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5 Surprising Employee Development Statistics You Don't Know

Posted by Sylvie Woolf

Jul 30, 2014 11:00:00 AM


You would be hard pressed to find a manager, or even employer, who was totally confident in their employee development program or efforts. It is an often overlooked part of employee investment, and it’s more important to workers than employers probably realize.

Topics: Employee Management, Employee Training, Training, Employee Development

The Element That's Stopping You From Attaining Goals

Posted by Afton Funk

Jul 28, 2014 9:30:00 AM


As much as I’d like to start out with a cliché on teams, I will just go ahead and establish that the team dynamic in any workspace is a big factor in attaining organizational goals. Sometimes these teams come together seamlessly to create great in-office chemistry, but that seems to be the exception rather than the rule. Very often, leadership will need to thoughtfully guide team collaboration to optimally meet goals.

Topics: Goal Alignment, Goals, Setting Goals, Team Collaboration, Collaboration, Social Collaboration, Social Outreach

Why the Human Side of Onboarding is the Most Important Side

Posted by Sara Pollock

Jul 24, 2014 11:00:00 AM



Most readers of this blog are recruiters or HR professionals. When these professionals see the word “onboarding” they think compliance, policy and the paperwork triathlon that seem to go into creating a complete file. Although vital, this is only one side of the process; the human side of onboarding is just as vital, if not more.

Topics: Onboarding, New Hire, New Hire Goals, Employee Training, Paperless Onboarding, Employee Onboarding

Fire Starter vs. Firefighter: Avoiding Disaster in your Organization

Posted by Sylvie Woolf

Jul 22, 2014 10:30:00 AM


The majority of fires are started by accident, either because of someone being careless, not knowing what they’re doing or not containing it once it starts to spread. The same goes for those domino effect mistakes at work.

In this blog we talk a lot about proactive leadership and the tools that you need to make that possible. Here are several common workplace “fires” that we believe are totally preventable.

Topics: Performance Review, Performance Management, Performance Management System, Organizational Transparency

Why Your Performance Management System is Like Hideous Wallpaper You Can't Ignore

Posted by Afton Funk

Jul 17, 2014 10:30:00 AM

Graduates are pouring in, Boomers are retiring and Millennials are invading; the workforce is changing drastically and quickly. Great performance management is in huge demand as leaders are scrambling to find the most efficient way to address evolving technology, keeping up with current best practices and a changing workforce.
So here’s my question to you: Is your performance management performing?

Topics: Performance Management, Management Assessment, Performance Management System