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Our 5 Most Popular Blog Posts of 2016

December 29, 2016

Countdown.jpgIt’s been another great year for Select International’s blog. We set new records for number of views, shares, and subscribers. That’s a direct result of our goal for this blog. We always try to create quality content that informs, educates, and sometimes entertains our readers. In 2016, we published 124 posts on this blog. That’s more than we’ve ever published, and it has really paid off.

With the year ending in just a few days, we thought it would be a good time to countdown our top 5 blog posts of the past year, just in case you missed any.

Let’s start with number 5…

5) The 6 Do's and Don'ts of HR Analytics

Big data and analytics are hot topics in Human Resources right now. In this blog, 3 of our research consultants thought it would be helpful to write a blog post about how to get started with using analytics in HR. This is actually a two-part blog post, but only the first part made the top 5 list. Part 2 is right here if you’re interested in reading that too.

4) 7 Aspects of Netflix's Company Culture That You'll Want to Copy

Netflix is one of the most well-known companies in the world right now. Not only do they put out great TV shows and movies, but they are also an awesome company to work for. In this article, Alissa Parr, Ph.D., took a look at what makes their company culture work so well. Make sure you take notes while reading this one.

3) What Is Blind Hiring and Should You Use It in Your Hiring Process?

Blind hiring was another popular topic in 2016. It’s certainly an intriguing idea. At first glance, it seems that blind hiring can prevent a lot of unconscious biases from creeping into your hiring process. But, does it actually prevent those biases? Or is it just another HR fad that will fade away in a few months?

2) The Culture Checklist: Do You Work in a Good Organizational Culture?

It never hurts to check your company’s culture. When was the last time you truly reflected on your culture? Culture is one of those things that is constantly shifting and changing. Before you know it, a great culture may have slipped down a few notches. This checklist will help you double-check your culture, and make sure that you’re still on track.

1) 6 Awesome TED Talks That Will Improve Your Working Life

Here's the number 1 blog post of the year! This one isn’t so much about hiring or human resources, but sometimes we like to shake things up a little bit. This one has been so popular because everyone wants to enjoy their work-lives a little bit more. These 6 TED Talks will help you improve your life spent at work. Most people spend at least 40 hours at work, why not make the best of it?

Thanks for reading and sharing our blog posts from the past year! And stay tuned for our blog posts in 2017, we have some big ideas in development right now.

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Mark Rogers Mark Rogers was a digital marketing expert at PSI who specialized in human resources and leadership content.