Out With Comparisons, In With Confidence

EmployeeConnect

One of the most tweeted and posted quotes of the day was “don’t compare your hustle to their highlight reel”. Who knows what is going on in the background for those we compare ourselves to, or aim to emulate. Imposter Syndrome, comparison-itis, and many other terms have been coined to describe this phenomenon. When it dents our confidence, and holds us back from maximising our potential we really need to find a way put the comparisons aside and move forward.

Carrie Murray Explains How to Combat Comparison Syndrome

Thrive Global

When you have the opportunity to ask some of the most interesting people in the world about their lives, sometimes the most fascinating answers come from the simplest questions. Carrie Murray founded BRA to remind business leaders that they’re not alone on their career journeys.

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How to Use the New Security Comparison Report

Personnel Data Systems

or just trying to compare security between two users, there is a new report which can help! The Security Comparison Report is a side-by-side comparison of your security groups’ access to applications, pages, and security options.

How to Make a Solid HRIS Software Comparison - Sapling Blog

Sapling

Whether your company is scaling and needs a platform to scale with it, or you’re considering a migration to a new vendor, you’ve come to the right place. You don’t need to evaluate and implement multiple tools, as many of the features and functionality are included.

How to Measure Internal Communications: An Introduction (Defining Your Goals)

SocialChorus

How will you make sure your employees get the message? Reaching every employee is one of the top concerns internal communications leaders face, yet many don’t know how to tackle this issue or measure when they’ve been successful. Identify your company’s goals to ensure alignment.

Why Breaking Out of the Comparison Trap Can Make Us Happier

Thrive Global

Image Licensed From Shutterstock “Comparison is the death of joy.” – Mark Twain Mark Twain was right, comparison is the death of joy. Getting caught in the comparison trap, is also a sure way to disconnect from your inner truth. Life can be noisy, if we allow it to be.

How To Hire Your Perfect Next Employee Series: Collecting Feedback From Your Hiring Team

ApplicantStack

Welcome to our series How To Hire Your Perfect Next Employee: The Ultimate Guide. In today’s post, we describe how to collect team feedback with ApplicantStack. Post Job to Job Boards. Collecting feedback is critical to making a good selection.

Stuck In A Comparison Trap? Here’s How To Get Out

Thrive Global

How to succeed without comparing yourself to others.Photo by Niklas Hamann. Courtesy of Unsplash Do you ever compare yourself to others? If you never do, send me a note, because I’d love to meet you. Why was I comparing myself to him? Click here to access it!

How to Measure Employee Engagement

DecisionWise

After all, how do you get people to tell you how engaged they are in their work when they might not even understand the concept very well? Organizations often make one of two mistakes when trying to measure employee engagement. How to Measure Employee Engagement.

How to Measure Internal Communications: Defining Your Goals {Plus Worksheet}

SocialChorus

In my role as co-founder and chief strategy officer at SocialChorus, I get to work with leaders of with Fortune 500 companies to help them digitally transform the employee experience. The need to manage change is constant. How Can Data Address Today’s Communications Challenges?

How to Talk About Salary—And Why

Cornerstone On Demand

Employees increasingly want to know what their team members are making and how pay is determined, as highlighted by a recent controversy at Google when an employee made an open spreadsheet to share salaries. Do you see pay transparency as a trend to follow?

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How to Increase Your Influence

Thrive Global

You have to make the right decisions and avoid the wrong ones, motivate yourself (and others) to achieve common goals, and make all of this work without ruffling anyone feathers. How to Be More Influential. Trying to convert a job interview or convince a client?

How to Craft a Story With Your Internal Communications Data

SocialChorus

When you present your internal communications findings to the executive team, are you crafting compelling stories that incorporate data? Storytelling adds context to data when you present to your organization; it helps provoke deeper insights and bring the contents of a spreadsheet to life. Data and numbers add weight and impact to your narratives, and they help you accurately measure the results of your initiatives and programs. How did you test it?

Don’t Let People Be Your Judge.

Thrive Global

Which is how we learn to think people are judging who we are. Which is how we learn to judge who we are too. When you begin from the Understanding of how Judgment is learned, you can learn how to stop your own judgment of you. Judgement is learned.

How To Reduce Employee Turnover with Workforce Analytics

Visier

However, knowing your turnover rate does little to support strategic business plans. To achieve true insight, a more in-depth analysis of what’s causing turnover in different parts of the organization is required. The problem was that HR had no data to prove it.

How To Reduce Employee Turnover with Workforce Analytics

Visier

However, knowing your turnover rate does little to support strategic business plans. To achieve true insight, a more in-depth analysis of what’s causing turnover in different parts of the organization is required. The problem was that HR had no data to prove it.

How To Use Cohort Analysis for Better Workforce Decisions

Visier

Intuition — a mental “shortcut” — is the result of two hardwired processes ( pattern recognition and emotional tagging ), which frequently lead to cognitive errors. Without analytics to back up these decisions , it’s impossible to tell if an employee is being rewarded fairly.

Why it’s better to be Marmite!

Thrive Global

The salty smell alone is enough to get my taste buds going me, let alone the taste. As a business coach, it speaks volumes to me that their brand name gets used in common parlance. I know I’m not for everyone, I’ve had the Marmite comparison more than once in my career.

Ask a Communicator: Tips for HR to Increase Open Enrollment

SocialChorus

How can our HR team reach more employees? . HR is often responsible for communications related to employee training, benefits and wages, and company news. As fall comes around and you’re getting ready to kick off open enrollment, it can be challenging to get employees to sign up. .

Are You Replacing A Beloved Manager? Here's How To Win Over The Team And Stay True To Yourself

Forbes Coaches Council

Change takes time, but with persistence, the comparisons will stop and your team will begin to trust your leadership

How to Define Your Company’s Culture

Reflektive

Use the New England Patriots and the Cleveland Browns as a comparison. The Browns are the complete opposite (sorry Browns fans)—they’ve had a revolving door of coaches and executives, struggle to acquire top players, and haven’t had a winning season in over ten years. . It needs to be defined, but it also needs to develop organically. Click To Tweet. How do you strike this balance when developing your company culture? Be True to Your Word.

HOW TO DEVELOP A READING HABIT

Thrive Global

Recently I was asked how to read books by a friend who would love to read but could not stay committed to reading. She is comfortable reading small books with few leaflets and gets discouraged to read when a book has more pages.

How to Coach Employees and Managers on Career Options

UpstartHR

My background as an HR pro has helped to expose me to a wide variety of experiences, people, and career options. However, I don’t know that I would have appreciated the good ones as much if I didn’t have some bad ones sprinkled in there for comparison.

Employee Turnover is Highest in January: How to Keep Critical Employees from Leaving

Visier

This is the time of year when employers need to be proactive with their employee retention strategies. Recent data from Glassdoor specifically calls out January as the month when more employees are likely to leave. The problem was that HR had no data to prove it.

How to Compare Your Employee Engagement Insights

Glint

Since then, organizations around the world have had to make difficult decisions, many of which have impacted employees in large and unexpected ways. The best comparisons come in the form of self-reflections: What parts of our workforce are struggling most? How did we do yesterday?

Ask a Communicator: Tips for HR to Increase Open Enrollment

SocialChorus

How can our HR team reach more employees? . HR is often responsible for communications related to employee training, benefits and wages, and company news. As fall comes around and you’re getting ready to kick off open enrollment, it can be challenging to get employees to sign up. .

5 Ideas on How to Apply Owiwi to Your Company

Owiwi

Interpersonal Skills) through an immersive gaming experience where every interaction helps to shape a comprehensive Soft Skills profile; showcasing your strengths and areas of improvement to enhance your “employability” in your next job interview! What’s Owiwi?

How to Find Creative Talent

HR Daily Advisor

In comparison, approximately 8 percent of staff at large companies (1,000+ employees) are project professionals. As hiring remains competitive, companies increasingly turn to highly skilled freelancers to fill gaps on their teams.”.

How to Overcome Parenting Worries

Thrive Global

Don’t you just wish you can clone yourself to help you with parenting duties? It is a huge responsibility to take care of another human who would be thoroughly dependent on you for a long time. Not to mention, you might not even be just raising one child.

4 insights to help you avoid failure as a leader

O.C. Tanner

Experts say that to perform at our highest level, we need a good night’s sleep. Come to think of it, our mothers and fathers told us the exact same thing. But, how many of us always listened to that advice? People need to feel appreciated.

How To Set Better Boundaries For Yourself

Thrive Global

“We need to re-create boundaries. When you carry a digital gadget that creates a virtual link to the office, you need to create a virtual boundary that didn’t exist before.” — Daniel Goleman. In order to put our wellbeing (and overall sanity) first, we have to learn to say no.

How to Evaluate Benefits When Searching for a Job?

Career Metis

In fact, a recent Gallup poll showed up to 61% of Americans are willing to switch jobs to get better benefits. Considering how important benefits programs are for most employees, smart employers have started upping their benefits and perks.

How To Know If Your Defined-Benefit Pension Plan Is In Trouble.

The HR Capitalist

But if you're relying on a pension in retirement, you might want to take a look at what % of obligations are funded currently in your pension plan. workers and offering pension buyouts to 100,000 former employees, as the conglomerate joins the ranks of U.S.

How to Use DISC on Cloverleaf as a Manager

Cloverleaf

The Cleaver DISC is a behavioral assessment tool used to identify people’s motivations and personal tendencies. HOW CAN I USE IT IN A TEAM SETTING? A person’s DISC score may also provide insights into how to effectively communicate with them in a way that “speaks their language”.

How to Convince Leadership That You Need New Recruitment Technology

Yello

In fact, 73% of companies currently use talent acquisition software to streamline recruitment processes , reduce time-to-hire and cost-per-hire, improve candidate experience and more. How will a new technology solution alleviate these problems? Use metrics to articulate value.