Category Archives: Strategy

Repost – HR Execs Offer 10 Methods For Diving Deep Into Employee Engagement Levels

Every leader should frequently engage in an active-listening tour where they can also ask their employees open-ended, probing questions. Doing so signifies to the team that leaders are interested in their opinions and are excited about implementing changes that increase their engagement. Increase trust and engagement by asking for their help in creating change. When employees feel that management leaders are invested in their opinions and perspectives, they become more engaged. – Alexandria Brown, The HR Hacker

Repost – Should you use ChatGPT to apply for jobs? Here’s what recruiters say.

Brown says it helps to think about ChatGPT as creating a template, which she recommends for anyone looking for a new job. “I think it takes some of the pressure off job seekers’ panic and anxiety about creating cover letters for every single job they apply to,” says Brown.

Repost – The New York Times: How to Ask for a Raise, Without Alienating Your Boss Along the Way

To do this, don’t just describe the employee you’ve been, but the employee you plan to be, said Alexandria Brown, a human resources consultant and founder of The HR Hacker, who has been involved with hundreds of hires over her career. She advises that right before you head into performance reviews, you give your boss a heads up that you want to talk about your career. Then, come to the meeting not only with a list of your contributions, but also a plan for what you want to work on over the next year.

#trending: What HR leaders are seeing as critical workforce trends impacting the future of business

“Every year the women of New York leave the past behind and look forward to the future…this is known as Fashion Week.” – Carrie Bradshaw. This week, while some of the most fashion-forward women in the world were looking toward the future from front rows in Bryant Park, the forward-thinking HR professionals in southern California were looking […]
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Get Your Blog On!

Listen up blogosphere! After a much needed 4 month break from my previous frequent blogging, I am happy to let you know that I will be returning to regular blog posts this month! I’m looking forward to updating you on what I’ve been focusing on, emerging trends in HR that I believe will shape your strategic human capital […]
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The New F Word

F word.     F bomb.     F this.     F that. I’m sure that by now you are freaking out, thinking that this post is somehow going to be about the mother of all F words. Nope,  you’re not even close.  I’m talking about feelings. Specifically, the feelings of those in your workforce. Ask yourself, can you confidently provide […]
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Strategic HR – What does this mean for you inside your organization?

In many organizations, HR has to push, shove and crawl their way up to gain a seat at the proverbial executive table. This is, in part, due to the fact that HR is a function that takes more time to show the ROI of its accomplishments. We aren’t the team that will close a $1 […]
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5 Signs Your Organization Is Bleeding Talent

5 Signs Your Organization Is Bleeding Talent – great article from @ErnieTamayo Ouch! Is your organization bleeding talent? This was a timely read for me personally as my organization just finished its Employee Satisfaction Survey and I have started discussing results with managers. I can’t wait to to work with them on some creative and cost-effective […]
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Influence – Who Should Have It and How You Get It. Building Influence as an HR Leader Series 1

Human Resources is a tough job. Don’t let anyone tell you it’s not. As HR practitioners, we not only have to protect our organizations from employment liability and litigation but we are also responsible for laying the ground work to grow the company and keep employees engaged and productive. That’s a lot of work, especially […]
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