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Succession Planning: Why Context is King

Succession Planning: Why Context is King

In recent years, we have witnessed a fundamental shift in organizations across the globe. Rising retirement rates from the Baby-Boomer Generation are leaving an increasing amount of critical leadership positions vacant and causing many organizations to scramble over succession planning and recruiting strategies. Now more than ever, HR executives are under pressure to expedite recruiting cycles while increasing the quality of…
Being Progressive In Modern Business

Being Progressive In Modern Business

This DATIS Blog Article, "Being Progressive in Modern Business" was originally posted by Chantal Bechervaise, of Take it Personel-ly on August 21st, 2017 and was reposted with permission. The Internet provides many benefits to a business. It gives you a place to sell your goods, without having to open a physical store to do it. It enables you to reach out to…
Millennial Managers: Is Your Workforce Ready?

Millennial Managers: Is Your Workforce Ready?

You’re probably thinking, “Here we go again with another millennial article,” but we are not here to discuss the negative and frequently criticized reputation of this demographic. The time has finally come for millennials to denounce their stereotype as they begin to shake up the status quo in the workplace and embrace their place as the next corporate leaders. As…
16 Ways Leaders Kill Trust

16 Ways Leaders Kill Trust

This DATIS Blog Article, “16 Ways Leaders Kill Trust“, was originally posted by Skip Prichard, Skip Prichard Leadership Insights, on May 24th, 2017 and was reposted with permission. How to Kill Trust Trust—so hard to gain, yet so easy to lose! Trust is an important part of any relationship, but it is the foundation for successful leadership. Without trust, leadership is…
Being the Boss Isn’t Really as Stressful as You Think

Being the Boss Isn’t Really as Stressful as You Think

This DATIS Blog Article, “Being the Boss Isn’t Really as Stressful as You Think“, was originally posted by Chantal Bechervaise, Take It Personel-ly, on May 15th, 2017 and was reposted with permission. As with any other thing, there are pros and cons to being the boss. While a lot of people think it is a glamorous position, more people are aware of how much stress such position…
Effectively Managing the Employee Lifecycle

Effectively Managing the Employee Lifecycle

Like everything in life, the employee lifecycle has a beginning, middle, and an end. Each phase directly influences the next, from Recruitment to Onboarding, through Development and finally Departure. Effectively managing the employee lifecycle is no easy task for any organization. However, those that are better prepared for each stage can maximize their efforts to acquire, develop, and retain the…
The CEO Guide to Rethinking Your HR Strategy

The CEO Guide to Rethinking Your HR Strategy

The role of HR has significantly changed over the past few years as issues such as recruiting, retention, and employee engagement are growing in significance. Terms like company culture and employee happiness have risen to the top of the wish lists of employees all over the country, changing the way organizations approach their HR decisions. A recent study released by…
From Manager to Leader

From Manager to Leader

This DATIS Blog Article, “From Manager to Leader“, was originally posted by Jeff Saperstein, Future of Talent Institute, on May 10th, 2017 and was reposted with permission. One of the great career transition challenges is to grow from being a project manager to a leader. The skills and attitudes we learn to become proficient in “getting stuff done” and bringing…
How to Find and Work With a Mentor

How to Find and Work With a Mentor

This DATIS Blog Article, “How to Find and Work With a Mentor“, was originally posted by Skip Prichard, Skip Prichard Leadership Insights, on May 2nd, 2017 and was reposted with permission. Become a One-Minute Mentor I’m a big fan of mentoring relationships. A mentor may be a formal relationship with someone or it may be a virtual relationship. In fact, the…
Having Great One-on-Ones with Employees

Having Great One-on-Ones with Employees

This DATIS Blog Article, “Having Great One-on-Ones with Employees“, was originally posted by Kevin Eikenberry, Leadership & Learning with Kevin Eikenberry, on May 1st, 2017 and was reposted with permission. As a leader, you need to stay connected to the members of your team – so you know what they are doing, how they are progressing, and have a chance to provide support for them and…