The grinding, continuous volume of change may be wearing out employees, but often senior leaders don’t see it, according to a seven-country survey of senior executives at large corporations.
Category: Strategic HR
Employee feedback, compliance, government forms, leave policies, recruiting: the list of tasks that an HR professional have to perform is nearly endless. Just as important as any one task is how professionals put them all together into a united front. Welcome to the Strategic HR topic.
Why do so many employee engagement initiatives fail? Nicole Price of Cy Wakeman explains that there are three key reasons based on faulty assumptions made by employers. In this video, Price discusses the 3rd flaw—believing that engagement alone drives results—during a session at BLR’s Advanced Employment Issues Symposium (AEIS). Nicole Price, vice president of Training […]
By Lori LaCivita, PhD, Walden University’s School of Psychology While today’s multigenerational workforce is positioned to be one of the most effective and productive, the generational differences in values, beliefs, leadership styles, and motivators can also lead to conflicts that negatively affect productivity. As four generations now work side by side, industrial and organizational (I-O) […]
By Julie Long, Scout Staffing When reviewing candidates’ credentials to fill open positions, the first instinct of many recruiters or HR professionals is to look at the candidate’s previous job titles. This can be a grave misstep because titles are often misleading.
Keller Williams, Inc., leverages training as a tool to attract and retain agents, increase their sales, and boost the company’s bottom line.
Most of us have been part of a successful team. A few of us have been, at some point, part of a high-performing team. This is actually when members feel synergy and a sense of excitement in working together toward a common goal with great results.
Whether it’s keeping candidates guessing as to where they are in the application process or simply neglecting to acknowledge their application, some employers are unwittingly leaving candidates with a bad impression—and it’s taking a toll on their business.
Individuals who want to increase their effectiveness at work and aspire to become leaders should consider taking a higher-risk, higher-reward path. Instead of moving surely and safely up the career ladder, they should cultivate “learning agility,” a quality related to being more extroverted, more focused, more original, more resilient, less accommodating, and—ultimately—more successful.
By Missy Jaeger, VP of Client Success at Keas One of the most studied generations ever, Millennials have definite workplace preferences and generational attributes that can guide outreach and communications. According to a US Chamber of Commerce Research Review report, Millennials do value their benefits package: More than half say it’s an important factor in […]
It happens all the time; people avoid the most difficult conversations because they simply aren’t good at them (having never learned how to approach them effectively). They prefer to pretend that these kinds of conversations are not bubbling under the surface and sapping energy. Andrea J. Lee, founder of Thought Partners International and author of […]