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5 Hacks to Becoming a Career Changing Mentor

Posted by Guest Post on Apr 12, 2022 12:13:04 PM

In every person’s life, there may become a moment when they think about career changes. They may begin to doubt whether they should continue to work in the company/run the existing business or look for something new and start moving in a different direction. This is when turning to a career-changing mentor can be the correct decision.

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Topics: Guru Development, Leadership, employee development

4 Reasons to Train and Develop Your People

Posted by Alexa Rivera on Mar 15, 2022 8:00:00 AM

The list of initiatives to retain your people can often be overwhelming, and while most of us can agree that training is important, it is not uncommon that employee development falls to the bottom of the list of priorities.

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Topics: Guru Development, Leadership, HR

Is Your Organization Neurodiverse?

Posted by Leila Woolheater on Feb 14, 2019 8:27:00 AM

“Neurodiversity” is a newer term for what we instinctively sense: We don’t think alike and that’s good. Innovation in today’s Human Capital Management includes understanding neurodiversity in an effort to better engage employees and candidates.

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Topics: Guru Development, Recruiting, Workforce Management, HR, Culture

Hiring- Separating the Posers From the Performers

Posted by Richard Cangemi on Oct 18, 2016 11:14:17 AM

The Urban Dictionary defines a poser as a person who habitually pretends to be something he or she is not. The Free Dictionary defines a performer as one that is able to carry through to completion.

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Topics: Guru Development, Now Trending

Vendor or Client Responsibility

Posted by Steve Cohen on Oct 11, 2016 9:07:00 AM


Who is responsible when HCM technology and service vendors fall short of delivering on the desired outcomes?

Are vendors over promising, or are buyers making assumptions about technology and services during their evaluation process that haunt them later?

After two decades of sales in both the mid-market and enterprise HR space, I have seen a dramatic shift on how buyers and vendors engage.  In the late 80s and early 90s, prospective buyers had to rely on direct interaction with sales representatives to learn about products and services and sales representatives needed to meet with prospective buyers to learn about their businesses and their requirements. 

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Topics: Guru Development, HCM

The Social HCM

Posted by Richard Cangemi on Oct 4, 2016 8:07:00 AM

With more than one billion active Facebook users already, social networking is strong and getting stronger as literally hundreds of millions of new users join a social network this year.

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Topics: Guru Development, HCM, Now Trending

Before You Hire That Old Pro

Posted by Richard Cangemi on Sep 20, 2016 8:30:00 AM

It’s really not about ageism. It is simply that a great attitude and passion to succeed trump years of experience and perfect qualifications every time.

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Topics: Guru Development, Now Trending

Employee Engagement is Worthwhile but Elusive

Posted by Richard Cangemi on Sep 13, 2016 7:37:00 AM

There is a buzz now about Employee Engagement in all industries. Thought leaders in Human Resources are centered on the idea that engaged employees are more motivated, effective, and productive, and therefore can do more with less.

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Topics: Guru Development, Leadership, Now Trending

A Security Tip From Our IT Guru

Posted by Allyson Edwards on Aug 26, 2016 12:36:51 PM

Protect yourself and your organization with strong passwords. Did you know that leading security experts have reported 4,000 daily cybersecurity attacks since the onset of the COVID-19. Now more than ever it is important to refrain from using personal passwords that lack security. There are a number of risks and companies are left vulnerable when employees fail to do their due diligence. 

Watch a video from our IT Guru and learn more about the sensitivity of security and protecting yourself with strong passwords. 

This blog post was written by Allyson Edwards and may not be copied or published without PeopleGuru's express written permission. 

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Topics: Guru Development, Now Trending

Are You Hunting Purple Squirrels?

Posted by Richard Cangemi on Aug 23, 2016 1:55:12 PM

 

The Purple Squirrel is a term used by recruiters to refer to the most elusive of candidates matched to the most difficult of job requirements. A highly sought after and elusive Purple Squirrel candidate possesses the perfect match of education, experience, and qualifications to fit a job’s diverse requirements like a glove;  it is therefore assumed that this prized candidate can immediately assume the job’s responsibility with little or no training and perform with enhanced productivity.

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Topics: Guru Development, HCM, Now Trending

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