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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]
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 […]
Emotional Intelligence

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, […]
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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 […]
Employee Burnout

How to Fix the Culture Mistakes That Lead to Employee Burnout

A Guide for Reversing Employee Burnout through Culture Transformation We tend to treat burnout and low employee engagement as an isolated problem that we address one case at a time. We also tend to think of burnout as an individual problem, solvable by “learning to say no,” more yoga, better breathing techniques, practicing resilience” — and the self-help list goes on.  But evidence is mounting that applying one-off band-aid solutions to a rapidly evolving ‘occupational […]
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 […]

eBook: How to Create and Sustain Start-up Culture at Any Size

Your Guide for Intentionally Building Culture Download eBook Now Ping pong tables, kegerators, and catered lunches, oh my! Is this what we think of when we think of start-up companies? Sadly, the answer is probably yes, but these employee perks don’t define or even contribute to the culture for which start-ups should be most known.  Rather, the open, often casual communication, transparency, and people-first focus is what sets start-up culture apart from its corporate counterpart. […]

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 […]

Exploring The Influential Role Of CIO In Digital Transformation

Studies suggest that this year, CIOs will shift their purview, strategically guiding their organizations  through digital transformation. It may seem surprising for a CIO to drift outside her or his lane, but consider that companies need to leverage technology now more than ever to gain a competitive advantage over their competitors. The CIO may select the technology that drives this digital transformation, but the company’s employees are the ones who have to work with the […]

Big Data In HR And How To Capitalize On Its Power

Big data has become a point of discussion across all sectors and industries. The surrounding buzz has grown to the point that businesses of all sizes seek to understand, harness and capitalize on its power to uncover meaningful patterns and trends. Once you understand more about big data, you likely will want to uncover and understand the multiple actionable insights and personnel benefits that it promises your enterprise. What do you know about big data analytics […]

Digital HR: What It Is And How To Get There

In every sector and industry, you might have heard that digitalization is taking the business landscape by storm. As much buzz as there is regarding digitalization, not everyone is clear about what it means and how to make it happen for their business. In a nutshell, digitalization is a way to restructure business processes around digital communication and media structures to ensure more streamlined and effective practices. Fortunately, your Human Resources department has the potential to […]

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 […]

How AI Recruiting Is Changing HR

Not so long ago, artificial intelligence (AI) seemed a far-off concept in a science-fiction novel. At most, it seemed unlikely to touch our everyday lives anytime soon. Yet here we are in the second decade of the 21st century, casually exploring how this tech-based intelligence works and how we can harness and use it to our advantage. In the larger sense, AI refers to the design and introduction of human-like intelligence exhibited by a machine, […]

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.   […]

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 […]
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EQ Everywhere: 5 Steps to Strengthen Emotional and Cultural Intelligence

https://youtu.be/saoFC7ypyUUIf you have taken a personality assessment in the past, you probably had some powerful insights about yourself, your colleagues, or team during a workshop with a consultant for that day you focused on it. However, at the end, you saved the PDF in a file on your computer, or worse, put your results in an envelope or binder, and stashed them away in a desk drawer, never to be seen or used again. What […]
Diversity, A Result of a Transformed Corporate Culture

Diversity, A Result of a Transformed Corporate Culture

https://youtu.be/aJy06Mlgm_gCompanies create diversity initiatives with the idea that diversity should be attached to the existing company culture. This is a shortcut and a mindset that will continue to fail until every individual can make contributions towards establishing a new culture. Diversity shouldn’t be a goal, rather an outcome driven by a change to the underlying cultural fabric of an organization.If your company focuses on establishing a “diverse culture”, or diversity of thought, then “diversity” will […]
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The Crystal Ball of HR: Address culture, hiring, and remote work in the aftermath of COVID 19

https://youtu.be/XXgcEnD_FRwWhen? Aired: Wednesday, June 17, 2020Webinar Now Available On-Demand Description: For most of you, COVID-19 forced some level of layoffs, maybe put hiring on hold, and forced many of you to work remote.  All of these factors impact CULTURE.  As such, your post COVID-19 culture is by definition “different”. The ability to influence and manage to a “culture of intention” has been affected during these past months.  But now, we are starting to get back […]
7 Steps to re-establish culture and ramp up hiring post COVID-19

Recruiting Past COVID-19: 7 Steps to re-establish a high performing culture and ramp up hiring

As the economy opens back up in the aftermath of COVID-19, organizations need to embark on their post pandemic strategies for recruiting in a new world – possibly even remote for some roles. Humantelligence is helping clients to do this, and educating others on how to better understand their current cultures, set target cultures based on objective performance profiles, or for remote worker profiles, and use technology to help attract and identify people who will thrive […]
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Future of HR, Post-Covid 19: Ramp up hiring & re-establish a high performing culture

https://youtu.be/XavDZk43c38As we enter Spring, the weather is warming up and the flowers are blooming, but more important, our economy is beginning to re-open. Yes, we have a long way to go before we are completely back to normal, but as you think about hiring again, do remember what got us there in the first place – great, hard-working people. So, whether your business experienced a total shut down, shifted to remote work, or was fully […]
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Remote Weekly Special: COVID-19 State of Work

Guest Author: Hrishikesh Pardeshi, remote.tools & The Remote Clan I am sure you would have thought to yourself, “How has COVID-19 impacted our lives?” Particularly, just like me, you would be curious to know the impact on our work-life. This bugged me a few weeks back and the result of that thought is this dashboard: https://state-of-work-covid19.remote.tools. Pretty stoked about what we have here. Do take a look!But let’s back up a bit. How did I go about doing this and also […]
Why the Resume is messing up hiring?

Why is the Resume messing up hiring?

Guest Author: José G. Hernández Several studies found that work experience is not the best predictor of future job success. So why do we still rely on it as the primary tool when it comes to hiring or doing job interviews? It makes no sense. What can be done about this? We need to aggressively reinvent the hiring process. Companies like Heineken, Coca-Cola, Honda, IBM and others are already doing it and they no longer rely […]
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The Remote Culture Shift: Tips for making the most out of your new remote work reality

The Remote Culture Shift: Tips for getting the most out of your new remote reality As news of the COVID-19 outbreak reshapes our reality, there’s no doubt that this is a challenging time for our companies and cultures therein. More than anything, we hope you and your loved ones are safe and well. For most of us, we still have a job to do and if you and your team weren’t already in a rhythm […]
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Culture Fit, Culture Add, and Diversity of Thought

With the increasing pressure for organizations to implement diversity and cultural alignment into recruitment, many Human Resources teams are struggling to keep up. Phrases like “culture fit” and “culture add” have taken on multiple meanings and muddied the already cloudy waters of unbiased recruitment practices. To combat the confusion, we’re addressing their similarities, their differences, and providing an intentional route to recruitment. Defining Culture Fit Culture Fit has recently received a lot of undue criticism. […]
Employee Engagement

Employee Engagement & Cultural Alignment Survey Results

On February 19, 2020, Humantelligence conducted a survey among more than 200 HR webinar attendees. The responses provided by the audience shed light on the current problems faced in the HR industry and are applicable to anyone interested in addressing cultural alignment concerns.   What do you anticipate will be your company’s greatest people challenge in 2020? Engagement – 31% Sourcing and hiring – 28% Turnover – 19% Performance – 15% HR Tech – 7% […]
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8 Tips for Strategic Recruitment and Cultural Alignment

We combined the best 8 tips for aligning your hiring strategy with your culture.   Once you have an idea of the direction you want the team or organization to follow, how can you avoid all the dangers and potential terminations associated with bringing a ‘bad’ or inappropriate hire into your team? By first assessing and addressing the culture that permeates your company and following these tips from our 2019 Study in partnership with HR.com. […]
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The Not-So-Obvious Reasons Your Team is Underperforming 

Imagine that you are sitting in an airport waiting for your flight. The airport is busy and you are at that low ebb in the day where you are looking for any external stimulus to get you through the boredom. You look around in the hope of seeing something entertaining and you notice two pilots walking down the concourse in the general direction of the boarding gates where you are waiting.  They walk side by […]
Humantelligence, The Culture Solution

The Power of AI in Recruitment and Culture Adoption

DID YOU KNOW? Recruiters lose an average of 14 hours per week to manually sourcing and screening candidates. -G2 Tech Marketplace   [ This part of a series that can be viewed in full at on our Youtube channel, HERE. ]   There is a better way, but it’s not as simple as pushing a button to automate every system involved in candidate sourcing and screening. With the ever-growing need to remain relevant, and also attract top talent, […]
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The Future of Culture Article

The Future of Culture   Where is culture headed, and how can you stay on top of shifting employee needs? Learn more in our latest article published by HR.com. View the article below or download the full PDF to save and read later from the following link:   The Future of Culture With the advent of technology, culture is no longer a set of soft-skill descriptors. It is a dynamic, living embodiment of how the […]
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5 Reasons Why Building Culture is Worth the Investment

Although understanding and improving company culture is gaining traction in the Human Resources and Talent/Recruitment spaces, there is still a reluctance among businesses when it’s time to fully invest in the concept. This is due to many factors, most of which we are well-versed in as a Culture Software pioneer and leader in the HR space. From misconceptions surrounding culture to budget allocations, there will always be a perceived reason why corporate culture, simply isn’t a priority. In […]

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