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News You Might Have Missed – January 10

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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.

How Middle Managers Can Boost Employee Engagement and Customer Experience

Companies aren’t investing in properly training middle managers. What are the consequences?

The Best of Both Worlds: Leveraging Face-to-Face and Digital Communications to get Ahead in Business

The digitization of the workplace doesn’t mean that human interaction isn’t valuable and necessary to business success. Here’s how to combine the two for the best results.

For a Better Work Environment, Treat Your Employees as Individuals

Our CEO, Vip Sandhir, talks about how he gets ready for a productive work week, his worst boss ever and why it’s important to see employees as individuals.

If You Don’t Upgrade Your HR Tech, Your Employees Might Leave

One study says 42 percent of employees ages 25 to 34 would leave their current organizations if they were offered a role at a more digitally progressive organization. What are you doing to ramp up your HR technology?

The Neuroscience of Trust

Karaoke Fridays are great, but they’re not the linchpin to your company culture. The Harvard Business Review explains why trust is the essential element of an engaged, thriving company culture.

If Employees Don’t Trust You, It’s Up to You to Fix It

Does it surprise you that less than 50% of nonexecutive, nonmanagerial employees trust the companies they work for? Learn more about building trust and why it affects bottom-line results.

The One Thing You Need to Learn How to Do Well in 2017

Employees and organizations need to embrace this one thing in 2017. What is it?

These 6 Career Resolutions Will Transform the Way You Work

With the new year comes new goals. Before setting them, check out these six tips for making sure your resolutions actually motivate you to change.

Why HR Leaders Should Think Like Economists and Promote Social Capital

How can the idea of “social capital” help organizations create a performance management approach that reinforces an employee-first culture? Our Chief Engagement Officer, Andee Harris, explains.

10 Ways To Be A Better Employee In 2017

It’s not enough to set a goal and put yourself on auto-pilot until you reach it. Our CEO, Vip Sandhir, talks with Fast Company about how to be a better employee in 2017.

Who Cares About Employee Experience?

You’re going to be hearing a lot about the “employee experience” in 2017. So what does it actually mean?

How Praise Became a Consolation Prize

You’ve probably heard of growth mindset, but what about the “false growth mindset”? It can be powerful but also harmful to performance. A Stanford researcher and psychologist explains.

What Makes a Company a ‘Best Place to Work’?

Which companies made the list of best places to work for 2017? Not surprisingly, organizations with employees who felt valued and a clear mission and values made the cut.