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Post date: May 12, 2020
The COVID-19 virus disrupted most organizations’ daily business, causing unexpected digital HR changes to facilitate the new normal. One major adjustment was the forced shift to remote work due to stay-at-home orders.  Brian Kropp, chief of research for the Gartner HR practice, stated that prior to...
Post date: March 28, 2019
Your personal development and the development of your people are two key areas to which you probably have made commitments. The third, not as widely recognized, area is team development. Leaders usually start with personal development, then move on to people development, and finally, if at all, to...
Post date: August 13, 2019
Diversity comes in different forms—at the visible level, it involves inclusivity of employees from varied demographic or socio-economic backgrounds within the organization; at a deeper level, it reflects presence of divergent perspectives and ideas in the workforce. Although discussions of...
Post date: September 6, 2018
Most companies understand that collaboration is the lifeblood of any organization. Being able to work well in teams and across platforms is crucial for success. In fact, a study by Deloitte shows that collaborative employees work 15 percent faster and do 70 percent better work.  A major component...
Post date: March 26, 2019
The business value of traditional performance management models is collapsing. Instead of clarifying expectations and building morale, legacy annual appraisal models of performance management can alienate talented and typical employees alike. While personal and enterprise tools and technologies for...
Post date: November 3, 2016
One of the most important functions of any business is the hiring of talent. Recruiting (and retaining) skilled, values-aligned leaders and team members is the lifeblood of your organization.   HR plays a huge role in hiring. Your expertise in people systems, personnel practices, and interviewing...
Post date: October 16, 2018
Most organizations waste an absurd amount of time arguing about three things: What to do, how to do it, and who should do it. Endless meetings are spent rehashing who is doing what by when. Despite that, no one ever knows who’s accountable for the steps that are decided upon, so employees don’t...
Post date: November 1, 2018
HR executives have seen it all—talented and engaged bosses and team members, toxic bosses and team members, and everything in between. You have observed that leaders do not have a neutral impact for very long. Either bosses have a positive impact on performance and values (how people treat each...
Post date: July 30, 2019
Every organization needs its teams to deliver a high level of performance to succeed in today’s business environment. Author Omar L. Harris offers clear guidance on how to hire for, support, and guide high-performance teams.  What are some tips to hiring employees to fit into high-performing teams...
Post date: April 3, 2018
If you were raised in the United States or spent significant time living here, then you know that this country, perhaps more than others, believes in the power of rugged individualism. From the stories of early explorers and founding fathers that we learn about in grade school, to ways our media...