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Sharlyn Lauby

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4 Reasons to Start an HR Lab

Posted by Sharlyn Lauby on Sep 6, 2018 4:20:25 PM

 

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Topics: Human Resources, Human Resources Insights, Blogs, candidates

Silver Lining of an "Open" Vacation Policy

Posted by Sharlyn Lauby on Jun 14, 2018 10:22:36 AM

 

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Topics: vacation, Benefits, Workforce

3 Ways to Improve the Candidate Experience

Posted by Sharlyn Lauby on May 3, 2018 12:26:01 PM

 

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Topics: Candidate Experience, Recruiting, HR

Organizations Don't Change Until People Do

Posted by Sharlyn Lauby on Apr 5, 2018 4:39:39 PM

 

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Topics: Reinforcement, Awareness, Knowledge, Ability

Addressing the Core Issues with Performance Reviews

Posted by Sharlyn Lauby on Jan 31, 2018 2:43:24 PM

 

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Topics: Workforce, Performance Review, Employee, Office

Employee Engagement: The Best Time To Do It Was 20 Years Ago

Posted by Sharlyn Lauby on Jan 8, 2018 11:40:34 AM

"The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The second-best time is now."

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Topics: Employee Engagement, Workforce, Company Culture, results

How to Assess Your Company's Onboarding Program

Posted by Sharlyn Lauby on Oct 5, 2017 4:06:33 PM

Regardless of what we call it, we know onboarding is the process new hires (or newly promoted employees) go through to become productive. The question is, do organizations know how well onboarding works for them? There’s only one way to find out the effectiveness of the company’s onboarding process: by conducting an assessment.

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Topics: Onboarding, new hires, Employees, Goals

Measure the Success of Your HR Programs

Posted by Sharlyn Lauby on Apr 6, 2017 1:03:17 PM

Any time you create a program, it’s necessary to measure the results. Even the incredibly informal “Let’s do it and see what happens” approach considers evaluation. But the measurement and evaluation portion of any program needs to be well thought out. Measure the wrong thing and the program can look like a failure (when it’s not) or vice versa.

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Topics: Human Resources

Sometimes Employees Leave Jobs (Not Managers)

Posted by Sharlyn Lauby on Mar 2, 2017 6:33:00 AM

There’s an old saying that says, “Employees don’t leave jobs, they leave managers.” And it’s often true. Throughout my career, I’ve talked to hundreds of employees who love the company and their work, but they can’t stand their manager. So they leave. Sometimes they will just transfer to a different department or another location. Sometimes they will leave the organization all together.

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Topics: Retention, Employees, Labor & Industrial Insights

Not Talking Enough in Meetings? Stop Being That Person

Posted by Sharlyn Lauby on Feb 22, 2017 7:40:00 AM

I ran across this article on The Muse titled “3 Signs You’re Talking Way Too Much in Meetings (and How to Stop Being that Person).” It’s a good read and worth checking out. But it prompted me to ask, “What about the person who doesn’t talk enough?” Yes, it’s possible to not talk enough during meetings.

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Topics: Company Culture, Workplace, Human Resources Insights

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