Category: Strategic HR

3 Questions Managers Should Regularly Ask Employees

By Anita Bowness, Halogen Software It’s important for managers to keep the lines of communication open with their staff. Good communication practices can elevate employee engagement and foster collaboration, ensuring that employees understand what is expected of them, how the work they perform contributes to what their team and their organization is striving to achieve, […]

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Survey: Heavy Workloads, High Stress Levels Dominate Workplaces

Public health concerns that stress is becoming a workplace epidemic have been confirmed by an employee research survey by Insightlink Communications, which finds that the frequency of anxiety, exhaustion, burnout, and fear of losing their jobs is reported with increasing frequency.

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Leadership is Not One-size-fits-all

By Doug Upchurch, Insights Learning and Development In this new Millennial world, we’ve learned that people, teams, and leaders are all much more complex than that. There is no production line which spits out excellent leaders, just as there is no cookie cutter which will provide you with a team of identical, indistinguishable workers.

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SilkRoad Survey Reveals Employment Branding Trends for 2016

By Holly K. Jones, JD For four years, now, SilkRoad has delivered its annual State of Talent Management Talent Talk Report, which compiles and analyzes data from thousands of HR and talent management professionals to determine what trends, themes, and disruptors are driving change in our profession.

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Most HR Executives not Satisfied with Insight from Company Data

Nearly three-quarters (72%) of chief HR officers (CHROs) say they are not satisfied with the level of insight they extract from their company data, according to a new survey by Consero Group, an international leader in creating high-level, invitation-only events for senior executives. The results were reported as part of Consero Group’s 2015 Chief HR […]

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9 Tips to Minimize the Risk when Employees Defect to the Competition

By James Pooley In today’s competitive global market, managers know that employees (including really valuable ones) are likely to change jobs every few years or so. Like it or not, employee mobility has just become a fact of life. But even worse than the cost of recruiting someone new to fill the vacancy when a […]

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Lessons about Leadership, Teamwork, and Alignment from the Seattle Seahawks

By Lynda Silsbee, Performance Dimensions Group After making back-to-back trips to the Super Bowl the past few years (and winning it once), the 2-time defending NFC Champion Seattle Seahawks fell just short of an epic comeback against the Carolina Panthers in this year’s NFL playoffs. Without question, Seattle has emerged as one of the elite […]

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Shared Talent Pools may be the Key to Finding In-demand Talent, says ManpowerGroup

ManpowerGroup Solutions, the world’s largest Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO) provider, announced in a press release, has released a new white paper, “Collaborating with Competitors: Sharing Talent Pools to Meet Workforce Challenges,” which explores the benefits of creating talent pools that are shared amongst competitors in the same industry.

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