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2011-03-05

10 steps to hire the right person — the first time

By Drake Editorial Team

Hiring an employee is like making an important investment decision, with the candidate representing the capital: human capital. Like any investment decision, you want to make the right choice — the first time.

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2010-04-22

Turnover – managing the problem in advance

By Drake Editorial Team

A company’s success directly reflects the success of its people. When an employee leaves, the resulting turnover can have a significant impact on more than productivity. 

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2016-08-08

Driving strategy with workforce analytics

By Drake Editorial Team

HR is rapidly evolving into a data-driven function that offers significant new opportunities to drive business results...

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2016-07-11

The top 10 ways a manager can identify who is about to quit

By Dr. John Sullivan

There are few things more shocking to a manager then to have one of their top-performing employees suddenly quit on them...

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2016-07-11

How to hire the right talent

By Marsha Lindquist

You probably think good talent is hard to find these days. You may even be frustrated with, and tired of, the process you have to go through every time you need to add help...

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2016-04-11

Bringing HR and finance together with analytics

By Jeff Higgins

If one asks most CFOs if people are a source of competitive advantage, a strategic asset and something which the organization should invest in, they almost invariably answer “Yes, of course.”...

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2015-08-07

The 10 golden rules of HR analytics

By Patrick Coolen

Applying statistical methods, like regression analyses, on data sets that combine HR and business data. The latter allows you to really determine the impact of HR elements...

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2015-02-10

People don’t walk out of companies; they walk out on managers

By Joel Garfinkle

What is the number one reason why employees quit their jobs? More often than not, it’s not about the money, it’s about the environment at work...

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2014-05-07

How to keep your top talent

By Joel Garfinkle

Despite unemployment and staff cutbacks, studies indicate that over 80% of global business leaders believe that "people issues" are even more important today.

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2017-04-10

Material world: human capital disclosure matters

By Jeff Higgins

It's really quite simple: Because human capital is material to a company's success, much information about people should be disclosed...

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2017-03-20

Workforce analytics — HR’s strategic asset

By Drake Editorial Team

In its Global Human Capital Trends 2016 report, Deloitte remarked: “As technology makes data-driven HR decision-making a possibility, 77 percent of executives now rate people analytics as a key priority.”

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2017-03-14

A six-step employee retention strategy

By Gregg Gregory

What’s your organization’s turnover, or churn, rate? Has it increased over the last 18 months? Did you notice a significant decrease in employee retention?..

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2017-01-09

The five most important things to measure in HR by Drake International

By Drake Editorial Team

Companies are looking to talent analytics for improving decision making around recruitment, retention, and succession planning, and Human Resources is stepping into the spotlight with HR Analytics.

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2016-11-08

Workforce retention: how to keep your best employees

By Debbie Zmorenski

The first two steps in becoming a talent-management organization involve attracting and hiring right-fit/best-fit talent. After this has been achieved...

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2012-02-15

The 8 things your staff dislike about you

By Dr. Rhonda

As the boss, are you bringing your personal life to work? Are you often grumpy? You may have pet peeves about your staff, but they have pet peeves about you too. Find out the 8 things your staff dislikes about you...

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2012-02-13

The pros and cons to outsourcing your HR functions

By Michelle Ganuelas

Outsourcing your HR can benefit your company tremendously but like any project, there may be some concerns that linger before you come to a decision.

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2011-12-08

How are you shifting the performance of your people?

By Drake Editorial Team

There is a significant difference between dumping your anger or frustration on someone who is not meeting your standards, and communicating in a way that will create a real and permanent shift in behaviour – as well as the required results. 

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2011-12-08

Is your hiring process hurting your employer brand?

By David Lee

Are job applicants saying things like this about your organization to their friends and family? Do you know what job applicants are saying about you? Do you know what your job application and hiring process says about you as an employer?

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2011-11-22

Leading teams

By David Huggins

The way businesses are built these days is heavily dependent on effective teamwork. One notable feature of teamwork is that it doesn’t just happen; it needs to be designed, promoted, stimulated and supported...

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2011-11-16

Creating value - the foundation of success

By JoAnna Brandi

What would happen if you stopped TRYING to make money? If, for one whole year you didn't think about creating profit. If, for that year you took your focus off what was dropping to the bottom line?

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2011-11-23

Engagement is an inside job

By Jim Clemmer

When faced with major organizational problems, managers often hire consultants to help provide a solution. The consultant will usually interview people, run focus groups, and gather input from a variety of sources.

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2011-10-06

Workforce planning improves productivity

By Drake Editorial Team

It’s vital for organizations to consider these differences when making human capital decisions, especially in this period of economic uncertainty. Managers face significant pressure to cut costs through layoffs, restructuring...

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2011-10-06

How to retain sales talent in a competitive market

By Dr. Marilyn Manning

Like many others, your company may have recently gone through a host of significant changes, possibly the introduction of entire new product lines or merger and acquisition. 

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2011-10-06

Build an uplifting culture that serves, sizzles & succeeds

By Ron Kaufman

An organization is only as good as its people, but bright, talented people have many options, and good pay is no longer enough to hold the best. A strong organizational culture is the key to driving performance...

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2011-09-29

Get rid of managers

By David Huggins

. . . who cannot accept that their responsibility is to get results through other people by making them successful.

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2011-10-01

When performance lacks

By Drew Stevens

Many organizations deal with employees that do not perform to standards. One of the most frustrating things for managers and supervisors is to have employees that continually repeat the infraction.

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2011-09-28

Successful coaching and council which is best - part 1

By Drew Stevens

All outstanding managers engage in coaching on a daily basis and counseling on an as needed basis typically we can say that coaching is the proactive manner to help support the mentoring provided to employees.

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2011-09-15

Unlocking the morale issue

By Drew Stevens

The largest issue for any organization large or small that stumps growth is worker productivity. With economic volatility currently impacting profits, productivity issues can wreak havoc already on the brink of zero margins.

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2011-09-03

Cross functional team harmony - part 2

By Drake Editorial Team

Cross-functional teams are being used increasingly in organizations to improve coordination of interdependent activities among specialized subunits. 

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2011-09-08

Bad to worse - 6 ways to kill workplace productivity

By Drew Stevens

The problem with organizations today is with leaders that cannot lead and workers that have little passion. Rather than repair the issue, leaders place band-aids on surgical incisions.

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2011-08-30

How to resolve the morale issue at work - part 1

By Drew Stevens

Individuals simply go to work despite their abhorrence of their employer, the monotony, and the products. There is no passion or pride.

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2011-06-30

Team building magic, part 1

By Drake Editorial Team

The concept of team building is largely misunderstood in business today. Many organizations view team building as buying team hats, t-shirts and jackets, hiring motivational speakers to “pump up” the group...

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2011-05-15

Pivotal leadership - leaders matter!

By David Huggins

If you are the top person in your organization you have an awesome responsibility, likely more than you ever bargained for and certainly more than you’ve probably contemplated.

 

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2011-05-06

No raises this year? Secrets to employee retention in difficult times

By Dr. Rhonda Savage

Around the world, employers and employees alike are still struggling. Many are flat in growth or have declined, and employers are faced with these tough choices... 

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2011-05-20

Team spirit built from the top

By Jim Clemmer

Strategic plans, marketing, technology and capital investment are clearly important, but emotional commitment of the people using the tools and executing the plans is what determines whether companies sink or soar.

 

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2011-04-18

The changing face of reward

By Drake Editorial Team

"We are looking for stars. We want people who are flexible and don’t want to be pigeonholed into one area or function." - Multinational IT organization

 

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2011-04-15

Managers - get out from behind your desk!

By Tim Connor

When was the last time you got out from behind your desk and wandered around your department or organization just to talk with the members of your department or organization?

 

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2017-11-14

10 Keys for Reducing Turnover

By Bob Whipple

The problem of employee turnover is a conundrum for any organization. One would think that during times of high unemployment, the turnover rate in most organizations would be at an all-time low. The reality is far from that...

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