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Survey Results: The Top 3 Challenges Facing Organizations

Posted by Kristin Dressel on Tue, Jul 28, 2015

Recently we posted a survey asking managers and leaders to answer the following question: “What are your organization’s biggest challenges in 2015 regarding talent?” Respondents were able to pick their top 3 concerns and without question they are:

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Tags: building trust, employee engagement, Building a Leadership Bench

The Top Organizational Challenges

Posted by Kristin Dressel on Thu, Jun 25, 2015

What are your organization’s biggest challenges this year regarding talent? This and two other short questions are part of our new survey and we need your input! We are asking our readers to provide their opinion on topics of interest and challenges. Now that the year is half over, it’s the perfect time to identify what situations you are facing.

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Tags: corporate culture, Building a Leadership Bench, Feedback

HR Leaders: Does Your Culture Offer Feedback That Gets Results?

Posted by Rebecca Dannenfelser on Thu, May 07, 2015

"Feedback is a gift. Ideas are the currency of our next success. Let people see you value both feedback and ideas." - Jim Trinka and Les Wallace

We were recently asked by an SVP of HR to help bring a feedback program inside a growing technology company. This HR executive was tired of having people leave because they didn't really know where they stood, or depart because they simply never heard anything positive about their performance. She knew feedback could be a tool that motivated and developed others. She was focused on 3 key things:

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Tags: building trust, Building a Leadership Bench, Feedback

HR Leaders: Is Your High Potential Employee Cupboard Bare?

Posted by Kristin Dressel on Tue, May 05, 2015

As an HR leader you are constantly on the lookout for talented, knowledgeable and dedicated employees. But do you feel that your “high potential” cupboard is bare? When you have a job opening and want to promote someone from within, do you see that your company’s talent pipeline is empty?

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Tags: corporate culture, Building a Leadership Bench, Feedback

Developing Leadership Skills: Is it a game in your workplace?

Posted by Kristin Dressel on Wed, Apr 22, 2015

Which card game best describes your company’s leadership development efforts?

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Tags: leadership development, improve workplace relationships, Building a Leadership Bench