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Category: Development & Evaluation


Development & Evaluation, Engagement

5 Steps for Linking Employee Engagement to Business Outcomes

December 12, 2017

Via: Ere Media

When it comes to employee engagement surveys, you don’t always get what you pay for. Consider this: Many years ago, a municipal organization I worked with in a previous role spent $150,000 on an employee engagement survey. The results were […]


Development & Evaluation, Engagement

Want more women applicants? Shake up your recruiting practices

December 12, 2017

Via: HR Dive

Fairygodboss’ findings align with what others have said: recruitment strategies must shift to address the needs of the candidates you want to attract. If you’re only advertising on social media sites, you may be missing older workers. If you’re looking […]


Development & Evaluation, Engagement

5 HR Best Practices That Never Go Out of Style

December 11, 2017

Via: Spark

Remember when there was no Human Resources Department or HR best practices? There was simply a “personnel department,” often led by a stern person in a stuffy suit (at least according to television and movies). Personnel did hiring and firing […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee development

BHAGs: How To Use Them In Employee Coaching

December 8, 2017

Via: TalentSpace Blog

Big, hairy, audacious goals, or BHAGs, are visionary, strategy statements designed to focus a group of people around a common initiative. They traditional differ from our other goal setting techniques because BHAGS are usually positioned toward by a large group […]


Development & Evaluation, Feedback, Methods & techniques, Workplace wellness

HR 101: What to Do When Performance Goes Bad

December 8, 2017

Via: Ere Media

It’s time to pull your head out of the sand; you need to deal with poor performers! Sometimes it is uncomfortable to deal with things you would rather avoid, but there is no advantage to delaying the inevitable. If an […]


Development & Evaluation, Engagement

5 Ways To Motivate Your Disengaged Employees

December 8, 2017

Via: Spark

As a human resource manager, one of you main jobs is to recruit and retain top talent. Fortunately, the majority of your hires want to play an integral role in your organization. Employee engagement levels are at 82 percent, according […]


Development & Evaluation, Engagement

Is Your Talent Management Strategy Effective?

December 7, 2017

Via: Spark

Leaders often make assumptions about what their employees think and believe when developing a talent management strategy. Traditional areas of focus for HR leaders, such as talent development, performance management, manager and employee training and onboarding, require a careful balance […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee retention

Move Over Retention, It’s All About Attraction Now

December 6, 2017

Via: Ere Media

Retention is a key metric for most companies. Particularly when it comes to retaining the top performing people, tracking turnover can uncover problems as well as identify successful practices and managers. But for how much longer will retention be a […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee development

Are You Delivering the Development Your Team Wants?

December 6, 2017

Via: Ere Media

In “Millennials Want Jobs to Be Development Opportunities,” the Gallup Organization reports the following: Development is a top factor in retaining millennials. Millennials value development more than other generations do (87% to 69%). The majority of millennials are not getting […]


Development & Evaluation, Engagement

Why building a ‘culture of health’ can improve employee engagement

December 5, 2017

Via: HR Dive

Building a culture of wellness, and not just offering a wellness program, is a way to engage employees. After all, a truly effective work culture is one that enables employees to work to the best of their ability by creating […]