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The Idiosyncratic Rater Effect & How It’s Ruining Your Performance Reviews

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You’ve been a manager for some time, and you have a pretty good read on most people. Or, at least, you’d like to think you do. You strive to rate employees in the most objective way possible, but if you’re doing it based only from your own perspective, reviews are not as effective as they could be. If anything, they are really more of a reflection on yourself, not your employees or colleagues. Marcus Buckingham, in a Harvard Business Review article , states: “.on

How to Set a Foundation for Effective Performance Appraisals

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Whether they happen once a year or once a month, performance reviews are an essential part of any business. If you want to build a performance culture, how you conduct performance reviews can make or break your business. If you want your reviews to have positive results, you have to lay the groundwork. Good performance reviews don’t just happen. They take work and preparation, and you have to set a foundation. Start working on this prep work now to ensure great reviews down the road.

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What Creating an Ongoing Employee Engagement Model Does for Your Company

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Employee engagement is a popular topic in the HR space and has become a major challenge for businesses. A new generation in the workforce demands it, widespread use of technology enables it and a fast-paced environment makes its meaning ever clearer -- all the factors contribute to employee engagement becoming more important than ever. Companies with engaged employees outperform those without by up to 202%. the bottom line clearly proves its efficacy. Performance Management

[Printable] 100 Starter Phrases to Align Employee Performance & Goals

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There are so many ways to start giving employees better feedback, but one of the best is to use starter phrases to align the employee’s role and goals immediately to set the tone of the conversation. Performance Managment

100 Pipeline Plays: The Modern Sales Playbook

For the first time, we’re sharing the winning plays that took us from scrappy startup to a publicly traded company. Use our proven data-driven plays to grow your pipeline and crush your revenue targets.

The One Component of the Annual Review that Must Stay

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The traditional annual performance review has been criticized for missing the mark in specific feedback, timeliness and progress. 45% of HR leaders do not think annual performance reviews are an accurate appraisal for employee’s work and only 14% of organizations are happy with their performance management system. Performance Management

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Don't Let Stranger Things Happen to Your Hiring Process

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Having an outstanding hiring process is a must for organizations trying to bring and keep great talent. Of candidates who have a bad experience with an organization, 42% would never apply for any other job opening at that company again, and 22% would convince their friends not to as well. How do you keep your process from turning into something of supernatural proportions, though? Check out these 5 tips: Quality of Hire

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TOS Overview | How to Use it, Ways to Build it Into Your Company

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As a leader within your organization, you’re tasked with balancing people management, team and departmental tasks as well as your very own list of deliverables. It’s a tough job, but technology has been stepping in to make the duty a bit more efficient. Recently we announced the launch of a new addition to the ClearCompany suite of products, Talent OS. This system is built to help teams accomplish more and with unprecedented clarity for leaders and employees.

5 Step Process to Increase Workplace Collaboration Immediately [Worksheet]

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The following worksheet can be used to audit existing departments and teams that act like silos within any organization. Silos are a mentality that may exist when departments or teams within an organization do not effectively share information and knowledge with others in the organization.

7 Ways to Improve Employee Development Programs

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Businesses spend approximately $164.2 billion dollars on learning and development programs , and for good reason. Employee development programs have a bigger effect on business than you might think; learning programs affect employee retention (it's 25% higher for employees who have engaged in company sponsored mentoring ), active engagement, and productivity rates. Performance Management

Swiping Right on HR Tech: How Tinder and Southern Cross Automate Their Hiring & Onboarding Process

Speaker: Nora Diaz de Leon and Nicole Moore

Paperwork, endless email threads, and other manual tasks have kept HR from focusing on what they do best. sound familiar? Sign up for this webinar from Tinder and Southern Cross, to learn how they use the latest in HR tech to streamline their hiring and onboarding experience.

Better Innovation Starts with Core Competencies in Talent Management

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“You will never get good work out of anyone if you hand over a brief and go, ‘We have no clue what we want, but why don’t you just do it for us.’". Talent Management

The Conversation Process Every Manager Should Follow in Employee Reviews

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Effective employee reviews aren’t something leaders do at employees; reviews are something that leaders do with employees. Use these questions to gauge and establish employee alignment with your organization, then follow up accordingly to solicit feedback from employees in regards to how they’re managed. Performance Management

Encourage More Productivity From Your Employees

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Despite how well employees may be performing, sometimes you just need a little bit more out of them. Although you won’t be able to squeeze every last bit of productivity out of them, you can give them a nudge in the right direction. After all, it’s less expensive to keep an employee who has been trained and onboarded than it is to source, recruit, hire and train a new employee to fill gaps when the organizational goals shift and change with new business, economic changes or seasonal spikes.

Competencies in Job Ads Determine Candidate Quality: Here’s How

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The messaging in a job advertisement influences the type of candidate who will respond. Successful job ads that attract quality candidates should have enough information for the candidate to be able to determine if they’re a suitable applicant, but not too much information to keep the candidate intrigued and curious. Quality of Hire

What Hourly Workers Want More than Money

Big companies are driving up wages, but there are other ways to compete for talent. Attract talented, ambitious people by giving them more control over their lives. Hourly workers want to make their daily lives and financial lives more predictable. Employers can assist by offering early access to pay, flexible scheduling, healthcare assistance, benefits where possible, and paid leave options.

Why You Need to Invest in HR Tech and Analytics Now | ClearCompany

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ClearCompany believes in the importance of using insightful HR data and modern technologies to assist with decision-making and talent management.

Transforming Your Talent Process: 7 Must Have Downloads

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We write a lot about transforming your talent into A-Players, but that takes more than technology; it takes a commitment to doing the work day in and day out. To help you be the best talent management professional you can be, we’ve created a giant resource pack you can download and take with you. Talent Management

[Video] 5 Ways Strengthening Talent Alignment Benefits Your HR Strategy

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Skills Gap: How It Impacts Your Team & How to Solve for It

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CareerBuilder recently released some unsettling news about the skills gap, and it’s not something that only affects one sector or industry. Before you think that this doesn’t necessarily affect your company, it should be noted that their findings suggest this is a challenge felt by everyone. Check out these highlights: 60% of US employers’ job openings stay vacant for 12 weeks or longer. The average annual cost incurred by extended job vacancies is more than $800,000.

The Guide to Finding Global Talent

Remote work has opened the doors to hiring the best talent anywhere. Discover how building a talent hub in a specific geographic region can help grow your company. Learn key factors to consider when creating a hub and suggested locations.

Flip the Switch on Your Candidate Sourcing & Screening Tactics… Now!

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We’ve already discussed the benefits of using competencies to evaluate candidates in the 5 Unique Benefits of Competency Based Recruitment and Selection , but what about using them internally to evaluate each other? Recruiting & Sourcing

25 HR Compliance Terms to Know for 2018

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In addition to the holiday parties and secret santa gift exchanges, the end of the year also brings organizational compliance processes as your HR department gets ready to wrap things up. If you’re not an expert in this area, or even if you are, there’s never a bad time for a terminology brush-up. Take a look at the 25 HR compliance terms you need to know as a manager: Affirmative Action Plan (AAP): A written set of specific, results-oriented procedures to be followed.

[Video] 5 Ways Strengthing Talent Alignment Benefits Your HR Strategy

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Did you know employees are 7X more likely to be engaged when they report that their managers are aware of the tasks and projects that they are working on? Or that o nly 7% of employees today fully understand their company's business strategies and what's expected of them? With a Talent Alignment Platform, employees and leaders collaborate together, which increases business performance. Take a look at our 5 top ways to align talent in our newest video below! Talent Management

How to Prep Your Candidates For Their First Video Interview

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More than ever, candidates want to use the technology they’re surrounded by to better their lives, and the hiring process is no exception. Around 51% of best-in-class companies use video -enabled applications. This suggests interviewing with video will be an inevitable advancement in recruitment technology. But that doesn’t necessarily mean your candidates are familiar with this facet of corporate technology just yet.

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Witness the HR Digital Transformation Journey of Coca-Cola

A case study on how Coca-Cola transformed employee experience, addressed remote working challenges and streamlined routine workflows using AI

3-Steps for Hiring Managers with Emotional Intelligence

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As more studies reveal the benefits of emotional intelligence in the workplace, companies are beginning to take notice, and the myth of IQ leading the way is coming undone. For example, 58% of job performance is based on a person’s EQ, and 70% of the time, those with mid-level IQ outperform those with the highest IQs. Hiring Workplace Cultural Fit

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Struggling with FLSA Conversations? Use These Tips

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Recent updates to the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) have companies making some tough decisions regarding employee statuses within their organization. If you’ve missed the whole DOL overtime ruling conversation , a quick reminder: Performance Management

5 Candidate Screening Questions You Should Always Ask

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We know you’ve seen them, the 10,000 articles out there about candidate screening questions. The “how to’s” the “dos and don’ts” and, of course, the “best practices” articles that flood the internet. It can almost convince you to believe that interviewing a new applicant is simple, or at least easy to follow given this “quick recipe to interviewing success.”. Screening Candidates Video Interview

What Actually Makes a HiPo Employee High-Performing?

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You’d be hard-pressed to find someone who wouldn’t want a high performer , as long as they were amicable and weren’t too high maintenance. But what defines a HiPo? What makes them work better than everyone else? How can you keep these high performers from leaving and make sure their performance qualities infect the whole company? Performance Reviews

How the Candidate Experience Is Your Competitive Advantage

Speaker: Kevin W. Grossman, TAS, HCS | Talent Board and the Candidate Experience (CandE) Awards President

During this informative webinar, Talent Board and the Candidate Experience (CandE) Awards President, Kevin Grossman, will share insights from their candidate experience benchmark research and teach you how the candidate experience is your competitive advantage.

5 Tips to Make Text Messaging an Effective Recruitment Channel

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Less is More: 4 Reasons Paperless Onboarding is Better

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A new hire’s first day on the job is rarely filled with work. Legal documents and company onboarding take precedence over regular day-to-day work. Quality onboarding is essential to the success of a new hire, so to undervalue this process is faulty on the part of the organization.

Why Employees Shouldn’t be On-Call 24/7

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The Old Rules are dead, long live the new rules. Business magazine and website FastCompany recently highlighted how work is slowly encroaching into the off-hours of employees’ time. No longer can someone simply work 9-to-5 and maintain the illusion that work and life are separate, or find time to truly break away. While on vacation, 44% of people check their work messages , and 34% of people end up working one weekend day per week. But should your employees really be this focused on their work?

What to Do When Your Employer Brand Goes Bump in the Night

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From ghouls and ghosts and long-leggedy crawlers , one of the scariest things that could go bump in the night is definitely your employer brand. Having a creepy or even invisible employer brand can affect everything from the candidates who apply to the engagement of your current employees. How can you shift your employer brand from trick to treat? Here are 5 ways to make it happen and turn your employer brand from frightening to an employer brand that attracts quality candidates.

Your Guide to Using Conversational Marketing to Drive Demand Generation

What is conversational marketing really about? This guide will examine the market forces at play, shifting buyer trends, how to leverage conversation marketing, and the tactics involved in adopting it for a B2B demand generation strategy.