Caitlin Leishman

  • Introducing updated competency software

    Introducing updated competency software

    Our CompetencyCore software is the cornerstone of what we do here at HRSG, putting competencies at the core of your talent management lifecycle.

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  • The underrated importance of soft skills

    The underrated importance of soft skills

    As technology advances and jobs become more automated, soft skills will actually become more important than ever. You’ll need both technical and soft skills to succeed in the workplace.

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  • Talent management in a multi-generational workplace

    Talent management in a multi-generational workplace

    A common challenge leaders face in today’s workplace is managing many generations. So what can today’s leaders do to ensure different generations are able to collaborate and achieve success?

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  • Achieving success in competency management (Part 2)

    Achieving success in competency management (Part 2)

    Almost two-thirds of organizations have no competency program, or are still working to define competencies for mission critical positions.

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  • Strategies for Successful Competency Management (Part 1)

    Strategies for Successful Competency Management (Part 1)

    Many companies face barriers to successful competency management programs, but there are ways to overcome these barriers. In this article we take a look at two possible strategies.

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  • Are some competency initiatives more successful than others?

    Are some competency initiatives more successful than others?

    Although competencies are growing in popularity among organizations worldwide, only a select 36% are using them at least at a moderately effective level.

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  • Why you should align your competencies and business goals

    Why you should align your competencies and business goals

    While aligning business goals with competencies can seem a daunting task, when properly approached it is relatively simple and incredibly effective. See why it's so important.

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  • Do you have leadership potential?

    Do you have leadership potential?

    Not every great leader started out that way. They had to start at the bottom and prove themselves in lower level positions, as ‘followers’, before moving into a leadership role.

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  • It's time to get serious about onboarding

    It's time to get serious about onboarding

    Ideally, onboarding starts during recruitment when your potential new hire is considering how they’d fit it at your organization. Effective onboarding that begins early is key for several reasons:

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  • Reaching the next level of your career

    Reaching the next level of your career

    It’s the question that should always be in the back of your mind, ‘How can I advance and move forward in my chosen career?’ In today's competitive job market, here are some tips for moving forward.

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  • Work experience isn't one size fits all

    Work experience isn't one size fits all

    Career paths are no longer as straightforward, and as such the way we look at experience needs to change. Focusing on different types of experience can help you take the next step in your career.

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  • Emerging trends in HR analytics

    Emerging trends in HR analytics

    As HR analytics continues to generate interest, and more organizations become involved, a number of common trends are appearing that indicate the direction of analytics in the coming years.

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  • Start your competency initiative off strong with core competencies

    Start your competency initiative off strong with core competencies

    Building a strong foundation is essential to any successful talent management initiative, and deciding on effective core competencies is an excellent way to get started.

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  • How to give effective feedback in the workplace

    How to give effective feedback in the workplace

    Feedback is essential to success at every organizational level, but not all types of feedback are created equal. Today, many organizations are leaving traditional performance reviews behind.

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  • Using competencies to uncover hidden talent

    Using competencies to uncover hidden talent

    The success of an organization is built on the strengths and talents of its employees, and many organizations spend significant amounts of time and money attempting to identify and develop key talent.

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  • Top 5 reasons to make sure your competencies are optimized

    Top 5 reasons to make sure your competencies are optimized

    The approach you take to design and implementing a competency framework can make or break a talent management strategy. Here are the top reasons to make sure your competencies are optimized:

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  • The imperatives of successful competency management

    The imperatives of successful competency management

    In this blog post we’ll cover the main results from Brandon Hall Group’s competency planning and management research, and outline some key competency effectiveness statistics.

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  • Can you have leadership without authority?

    Can you have leadership without authority?

    As management structures change, so does the definition of a leadership role. Today's most effective leaders are using new techniques to impact, influence, and inspire others.

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  • Do you know what an optimized competency framework looks like?

    Do you know what an optimized competency framework looks like?

    With almost 30 years of experience in implementing successful competency initiatives, we have determined several critical elements that define an optimized competency framework.

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  • How to use disagreement to your advantage in the workplace

    How to use disagreement to your advantage in the workplace

    While disagreement is often viewed as a negative, there are times when constructive disagreement can be used to build confidence and innovation within the workplace.

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