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Human Resources Management

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...

Be Proactive: Five Steps To Best Support Transgender Employees

Grace Anne Stevens | Posted 09.07.2016 | Queer Voices
Grace Anne Stevens

I ask you, as a diversity leader within your company to learn that one's gender identity is just another form of diversity, and you should be prepared to support any and all of your employees who choose to come to terms with inner challenges they may have dealt with in secret all of their lives.

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...

Build For The System

Marc Prine | Posted 06.22.2016 | Business
Marc Prine

Why is your one competitor always first to market with a new innovation? Why is one of your business units routinely beating expectations? These questions are plaguing your business every single day. How can a team that has stayed the same continue to compete when everything around them is changing? I thought change is supposed to be good!

How To Develop A Company Culture Of Feedback?

Dr. Michelle Rozen | Posted 06.21.2016 | Business
Dr. Michelle Rozen

When we talk about developing a company culture of feedback, we have to differentiate between feedback and criticism. The main difference between the ...

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: 4 Ways to Boost Employee Performance

Thomas Buus Madsen | Posted 05.18.2016 | Business
Thomas Buus Madsen

Many factors influence the success of any company: its competitive environment, the quality of its products or services, its name recognition. One factor, however, stands above all of them: the people who work there -- the employee performance.

On Descending Company Cultures and the Importance of a Healthy Organizational Culture

Dr. Michelle Rozen | Posted 04.19.2016 | Business
Dr. Michelle Rozen

The goal of enhancing company culture should be at the heart of every organization. We often see a company's culture as its personality, and as a resu...

Pick Me, Pick Me: How to be a TOP CANDIDATE with Executive Recruiters

Mark Wayman | Posted 04.13.2016 | Business
Mark Wayman

My name is Mark Wayman, and for the last twelve years I have owned an Executive Recruiting firm focused on gaming and high tech. Compensation starts a...

How to Find Great People

Ellen Rohr | Posted 03.18.2016 | Business
Ellen Rohr

"I can't find any good people to work for me." This is the #1 lament I hear from business owners.

17 Great Technologies To Help You Find And Perk Your Employees

Gene Marks | Posted 03.15.2016 | Business
Gene Marks

Looking to find and keep good employees in these days of low unemployment and competition for skilled workers? These 17 technologies will help. Recru...

The Relationship Between Rocket Science and Human Resource Management

Brian Cheung | Posted 03.06.2016 | Science
Brian Cheung

It's too early to tell but if Bezos and Musk can prove themselves to be the great creators of our generation, these undeniably demanding work environments will be validated as its own innovation, one independent of the ingenuity that gave us online shopping, electric cars and rockets to outer space.

Time to Hire? 6 Characteristics of a Human Resources Leader

Margaret Jacoby | Posted 02.16.2016 | Business
Margaret Jacoby

There's a dramatic shortage of quality leaders in the human resources industry today. Even worse, many executives don't understand what sets apart a g...

Hiring the 'Hidden Heroes' Behind our Veterans

Kyra Cavanaugh | Posted 11.06.2015 | Business
Kyra Cavanaugh

Last month, I spoke at the Supporting Military Caregivers at Work and at Home Conference featuring the Honorable Elizabeth Dole (in conjunction with the "Hiring Our Heroes" initiative by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation).

If You Want a Better Job, Ditch Your Resume

Hippo Reads | Posted 09.01.2016 | Business
Hippo Reads

A growing number of studies are revealing how ineffective, damaging, and potentially discriminatory resumes can be in the job application process. Here are four reasons we need to ditch the resume and find a better way to hire.

5 HR Solutions for Recognizing Employees That Won't Break the Bank

Margaret Jacoby | Posted 08.31.2016 | Business
Margaret Jacoby

All right, so you want to do some employee recognition and make sure people who work hard get properly rewarded. Most employees want to know that their efforts on your behalf are noticed, and few things are more depressing than the belief that the company doesn't care about them.

Want to Reduce High Employee Turnover in Your Small Business?

Margaret Jacoby | Posted 08.18.2016 | Business
Margaret Jacoby

When running your own business, it's imperative that you keep up to date with today's latest labor availability rates. You'll also want to look at your turnover rate and see how it compares with your competitors.

There Is No Trade-Off Between Profit and Purpose

Alex Edmans | Posted 08.17.2016 | Business
Alex Edmans

Social responsibility is not immediately appreciated by the stock market and -- like any long-run investment -- takes many years to pay off. Thus, investors should not evaluate companies according to whether they meet quarterly earnings targets, but instead take a long-term view.

Where's the Mental Health First Aid Kit?

Dustin DeMoss | Posted 07.29.2016 | Business
Dustin DeMoss

Programs like Mental Health First Aid are elevating mental health in the national discourse.

The Transformation of T-Mobile: Re-engineering HR for the Future of Work

Jacob Morgan | Posted 06.25.2016 | Business
Jacob Morgan

It is rare to talk to such a large organization that has literally re-invented the HR function and what it means to work there. So take a moment to listen to this exciting podcast with Ben Bratt at T-Mobile.

Why Human Resources Is Dead

Jacob Morgan | Posted 06.08.2016 | Business
Jacob Morgan

The idea of thinking of employees as capital assets is antiquated, but for many it's not enough to simply talk about how HR is changing and what the new role of HR is. Companies are dropping the term "human resources" altogether and are shifting towards more "people centric" terms.

#TheFuturein5 Episode 37: HR and IT Are the Two Sexiest Job Functions

Jacob Morgan | Posted 05.15.2016 | Business
Jacob Morgan

These two departments are typically seen as being the most frustrating, legacy, not evolving, not modern, and not being cool -- the exact opposite of sexy.

Are You Ready to Become Obsolete? What I've Learned About Continuous Reinvention

Josh Bersin | Posted 06.13.2015 | Business
Josh Bersin

One of the most important skills I have found in leaders and candidates is what is often called "learning agility." Learning Agility, a term coined by psychologists, simply describes your ability to rapidly learn new things.