One of the most important characteristics of strong managers who engage their team and help them feel connected to the work is their ability to conduct effective one-on-one meetings with direct reports.
The more savvy you are about curating assessments that solve the right problems the right ways, the more likely you are to win the long-term talent game.
To make the best predictions possible, one skill we need to hone is seeing the unsaid.
People are often surprised when we describe our professor roles as entrepreneurial. While classes and some topics might be prescribed, how we deliver content (value) to our students and what resources we use (books, articles, simulations, etc.) are based primarily on our own entrepreneurial choices.
There isn’t a one-size-fits-all secret recipe to fill the talent pipeline, but here are a few ideas we can offer for a springboard in customizing your own.
In some ways, remote work has made communication feel less “human.” Conversations are more like transactions when every interaction is formal, scheduled and agenda-driven.
Too often in their eagerness to fill positions, recruiters can act like company cheerleaders by sharing only the most positive aspects of a job with applicants.
While you might be one of the fortunate ones to have family, friends, mentors and spirituals leaders who can guide you through tough times, a psychotherapist will help you better understand yourself and those around you so you can be a better person, business owner, leader, partner, manager, team member, friend, parent and community member.
Why doesn’t the reward of more hard work after a job well done motivate the most productive workers to stay with an organization? How can employers successfully appreciate employees and motivate them to maximize productivity?
In fact, our team is observing that “people strategy” is becoming the No. 1 agenda item at executive-planning retreats across industry and geography.
Some executives I have interviewed have blamed working from home and the general burnout from the increased uncertainty as reasons for this struggle. Other executives blame generous unemployment benefits.
If you are embarking on that journey and wisely trying to include stakeholders in the process, make sure to work with a researcher who knows how to help you use your data for years to come by highlighting the insights.
You might have missed it, buried deep in the multiple channels and time-zone differences, and between swim sets and track runs, but sport climbing made its inaugural appearance in the Olympics this year.
It is time to innovate and, to keep our best people, we absolutely have to “re-recruit” the talent we have on board.
For many years, employers have denied flexibility to parents (more specifically, mothers) due to “business needs.”
The current market for proficient and skilled workers is tight, and it is getting increasingly competitive.
The Indianapolis Foundation, an affiliate of the Central Indiana Community Foundation, announced Monday it will withhold funds from the Indianapolis Public Library system until it completes a planned climate survey and makes “significant, meaningful and measurable” changes.
The first step in developing a survey is thinking about your audience.
This article is for people in those companies that tried new business ideas, regardless of whether they worked. Most leaders would agree that it’s important for their company to be innovative but struggle to empower their people.