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Don't Procrastinate, Evaluate! Timely Tips to Effectively Implement the Right Talent Management Strategy for the New Year

Dana Smith | Posted 01.23.2015 | Small Business
Dana Smith

While you may cringe at the amount of time it takes to develop the right words to say that both inspires staff, while at the same time, provides constrictive criticism for areas of deficiency, don't discount the importance and power of evaluating employee performance.

If You Hate Your Job, Here's How to Make It Better

Steve Rhode | Posted 01.22.2015 | Business
Steve Rhode

But if you hate your job, maybe the reason you think your boss isn't meeting your expectations of what your job should be is because you don't understand the concept of what a job really is. To turn things around and start loving your job, maybe these life experience tips will help:

My Attitude Is None of Your Business

Ellen Rohr | Posted 01.21.2015 | Business
Ellen Rohr

Hold team members accountable and love them unconditionally. Work on your own personal mental health and spirituality or whatever path you choose. At some point, someone might say, "How come you are so happy?" Then, you might share what you do. You may inspire them.

College Football Players as Employees: About This There Should be no Debate

Ellen J. Staurowsky | Posted 01.21.2015 | Sports
Ellen J. Staurowsky

In the final analysis, the distinction between college football players and college debaters is the fact that the industry would like college football players to remain silent. Denying them their rightful status as employees accomplishes just that.

My New Title, CHO... Shifting Your Mindset by Shifting Your Focus

Ted Rubin | Posted 01.13.2015 | Business
Ted Rubin

I recently circulated a Facebook Post where I announced that my corporate title was soon to change from CSMO (Chief Social Marketing Officer) to CHO. But I didn't explain further, and it got everyone guessing what CHO stood for.

Miami Archbishop Warns Employees: Supporting Gay Marriage Could Cost You Your Job

Religion News Service | David Gibson | Posted 01.09.2015 | Religion

(RNS) As Florida became the latest state to legalize same-sex marriage this week, Miami Archbishop Thomas Wenski sent a memo to all church employees r...

An Open Letter to Daycare

Jeannette Bellesfield | Posted 01.08.2015 | Parents
Jeannette Bellesfield

We know it isn't cheap or easy to keep your programs running. But we appreciate everything you do, every single day. We know you care. We really, really do.

Advice In 140 Characters Or Less: How To Be A Good Coworker, According To Twitter

Posted 12.19.2014 | Good News

Some people think that LinkedIn is the only place to go for career advice. And while it’s a great place to network, it’s not the end-all-be-all fo...

The Secret of Ugly Sweater Day

Gregory P. Demetriou | Posted 12.17.2014 | Small Business
Gregory P. Demetriou

This type of outpouring of creativity, fun and group effort is what makes a company a great culture. It's what proves the point that employees are more than the roles they fill in any company.

Confront With Care

Naphtali Hoff | Posted 12.15.2014 | Business
Naphtali Hoff

Few leaders can avoid confrontation. There are simply too many items and employees that require oversight and guidance. The likelihood is very high that every leader will need to address numerous areas of concern within her organization at various points.

Stop It! Five Things That Drive Customers Away

Ellen Rohr | Posted 12.12.2014 | Business
Ellen Rohr

If you and your team members just STOP doing these five things, you can grow sales and profits without spending an additional dollar.

Volunteers May Have Employee Legal Status

Brad Reid | Posted 12.10.2014 | Business
Brad Reid

If a volunteer is in fact an employee then employee protection laws such as minimum wage and overtime, as well as Title VII, will frequently apply. Consult experienced legal counsel to review your specific situation.

This Is the Single Greatest Cause of Employee Disengagement

Jacob Morgan | Posted 12.01.2014 | Business
Jacob Morgan

When it comes to the future of work, organizations must focus on closing this gap. Consider an organization such as gaming company Valve which has completely gotten rid of managers altogether in favor of an approach where employees pick what they want to do, who they do it with, and when they do it.

Abusive and Insecure Managers: Still Thriving and Hurting Their Companies

Douglas LaBier | Posted 01.21.2015 | Business
Douglas LaBier

Two recent studies show when overall management culture has negative consequences for team performance and morale. One illustrates the impact of abusive managers. The other reveals that insecure managers resist and reject useful feedback from employees.

Here's How to Tell If Your Management Team Is Filled With Winners or Losers

Mike Harden | Posted 01.20.2015 | Small Business
Mike Harden

Do you know who the winners and losers are on your management team? Sometimes it's hard to tell. But there is one obvious way to identify your winners and losers. All you have to know is who wants the ball?

21 Unmistakable Traits of a Heart-Centered Leader

Susan Steinbrecher | Posted 01.20.2015 | Business
Susan Steinbrecher

Heart-centered leadership is not a singular gold standard or an ultimate pinnacle that only a rare few can achieve. It lies in your ability to stop, go inward, and reflect on the course of action that you know is the right one rather than succumbing to external pressures and circumstances.

Writing Capitalism's New Chapter

John Friedman | Posted 01.19.2015 | Business
John Friedman

For those who question whether capitalism itself is fundamentally at odds with a vision for corporate responsibility and a sustainable future, it is well to remember that capitalism has brought more benefits to more people than any other economic system conceived or tried.

What Causes Good Employees to Make Bad Decisions?

Gregory Ciotti | Posted 01.14.2015 | Business
Gregory Ciotti

Character is the culmination of personality and experiences. Though character is generally stable, psychologists understand that all of us are susceptible to being "nudged" by our environments.

How to Manage Talent in a Networked Age

Jacob Morgan | Posted 01.14.2015 | Business
Jacob Morgan

Organizations are struggling to find a new way of working with employees. Employees in the meantime are thinking of ways they can develop their careers while always keeping an eye on "the next best opportunity" to come their way.

Are You an Entrepreneur or Employee?

Alex Pirouz | Posted 01.14.2015 | Business
Alex Pirouz

Just because you are self-employed and own a business, doesn't make you an entrepreneur. The difference between an entrepreneur and a business owner is the mindset of how you go about building your business.

The Top 5 Reasons Employees Quit

Dr. Tiffany D. Sanders | Posted 01.13.2015 | Small Business
Dr. Tiffany D. Sanders

Employees leave when they perceive their work environment as an unhealthy one. Managers and employees must learn how their words and actions can set the tone for an unhealthy workplace, how to determine whether their department is on the verge of toxicity and how to implement techniques to boost morale and foster a healthy workplace.

Can Innovation Cause Inefficiencies?

Scott MacFarland | Posted 01.11.2015 | Business
Scott MacFarland

Is it possible that trying to be innovative has really turned your company or department in the other direction and caused Inefficiencies?

Drug Distributor Punishes Vets While Receiving Billions From VA

James P. Hoffa | Posted 01.11.2015 | Business
James P. Hoffa

McKesson Corp. is the nation's largest drug distributor and earns roughly $4 billion a year serving as the primary pharmaceutical vendor for the U.S. Department of Veteran's Affairs. But it doesn't pay employees like Claude Hickerson, a veteran himself, enough to afford health care.

Supporting #technologyandstuff

Jim Joseph | Posted 01.05.2015 | Business
Jim Joseph

We ask our employees to take responsibility for their work, and we empower them to act on behalf of our organization. That's all well and good when things are going fine, but the minute there's an upset or a mistake then the fingers come pointing out.

3 Misconceptions About Your Company's HR Professionals

Erin Daruszka | Posted 12.30.2014 | Business
Erin Daruszka

There are numerous misconceptions about the human resources function. I know this firsthand, because throughout my career, I have been in situations where I had to make unpopular choices for the greater good.