SHRM is the world’s largest association devoted to human resource management. Representing more than 170,000 individual members, the Society’s mission is to serve the needs of HR professionals by providing the most essential and comprehensive resources available.
Getting employees’ ideas and getting their involvement is critical in our rapidly changing world. If your company is going to be competitive, it’s mandatory to involve not just hands, but the ideas from everyone in your organization.
Nearly every company in the United States understands what a “temp” is and how temporary staff can be used to fill-in for gaps in the workforce. But saavy companies are transforming their staffing function into a true source of competitive advantage…using temporary employees in creative ways to drive revenues and increase productive capacity.
You Can’t Afford the Luxury of Disengaged Employees
In today’s business environment with increases in staff reductions and rapidly changing roles and responsibilities, it is crucial that all of your team members be fully engaged in the tasks at hand. According to a Gallup survey, 350 billion dollars are lost each year in American companies due to disengaged employees. How then do you minimize the impact of this costly problem within your organization? Below are key strategies to help you grow your people toward peak performance and enable you to produce quantum results with your team.
The People Connection: Creating Instant Rapport with Anyone You Meet
Have you ever wondered why it is we hit it off instantly with some people and never seem to click with others? Why is it that there are some people we feel as if we’ve known forever and others we can’t seem to relate to even after years of contact? When we truly connect with others, we become actively involved in conversations. We become more than nodding heads or worse…”nodding off heads”! Our involvement hinges on our strengthening our abilities to be attentive when conversing with others, particularly in an interviewing situation.
Identifying Top Performers for Succession and Workforce Planning
In order to do succession planning, you must first identify the “future leaders” of your organization who will be included in your succession plan. Once identified, those leaders can then be targeted for development and, eventually, a planned progression throughout the organization