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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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A Crash Course in Empathy and Leadership

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Empathy now sits at the top of the list of desired job skills for candidates, outranking work ethic and communication. But why? What is empathy, and why is it important for business leaders? That’s what Michael Ventura, CEO of Sub Rosa, covered in his packed SXSW session: A Crash Course to Empathy in Leadership. What is Empathy? Empathy starts from one of the fundamental facets of human behavior: a desire to understand and be understood.

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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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Simplify Your Background Check and Compliance Process

Staying compliant in your hiring process starts with a rock-solid background check process. Having a consistent program that documents compliance policies and mitigates risk is a necessity in today’s fast-paced hiring landscape. Join Curt Schwall, Vice President of Compliance and Regulatory Affairs at EBI, and learn what it takes to run a top-notch background check program that ensures you stay compliant.

#SXSW – Avoid Diversity Myths to Avoid Diversity Failures

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Though great strides have been made on diversity and inclusion in the workplace in recent years, there are still several misconceptions and myths that are preventing businesses from creating truly inclusive environments for their employees. Many of these myths come from a lack of understanding about the overall goal of D&I efforts, so in an effort to clarify these misconceptions, Jason R. Lambert, Ph.D, and Joy Leopold, Ph.D

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.

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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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.

Employee Records – How Long Should You Keep Them For?

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Years of employee records take up significant amounts of space–either as physical documents or when stored electronically. Periodically purging old documents helps keep your records at manageable levels, but doing so raises an important question: How long to keep employee files? The answer depends on the nature of the employee files and federal or state laws. SEE ALSO: Managing a Multigenerational Workforce in the Age of The Millennial.

The New Recruiting Mindset: Stay Competitive in a Changing Talent Landscape

What were once strong pillars in your recruiting strategy are now likely falling short in effectiveness. Strong pillars in your recruiting strategy are likely now outdated and ineffective. This report gives actionable tactics to implement now from boosting your employer brand to the exact perks to offer that winning candidate.before your competitor does.

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.

Diversity and Inclusion Fatigue: The Hidden Barriers to a Successful D&I Program

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Many companies want to make diversity and inclusion a priority within their organization, but few know how to successfully to do so. Those that attempt to implement D&I programs eventually face fatigue in their efforts and often end up neglecting either the diversity or the inclusion aspects of said program.

8 Tips For Building Culture Across Remote Teams

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With 3.4 million Americans now working remotely for at least half the work week, managing remote teams has become commonplace. Remote team communication has become easier with the development of online tools and workspaces, which also offer opportunities to assess remote work performance. SEE ALSO: Ultimate Guide to Employee Check-Ins. While many of the practical challenges of working with remote teams have been overcome, companies still struggle to build culture with out-of-office employees.

Humans and Bots: How to blend human skills and AI to build customer intimacy and drive growth

Join Genesys for this webinar to learn how leading companies are using blended AI to drive customer intimacy and revenue growth.

3 Reasons Why Engagement Surveys are Broken

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It’s no secret that companies are prioritizing employee engagement. Consider this: organizations invest nearly $720 million annually on efforts to improve engagement, according to Bersin. But despite those efforts, employee engagement hasn’t budged, hovering around 30 percent for nearly 15 years. And one of the most common and costly engagement methods—employee surveys—hasn’t delivered on its promise.

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Five HR Trends that Will Define 2019

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In this competitive talent landscape, it’s vital to stay current on—or ahead of—the latest HR trends. In looking ahead to 2019, what can HR professionals expect to see? SEE ALSO: How to Effectively Change Performance Management. The Growth of People Analytics. The Deloitte Global Human Capital Trends report found that 84% of executives consider people analytics to be a high priority for their organizations.

Better Together: Performance and Engagement

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In today’s tight labor market, competition for talent is fierce. HR leaders know that to retain their best people, employee engagement is critical. Yet being able to keep a pulse of actual employee engagement is a struggle. It’s hard for companies to understand employee engagement on a continuous basis, and even harder for them to act on their engagement insights. We realized that we could help solve these customer problems by pairing engagement surveys with our performance solution.

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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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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.

Four Lessons for Balancing the Art and Science of Change Management

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Change management is a very challenging, complex discipline. It is one of the most difficult things to do in organizations, and yet, it can also be the most rewarding. For me, change management is both art and science. There are a lot of speakers, classes, and books about change management. Frameworks and several different approaches that might work in different organizations. That’s the science behind it.

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.

Smart Fights: Say What You Really Think at Work

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We’ve all had conflicts at work. Whether it’s between you and your manager, or you and your coworkers, conflicts are a natural experience in the workplace. According to Amy Gallo, contributing editor for the Harvard Business Review, we should praise conflict. In her SXSW session: Smart Fights: Say What You Really Think at Work , Gallo took a deep dive into all things conflict, and took us through frameworks for hacking productive conflicts.

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Conflict Management Skills for Every Manager

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Dealing with workplace conflicts is not a task many people enjoy, as conflict is typically associated with negative emotions. Conflict management skills provide managers with the ability to resolve conflicts equitably and turn disagreements into opportunities. SEE ALSO: The Ultimate Guide to One-on-Ones. Defining conflict. To better understand conflict management, it’s important to have a clear notion of what conflict actually entails.

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Dice 2018 Recruitment Automation Report

Artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) technologies are rapidly changing the way many recruit and hire talent. Read Dice's first-ever Recruitment Automation Report to discover how you can employ new, cutting-edge technologies to source and hire tech talent faster.

What is EQ and How Do You Improve It?

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Emotional intelligence (EQ) is increasingly seen as an important trait in the workforce that matters as much, if not more, as IQ. People with strong emotional intelligence tend to be happier and more successful in life, and are better able to manage stress and interpersonal challenges. So what is emotional intelligence, anyway? SEE ALSO: Managing a Multigenerational Workforce in the Age of The Millennial. What is emotional intelligence?

How to Use Public and Private Goals for Employee Management

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A company’s success depends, in large part, on its ability to identify and achieve goals that align with its mission. This includes both public and private goal setting. Generally speaking, public goals are goals affecting the company, an entire department, or a team, and usually originate with executives and managers. Private goals are work-related projects initiated by employees, and generally center on personal development. SEE ALSO: The HR Innovator’s Guide to SMART Goals.

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.

How to Lose an Employee in 10 Days

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The famous saying goes, “employees don’t leave their jobs, they leave their managers.” In fact, according to Gallup, 75% of the reasons people quit comes down to their managers. This matters because employee turnover is incredibly costly for organizations. SHRM reports that replacing a salaried employee costs an organization between 6 to 9 months of an employee’s salary on average. If you’re looking to increase your costs (!) and lose more employees (!!),

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Hard to Hire: Third-Party Recruiting & the State of Talent Acquisition Report

The talent acquisition challenges of today are unparalleled: 90% of survey respondents feel that the current hiring market is more challenging now than in the past! Recruiting as we’ve known it is evolving - how are you keeping ahead of the competition?

The Pros and Cons of Outsourcing Roles

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Approximately 300,000 jobs are outsourced by US companies every year for a wide variety of reasons. Depending on which position you take, outsourcing either kills US jobs or helps US companies stay competitive in the global market. The reality of outsourcing is rarely so black and white, however. When handled properly, there’s no reason the benefits of outsourcing can’t improve in-house employee morale and company competitiveness.

Webinar Recap: 5 Trends That Will Drive Performance Management in 2019

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In January of 2019, Meghan M. Biro hosted a Reflektive webinar focused on the major trends driving performance management in the coming year. A nationally recognized HR and technology analyst, Biro is the founder of TalentCulture and the host of the twitter chat and podcast #Worktrends. She regularly writes for Forbes , Entrepreneur , and The Huffington Post. SEE ALSO: Managing a Multigenerational Workforce in the Age of The Millennial.

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.

The Best New Books on Employee Engagement

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The world of HR is constantly evolving, so it is absolutely critical for leaders and HR professionals to stay on top of emerging trends and innovative approaches to address classic conundrums, like employee engagement. . While podcasts and online presentations, like TED Talk recordings , are great options for learning on the go, nothing is quite as effective as a good read to obtain in-depth knowledge. Books are a great way to obtain just that from thought leaders and influencers.

How Recruiters Can Create a Predictable Candidate Pipeline

Even the most experienced recruiting professionals face challenges filling critical roles in their organizations from an inability to establish, nurture and grow a sustainable talent pipeline. Download this eBook to get a jump on sourcing and learn how to build a high performance recruiting pipeline.