my coworker is lying about attending meetings, I need to fire a volunteer, and more

Ask a Manager

My coworker is lying about attending meetings. My fellow coworker, who is also a director in my unit, is supposed to attend a weekly meeting on marketing and report back to our staff. I have noticed that this director really couldn’t answer many of my questions about the marketing meetings when I would follow up with her reports. The head of Marketing told me that no one from our unit has attended the weekly meetings in six months.

Meet Graham Younger, Namely’s President & CRO


I studied Computer Science at University in Birmingham, England, and then I had the honor of attending Stanford Graduate Business School. Then, in 2005, I moved to the US with a British software company called Cramer. SuccessFactors was acquired by SAP for $3.6B, which was the highest multiple for a SaaS company at the time. So the first time I was paid for work was installing home security systems as a kid! This isn’t your first time working in the HR space.

FMLA Leave When Foster Care Leads to Adoption


FMLA/CFRA would apply, not just to the time after the child is placed in the home of your employee, but also for preliminary foster care program requirements. Any time that an employee is involved in foster care program requirements, the FMLA would apply.

Don’t Tell Employees Why the Company Culture is Great

HR Bartender

Benson started with Cirrus Logic in 1995 as their director of marketing and communications and expanded her role to vice president of human resources in 2005. At the time, the company was facing challenges attracting, engaging, and retaining talent.

Developing An Intentional Learning Culture

HR Bartender

If you wanted to become a flight attendant, you attended inflight training in Dallas before being assigned a ‘base’ (aka home city) in our network. Once a leader has attended LSS, they often are so enthusiastic about the learning that they request their whole team go through the MBTI.

Work-at-Home Success in 5 Easy Steps


According to the 2017 State of Telecommuting report released by Global Workplace Analytics, the number of people telecommuting in the US increased 115% between 2005 and 2015. Time management software lets you track your work hours and evaluate how you’re spending your day.

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The Power of Building An External Network


We all know that we should be networking; even those of us who hate the very idea are at least vaguely aware that there’s some established benefit to meeting other people in our fields, people who might introduce us to great opportunities down the line. Many of us like to think of ourselves as open-minded and hungry to meet lots of different people with interesting ideas. Regardless of generation or industry, most professionals prefer to meet face-to-face.

How to Build Culture in a Telecommuting Environment

HR Cloud

That might not sound like much but telework grew a whopping 80% from 2005 to 2012. Take the time to define, articulate, and hire for the personal attributes that often make people successful in remote work situations such as self-motivation, flexibility, and the ability to focus.

The Three Eras of Knowledge Management - Summary

Conversation Matters

Before that time knowledge was typically considered the province of training and was thought of as an individual capability. However by 2005 the limitations of even this expanded perspective on organizational knowledge began to be recognized: 1.

What We Can All Learn from Successful Virtual Teams


According to one report, remote work increased 159% between 2005 and 2017, and that pattern has only continued. Their desks and offices are side-by-side, they catch up over coffee breaks, and they attend face-to-face meetings when it’s time to collaborate.

Disability Discrimination: Terminated Cancer Survivor’s ADA Claim Fails, Part 1

HR Daily Advisor

In 2005, she took the position of senior patient services specialist and again communicated her disability to her hiring supervisor. From roughly 2005 to 2008, she often took medical leave for medical appointments. of available time to work over the previous year. start time.

Rising Stars Bob, Gus and Ernie of Ink to Spill: “Empathy is one of the greatest gifts we can give and receive through music”

Thrive Global

BOB: I have a full time career in another profession, so for me this is a moonlighting project. Having a family based in Chicago but spending significant time in Paris as well requires me to spend more time at home but still create viable opportunities to make music.

The Heartbeat of the Organization

Conversation Matters

They go in order to meet with others to talk together about the planning and coordination issues their team or department is facing. They meet to have conversation. Those periodic face-to-face meetings are the heartbeat of the organization. In between face-to-face meetings, distributed organizations need to make effective use of the many social networking tools now available, such as, webinars, chat, blogs, teleconference, Skype and Google Hangout.

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Why Knowledge Management Didn’t Save General Motors: Addressing Complex Issues By Convening Conversation

Conversation Matters

To date, Knowledge Management has primarily been in the service of cost cutting or its twin, time saving. The realization about how my own work is changing has led me to think that the time is ripe to move KM to a new level and has encouraged me to write this post.