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August ICYMI: 3 Trends Revolutionizing HR as We Know It

Cornerstone Editors

Editor's Note: In today's fast-paced news cycle, we know it's difficult to keep up with the latest and greatest HR trends and stories. To make sure you're updated, we're recapping our most popular articles every month in our "In Case You Missed It" series. Keep reading for August's top stories!

Yes, There's a Revolution Happening in HR and Talent Management

Is the long-talked about HR revolution actually happening? Take a moment to reflect on three trends—the call for more professional development, the growing importance of culture and higher investment in corporate learning—that seem to be holding water.

Dear ReWorker: How Do I Manage a 100-Person Company as an HR Team of One?

Heading an HR department of one at a fast growing company is tough. Doing it straight out of college? Almost impossible. Find out what advice the ReWorker has for this recent grad wearing too many hats.

3 Ways to Reinvent Performance Reviews

Annual performance reviews have gotten a bad rap recently, with review reformists claiming that feedback should be ongoing—instead of once a year. But at the end of the day, the problem comes down to the quality of conversation, not the quantity. Here's why.

3 Companies Using Behavioral Assessments for Better Hiring

According to a University of Toledo study, nearly everyone is bad at judging which candidates will be stars and which will crash and burn. As a result, many organizations are using objective behavioral assessments to supplement their interview processes. But do they work?

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