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Top Voices at SHRM 2017

For many human resources professionals, this past weekend was spent waltzing down Bourbon Street with Mardi Gras beads in hand for the annual SHRM conference. For those who don’t know what SHRM is, it is the Society for Human Resource Management’s annual conference, which is the largest annual gathering of HR professionals in the world.... Keep reading  


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Why This Accenture CEO Banned Memos

The workplace is changing. For years we’ve heard predictions that the resume is dead and the performance review is dead, so it should come as no surprise that the memo is on its way out, too. (In reality, these things aren’t so much dying — just evolving.) Julie Sweet, CEO of Accenture North America, may... Keep reading  


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Amazon’s New Performance Review Process Will Be Employee-Focused

The Seattle area’s two big technology companies are Microsoft and Amazon. In 2013, Microsoft became one of the early major companies to overhaul its performance review process, eliminating stack ranking and adapting its compensation process to put more influence in the hands of managers. Now, Amazon is making changes of its own. “We’re launching a... Keep reading  


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3 Things We Learned at the 2016 NeuroLeadership Summit

Last week, we attended the NeuroLeadership Summit in New York. The goal of the summit was to “rethink organizations” by bringing together influential leaders in neuroscience and business. The research-driven approach led to great conversations and connections among attendees in learning and development, human resources, the C-suite, and business coaches working with large organizations. The... Keep reading