Building and Leading Teams

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Your employees can demonstrate leadership in any role. Today’s workforce is filled with teams that must perform efficiently together, and team members are often located across multiple regions. Learn how to identify employees that will contribute to a high-performing team, recognize what communication techniques support knowledge sharing and collaboration, and discover ways to encourage employees to step into leadership roles within the team dynamic.

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Partnership 101: More than an Observer

Blog | Author: Ankita Poddar | Source: HCI | Published: September 22, 2015

Individual employees are the front line partnership for any human resource professional. Yet, for an HRBP, the average number of hours spent per week intentionally interacting with employees can be disturbingly low.

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Three Ways Leaders Should Prepare for Change

Blog | Author: Mary Herrmann | Source: HCI | Published: September 18, 2015

Are you launching a new strategy, preparing for a merger, implementing a new process, or experiencing a culture change? As leaders, we can’t guide others through change before accepting it ourselves. It’s easy to get caught up in developing the strategy, designing the plans, and building the implementation teams without first taking the time to assess our own preparedness. Like using the emergency oxygen masks on a flight, you have to first take care of yourself before you can take care of others.

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Thinking Differently about Gender Bias in the Workplace

Blog | Author: Breanne Harris | Source: HCI | Published: September 17, 2015

By the very nature of being in the Human Resources field, we are highly sensitive to issues of gender, race, diversity, equality, and disabilities. When employees have disagreements, they often come to HR for help with a resolution because we are seen as an unbiased mediator in the workplace. And yet, because of our human nature and cognitive limitations, and despite our best efforts, we also make biased decisions every day. 

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Fairness in Rewards: Slippery Slope or Manageable Terrain?

Webcast | Presented By: Mark Royal, Tom McMullen | Webcast Aired: September 8, 2015
A sense of balance between what people contribute to your organization and what they get back in return is fundamental to engaging, motivating and retaining your employees.   Research shows that perceptions of fairness in rewards – or ... Read more

Measuring the Business Benefits of Diversity: 15 Key Metrics

Article | Author: SuccessFactors, an SAP company | Published: September 1, 2015
Tracking and assessing workforce-diversity programs shouldn’t be hard work, but it should be a top priority. Because businesses benefit when they employ highly engaged workers with different backgrounds, HR leaders and hiring professionals ... Read more

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