7 Ways HR Facilitates the Learning Curve

Organizations exist to create value. In turn, organizational value is created through people. It is unfortunate then, that too many organizations rarely associate value with their employees. Creating value through people entails complex processes that are best left to HR...

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The 3 P’s of Employee Experience: People, Purpose & Positivity

There was a time when people were so happy to have a job that they put up with just about anything to take home that precious pay cheque. The idea of management caring about employee experience seemed laughable.  And while...

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Transparency is the Key to a Hyper-Engaged Workforce

Transparency isn’t a new phenomena in any sense: it’s the extent to which knowledge and information are shared between an organization and its employees. When employees are informed, they feel more engaged, but four out of five employees worldwide...

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New School Performance Process Design: Opportunities and Cautions

By Kyla Nicholson and Vincent Chow Well known companies such as Microsoft, Motorola, Gap, Expedia and GE have made, or are in the process of making, the move away from rating past performance and toward more frequent, meaningful conversations aimed...

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Seeking Organizational Resilience? Trust is a Must

By Doug Turner It has been said that the amount of resilience shown by an organization is the product of both the personal abilities of individuals in the organization and the degree to which those people feel supported and comfortable...

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Relational Leadership Opens Doors to Success

By Ian Gibson, CPHR A wise sage once said that people don't care how much you know until they know how much you care. That is the crux of relational leadership. Leadership can no longer simply be about the bottom...

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Improving Staff Morale Through Authentic Appreciation

By Dr. Paul White In my work training and consulting around the country, the most common responses by employees when discussing employee recognition typically range from apathy to cynicism.  One woman stated, “I haven’t heard anything positive for two years...

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Reconnecting with the Impact of HR: A Refreshed Perspective

By Ingrid Vaughan Several years ago I worked as a career transition facilitator for a government-sponsored employment program. The people I worked with were, for a variety of reasons, unable to do what they had been doing and were undergoing...

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