Leadership

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The Evolution of the Chief Human Resources Officer

The Evolution of the Chief Human Resources Officer

Blogs and thought leaders are always discussing how HR is constantly transforming, and reminiscing on just how far HR has come. Just a couple months ago, DATIS released a blog titled “The Future of HR Positions” that highlighted the growth and potential of HR professionals, and how they’ve transitioned from administrative agents to influential members of boardroom decision making. With…
How to Handle Toxic Employees

How to Handle Toxic Employees

Don't forget to download our 2018 State of Workforce Management Report, which reveals the top trends, challenges, and goals of executives in the new year. Happy employees do better work. A study by the University of Warwick in England found that when workforce morale is high, employees are 12% more productive. Statistics like these have executives going above and beyond…
How to Motivate Millennials

How to Motivate Millennials

Every organization strives for growth, stability, and the maximum amount of productivity from their employees. Achieving organizational success is accomplished by having a motivated workforce that understands the end goal. With that said, what exactly keeps your employees motivated? Motivation comes in all shapes and sizes, but first you need to understand who your employees are. Employees in today’s workforce…
Prioritizing Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace

Prioritizing Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace

Diversity and inclusion in the workplace has progressed far from an initiative being driven solely by federal laws and compliance used to increase brand image. Diversity no longer encompasses simply gender, race, and demographic attributes, and has graduated to be inclusive of employees with “diversity of thought,” as well as those with cognitive differences. As the topic of diversity and…
When Management Changes Disrupt Your Culture

When Management Changes Disrupt Your Culture

This DATIS Blog Article, “When Management Changes Disrupt Your Culture“, was originally posted by Sharlyn Lauby, Great Place to Work on September 26th, 2017 and was reposted with permission. Talent development strategies were key themes during this year’s Great Place to Work Conference. Organizations are asking their managers questions like, “What are you doing to develop talent? And specifically, your replacement?”. Managers have a key responsibility…
The Executive Guide to Leading Through Uncertainty

The Executive Guide to Leading Through Uncertainty

The feeling of uncertainty is more common in the modern business world than some may think. With constantly changing rules and regulations interrupting the way organizations go about their daily processes, employees look to their leaders on how to react and move forward. With that said, C-Suite level executives must be confident when leading through uncertainty. Uncertainty is also prevalent…
Managing a Multigenerational Workforce

Managing a Multigenerational Workforce

For the first time in history, today’s complex workforce is made up of five distinct generations working alongside one another. Their diverse perspectives, attitudes, and motivations have changed the workplace dynamic, creating the need for leaders to evolve their multigenerational workforce management strategies. In our recently released 2017 State of Workforce Management, we revealed key trends in the Health and…
Non-Monetary Ideas for Employee Recognition

Non-Monetary Ideas for Employee Recognition

With the end of the year approaching, it is no surprise that employees in the Health and Human Services industry have a lot on their plate. Additional monetary bonuses and benefits may not be on the table to keep motivation at an all-time-high, so what exactly can your organization do to keep the company culture intact and employees engaged? In…
4 Ways to Motivate Employees During Q4

4 Ways to Motivate Employees During Q4

The end of the fiscal year is upon us as we begin our initial decent into the infamous Q4. These final three months of the year will determine whether an organization’s goals were met, objectives were accomplished, and overall progress was made from the previous year. With that said, one thing that all executives are going to be asking for…
The Importance of Culture for Nonprofits

The Importance of Culture for Nonprofits

Year after year, organizations in the Health and Human Services Industry continue to struggle with recruiting and retaining top talent. Earlier this year we released our 2017 State of Workforce Management report where 84.2% of respondents agreed that Recruiting and Retention would be “Extremely Important” or “Very Important” to their organization for the upcoming year. In the past, strategies for…