Talent as an Essential Piece of Business Success

ParkerGale Tips and tricks from private equity firm ParkerGale. Training and communication are the key to retaining your talent. Repetition in communication is key. Keep it concise and simple. Be consistent. Poor performance must be addressed early. The further you get out in time where you aren’t addressing something, the longer it takes to get … Continue reading Talent as an Essential Piece of Business Success

Evidence Based Retention Strategies

Chicago School of Professional Psychology Dr. Malcom Fraser from the Chicago School of Professional Psychologyshared three evidence based ways of increasing employee retention. Engagement – how do you create engagement? There are five key factors to focus on: Communication transparency Rewards Career focus Training and development Leadership Motivation – managers can create motivation by doing … Continue reading Evidence Based Retention Strategies

Mantras Matter: 10 Ways to Evolve Our Conversations, Commitments and Contributions to Diversity, Inclusion and Equity

ConAgra Khalilah Lyons from ConAgra how she thinks about diversity and inclusion using an analogy attributable to Verna Meyers, and we think it’s awesome.  Diversity is being invited to the party.  Inclusion is being invited to dance at the party. Here are 10 mantras to help you think about Diversity and Inclusion: Know your ABC’s:Know … Continue reading Mantras Matter: 10 Ways to Evolve Our Conversations, Commitments and Contributions to Diversity, Inclusion and Equity

Illinois Legal Update: Issues Impacting HR Leaders

Neal Gerber Eisenberg gave us a heads up where the legal landmines may be laying. Illinois Human Rights Act:Applies to all employers in Illinois. Recent amendments impact how and when a claim can be brought: 300 days to file a charge with the IDHR Opt-out provisions that allow plaintiffs to bypass this process and go … Continue reading Illinois Legal Update: Issues Impacting HR Leaders