News You Might Have Missed - August 22 | HighGround


News You Might Have Missed – August 22


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

How to Make the Most of Mid-Year Reviews

It’s summertime, which means it’s also mid-year review season. But are bi-annual reviews enough for your employees? Gartner reported that frequent feedback can boost performance by up to 12 percent.

In “Flash Organizations,” Keep Goals Firmly in View

Have you heard of “flash organizations?” The term may be new, but the secret to these organizations’ success is quite old and lies in HR. Our Chief Engagement Officer Andee Harris comments on their “first essential practice.”

Lessons From Donald Trump: Cutthroat Competition and Instability in the Workplace

With high-ranking government leaders getting fired and quitting their jobs at the White House, President Trump’s administration is not exactly a model for employee engagement. However, our recent blog post shows that it does teach HR professionals valuable lessons about competitiveness and transparency in the workplace.

Four Ways Your Employees Can Get Comfortable Asking for Feedback

When you hear “feedback” in the workplace, what comes to mind? If alarm bells are going off in your head, we’re here to help. Check out these tips on how to become comfortable asking for feedback from your peers and managers.

How to Crush the Souls of Your Employees

The only tax you should be paying at work is the one that comes out of your paycheck. Here are some ways to avoid paying “emotional taxes” in the workplace.

14 CEOs on the Most Valuable Job Skills Right Now

Looking to standout at your current job or while searching for a new one? Our CEO Vip Sandhir weighs what the most important job skills are today. Check out the full Money story for his tips.

What to Do About a Toxic Corporate Culture

Looking to avoid Uber’s mistakes when it comes to company culture? Our CEO Vip Sandhir provides tips to on how to rebuild your work environment should it go downhill.

How To Measure Workplace Productivity

If productivity isn’t measured by hours, how can companies track it? Here are some best practices that will help you determine employee productivity levels, via HR Technologist.

To Foster a Culture of Professional Development, Start with Your Senior Leaders

Having trouble with employee development? Take a look at the way your senior leadership progresses, because the two are related.

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