Improve Employee Performance

Content to help you manage and monitor workforce performance and engagement by identifying patterns and trends.

  • Competencies are paving the way to entering the workforce

    Competencies are paving the way to entering the workforce

    In today’s work environment, the importance of continuous learning is hard to miss. Being able to adapt and grow throughout your career is essential to becoming a valued member of the workforce.

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  • Motivating different types of employees

    Motivating different types of employees

    As a leader, you want your staff to be able to perform at their full potential. Understanding those who work for you and how to motivate them is key to having employees that achieve their goals.

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  • Building a powerful team with competencies

    Building a powerful team with competencies

    Teamwork is essential in almost every workplace. Even though not every role requires the same level of collaboration, everyone is part of a team on some level.

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Closing the growing skills gap

    Closing the growing skills gap

    One of the most pressing issues in the workplace today is lengthy job vacancies due to an increasing talent gap. This is a problem that needs to be solved in order to improve organizational efficiency

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  • Getting the most out of your competencies in the long run

    Getting the most out of your competencies in the long run

    For an organization to be successful in today’s highly competitive, global marketplace, it is imperative to have the right people, in the right place, at the right time. And having a competency...

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  • Is there a difference between skills & competencies?

    Is there a difference between skills & competencies?

      I am often asked “what’s the difference between skills and competencies?” In this article, I define the term “competency” and break it down into its key parts: knowledge, skills and abilities....

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  • Invest in the future by developing high potential employees

    Invest in the future by developing high potential employees

    In a typical workplace, approximately 20 percent of employees are considered top performers who generate exceptional value. HR professionals have recently become interested in identifying those...

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  • Bring Stability to your Career Path with Competency-Based Development

    Bring Stability to your Career Path with Competency-Based Development

    For decades career development has been an integral part of HR, but although the name has remained the same, the definition has evolved considerably. Career advancement used to mean promotions and rai

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  • Unlocking Career Development with Competencies

    Unlocking Career Development with Competencies

    Today’s workplaces are multi-generational, multicultural, less hierarchical, and more individualistic than ever before. This has made ‘one size fits all’ development plans a thing of the past.

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  • 4 Things That Make Good Employees Quit

    4 Things That Make Good Employees Quit

    You court them on social media and at job fairs. You interview, test, and reference-check them. You negotiate with them, file paperwork, and onboard them.

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  • How Investing In Employee Training Benefits Your Business

    How Investing In Employee Training Benefits Your Business

    As the economy picks up and organizations shift from survival to growth, learning and development is becoming a key area of focus for HR. According to Bersin’s 2016 Corporate Learning Factbook, US...

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  • Are your competencies working for you?

    Are your competencies working for you?

    You’ve invested time and money into launching a competency initiative. Maybe you had employees from across your organization take time out of their day to contribute to the development of the...

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  • Real-life competency stories: How innovative organizations are using and implementing competencies.

    Real-life competency stories: How innovative organizations are using and implementing competencies.

    As a Competency Consultant with HRSG, I have the pleasure of working with a number of our clients to help them launch their competency initiatives. Reflecting back on 2016, there were three...

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