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19 essential HR KPIs and metrics for executives

12 min read

Love them or hate them, KPIs have become an essential way for HR leaders to assess the effectiveness of their initiatives, and guide their strategic decisions.

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How to build an effective HR communication strategy in 2024

9 min read

Having a robust HR communications strategy in place has become especially important, as more organizations embrace remote and hybrid work options. For many, the HR department is no longer a quick walk down the hall.

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How’s your Leadership Fit?

2 min read

Leadership styles have also evolved over time. Today, there are dozens of leadership approaches to choose from. Sometimes, we fall into the habit of overusing a particular style because it’s comfortable, or it was effective in other, unrelated situations.

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Growing trends for HR leaders in 2024

9 min read

Being an effective HR leader today requires you to keep both an ear to the ground, and your eyes on the horizon, so that you can react to challenges, spot opportunities, and capitalize on both.

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10 biggest challenges for HR leaders in 2024

11 min read

we’ve seen a sudden shift from in-person to remote work, then to more complex hybrid arrangements. Meanwhile, a robust job market has meant increased employee expectations all around. And, of course, there are the still evolving challenges coming from new technology like AI.

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Bridge to a better tomorrow

1 min read

Too often, well-intentioned leaders overlook all the elements needed to shepherd workers safely and happily from one side of the bridge to the other.

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One for the Ages (Perspectives recap + tipsheet)

6 min read

For the May episode of our Perspectives webinar series, we decided to tackle the topic of optimizing a multigenerational workforce.

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Give and take

2 min read

I’ve created this simple worksheet to help you recall all that you give and all that you receive when it comes to your work. Complete it for yourself to rekindle your relationship with your workplace. Then share it with your team members to help them do the same.

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Reading the “T” leaves

2 min read

I’m helping you hit the pause button and reflect on how you approach your work in this handy worksheet. It invites you to consider your favorite examples of technology, tools, templates, training, and transparency—5 Ts—that help you perform and lead at your best.

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Leadership Mount Rushmore

2 min read

Who belongs on the leadership equivalent of Mount Rushmore?Because leadership is a highly individualized practice, there’s no wrong answer. The most important answer is your own.

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Smile! You’re On Camera [Perspectives recap]

5 min read

Transparency has become a hot topic for employers and employees alike. For this month’s episode of the Perspectives webinar series powered by The Predictive Index, we decided to set our sights on the transparency topic.

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The Amazing RACI

2 min read

In project management circles, a RACI chart offers help. This acronym stands for Responsible, Accountable, Informed, and Consulted. These are the roles assigned to a given individual or group (in the case of C and I) for each required deliverable or activity.

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What a difference 5 years makes

2 min read

Think about the trajectory of our professional development. We’re often so caught up in today’s pressing demands that we lose a bit of perspective. My “memory lane” experience was fresh in my mind during a recent mentorship conversation.

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At the intersection of leadership and life with David Lahey

2 min read

Tune into the Lead The People podcast for a heart wrenching cancer survival story, and learn about its profound impact on one oncologist’s communication at work.

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The Great Divide

2 min read

Modern work is complex, and tension can run high within organizations. Identifying opposing forces brings us closer to helping ourselves navigate these situations effectively.

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