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Cut the Conflicts and Improve Productivity with These 5 Tips

Where there are differing opinions, conflict is likely to arise. 85% of employees report experiencing conflict at work, and 30% say the conflict is ...
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Why Continual Conversations Are More Effective Than Annual Reviews

Employees desire feedback. In fact, 96% say that regular feedback is preferred to infrequent, formally-structured reviews. Sitting down only once or twice a year to discuss goals, behavior, career advancements, etc. isn’t effective for performance management, nor is it beneficial to either the manager or the employee. Instead, establishing a regular performance and feedback process has proven to be better at keeping employees engaged and building productive, thriving teams.
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Top 5 Things We Learned at TSC 2019

Our 4th annual Talent Success Conference is a wrap! We may be impartial, but our speaker lineup was top notch. These thought-provoking industry leaders left us with more new ideas about talent strategy than we knew what to do with, but we thought we’d start with a quick roundup for you.
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How Chick-fil-A Saw Unprecedented Success Reducing Turnover with ClearCompany

Chick-fil-A Palm Beach Lakes and Chick-fil-A Okeechobee and Turnpike were dealing with a common problem for quick-service restaurants: A high rate of turnover. Kasey Castle, Chief People Officer of both locations, understands that a great customer experience comes from having a great team behind you. Hiring and onboarding is a crucial aspect for growing a business, but hiring the best talent doesn’t mean much if you can’t retain them for the long term. Kasey needed a system that could help her manage her complete talent strategy.
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The State of HR: Trends and Change in 2019

We’re now well into the second half of the year, and it’s at this time that we like to take a moment to evaluate the state of HR and take stock of the trends, legislation, and innovations that have exhibited influence on the industry and will shape how we think about HR in our near future. Here are the more significant factors we’ve seen leaving their mark on HR practices so far this year:
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How to Use Employee Performance Reviews to Develop A Players

Employee reviews should go far beyond a quick, 5-minute conversation where you ask them how they feel about the work they’re doing and if they have any questions. In fact, 90% of performance reviews are ineffective. These infrequent meetings should no longer be viewed as a standard procedure that has to get done. Instead, performance reviews should be used to provide employees with detailed constructive feedback that aligns with your company’s goals and values. Take advantage of this opportunity to promote business growth. After all, your employees are your greatest assets — ensure they’re producing exceptional work that reflects what your business stands for.
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17 Mind-blowing Statistics on Performance Reviews and Employee Engagement

Constructive feedback is vital to an employee’s ongoing development. From A Players to under-performers, and everything in between, employees need timely, specific, and helpful feedback to reach their full potential. Positive feedback helps build confidence, while constructive criticism clarifies expectations and allows people to learn from their mistakes.
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