closing skills gaps

Identifying and closing skills gaps

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In a tight job market, finding an employee with all the desired skills can be difficult. Widen your hiring pool. Identify and close skills gaps with these tips.

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4 tips to integrate remote teams

4 tips to integrate remote teams

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Remote work culture is a growing phenomenon. How do you accommodate remote employees and integrate them with an in-house team?

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My manager will not plan a team outing, and our team is stronger because of it!

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Team outings are commonly used to promote team building. But what happens when a manager doesn’t want to plan an outing? Read this blog to find out.

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Are your employees weighed down by work pressure?

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Work pressure motivates employees to excel and achieve, but hinders performance if it gets too high. Here’s how managers can create a challenging but safe workplace.

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I’m the only remote employee on an in-person team

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Managing a team that’s both in-person and remote introduces new challenges for teams. Learn how to navigate integrated team dynamics in this blog.

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Understand your employees from day one.

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Imagine if you could understand your employees from day one—and even accurately predict how they’ll respond to changes within your team or organization.

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First time manager tips: how to survive the role

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Congratulations! You’ve earned a manager title. Your role is about to get a whole lot different. Here’s a quick survival guide.

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Reason #3 why good employees quit: team fit

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There are four forces of employee disengagement and poor team fit is number three on the list. (Previously we’ve covered poor job fit and poor manager fit, which are reasons one and two.) Top organizations are built on high-functioning teams. That’s because a team that’s fully aligned is greater than the sum of its parts; team…

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Snapchat, it’s time for a talent optimization triage.

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A recent article on Recode explained that in the last 18 months, Snapchat has had massive turnover at the executive level. At least 10 executives who reported directly to CEO Evan Spiegel left the company. High turnover at the top is brutal to a company. It tells the world: “Even these highly-paid people aren’t willing to…

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self-aware woman at work

Self-awareness is a manager’s best friend.

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Victor Lipman is a management trainer and author. His online courses on Udemy include “How to Manage Difficult Employees” and his book is “The Type B Manager.” He has more than 20 years of Fortune 500 management experience. He contributes regularly to Forbes and Psychology Today, and his work has appeared in Harvard Business Review. Today,…

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3 new talent management trends to kick off 2019

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Stacia Sherman Garr is a researcher and thought leader on talent management, leadership, D&I, people analytics, and HR technology. A frequent speaker and writer, her work has been featured in Fortune, Forbes, and The New York Times. Stacia co-founded RedThread Research in 2018, after leading talent and workforce research for eight years at Bersin by Deloitte. Before Bersin, Stacia spent nearly five…

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A conversation about people management with Jeff Haden

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Author and LinkedIn thought leader Jeff Haden talks about people management, millennial managers, and even “chug points.”

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Reason #2 why good employees quit: manager fit

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Why do good employees leave? One of the biggest reasons is a poor fit or relationship with their direct manager. Find out how to fix this problem.

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People managers must deal with conflict

Good managers can’t fear conflict.

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Victor Lipman is a management trainer and author. His online course on Udemy is The Manager’s Mindset and his book is “The Type B Manager.” He has more than 20 years of Fortune 500 management experience. He contributes regularly to Forbes and Psychology Today, and his work has appeared in Harvard Business Review. Dealing with management conflict…

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A calm manager talks to an employee

Is calmness a foundational management trait?

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Victor Lipman is a management trainer and author. His online course on Udemy is The Manager’s Mindset and his book is “The Type B Manager.” He has more than 20 years of Fortune 500 management experience. He contributes regularly to Forbes and Psychology Today, and his work has appeared in Harvard Business Review. I recently wrote…

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