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Economic Impact: Women, Monetary Worth, and the Role of HR in Enabling Financial Equity

Dr. Patricia Fletcher | Posted 02.15.2017 | Business
Dr. Patricia Fletcher

What does worth mean to you? That is the question Amanda Steinberg, poses in her new book, Worth It: Your Life, Your Money, Your Terms. Steinberg is a...

How To Successfully Resolve Conflicts In Your Company (1/2)

Thomas Buus Madsen | Posted 02.10.2017 | Business
Thomas Buus Madsen

A company can only be successful if people work together and help each other out. Of course, disputes between colleagues can never be avoided entirely...

Emotional Intelligence: The Secret Sauce That Makes A Good Leader

Thomas Buus Madsen | Posted 01.11.2017 | Business
Thomas Buus Madsen

Some people managers struggle with being good leaders and cannot understand why: They are experts in their fields, work hard, and communicate with the...

Communication: What You May Be Doing Wrong Without Even Realizing

Meghan M. Biro | Posted 12.23.2016 | Business
Meghan M. Biro

As a professional, you certainly know the importance of effective communication. Being an effective communicator is not only about the message, it's a...

A Look Ahead to Talent Acquisition in 2017

Paul Modley | Posted 12.20.2016 | Business
Paul Modley

If our world is defined by the climate of our politics, there's no denying that 2016 was a tumultuous year. Tensions are rising between global superpo...

Becoming a better leader: It's... complicated.

Thomas Buus Madsen | Posted 12.20.2016 | Business
Thomas Buus Madsen

People managers and human resources managers have the same goal: Both want people managers to be good at guiding, inspiring, and enabling their subord...

Boosting Employee Engagement: All You Need is ICE.

Thomas Buus Madsen | Posted 12.11.2016 | Business
Thomas Buus Madsen

If you came to this page thinking: "This can't be right...", your suspicions were absolutely justified: Of course we're not talking about actual froze...

5 Key Steps to Landing Your Dream Job

Molly Reynolds | Posted 11.09.2016 | Business
Molly Reynolds

No one said that landing your dream job was easy, but it doesn't have to be impossible either. If you sit whimsically back at your desk believing you'...

Employment: How to Deal with Employee Misconduct

Thomas Buus Madsen | Posted 11.09.2016 | Business
Thomas Buus Madsen

The best way to deal with employee misconduct is to prevent it. However, that's not always possible, even if you have implemented extensive measures t...

No is Not a Bad Word

Meghan M. Biro | Posted 11.01.2016 | Business
Meghan M. Biro

There's a saying in business: "If you want to get something done, give it to a busy person." But is that fair to the busy person? It makes sense that ...

Department of Labor Violates its Own Rule, Pays $7M

Sunil Rajaraman | Posted 10.24.2016 | Business
Sunil Rajaraman

If you don't think overtime compliance is a pressing issue for your company, you might want to reconsider. As it turns out, taking overtime for granted is a luxury that not even the US Department of Labor (DOL) itself can afford, according to its recent $7M settlement.

Recruitment: How to Pick the Right Person, part 2

Thomas Buus Madsen | Posted 10.13.2016 | Business
Thomas Buus Madsen

In part one of this series, we looked at the importance of a high-quality job description and carefully defined job requirements. In this second and l...

Thank You, Wells Fargo

Ed Lawler | Posted 10.05.2016 | Business
Ed Lawler

Wells Fargo, the largest U.S. bank, has provided us with a great example of the power of pay as a motivator. Its incentive program, which provided pay...

Which type of these 3 people are you?

Nick Jefferson | Posted 09.29.2016 | Business
Nick Jefferson

My Dad once told me that he thought there were three types of people in this world: There are the people who make things happen. There are the peop...

Recruitment: How to Pick the Right Person

Thomas Buus Madsen | Posted 09.29.2016 | Business
Thomas Buus Madsen

Finding the right people for your company is a difficult and time-consuming process. But it done right, your time and energy is well spent: Good recru...

Pay Changes: Making Sense Of The Nonsense

Ed Lawler | Posted 09.22.2016 | Business
Ed Lawler

It looks like 2017 will be another year when employees will get small "merit" pay increases. There is no evidence that inflation is picking up, and ev...

How to Kill Employee Engagement, Once and For All

Thomas Buus Madsen | Posted 09.16.2016 | Business
Thomas Buus Madsen

Did this headline give you pause? That's good. Of course, employee engagement is the secret sauce for every company's success in today's economic envi...

5 Dumb Mistakes HR Executives Make When Hiring

AJ Agrawal | Posted 08.16.2016 | Business
AJ Agrawal

The HR executive is always going to be a central part of the hiring process. If you're running a company, you need to make sure they're able to hire t...

R.E.S.P.E.C.T. - Golden Rules for Managing Diversity

Thomas Buus Madsen | Posted 08.04.2016 | Business
Thomas Buus Madsen

It has become common knowledge for companies that diversity isn't only something you promote as a lip service to positively shape your company's image but that diverse teams are actually more productive than teams where members are very similar to each other.

Using PR To Get Ahead In The HR And Small Business Sector

Catriona Pollard | Posted 08.02.2016 | Business
Catriona Pollard

It's the chicken and egg scenario so many new businesses face. They need sales to get off the ground, but they don't have the funds for big advertising and marketing campaigns. They know they need credibility and a great reputation to make sales, but they have none because they are just starting out.

Employer Reviews in the Age of Web 2.0

Thomas Buus Madsen | Posted 07.20.2016 | Business
Thomas Buus Madsen

For most people, it has become a standard behaviour on online shops and hotel booking websites: Before you make a decision, you read what other people have to say about the product or service in question. If the reviews of an offer are predominantly negative, its survival, at least online, is seriously in danger.

E-Recruitment Basics in a Nutshell

Thomas Buus Madsen | Posted 07.13.2016 | Business
Thomas Buus Madsen

Candidate sourcing is a long and expensive process. Online services and software providers promise to make this process more efficient. But how? We to...

3 Benefits Why You Should Use E-Recruitment Solutions

Thomas Buus Madsen | Posted 06.16.2016 | Business
Thomas Buus Madsen

Recruitment processes can be run more efficiently with dedicated online services and software solutions, saving you both time and money. Here's what the most common applications have to offer.

Training and Development: 5 Popular Misconceptions about Employee Trainings

Thomas Buus Madsen | Posted 06.08.2016 | Business
Thomas Buus Madsen

Most companies have realised that they need to invest in their employees if they want them to keep excelling at their responsibilities. But there are ...

4 Ways Employers Can Help Working Caregivers

Dayna Steele | Posted 06.03.2016 | Business
Dayna Steele

Statistics show that most employers aren't so accommodating when it comes to the millions of working Americans who are providing care for an aging friend or relative.