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Executive Evolution: Modern Management

Executive Evolution: Modern Management

At the beginning of management, its purpose was mostly scientific, a way to define a strict and formal hierarchy in order to drive standardization across people and processes. As organizations began to develop into more complex entities, management was forced to change gears to meet the functional demands of a new and dynamic market and workplace. Many organizations are confronted…
NatCon 17: The Intersection of Innovation and Action

NatCon 17: The Intersection of Innovation and Action

NatCon 17, an annual conference held by the National Council for Behavioral Health, is a place for executives in the Health and Human Services industry to come together, at the intersection of innovation and action, to generate new ideas and launch new strategies to achieve their missions. Each year, more than 43.8 million American adults suffer from mental illness. Roughly…
Are Annual Performance Appraisals Enough?

Are Annual Performance Appraisals Enough?

Every organization has its own views and opinions on performance appraisals, how frequently they should be performed, and if they’re even effective in today’s modern workplace. In the 2017 Workforce Management Trends report, 78% of executives surveyed said their organization still relies on annual feedback, but is an annual review frequent enough to be effective? General Electric (GE) has become…
5 Reasons to Make Your Talent Management Strategy More Transparent

5 Reasons to Make Your Talent Management Strategy More Transparent

Transparency has always been a buzzword in the business world. It sounds promising when managers mention it in board meetings and on company retreats, but what does the word actually mean? Being transparent means being open and honest with your employees, not hiding or being discreet with information that involves them directly. Organizations promise employees transparency in the workplace, yet…
Choosing the Correct Communication Tool at Work

Choosing the Correct Communication Tool at Work

Often, the amount of conversations happening simultaneously across different mediums can make it difficult to execute simple tasks, stay focused during meetings, and process information. At any given time, employees at your organization are being bombarded with emails, text messages, phone calls, internal messaging apps, and more. Employees can often feel overwhelmed by the information overload caused by an always-connected…
Making Employee Engagement a Habit

Making Employee Engagement a Habit

Engaged employees are happy employees, and happy employees generally tend to stay at their jobs long-term. As your organization continues to grow in size, it’s important to remember the organization’s key values and what it is that has kept your employees onboard for so long. While most workforce executives understand the significance, few take the time to implement successful strategies…
The New Era of New Hire Onboarding

The New Era of New Hire Onboarding

First impressions, although sometimes not completely accurate, are important in determining how a relationship may go. This is also true when bringing a new employee onboard your organization. Most of the time during the new hire onboarding process, we focus on what our first impression is of the new employee but fail to consider their first impressions of the organization. With over 60%…
Workforce Management Technology: A Key to Success in 2017

Workforce Management Technology: A Key to Success in 2017

Every January 1st starts a new year with new opportunity. Millions of people embrace these new beginnings with a ‘carpe diem’ mentality by setting New Year’s resolutions. Setting goals for the new year is a great way to strive for better health, career advancement, and overall self-improvement. Unfortunately, research by the University of Scranton suggests that only 8% of people…
Why Position Control Is Right For Your Organization

Why Position Control Is Right For Your Organization

Organizations in the Health and Human Services work around the clock to provide higher quality care for their clients. However, their complex needs regarding budgeting, compliance, and reporting can shift their focus away from their mission and consume their staff with administrative burdens. Unfortunately, most HR software does not support the intricacies of complex and evolving industries, like Health and Human Services, and instead focus on…
Top 5 Priorities for CEOs in 2017

Top 5 Priorities for CEOs in 2017

As the new year begins, executives are starting to implement strategies that prioritize their critical initiatives for 2017. Recently, DATIS surveyed over 280 top executives in the Health and Human Services industry to identify industry trends and measure their impact, as well as identify organization’s priorities for 2017. As a preview to our full survey report that will be available…