Entrepreneur; CEO and Co-Founder, ClearCompany
Andre Lavoie is the CEO of
, the first talent-alignment platform that aims to bridge the gap between talent management and business strategy by contextualizing employees’ work around a company’s vision and goals.
You want to be able to hire the best employees, but these shortfalls could cause the best candidates to not look your way.
Often employers are removed from employees. Leaders often feel responsible for teaching employees, but the opposite has many benefits as well.
Human-resource teams worldwide are still failing to use data to make decisions as well as evaluate business performance.
Here are five factors to consider when collecting and analyzing information about your company and the workforce at large.
Having strong social and analytical skills is crucial for both leaders and their employees. They promote problem-solving ability and the ability to work together as a group.
We spend so much time at work, we see co-workers more often than friends and family. How do you gauge workplace relationships to make sure everyone gets along?
Identify great talent, onboard, develop, lose talent, repeat. It doesn't always have to be a negative cycle.
Building a team doesn't come naturally, yet we humans accomplish little working alone.
Everything is local when you come down to it -- even your corporate policies and the very amenities your business offers.
As we experience major demographic shifts in the workforce, it's important to adapt to the new generation of talent.
Along with promoting your brand to the outside world, utilize platforms to keep employees apprised of developments and provide public recognition.
Motivation and Retention
As a leader, it's critical to keep up with changes and start investing time into employee development.
Cultivating a community of employees who enjoy working together and proactively collaborate can be tough, but worth the effort.
If your employees don't feel recognized for their work, don't get proper feedback and are overworked, your office will soon turn toxic.
Fostering intrapreneurship within organizations both large and small can help bring companies to new levels of success.
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