Try Using Employee Referrals for Filling Internal Openings

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Everyone knows that employee referrals produce high-quality external hires, but what most don’t know is that employee referrals can also be used to improve internal movement and placement. This boost is often sorely needed because most corporate job posting and promotion processes are poorl

The Value of Winning Functional Excellence Awards

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The very best strategic recruiting and talent management leaders are continually looking for ways to improve their results, their credibility, and their business impacts. One of the most powerful tools for reaching those goals and for developing an excellent function is to apply for and win funct

Make Mistakes

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Have you ever made any mistake in your working? What a stupid question! All of us have made mistakes. Including me. Plenty. It is a part of learning and it is almost impossible that you learn without making mistakes. In our Company, I encourage people to make mistakes.
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 By: Guest post Joseph Fung
Startup companies should have a HR perspective in mind for the future Goal's. Do not neglect HR activities. I am sharing the link which I think it will be useful...
Guest post written by Joseph Fung   Joseph Fung is co-founder and CEO of TribeHR. Joseph Fung Ask any startup CEO to rank their greatest challenges, and inevitably human resources makes the
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Dan Ariely, in this very interesting talk proves that we do not work just for 'money'. It is a sense of satisfaction, achievement and a bit of recognition from our peers that drives us to do things that are not always fun but we do continue to do it to reach the goal.
What motivates us to work? Contrary to conventional wisdom, it isn't just money. But it's not exactly joy either. It seems that most of us thrive by making constant progress and

A Missed Opportunity — Failing to Use References for Recruiting Top Talent

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Most know references to be a tool for checking a candidate’s background, but reference-related factors can also be one of the simplest, cheapest, and effective areas for identifying top candidates. Even the best corporations that excel at recruiting routinely fail to realize that references and the

Lay Off your Buildings and Not your People.

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The nature of how we collaborate and do work has changed dramatically. Without email and internet the only way to collaborate and work was by being at the office, in one place, so one could see and talk to each other. With email and so many collaboration tools, the need to see each other for commu
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 By: Jessica Hagy
What could prevent you from being happier or greatness? YOU. This article from Jessica Hagy in Forbes is a very simple but impactful article on implimentable steps to achieve Happiness and Greatness. As Jack Canfield puts in his book called "Success Principles" owning 100% responsibility is a key factor.. You can access the same here
The Six Enemies of Greatness (and

My 12 High-impact Interview Questions for Top Candidates

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If you’re not getting exceptional hires, it may be because your traditional interview process is simply not designed to excite them. Instead of dwelling on the past, a superior alternative is to ask them to solve real problems, and to demonstrate that they are forward-looking and that they
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  How to Evaluate Employee Performance in 15 Easy Steps Evaluating Employee Performance is the key thing running in Entreprenuers mind. I found this article interesting and value add.
How do I fairly evaluate an employee? When evaluating an employee for a periodic review, a raise, or a promotion, you need to have a checklist of measurable performance criteria that can be applied

Bold Approaches for Successfully Retaining Every Innovator, Part 2 of 2

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A retention toolkit for innovators As the economy picks up and unemployment rates continue to drop, I can forecast with a good deal of certainty that the turnover rates among all employees will increase. The value of and the demand for innovators will increase even more rapidly. In addition, inno

Bold Approaches for Successfully Retaining Every Innovator, Part 1 of 2

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A retention toolkit for innovators Corporate executives are beginning to learn the high value of innovators, which can be 5 to 300 times the value of an average employee. If a company doesn’t have enough innovators, a primary option is recruiting them. In a previous related article, I highl

Why HR Is Doomed

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Big surprise and it is a pretty high risk, high reward statement:  “In 2020, HR as an independent function will no longer exist.”  That’s it. HR is basically in Stage 4, and taking a turn for the worse. Guess that’s more prognosis than prophecy, but t