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News You Might Have Missed – May 2

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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.

Improving Employee Engagement Is Good For Recruiting

Attracting the best talent can be tough there’s a way companies can get a leg up on the competition. What is it?

To Improve Engagement, Make Performance Reviews Focus on the Future

HR has been talking about dropping annual reviews for awhile but now companies are actually taking action. Our Chief Engagement Officer, Andee Harris, talks about the different approaches companies take.

Will Trump Visa Order Fix a Broken System or Smash It?

As the H-1B Visa controversy builds, tech company founders share their personal experiences as immigrants and how they plan to continue building diverse teams.

Every Manager Can Become A Better Leader By Asking This One Question

Our CEO, Vip Sandhir, revealed an improvement opportunity that most leaders miss: asking their employees how they can be a better a manager. How do you encourage upward feedback?

Millennials: Helping the “Workaholic” Generation

Millennials are always in “on” mode thanks to constant connectedness. Help create a better work-life integration for all generations of employees by establishing boundaries to avoid burnout.

Ten Company Rules That Destroy Trust And Teamwork

Some companies are stuck in the past with rules that destroy trust among employees. Save your company culture by doing away with these outdated rules.

Four Ways Your Employees Can Get Comfortable Asking for Feedback

Practice makes perfect when it comes to getting comfortable asking for feedback at work. If you’re uncomfortable, ease into it by starting with peer-to-peer feedback before going directly to your leaders.

Why Talking “Passion” Can Make All The Difference

Discover employees’ strengths, weaknesses and passions by having one-on-one conversations. A passionate employee is an engaged employee.

Why Workplace Conflict Can Be Healthy

Conflict in the workplace can be awkward and uncomfortable, but good leaders know how to redirect the attention wasted on petty fighting toward a positive pursuit for the company.

Got a New Staffer? 10 Ways to Make Them Welcome and Productive

Adding to a team can be trick so how do you welcome new employees and make them part of your company culture?

Is It Balance Or Work/Life Integration?

In today’s world of 24/7 accessibility, work-life balance has become unachievable, with work-life integration becoming the new goal. Company leaders answered what they’re doing to be flexible with their employees.