The Difference Between High Potential and High Performance

The Difference Between High Potential and High Performance

Many employers make the mistake of confusing high performance with high potential. Both are important and nice to have, but high performance is what most often gets noticed. As a result, signs of high performance often overshadow the indicators of high potential. Make an effort to distinguish between performance and potential and recognize the two serve different roles and need to be managed and mentored accordingly.

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What Are the "Right" Responsibilities for HR?

What Are the "Right" Responsibilities for HR?

HR’s role and plate of responsibilities have evolved through the years in response to the economic time-period and the changing views to jobs, work processes, and organizational structures. Traditionally focused on administrative personnel management, HR now owns everything from job design and recruitment to training/development and industry relations. While this increase in responsibilities may mean an increase in importance, a larger workload is a challenge, especially when business leaders demand HR to be more efficient and provide higher value insights.

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Tips and Tools for Employee Engagement

Tips and Tools for Employee Engagement

Employee engagement continues to be a top priority for business and HR professionals in 2017. When we surveyed our HR & TM Executive community back in March about their talent priorities for the year, 60% stated that employee engagement was a top priority for their organization. Now that half the year is over, we wanted to know: what tools are being used to improve employee engagement, and what are the goals of these engagement efforts?

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