Monthly Archives: January 2019

Using Data and Emotional Intelligence to Build Top Teams

Whether putting together a new team or rebuilding an existing one, the people you put into it are crucial in more ways than one. Good teams rely on a combination of factors to succeed, including a range of skills covering everything the team needs to achieve, adaptability, a sense of trust, and the ability to work well together. This often means choosing people who work in similar ways, who balance each other out, and who [...]

By |January 22, 2019|Categories: Emotional Intelligence|0 Comments

What is employee engagement and why is it critical for every company?

This is a guest post from Melisa Marzett. Melisa is a freelance employee currently working for She enjoys traveling, sports, cooking and swimming. Employee engagement implies a psychological state of workers in which they are interested in the success of the company where they work, and are willing to invest their time and energy in the common cause. Indicators of employee engagement are initiative, enthusiasm, desire to actively participate in the life of the team, [...]

By |January 15, 2019|Categories: Talent Management|0 Comments

How to Recognize Employee Accomplishments

This is a guest post from Linda Ginac, founder and CEO of TalentGuard, a global provider of award-winning career pathing and talent management software. Inventive and driven, she is known throughout the industry for disrupting HR technology and is the inventor of the first commercially available career pathing software solution designed to optimize employee engagement and retention. Many HR departments around the world face the same challenge: effectively managing a diverse workforce. Part of the [...]

By |January 10, 2019|Categories: Business Leadership, Emotional Intelligence|0 Comments

How to Use Humor to Inspire Employees

Humor is an emotion that’s often left out and even avoided at work, but research increasingly shows that humor is a powerful, motivating, and inspirational thing. Utilizing and encouraging humor at work can inspire and entertain, build camaraderie, and drive team spirit, so that employees are happier and more productive. While it’s often something that cannot be forced, and something that must be used with respect, understanding how humor works to inspire employees will help [...]

By |January 8, 2019|Categories: Business Leadership, Productivity|0 Comments

Recruitment Strategy: How to Capture Passive Candidates

In an ideal situation, any candidate for a role will be engaged, motivated, and looking for a job. Unfortunately, LinkedIn’s Global Talent Trends shows that 75% of candidates for non-crucial roles and 95% of candidates for crucial roles will be passive. These candidates are already employed, often not expressly interested in moving on to another role and can be difficult to engage and to move into the recruitment funnel. However, they will make up an [...]

By |January 3, 2019|Categories: Recruitment|0 Comments
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