic business environment than ever before. To survive, businesses must be agile while still moving toward a long-term vision. They must compete while adjusting to ever-changing technologies and increasing customer and employee expectations.

The Best Companies To Work For Now Focus On Human Potential And Leadership Effectiveness

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In 2017, did your company have what it took to be one of Fortune’s 100 Best Companies To Work For? Well then, congratulations are in order…. Wait a minute though, it looks like the rules have changed.

Not Your Grandma’s Mid-Year Performance Review (No Offense Grandma)

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“Summertime and the living is easy.” ” A nice sentiment for Ella Fitzgerald , but for most of us that probably hasn’t been true since grade school.

How Recruiters Can Create a Predictable Candidate Pipeline

Even the most experienced recruiting professionals face challenges filling critical roles in their organizations from an inability to establish, nurture and grow a sustainable talent pipeline. Download this eBook to get a jump on sourcing and learn how to build a high performance recruiting pipeline.

Employee Performance Depends On These 3 Critical Factors

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For decades, business leaders believed that simply focusing on performance management was the key to building a successful company.

Burning Man’s Key Lessons On The Social Dynamics Of Community Based Work Culture

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At 15Five we use research frequently; whether it be our evidence-based management approach or using data to analyze our own growth as a company.

While Employee Development Programs Fail, Growth Organizations Help Everyone Succeed

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Over the last several years a performance management revolution has taken place, and businesses are now focusing more on the growth and wellbeing of their employees. This has led to the implementation of employee development programs that annually cost companies hundreds of billions of dollars.

Manage Team Bandwidth By Adopting A Growth Mindset And These Proven Techniques

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“Bandwidth! My kingdom for more team bandwidth!”. Okay, maybe Shakespeare used a slightly different term in Richard III (I think it had something to do with a horse), but this would certainly be an apt replacement for many managers out there today.

Live Webinar: Our Gift to You – 12 Tips, Tools and Tricks for Recruiting in 2019

With the New Year right around the corner, make the resolution to get your recruiting processes dialed in. Attract top talent by providing a cohesive and enticing experience that get candidates in the door and excited about your company. Join Alissa Bencks, VP of Organizational Effectiveness at Wonderlic and leading Recruiter Rick Powell in a joint webinar to learn how you can drive more candidates to each opening, 'sell' your company to top candidates, and create a positive brand image with your recruiting efforts this holiday season with 12 tips for a more impactful hiring process.

How To Focus On Employee Experience (And Sell It To Your CFO)

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Don’t get me wrong– your CFO isn’t the bad person here—most likely, your finance guru wants the same thing you do—an organization that runs at its peak efficiency, with employees who are productive and committed to helping the company succeed.