Tag: leadership

How to Avoid a Toxic Workplace: 9 Tips for Bosses and Team Members

I’ve had the opportunity to work in hundreds of dental offices over the course of my career. I have been full time, part time, temporary and everything in between. Working in a wide range of office cultures has provided me perspective in my role as a hiring consultant. I have seen the best of the […]

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social media

60% of Workers Say Social Media Makes Their Company More Transparent

The Northern California Human Resource Association (NCHRA), and Waggl, the most human way for organizations to crowdsource feedback, has released new data from its joint “Voice of the Workplace” pulse on the subject of social media and transparency in the workplace.

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Want True ‘Employee’ Engagement? Engage the Whole Person

Despite substantial investments made by companies over the past decade or so to address employee engagement, overall levels of engagement are disappointingly low, explains Bob Kelleher, a best-selling author, keynote speaker, and consultant who travels the globe sharing his insights on employee engagement, leadership, and workforce trends.  For example, he notes that a 2016 Gallup […]

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financial wellness

Report Identifies 3 Key Factors for Success with Financial Education Programs

The bad news is that 96% of employers in a recent survey reported that personal financial issues affect their employees’ overall job performance. The good news is that workplace financial education programs can help minimize the negative effects of financial distress, according to the report.

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training

What is Participant-Driven Learning, and How is it Changing the Training Landscape?

“Participant-led/participant-driven learning is having the ability to take control of what, and how, you learn,” says Chris Douglas, Vice President of training for Fierce, Inc., a leadership development and training company. “When it comes to leadership training, participant-led learning allows personal preferences to influence how these skills are learned and applied. For example, an individual […]

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Training Mistakes to Avoid—Part 1

As HR faces a crisis of finding enough qualified applicants to fill vacancies, more and more employers are realizing that employee development programs are crucial to getting and keeping talent. Training programs not only help with attraction and retention but also can help the organization grow by helping employees learn new skills. Training can also […]

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The Critical Importance of Succession Planning

The current labor force in America is polarizing – there are lots of older workers (aging quickly), lots of younger ones, and fewer people in the middle. That’s a legitimate managerial challenge. There are fast-paced changes in work that lead to skill shortages and complaints from managers that they have no one ready to fill […]

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