Tue.Nov 05, 2019

How to Overcome the Greatest Leadership Development Challenge


Time represents arguably the greatest leadership development challenge today. Here's how to think more smartly about time and be smarter about developing leaders

Why Public Relations Is the Most Critical HR Competency


Have you ever read a company-wide, game-changing email and thought, “Why was this sent out now ?”. Yup. ?? Timing is everything. When it comes to HR, public relations is actually one of the most important skills to master. Here’s why. Public relations and employee relations require the same skills.

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This Isn’t Feedback: Telling Isn’t Trust-Building


In my first two blogs on this topic ( blog one and blog two ), I made the case that it’s time (actually, well past time) to fix feedback and realize the full positive power feedback can bring to us and our organizations.

Why Being Data-Driven Isn’t Enough


Over the last two decades, we’ve seen almost all corporate functions infuse analytics into their businesses. Even the most qualitative departments, such as Marketing, moved from “art” to “science” through the use of data. .

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ABCs of Data Normalization for B2B Marketers

Data normalization. It’s not a far stretch to suggest that the topic isn’t exactly what gets marketers excited in their day-to-day workflow. However, if lead generation, reporting, and measuring ROI is important to your marketing team, then data normalization matters - a lot. In this eBook, we’ll break down the ins and outs of data normalization and review why it’s so critical for your marketing strategies and goals!

How Digital Transformations Replace HR Inefficiencies with Opportunities

Cornerstone On Demand

HR departments tackle just as many administrative tasks as they do interpersonal ones.

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The Key Interview Question Many Hiring Managers Forget to Ask

The People Equation

As a hiring manager, you’ve probably had your share of nightmare interviews. You know, the ones where the candidate clearly is not a fit and you’re wondering how few minutes you can expend before politely showing him or her the door.

The Power of Team Performance Conversations


The role of teamwork in the workplace continues to expand, with more than 81% of employees frequently working in teams. However, many organizations still struggle to drive effective collaboration and alignment both within and across departments.

The Removal of McDonald's CHRO Underscores Increased Expectations of HR.

The HR Capitalist

In case you missed it, I shared some thoughts on company romance for managers of people yesterday, with the firing of the CEO of McDonald's as the backdrop. On a related note, it was reported on Monday that the company's CHRO - David Fairhurst - had opted to leave the company.

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Does Having a Bad Manager Mean that You Will Become One?


What makes a bad manager is a question that has plagued managerial studies for years. The question isn’t about the characteristics of a bad manager — bad manager traits are pretty easy to spot.

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Scaling the Digitally-Ready Workforce

The digital future will require a new set of skills, behaviors, and ways of working, but most organizations have not defined the critical competencies needed to compete in an age of disruption and do not have a process in place to assess digital readiness in their own people, a new Aon study finds. For HR leaders, the continuous state of disruption requires a new, more flexible approach to workforce planning and development. Download the full report, which shares insights from 1,551 senior business executives, HR leaders, and employees from around the world, to learn the 5 key insights and the steps your organization can take to transform your approach to people, jobs, and rewards to thrive in an uncertain digital future.

Successful Leaders Share Tips For Keeping Their Team Optimistic


Successful leaders are able to move through conflict and push their teams to greatness. But when pessimism rears its ugly head and infects your team, it can be hard to right the ship. intelligent workforce communication leadership communication


Does Having a Bad Manager Mean that You Will Become One?


What makes a bad manager is a question that has plagued managerial studies for years. The question isn’t about the characteristics of a bad manager — bad manager traits are pretty easy to spot. Instead, the question is more about whether exposure to a toxic manager encourages an employee to develop bad manager traits when they attain supervisory positions. . It’s a question worth asking. Bad managers can lower productivity, reduce morale, and drive away talent.

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Top Reasons Why You Should Link Job Descriptions to Performance Reviews

Get Hppy

Historically, most employers have conducted formal performance reviews on an annual basis. However, more frequent reviews give both parties a better opportunity to address concerns, answer questions and discuss ideas.

4 Ways to Create Effective Sexual Harassment Training

HR Morning

In a study by the Association for Talent Development (ATD), 71 percent of HR professionals said their company conducts sexual harassment prevention training. Meanwhile, 92 percent of U.S.

Why Smoking Costs Employers More Than They Realize

Your employees are smoking, and at a cost of $7,000 per year for each employee who smokes, that adds up - fast! This free report will show you how an effective cessation program pays for itself.

HR Roles in a Workplace Culture You May Not Know


The term HR is quite commonly flung around in offices and workplaces. Many people actually underestimate HR roles and responsibilities and aren’t fully thorough with what an HR or Human Resources Department actually does.

How to Manage a Multigenerational Workforce


They say the only constant is change, and that’s true for the labor force as much as anything else. We’re seeing a shift as more. Performance & Culture

Industry 4.0 Requires Learning in the Flow of Work, Yet Only 28% of Companies Are Ready for It

Rallyware for Human Resources

Previously unheard-of disruptive changes have become the norm in the world of Industry 4.0. Advanced technologies, new business models, and fast-growing skill gaps have been taking center stage for years now.

Celebrate Your Staff in a Way that Honors Their Preferences

Emergenetics International

With the holiday season just around the corner, I can’t keep myself from thinking about employee recognition. Saying thank you and showing gratitude are important aspects of the holidays and something that we try to do year-round at Emergenetics®.

100% Remote Onboarding: Group Demonstration

Speaker: David Secunda, CEO, WorkBright

Join WorkBright on Thursday, June 24th to get a first hand look at how a 100% remote onboarding process works using their system. They'll cover a few of the new COVID-19 related legislation changes and how they can be easily facilitated with their platform.

4 hiring manager videos candidates will love

Stories Incorporated HR

Reading Time: 5 minutes. As a recruitment marketer, you understand the importance of your content stack. You need at-the-ready content that appeals to the universal, targeted, and personalized needs of candidates throughout the candidate experience.

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How to Be Happy When You Spend Time Alone

Thrive Global

One summer, as a college student, I lived alone in an apartment designed for nine people. I stayed on campus that summer to complete a handful of science credits I needed to graduate, and because staying put meant I could keep seeing my therapist. To keep myself busy, I nannied a few days a week.

How to Get the Most Value out of Your Programmatic Ads

Aberdeen HCM Essentials

Programmatic advertising can be adapted throughout the buyer journey. It’s seen as the future of digital advertising. In fact, according to Forrester , programmatic advertising will account for the majority of all advertising spend over the next few years.

4 Ways to Build World-Class Sales Leaders in Your Organization

Eagle's Flight

In a survey of salespeople , respondents rated management effectiveness as more important to them than base compensation, commission, and job flexibility when choosing a job opportunity.

Get a Better Handle on Your Remote Workforce

During these uncertain times, more employees are working remotely than ever before. Form I-9 completion for remote employees can be particularly challenging for HR teams. Download this eBook from Equifax Workforce Solutions to help navigate offsite Form I-9 compliance.

Is It Time to Rethink Your Company’s Exit Interview Process?

HSD Metrics

There are good reasons forward-leaning businesses care so much about employee engagement and retention. For one thing, when experienced employees leave, companies experience disruption in the quality service they provide.

6 People Management Skills Every Superstar Manager Has


An employee’s relationship with their manager and executive team sets the tone for their success within the company. Research from Gallup shows that a mind-boggling 70% of an employee’s motivation is influenced by their manager. So how can managers improve?

Unleash the power of shared decision-making


Shared decision-making is a process that draws on the combined knowledge of many stakeholders to make smarter, more effective decisions. How does shared decision-making happen? What makes it different from collaboration?

Why Generalists Will Be Better for Your Organization in The Future

Employment Metrix

There has recently been hard debate surrounding generalists vs. specialists and who’s a better fit for your workplace. The well-rounded truth is: both. Our society has generally placed “the master” on a pedestal over “the jack of all trades”.

How to Keep Employees Engaged and Connected in the New Normal of Remote Working

Speaker: Elena Valentine, CEO, Skill Scout

The way we conduct work has completely changed. Before the pandemic, remote working or a few work from home days were allowed for certain employees. Now, remote working is our new normal. We have had to align our business to make sure that our employees are productive and have the necessary resources to succeed. But, did we make sure that they still feel connected with the rest of their team? Join Elena Valentine, CEO of Skill Scout, to learn how to make employee engagement a top priority even when everyone is working remotely.