Required Reading: The IBM Global C-Suite Study

IBM Global C Suite Study

Are you familiar with the IBM Global C-Suite Study? If so, good for you; you’re an information hound. If not, don’t worry; we weren’t until recently, and we felt like we’d been left out of a secret club . . . until we asked around and discovered nobody else knew about it either. (And for […]

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Prove Your Worth: Why HR Needs to Think More Like a Business

HR business strategy

If being too nice is the biggest challenge facing the HR industry, not being business-minded enough about its own role is a close second. Along with attracting kind, helpful, conflict-avoidant mediator types, HR has a tendency to deliver a “be helpful, serve others, and don’t seek the spotlight” message as its core tenet. And once […]

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A Lesson On Leadership I Learned At My Daughter’s Talent Show

Lessons on leadership

A talent show I learned something about leadership yesterday at an elementary school talent show. My six-year-old daughter was set to perform a gymnastics routine she came up with, but minutes before the show started—around the same time that hundreds of schoolchildren began to fill the auditorium—she began to look visibly scared. My wife and […]

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Assume the Best: Building a Culture of Positivity

Long gone are the days when we had to bring a note from home to prove we’re going to the dentist’s office during second period. No longer do we have to get in fights with our siblings because they’re shooting us weird looks. Now that we’re the adults, we just live our lives the best […]

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5 Ways HR Impacts Employee Engagement [QUIZ]

employee engagement

Employee engagement is one of the biggest challenges we face in HR. We’re tasked with the job to hire, train and retain great people, but those employees will never be great if they’re not engaged. And currently, less than one-third of all employees feel they’re engaged in their work. Do you know how engaged your […]

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5 Effective Onboarding Must-Dos

new hire

Getting a new job is like being introduced into a new family. New hires have chosen your company and have committed to spending their days at your office, surrounded by the members of your team. Just as with any person they’ll be working with, they need to be introduced to the company. I think that […]

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