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The Business Case for Staying Connected

Laurie loved working. She loved her job. She envisioned working full-time until the day she was forced to retire. She always thought she would continue to work full-time even after she had children. She didn’t entertain the idea of leaving and becoming a stay-at-home mom. She had her first baby, and returned to work as planned. But, about a year later, something began to tug at her and she began to think about quitting work. She began wondering whether she [...]

July 6th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , |0 Comments

It’s All About ME!

For some of you, the title of this article may fly in the face of what you have read about successful leaders – that they need to have specific attributes and style to be successful, or that they create such high-performing teams that they become unnecessary. Although there are certainly common attributes of successful leaders, we have found that they can come in all shapes, sizes, and styles…how you lead truly depends on who you are. The first step is [...]

May 9th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , |0 Comments

PRAISE or RAISE?

"I praise loudly. I blame softly."  ~ Catherine the Great   I was working with a senior leadership team recently when the conversation turned to the importance of communication within their organization. We began talking about their culture of communication and what was considered “the norm.” As I asked how communication was used to give feedback within the organization, they assumed I meant "negative" feedback. They immediately jumped to feedback that is used to redirect performance or behavior of the [...]

April 6th, 2016|Categories: blog|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Part 3: HR Development Best Practices

Stacy Sollenberger, Partner with ISHR Group, recently completed a Benchmarking Study focused on HR Talent Development. Over the course 3 weeks, we will share the results of this study. The first week, March 7, focused on what Stacy uncovered in terms of the current environment affecting HR. Last week, March 14, explored the differentiators for HR talent in today’s environment. We post our final section today, March 21, by looking at HR development best practices. Introduction ISHR Group recently conducted [...]

March 21st, 2016|Categories: blog|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Part 2: Differentiators for HR Talent

Stacy Sollenberger, Partner with ISHR Group, recently completed a Benchmarking Study focused on HR Talent Development. Over the course of 3 weeks, we will share the results of this study. Last week, March 7, we shared what Stacy uncovered in terms of the current environment affecting HR. This week, March 14, we will talk about the differentiators for HR talent today, and next week, March 21, we will close with a look at HR development best practices. Introduction:  This study [...]

March 14th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , |0 Comments

Part 1: The Landscape: 4 Trends Affecting HR

Stacy Sollenberger, Partner with ISHR Group, recently completed a benchmarking study focused on HR Talent Development. Over the course of the next 3 weeks, we will share the results of this study. This week, March 7, will focus on what Stacy uncovered in terms of the current environment affecting HR. Next week, March 14, will talk about the differentiators for HR talent today, and in our third week, March 21, we will close with a look at HR development best [...]

March 7th, 2016|Categories: blog|Tags: , , |0 Comments