7 Strategies for Being a Better Manager

Being a manager is hard. Being a great manager is even harder. Learn simple things you can do as a manager to increase performance from both individuals and teams. Simple strategies like: · Talk less, listen more · Play to your (and your team’s) strengths · Manage teams, not individuals · Accentuate the positive

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Toxic Employees in the Workplace – Hidden Costs and How to Spot Them

In this original Cornerstone OnDemand research, we take on the question of whether one bad apple can really spoil the whole bunch when it comes to “toxic employees” in the workplace. Leveraging econometric analysis of a dataset of approximately 63,000 hired employees spanning approximately 250,000 observations, this report looks not only at the measurable costs of toxic behavior such as […]

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The True Cost of Not Having a Talent Management Strategy Series: Learning and Onboarding

Are you throwing money down the drain? You are if you’re not onboarding and training your employees. Companies will think nothing of spending thousands to recruit the best talent—but balk at spending mere hundreds to onboard and develop them. The math doesn’t make sense: hiring good people can cost up to 30% of the position’s salary. Do that a mere […]

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Win the Recruiting Game with an Airtight Action Plan

The hunt for top talent has never been more competitive. Employers need skilled talent that can hit the ground running and produce results. On the flip side, candidates are not just looking for any job – they are seeking meaningful careers with organizations they feel connected to and can o er long term opportunities. Companies lose $160 billion annually to […]

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Employees Have Spoken – 7 Actions HR Should Take

Let’s face it – the competition for top talent is fierce, and the best employees are looking for more than just a job. They want options, and they want meaning. Check out these 7 areas HR can fine tune to ensure they’re attracting and keeping the right talent around.

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Business Without Borders: How To Cost Effectively Conduct Global

Enabling people in your organization to collaborate on a global scale has been costly and complicated – until now. “We work in a global workforce where business reaches beyond our borders and over the seas.” This best practices brief shows you how to easily and cost-effectively provide anyone in your organization – regardless of location or equipment – with integrated […]

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Integrating Social Into Business With Social Collaboration Tools

The use of too many communication channels can actually hinder collaboration. That’s why many organizations are now moving toward a single interface for all business communications. “Enterprises realize they must improve the communication and collaboration experience but are still figuring out how social media integrates within corporate culture and business process.” This Yankee Group white paper explores how built-for-business social […]

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5 Ways to Evolve the Dreadful Annual Performance Review

The dreaded annual performance review: whether you’re on the giving or receiving end, it can be an uncomfortable experience for both managers and employees. But it doesn’t have to be. See how great organizations use reviews to: • Motivate employees • Increase employee productivity • Create an on-going dialog between employees and managers • Support overall organizational goals

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