Quick Shots for #HR and #Business Pros – March 2015

HR Bartender

Investing in our employees has never been more important for business growth. Don’t forget that the Association for Talent Development’s International Conference and Expo (aka ATD ICE) is being held in Orlando on May 17-20. Where has the year gone?!

Corporate Culture: Your Company Is a Community

HR Bartender

I heard it at the Great Place to Work conference and again at the Association for Talent Development (ATD) International Conference and Expo. employees). Cultures of control have low employee engagement.

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How To Build a Successful Mentoring Program

HR Bartender

Organizations are facing some unique challenges when it comes to talent. Companies want to make sure their organizational knowledge and history is passed along to new employees, who will lead the organization forward.

How To 478

Prevent Exit Interviews With Stay Interviews

HR Bartender

They’re defined as structured interviews designed to learn the reasons that employees stay with a company or the conditions that might cause them to leave. As the talent wars continue, stay interviews can be a valuable way to engage and retain employees.

The #1 Reason People Leave A Job Might Surprise You

SuccessFactors

Do you know the number-one reason employees leave a job? Multiple surveys have confirmed a manager can make or break an employee’s experience. A study by employee engagement firm TinyPulse identified various behaviors impact retention, such as micromanagement and a lack of opportunities for development. Companies often promote internally, rewarding skilled employees with a move to management. Enthusiastic managers can overwork good employees. “If

5 Steps To Stellar Year-End Reviews

SAP Innovation

Just 7% of employees understand their goals and what they need to do to achieve them. Facts make a huge difference in employee ranking and the pay and promotion pipeline – but very few managers are really disciplined about cataloging them for their direct reports.

Retaining the Millennial Workforce and Why It Matters

HR Daily Advisor

As such, HR teams are tasked with the critical job of developing programs and putting benefits in place that lower turnover rates and set their employees up for success as they grow with the organization. Attracting and Retaining Talent.

Will HR Close the Great Divide?

NCHRA

A senior line executive in a leading $4B technology company needed to accelerate new product development and commercialization to stay ahead of a much larger competitor. In Talent Development, an example of a suboptimal program would be the classic nine-box process.