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Communication, Development & Evaluation

You’ve Been Promoted to Manager! Now Master the Job with These 5 Leadership Traits

March 23, 2021

Via: SHRM

Most managers have a healthy sense of confidence and ambition. But those traits alone won’t get you far in your first management role if you can’t lead employees. That’s why an assessment of five key management traits is key before […]


Communication, Development & Evaluation

Employers Brace for Discrimination, Harassment Reports in Remote Environments

March 19, 2021

Via: HR Hero

Now more than ever, employers are facing difficult decisions about workforce operations. In addition to the time and attention-consuming obligations of on-site safety protocols, remote workforce policies, information and data security, and what to communicate to employees about vaccination rules, […]


Communication, Development & Evaluation

Rethinking the Details of E-Mail Communication

March 17, 2021

Via: HR Hero

With millions of Americans working remotely, there are much fewer nonverbal social cues that come from in-person interaction. While the sophistication of modern telecommunications technology has been a saving grace in the midst of widespread remote work, it is not, […]


Communication, Development & Evaluation

How Entrepreneurs Can Use Effective Feedback to Stay Resilient and Agile

March 16, 2021

Via: Entrepreneur

Feedback is the fuel that drives growth and excellence. We all depend on feedback to keep us on track, to know what we are doing well and what we need to improve. In a time of anxiety and uncertainty, entrepreneurs […]


Communication, Development & Evaluation

Empathetic Workplaces Are Underpinning to Inclusiveness, Equity

March 15, 2021

Via: SHRM

The COVID-19 pandemic has had an outsized impact on women in the workplace, making it more challenging for women with caregiving responsibilities to be successful at work, and causing many to voluntarily exit the workforce, said Emily M. Dickens, chief […]


Communication, Development & Evaluation

6 Ways Managers Can Make Remote Meetings More Equitable

March 12, 2021

Via: Entrepreneur

The pandemic forced many of us to shift business online, and as a result managers are holding more remote meetings than ever before. According to a September 2020 study by Harvard Business Review, employees are attending 13 percent more meetings […]


Communication, Development & Evaluation

Common Mistakes Executives Make Leaving Their Job

March 12, 2021

Via: HR Hero

In a previous post, we discussed the surprisingly common issue of executives leaving their job on bad terms. According to research conducted by Heidrick & Struggles, just 16% of senior executives surveyed reported that they would have done nothing differently […]


Communication, Development & Evaluation

Rethinking Your Friendly Reminder E-Mails

March 11, 2021

Via: HR Hero

As we noted in a previous post, the COVID-19-triggered shift to remote work has moved conversations that once took place at the proverbial watercooler, in conference rooms, or by popping into a coworker’s workspace to virtual formats. Even when that […]


Communication, Development & Evaluation

Mastering the Art of Managing Friends and Relatives on the Job

March 9, 2021

Via: SHRM

In the television series “The Office,” actor Steve Carell portrays Michael Scott, a dysfunctional office manager who believes the employees he supervises are his friends and family. When Scott manages, hilarity ensues, with many lessons learned—and many not. The reality […]


Communication, Development & Evaluation

Bystander Intervention Can Disrupt the Flow of Bad Behavior

March 8, 2021

Via: SHRM

You are standing around the office copier, and a co-worker shares a sexist joke. A member of the hiring committee wonders aloud if an older job candidate has the stamina for a full workday. A co-worker directs a racial slur […]