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Can You Handle the Truth?

You have to -- if you want to succeed in HR. Here's how to get the honest feedback you need to truly improve your performance and move ahead.

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Technology Time-Suck
Simplify Your Life:
Shoulders Hunched? Brow Furrowed? Mind Racing?

Instead of reaching for the Advil and a cup of coffee, use these simple meditation techniques to clear your head and relax your body.

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Featured Webinar

Putting the Fun Back in Performance Reviews (No, Really.)
August 5, 1 PM EDT

For many leaders, the performance review process has been so institutionalized that it no longer brings value to the leader or the employee. Performance reviews become viewed as a task that just takes up time or as simply a method for "documenting" poor behavior or "justifying" a raise. So, we come to dread them instead of viewing them as what they could be: meaningful growth conversations.

In this webinar, leaders will learn how to maximize the performance review process by making it a conversation that is productive and beneficial for both the leader and the employee.

Following this webinar, attendees will:

  • Take steps to prepare themselves and their employees before the review
  • Turn routine performance reviews into conversations focused on the employee's growth
  • Provide feedback with care and candor
  • Leave the webinar with a sample performance review guide that spurs in-depth conversations and gets results

Open jobs and staff shortages stressing you out, Reader? Alkar Human Resources can help! We have great candidates available now -- and we can shorten your search for those really hard-to-fill positions. Just email us at!

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Blog Highlights


4 Steps to Getting the Best Out of Your Employees

Maximizing employee performance can be a challenge, because effectively managing people is difficult and no one is born knowing how to do it. Fortunately, it can be learned.

Click here to learn how to get the best from your employees. >>

7 Phrases That Can Undermine Your Success
at Work

Paying attention to communication means paying attention to language and thinking about the effect of your words -- especially words and phrases that could undermine your reputation and compromise your influence.

Click here to learn phrases to stop using at work. >>


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