Jed Friend
Jed Friend holds a Ph.D. in the area of Industrial-Organizational psychology and works in the field of talent management. LinkedIn Profile
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Jed Friend holds a Ph.D. in the area of Industrial-Organizational psychology and works in the field of talent management.
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Smart HR: Employee On-boarding

This week, we've shared HR insights on motivation & morale, turnover, and interviewing for the right fit. Since 25% of the working population undergoes some type of career transition each year, you want to hold on to the superstars you hire. Let's discuss the importance of on-boarding in … [Read more...]

Smart HR: Interviewing for the Best Fit

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Earlier in the week we discussed how to avoid turnover. We shared insights into your team members' motivation and morale. You might be ready to grow your team, but are you interviewing for the best fit? Read on to find out. Bringing on a new employee is one of the most important … [Read more...]

Smart HR: What Causes Turnover?

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I’m asked this question a lot.  Let’s examine some of the issues surrounding attrition. Turnover is the result of only two things; unfortunately, they are big pillars and many factors go into them.  The first is a poor company culture; the second is a poor total rewards package (TR).  Yes, if … [Read more...]

Smart HR: Employee Motivation and Team Morale

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What motivates you? Humans are often motivated by things like achievement, affiliation, and power. The better you understand and cater to the unique needs of each individual on your team, the better your chances for collective success. As a leader, doing what is right for your people and your … [Read more...]

When a Small Business Should Use a Recruiter

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For small businesses without Human Resources (HR), it’s often difficult to know when to employ a recruiter. While HR does much more than recruiting, in many instances, a smaller company’s primary HR need is the acquisition of talent in order to perform at its best and grow. One of the solutions … [Read more...]