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Creating Communities of Practices to Drive Organizational Learning

September 12, 2019 | Kiara Graham | HCI

The modern world of work is one dominated by change, and so organizations must be ready to upskill and reskill employees to meet evolving demands. At a larger level, leaders, too, need to learn and adapt in order to thrive. Organizational learning reflects the ability to create knowledge, to transfer it, and subsequently to modify behaviors based on the insights gained.

Communities of Practice (CoPs) are an effective tool used to prepare employees with individual learning, and at the same time, bridge the gap between individual knowledge and organizational learning.

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Have Remote Workers? You’d Better Do This One Thing

September 12, 2019 | Stacey Engle | HCI

Remote work is tricky. Common concerns I hear from leaders include: Are people really working? Are they getting the support they need? Are the teams collaborating as they should? 

These questions may be considered “old school” and stodgy, but we have technology and the 24/7 nature of work, which require us to work remotely anyway.

These questions are much deeper and reach us on a cultural level. 


Generation Z has arrived: The data you need for more strategic recruiting

August 28, 2019 | SkillSurvey | HCI

Sixty-one million strong in the U.S. alone, Generation Z will comprise 30% of the workforce by 2030. They are more diverse, more educated, and more technologically adept than any previous generation. Entrepreneurial, pragmatic, and increasingly dedicated to work that matters, GenZ will drive transformation--at your organization and across the workplace. Finding new ways to engage this emerging cohort will be critical to the success of your organization.


The Future of Work, What Does It Mean for HR?

August 20, 2019 | HR Technology Conference | HCI

More than ever, Artificial Intelligence (AI), big data and predictive analytics are fundamentally changing the world of work. And new tech-driven innovations — like using voice commands to trade shifts or requesting earnings instantly between pay periods — are set to change the game altogether. With so many technological developments transforming everything we do, what does it all mean for HR departments?


A Spotless Approach to Employee Experiences that Brushes up Retention, Revenue

August 16, 2019 | Achievers | HCI

There’s an approach to making business better that many managers fail to take: paying attention to the lives of their employees.

Not just their employees; but what’s actually happening in their lives, what they value most, what struggles they’re facing, and what big stressors they deal with outside of work.


The Proven Way to Get the Best From Your Team

August 15, 2019 | Alanna Fincke | meQuilibrium

The key to enabling innovation and high performance in teams is not finding the perfect mix of personalities and capabilities or implementing the ultimate process. It requires a foundation of psychological safety: The belief, shared by team members, that they are safe to take risks, make mistakes, and express themselves openly without jeopardizing their feelings, jobs, reputations, or positions. It also doesn't cost a thing.


Common Mistakes in Implementing New HR Tech and How To Avoid Them

August 13, 2019 | HR Technology Conference | HCI

Technology and the promise it has for HR teams is exciting, but it’s something that requires due diligence in selecting the right system and then seeing the project all the way through proper onboarding for it to pay off.


Finders, Keepers: How to Attract & Retain Today’s Top Talent

August 9, 2019 | Lisa Sordilla | Energage

Attracting and retaining top talent is a game of finders, keepers. First, you need to find the talent. Then you need to keep them. This is especially important in today’s competitive landscape, because your competition is coming after your best employees. Not to mention, your employees have more choices where to go.

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Are you losing your best people because of your onboarding?

August 1, 2019 | Enboarder

Imagine where your business would be if you could improve your retention rate by 82%.

Turnover is costing your business up to 213% of every lost employee’s salary.

And we’re not even counting all the indirect and hidden baggage ...

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Empower Your Managers to Own Onboarding

August 1, 2019 | Enboarder

Take a moment to think about your employee onboarding process. If 1 is "Horrible" and 10 is "Awesome With Sparkles", how would you rate it?

Odds are, like most organizations, you're somewhere in-between. Perhaps even ...

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Buyer’s Guide to Modern Onboarding Software

August 1, 2019 | Enboarder

Cut through the noise and find the best onboarding software for you

The right software will transform onboarding from a tedious process into an engaging experience. But choose the wrong solution, and months of work will go down the drain, ...

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Data-Driven Insight To Plan The Perfect Open Enrollment

July 30, 2019 | PlanSource | HCI

Open enrollment season is right around the corner—do you have a strategy in place to make this the best OE yet?

Planning open enrollment isn’t just about encouraging employees to simply log-in and make benefit elections—it’s about so much more! Educating and engaging with employees before, during and after open enrollment is critical to success.

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Empowerment and Trust: The Keys to Employee Engagement

July 12, 2019 | Achievers

Understanding HR and Engagement Leaders’ Challenges and Opportunities

How can organizations understand the gaps in employee expectations, anticipate the most pressing issues, and adopt the processes and technology that make it scalable? ...

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Put the Employee Back Into Employee Engagement

July 12, 2019 | motivationWorks

You’ve probably seen this year’s research from Gallup: Only 1 in 3 employees are engaged at work. The other two-thirds? Not engaged or — worse yet — actively disengaged, causing painful issues for morale and ...

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Don’t Ask, Don’t Get: Activating the Employee Voice to Get Real Results

July 11, 2019 | Waggl | HCI

Managers repeatedly send the outdated, same old surveys to their teams, but don’t receive the actionable data they need to fix problems and create positive change. The surveys don’t allow problems among their workers to be identified, much less give leader the ability to fix them. 


Developing Sustainable Leadership Pipelines

June 13, 2019 | Jenna Filipkowski | Human Capital Institute

Because there are few organizations can boast bench strength, HCI partnered with Cornerstone to learn the best ways to support current and future leaders with the right leadership development programs. We found that High-Performing Organizations ...

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