September 16, 2015

Balancing Employee Development Needs to Make Everyone Happy

In this space, we are uniquely (and sometimes falsely) positioned between upper management and frontline employees. It’s not your job to play mediator between disgruntled employees and frustrated managers, but it likely feels like it.

Your role in the grand scheme of organizational needs is much larger. HR simply can’t make everyone happy; to compensate, it’s imperative to balance immediate and delayed needs throughout the company to develop employees and leadership appropriately. Creating happy employees may be a great side benefit but the work must come first. So how does an overworked HR pro figure out the right balance between the individual and the organizational?

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Employee Management

January 6, 2015

What is Stacked Ranking? Should You Use It?

This article written January 2015 about stacked ranking and performance management has been updated with newer statistics and information as of January 2017. For more articles on performance management, check out these:

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Talent Management, Employee Management

September 25, 2014

5 Ways You Are Unwittingly Devaluing Your Employees

When leaders undervalue their workers, they are only making life harder on themselves. A devalued team is a disengaged, demotivated and dissonant team. Leaders don’t generally set out to decrease motivation and squash engagement; it’s just something that happens without strategic leadership.

The acknowledgement that we all know is so crucial for a healthy workforce tends to get lost in the day-to-day of business. Don’t stress, it happens to the best of leaders, but the first step is to recognize the problem. Be sure that you’re not guilty of these everyday ways that you could be unwittingly devaluing your employees.

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Employee Engagement, Employee Management, Employee Development, Employee Lifecycle

August 6, 2014

Employees and Their Technology: The Battle You Want to Lose

All facets of technology are becoming more sophisticated, more cost effective and entirely fundamental in today’s workforce, but some employers are having trouble embracing this rapid change. There are now more mobile devices on earth than there are people. Technology is taking over at mind-blowing speeds, and some organizations are going to need to learn to pick their battles where employees and their technology are concerned.

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Employee Engagement, Employee Management, Employee Development

July 30, 2014

5 Surprising Employee Development Statistics You Don't Know

UPDATED 11/2016: This article has been updated to reflect newer statistics found on employee development. To read more on employee development, check out these articles:

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Employee Management, Employee Training, Training, Employee Development

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