Mentoring can be great but may not be the right answer

More Than Mentoring: Finding Coaches, Advocates, And Sponsors

There’s no doubt that mentoring has its benefits. When it’s done right, both the mentor and the mentee walk away with something. For the mentee that could mean guidance on career pathing. For the mentor, it could be a new … Read More

Creating talent pipelines and talent pools has long last benefits for the organization

The Difference Between Talent Pools and Talent Pipelines

Did you know there’s a difference between building a talent pool and building a talent pipeline? The terms tend to be used interchangeably but really do have different meanings. Both talent pools and pipelines are important and have far-reaching benefits … Read More

Brainstorming data and metrics lead to analytics

Data, Metrics, and Analytics: What’s the difference?

Organizations are becoming more data focused and create strategic goals built with key performance indicators (KPIs). If HR expects to keep that proverbial seat at the conference table, it’s important to understand key data concepts, including the difference between data, … Read More

Top 5 Ways to Use Microlearning for Employee Training

Technology has made quickly accessing information easy and our attention spans have shortened because of it. Long, pre-recorded webinars are no longer an effective method for training talent. HR professionals have to start looking at new ways to keep employees … Read More

Turnover… what’s that?

No, we’re not talking about that flaky, buttery, fruit-filled pastry… we’re talking about metrics. People metrics within an organization. When an organization starts to focus on people metrics, turnover rates are the first piece of data leaders want to know. … Read More