Do Stacked Rankings Hurt or Help?

performance reviews

Poor Amazon has had a rough summer. First, its first-ever Prime Day was a source of amusement on social media. Did you check out the entertaining tweets at #primedayfail? They were trying to keep their heads high, saying it was successful—but who are we kidding? Any PR nightmare that has your customers mocking you wasn’t […]

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Recruiting: 5 Reasons To Let Employees Weigh In

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I’m a self-proclaimed HGTV junkie and love watching people hunting for houses. However, when I was in house-search mode myself several years ago, it wasn’t nearly as enjoyable. Now that I’m comfortable in my own house, I enjoy going along for the ride while look for a new home. We all want to weigh in, […]

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Applicant Tracking Systems Can’t Be an Applicant’s Enemy! [SLIDESHARE]

ATS

Did you know applicants are complaining about applicant tracking systems (ATSs)? Applicants feel they’re “killing” their chances of getting an interview (in fact, 75 percent of applicants thought so). They think ATSs are flawed and that if you’re using an ATS, you value keywords on the resume more than candidates having the right skills. That’s not […]

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4 ways to improve performance reviews for companies of all sizes

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Working for a small company just feels different than working for a large company. Some people prefer working for small companies because they feel they can make a bigger difference, while others like the structure and resources a larger company affords. Either way, we all admit there are some real differences. It’s no different when […]

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Strategic HR: Make Employee Recognition a Priority

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Strategic HR is doing work that supports your company’s long-term business goals and outcomes. People are a huge part in the success of your company. People are your HR’s main business, and they’re also a company’s biggest determinant of success. HR will always, always be in the mix. Here are three main reasons why employee recognition […]

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Body language on both sides of the interview

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How many interviews have you conducted in your career? Hundreds? Thousands? By now, you’ve probably become a bit of an expert on understanding an applicant’s body language during the interview. You’ve learned over time that you get extra little bits of information if you look beyond what applicants are saying. Some of the more common […]

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What’s on your HR software wish list?

HR software

I love window shopping! I’m drawn to the sparkly, perfectly staged displays. Sometimes I just stand outside, wishing and hoping. From the other side of the window (or from inside an office somewhere), those of us who are creating and offering a product to buyers wonder who those people are—the wishers and hopers wondering about […]

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Finding Gender Gaps in Performance Reviews

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Men are from Mars, Women from Venus—yes, we’ve all heard. We’ve accepted men and women differ in many ways. Those differences don’t end when we walk through the office doors every morning (or log in for those of us who work remotely). That’s part of what makes us complimentary on teams and why it’s important […]

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Think your Company Is Too Small for HR? Think Again

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Every company started somewhere. Sometimes it’s a small group of people gathered around a cast-off kitchen table in a basement. Or someone working a regular 9-to-5er with an idea that keeps gnawing its way to the surface. Perhaps there’s an actual office space and a bean-bag chair (possibly a CEO reading Louis L’Amour books) where […]

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