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Tapping into the Globally Mobile Workforce: How Companies Can Leverage Expat Talent

The world’s globally mobile population—expatriate (expat) employees who live and work abroad for at least 6 months—is on the rise. In fact, it’s estimated that there are now as many as 66 million people currently working in globally mobile positions, and that number could reach 87 million by 2021, according to a recent report. But […]

How to Encourage Employees to Speak Up about Issues Outside Their Official Roles

In many organizations, it’s uncommon for members of one team or department to openly question the decisions made by those in another team or department unless those decisions directly impact their own work. “James Detert’s  research at Harvard Business School reveals that even when people are comfortable speaking up, they often withhold information and concerns when […]

Leadership: 'Bring Me Solutions, Not Problems' Is the Wrong Message

Topic:  Training Strategy Traditional management wisdom would say that it’s good to tell employees: “Don’t bring me problems, bring me solutions,” but some experts and educators are suggesting that this approach, rather than being empowering employees, does the opposite. It may actually cause employees to shut down and refrain from bringing issues to their managers’ […]

How to Use Mobile Keywords to Enhance Recruitment

Everyone knows that recruiting the best job candidates is essential to the success of your company. However, with so many businesses competing for the same people, all companies need to invest in technologies and strategies that improve their recruitment efforts. One of the most effective ways to enhance recruitment is the use of mobile keywords. […]