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Diversity at work: challenging the status quo

August 16, 2017 | ORC International

Diversity traditionally referred to legally protected categories such as race and gender but this is expanding to encompass a much broader definition covering the extensive ways in which individuals differ from one another physically, culturally ...

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How culture can make or break innovation

August 14, 2017 | ORC International

No matter how large or small an organization, it can’t effectively implement its strategy without the buy-in and commitment of not only leadership, but employees as well. Nowhere is this more evident when it comes to innovation. Leaders who ...

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Hydrangeas, Narcissists & Intuitive Thinking

August 14, 2017 | OutMatch

For years, hiring managers have been warned of the dangers of using their gut for hiring. That’s overly simplistic and bad advice. In fact, cognitive science shows we need to use every tool at our disposal, including intuitive thinking. ...

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How to Avoid Being “Disrupted”

August 13, 2017 | Reed Deshler | AlignOrg Solutions

Visit any business news site and you’ll find at least one article talking about “disruptors.” Uber has disrupted the urban transportation business. Airbnb has disrupted the hotel business. Amazon has disrupted the entire retail ...

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The First 90 Days Will Make or Break Your New Hire

August 13, 2017 | Amy Hirsh Robinson | HCI

If you are like most employers, you squander the best opportunity you have to engage, shape and retain them as employees. Most employers are so driven to find talent and make a good first impression through the recruitment process that they neglect to think about what will happen once the employee shows up on their first day, ready for work.

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Eight Key Steps to Strategic Workforce Planning

August 11, 2017

Strategic workforce planning (SWP) is a mission-critical skill for the HR function that will help you address these challenges, and more.
But there is no one-size-fits-all formula for successful workforce planning. The process must be integrated ...

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4 Ways to Celebrate Your Team That Will Lead to Results

August 10, 2017 | Fierce | HCI

Think about a leader in your life who people deeply commit their time, talent, and hearts to.

I’m talking about the kind of leader who values and recognizes the greatness in others – even when people do not believe in their own greatness. This kind of leader thrives on creating an environment where people are “all in.”

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Future-proofing leadership

August 10, 2017 | ORC International

To understand the future, we need to acknowledge the past and how our need for change in leadership has been born from the styles that have preceded us. Over the decades, leadership styles have typically been driven by the culture of the time and ...

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Got Skills? Digital Literacy to Close Workplace Knowledge, Competency Gaps

August 9, 2017 | Skillsoft | HCI

Much of the millennial generation says they can’t describe their jobs and professional roles to their parents and grandparents because their older family members just don’t get it.

Millennials have a higher degree of digital literacy than their parents and grandparents, which means they’ve been trained and have the ability to use digital devices at work to fill needs of quick communication, efficient collaboration and stellar performance.

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Three Essential KPI's for Recruiters

August 8, 2017 | Jobvite | HCI

It's a candidate's market, and high quality talent is much more challenging to find and acquire than it's been in recent memory. According to a recent research report, it now takes about double the amount of time as it did during the Great Recession to fill the average position. In such a competitive talent market, recruiting leaders need to measure and analyze the performance of their teams in a never-ending search to build competitive advantage.

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Recognition and Rewards: Is Your Program Wasting Money?

August 8, 2017 | HighGround

We all know engaged employees are critical to your organizational culture, customer satisfaction and bottom line. Developing a meaningful and cost-effective recognition and rewards program is an important contributing factor to employee ...

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The Three A's of Talent Analytics

August 8, 2017

HR practitioners and leaders must possess foundational analytical skills to demonstrate and communicate the business value of data-driven talent decisions. HCI research has revealed the Three A's of Effective People Analytics: Access, ...

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Overcoming the Challenge of Making Trade-offs

August 7, 2017 | Reed Deshler | AlignOrg Solutions

Every organization struggles to make trade-offs. Naturally, it is hard to say no to good opportunities. However, intuitively we know that we can’t be everything to everybody, that our resources are limited, and that not everything will fit ...

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7 Reasons to Use Virtual Leadership Simulations

August 7, 2017 | OutMatch

Virtual leadership simulations give leaders or candidates for leadership positions an opportunity to role-play leadership challenges with live actors on webcam. This type of assessment allows candidates to demonstrate leadership skills in real ...

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Using Strategy Research for Employee Engagement

August 6, 2017 | ORC International

Competitive intelligence, often referred to as strategic intelligence, allows businesses to better understand their competition, their market, their customers and perhaps most importantly, their employees. Ultimately, the more information you ...

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