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TalentCulture | May 6, 2015

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Stand-Out Leaders Putter At These 7 Things

April 9, 2015 |

Old school leadership is about control and pushing people to achieve results; setting and communicating objectives; delegating tasks; measuring results.

Nothing wrong with old school, it’s just that different priorities and actions are required if leaders are to meet the … Read More

Koping With The Kool-Aid

April 8, 2015 |

Presumably you know what “Drinking the Kool Aid” means, but if not, let’s just say it refers to people who blindly and unquestioningly accept a given dogma or belief. For those of us who have not drunk the Kool-Aid (or … Read More

People Quality Makes For Picture Perfect Business

April 6, 2015 | 1

“All I know is that sometimes the truth is contrary — everything in life you thought you knew.” —Neil Peart (Musician and Writer)

Without doing the math and coloring them in, you can still tell what most of them are. But that’s no … Read More

People Analytics To Boost Engagement And Leadership

March 31, 2015 |

By many indications employee engagement is at a critical point. Across the board, surveys show that engagement is a problem in many organizations, leading to loss of employees, underperforming employees and more. Indeed, Josh Bersin’s research shows that 87% of … Read More

Be An HR Technology Software Myth-Buster

March 30, 2015 | 1

It’s amazing sometimes that we actually ever progress beyond wishful thinking and myths perpetuated by us. I’ve been in the HR technology space for almost 16 years now, and we never fail to fail. Meaning, we never fail to hypothesize … Read More

A Guide For Reading Your Team’s Personalities

March 25, 2015 | 1

You know what would be ridiculously useful? If you could “read” other people.

If you predict how a co-worker would make decisions. If you could predict what they would do…maybe even before they knew it themselves.

How great that would … Read More

Managing Underperformers

March 25, 2015 | 1

Underperformers can be some of the most frustrating employees. At some point in the employment relationship, you saw potential in the underperformer. That’s probably a big reason why you hired them. But for some reason they are no longer meeting … Read More

Branding To Influence Today’s Ultra-Informed Talent

March 24, 2015 |

Today’s job seekers are more informed than ever, fully researching companies and reading employee reviews  before they even apply to a job. At the same time, competition for qualified candidates with the needed skill sets and expertise is on the … Read More

These Are The Moving Recruiting Money Shots

March 23, 2015 |

I played Patrick the recruiter in our customer conference general session skit. It was less than 15 lines and shouldn’t have been a problem.

But it was, mostly because I’m a ham at heart and like to improvise whenever possible. … Read More

5 Tips To Selecting The Right HR Technology

March 23, 2015 | 1

The challenges and opportunities for HR and Leadership teams have never been greater.  Potential hires have more job screening tools and work choices than ever before.  Meanwhile, organizations must contend with an employment pool that is global in scope.  If … Read More