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News You Might Have Missed – October 25

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Check out a few of the recent stories that caught our eye as well as HR industry news you might have missed.

A Healthier Way to Have It All

Work-life balance is out. The new goal for today’s employees is work-life integration. Mobile, remote work and flexible hours are creating this new era where the lines are blurred between home and work. Learn more in this article featuring HighGround’s Andee Harris.

The Employee Development Honor Roll: Patagonia

On our blog we unveil the story behind COMPASS, Patagonia’s revolutionary employee development process. Learn how the program was developed, which components keep employees moving in the right direction, and what the company stands to gain from using a technology solution.

10 Activities that Encourage Employees to Take the Lead in Their Development

The secret to employee-led development? Shifting the role of your management team. They play a key part in helping employees take the lead. Here’s 10 things companies can do for managers and employees to help create a better environment.

56% of Employees Don’t Have the Latest Tech Needed to Do Their Job Well, Report Says

Want to make and keep your employees happy and engaged? The most recent Global Engagement Study found the top three must-haves to be digital tools, leadership and company values. Check out the article to see how your company stacks up.

Why Leadership Development Isn’t Developing Leaders

This Harvard Business Review article tackles what’s wrong with leadership development programs today. Read on to learn four ways to improve your processes to turn the tables.

The Employee Development Honor Roll: Adobe

In this blog post, we highlight how Adobe has transformed its employee development processes. Frequent “check ins” cover only three things: expectations, feedback, and growth and development. Read more on our blog.

This Is Why Talent Hoarding Is Pushing Your Best Away [Infographic]

This article shares why it’s dangerous to keep your best employees in their current roles. In fact, 93% of employees leave companies to change roles. Learn about that and other stats from RolePoint in this infographic.

The 1 Trait All Incredible Leaders Have In Common

Think you know the #1 trait of the best leaders? Whether it’s in business, religion, friendship, or anything else, leaders share this one characteristic. Find out what it is in this short video by Shark Tank’s Barbara Corcoran.

Four Signs It’s Time to Re-Evaluate Company Values

While some companies might think establishing company values are a waste of time, they serve as an important basis to your employee engagement strategy. In this blog post, Catherine Cummings shares the four most important times to re-think your values, and why.

These Companies Run Mentorship Programs That Actually Work

Research shows a strong correlation between mentorship programs and engaged, happy women in the workforce. This article spotlights two companies that are getting it right.

Who Is The Next Great HR Tech Company?

HighGround was one of eight technology companies highlighted at last week’s HR Tech Conference. This Forbes articles features an interview with CEO Vip Sandhir, who shares what’s unique about the relationship between HR and technology companies.

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