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Hiring? Promoting? How to Pick an A Player

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(Editor’s Note: Last week at #TChat Events, the TalentCulture community explored best practices in candidate screening with Chris Mursau, Vice President at Topgrading, and Jean Lynn, VP of HR at Home Instead Senior Care. Afterward, some of our participants expressed interest in learning more about how the Topgrading method works. In response, Chris shared this » Read More

Social Influence and Your Brand: Connecting the Dots [Webinar]

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“Don’t try to invent a tribe. Show up to lead one that exists.” –Seth Godin Today’s hyper-connected digital world has opened the door to a whole new era in brand development. Employers, HR professionals and job hunters, alike, are rapidly embracing digital channels to elevate their market presence and amplify their share of voice. With » Read More

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3 Things Great Leaders Do To Set People Up For Success

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Jimmy walked slowly down the hall to his supervisor’s office. His thoughts were on a sales presentation. The presentation was in two hours and he really needed to put the finishing touches on it. He clutched the small coffee cup in his hand, careful not to spill it. His mind raced as he thought about » Read More

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5 Challenges For Relationship-Oriented Managers

Often, managers who are good at Relating (asking, listening, coaching, including, and encouraging) shy away from Requiring activities (insisting on excellence, confronting poor or marginal performers, or just telling an employee what is expected or needed). Your job as a manager is to help employees achieve business goals and do outstanding work. To direct their efforts and help them deliver their best work, you need to be equally adept at Relating and Requiring skills. Are you?

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9 ways to sink employee engagement

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In recent weeks, several articles have offered worthwhile ideas on how to boost worker motivation. But experts have been sharing this counsel for years, and employee engagement continues to decline. This post focuses on nine specific things that damage engagement. What’s at play in your organization?

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