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Category: Development & Evaluation


Development & Evaluation, Employee development, Engagement

It’s Time to Hire a Different Kind of HR Leader

February 16, 2018

Via: Ere Media

Last month, I spoke with a former human resources director who had recently quit her high-paying job at a large company where she felt required to treat people with suspicion, devoid of dignity. She simply couldn’t take it anymore. Facing […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee development

5 Reasons HR Teams Should Adopt an Agile Mindset

February 16, 2018

Via: HR Hero

Two years ago, Paycor’s HR team began experimenting with an agile approach to project management. Agile is a term you’ve probably heard of (Amazon lists more than 1,000 books on the subject), but it has yet to be widely adopted […]


Development & Evaluation, Engagement, Research, Software

Is Team Building the Secret to Improving Engagement?

February 14, 2018

Via: Ere Media

There are myriad factors that influence the productivity of any given organization. Employee engagement is one of the most crucial, thanks to its direct relationship to productivity. Organizational strategies and tactics implemented by progressive, productivity-minded HR executives can have a […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee development

How HR Can Be the Rock Star of Employee Experience

February 13, 2018

Via: Ere Media

In 1981, James Hetfield, an unknown vocalist and guitarist responded to an advertisement posted by drummer Lars Ulrich in a local newspaper. From this meeting, Metallica was born. As a huge fan of Metallica, my ears are still ringing from […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee retention, Research, Software

Why a Bonus Isn’t as Good as a Raise (Even Though It Seems Awesome)

February 13, 2018

Via: Evil HR Lady

It seems that everyone is getting bonuses due to the new tax breaks. Walmart, Disney, Home Depot, and Best Buy are among the many giving out bonuses up to $1000 to employees. There’s nothing better than a nice lump sum […]


Development & Evaluation, Engagement

What Do HR Experts Have to Say about Onboarding?

February 9, 2018

Via: HR Hero

Despite the importance of onboarding, the process if often overlooked. According to The Learning Match Maker, 91% of employees stay with a company for at least a year if that company has an efficient onboarding process. That number only drops […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee development, Research, Software

3 Qualities of Effective Leadership in the Modern Workplace

February 9, 2018

Via: HR Hero

The concepts and values of leadership have evolved over the years. While the ideas of “Be loyal to your employer and do what you are told,” “Get people to follow you,” or “Climb your way to the top” used to […]


Development & Evaluation, Engagement

Improving Employee Engagement with HR Technology: A Look at Tech Focused Strategies

February 7, 2018

Via: HR Hero

With employee engagement being such a covered topic due to the benefits it provides to strategy development and overall business improvement, you would think that statistics in this area would be booming – unfortunately, that’s not the case. If we […]


Development & Evaluation, Feedback

Give ‘Thank You’ and ‘I Know’ a Rest

February 7, 2018

Via: Ere Media

I did a piece a while back on how “thank you” can wear out its welcome in the workplace, and come off as insincere if overused. The law of diminishing returns says that the longer you rely on something for […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee development

What you need to know about compliance

February 6, 2018

Via: HR Dive

Compliance is a big part of what HR does. And whether you’re new to the job or a seasoned pro, we’ve got something for you in today’s spotlight. If you’re closer to the former, I’d recommend starting at the beginning […]