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The Workforce of the Future is Here: Inclusion unites all generations

December 6, 2017 | Skillsoft | HCI

It seems like Human Resources professionals can’t stop talking about the workforce of the future: the need to prepare, how to plan for the future and when we get to the future, how do we guarantee workforce success? Well, perhaps we’re already there.

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Intention, Interaction, Influence: Teamwork's Most Valuable Players

November 30, 2017 | Holly Pennebaker | HCI

If your organization wants its employees to be effective, each team has to put in work and follow through with performance expectations.

No player -- not even the MVP -- can win a baseball game, let alone a World Series championship, single handedly. A team has to cover the bases, the outfield, the plate and the mound, and do so in a strategic way that’s designed to optimize collaboration and output.

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What’s Wrong with eLearning?

November 29, 2017 | Paradigm Learning | HCI

Maybe it’s too soon to praise technology as the be-all and end-all of human learning. What areas need more work? How can instructors and designers do better?

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So, You Want to Build a Coaching Culture - Building Block 3: Creating Measurements of Success for Individuals and the Organization

November 26, 2017 | Lexy Thompson | HCI

As you approach the finish line of building a coaching culture, the process of measuring a coaching practice might seem impossible. A good place to start is a 70/30 split, which means that 70 percent of the metrics will remain static and 30 percent will be tailored to the specific coaching engagement involved. It is especially helpful if the metrics can be compared across engagements.

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Continuous Performance Management Brings Highest Employee Engagement Home for the Holidays

November 15, 2017 | Alan Mellish & Holly Pennebaker | BetterWorks

Organizations everywhere are gearing up for their yearly performance reviews. Managers are filling out paperwork and straining their memories back across an entire year to recall employees’ major successes and failures, and employees are bracing themselves for bad news or daring to hope for an above-average salary increase. Either way, the traditional performance review is past its “sell-by” date.

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Shared Services done right will grow your bottom line

November 13, 2017 | AlignOrg Solutions | HCI

Organizations continuously strive to increase the efficiency, consistency, and quality of support services like human resources, finance and information technology. The better these back-office functions work, the more time your people can spend on activities that grow the bottom line.

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Self-awareness: If I'm Unaware of Myself, Do I Still Exist?

November 12, 2017 | Greg Ketchum | HCI

We don’t just learn a new skill, like developing self-awareness, every once in a while. You’ve got to keep working at it, practicing it, setting reminders to use it and looking for situations for applying new skills. From there, take time to reflect on what worked, what didn’t and how you can improve.

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Why the Applicant Lifecycle Matters

November 6, 2017 | Ian Cook | Visier

Despite the importance of the talent acquisition function, recruiters still continue to rely on the embedded analytics in their Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS) for the data they need to make fact-based decisions on recruiting and hiring.

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First Impressions and Talent Selection… How to Snap Out of Making Snap Decisions

October 30, 2017 | Ray Bixler | HCI

There it is – the face of a potential job candidate. You can’t explain how you know this, but you feel it’s a trusting, dependable face. You instantly feel that he or she is more capable than others you viewed today. Careful! You may not know it, but you’ve just engaged in the pseudoscience of physiognomy, reading (or more appropriately misreading) peoples’ temperament and characters in their faces.

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Moving Teams Forward with Clarity, Leadership and Empathy

October 26, 2017 | Ben Bratt | HCI

Let’s extend to others on our teams the grace we wish were extended to us, and then dig in and do hard work together. Let’s get clear on the things that aren’t, interact in healthy ways, and influence others for shared success.

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Inclusive Global Leadership: Technology and Trust

October 25, 2017 | Aperian Global | HCI

We live in an age of accelerating complexity. Smartphones have attracted new users around the world, with more than six billion people now connected to the internet. Technology promises to make life more convenient yet also demands our attention, intruding on our daily lives and pulling us away from the humans in our midst.

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Think Twice Before Hiring More HR Analysts

October 23, 2017 | Ian Cook | Visier

Great HR leaders excel at finding untapped potential in their people, increasing their efficiency, and maximising their contribution to the company’s strategic objectives and financial performance. One area where CHROs are focusing on unlocking more value is within their HR analytics function.