Are your managers having fierce conversations, or constructive ones?
Some managers approach "fierce" or "difficult" conversations with gusto, ignoring the important pre-requisite of a credible, trust-based relationship, says HR Daily Community blogger Michael Brisciana.
He sets out the four key characteristics of an effective conversation partner.
Meanwhile, Michael Overell explains why HR professionals shouldn't rely on job ad statistics to gauge the health - or otherwise - of the employment market.
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