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Get Modern or Get Going: Why L&D is at a Crossroads

1 day ago | Oxygen

L&D team members need to work together to figure out what their value contribution is to drive change and enable growth within the organization, while becoming a trusted advisor to the CEO and elevating the L&D function.

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Coaching, Trust and a Toddler’s First Swim

3 days ago | Jenna Filipkowski | HCI

Coaches are expected to acknowledge their client’s work, express support, and encourage the client to fully express themself. As humans, we build trust to express our vulnerabilities. We cannot change without becoming vulnerable.

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Solving High Volume Recruiting

3 days ago | PeopleFluent

More than 100 occupations in the U.S. currently post more job requisitions than actual hires per month. The resurgence in the post-Recession job market has left unemployment at a record low, making the competition for top talent fierce.

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Strategic Workforce Planning 2020

3 days ago | Jenna Filipkowski | Human Capital Institute

Strategic workforce planning is undoubtedly one of the most necessary processes organizations must undergo. It is a critical component of growth and business evolution, prompted even more today by the pace of change and volatility in markets and ...

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What is Job Fit?

February 20, 2018 | PXT Select

About 90 percent of a person’s potential lies below the surface. In the short time spent with candidates during the hiring process, it’s difficult to determine one’s thinking style, behavioral tendencies, and occupational ...

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6 Strategies for Attracting Top Talent

February 13, 2018 | PeopleFluent

Understanding what a candidate is looking for in an application process has become essential in acquiring top new talent. Companies are now having to market themselves in order to compete for the best and the brightest. So- what are your ...

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Effective Onboarding Tips for 2018

February 4, 2018 | Devin Morrissey | HCI

Too many hiring managers look at onboarding as something they need to hack in order to achieve long-term employee retention. Sure, a good onboarding process will aid in keeping employees longer, if it works. But your best bet is to focus on the people you’re hiring. What do they want? New hires want to feel prepared, confident, motivated, and welcomed to this new adventure they’re about to embark on.

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An Inside Look at Building Employee Recognition Programs

February 4, 2018 | Reward Gateway

According to a survey done by Gallup in 2015, a top factor which raises overall employee engagement is regular praise and recognition from their managers. And that extends beyond the manager-employee relationship, too. The same survey called out ...

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Building a Strategic and Sustainable HR Function

January 31, 2018 | Ali Khaled Alhashmi | HCI

Businesses are coming under increasing pressure as a result of change. In a recent study performed by HCI, which gathered responses from almost 500 participants, 83% agreed with a statement to the effect that the business was always in a state of flux with strategies and priorities constantly changing. Human Resources practitioners are being asked to offer a more strategic approach to help build sustainable human resources within the organization, but at the same time, they are being asked to do so with the same or a lower budget (in 65% of cases).


Six Key Elements of an Engaging Workplace Culture

January 25, 2018 | O.C. Tanner | HCI

When it comes to creating an engaging workplace culture that enables you to connect with what’s most meaningful to employees, become an irresistible place to work, and ultimately achieve financial success, corporations across the globe are left wondering which resources to invest in to improve their organization’s culture.


Connecting with Customers

January 24, 2018 | Deb Calvert | The Leadership Challenge

In the Age of the Customer, companies are investing in Customer Experience, Customer Success, and Mapping the Buyer’s Journey. Still, buyers seem fickle and unpleasable. What will it take to connect with your customers?


Design Thinking: Meet Your New Strategy for Retaining High-performers

January 22, 2018 | Oracle | HCI

While the War for Talent is heating up for the moment, the War for Top Talent never stopped. If you were trying to sum up the purpose of modern HR, it might go something like this: hire more high performers and figure out how to retain and develop them.