Tag: HR

Performance Management Survey—What’s Really Happening?

Performance management is not only important for identifying your high potential employees, but it also has a great impact on your compensation programs and documentation practices. What’s happening with performance management in the real world? What are your competitors up to? Help us find out!

Wooden’s Pyramid of Success—What Are Your Cornerstones?

I’ve been accused of too often writing about sports in this blog. I guess that’s because sports have been such a big part of my life as a participant, coach, and spectator—but also because I subscribe to the idea that sports imitate life. In sports, as in life, there is success and there is failure. […]

Zappos Zapps Postings—Should You?

As the economy improves and unemployment decreases, some companies are finding themselves in a perplexing and frustrating position—they are unable to fill certain roles with qualified individuals despite large numbers of available applicants. What is causing this disconnect?

How to Become a Master Negotiator: 7 Keys, Part II

In yesterday’s Advisor, we presented the first four of powerhouse negotiator Eldonna Lewis Fernandez’s tips for better negotiations. Today, the rest of her tips. (Fernandez, author of Think Like a Negotiator, is the CEO of Dynamic Vision International—a specialized consulting and training firm that helps individuals hone negotiation skills.

How to Become a Master Negotiator: 7 Keys

Onboarding is important for assimilation and productivity, but it’s also your first opportunity to boost retention. To help individuals maximize their bargaining prowess in business and in life, Fernandez has identified seven critical strategies for emerging victorious in any negotiation:

Onboarding = Step 1 in Retention Program

Onboarding is important for assimilation and productivity, but it’s also your first opportunity to boost retention. ‘There’s Nothing I Can Do’ Many managers have the attitude, “I wish management would do something about retention.” That’s the first thing to correct—it’s every manager’s and supervisor’s job to work on retention. They should realize that it’s for […]