Author: aggiealvarez

Competency-Based Training: The New Trend in Employee Development

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This article on the benefits of implementing a competency-based training system in the workplace was originally published in September of 2019. All relevant statistics and content have been updated as of December 2020.  Traditional learning is a large commitment for employees, and online courses can be hit-or-miss — the curriculum may cover inapplicable abstract theory,… Read more »

Tackling Goal Setting During a Crisis

setting goals during a crisis During a time of turmoil, placing emphasis on your professional development and goals has never been more important. Setting goals during a crisis helps to motivate and align your team’s work, and employees working toward a clearly defined goal have shown higher rates of persistence when facing challenges. In times of uncertainty, collaborating as a... Read more »

Remote Management: Navigating Talent Management in a Virtual Workspace

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Within the last year, 62% of employees state that they have worked remotely at some point in time. With an influx of people working from home, leaders have had to find ways to efficiently and effectively handle remote management. Challenges arise when organizations lack the flexibility and accountability to accurately measure and track their remote… Read more »

Professional Development Goals Transform Managers into Great Leaders

This article about performance review tips for managers was originally published in November 2019. It has since been updated as of November 2020. Employees depend on their supervisors to create a better work culture, motivate them, and coach them throughout their roles. Being an effective manager requires more than just managing tasks — it requires… Read more »

Rethink Employee Appraisals With These Performance Review Tips for Managers

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The end of a fiscal year marks the time for annual performance reviews, but in the current employment landscape, just how do performance reviews look? More than 62% of workers have worked remotely at some point over the last year.  With many of these employees still working outside a traditional office setting, HR Professionals have… Read more »

Emotional Intelligence in the Workplace Part 2

In the first part of our two-part emotional intelligence series, we discussed how leaders could demonstrate emotional intelligence in their workplace actions. We dove deep into how feelings and attitudes affect workplace culture and performance and offered insights into how to support your teams’ emotional and mental well-being.  However, emotional intelligence in the workplace doesn’t… Read more »

Emotional Intelligence in the Workplace Part 1

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Emotional Intelligence has been much discussed over the last decade. However, today it’s more imperative than ever for you and your organization’s leaders to understand its importance so you can apply it practically to your own professional lives and model it with the employees you lead and manage. What is Emotional Intelligence: In simple terms,… Read more »

3 Tips to Motivate Employees During Performance Reviews

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Annual performance reviews are difficult for all involved. Employees scramble to remember their yearly goals and whether they have achieved them or not. Managers sift through a year of work and spend time summarizing thoughts and feedback for improvements. There’s a lot to cover and little time to do so, but we can help you… Read more »

Future-Ready Leadership: Preparing for the Future of Work

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We can’t predict the future, and this year has made it clear that leaders have to be ready for the unexpected. A proactive approach to what lies ahead means learning how to take every curveball as it comes and to lead with the agility and grace to keep your head in the game and support… Read more »