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Ideas To Improve Engagement During The Health Crisis

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Disruption. Happened. In a matter of days and weeks the world changed. Businesses closed. Streets empty. Leaders having to make very difficult decisions on how to ride out the crisis. People losing their jobs. Death. Needless to say, the health crisis has had a big cost. But there are other less visible costs to your people as well. People feeling disconnected working from home. Anxiety about the future. Employee health and well-being.

The Best Leadership Lessons Are From Loved Ones

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In late April our family lost a great leader. The world lost one if you ask me. My uncle John Cortissoz or “Big Jack” as he was affectionately known to family and friends. A loving husband, father, brother and family man who was dedicated to serving others. Dynamic personality. Movie star qualities. Former advertising executive with Businessweek and Inc. magazines. Quintessential New Yorker. Storyteller extraordinaire.

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Developing EQ with Personality Assessment Tools – And How to Choose the Right One

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For decades, we’ve understood that emotional intelligence (or EQ) has the ability to predict success, especially when it comes to leadership roles. We’ve also known that EQ is linked inextricably to an individual’s unique personality. While a variety of different personalities can have a high EQ, understanding how your personality plays into your EQ provides you with the information you need to perform at your highest level.

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How to Leverage EQ in Your Recruitment Practices

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Recruiting the right person for the job always sounds easy. But, then, the applications start coming in and, as interviews begin to take place, you suddenly realize that there’s a lot more to consider than just qualifications or academic success. The reason why recruitment proves to be so difficult is because there are so many moving parts happening at once. Not only are most jobs fluid, but so are people and their personalities.

How HR Can Promote Mental Health at Work (Actionable Advice to Help Your People Thrive)

HR leaders are on the frontlines of a mental health crisis, but the topic can still be taboo—or at least something that’s only talked about reluctantly. What can HR do to help? Download our latest guide to learn the 4 ways you can support the mental health of your employees and identify warning signs of burnout.

Ways to Improve Team Performance Through EQ

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Even if every individual on your team has a high EQ, or strong emotional intelligence skills, that doesn’t automatically translate into a high EQ for the team as a whole. In order for a team to have an effective EQ, each individual needs to be doing their part to build trust, which includes developing a strong sense of group identity.

What is EQ — And Why Does it Matter?

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Emotional Intelligence goes by a few different names, including EI and EQ. Regardless of what you call it, the definition remains the same: The ability to mange oneself — and relationships — effectively. While there are a lot of different measurements for other types of intelligence, knowing where you rank in terms of EQ is a little more difficult. However, take one look at your life, from personal to professional, and you’ll start getting a good idea.

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How To Develop an Employer Brand With Soul

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Today’s talent market is more demanding than it’s ever been. According to Deloitte’s 2016 Millennial Survey, 66% of millennials plan to leave their organizations by 2020. There are 1.4 unemployed workers for every open position, and the average job opening remains unfilled for about 28 days. CEOs are concerned about the availability of crucial skills. When your organization invests in employer branding and improves its candidate experience, you are more likely to make quality hires.

HR Soul Hires New Chief Experience Officer to Expand Its Portfolio of Consulting Offerings to Orlando Companies | Official Press Release

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HR Soul Consulting – a Tampa based Human Resources and Talent Management consulting firm, has hired Matt Hall as its new Chief Experience Officer (CXO) to expand its portfolio of talent, leadership and culture offerings into the Orlando market. ORLANDO- February 10, 2020 – According to Gallup, only 1/3 of currently only about 1/3 of U.S. workers are engaged in their job, only 20% of U.S.

How To Develop a Thriving Company Culture

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thriving company culture Is Your Company a Subdivision or a Thriving City? Have you ever had the experience of listening to a piece of music that you heard when you were younger, but never even realized how powerful the lyrics were until later in life? That happened to me today when listening to one of the greatest bands of all time. Rush. I grew up in Toronto during the 80's and they were a huge music export from Canada.

The Role of Human Resources in Workplace Safety

While it may seem obvious to say that safety is important for any company to embrace, making it a priority as an HR representative will not only be beneficial to your employees but to your bottom line too. Download this whitepaper to learn more!

Using Social Media to Screen Applicants

A Principal's Reflections

Social media is one of the most popular phenomena in today's society, facilitated by the widespread use and reliance on technology for virtually everything throughout our lives. We use technology to go to school online, making time for advancing our careers easier than ever before. Many workplace functions are carried out through technological devices and Internet connections. Places of employment also put technology to work in finding new employees for hire - including social media.

Love Or Fear – The Foundation Of Your Leadership

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T his article is the first in a series that examines love vs fear at work from several HR & people related angles. Part 1 deals with the idea itself, and begins the discussion on the applications for self-leadership. Love or fear. At first glance it seems like a strange topic to be discussing from a professional perspective. Some people may even bristle at the idea. It has everything to do with work. Love or fear is the primary filter that governs our lives as human beings.

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How To Develop an Employer Brand With Soul

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How AI and Blockchain Technologies are Transforming HR

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A thought which has permeated each and every industry since their inception is “what’s next?” We’ve witnessed the invention of the steam engine, the assembly line, electronics and the internet — but there is plenty more innovation still to come on the horizon. In recent years, we’ve seen a shift toward interconnectivity, including the progression of the Internet of Things (IoT) and the Internet of Systems.

Five Reasons Leaders Invest in Language Training

Communication is the lifeforce of any company. Without it, productivity, employee happiness, and ultimately your business suffers. Investing in language learning better positions global business leaders to see gains in organizational effectiveness as a result.

Ideas To Disrupt Your Talent Strategy

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I need to make a confession. I am a “HR trends addict” What usually fuels my addiction are studies like the Deloitte Human Capital Trends Report and the Mercer Talent Trends Study. I am intrigued by what executives and HR professionals believe are their current and future priorities. I am fascinated by the analytics, trends and insights. I am inspired by some of the innovative ideas presented. Is Your Talent Strategy Aligned With Your Business Imperatives?

Hacking HR Forum Tampa – May 15th 2018

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Shockingly only 9% of companies are ready for the era of digital HR according to the Human Capital Trends Report by Deloitte. Let’s change this together. Better yet, let’s hack HR together! We want to help you and your organization be ready and lead the digital revolution of HR with technologies like #AI #blockchain #machinelearing. That is why we are so excited to officially announce we are bringing #HackingHR to Tampa and the Florida HR community.

Critical Imperatives For Your Learning Strategy

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This month LinkedIn Learning Solutions published their 2017 Workplace Learning Report. I applaud them in their continued efforts to benchmark human capital and provide the report freely to business leaders and HR professionals. I believe there are deeper, more important insights for L&D professionals than what is summarized in their report. 2017 LinkedIn Workplace Learning Report Summary. LinkedIn Learning surveyed 500 L&D professionals from the U.S.

Handling Difficult Employee Performance Conversations (A Practical Guide)

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This practical guide was developed for HR professionals to share with leaders at all levels to help them effectively manage these important conversations. For most HR professionals, the first quarter of the year is an extremely busy period managing the year-end Performance Cycle. Running workshops for managers and employees on preparing for their review. Leading talent and succession planning initiatives. Ensuring the merit and bonus process runs smoothly. The list goes on.

2021 Recruitment Strategies: Work Smarter Not Harder

Hours spent sourcing. Constantly checking different recruiting channels. Sifting through a sea of resumes. There’s no denying that the current hiring landscape is fragmented, complex, and full of frustrations. As you plan for 2021, take a moment to reflect on your current strategies and evaluate how you can work smarter, not harder in the new year. Download our guide where we break down different stages of the recruitment journey—and share several potential paths to hiring success.

360 Feedback Assessments Spidergap Partnership | Official Press Release

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HR Soul Consulting – a Tampa and New York based Human Resources and Talent Management consulting firm, and Spidergap – a global provider of best-in class 360 feedback assessments– entered today into a strategic partnership to provide leadership & executive coaching programs for their clients. TAMPA/NEW YORK – January 25, 2018 – According Gallup, only 1 out of 5 U.S. employees feel their performance is managed in a motivating way. HR Soul Consulting and Spidergap look to reverse that trend.

How Millennials Should Be Driving Your Engagement Strategy

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Full disclosure- I am not a Millennial. In fact, I am squarely In the Gen X category. Wife, school age child, mortgage, two cars- the “whole 9 yards.” ” Born in the 70’s, grew up in the 80’s and started my HR career in the mid 90’s. The rise of MTV and the PC, the end of the Cold War, the dot com bubble and Y2K all seem not as long ago as they actually were. I am told that is just getting older…… Employee Engagement Strategies For Millennials.

What Hurricane Irma Taught Me About Effective Teams and the Power of Teamwork

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We are very excited to share that we have partnered with Goalcast as a platform partner to expand the reach for our articles on talent, leadership & culture. This article discusses a personal story of our experience during Hurricane Irma and the characteristics of effective teams and the power of teamwork.

Choose Love Over Fear To Unlock Your Leadership Potential

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We are very excited to share that we have partnered with Goalcast as a platform partner to expand the reach for our articles on talent, leadership & culture. This article discusses a personal story of a situation early on in my career where under the same difficult business conditions, I witnessed 2 different leaders make two completely different choices. One love and the other fear. These two leaders make an indelible impression on me as I progressed within my own career.

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The Pro’s Guide To Getting The Best ROI From Your New LMS

You need a Learning Management System when your courses and training programs need to be accessible online. Quickly build the perfect business case and easily determine which LMS will provide the best return on investment you need with this how-to eBook!

Your HR Strategy May Involve a Reduction in Headcount

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For many HR professionals, the first week of January is the beginning of a very busy period depending on when your fiscal year begins. It also usually represents the beginning of your annual HR strategic plan. Likely you either you have developed it– or in the final stage of its completion. That is where I hope to help shape your thinking. Human Capital Trends – Same Message, Different Year.

A Powerful Idea for Giving Gratitude To People at Work

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Another Thanksgiving has come and gone. It is a unique time of the year. A time to stop. A time to remind ourselves of what is truly important. A time to reminisce the memories of Thanksgivings gone by. A time to be thankful for the people in our lives. Food, football, parades or shopping are the rituals that come with it. These are merely the conduits for bringing people together, reliving old memories and creating new ones. Spending time with friends and family is what makes it meaningful.

Falling Back In Love With Your Job

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We can all get frustrated at work. Sometimes, beyond frustrated. . Seamlessly never-ending workloads, unrealistic deadlines and last-minute “emergencies” Days or periods when going to work can seem “soul-sucking” . Many people when they get to this point, believe a job change is in order , “fire up their resume” and update their LinkedIn profile.

Coming Soon: The HR Bartender Show

HR Bartender

I have some very exciting news today. Well, at least I think it’s very exciting. We’re launching a podcast – The HR Bartender Show. We know that people like to consume information many different ways. Some want to read, while others want to listen. And sometimes we want to do both.

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Use Chaos to Build a Stronger Organization

Speaker: Stacey Harris, Chief Research Officer & Managing Partner at Sapient Insights Group

As we look to tomorrow, it is time to ask ourselves what lessons have we learned and how do we create flexible organizations that can survive what the future holds. Stacey Harris, Chief Research Officer for Sapient Insights Group, will share insights, data, and tools that are helping organizations adapt and even thrive in this difficult environment. She’ll discuss the emerging trends in the Learning technology market, and how these exciting new approaches to creating micro, adaptive, and personalized content is changing the face of workforce development while creating strong connections to business outcomes.

Select the Best Candidate Faster: Employment Background Checks

HR Bartender

(Editor’s note: Today’s post is brought to you by our friends at Paycom , a leading provider of cloud-based human capital management software. For the eighth consecutive year, Paycom has been named to The Oklahoman ’s top workplaces list. Congratulations! Hope you enjoy the article.).

4 Change Management Strategies for Managing HR Digital Transformation

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There’s lots of talk about digital transformation but do we really know what it means? And everything that’s involved? One of the best definitions I’ve heard was at last year’s KronosWorks conference.

Bookmark This! The Rise of Human Experience Management #HXM

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If 2020 has taught us anything, it’s that we’re human. And we want to be treated as such. This includes our work experience. Yes, we’re technically an employee or a manager or maybe a freelancer, but we want to be treated as a human.

6 Key Principles for Organizational Decision Making

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Organizations are always making decisions. And when faced with unique circumstances, they might have to make some more – including some really tough ones. Decision making isn’t easy. Some people avoid making decisions at all costs. And avoidance is a decision in itself.

The Best Sales Forecasting Models for Weathering Your Goals

Every sales forecasting model has a different strength and predictability method. It’s recommended to test out which one is best for your team. This way, you’ll be able to further enhance – and optimize – your newly-developed pipeline. Your future sales forecast? Sunny skies (and success) are just ahead!

Performance Management: Design a Modern Process That Creates Results

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(Editor’s Note: Today’s article is sponsored by our friends at Primalogik , a cloud-based performance management solution that provides a flexible way to manage employee reviews, 360-degree feedback, goals, and engagement surveys. Enjoy the read!).

Working From Home Version 2.0: 5 Things to Consider

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When COVID-19 started making headlines and employees were working from home, the idea was that this was all temporary. In a few weeks (or months), life would return to normal and we’d all be back in the workplace. That hasn’t exactly happened.

Improve the Candidate Experience with Better Scheduling

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(Editor’s Note: Today’s article is brought to you by Cronofy , a global innovator in business scheduling software. It provides businesses with the technology they need to offer best-in-class scheduling. Enjoy the read!).

Working From Home 2.0 – 5 Skills for Success

HR Bartender

A couple of weeks ago, I wrote an article on “ Working from Home Version 2.0: 5 Things to Consider ” and honestly, it was very focused on setting up a work environment that helps you to be productive.

Free Webinar: How To Create A 100% Virtual Onboarding Experience

Speaker: David Secunda, CEO, WorkBright

Are you struggling with virtual onboarding? Whether you are making the switch to remote work or biding your time until you can get back to the office – you need a solution that works. Check out our webinar on November 12th at 1 PM E.T. for more information.