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Learned Team Hopefulness: Subtle Shifts Lead to Powerful Possibilities

1 day ago | Ben Bratt | HCI

It’s a defining moment when team members begin to sense that they have far more control over events than they previously realized; that they aren’t hostages of any situation or history; that collectively they have substantial capability to shape their world. They can see alternative futures, and they’re about to claim positive ownership of something powerful, no matter how small.

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Going Back to the Basics to Transform Your Employee Experience and Drive Business Outcomes

April 20, 2018 | HighGround | HCI

HighGround sponsored a webcast in March that featured Sam Stern and Michelle Rashid. In each of their presentations, the speakers used well-known books as a jump off point. Sam referenced two books that seek to explain what motivates us, Drive and The Progress Principle, to connect employee experience to customer success. Michelle shared that her company used The Advantage, which talks about organizational health, as the basis for developing Virtuoso’s new engagement program.

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Make Sure You’re Happy With That Hire

April 19, 2018 | PXT Select

A bad hire can be expensive, and let’s face it— it’s disappointing when you discover that the candidate you had so much faith in isn’t performing like you thought, or isn’t the right fit! The U.S. Department of Labor ...

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Visier Insights Report: Ageism in Tech

April 17, 2018 | Visier

When the topic of workforce diversity and inclusion is raised, more often than not the issues discussed relate to ethnic and gender equity. However, in the Tech industry the issue of age is increasingly entering the spotlight.

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The Ultimate Guide to Improving Employee Performance

April 17, 2018 | BetterWorks

The modern workplace is one that has turned traditional ideas about how work happens, how to manage talent and what drives business success upside down. To start with, an expanding global marketplace has made it nearly impossible for employees to ...

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What Makes a Good HR Business Partner?

April 16, 2018 | Devin Morrissey | HCI

The definition of a human resources business partner (HRBP) has undoubtedly changed over the years. Originally the job was very different from traditional HR roles in that it dealt with more money-related issues, working with administrative heads of departments and not employees themselves. An HRBP was a less employee accessible role. They were HR professionals that specifically worked toward employers’ long-term goals.

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Active Candidate Engagement: A Playbook

April 16, 2018 | SkillSurvey

A good job candidate is hard to land. That’s especially true when it comes to passive candidates — those individuals currently employed but who may be open to new opportunities. But there are strategies you can use to grow your ...

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Public-Private Partnerships Gain Ground in Workforce Planning, Development

April 12, 2018 | MaryFran Heinsch | HCI

Our March, 2018 Talent Pulse Research shows that Strategic Workforce Planning (SWP) is key in adapting to change, but businesses are finding that these plans often need to grow beyond their organizations and into the communities around them. As businesses forecast their talent supply and the skills needed for emerging roles, many find they must broaden their search for talent to keep pace with change.

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The Agility Gap

April 11, 2018 | TRACOM Group

A new survey of North American human resources and learning/training executives exposes a troubling lack of preparedness and effort to develop agility skills, despite the fact that these professionals and their executive bosses say agility is ...

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Data Integration Supports Evidence-based HR

April 10, 2018 | Alan Mellish | Oracle Human Capital Management

In our current economic moment, talent is paramount. Your ability to maximize the performance of your people determines your ability to deliver on business strategy. When your people are firing on all cylinders, you can feel it. Your organization just works better. People are happier, customers keep coming back for more, and the money keeps flowing.

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How to Escape from the Rut

April 9, 2018 | Aubrey Wiete | Human Capital Institute (HCI)

Personal ruts are tricky; they develop slowly but quickly suck the energy and enthusiasm out of a situation. Sometimes the cause is hard to pinpoint: a lack of development, an absentee manager, an undefined role, but the result is eerily similar. You feel stagnant, disconnected from your work not because you have too little to do, but because you are no longer inspired by it.

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Smart Selection Powered by People Data

April 9, 2018 | PXT Select

You’re hiring for a sales position at your company. You have two equally impressive employees. Both candidates had identical GPAs in college and have sales experience at a major company. They were friendly and professional during their ...

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Building Your Business Case for People Analytics

April 6, 2018 | Visier

The “datafication of HR” is accelerating, driven by the critical need to create better business outcomes using evidence-based workforce decisions. In 2015, Harris Poll (on behalf of Visier) surveyed 301 corporate executives across ...

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