You Can Keep Your Focus Group

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Early in my career, I worked for a company that thought focus groups were the end-all-be-all of employee engagement. If we could get 8 or so of our 200 employees to dialogue and offer up their opinions for improvement, we thought we were really doing something special. What we often found was that when we took those suggestions […]

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A 7-Point Employee Evaluation Checklist

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Today’s post is from guest blogger Wes Houston. You can find Wes’ bio at the bottom of the post. Employee Assessments Benefit Both Worker and Supervisor Employee assessments benefit both employee and supervisor. The employee realizes information about themselves, not previously realized and they give managers insight into the employee’s mindset. This provides a foundation […]

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A Self Doubt Reality Check

A Self Doubt Reality Check

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How often do you think about self-doubt? Daily? Weekly? Monthly? NEVER? (If never, perhaps, kudos to you!) Self-doubt is a powerful thing. It affects everything from our personal relationships to our work performance. It makes us believe that we are not good enough as Person X, Y, or Z. It imposes mental blocks that often go unnoticed. Maybe it’s time to overcome our own self-doubt!

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Zombie HR Programs

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Zombie shows and movies are pretty popular right now. If you’re not familiar, the stories are usually about survivors from an epidemic where a virus of some sort causes the dead to reanimate and stagger and lumber about trying to eat the living. Kinda like HR… Well, HR programs anyway. How often have you seen […]

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Crafting A Communications Strategy

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Communication is Critical Communication strategies, systems and practices play a major role in high-performance workplaces. How you collect and process this information can have a huge impact on the effectiveness of your business. A comprehensive communications strategy can give you a significant competitive advantage in your efforts to build and maintain positive employee relations. When […]

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