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Weekly Wrap: Employee Appreciation? It’s Not As Good as You Might Think

Here’s a sobering statistic to ponder on Employee Appreciation Day: Nearly half (47 percent) of employees recently surveyed say they either don’t feel appreciated or feel only somewhat appreciated at work. This comes from a new online survey in February by Harris Poll for The Workforce Institute at Kronos Incorporated, a company that makes sophisticated…

The Most Important Conversation? It’s Sure Not the Performance Review

Editor’s Note: Readers sometimes ask about past TLNT articles. That’s why we republish a Classic TLNT post every Friday. It’s a lesson I learned while I was working toward an MBA: the most powerful business lessons aren’t the stories of success, but the stories of failure. Yes, as good as it is to hear…

Is This The World’s Worst List of the Top Human Resources Blogs?

Editor’s Note: Sometimes, readers ask about past TLNT articles they may have missed. That’s why on Fridays we republish a Classic TLNT post some of you have asked about. I have a love/hate relationship with all those “best of” or “top” something lists. OK, maybe love/hate is a little strong. Perhaps it’s more…

Ignite HR 6: Driving Innovation Through a Workforce of Hackers

Have we been misled about how innovation works, particularly as it pertains to the workforce? Jason Lauritsen says we have. I know Jason as an HR professional and talent management thinker extraordinaire who contributes on occasion to the voices her at TLNT. But, he’s also one of the founders of the HR Reinvention…

Survey: CFOs Love Performance Reviews, But Workers Feel Differently

You can toss this into the debate over whether or not performance reviews are useful (and maybe even add it to the argument over whether HR should report to the CFO): A whopping 94 percent of chief financial officers surveyed by Accountemps said they believed that “formal evaluations are either somewhat or very…

Is This The World’s Worst List of the Top Human Resources Blogs?

I have a love/hate relationship with all those “best of” or “top” something lists. OK, maybe love/hate is a little strong. Perhaps it’s more like “sorta like/sorta don’t.” I sorta like it when TLNT (or even me personally) get named to somebody’s “Best of” list (like those that John Sumser does with some…

Flipping the Script on Feedback: Teaching Employees How to Take It

Once upon a time, I was charged with implementing talent management for the company where I worked. I eagerly took on the task and, with the help of a crafty consultant; we built an elegant competency-driven program. As with any good talent management program, this one required managers to engage in a competency…