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Implementing new technology tools without redesigning processes and retraining HR does not solve talent problems. The lesson is not to stop spending on technology, but to make sure complementary investments are made in programs that redesign processes, develop new learning content and programs, and train both leaders and HR who will be charged with driving the new technology.
Separate performance management conversations from compensation conversations. Discussions about compensation often block an employee's ability to hear and adopt the feedback that can lead to improved performance.
A 2012 study by the consulting company Towers Watson found that feeling cared for by one's supervisor affected employee's trust in leadership more than anything else that supervisor did, and that employees who had supportive supervisors reported feeling 67% more engaged than their counterparts.