July 15, 2019
Performance Management 10 July 2019
Performance Management: Concepts, Skills and Exercises
Guest Poster
Performance management is a well-known process recognized by almost all HR departments. However, the fact remains that some companies still don’t use this productivity booster properly and fail to achieve the desired results.
Training and Development 03 July 2019
Strategies for Maintaining Engagement of Freelance Workers
Melissa Jordan
For specific parts of a company's operations, outsourcing work to outside employees may be a necessity. This is where the gig economy comes in! Instead of permanently hiring new employees, short-term contract workers or freelancers may be hired short-term to do a particular job.
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Company Culture 03 July 2019
Top Benefits of a Great Internship Program
Hannah Son
Internship programs offer more than a coffee runner or a copy maker. This year, more companies than ever before, will enjoy the benefits of an internship program.
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Training and Development 01 July 2019
Benefits of a Remote Internship Program
Dillon Chen
Remote internships differ from a typical internship in many ways. With the convenience of technology, you are now able to hire and manage interns without needing to have them come to the office every day.
Succession Planning 01 July 2019
Getting Leaders on Board in Succession Planning
Britta Howlett
Leadership is needed in any work environment but there tends to be a lack of it. A strong succession planning process should focus on developing candidates with adaptable and leadership skills who are ready to lead when called upon. But, why is there a lack of motivation to lead successors? How are we supposed to our leaders on board?
Succession Planning 01 July 2019
Succession Planning: Getting Input from Employees
Britta Howlett
The best succession plans have a heavy emphasis on the development of employees to find new leaders. These new leaders need to feel challenged and valued. They also most certainly need to know that they are part of a plan.
Succession Planning 01 July 2019
Reverse-engineering the Org Chart
Dillon Chen
An organization chart is a diagram that shows the relationships of different departments, teams, positions and employees within a company. It clarifies the chain of command and lays the groundwork for communication and authority. Having an organization chart is important because it allows your employees to visualize your company’s structure and leadership. It helps workers know who to report to and ensures that important information gets to the right people.
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Performance Management 26 June 2019
8 Tips to Ensure Productivity When Employees Work from Home
Amanda Turner
As of 2018, more than 5% of Americans have reported working from home at least some of the time. As technology advances and workers seek increased flexibility, this number is only going to grow. But while telecommuting has benefits for both employers and employees, many companies fear that letting people work from home will lead to decreased productivity.
Succession Planning 26 June 2019
Pathways for Holocracies
Dillon Chen
Pathways is a great way for companies to organize their organizational structure and align employee goals with company goals. In the traditional top-down management structure that most companies incorporate, this is a great method for managers to gather feedback and promote growth among their employees. Employees progress upward through the organization ranks along career pathways.
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Company Culture 19 June 2019
A Simple Guide to Using Employee Pulse Surveys
Guest Poster
The last five years have seen the employee pulse survey phenomenon gaining healthy traction. More and more organizations are looking at employee pulse survey as one of the effective online survey tools to get a quick insight into the health of the company. So, what is making organizations drawn towards employee pulse surveys?
Performance Management 17 June 2019
Organizational Development: The Heartbeat of the Organization
Dillon Chen
Organization development (OD) is the study of successful organizational change and performance. During human relations studies in the 1930’s, psychologists found that organizational structures and processes influence worker behavior and motivation.
Company Culture 17 June 2019
Organizational Climate
Dillon Chen
We often hear about how important your company’s culture is and how it influences your employees’ ability to work and be productive. However, sometimes when we say “culture”, what we are actually referring to is the climate of the organization.
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Company Culture 17 June 2019
HRIS: Structuring HR to Maximize Human Capital
Dillon Chen
Members of the HR team play a key role in handling labor relations and human capital. The way your HR team is structured will have a big impact on productivity and efficiency in the workplace.
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Performance Management 17 June 2019
Organizational Strategies
Britta Howlett
Every company needs an organizational strategy to help them evolve and get them where they want to go. Organizational strategy is defined as “a dynamic long-term plan that maps the route towards the realization of a company’s goals and vision.”
Performance Management 17 June 2019
How to Implement Organizational Development
Britta Howlett
Organizational development (OD) deals with improving efficiency and productivity in the workplace. An effective organizational development helps you to solve problems within your company and help analyze ways to find more efficient ways of doing things.
Succession Planning 14 June 2019
How to Develop a Succession Plan
Hannah Son
At its heart, succession planning is an important way to identify employees who have the current skills--or the potential to develop skills--that can help them move up in an organization, or on to other positions. Advantages of succession planning
Training and Development 10 June 2019
Why Successful People Work Less and Get More Done
Lidia Staron
There is certainly MORE with LESS, especially when it comes to productivity. It seems that clocking more hours at work does not always lead to getting more stuff done. In this article, you will find facts about work and productivity that successful people swear by.
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Performance Management 06 June 2019
The Importance of Continuous Performance Management
Dillon Chen
As covered in the previous article, performance management is the process of monitoring and evaluating employee performance to make sure it meets the needed standards defined by succession planning Many performance management processes are currently a “one and done” sort of deal based on annual or semi-annual performance reviews. However, we at ProSky believe it should be a constant process that evolves for each position within the company.
Company Culture 05 June 2019
6 Remote Workers Share Their Best Productivity Tips
Mary Walton
You may have heard the phrase tossed around in casual conversation, “I’m working remotely now!” With the ability to stay connected to the whole wide world regardless of where one is, working remotely has been on the rise recently. And why wouldn’t it be? With the option to work at any hour of the day, in any condition and multitasking, a more significant portion of the people would be gradually seen siding with this new, convenient style of earning.
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Company Culture 05 June 2019
How to Keep Company Morale and Culture High
Dillon Chen
Establishing and maintaining a strong culture and high morale is an important part of any company’s success. A solid culture makes it clear to everyone what your company does and how it does it
Hiring 04 June 2019
Should You Train New Hires Before They Start Work?
Britta Howlett
The first few days of being hired can be nerve-wracking for any new hire. They are in a new environment, they don’t know anyone and they have no idea what they are supposed to do. The new hire wants to make a good impression but they are looking for guidance to know what to do. It is the manager's job to help the new hire feel comfortable and help guide them into this new job.
NO CATEGORY 03 June 2019
The Role of the CHRO: What HR Can Bring to the C-Suite
Dillon Chen
When people hear “human resources” there are often negative reactions and experiences associated with the department. Not surprisingly, this also means that the role of Chief Human Resource Officer is often underappreciated and overlooked. However, the role of CHRO is one that can have a major influence on the organization.
Company Culture 31 May 2019
How to Create a Healthy and Productive Environment for Evaluations and Feedback.
Britta Howlett
Effective feedback is a critical component of a successful performance management program and should be used hand in hand with setting performance goals. If effective feedback is given to employees on their progress towards their goals, employee performance will improve.
Hiring 30 May 2019
What Do You Do When a Candidate Says No?
Britta Howlett
You have worked hard at looking at applications, interviewing several people and figuring out who to hire. When you finally find the right person for the job, you get excited about offering them the job. Then the worst scenario happens: the candidate declines the job offer. What are you supposed to do now?
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Performance Management 30 May 2019
How to Get Your Managers on Board with Continuous Performance
Dillon Chen
Starting continuous performance management can be difficult to do. As with most things, the best way to achieve success is to get the upper management on board! When the leaders are all invested in the success of continuous performance, the employees will follow their example and get excited about the process too.

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