Category: Talent Management

5 Surefire Ways to Improve Your Candidate Experience

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The race to hire is ramping up, which means recruiters are focusing on creating an enjoyable hiring pipeline. When attracting and hiring the top talent, organizations need a stellar candidate experience that demonstrates why a candidate should want to work for you. A poor candidate experience impacts the kind of hire you can make. 54%… Read more »

Engaging and Developing Your Remote Employees That Need Structure

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Over the last year, 55% of businesses offered remote work in some capacity. This added flexibility in work schedules has been well received by the majority of workers, with 65% of remote workers stating that they have a better work-life balance now than when they previously worked onsite.  But, remote work isn’t for everyone and… Read more »

The 7 Cardinal Rules of Effectively Managing Remote Workers

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Are you ready for long-term remote management? While some companies focused on making remote teams in the short term throughout the last year, 84% of current employees prefer working remotely and expect this perk to stick around. Remote work is here to stay, and naturally, it’s time to update your management skills to better suit… Read more »

How to Motivate and Engage Remote Workers

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Before spring of 2020, conversations around optimizing employee engagement were just starting to take off. We were beginning to finally wrap our heads around what it takes to get talent to make their morning commute and walk into the office excited to be a part of the team. Suddenly, the teams that HR leaders were… Read more »

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 »

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 »

A Comprehensive Guide to Mental Toughness in the Workplace

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Defining Mental Toughness We recently released a whitepaper on mental toughness and how it differentiates top NCAA Division 1 and professional athletes. If you’d like access to the full whitepaper, click here. Otherwise, we’ve got a short and sweet recap summary for you below. To start, the chances of athletes making it to the “big… Read more »

In Case You Missed It: Top 5 Blog Posts of 2019

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2019 was the year of the workplace. Changes in labor demand, a new focus on employee engagement, and a desire to impact business outcomes through increased employee productivity were all contributing factors to workplaces shifting priorities to individual needs. Through revised talent management tactics like hiring for potential over skill set, nurturing strong, thriving company… Read more »