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Give Your 'Prisoners' The Keys to the Front Door

Peter Aceto | Posted 01.28.2016 | Business
Peter Aceto

You know what they say about people: Give them the key to the door and they'll stay. Lock them up and the first thing they'll do is escape.

Internship. Check. Job Offer. Check. Career That Is Fulfilling...?

Garrett Mintz | Posted 01.26.2016 | College
Garrett Mintz

In high school, it was very clear of what to do to get to college. You get good grades. In college, it was very clear of what to do to get a job offer. You get good grades, internships and leadership positions in extracurricular activities. But what about pursuing a career that is fulfilling?

WTF Is Organizational Culture?

Garrett Mintz | Posted 01.19.2016 | Business
Garrett Mintz

Organizational cultures are not universally good or universally bad for every person. Just because two organizations have the exact same activities (i.e. casual Fridays and philanthropic events) doesn't mean that those activities are received the same way at each company by the employees.

Strive For Work-Life Blend, Not Balance

Michael Coates | Posted 01.19.2016 | Business
Michael Coates

While making sure to give time for yourself and family is the right motivation behind the division, this strict differentiation between "work" and "life" wrongly treats them as separate entities.

Which Tech Companies Have the Worst Interview Process?

Reuben Yonatan | Posted 01.17.2016 | Business
Reuben Yonatan

We identified trends in the interview processes and calculated the average length of time interviews took at each company. In addition to analyzing the hiring process, we also looked at the interviewees experience. Was it positive or negative? Hard or easy?

6 Ways Who I Am As A Person Has Molded My Leadership Style

Laura Mather | Posted 01.12.2016 | Business
Laura Mather

To those of you who are burgeoning leaders, I urge you to take some time to think about your strengths and weaknesses, and how the way your life has shaped you as a person impacts the way you lead your teams. It's important to understand all dimensions of ourselves and how they can help us be successful in leadership roles.

11 Steps to Launching Your Corporate Mentoring Initiative in 2016

Julie Kantor | Posted 01.05.2016 | Business
Julie Kantor

Want to drive retention at your company? It's time to start mentoring. Over the past few months, I have been writing extensively about the business c...

Three Things Forward-Thinking Companies Need to Know to Attract Millennial Independent Workers in 2016

Gene Zaino | Posted 01.05.2016 | Business
Gene Zaino

Millennials currently make up 30% of America's independent workforce. Within the next two years, they will become the largest generation of self-emplo...

Want to Keep Your Millennials -- Mentor Them

Julie Kantor | Posted 12.18.2015 | Business
Julie Kantor

Millennials tend to frustrate corporate America with a sense of 'entitlement.' It is widely viewed that they are 'coddled' by their Baby Boomer parents, told they could be anything, not willing to pay their dues.

It's a CEO's Job to Set People Up for Success

Peter Aceto | Posted 12.16.2015 | Business
Peter Aceto

It's my job to set people up for success. People, by nature, are good and want to contribute to something worthwhile. Leaders have to put their people in situations that will enable them to do that.

3 Careless Conversations That Can Threaten Your Small Business

Margaret Jacoby | Posted 12.01.2015 | Business
Margaret Jacoby

As a small business owner or supervisor, managing employee relations is a critical part of your job. But more than the obvious tasks associated with employee relations, every little thing you do -- every conversation you have with employees -- can either help or harm your business.

6 Leaders to Be Thankful for

Chester Goad, Ed.D. | Posted 11.24.2015 | Business
Chester Goad, Ed.D.

We all know a great leader when we see one, and to be sure bad leaders aren't hard to spot either. Leaders who are responsible, engaged, and effective may have different approaches, but there's no doubt they get the job done.

5 Crucial Considerations to Help You Better Steward Criticism

Chester Goad, Ed.D. | Posted 11.18.2015 | Business
Chester Goad, Ed.D.

We often discuss how to be better stewards of time, money, and resources, but have you ever considered the importance of stewarding criticism?

Why Managers MUST Focus on Emotional Intelligence

Jeff Fermin | Posted 11.13.2015 | Business
Jeff Fermin

A true leader must have enough emotional intelligence to gain an understanding of the people that are following their lead.

10 Essential Characteristics of a Wellness Coordinator

Alan Kohll | Posted 11.11.2015 | Business
Alan Kohll

Everyone does the job differently, and that's just fine. If you're going to manage your company's wellness program well, though, it'll help to work on these ten characteristics.

Human Resources, Your Days Are Numbered

David Hassell | Posted 11.03.2015 | Business
David Hassell

I am not talking about abolishing policies to avoid litigation or processes for implementing benefits, pay, and employee downtime. I am calling for the end of HR in the sense that we can no longer view people as company "resources" to be catalogued, attributed a value, and leveraged as replaceable cogs in the company machine.

Google Gives Up The Secrets To Creating A Great Workplace

The Huffington Post | Shane Ferro | Posted 11.17.2015 | Business

Google is sharing its HR knowledge with the world.  A new site launched Thursday, re:Work, is dedicated to sharing what one of the world's best ...

Your HR Scorecard: Grading Your HR Pillar on the 9 Most Important Variables

David Finkel | Posted 10.01.2015 | Business
David Finkel

I want to let you in on a business coaching secret - simple scorecards not only give you meaningful feedback, but more importantly, they automatically...

Marissa Mayer Bashing: Work-life Sour Grapes

Kenneth Matos | Posted 09.14.2015 | Business
Kenneth Matos

What we need is for people like Mayer to say publicly that they are not our role models; to recognize that while their own wealth of options make the work-life policies and laws that they oversee irrelevant to them, those systems are essential to the rest of us.

Is Education Bigotry a Thing?

Chester Goad, Ed.D. | Posted 09.09.2015 | Education
Chester Goad, Ed.D.

I've come to the troubling realization that people have found yet another bias that only serves to divide us. This bias lies in a new form of exclusionary bias or soft bigotry -- education bigotry.

3 Sure-Fire Ways to Undermine Your Leadership Integrity

Chester Goad, Ed.D. | Posted 08.26.2015 | Business
Chester Goad, Ed.D.

When you possess leadership integrity, people trust your decisions. They understand you have a vision, and because of your positive influence they take ownership in the plan, the process and the product.

9 Ways to Strengthen and Protect Your Online Credibility

Chester Goad, Ed.D. | Posted 08.21.2015 | Business
Chester Goad, Ed.D.

You may not realize it but if you are engaged in social media you are building a reputation. In fact you are quite possibly building one that will last a lifetime.

5 Ways Leaders Survive Election Season at Work

Chester Goad, Ed.D. | Posted 08.18.2015 | Business
Chester Goad, Ed.D.

Yes, election season is upon us, and believe it or not, it is possible to survive election cycles with your leadership integrity and the trust of your team intact. Use these five practical tips to avoid sabotaging your team's success with your own personal political biases.

Why Recruiters Fail and What Leaders Can Do About It

Ian Sephton | Posted 07.14.2015 | Business
Ian Sephton

Have you ever met an amazing recruiter? Perhaps you met one during an employment search or one who works for your organization and brings you top-flight talent. If it's the latter, hold on to him or her tightly because these people are hard to find.

3 Important Secrets HR Won't Tell You

Lisa B. Marshall | Posted 06.24.2015 | Business
Lisa B. Marshall

I'm sure you've heard of the Miranda Warning. Television crime dramas like Law and Order have told us: "You have the right to remain silent. Anything you say can and will be used against you in a court of law."