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Companies can initiate change through real employee feedback

Creating change within the work environment can be a difficult task. Often, the employees who most need to reassess their habits are the ones who are the most resistant to HR and management's efforts to introduce some new energy and perspective into office operations. What's more, the need for...

David Bator
By David Bator
on January 19, 2015
   
Companies can initiate change through real employee feedback

Creating change within the work environment can be a difficult task. Often, the employees who most need to reassess their habits are the ones who are the most resistant to HR and management's...

David Bator
By David Bator
on January 19, 2015
Why performance reviews are a waste of time

The annual performance review is something that most employees face with trepidation and many managers rely on to shape the activity of their teams. However, numerous studies have found that the...

Jason Slaughter
By Jason Slaughter
on October 24, 2014
Why HR managers should always have access to employee data

Would you make a crucial business decision without consulting any data? Not if you're smart. Employee performance management strategies are critical to an organization's success, so they require...

Jason Slaughter
By Jason Slaughter
on July 28, 2014
Stop assessing and start addressing employee engagement

Employee engagement: It's an elusive goal that all leaders want for their companies, but few are successful in making it happen. To better understand how to motivate and inspire your workers, you...

David Bator
By David Bator
on July 9, 2014
8 devastating employee survey mistakes companies make

Employee surveys have long been key tools for HR departments and managers. However, they're not always all that effective. Surprisingly, even well-designed survey frequently fall short of having...

Michael Bertrand
By Michael Bertrand
on July 8, 2014
8 secrets great leaders know to make employee engagement easy

Some people are born great leaders, possessing a sort of charisma that pulls others into their influence and inspires them to do great things. Others need to hone their motivational skills to...

Jason Slaughter
By Jason Slaughter
on June 16, 2014
How to maximize the ROI on employee engagement programs

Remember when you were a kid and you used to track how much you grew from year to year? Perhaps your mom let you put marks on a wall in order to see a visible indication of your progress. These...

David Bator
By David Bator
on June 11, 2014
Why understanding HR data should take 60 seconds not 60 pages

A picture's worth a thousand words. That old adage may never have been more true than it is today. We live in a sensory world, saturated with multimedia and moved strongly by visuals. Television...

Michael Bertrand
By Michael Bertrand
on May 21, 2014
Stop taking the employee pulse - start introducing the engagement cure

Would you go to the doctor's office if all he did was take your pulse and send you on your way? Whether you were healthy or ill, this probably seems like a colossal waste of time. In truth, it...

David Bator
By David Bator
on May 15, 2014
Real time employee survey results are the only results worth having

If you're familiar with business intelligence and data analytics, you know the value of real-time reporting. Retailers, for example, can respond more efficiently to changing market conditions - and...

David Bator
By David Bator
on May 9, 2014

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