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Business Personas

Business Personas: The Key to Better Understanding your Employees

When you understand your employees’ personas, using a talent profile, you can leverage that data to improve self-awareness, enhance team collaboration, elevate emotional intelligence, actively manage culture, and make better hires.  Chances are you’ve heard of customer or buyer personas before. Basically, they’re profiles that define the segments within your target audience — used for discovering ways to better connect with potential customers and improve brand engagement. Once reserved for marketing, sales, and product organizations, […]
Hybrid Work Planning

The Future of Work Is Hybrid: 5 Keys to a Successful Hybrid Work Plan

With a record number of people quitting their jobs in April and May, and more than 40% of the workforce considering leaving their employer this year if they’re unable to continue working remotely at least some of the week, you’re going to need a thoughtful approach and strong hybrid work plan. It’s become mission critical for attracting and retaining diverse talent.  Are you prepared? It’s clear we’re all learning as we go, but here’s a […]

How to Win the Competition for Top Talent

How identifying new learning opportunities, gaps in teams, leadership potential, and promotion opportunities is your best bet for winning the race for top talent.Current trends—many accelerated by pandemic forces beyond our control—have changed the rules of recruiting and hiring, requiring organizations to adapt and embrace new practices to compete and triumph in the future war for talent…and a war, it looks like it shall be! Talent shortages in the U.S. have risen to historical levels, […]
Client Welcome

Humantelligence Welcomes New Members to Client Community, Supporting Data-Driven Culture Transformations

MIAMI, FL— September 27, 2021–With a rapidly growing roster of new partnering organizations, Humantelligence, a pioneer in culture intelligence and leader in and recruitment technology, is pleased to welcome the following recently added or expanded partnerships this past month, among them: Coca-Cola Southwest Beverages (Food & Beverage): Recruitment, Culture Management & Leadership, EQ Everywhere Collaboration tools DrFirst (Healthcare): Recruitment, Culture Management & Leadership, EQ Everywhere Collaboration tools Teasdale Latin Foods (Food & Beverage): Recruitment, Culture […]
Employee Burnout

When Vacation Isn’t the Answer…Organizational Interventions to Alleviate Employee Burnout

Burnout prevention strategies and workplace culture shifts to help re-engage your burnt out employees.Why are we still treating employee burnout and the resulting low engagement as an isolated problem that individuals are charged with fixing themselves? We can take vacations, “learn to say no,” join a yoga class, practice resilience — the self-help list goes on — but it won’t fix burnout. After more than a year of higher workloads due to layoffs, hiring freezes, […]

3 Ways to Improve Team Effectiveness with Empathetic Leadership

Empathetic leadership means having the ability to understand the needs of others, and being aware of their feelings and thoughts. With technology, you can scale empathetic leadership development, improve the collective emotional intelligence of teams, and optimize team effectiveness. In a previous post, we talked about toxic leadership, as the main culprit for why employees leave, and how to start fixing it. In this post, we’re going to dive deeper into one of the key […]

Actionable Ideas To Enhance Remote Employee Engagement

Before March 2020, the concept of remote employee engagement was the exception to the rule. Most employers primarily sought ways to enhance employee engagement in the office while incorporating the far fewer telecommuters and traveling staff members as outliers. However, when the pandemic became a stark part of our collective reality, the rules of business, employment, management and engagement changed for nearly everyone. Has your organization sent team members home to work for nearly two years? Do […]

7 Tips for Improving Communication with Your Remote Team Members

Glassdoor research shows a 460% increase in job searches for remote work. If you don’t have a distributed team yet, you might soon. So here’s our short list of the most important things managers can do to support virtual or remote employees for better performance, improved communication, and more effective collaboration.The Future of Work continues to evolve, and the number of people who work remotely at least once per week has grown by an astounding […]
Learning & development

8 Considerations for Leveling Up Your L&D Program Right Now

How to make your learning & development program part of your organization’s long-term remote work strategy, including training managers on how to help team members navigate the post-COVID reality. Mandatory one-time workshops, expensive external consultants, and traditional classroom learning are dead. They don’t deliver sustained results. They don’t take your learners into consideration. And they’re counter to today’s need for personalized learning.  The amount of people who work remotely at least once per week has […]
Toxic leadership

Why Do Employees Quit?

Why do employees quit? …A question more relevant than ever before. A reported 3.6 million Americans quit their jobs in May, making one job opening for every unemployed worker — this coming on the heels of April’s 20-year record high, where just shy of 4 million workers left their jobs. Some have called it the Great Resignation. And as the saying goes, no one likes a quitter…but in this case, it just makes sense. Management […]

Humantelligence Partners with Beyond Remotely to Better Support Organizations Shifting to Hybrid Work Models

Global training marketplace Fluenzy and Culture-as-a-Service software provider Humantelligence partner to offer individualized, adaptive training journeys that support hybrid work models.MIAMI, FL—AUGUST 10, 2021 — Humantelligence (HT), a pioneer and leader in culture intelligence, recently partnered with Beyond Remotely’s Fluenzy — an online marketplace offering courses and world-class consultants to enable enterprises to reskill their workforces to meet the challenges of the new Future of Work/hybrid office. With the market predicted to reach over $400 […]
Great Resignation

6 Tips for Retaining Your Employees Amid the Great Resignation

“The Great Resignation” is coming…and for some, it might already be here. Coined by Anthony Klotz, a Texas A&M University associate management professor who has studied the exits of hundreds of workers, The Great Resignation — Klotz told Bloomberg Businessweek — was his prediction that many more people who had hung onto their jobs during the pandemic because of uncertainty are now readying themselves to quit. The facts are: 42% of current remote workers say […]

Causes For Employee Turnover — And How To Decrease It

Today’s employers face a rapidly increasing problem: Long before the COVID-19 pandemic became a stark reality — resulting in lockdowns, remote work scenarios and the ultimate reluctance of employees to return to the office — employers and HR teams were trying to understand the reasons for high employee turnover. Even in 2015, a study reported that 51% of employees were searching for or considering launching a search for a new job. In 2019, it was found that […]

How CIOs Can Lead Culture Transformations

To foster long-term resiliency and workplace innovation, Chief Information Officers and IT leaders must invest in employees’ skills and create an open and inclusive environment where people feel valued. If 2020 taught us anything, perhaps it’s that company culture is more critical than ever. It’s now recognized as being directly tied to performance, productivity, and business results. And what’s clear is that exceptional organizations are thinking about their business as a two-sided ledger: strategy and […]
Employee wellbeing

7 Actionable Steps to Prioritize Your Employees’ Mental Health

“Prioritizing happiness at work is a crucial part of finding balance in life. Those who understand this can move through it with grace. Those who don’t are bound to fall.” — Meghan M. Biro, Founder & CEO, TalentCulture World of Work CommunityAccording to the 2021 Future of Benefits Study, 80 percent of employers said their company culture has been more accepting of mental health challenges in the past year, but only 59 percent of workers […]

Why Investing in Company Culture Matters

88% of employees believe a strong company culture is key to business success. 94% of executives say company culture is key to business success, yet only 32% say their company culture is aligned with their business strategies. In other words, company culture is not well developed and often an afterthought at many organizations despite being viewed as essential to success. Why invest in culture? Your company’s performance depends on it. When you level-up your company […]

Essential Performance Review Tips For Employers

Most employees have had to undergo a performance review at some point in their careers. No matter how anxiety-inducing the experience is for employers and employees, employee performance review tips often make a significant impact on everyone involved. The performance review process allows employers to set expectations, spur improvements, inspire employee engagement, identify promotion opportunities, and provide training courses to help employees succeed in your organization. It offers benefits to employees, too — allowing them to identify and measure […]
Talent Pipeline

Growing Your Talent Pipeline Just Got Expensive

Even amid what were record high unemployment rates across the world as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, recruiters contend that talent scarcity remains a major challenge for businesses. According to the 2021 Talent Trends Report released by Randstad Sourceright earlier this year, 40 percent of human capital professionals report that talent scarcity has negatively impacted their organization – the highest total in the past five years.  In today’s highly competitive talent landscape, you need […]
EQ Everywhere

3 Actions IT Can Take to Positively Impact the Employee Experience

After a year and half into the pandemic, we have seen digital business initiatives accelerate and workforce models shift, along with a resetting of long-term employee expectations. In Prudential’s recent Pulse of the American Worker survey of over 2,000 full-time workers: 68% of workers prefer a hybrid-work model, and  87% want to continue to work remotely at least one day per week.  That means teams and organizations will be more distributed than ever. As businesses […]
Diversity & Inclusion

How to Embed Diversity & Inclusion into Company Culture

June is Pride Month, when the world’s LGBTIQA+ communities come together and celebrate the freedom to be themselves. Celebrations of this month and acknowledgement beyond are geared toward anyone who feels like their sexual or gender identity falls outside the mainstream. The purpose is to recognize the impact that lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender individuals have had on history locally, nationally, and internationally. In addition to educational, cultural, and celebratory, Pride Month is rooted in […]

The Importance of Onboarding Remote Workers…it’s all about retention!

GET THE CHECKLIST If you’re like the +70% of human capital management leaders surveyed by Gartner this year, some of your top priorities include optimizing costs while still innovating processes, improving operational excellence, and executing business transformation — a tall order and all of which put your people at the center.  One of the most important people-centric initiatives leaders are focusing on right now is retention. According to Josh Bersin’s March 9 article, we are […]
Client Welcome

Humantelligence Welcomes New Members to Client Community, Supporting Data-Driven Culture Transformations

MIAMI, FL— May 31, 2021–With a rapidly growing roster of new partnering organizations, Humantelligence, a pioneer in culture intelligence and leader in self-assessment and recruitment technology, is pleased to welcome the following recently added or expanded partnerships this past month, among them: BASF / Pecora Corporation (Pharma & Chemical): Culture Management & Leadership, EQ Everywhere Collaboration Cognativ (Consulting): Recruitment, Culture Management & Leadership, EQ Everywhere Collaboration tools Meeting Change / GNU Business Practices / Choice Point Leadership […]
Emotional Intelligence EQ

Emotional Intelligence is a MUST-HAVE Leadership Trait

Psychology Today explains that emotional intelligence (EQ or EI) emotional intelligence refers to the ability to identify and manage one’s own emotions, as well as the emotions of others. Emotional intelligence is generally said to include a few key areas:   emotional awareness, or the ability to identify and name one’s own emotions;  the ability to harness those emotions and apply them to tasks like thinking and problem solving; and  the ability to manage emotions, […]
Interview Guide

A Better Way to Interview: Leveraging Psychometrics to Guide Your Virtual Interviews

People are your power source. Plug one into the wrong role, and that once powerful electric source could short. Common sense dictates that a company’s number one resource is its people. It should be a top priority to take extra care in the talent acquisition process, and yet more than 60 percent of job seekers report a negative candidate experience with potential employers. It’s easy enough to fall into the temptation of listing external factors […]
Remote & Hybrid Work Models

HR Strategies to Address 4 Post-COVID Workforce Trends

If there’s one word we’ve all heard and said too much over the last 14 months, coronavirus probably takes the prize. And while the COVID-19 pandemic is far from over, we are starting to see the light at the end of the tunnel with President Biden’s announcement that there will be enough vaccines available for all US adults by the end of May.   As we set out on this path closer to normalcy, what […]

How To Train Remote Employees: 10 Strategic Tips

The remote training practice is likely something your team faced somewhat sporadically over the past decade or more, as a smaller portion of your workforce made arrangements to work from home. You might have accommodated because a valuable employee faced challenges, such as a long commute or child-care issues. For any number of reasons, training remote employees was worth it to you and employers everywhere. Since the first quarter of 2020, virtual onboarding and remote employee training have become […]
Write Better Emails

Angry & Overloaded? Read This Before Your Next Email

Yes! Too aggressive, too many, not enough, no response, or maybe just too many of the dreaded reply-all — you name it, as senders and receivers of emails, we have made ourselves miserable. People get dozens, even hundreds, of emails a day, and it’s easy to miss a thread—or just plain ignore them — not that you would! And we’ve all been there before…the premature Send of a strongly worded email that might just not […]

G2 Names Humantelligence a Culture & Talent Intelligence Software Leader

MIAMI, FL— April 9, 2021 – Humantelligence, a pioneer in culture intelligence and leader in recruitment technology, was named “Easiest to do Business With” and a “High Performer” this past quarter by G2 Crowd, and secured placement in G2 Grid Reports for HR Analytics, Recruiting Automation, Talent Intelligence, and Succession Planning — an overall reflection of the company’s continued commitment to customer success and innovative product development. Humantelligence is the leading cloud-based platform for the […]

Strategies And Tools For Improving Employee Performance

Each employee within a company has the power to boost a company’s success. For better or worse, the inverse is also true: Each employee has the power to drag down productivity and the organization’s bottom line. Business leaders have become increasingly focused on finding strategies to improve the performance of employees to better serve and delight customers. At some point, each business leader needs to devise a high-functioning HR performance improvement plan that gets results. If you’re struggling to […]
Client Welcome

Humantelligence Welcomes Record Number of New Clients to its Community this Quarter

MIAMI, FL— March 31, 2021 – Humantelligence, a pioneer in culture intelligence and leader in self-assessment and recruitment technology, kicked off 2021 welcoming several new members to the Humantelligence community, including expanded partnerships, among them: Abacus Information Technology (Information Technology): Recruitment, Culture Management & Leadership, EQ Everywhere Collaboration tools Altia (Technology) Recruitment, Culture Management & Leadership, EQ Everywhere Collaboration tools Donovan Creative (Consulting Services): Culture Management & Leadership, EQ Everywhere Collaboration Hunt Refining (Pharma & […]

Humantelligence Powers More Effective Teaming with EQ Everywhere & Culture Analytics for Microsoft Teams

MIAMI, FL— March 31, 2021 –Humantelligence (“HT”), a pioneer in culture intelligence and leader in recruitment technology, announced an innovative integration with Microsoft Teams this week — just on the heels of its recent integration for Outlook. With this integration, more than 115 million daily Microsoft Teams users have the opportunity to leverage both communication profiles and team culture analytics maps in order to collaborate more effectively. As the all-in-one communications platform used by more […]
Webinar follow up blog

The Importance of Hiring for Inclusion & Fit: Insights for a Culture Reset

Insights for a Culture Reset Last year, everything changed, including your work. Remote work went from case-by-case decision making by some companies to an inevitable and massive change in the way that people around the world worked — one of the few times we’ve seen such a global shift in what felt like overnight. As a result of this shift, the future of work looks very different from this point forward.  The following insights look […]

12 Remote Work Tools Your Company Needs

Over the past decade, an increasing number of employers were warming up to the idea of remote work scenarios. The trend has stayed steadily on the rise for nearly 20 years — paralleling technological advances and organizational adoptions to allow employees more flexibility. As of January 2021, companies facilitating remote work capabilities experience 25% lower employee turnover than businesses that don’t. Now, factor in the lockdowns and restrictions accompanying the COVID-19 pandemic. Many employers have […]

Culture as a Service: Aligning Culture & Strategy for M&A Integration Success

One of the leading causes of M&A integration fails according to Investopedia…poor and inefficient processes when it comes to cultural integration. Before we get into that, let’s take a step back and review. A merger is the voluntary fusion of two companies on broadly equal terms into one new legal entity. Normally, firms that agree to merge are roughly equal in terms of size, customers, and scale of operations. Acquisitions, unlike mergers, occur when one […]

Humantelligence Named Culture & Talent Intelligence Software Higher Performer by G2

MIAMI, FL— March 9, 2021 – Humantelligence, a pioneer in culture intelligence and leader in recruitment technology, was named a “High Performer” this winter by G2 Crowd. Humantelligence is the leading cloud-based platform for the accurate measurement of culture at every level of an organization, from individuals and teams to overall corporate culture. HT has the quickest, most comprehensive behavioral science assessment that measures behaviors, motivators, and ideal work styles so that leaders have the […]

How to Make Your Meetings More Inclusive & Productive

Tapping into the Best-Kept Future of Work Secret to Improve Meetings… Will business as usual ever return? Probably not…and maybe that’s okay. A Gartner poll from the end of last year indicated that 48 percent of employees expect to work remotely at least part-time after the pandemic subsides. That’s up from 30 percent before COVID-19. Future-thinking organizations haven’t waited around for an answer to the above question. Rather, they’ve become increasingly determined to embed remote work […]

9 Working-From-Home Tips For Success

Nearly a year after the first COVID-19 case came to light in the U.S., the world has changed for most people to some degree. Business leaders have made changes to comply with mask mandates, social distancing, and lockdowns in order to keep their employees, customers and the public safe. In the early stages of the pandemic, many employers had to let workers go, resulting in last spring’s massive 14.7% unemployment rate. The U.S. has not experienced such […]
Client Welcome

Humantelligence Expands Client Community to Support Data-Driven Talent & Culture Management Efforts at Leading Organizations

MIAMI, FL— February 26, 2021 –Humantelligence, a pioneer in culture intelligence and leader in self-assessment and recruitment technology, recently partnered with several new organizations, among them: Coca Cola Southwest Beverages / Arca Continental / Wise Foods (Food & Beverage): Recruitment, Culture Management & Leadership, EQ Everywhere Collaboration tools Bank of the West (Financial Services): Culture Management & LeadershipPecora Corporation (Pharma & Chemical): EQ Everywhere Collaboration toolsSBM Management Services (HR Consulting): Training certification & client useGandhi […]

Better Understanding of the Past Opens the Door to a Better Future

As most know, Black History Month is coming to a close — a month in which we honor the history and achievements of Black Americans. We must take time to reflect on the centuries of struggle for freedom and equality and to celebrate the contributions that African Americans have made to American history — both during this month and always. Black History Month had its origins in 1915 when historian and author Dr. Carter G. […]

Seven Strategies to Attract and Retain Tech Services Talent

Employers and hiring managers know how challenging it is to hire and retain Infotech employees. In many ways, the new Remote Work economy has exacerbated this problem. Demand for tech-enabled solutions (B2B/ B2C, supply-chain, workplace communication, etc.) has increased the need for top tech talent  By understating some of the underlying causes of high turnover, strategies can be developed to meet this challenge. What’s Driving the Tech Sector’s Extreme Turnover Rate? LinkedIn data continues to […]

How To Conduct a Job Interview

Living in the new remote work reality job interviews have become mostly digital based, with face-to-face interviews happening via a video screen. While the classics of how to conduct an interview have remained the same, there are new standards to improve the experience for both the employer and the candidate.   Complete your first screening Leverage some form of technology to manage applications and mark who you want to move forward with conducting interviews with. […]

Better Late Than Never: 6 Tips to Intentionally Support Remote Work

Better Late Than Never: 6 Tips to Intentionally Support Remote Work Times, they are changing—and gone are the days of traditional in-office working environments. Many organizations will never return to the days when everyone worked side-by-side all day, every day of the week. For some, this is a relief. For others, this change brings anxiety. However you are personally experiencing this change, now is the time to recognize that remote and hybrid work situations are […]

The Humantelligence EQ Scholarship 2020 Winner

Here at Humantelligence we value the recognition that emotional intelligence is an asset that is not utilized enough. That’s why one of our missions is to democratize self-awareness for people across different platforms. Similar to our traditional culture software and our EQ Everywhere extension, we have an app that provides this services to students.MyGuru for College and Careers is our app for students of all kinds that streamlines your education experience with tips, tricks, and […]

9 Steps to Align Culture with Strategy

In our last webinar, which you can watch in full here, we broke down how to align culture with strategy in 9 steps. With the Humantelligence culture software maximizing results, these steps will yield a transformed organization.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TPvTVXc57Lg&t=1854s1.     Evaluate the current performance of your organization   Growth, revenue, and customer satisfaction are great places to start when evaluating your organization. Look for things that need to be improved and outline where you want to start.   […]

Happy Holidays from the Humantelligence Team

2020 was a year that nobody expected, essentially lost due to the pandemic. We know that everybody has struggled both personally and professionally and applaud your perseverance.As a team Humantelligence was able to recover from our loses, adapt to the remote world and bring emotional intelligence to the communication tools that became the new reality.https://youtu.be/no91K-Pf4AgAs we round the corner to 2021 we summarize the year with this video, and a letter from our CEO Juan […]

9 Activities to Engage your Remote Workforce

For those adapting to the new working-world climate, it’s clear that the option to work remotely is here to stay for the foreseeable future. Managers and supervisors specifically are now tasked with keeping employees engaged and operating at a high performance without the aid of the traditional office space. In our most recent webinar with our highest attendance to date we broke down exactly what you can do to see tangible and real change in remote […]

Focus on the “I” in DE&I

Diversity and inclusion have always been an integral part of a successful business and healthy corporate culture. As we evolve and learn, including equity, has become the new normal in human resources transforming D&I, to DE&I. While the three of these are important in their own respect ‘inclusion’ tends to bring about diversity organically. If you and your company have created an inclusive environment a more diverse candidate pool will start to apply. It’s not […]

Creating Great Corporate Cultures

We can all agree that culture is important, but are you understanding your companies culture and subcultures correctly? Acknowledging that culture is important isn’t enough, measuring and keeping tabs on it is how results are created. The act of measuring culture actually turns out to be pretty tricky as fewer than 23% of organizations measure the culture of specific teams or departments and only 16% of organizations measure the differences between those teams and the […]

Elevate Your Culture with Emotional Intelligence

Emotional intelligence (EQ) is quickly becoming the new predictor for employee success. While IQ has been the standard to determine which candidates will perform well within an organization, EQ has been shown to be 30% more accurate at predicting who will excel. Simply reading resumes no longer works, so we’ve drafted 5 steps to take a holistic approach and elevate your overall culture using EQ. Step 1: Gain Understanding Start off by learning why EQ […]

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