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HR Needs to Work For the Technology Age

The age of technology has been described as the “fourth industrial revolution”.  In fact, this was the title of the Davos World Economic Forum. Everything about work and the way we do it has been transformed by technology.  With the advent of mobility, workers are free to roam, accomplishing their duties wherever they are, because…

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Talent Engagement and Retention – There’s Science Behind It!

Building a workplace culture of growth is always driven by good intentions, but good intentions aren’t enough.  To create an environment in which employees thrive and not just strive, employers are called on to think strategically about how their employees are engaging with their work and how they’re going to keep the best of them…

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Why the Candidates You Reject Are Just as Important as the Ones You Hire

Anyone who’s done an intensive job search in the digital age knows that it can be a discouraging (even debilitating) undertaking. Gone are the days of pounding the pavements, randomly dropping off resumes.  Instead, job-seekers fire cover letters and resumes into an unforgiving void which renders little in the way of reciprocity.  Even when peppered…

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Should You Focus on Meaningful Work to Attract and Keep Top Employees?

Millennials are a source of fascination for people everywhere.  Many of us tend to site the seeds of change in this generation.  That’s true to a degree, but in terms of a demand for work that’s meaningful and satisfying, new research is pointing out that employees of all ages desire it. Should you focus on…

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7 Crucial Habits of An Influential Leader

At least once in your life you have (hopefully) worked for a leader that you consider to be great. Interestingly enough, if you took time out of your day to speak with him/her they might have a difficult time speaking about what makes their leadership qualities so effective. An influential leader is charismatic, they use…

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4 Approaches Younger Leaders Can Gain From Older Employees

It may seem awkward to be younger than some of your employees, but there are tons benefits that completely overpower that awkward feeling. It may sound crazy, but there are SO many traits that older employees possess that can lead to success for your organization. Here are 4 Key approaches that YOU can learn from…

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10 Ways to Keep Your Employees Motivated

1. Communication Is Key Communicate well and often! Having training sessions, memos and regular meetings can all be used to present your vision to your employees. Make sure you’re asking them regularly if they understand and if they don’t, redesign the way the information reaches them. Everyone learns differently and it’s important to adjust the…

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5 Important Questions To Help Peak Your Employee’s Ambition

How can a manager motivate employees at work? Some leaders think that the most efficient way is to spend tons of money creating mission statements or establishing strong corporate values. A major problem with this is that on a busy workday the strength of these values can quickly begin to fade. In 2016, Deloitte took…

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Recruitment Mistakes To Avoid

Hiring decisions that result in bad hires wind up costing your organization time, training resources, energy, and eventually, money. The best way to avoid finding yourself surrounded by ineffective employees is not to make the following 5 mistakes during the recruitment process: 1. Focusing Too Heavily on Money One of the most common mistakes companies…

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HOW TO DEVELOP THE NEXT GENERATION OF LEADERS

As aging Baby Boomers exit the working class, they will take their knowledge, wisdom, skills and relationships with them. As organizations face these losses, HR leaders have to be prepared to develop the next generation of leaders using these 3 key strategies: Start Training Leaders at Every Level As new generations enter the workforce, employers…

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