Perfecting Employee Performance Beats Bad HR Data

In order to make sound business decisions, we need reliable data. What happens when that data simply does not exist or, even worse, the data you have is bad data? Marcus Buckingham makes the case for bad HR data in his recent article for the Harvard Business Review: “The research record reveals that neither you […]

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8 Genius Ways Your Company Can Boost Employee Engagement

Ask most human resource professionals what’s on their minds (outside of what’s for lunch?) and they are usually concerned with how well the company is doing with employee engagement. Why is this factor so important nowadays? First off, employee engagement is the pathway to a more motivated and productive team. Secondly, high levels of employee […]

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Embrace the Data: How Analytical Thinking Separates You from the HR Pack

How many of us got into Human Resources because someone told us we’re a “people person?” Chances are that you have heard this many times. Of course… You’re fair. Cautious. An outstanding communicator and negotiator. You believe in ethics, and hope to do what’s best for both employees and management. In short, you give HR […]

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HR Writer Blogazine Seeks Guest Blogs

At HR Writer, we love sharing everything there is to know about human resources, recruitment, careers, and technology around these markets. But, it’s impossible for any one team of writers to tap into the collective expertise of thousands of professionals out there who are working in the trenches and experiencing the impact of new HR […]

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Getting Real about Performance Management

A good performance management system lays the foundation for all kinds of employment decisions, motivates employees by recognizing success and corrects issues before they get out of control.Sounds great in theory, right? Unfortunately, we are often so busy that we do not always think to formalize performance management beyond the annual review. Let’s take a […]

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Keep Drugs and Alcohol Out of the Workplace

United States Department of Labor data shows six percent of Americans aged 12 or older used drugs within the past month, and use is greater in those between the ages of 16 and 25 – the segment of the population joining the workforce at the highest rate. In addition, 14 percent of United States workers […]

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