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Claire Hughes Johnson: How Stripe's COO approaches company building
Stripe’s Chief Operating Officer, Claire Hughes Johnson, talks about her mindset when making organizational decisions, her hiring and onboarding practices, and the real source of power when it comes to leadership.
Josh Bersin: How HR has evolved over the past 10 years and what happens next
Josh Bersin of Deloitte breaks down traditional ideas of HR using research, surveys and case studies to highlight innovation, potential, and change in the industry.
How to Ask Your Manager for Feedback
Asking your manager for feedback is an essential part of getting what you want out of your career. But asking someone to be honest about your shortcomings seems painful.
Managers, Here's How to Run a One-on-One
A 1:1 meeting is an ongoing feedback strategy to keep both the manager and the employee updated on the employee’s progress, an opportunity to develop employees’ skills, and gives the employee a chance to discuss workplace challenges with their manager.
HR’s Guide to Performance Review Questions
How you structure performance review questions will have a significant impact on your next review cycle and the data you collect.
Katelin Holloway on How Reddit Approaches People Ops
Reddit's VP of People illustrates what a modern people operations team looks like, details how to build an end-to-end employee experience, discusses the role of culture, and explains why Reddit doesn't negotiate salaries.
Kim Scott: How to Give Candid Feedback
Kim Scott, former Google exec and Apple University faculty member, shares how managers should approach giving feedback and how to build a culture of trust.
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People Management Overview
People management starts with the hiring process -- understanding what you want a new hire to add to your team, your company, and your culture. Beyond the onboarding process, people management skills are about keeping track of how your employee is feeling as they navigate the workplace, and how best to maximize their good feelings towards their work. To understand how to manage people, it’s not just about what the employee says is or isn’t working for them -- it’s also assessing their emotional state. Often, the answer is in small details -- when they come into work, how they hit their goals (or not), how they receive feedback, what they talk about during one-on-ones, how their peers describe them in performance reviews, what they choose to share in status updates, how and when and if they are praised, etc. It’s only when you look at all these people management elements do you get a full picture of how your direct reports are feeling.
The complete guide to running an employee engagement survey
While some guides will only take you through the survey itself, this is a step-by-step plan for the engagement survey cycle.
Mastering the Performance Review Conversation
Learn how managers and employees can have productive performance review conversations.
3 questions to ask in every 1:1
Regardless of what you need to cover in a 1:1, there are a few meeting questions you should always ask in order to maximize the check in process.
How to set sticky goals for your employees
Part of the performance management process is goal setting in a way that aligns the organizational goals and business objectives of your company with the individual goals of your employees.
10 ways to increase employee engagement survey participation
In order to improve employee engagement with a survey, you have to get employees to participate in it, and this can be easier said than done.
3 Simple Steps to Designing a Better Employee Engagement Survey
Employee engagement surveys help companies get a read on high and low points and offer a valuable space for candid feedback — if used correctly.
To drive employee engagement, you have to play the long game
Like with any other objective, companies need to develop a long-term employee engagement plan in order to be effective.
Build your employee engagement strategy around an engagement survey
Employee engagement surveys provide a base for employee engagement strategy.