Talent Alignment: Why does it really matter?

It’s probably no secret that hiring the right people, onboarding them quickly, and ensuring they’re putting their considerable talents toward achieving company goals are paramount. But what is the best way to ensure everything is on track? Maintaining alignment with your talent and their goals is the best way to ensure company objectives are met and employee morale stays high.  

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Onboarding, Goal Alignment, Employee Turnover, Employee Engagement, Goals, Strategic Alignment

Improve Employee Engagement with Goal-Based Talent Alignment

Here’s a fact you probably wish wasn’t true: your employees aren’t as motivated as you think or even hope they are. It’s statistically likely a large proportion of your workforce is mentally checked out. A recent study by Gallup showed 70 percent of workers are disengaged in their current roles.

Don’t think your company is the exception. Right now, your best employees might be daydreaming about leaving your office for greener pastures. In fact, a study on candidate behavior from CareerBuilder found the very idea of a passive candidate just might be a myth on par with Bigfoot. The study found 77 percent of full-time employees are either open to new opportunities or actively looking for a new job.

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Employee Turnover, Talent Alignment, Employee Engagement, Company Culture, Goals, Office Politics, Employee Retention, Turnover

Performance Reviews: You're Doing It Wrong.

Let’s be honest: no one likes performance reviews. They are incredibly time-consuming, based on stale information and employees rarely find them helpful. The traditional performance review is burdensome for everyone involved, which is why it’s time to take a deep breath and find a better way.

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Goals, Performance Reviews, Corporate Communication, Employee Review, Annual Review, Performance Review, Employee Recognition

Be a Better Manager with Talent Alignment

From intern to executive, no employee enjoys being micromanaged. Instead of focusing on the big picture of employee management and trusting workers to take care of the small stuff, a micromanager dictates every small step along the way and can quickly drive talent away.

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Talent Alignment, Employee Engagement, Goals, Micromanager, Micromanaging, Employee Management, Productivity

Optimize Employee Onboarding by using Goal Alignment and the 4C's: Compliance, Clarification, Culture, Connection

Once you’ve made a great new hire, it’s time to get your new employee up and running in the organization. No matter how skilled or tenured, every employee can benefit from the onboarding process in order to better understand their place in the company.

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Onboarding, Goal Alignment, Company Culture, Goals, New Hire, New Hire Checklist, Goal-Setting

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