Unfortunately, HR doesn’t understand human beings either

Someone needs to speak for *humans* in the organization, and they should know what they’re talking about.
 

Talent Management, Bureaucracy–and Cats?

HR professionals often compare their job to herding cats, but if you worked for Her Majesty’s postal service a few decades ago, you might have meant it quite literally.
 

Book Smart vs. Street Smart – The Psychology of Good and Bad Judgment

On November 10, 2015, in Dr. Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic, Editorial Advisory Board, Leadership, Learning, Talent Management, by Dr. Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic
In the real world, there is rarely enough time or information to make a reasoned decision, and even if there were, there is no pre-defined formulae to solve the problems we have.
 

What Gets Measured Gets Done

One of the biggest issues with how we manage and engage our employees is the fact that we measure managers on everything except engagement.
 

Does Employee Engagement Really Matter?

On February 4, 2015, in Cathy Missildine, Editorial Advisory Board, Engagement, HRExaminer, Talent Management, by Cathy Missildine
…”HR professionals waved the employee engagement flag without understanding how engagement and motivation work.” – Cathy Missildine
 

Who will speak for the humans?

Someone needs to speak for *humans* in the organization, and they should know what they’re talking about.
 

Why the CEO Cares More About Money Than About People

On January 6, 2015, in Engagement, Heather Bussing, HRExaminer, Leadership, Retention, Talent Management, by Heather Bussing
People need to be trusted, valued, and given the resources they need to do a great job, including being paid fairly for their work. If you can’t do that, you don’t have a business.
 

The Psychology of Good and Bad Judgment

On January 5, 2015, in Dr. Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic, Editorial Advisory Board, Leadership, Learning, Talent Management, by Dr. Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic
In the real world, there is rarely enough time or information to make a reasoned decision, and even if there were, there is no pre-defined formulae to solve the problems we have.
 

Stop the Bleeding: 3 Ways to Retain Employees

2.8 million people quit their jobs in September of this year, which is the highest level since 2008. Is there a way to stop the bleeding?
 

Develop an HR Business Plan

All HR departments are busy. Whether the busyness is focused on the correct objectives is another question.
 
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