3 Things Rockstars Can Teach Us about Accepting Feedback

The life of a musician is riddled with all breeds of feedback - from positive and constructive to downright negative. While most of us aren't receiving feedback beneath the same limelight in our professional careers, it also comes in all shapes during our day-to-day interactions. How we respond to it can make all the difference.

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By Elle Morgan on July 20, 2016

Dr. Michael Moon: Social Technology and HR Analytics at Work

Dr. Michael Moon is a leading expert on HR analytics and social technology in the workplace. Her work has helped many organizations improve performance and retention through understanding and strengthening the relationships that are their foundation.

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By George Dickson on July 13, 2016

3 Useful Alternatives to the Employee Evaluation Form

Employees hate evaluations, and most managers do too.

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By George Dickson on July 06, 2016

6 Ways to Avoid Total Rewards Disaster

Is your total rewards package a sinking ship?

Rewards strategies are designed to attract, motivate, and retain talent, while proving to employees that your organization values their hard work.

Convincing employees their worth is truly appreciated takes much more than paid time off days, market rate salaries, and annual bonuses, especially as the business landscape becomes more competitive.

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By Carlton Bowers on June 29, 2016

5 Competitive Benefits of Diversity in the Workplace

Building a diverse workforce isn't just beneficial; it's a major factor of success in the modern business landscape. Organizations that seek, celebrate, and embrace diversity have several very real advantages over their competitors.

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By George Dickson on June 23, 2016

5 Ways Emotional Intelligence Makes a Better Leader

Leading a team isn't easy, but some make it harder on themselves by ignoring a few basic principles of emotional intelligence.

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By George Dickson on June 15, 2016

3 Surprising Reasons an Employee Engagement Strategy Can Fail

Employee engagement is one of the most crucial factors for an organization's success, but it isn't a simple thing to get right. There are many ways an engagement strategy can fail -- some of which you might not expect.

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By George Dickson on June 08, 2016

5 Simple Wins Benefits Strategies Often Miss out on

A lot has changed in the business landscape over the past few years, and the social contracts built around it struggle to keep up. Are your benefits strategies evolving quickly enough to stay competitive?

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By George Dickson on June 01, 2016

10 Surprising Employee Retention Statistics You Need to Know

Employee retention is a challenge for nearly every organization. Even the best leaders have a hard time keeping top talent. Although it may seem impossible to perfect a retention strategy in the face of these odds, you can often make a dramatic improvement with a few simple steps.

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By George Dickson on May 25, 2016

A New Employee Checklist Designed for Humans

A new employee checklist can be a useful tool to help ensure you're covering all the bases during your onboarding process, but they're often incomplete and lack crucial elements of emotional intelligence.

They start too late in the process, end too early, and feel like a cold, dry legal document.

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By George Dickson on May 18, 2016

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