4 Interview Questions to Avoid Hiring Toxic Employees

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By Dianna Boother – Talent Management & HR Your success often depends on the emotional intelligence of people you hire in strategic positions. That means you need to make hiring decisions based on solid information — not just gut instinct and first impressions. Those hiring interviews require well-planned questions that solicit genuine answers which surface… read more

The Future of Work in the Post COVID-19 Era

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What is the Employee Retention Credit? Everything you need to know

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Employee Retention Credit is designed to help small businesses who have been severely affected by the coronavirus pandemic to keep employees on their payroll.   Employee Retention Credit (ERC) was passed as part of the CARES Act back at the start of April. It is one of two new employer tax credits (the other being Credit for Sick… read more

9 Ways To Give Effective Employee Feedback

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By David Hassell, CEO of 15Five-Human Resources Today Employee feedback is an incredibly powerful tool. If offered properly, it has the ability to grow and develop the people of your organization, improve the levels of trust and communication, and strengthen bonds between employees and managers. But unfortunately, feedback is often ignored or omitted entirely in… read more

ICYMI: Here’s What Workers Need Most From Their Leaders Right Now

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This article was authored or published by Cornerstone’s ReWork blog editorial team. The COVID-19 pandemic is an unprecedented situation and, as with any company crisis, employees are looking to their leaders for support, compassion, and reassurance. One major roadblock: there isn’t a clear road ahead. To help executives navigate these turbulent times and comfort their… read more

Difference Between Reskilling, Upskilling & New Skilling

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This article was authored or published by Cornerstone’s ReWork blog editorial team. As technologies like artificial intelligence (AI), predictive analytics and blockchain become more commonplace, organizations are struggling to find candidates with the skills needed to keep up and evolve these new systems and platforms. More than 80% of talent development professionals report a skills gap in their organization, and 78%… read more

Impact of Employee Recognition on Psychological Functioning

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By Nikki Morrison – Human Resources Today If your organization is not already focused on providing employees with a psychologically healthy workplace, the chances are that in the current climate, it’s at the forefront of managers’ and leaders’ minds. Roy Saunderson, Chief Learning Officer at our sister company, Rideau, shared a piece entitled “Employee Recognition Promotes Positive Psychological… read more

Increase The Value Of Feedback By Empowering Your Employees To Ask For It

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By Hollie Aghajani – Human Resources Today Do you know how—or if—your managers are offering feedback to their employees? While feedback can be a strong way to improve learning and increase performance, it must occur frequently and given effectively for it to hold any power. For many, these improvement conversations happen once a year or… read more

9 essential traits of effective managers (and how HR can help)

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Originally posted on: Qualtrics To roll out an employee experience (EX) initiative is to fully appreciate the impact people leaders have in your organization. Not only are managers the “boots on the ground” of any EX plan, but they’re shaping company culture every day as they interact with and coach their teams. Unfortunately, many managers feel ill-equipped… read more