Kyle Lagunas

Kyle is a tech enthusiast and forward-thinking HR guy focused on keeping his audience in touch with important trends and conversations in the industry. By connecting with thought leaders and in-the-trenches professionals, he offers a fresh take on best practices in recruiting, human resources, and talent management. He studied Writing, Literature, and Publishing at Emerson College, and his work has been featured in Forbes, The New York Times, Business Insider, Information Weekly, and SHRM's We Know Next.

 

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Recent Articles by Kyle Lagunas

Case Study: Marsh Transforms Itself with Social Technology

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In the wake of low employee engagement scores, executive leadership at Marsh–a global leader in insurance broking and risk management–turned to cutting-edge social technology to create a global community where employees could tap into the collective experience, networks and resources of the firm.

Recruiting Channels Survey 2012

Recruiting Channels Survey 2012

Talent acquisition continues to be a top priority for companies big and small. But what recruiting channels delivered the highest bang for the buck in 2012? Take our short survey about your recruiting experience in 2012–and your plans for 2013–and help us answer these questions and more.

4 Steps to a More Successful Tuition Assistance Program

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Tuition assistance programs (or TAPs) can close employees’ skill gaps in the near term, and strengthen your internal pipeline of leadership candidates in the long term. The challenge is to manage investments in employee education in a way that maximizes returns–both for the employer and the employee.

High Potentials vs. High Performers: A Manager’s Guide to Identify, Assess, and Develop

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Mistaking a high-performing employee for a high-potential employee can be costly. A manager who understands the difference will be more effective in retaining both. This article outlines strategies any manager can apply to identify, assess, and develop high potentials and high performers.

Employee Engagement: What It Is, What It Isn’t, and Why It Matters

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Few companies actively combat engagement issues. The reason, I suspect, is that there’s a lack of consensus on what the term “engagement” really means. For many business leaders, “engagement” is just a buzzword. Before you can tackle engagement, you have to understand what it’s all about.