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Continuous Performance Management Brings Highest Employee Engagement Home for the Holidays

3 days ago | Alan Mellish & Holly Pennebaker | BetterWorks

Organizations everywhere are gearing up for their yearly performance reviews. Managers are filling out paperwork and straining their memories back across an entire year to recall employees’ major successes and failures, and employees are bracing themselves for bad news or daring to hope for an above-average salary increase. Either way, the traditional performance review is past its “sell-by” date.

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Organization Alignment, the Key to Resource Optimization

November 14, 2017 | Reed Deshler | AlignOrg Solutions

How do I optimize my resources? It is the perennial question for today’s businesses. Our philosophy is that aligned organizations can better optimize their resources to create both great efficiencies as well as desired growth. To accomplish both ...

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6 Keys to Fostering Civility in the Workplace

November 13, 2017 | SkillSurvey

Studies show that workplace incivility costs companies $14,000 per employee due to lost productivity and work time. It can have serious health effects on individuals, lead to increased turnover, impede collaboration among teams and ...

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Mining for Rare Talent

November 13, 2017 | Alan Mellish

Scarcity of qualified talent is a common challenge for many organizations. It puts pressure on employers to improve their ability to find and attract quality candidates for open positions and invest in retaining the people they already have. As ...

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Shared Services done right will grow your bottom line

November 13, 2017 | AlignOrg Solutions | HCI

Organizations continuously strive to increase the efficiency, consistency, and quality of support services like human resources, finance and information technology. The better these back-office functions work, the more time your people can spend on activities that grow the bottom line.

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Self-awareness: If I'm Unaware of Myself, Do I Still Exist?

November 12, 2017 | Greg Ketchum | HCI

We don’t just learn a new skill, like developing self-awareness, every once in a while. You’ve got to keep working at it, practicing it, setting reminders to use it and looking for situations for applying new skills. From there, take time to reflect on what worked, what didn’t and how you can improve.

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The Rise of Talent Assessment Technology

November 12, 2017 | CEB, Gartner

While technology-enabled assessment appears promising, the scientific research behind it is insufficient and does not yet fully support several of the key criteria for judging the usefulness of assessments. View our infographic to learn more.

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The Elements of a Great Online Reference Solution

November 9, 2017 | SkillSurvey

Think all online reference-checking products are the same? Some may simply present reference responses alongside a generic or limited list of personality and behavioral traits. This could spell trouble both in terms or the quality of your hiring ...

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Using Organizational Alignment to Absorb Complexities

November 8, 2017 | Reed Deshler | AlignOrg Solutions
Competition has changed the corporate landscape and the way we must do business. Differentiation in the marketplace used to be much simpler: focus on making a great product or providing an improved or much-needed service.Those days are gone. ... Read more
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7 Building Blocks of Hiring Success

November 7, 2017 | OutMatch

Building a successful hiring process is all about structure. Just like a builder needs a blueprint, you need a repeatable, scalable hiring plan. That way, you can ensure stability in your organization and count on a successful outcome each time ...

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Why the Applicant Lifecycle Matters

November 6, 2017 | Ian Cook | Visier

Despite the importance of the talent acquisition function, recruiters still continue to rely on the embedded analytics in their Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS) for the data they need to make fact-based decisions on recruiting and hiring.

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IT Hiring: Why soft skills matter

November 6, 2017 | SkillSurvey

Today, the need to hire IT professionals who can bridge silos is more pressing than ever. Higher education IT today is no longer about better back-office processing. There’s a palpable sense that technology, if applied creatively, can ...

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Implementing a New Business Model That Creates Customer Stickiness

November 5, 2017 | Reed Deshler | AlignOrg Solutions

Businesses work hard to create and market products and services that solve customer problems and fill customer needs. But, what creates the kind of customer loyalty that brands like Amazon or Apple enjoy? What is it that makes us repeatedly ...

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