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How to Choose the Right Employee Survey Frequency

Posted by Cynthia Giles on Jul 13, 2017 8:37:58 AM

You might find it difficult to believe, but the annual employee survey is almost a hundred years old! In the 1920s, big industrial companies began the practice of asking employees, once a year, about their job satisfaction to search for ways to improve productivity. One time a year was how frequent employee surveys were sent.

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Topics: Employee Engagement, ER Highlights, HR analytics, Feedback Survey, Leadership

Three Leadership Roles That Technology Can't Replace

Posted by Chee Tung on Jul 6, 2017 8:11:07 AM

Backup-Test-and-Implement-New-HR-Sofware[This post was originally published in Forbes on 9 Jun 2017]

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Topics: Employee Engagement, ER Highlights, Leadership, HR analytics, workplace culture

7 Management Hacks To Improve Employee Productivity

Posted by Casey Shull on Jun 29, 2017 8:37:23 AM

We’re all familiar with Spider-Man’s famous catchphrase: “With great power comes great responsibility.” However, his words no longer apply exclusively to the man who does whatever a spider can.

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Topics: Employee Engagement, employee retention, ER Highlights, Leadership, Performance Management, workplace culture

How to Use 360 Feedback to Crush Your Management Blind Spots

Posted by Syed on Jun 15, 2017 8:37:06 AM

The 360 feedback performance evaluation mechanism has the potential to help you overcome your hidden weaknesses and put your business on the fast track.

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Topics: ER Highlights, Leadership, Performance Management, workplace culture

5 Tell-Tale Signs Your Corporate Culture Sucks

Posted by Maison Piedfort on May 18, 2017 8:34:02 AM

If you’re a business romantic like me, you’ve probably read books on corporate culture like Delivering Happiness, Anything You Want, and Onward with rosy eyes and a longing spirit. We’ve all heard plenty about how Zappos, Google, and Southwest are dreams to work for because of their stellar company cultures.

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Topics: ER Highlights, Leadership, workplace culture, Performance Management

2017 Ultimate Guide to Employee Engagement

Posted by Chee Tung on Apr 13, 2017 8:37:18 AM

Do you know that actively disengaged employees cost the U.S. between US$450 billion to US$550 billion each year in lost productivity? According to a Gallup report, they are more likely to steal from their companies, negatively influence their coworkers, miss workdays, and drive customers away. It all comes down to the lack of employee engagement. 

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Topics: Employee Engagement, ER Highlights, strategic HR, workplace culture, Performance Management, Leadership

7 Ways to Rock Your Performance Review

Posted by Catherine Cheong on Mar 9, 2017 8:53:06 AM

For many companies, it’s that time of the year again.

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Topics: Employee Engagement, ER Highlights, HR analytics, Performance Management, Leadership, workplace culture

How to Give Effective Performance Appraisals

Posted by Satya Balanagu on Dec 15, 2016 6:35:00 AM

Last updated: 14 December 2016

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Topics: ER Highlights, HR analytics, Performance Management, Feedback Survey, Leadership

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: Setting Up People Analytics at OCBC Bank

Posted by Chee Tung on Oct 27, 2016 6:11:53 AM

This post was first published in Forbes on 16 Oct 2016.

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Topics: ER Highlights, HR analytics

The Truth About the Secret Psychology of Quick Wins

Posted by Catherine Cheong on Oct 11, 2016 5:28:00 AM

Last updated: 11 Oct 2016

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Topics: ER Highlights, Performance Management, HR analytics, Leadership