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  • Two Critical Factors in the Effective Use of Talent Assessments January 15, 2020
    More and more of the world’s leading organizations are utilizing talent assessments to better inform hiring decisions and drive more effective employee development. In fact, 82% of companies are using some form of skill assessment tests today. There is little doubt that the use of talent assessments in the hiring and development process will continue […]
  • It's a New Decade, Has Your Hiring Strategy Evolved? January 3, 2020
    As we enter a brand-new decade, what better time to evolve your hiring practices and strategy to meet the new requirements of the modern day? The fact is businesses have never done as much hiring as they do today or spent as much money doing it. Yet, most aren't doing as good of a job […]
  • Mentoring Matters: How to Get Started December 11, 2019
    Almost every successful professional has had a trusted mentor to help them chart a new course for their career, to guide and inspire them. For individuals, studies show that good mentoring can lead to greater career success, including promotions, raises and increased opportunities.
  • Give and You Shall Receive, or Will You? The Art of Receiving Feedback December 3, 2019
    Famous author Ken Blanchard says, “Feedback is the breakfast of champions,” but the value of feedback is only realized if the person on the receiving end truly acknowledges what is shared. Often, business and HR leaders focus heavily on the ways in which they can effectively provide feedback to others, which is certainly an important […]
  • Applying HR Analytics: Taking Small Steps To Reap Big Benefits November 19, 2019
    The idea of “data,” “analytics,” and “automation” often set off a whirlwind of emotions among HR leaders – from excitement of new possibilities to confusion and angst over how or where to leverage them. However, these trends simply can’t be ignored given that workforce analytics will be more widely adopted to help optimize workforces, develop […]
  • Effective Communication: Teamwork At Its Best October 30, 2019
    The value of highly communicative teams is well understood among business and HR leaders. However, what may be less widely known is the financial implications of ineffective team communications or the financial gains that can be realized from exceptional communication. For example, a recent study found that in U.S. hospitals, a whopping $12 billion per […]