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The emotional side of employee relocation

By Sara Boehm, CEO and Founder of Essential Engagement Services Hundreds of thousands of U.S. employees relocate every year for work, and billions of dollars are spent by companies to move them. In fact, according to the Worldwide ERC, $12.8 billion is spent annually on corporate relocation, with costs of upwards of $100,000 to transfer a single, existing …

Coaching: A tool self-aware leaders use to get results

By Doug Upchurch, learning innovation strategist, Insights Learning and Development Of the many ways leaders get results, coaching their employees can often be overlooked as the most efficient way to get from point A to point B. In fact, American Management Association (AMA) reported in a global study of successful coaching practices, only half of today’s …

Leveraging strengths to build the organization of tomorrow: An appreciative approach to strategic planning

By Deedee Myers, PhD, MSc, PCC For more information on strategic planning, attend Strategic Planning for HR: How to Utilize SWOT and SOAR to Ensure Long-Term Business Success on April 5, 2016. You’ll discover how to conduct a SWOT analysis and how to use SOAR for identifying strategic business goals and much more! Strategic planning from a human …

Employees with low self-esteem, low self-control have negative effect on the workplace, says study

Employees with low self-esteem and low self-control can exact a heavy toll on an organization, says a new study by a Clemson University professor, who suggests some ways human resources can help prevent these employees from having a negative effect on the workplace. Tom Zagenczyk, PhD, associate professor of management in the College of Business and …

HR merger and acquisition playbook

By Barbara Mitchell Mergers and acquisitions (M&A) were at an all-time high in 2015. There is some indication that they will slow down in 2016 because it is an election year, but probably not by much. However, just because there are a lot of mergers does not mean that they are successful. In fact, at least half of all mergers …
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