October 17, 2018
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Performance Management 22 January 2018
Important Skills That Your Remote Employees Should Have
Dillon Chen
Remote employees are becoming more and more common nowadays. With all the new technology, it is easier than ever for employees to work from the comfort of their own home and not going into the office. We gathered opinions from numerous professionals to give us an idea of skills needed to make working remotely effective. Check out the following:
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Training and Development 19 January 2018
What Kind of Leader Are You?
Dillon Chen
Leadership is an important part of any organization. With proper leadership, employees will be more efficient, achieve organizational goals, and learn to work together as a team.
Training and Development 17 January 2018
How to Encourage Employee Personal Development Without Imposing It
Olivia Ryan
Personal development is key to nurturing and utilizing talent in work. As an employer, you must continually invest in creating opportunities for personal development, providing your employees with everything from leadership training to building new skills.
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Performance Management 15 January 2018
The Best Tips & Tricks to Empower Your Employees
Tom Jager
Employees are the backbone of every company, and their performance is crucial to the overall success. Having empowered employees will do wonders for a business of any type because they will be capable of solving problems on their own, and finding the right solution without asking for permission.
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Company Culture 12 January 2018
What You Should Know About Corporate Social Responsibility
Susannah Bruck
Companies have to think about a lot of different factors in order to stay in business and thrive long-term: pleasing investors and stockholders, attracting and retaining customers, and maintaining a positive public image. In the past, all of that was done for a simple reason: to create profits. These days, however, Americans are asking an important question: should corporations be focused on more than just making a profit?
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Performance Management 12 January 2018
How to set Smarter Goals: Improving on SMART
Ankita Poddar
The New Year hustle has begun. The holidays have ended and new resolutions have begun to kick in. What time better than now to finish reflecting on the past year and usher in goals for the new?
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Performance Management 10 January 2018
Improving Communication in the Workplace
Zinny Allen-Obayagbona
Communication occurs in our everyday lives and is therefore inevitable in the workplace. It’s something we all have to do and need to pay so much attention to. Communication isn’t all about what is verbally uttered but also includes nonverbal cues. And if not for anything else, this is enough reason why it should be so important to improve communication in your workplace in order to avoid any form of miscommunication where necessary.
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Training and Development 08 January 2018
How to Build Strong Partnerships with Employees
Julie Peterson
Can you identify the main factor that makes a modern leader different from the leader of the past? The ideal leader of the future is not seen just as someone who leads people towards a common goal. He’s seen as a person who develops strong partnerships inside and outside the organization.
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Training and Development 05 January 2018
Why it’s Important to be SMART When Setting Goals
Alexandria Brown
The process of Goal Setting can be an incredibly powerful Employee Experience driver. Goal setting gives direct reports an opportunity to work with their manager to discuss what their professional future holds within the organization and connect short-term motivators with a longer-term vision. Although there are numerous methods you can use to set goals, I’m a fan of using the SMART Goal method to structure goal setting.
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Training and Development 03 January 2018
HR Managers: How to Dramatically Improve Your Business Writing Skills
Mary Walton
When was the last time you actually paid attention to the quality of writing? As the manager of an HR department, the chances are that you spent most of your day writing, whether it’s in the form of emails, reports, letters and other kinds of documents. Did you know that by investing time in improving your business-related writing skills, you can teach yourself to communicate far more effectively, helping you to make your job far more effective, efficient and overall easier?
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Performance Management 01 January 2018
How to get Employees Aligned with the Company Vision
Hannah Son
Every company needs to have a vision. As a leader, it is your job to create this vision and make it known. Without a vision, your company is like someone swimming circles in the ocean and bound to sink eventually.
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Performance Management 29 December 2017
How to Use Data to Drive Your Employee Engagement Strategy
Krishnapriya Nair
Employee Engagement has been one of the biggest challenges faced by organizations worldwide for quite a long time. Year after year, major organizational surveys show a very reluctant employee engagement arrow that is so stubborn to move above the 15% mark. That means around 85% of workers across the globe are disengaged and would like to look for better options if they can. Do you think that your employees also fall under this category?
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Performance Management 27 December 2017
Use Habit Science for an Employee Engagement Breakthrough
Jane Watson
The concept of employee engagement has been around for nearly 30 years. And while we might still argue about the best way to define it precisely, the fundamentals of engagement are no great mystery. At this point, I suspect you’d be hard pressed to find an HR professional who isn’t familiar with the fundamentals of making an organization a more engaging workplace. Things like treating employees with respect, communicating clear goals, providing timely feedback and recognition, and supporting employee development.
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Training and Development 22 December 2017
3 HR Blogs you should be reading
Alexis Ang
No matter the size of your business, human resources or people operations play a crucial role in how your organization thrives. From planning people specific strategies to budgets, hiring, development and several other facets, these are the leaders who affect every part of your business. As we are in the last quarter of the year we’ve compiled three must-read HR blogs that industry professionals like yourself frequent for knowledge, trends and support to help you prepare for 2018.
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Hiring 20 December 2017
Job Descriptions: Write Hard and Clear about What Hurts
Wendy Dailey
There are thousands of posts and books about how to write a job description -- I know because I've looked at a lot of them! Looking for the key, the magic trick to make your job descriptions understandable, complete, concise yet not 100 pages long can be difficult.
Interviews 18 December 2017
Interview: Valerie Martinelli
Alexis Ang
Today's interview is with one of our favorite guest posters, Valerie Martinelli! Valerie is the CEO & Owner of Valerie Martinelli Consulting as well as the founder of Innovate 50/50. She is a Women’s Executive Business & Leadership Coach as well as a HR/ Management Consultant.
Performance Management 15 December 2017
15 Team Building Tips for Leaders that Actually Work
Chris Richardson
If you could identify one thing that made a leader great, what would it be? The team that stands behind them. Hiring the right people and motivating them to give their best when they work together is one of the most important aspects of leadership. Modern leadership is characterized by an important feature: remote workers. Teamwork is still essential. However, it’s not easy to bring everyone into a team vibe.
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Training and Development 13 December 2017
How to Train Your Top Employees for Leadership Positions
Matthew Ang
We all understand why it is crucial to train employees. However, it is common to see companies not make training a priority. Oftentimes, companies think training programs have to be expensive or they might have to sacrifice too much time and resources into building a robust internal training program. If you're on the fence about implementing a training program in your company, you should consider the benefits it could bring to your business.
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Training and Development 11 December 2017
Key Ways to Help Turn Your Employees Into Top Future Leaders
Tiffany Rowe
To save a company time, energy, and money, it always pays to find ways to increase retention rates, engage employees, and improve the company culture, so that your top workers stick around for the long-term and new team members don’t have to be constantly selected and trained.
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Hiring 08 December 2017
13 Deadly Sins of Rogue Hiring Managers
Tracy Tedesco
Recruiters are part matchmaker, part therapist and sometimes a magician. We are the wedding planners of Corporate America. And we love it. No day is the same. The beauty of recruiting is the unending variety and the thrill of closing reqs. Helping great candidates get great jobs. Enhancing the careers of hundreds of people every year. Bringing new talent into your organization. Assisting leadership staff new projects and service lines. There’s a lot of positive aspects to the job!
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Hiring 04 December 2017
Ways and Places to Find the Best Recruits
Isabella A
In the past, traditional methods to find recruits didn’t just suffice, they were usually the only way to recruit. But gone are the days of job fairs and newspaper ads. With more companies popping up and a larger diverse talent pool, recruiters are having to think outside the box when they’re looking for new candidates.
Performance Management 01 December 2017
6 Simple Ways to Increase Productivity
Hannah Son
Productivity is critical to your team’s success. Business owners, managers, and executives all want to get the most from their employees, but if you’re failing to implement your own productivity strategies, then challenging your employees to be productive is fruitless.
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Succession Planning 29 November 2017
How to Streamline your Onboarding Process with Pathways
Hannah Son
Onboarding begins on day one and can make or break a new hire’s experience with a company. First impressions really do matter so you better make sure your onboarding process is streamlined. Onboarding sets the overall tone for a new hire and it profoundly affects their productivity levels and caliber of work produced.
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Performance Management 27 November 2017
7 Mistakes To Avoid When Giving Annual Performance Reviews
Eva Wislow
Most of the managers see annual performance reviews as a necessary evil which doesn’t harm their companies but doesn’t really bring any benefits either. But the fact remains that annual performance reviews represent a genuine employee engagement booster when done properly.
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Training and Development 24 November 2017
Creating Effective Employee Development Plans
Hannah Son
New plans, products, technology and strategies are constantly appearing. If your employees are not being trained on these, you are putting your organization at risk. This is where a good employee training and development plan will help your organization grow and facilitate greater employee engagement.

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