Andrea Weinfurt, Author at HighGround

News You Might Have Missed – November 14

News You Might Have Missed – November 14

Check out a few of the recent stories that caught our eye as well as HR industry news you might have missed. Six Communications Tips to Strengthen Your Company’s Culture Check out these communication tips on how to better your company culture, like being intentional and establishing terminology. Modeling clear, consistent messaging is key to …

Analyze THIS: What HR Experts Shared in October

This month we’re talking about China. No, not the country, the HR industry legend China Gorman. Here’s the bird’s eye view: she has extensive HR consulting experience, with leadership stints at the Great Place to Work Institute and SHRM. While she’s currently based in Las Vegas, Gorman has traveled the world for both client and …

News You Might Have Missed – October 31

Check out a few of the recent stories that caught our eye as well as HR industry news you might have missed. Is Group Chat the New Email? Group chats are becoming a more popular substitute for email. This is especially true for millennials who view email as “so last century.” Employees see group chat …

What You Need to Know to Jumpstart Your 2018 HR Strategies

For many HR executives, these fall months means one thing: planning for the year ahead. It’s a time to set budgets, goals and expectations, in hopes of hitting the ground running come January. To make the most informed decisions, they must look both outside and inside their own organizations and ask questions like “What’s working …

9 Stats that Make the Case for Continuous Feedback

With 2018 planning already underway, many companies are mapping out their strategies for performance management in the next year. The most solid approaches are bolstered by data and there’s no shortage of research on what employees expect of the performance management process. We’ve rounded up some of the stats that can help shape your case …

News You Might Have Missed – October 17

Check out a few of the recent stories that caught our eye as well as HR industry news you might have missed. Remote Work: A Productive Perk Worth Keeping Companies that scale back remote work policies to boost productivity have the wrong idea, our CEO Vip Sandhir tells CIO. Communications Tactics You Should Be Using …

How Transparent Employee Feedback Increases Motivation

One duty of a manager is to create high-performing teams of engaged, happy employees. To do this, great managers use continuous, transparent feedback as a way to drive better performance and also encourage and develop their employees. When talking about feedback, we tend to focus on how it’s delivered. There’s the good – continuous, constructive, …

Going to HR Tech? We Want to See You There

We’re getting ready for HR Technology Conference & Exposition next week Tuesday through Thursday at the Venetian in Las Vegas. In advance of this year’s event, we wanted to give a preview of what you can expect. (Yes, the HR Tech puppies are back.) Here’s the what, the where and when you can do next …

News You Might Have Missed – October 3

Check out a few of the recent stories that caught our eye as well as HR industry news you might have missed. Three Considerations for Delivering Performance Feedback Feedback in the workplace can be a slippery slope. Our recent blog post explores why managers should consider factors like length of tenure, personality type and performance …

Analyze THIS: What HR Experts Shared in September

We’ve featured Meghan M. Biro’s work on Talent Culture previously in this series (in April and in August) and for this month’s post we’re digging a bit deeper. The blog brings together HR practitioners through forums, groups and blog posts to present ideas to improve strategies for recruiting, employee engagement and performance management. What makes …