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HR and Talent Technology: The Journey to Automation

December 5, 2017 | WilsonHCG

Every facet of the talent landscape is evolving at a breakneck pace, from talent acquisition approaches and the ways in which we manage our people, to the demands of both employers and employees. Whether you handle talent strategy inhouse, have a ...

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

December 1, 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.


What’s Wrong with eLearning?

November 30, 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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The Gig Economy: A New Era in Talent Management

November 28, 2017 | SkillSurvey

Once upon a time, work looked something like this: Recruiters posted jobs, collected resumes, and determined who might be a good fit, screening out unsuitable candidates before passing along those that rose to the top. Once hired, employees ...

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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 27, 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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Myths and Truths About Today's Leaders

November 22, 2017 | CEB, Gartner

Leadership programs aren’t working; despite heavy investment, confidence in leaders has gone from bad to worse with only 54% of leaders who move into new roles meeting their objectives.

We've busted four myths surrounding leadership ...

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Eight Ways to Transform Sourcing

November 21, 2017 | SkillSurvey

Sourcing skills are in high demand. And why shouldn’t they be? Finding top talent is getting harder.
A recent report from The Society for Human Resource Management found that 68% of more than 3,300 talent acquisition professionals surveyed ...

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The Rise of Talent Assessment Technology

November 20, 2017 | CEB, Gartner

Technology-enabled assessment, like many other talent management tools, are prone to fads and trends. While some of these new technologies may look great and offer glossy gamification or simulations, there is insufficient scientific research to ...

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Continuous Performance Management Brings Highest Employee Engagement Home for the Holidays

November 16, 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.


Organization Alignment, the Key to Resource Optimization

November 15, 2017 | Reed Deshler | AlignOrg Solutions

How do I optimize my resources? It is the perennial question for today’s businesses. Our philosophy is that aligned organizations can better optimize their resources to create both great efficiencies as well as desired growth. To accomplish both ...

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6 Keys to Fostering Civility in the Workplace

November 14, 2017 | SkillSurvey

Studies show that workplace incivility costs companies $14,000 per employee due to lost productivity and work time. It can have serious health effects on individuals, lead to increased turnover, impede collaboration among teams and ...

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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.