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The Simplest Keys to Success: 2 Tricks for Goal-Setting and Personal Change

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Leadership, career and success gurus place a huge focus on goals. There are tons of articles, books, videos, classes and “systems” on how to set goals, how to organize them and how to “keep” them. Entire franchises have been built on this one productivity skill.

Confessions of a Reluctant Feminist: My Role In Perpetuating Workplace Discrimination

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The lack of workforce diversity affects virtually every business. We need to figure out how to fight the kind of workplace discrimination that creates cultural uniformity in our businesses for two reasons.

Solving Employee Engagement on the Front Lines

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As the job market tightens, and growth plans become constrained by the inability to hire people, many executives are talking about the importance of employee turnover and engagement. On the one hand I’m happy to see this. Employee well-being is key to a healthy business.

Unintended Consequences Matter: Learning to See Bystanderism and Microaggression as Contributors to Employee Turnover in the Workplace

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Efforts to increase diversity in our workplaces has been dismally slow over the last few decades, despite business initiatives, research and even expansions of the very definition of diversity. Like many, I find this frustrating.

Live Webinar: Recruiting 101 – How to Choose the Right ATS

Recruiting 101 – How to Choose the Right ATS. Let’s face it: Recruiting is hard. It’s nearly impossible without recruiting software or an applicant tracking system to help you automate the massive amount of daily tasks involved in hiring. Applicant tracking systems are command-central for all recruiting activities and manage everything from posting jobs, to collecting feedback, to moving candidates through the funnel and onboarding new hires. But buying an ATS can be as overwhelming as recruiting itself. As someone working in recruiting or HR, you have control of the first part of the onboarding and training process and have a large part to play in the successful onboarding of the entire company’s new hires. Join us on Thursday, June 28, 2018, Time: 11:00 AM PST, 1:00 PM EST, for a live webinar to learn what an applicant tracking system is, what to look for, and how to choose the right vendor.

How Managers Can Improve Employee Engagement & Retention

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By: Patricia Hughes. Organizations are experiencing another perfect storm in recruiting and hiring. A combination of decreasing employee engagement, increasing turnover and fewer skilled candidates available, is making it tough for companies to get the right resources.

Leadership Perspective: Are Traditional Measures of Workforce Diversity Outdated?

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Despite being the #1 recruiting trend for 2018 for businesses, and despite decades of trying to improve workforce diversity demographics in the workplace, the commercial sector has made little progress.

Dear Dana Workplace Advice: 3 Ways a Male Executive Can Help Create a Less Biased Corporate Culture

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Welcome to “Dear Dana”, our regular column to give you career and workplace advice/coaching. Please write in and tell me about a career challenge or frustration you’re facing at the office! Dana Theus.

Does Women’s Emotional Intelligence Help Us Get Into Leadership?

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How well do you handle your emotions at work? Too many women and men read that question as a damnation of women who can’t control their emotions in the office. In fact, it’s more important that you learn to use your emotions intentionally at work, than merely control them.

The Complete Guide to Buying an Applicant Tracking System

With 200+ offerings in the market, choosing the right applicant tracking system can be a challenge. To help, we have developed a comprehensive buying guide highlighting what you should look for along each step of the decision process. Download the guide and ensure that the ATS you choose is the right fit for your organization.

5 Leadership Lessons From The Worst Bosses I’ve Ever Had

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I recently read a fabulous post by Steve Tobak on BNET with tons of great management advice based on his personal experience. It reminded me that after scolding Steve Jobs and other jerk bosses, I actually owe my two worst bosses some props in public.

The Future of Work Unleashes Human Potential

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Ever want to look into a crystal ball and see the future? What is the future of work going to look like and will you be ready? How will you lead in the rapidly changing future of work? Start by understanding that the workplace is changing and becoming more fluid.

3 Things My Dog Reminded Me About Employee Performance and Employee Engagement

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I rescued a pup last Fall. His name is Loki and he’s a Pomeranian and something-or-other mix. One thing I didn’t know about a rescue dog is that they’ve often been traumatized (e.g., abusive owners, time on the streets etc.)

The Antidote for Toxic Corporate Culture

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In a recent leadership development workshop I facilitated, one woman bravely spoke her truth about the reality of the toxic corporate culture they all worked in. It was dysfunctional. Managers were petty and their pettiness was only overshadowed by the pettiness of the leaders above them.

Are You Closing Candidates and Getting Them Onboarded Efficiently?

Once you choose a candidate to hire, the real work begins of trying to get them to accept your offer. And even if they do, you still need to get them onboarded efficiently. Are you doing a good job managing these steps? Take a 30-second assessment for a free evaluation of your job offer and onboarding processes.

Reframing Change Management Theory as an Act of Creation

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As a technology and marketing professional, an executive coach and a human recovering from trauma, I have studied change ever since I can remember.

Why You Want a Seat at the Table Early in Your Career

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Being an executive coach serving many women in leadership, I get to see gender equality through a unique lens. I get to hear from women about their struggles and their successes. I get a window into organizations of all sizes and in all industries.

Cultural Change: An Update on Workforce Diversity

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As I’ve begun to explore the interpersonal dynamics of workplace discrimination more closely, I have gone back to update my own understanding of workforce diversity data and what it tells us about the the demographic makeup of the modern workforce.

Getting Ahead and Getting Along: Two Sides of the Leadership Development Coin

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Can leaders be both self-interested and others-oriented? At first glance, it may seem that these attributes are at opposing ends of the same continuum.

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5 Key Aspects of Accurate Human Resource Management Systems Pricing

Simplify your software evaluation process with this free Human resource Management Systems software pricing guide! Don't let price confusion keep you from selecting the best HR software for your organization's needs. Download your free guide today!

It’s A Matter Of Survival: The Four Conversations That Set Off Emotional Triggers

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As we approach summer, I’m reminded of the family road trip. The kind with screaming kids, barking dogs and parents hoping they don’t harm one of those screaming kids.

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Business Leaders – What Don’t Your Employees Tell You?

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Bosses, Do you know what’s really going on in your organizations? According to the Speak Truth to Power Survey I fielded last month, no. You’re often not hearing what your people really think.

The Leadership Effect

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What if everyone woke up one day and decided to lead from inside their power? We all can. All you have to do is set your intention. And do it. “Don’t make us wait any longer to benefit from your greatness and contributions.” ” What are you waiting for ?

The Business Case for Strategic Focus on Organizational Culture

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In the early 1980’s Robert Levering, a journalist, and his writing partner Milt Moskowitz set out on a three-year tour to travel the United States. They interviewed employees across the country to find out what made for a really good work environment.

7 Steps to Attract and Engage More Candidates

Want to improve the candidate experience of your job application and drive more candidates to apply? This guide covers: presentation of your careers page and jobs, length and complexity of your online application, application technology, and candidate acknowledgement.

Want to Inspire Your Team? Develop This Leadership Trait First

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Leaders must inspire team members to achieve their personal and professional best. Pep talks and motivational speeches can only go so far, and if you lack one trait in particular, they may not help you at all.

5 Employee Development Trends in Human Capital Management

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As a business leader, you want to stay on top of the latest trends in employee development and retention. The rapidly evolving human capital management (“HCM”) field is full of innovation and change, and there are some great ideas out there you can adapt to your own team’s development.

Time to Change the Working Mom Culture

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Have you ever been asked “How do you do it all”? For me this question sets off many emotional triggers , like: “Wow! You think I’m doing that well?” – I’m proud. You think I do “it” all?” – I’m shocked. Have there been times when you thought I didn’t “do it all”? – I’m worried.

The 3% Leadership Revolution: A (Missed) Opportunity For Women in Leadership?

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There is a quiet leadership revolution going on, a shift in the definition of success from “what” to “how.” In times of major change, the underdog has a strategic opportunity to end up on top.

Learn the Secrets of High-Performing HR Teams

Based on user groups, one-on-one interviews, surveys of thousands of HR teams and data from 30,000+ medium and small-sized businesses we serve, the guide challenges you to examine your current practices and provides detailed action plans to help your team become an industry-leading HR department.

Why You Should Cultivate a Leadership Mentoring Style

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Someone once gave me the greatest compliment. She said, “Since you’re my mentor I think you can help me with this.” Until that moment I had no idea I was her mentor!

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In Power Women – Crossing Our Divides

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Women’s relationship to power is fascinating. I have instigated several discussions about this subject and find the subject rich and deep for women and men alike.

Lessons from a Power Breakfast – What’s at STAKE?

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To everyone but us, we were a power breakfast. Meeting early at the Mayflower Hotel in downtown Washington DC, we were strategists behind an international organization representing 160 of the biggest companies and Non Governmental Organization (NGO) nonprofits in the world.

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How To Change

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Everyone wants to change. The airwaves are full of tempting enticements to cause change in our bodies, our minds and our relationships, but the real process of change is so much more organic and subtle than a pill or piece of exercise equipment can deliver.

Black or White: Moving Beyond the Traditional Diversity & Inclusion Box

Speaker: Elena Valentine, CEO of Skillscout, and Nancy Harris, CEO of Restart Consulting LLC

“But, if you're thinkin' about my baby, It don't matter if you're black or white.”. Michael Jackson’s popular song from the early 90’s only touched on one aspect of diversity. As time has progressed, we recognize that diversity extends far beyond just “black or white.” But often times, that is the focus of our diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives. And with this narrow focus, we can become trapped “in a box “ that inadvertently overlooks other aspects of DE&I. This can lead to employees feeling frustrated and our programs spinning in circles with no real progress. We’re here to disrupt your thinking and approach to traditional DE&I. This highly interactive session will have you seeing more than just “black or white.".

Why Would You Want To Be A Pro-Employee Company?

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Talk to Mary live at our InPower Coffee Break Talk Show @Blab on April 5 – What would a “pro-human” work culture mean? Sign up for a reminder and m eet us at 1pm ET/10am PT at our @Blab channel. You may interpret the phrase “pro-employee” any number of ways.

Solopreneurship – 3 Oxymoronic Ways to Climb The Corporate Ladder

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What does it mean to be IN power when you’re working for yourself?

6 Dynamics of Transformation – for Your Business and Your Life

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Good leaders need to be reasonable managers, able to make sure the important stuff gets done from day to day, but a true leader’s potential is discovered and exercised during times of business transformation. It is in those times that the leaders truly change the world.

The Power of Who in Personality Assessments

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Here’s a quick social experiment I’d like you to try at your next cocktail party or networking event. Instead of asking the ubiquitous “So, what do you do?” question of the first person you meet, ask this instead: “So, who are you?” . The first question can get you a lot of content.

Attracting & Retaining Superstar Talent

Speaker: Ryan Turnbull, VP, Wellness Practices Leader at Tolman & Wiker, & Bryce Eddy, SVP Employee Benefits at Tolman & Wiker

Ever wonder how companies differentiate themselves to attract and retain superstar talent? Join us for a panel event featuring thought leaders from Tolman | Wiker, voted '2017 Best Place To Work' by the Pacific Coast Business Times, as they share insight on the strategies used by top employers to win the war for talent.