The Underrealized Value of Employee Coaching

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Leadership in the workplace transcends traditional management, focusing on motivation, empowerment, and continuous learning. Effective leaders coach employees, fostering engagement and improved performance. Key traits include visionary guidance, empathy, adaptability, clear communication, and mentorship. Integrating coaching boosts employee confidence, commitment, and productivity. Regular evaluations ensure coaching effectiveness, benefiting both individual and organizational success.

Energizing Your Team by Boosting Motivation

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Your top performer has always gone above and beyond to get things done and has regularly offered ideas and suggestions for improvement. They have exceeded your expectations and you have been able to delegate more responsibility and grant autonomy as a result. Lately, you begin to realize that your star performer is not offering as […]

The Role of Human Resources: Why It’s Important

What is the role of human resources and how can an HR department help you unlock the potential of your business? Our colleague Denise Kuhn provides an insightful breakdown of the advantages of human resource consultants for business of any size.

Handling Candidate Rejection with Class

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While sending rejection news is never a pleasant task, a well worded and professional letter can be positive for the company’s reputation and will help provide a good candidate experience. Concluding the recruitment process well, will likely result in fewer negative reviews.  It’s also the professional thing to do. The letter should be thoughtful, kind, […]

The Importance of the Social Experience in the Workplace

Having a positive workplace culture should be every organization’s goal and establishing a social committee will help strengthen employee relationships and improve overall morale and employee satisfaction.  Given our daily stresses, who doesn’t enjoy attending a fun work event or gathering? Your social committee will typically organize most of the social events for your employees […]

How an HR Swot Analysis Can Help with Your HR Planning

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An HR SWOT analysis is a strategic activity performed by the HR team and is a thorough analysis of the internal and external factors affecting Human Resources in your organization.  Conducting a SWOT analysis will help you understand your organization’s current position leading you to decisions and prioritization for improvements. Begin by using the SWOT […]

Compelling Reasons to Develop and Maintain a Job Analysis Program

When long tenured employees inform their HR department that they are thinking about retirement, it may cause panic if there are no obvious internal successors. Given that in these situations, the role has been adequately filled for so long the job description if one even exists, is likely so outdated that it does not reflect […]

Practical Measures to Consider Before Terminating an Underperforming Employee

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Parting ways with an employee is not only a difficult task for any manager, but can be stressful, time-consuming, and may negatively impact the morale of your team members.  You have the tricky task of discussing an employee’s areas of weakness and then figuring out how to correct them. Immediate termination should be reserved for […]

Key HR Insights for 2024

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The role of HR in an organization continues to evolve significantly as this key function adapts to the changing needs of its workforce.  HR will shift priorities and focus on what is now most relevant in the new working world and what trends, factors and impacts are key for their organization.  How we attract, develop, […]

Understanding and Leveraging Multigenerational Employees

When your youngest employee is 19 years of age and your oldest employee is 69, that is an organizational strength, but this significant and meaningful gap in life experience requires you to recognize the inevitable differences in mindset and perspective to make things work and get the best out of everyone. This article provides insights into different generations in the workplace and provides tips on leveraging a multigenerational workforce.