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Employee Feedback: 5 Ways to Build a Culture of Communication [INFOGRAPHIC]

More and more companies are shifting away from traditional performance management processes and beginning to embrace and encourage ongoing feedback conversations. It’s important to view giving and receiving feedback as a muscle, one that needs to be exercised continually to help employees learn, grow, and succeed. Having open and honest conversations around performance shouldn’t just…

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Making the Move From Performance Management to Performance Development: 4 Must-Know Insights

As more and more companies move away from traditional performance management processes to embrace rating-less reviews and encourage more frequent conversations, they’re finding the change is easier in theory than in practice. At their core, performance management programs are really about supporting employees to elevate their performance in ways that advance the company’s goals and…

Talent Management Strategies to Bolster Positive Experiences Throughout the Employee Life Cycle

Talent Management Strategies to Bolster Positive Experiences Throughout the Employee Life Cycle

Creating a positive employee experience is a strategic priority for leaders in high-performing organizations. According to Gallup, half of any workforce is actively looking for a new job at any given time. This means it’s critical to focus on talent management strategies to attract, develop, and retain top talent in the workplace. The impact of…

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This Is Your Brain On Feedback: How Understanding a Little Brain Science Can Make a Big Difference in Your Next Feedback Conversation

It’s that time of year when many managers and leaders are gearing up for performance reviews – and when the idea of giving or receiving anything less than positive feedback can send both participants into a pit of anxiety. While feedback conversations are intended to improve performance, research by Columbia University neuroscientist Kevin Ochsner shows…

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Employee Value Proposition: What is it and why do you need one? [INFOGRAPHIC]

When done right, an employee value proposition (EVP) can help decrease turnover, increase commitment from new hires, and inspire loyalty and engagement from all your employees. What is an EVP? The infographic below provides a simple definition and data to support why it’s critical. For more on how to build, live, and sustain a value proposition for…

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6 Tips for Effective Leadership Communication in a Diverse Workplace

A common misconception when we talk about workplace diversity is to limit our thinking to race and ethnicity, when in fact, diversity encompasses cultural norms, religious practices, geographic location, age, disabilities, sexual orientation — the list goes on. Leading in our increasingly diverse global work environments can be challenging. How do you communicate in an…