Editor's Note: In today's fast-paced news cycle, we know it's difficult to keep up with the latest and greatest in HR. To make sure you're updated, we're recapping our most popular stories every month in our "In Case You Missed It" series. Keep reading for May's top stories!
Why True Leadership Development Is a Team Effort
In 2012, U.S. organizations reportedly spent $14 billion on leadership development. That's a lot of money—but not all of it is used effectively. In her latest post, Carol Anderson dives into the power of teamwork to develop leaders, in addition to training.
Reflecting on Lessons From Cornerstone Convergence 2016
Convergence 2016 was filled with many "lightbulb moments"about how to prepare your organization to thrive in the future. Here are a few of our favorites that we hope will spark your imagination, provoke conversation and guide your thinking on the future of work.
Why HR Should Stop Candidates About Their Salaries
Asking a candidate about their salary history may seem like a no brainer to ensure that you aren't wasting time with someone who is out of your budget. But there are better ways to align compensation with market value and skill. In this article, contributor Lynda Spiegel dives into how to make sure "the price is right" for both your organization and the candidate.
3 Steps to Start Recruiting on Social Media
What should you do when you've exhausted your own talent database and internal referral networks for candidates? Social recruiting is a great option to identify, engage and hire new talent. Here, three ways to make social work for you.
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10 ways to conduct one-on-one meetings with impact
One of the basic premises of being an effective leader is to have regular one-on-one meetings with your staff. Yet often, these meetings feel like torture to the employee, lacking forethought and focus. In such cases, leaders need to recognize that the value of these interactions extends beyond mere formality. To make these one-on-ones effective, leaders should prepare for each meeting, set clear agendas and actively listen to their employees' concerns and feedback.
Conversation starters managers employee 1 on 1 meetings
As a manager, you play an integral role in ensuring lines of communication between yourself and your employees remain open and healthy. One way to do this is by ensuring you and your employees participate in regular, meaningful one-on-one meetings. But sometimes, it can be difficult to know how to start the conversation – and keep it going.