HR Insights

Want A Competitive Advantage? Get Your Team To Make Faster Decisions

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Editor’s Note: Readers sometimes ask about past TLNT articles, so every Friday we republish a Classic TLNT post. Can your team make a decision? I was recently thinking about a moment in my career that taught me several things about team decision making. It was many years ago in my staff meeting. I had…

10 Productive Things HR Can Do Instead of Performance Management

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My former employer announced recently that they are doing away with forced rankings and the annual performance management process. Hallelujah! I congratulate them for taking a bold step for developing people and recognizing business contributions in a new way. My PeopleResults colleagues and I have talked before about the need for a change…

Are Your Company’s Cultural Practices Truly Competitive?

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As companies across the U.S. throw their hats into the ring for a spot on the Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For list this month, you may be turning a curious lens toward your own company’s cultural practices. Do you know whether they measure up as ones that would be considered “great?”…

The Four Big Reasons Why 99% of People Quit Their Jobs

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There’s a million ways to lose your job  — layoffs, company closes, smacking an employee on the butt. You name it and someone has lost their job over it! The reality is, though, that most people leave their jobs on their own terms and it has nothing to do with more money or…

HR Basics: The Four Benefits of Conducting Exit Interviews

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Exit interviews are often overlooked, but they can be very valuable to your business. It’s a time to learn and reflect on your company as a whole and also learn about individuals and how they interact with one another. Sometimes you will confirm that your company is heading in the right direction and…

HR Basics: How to Cope When You Have a Compensation Department of One

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Over the last few years, we have seen a rise in attention to the all too common, “HR Department of One.” These Jacks-and-Jills-of-all-trades, (and master of many), must be the policy maker, recruiter, trainer, confidant and much more for many companies. Often, we talk about “compensation departments and compensation professionals” as if every…

Workplace Culture is THE Key to Creating Better Employee Well-Being

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Without a thriving workplace culture, organizations may suffer from employee disengagement, stagnant business practices, uninspired products and services, and decreased financial performance. An important component of building a thriving culture – and improving the bottom line – is creating the conditions in which employee well-being can also thrive. You’ve probably heard the quotation from the…