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Enough of the Cloud Already, What Is Next for Enterprise Technology?

Richie Etwaru | Posted 03.31.2014 | Technology
Richie Etwaru

Business leaders interested in the future of enterprise technology should stop thinking of "the cloud" as a noun and start thinking about "clouding" as a verb.

WATCH: After Hearing This, You May Want To Quit Your Job And Work For Netflix

HuffPost Live | Posted 03.20.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

Netflix is a great way to kill a few hours with a binge-watching marathon, but it turns out the company is also a wonderful example for how to treat e...

Don't Leave Your Humanity at the Door; Take it Into Work With You!

Ann Fry | Posted 03.11.2014 | Impact
Ann Fry

As you know, I'm passionate (and concerned) about how people with major illness, like cancer, are treated at work. Along with that, of course, is how ...

HR Should Own Organizational Effectiveness

Ed Lawler | Posted 02.18.2014 | Business
Ed Lawler

What should the role of HR be in a corporation? It many respects, the answer is obvious and simple. It should take primary responsibility for providing input, advice, direction, and execution with respect to organization effectiveness.

Workplace Trends to Watch in 2014

Amanda Schneider | Posted 03.30.2014 | Business
Amanda Schneider

While younger generations entering the workforce are pushing the envelope even further on work life balance, they are often sacrificing pay for said balance. This is causing a shift.

7 Top Career Missteps to Avoid in 2014

Rajesh Setty | Posted 03.04.2014 | Business
Rajesh Setty

The new year celebrations are over and it is time to come to the real world. Here are 7 career missteps to avoid in 2014 1. Being Ignorant About ...

Performance Reviews And Keeping Your Self Worth

Sarina Tomel | Posted 02.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Sarina Tomel

Self-limiting beliefs have a way of coming up everywhere, even in the workplace; however, they don't have to get the best of us.

Best Business Partner? Your Dog.

Christine Deakers | Posted 02.19.2014 | Business
Christine Deakers

While Gen-Xers expect their careers to be more flexible with mobile and virtual teams, some in-office "disruptions" heighten and optimize creativity and workflow. One of the best additions to add to your company's HR program, science suggests, is to bring your dog to work.

Why Most Mentoring Programs Are a Waste of Time -- And How to Build the Next Generation of Beta Sponsorship

Dana Ardi | Posted 02.17.2014 | Business
Dana Ardi

Merely identifying and hiring people with the best skills isn't what will set the next generation of great companies apart from the competition. Rather the future will belong to the Betas, to those organizations that rely on collaboration and teamwork.

Culture Is Key to Innovation

Joseph Parker | Posted 02.09.2014 | Business
Joseph Parker

In today's workplace, the need to invest in culture is paramount.

Being Human vs. Getting Sued Is a False Choice in HR

Robert Hatta | Posted 11.20.2013 | Business
Robert Hatta

The candidates you want have options, including the job they already hold. It's hard enough to convince them to leave that job and join your company. Treating them like a number doesn't help the situation. Dragging them through a long, bureaucratic hiring process is like putting a customer on hold for 45 minutes.

Congratulations! You're Virtually Hired!

Corinne Mills | Posted 10.14.2013 | Business
Corinne Mills

If you thought that the recruitment process couldn't get any more "techy," one of my career coaching clients related their experience this week of a "virtual interview."

Make Performance Appraisals Change Friendly

Ed Lawler | Posted 10.06.2013 | Business
Ed Lawler

In addition to having the right structure and technology, a change friendly performance management system requires managers who are skilled in managing performance.

Don't Let Digital Communications Replace Middle Management

Gavin Megaw | Posted 07.08.2013 | Business
Gavin Megaw

Industry is hurting, and has been since 2008. With the resulting small uplifts in pay and cuts in benefits, many employees have become increasingly disengaged with their respective management teams.

Global Company Car Benefits -- An Essential Component of Key Talent Reward Programs

VisualNews.com | Posted 07.07.2013 | Business
VisualNews.com

After analyzing data from 89 markets worldwide, a new report by Mercer lists company car benefits as a key component in key talent retention programs, with brands such as Volkswagen, Ford, Toyota and Honda topping the list of cars offered to the most valued employees.

Stronger Together

Alison A. Quirk | Posted 04.29.2013 | Business
Alison A. Quirk

We are standing together, shaken but resolute, and I for one feel buoyed by an even stronger sense of community.

State Senate Could Vote On Bill With HUGE Privacy Implications

Kyle Hillman | Posted 06.24.2013 | Chicago
Kyle Hillman

While you should always separate work from personal, for efficiency sake and to sometimes just be a better employee you use a personal email or a social media profile to quickly respond to a work inquiry.

The Singapore Diaries... Part I

Tarun Sakhrani | Posted 06.16.2013 | Travel
Tarun Sakhrani

My earliest memories of Singapore date back to the early '90s when I took my first trip there with my parents. I still have the (scary) memory of the cab driver warning us about littering or jaywalking.

The Hiring Guru: When Hiring, Look for Products!

David Jensen | Posted 05.25.2013 | Business
David Jensen

Products are completed actions or activities taken to a final result or a "done deal." In other words, people need to prove having actually accomplished those things they've taken credit for.

How To Turn Your Hellhole Of A Company Into A Great Place To Work

Alan Henry | lifehacker | Posted 04.01.2013 | Small Business

There are some companies people would kill to work for, and you probably know already whether yours is one of them. At some companies, people love com...

Job References Are Pointless

Liz Ryan | Posted 04.24.2013 | Business
Liz Ryan

If we cared about talent in our organizations, we'd recruit differently. If we cared about talent, we'd scrap the early-twentieth-century recruiting process we follow in nearly every organization.

When HR Decisions Become Social Media Scandals

Alexandra Samuel | Posted 04.13.2013 | Small Business
Alexandra Samuel

Welcome to the challenges of HR in the social media age. It's no longer enough to pile your freshly-dismissed employees' belongings into a banker's box and march them out of the building.

Policies Are Evil

Liz Ryan | Posted 04.13.2013 | Business
Liz Ryan

If we care about quality, and energy, and trust, we'll talk about situations that arise, and handle them in context, the way people have done in every society since the dawn of time.

10 Reasons to Get Rid of Performance Reviews

Samuel Culbert | Posted 12.18.2012 | Business
Samuel Culbert

Why would any corporate executive allow this to continue? Why don't they put a stop to this destructive, intimidating practice, a practice that instills fear in employees and prevents open communication in the workplace? I wish I knew.

Why You Can't Outsource HR

Liz Ryan | Posted 02.04.2013 | Business
Liz Ryan

Real HR work is transformational: That's why it's fun, and why it's as strategic as your five-year plan, if not more so.