Performance Management

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Do Recruiters Still Care about the Relationship?

Blog | Author: Kimberly Patterson, Unconventional HR, LLC | Source: HCI | Published: 1 day ago

Back in the day, while working at my first job out of school, I became bored. Shocker, I know. I made the decision that since I now had a year of real life working under my belt, it was time to move on and change jobs. I had a resume and was scouring the Sunday Classified Ads and then snail-mailing resumes and cover letters.  No, there were no job boards or websites around at that time. 

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Podcast

HCIPodcast: Agile Incentives to Drive Engagement

Podcast | Published: November 14, 2014
Beginning with looking at how rewards and recognition strategies have changed over the past decade, Melissa Van Dyke of the Incentive Research Foundation takes an in depth look at rewards and recognition specifically the key factors that when ... Read more
Blog

The Working Mother of the Future: How Demographics Will Force Change for Women at Work

Blog | Author: Amy Hirsh Robinson | Source: HCI | Published: November 14, 2014

Human capital professionals play a decisive role in successfully Recruiting, Developing, and Keeping 21st Century Female Leaders, but they must take a critical look at their company’s generational and gender biases, recruitment tactics and talent management practices. The demand for family and women friendly workplace practices and cultures will gather steam due to changing generational and societal shifts. What will you do to ensure your company’s standing for the future?

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White Paper

HR’s Role in Linking Personal, Employment, and Leadership Branding

White Paper | Author: Meena Dorr, Director, Career and Professional Development UNC Kenan-Flagler Executive MBA Programs | Source: UNC Executive Development | Published: November 10, 2014
In the not too distant past, a person’s cover letter and resume were the first—and frequently only—hurdle to get an applicant’s foot in an employer’s door. The hiring manager would scan these documents for skill fit ... Read more
Blog

Drill Down to Realize that Performance Management is Management

Blog | Author: Andrew Bateman | Source: HCI | Published: November 7, 2014

"Come on in, sit down and make yourself comfortable. Let’s take a look at how you’re doing. Is there anything that you’d like to talk about today – any pain points that have cropped up since our last conversation? So everything looks okay from here but there is always room for improvement. Why don't you tell me how you think you're doing and I'll see where there might be gaps that we can work on for next time."

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Don’t Overlook the Unintended Consequences of Poorly Designed Assessments

Blog | Author: Andrew Bateman | Source: HCI | Published: November 6, 2014

The questions within an assessment should not only be very closely aligned to the business objectives, but also easy for the applicant to understand the reasoning behind each question. A thoughtfully designed assessment should provide clear connections between the applicant’s ability and the expectations of the job.  Without this transparency an organization runs the risk of losing applicant focus during the assessment, thus compromising two key components of a good assessment; reliability and validity.

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White Paper

Four Principles to Maximize the Value of the Training You Provide

White Paper | Author: John Ager, Master Facilitator and Trainer, Kepner-Tregoe, Inc. | Source: Kepner-Tregoe | Published: October 24, 2014
As a general rule, when training is offered it is because we believe employees don't have the necessary knowledge and skills to achieve the results we need. This assessment can be either reactive: problems remaining unsolved; decisions being ... Read more
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