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Quick Tips for OKRs

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OKRs (Objectives and Key Results) guide large-scale goals, usually at a company or departmental level. An OKR defines an objective as a process requiring substantial effort to attain and includes a series of measurable key results to track progress. The purpose of an OKR is to push companies forward with challenging goals. . As such, you need to take a different approach to OKRs than other goal-setting systems.

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Reflektive’s Inaugural Performance & Engagement Survey Reveals Key Insights into Impact of 1:1s, Feedback for Employee Engagement

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In May of this year, Reflektive ran its inaugural Performance & Engagement survey to better understand the impact of performance management on employee engagement. The survey was sent to 1,000 U.S. employees from different industries, company sizes, and roles.

Why Align Employee Goals and Objectives With Business Goals

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Recognizing and nurturing employee goals and objectives is part of any good manager’s responsibilities. Employees who have regular career conversations with managers are generally highly engaged and motivated. And according to Harvard Business Review , 71 percent of companies rank employee engagement as very important for overall organizational success.

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How To Improve Performance By Encouraging Collaboration

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The ability to work together towards a common goal is one of humanity’s greatest strengths, and one you can leverage to improve performance in the workplace. Teamwork statistics and collaboration research consistently prove collaboration positively impacts productivity. According to a Stanford study , people who are encouraged to collaborate stick to a given task 64 percent longer than peers who work alone, while reporting higher engagement levels, less fatigue, and higher success rates.

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Candidate Screening Simplified

Speaker: Allen Samuel, Senior Sourcer & Serial Entrepreneur

When it comes to finding the right candidates for your company, you want to ensure that they are a good “fit.” By having an understanding of the job description, accurate skillset criteria and a short conversation with the hiring manager, you will be armed with the resources to quickly and effectively convert potential candidates to new hires. Join Senior Sourcer & Serial Entrepreneur Allen Samuel to learn the steps you should be taking in your candidate screening process.

How Artificial Intelligence Is Changing the Future of Work, Now

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Most of us have experienced how the proliferation of artificial intelligence (AI) is changing everything about the way we live, shop and communicate.

Everything You Need To Know About Writing Effective OKRs

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OKRs (Objectives and Key Results) are more than just goals: they’re a means of executing company strategies. An OKR challenges your company to push past normal toward exceptional. As such, OKRs are an excellent way to explore new territory and grow as a company. To be effective, OKRs must be well-written. The best thought-out strategies will fail unless they’re clearly communicated to your team. Writing a good OKR is the launching pad for your goals and objectives.

5 Steps for Managers to Crush the Mid-Year Performance Review

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Performance evaluations are stressful times for employees, who often view approaching reviews with dread — especially if they only meet with managers once or twice a year. Mid-year performance reviews can be equally stressful for managers, who may struggle to balance the need to provide constructive criticism with the natural desire to avoid conflict with their team. Performance reviews don’t have to be nerve-wracking.

5 Must-See TED Talks to Improve your Employee Engagement

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Employee experience and engagement are at the forefront of every HR leader’s mind; whenever Gallup releases its employee engagement research , we are reminded of the consistently low levels of engagement that continue to burden organizations and leave HR teams scrambling.

The Astrological Guide to Great Management

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A great deal of work, dedication, training, and hard-earned life experience goes into becoming a great manager. But how much of your great manager potential is determined by fate? Let’s look to astrology, the world’s most popular meme, for the answer.

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5 Culture Trends for 2019

As we approach 2019, major shifts in the work environment will continue to affect the ways companies do business. Companies that are looking to attract, engage, and retain top talent should leverage these trends to create workplaces where employees thrive.

What HR Leaders Need to Know About The Growth Divide

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Innovation, productivity, and sustainable growth are a handful of typical priorities for HR leaders and executive teams. So why is there a huge disconnect between what employers and employees believe is necessary to support these priorities?

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Strategies to Reduce Employee Turnover

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A great company culture goes beyond work perks. While those special perks (free gourmet lunches, for example) are thrilling for new hires and a great tool for recruiters, they aren’t enough to keep your best employees engaged over time.

Engaging Employees With Collaborative Goal-Setting

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Traditional goal-setting has a “top-down” quality to it. Management announces company or departmental goals, and employees have little choice but to fall in line. Top-down goals leave employees with no say in the company’s direction and no sense of ownership in the goal-setting process. In worst-case scenarios, this results in feelings of resentment and powerlessness among your workforce and high levels of turnover as employees leave for positions where they feel their input is valued.

How to Use OKRs for Quarterly and Annual Planning

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OKRs (Objectives and Key Results) challenge companies to achieve ambitious goals. OKRs were designed by Andy Grove of Intel, and Google was quick to incorporate OKR planning into its quarterly and annual planning. Google now considers annual OKRs instrumental to the company’s success. This success has encouraged many organizations to adopt OKR best practices for their own planning purposes. . SEE ALSO: The HR Innovator’s Guide to OKRs. The ABCs of OKRs. OKRs have two components.

Why All the AI Research You’re Reading is Dead Wrong

Speaker: Ben Eubanks, SPHR, SHRM-SCP, Principal Analyst at Lighthouse Research & Advisory

While we may be “people” professionals, it is part of our job to understand AI and how this technology can enable us to make smarter decisions and develop more efficient processes. Join Lighthouse Research & Advisory Principal Analyst Ben Eubanks where he will discuss how AI can be used for HR and recruiting processes, including how to create more human interactions and engagement through the strategic application of technology.

First-Time Managers: How to Get Started

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After years of hard work, you’ve just been promoted to a managerial position. Chances are you’re feeling proud, excited, and probably more than a little nervous. How will you handle conflicts with team members? How often should you meet with your direct reports? Will your team respect you and trust your leadership? Ideally, first-time managers have been properly mentored and prepared for their positions, but not every company has a leadership or new manager training program.

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How To Encourage Greater Diversity In The Workplace

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As national demographics change, so do the faces of your workforce. Today’s employees are much more diverse than they were a generation ago; Women, LGBTQ+ individuals, and members of ethnic and cultural minorities all have an increasingly important presence in the workforce, and that’s a good thing. Increasing diversity in the workplace exposes employees to different perspectives, encouraging creativity, innovation, and productivity. Why Grow Company Diversity?

8 Days of Feedback From Santa Claus

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Who is Santa, if not one of the world’s best managers? Somehow, the jolly old man manages to deliver presents to millions of children around the globe every year, all with a smile.

How to Bridge the Growth Divide for More Business and Employee Success

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The Reflektive and Wakefield Research webinar on May 8th about the Growth Divide study and insights was a hit with 96% of attendees scoring it a 4 or 5. We appreciate this feedback and suggest you tune into the webinar, now on demand.

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Strategic Recruitment Marketing Made Simple

Speaker: Andrew Levy, Employer Branding and Recruitment Marketing Senior Director, Employera

By streamlining your marketing efforts through simple mindset shifts and automation, you will be on your way to a more efficient talent acquisition process. Join Employera’s Employer Branding and Recruitment Marketing Senior Director Andrew Levy as he discusses how to analyze your current marketing practices and transform them to ensure your candidates turn into employees.

The Next Big Thing for People Management

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If people are a company’s most precious resource, why are so many of the tools in today’s HR tech landscape so slow to identify why your employees are disengaged? According to Gallup , disengaged employees cost the U.S. between $450 billion to $550 billion per year in lost productivity.

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Announcing Reflektive’s 2018 Year in Review

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After 5 years as a company, we finally decided it was time to get to the bottom of important feedback trends. We sought to find answers to questions such as “What is the most popular day to give feedback?”, ”, and “Which day of the week people are most likely to give feedback?”

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OKRs and KPIs: What They Are and How They Work Together

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If your employees express confusion about the difference between OKRs vs. KPIs, they’re not alone. Many people don’t understand the difference between the two, let alone how OKRs and KPIs work together. The simplest way to distinguish OKRs vs. KPIs: OKRs are used to reach objectives, while KPIs measure employee, departmental and organizational performance. SEE ALSO: The HR Innovator’s Guide to OKRs. OKR stands for Objective and Key Results, and it’s used to set and achieve specific goals.

Is Performance Management Broken? [INFOGRAPHIC]

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Extensive research in the past few years has focused on improving and gauging success of traditional performance management methods. But even with upgrades like 360 reviews and calibration, performance management falls short of accurately measuring performance due to persistent bias.

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!

5 lessons for the workplace from Brené Brown’s new Netflix special

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Netflix recently added a new title to its original series roster: The Call to Courage with Brené Brown. Brené is a renowned research professor at the University of Houston and five-time New York Times bestseller who has spent the past two decades studying courage, vulnerability, shame, and empathy. You may recognize her name if you’re a TED Talk enthusiast, as her talk on the power of vulnerability is one of the most-watched of all time.

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Strategic HR vs Compliance HR: What’s the Difference?

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Compliance has traditionally been HR’s main focus and area of responsibility. HR is expected to ensure the company meets all legalities concerning employee treatment while making sure employees understand workplace handbooks, codes of contact, and similar issues. Compliance HR continues to have its place in modern human resources, but growing access to employee data has seen the rise of strategic HR and the alignment between human resources and company goals. Defining Compliance HR.

Introducing 1:1s and a new Performance experience to drive employee engagement

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In today’s competitive talent market employee retention and engagement have become two of the biggest challenges for organizations of all sizes.

Why Ranking Employees Against Each Other Doesn’t Work

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Feedback and evaluation are key to organizational success. We must know how we’re performing at our jobs in order to continuously improve and keep our organization moving forward. At one point, we all used benchmarks: From childhood through higher education, we had clear grades presented to us multiple times a year to let us know exactly where we stood in comparison to a mandated rubric. Feedback and evaluation are key to organizational success. Click To Tweet.

Stop Ghosting Your Candidates!

Speaker: Vanessa Raath, Freelance Sourcer & Sourcing Trainer, International Keynote Speaker

You will learn the best practices for maintaining constant communication between the recruiter and the candidate from the time they submit their job application, right up to their first few days as a new hire. Join international Keynote Speaker & Sourcing Trainer Vanessa Raath to learn how you can encourage your recruiters to provide feedback throughout the recruitment process.

All You Need to Know About Employee Engagement Strategies

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Companies depend upon employee engagement for multiple reasons: higher productivity, better morale, lower turnover rates, and other, more ephemeral reasons, such as trust in management and self-confidence. Employment engagement strategies aim to foster engagement that’s in tune with company values and corporate culture. WEBINAR: Thinking Outside the Perks: Recruiting and Retention to Improve Employee Tenure. The Problem with Employee Engagement Strategies.

Webinar Recap: Strategies for Smarter 1:1 Conversations with WSJ Best Seller Julie Zhuo

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Reflektive recently had the pleasure of hosting a webinar with Julie Zhou, VP of Product Design at Facebook and author of the Wall Street Journal bestseller The Making of a Manager , on the topic of 1:1 conversations. During the engaging conversation, Zhou discussed the following: ? How to have smarter 1:1 conversations with direct reports and peers. ? How to establish trust among direct reports and team. ? Her philosophy on feedback. ? What the ideal 1:1 looks like. ?

How Different Age Groups Define “Company Culture”

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Company culture is a term in constant use in HR and people management. Everyone agrees a healthy corporate culture is important and results in happy, productive employees. Yet ask for the definition of company culture, and it quickly becomes clear few people can adequately explain what it means. This isn’t surprising. Anthropologists have been using the term “culture” for centuries, and even they have disagreements on its definition.

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What Your Employees Really Want [RESEARCH]

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New data reveals a significant gap between what employees expect and what companies deliver when it comes to performance management and growth. At Reflektive, we call this the Growth Divide. I recently shared with HR Technologist the key steps to address the gap.

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