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A Take On Tattoos At Work

A Take On Tattoos At Work

Tattoos have become more common in the workplace, especially with employees between the ages of 18-29. According to a study, published in an article from the Salary.com editors, tattoos effect productivity in several different ways. What kind of policy does your organization have about tattoos? The study comes from the Pew Research Center, and found […]

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Looking Into 2013

Looking Into 2013

What predictions have you heard for the 2013 workplace? A recent article from Talent Management.com contributor Halley Bock offers five ways that your organization can practice ‘out with the old and in with the new’. You can be ready for continually rapid change this year – surely by now you’ve learned to embrace change! One […]

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The Incentive Program for HPO’s

The Incentive Program for HPO’s

Bonuses are a tried-and-true way to motivate employees to meet and exceed performance goals. What are the most successful ways to compensate employees for high performance yields? According to a recent article from Talent Management.com contributor Andre de Waal, there are 12 characteristics that prosperous companies keep in mind when they give a little extra […]

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Happy Holiday Reinforcement

Happy Holiday Reinforcement

Christmas carols like “The 12 Days of Christmas” take on a new meaning this holiday season, and can be paralleled to Newton’s 3rd Law of Motion – For every action, there is an equal and opposite reaction. A recent article from Talent Management.com‘s Aubrey Daniels shows us “The 12 Days of Reinforcement”. What kinds of […]

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Trust The Coach

Trust The Coach

Keeping open communication with your employees helps build a stronger bond. Coaching your employees increases productivity and performance. According to a November 2011 Bersin & Associates study, training your managers to coach your employees also produces higher financial performance for the organization. A Talent Management.com article from Allen Moore shares how coaching can help your […]

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Be The Best Company To Work For

Be The Best Company To Work For

2010’s FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work For include SAS, Nordstrom, Google and Whole Foods. Other than making the top 100, what do these companies have in common? According to a recent article from The Hiring Site.com‘s Stephanie Gaspary, the answer is trust. All of these organizations’ employees trust the folks they work for. They […]

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Here’s The Way We Do Things ‘Round Here

Here’s The Way We Do Things ‘Round Here

Every organization has a corporate culture. Thoroughly understanding your company culture is important for your employees as well as the organization. A recent article, from SmartBlogs.com contributors Robert Brown and Alan S. Gutterman, poses several questions that can help you to fully understand your organizational culture. “There is no generally accepted definition of “culture”, organizationally […]

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Performance Motivation

Performance Motivation

Everyone makes mistakes – even your top-talent employees. How can you correct them and motivate them at the same time? There are a few tips from Sharon Daniels, president and CEO of AchieveGlobal, in a recent Talent Management.com article. Sometimes poor performance or an increase in employee errors is due to lack of motivation. What […]

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Softer Management Success

Softer Management Success

Many imagine the boss to be the one with an iron fist, and this mental picture dates back to the industrial age. This doesn’t always need to be what comes to your employees’ minds. There’s a lot to be said about the softer side of management. According to a recent article from Saad Al Barrak, […]

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Commitment Muscle

Commitment Muscle

Interview questions these days are pretty much the same as they’ve always been, right? You might be surprised. Not only have interviewing methods changed quite a bit recently, some of the standard go-to questions aren’t even relevant anymore. According to a recent article from Forbes.com contributor Paul B. Brown, asking the standard “where do you […]

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