Sat.Nov 03, 2018

6 Team Building Ideas to Increase Employee Engagement

Quantum Workplace

The concept behind team-building is fantastic. The idea is to employees outside their normal activities, get them mingling with coworkers they don't normally interact with, and have fun while fostering teamwork. They give the workplace a nice employee engagement boost.

Why Many Employees Hate the HR and How You Can Turn this Situation Around


In a nutshell, most employees think of the HR as the police department of the business. “Do Do nothing wrong and you’re fine. Do something wrong and they start asking questions.”. Here are 12 reasons why most employees resent this “employee-friendly” department ( sarcasm alert ). #1

weekend free-for-all – November 3-4, 2018

Ask a Manager

This comment section is open for any non-work-related discussion you’d like to have with other readers, by popular demand. This one is truly no work and no school.). Book recommendation of the week: Family Trust , by Kathy Wang. I got an advance copy of this and I devoured it.


Pleasing And Appeasing Your Consumers From Day One

New to HR

Your number one job as a business owner is to keep your customers satisfied from the moment they engage with your business. This means grabbing their attention in a positive way through advertising, making their online experience on your website.

Live Webinar: How to Build a Strong Recruiting Pipeline in 2019

When your company is growing fast, there’s not a lot of spare time to vet prospective hires. Without the luxury of a careful, thoughtful and unhurried interview process for each and every role, you need to get smart about filling your recruiting pipeline. It’s all about finding and teeing up high-quality prospective candidates who align well with your company’s mission and are ready to hit the ground running, ramp quickly and thrive long-term. Join Elicia Hughey, VP of HR at Octave Music Group and the experts from Glassdoor and Newton to learn what it takes to build a strong pipeline by being as strategic as possible at every stage in hiring.

The Demands of the Google Walkout Explained

Evil HR Lady

On Thursday, thousands of Google employees walked out on their jobs to protest how the tech giant handles sexual harassment complaints. The organizers, Claire Stapleton, Tanuja Gupta, Meredith Whittaker, Celie O’Neil-Hart, Stephanie Parker, Erica Anderson, and Amr Gaber, made their demands known at The Cut. Unlike the coal miners in the 1800s, every Google employee could find a new job and walk away.

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How About Ditching the Annual Holiday Party?


Service projects, ‘mystery trips’ are among employers’ alternatives s the annual company holiday party still a thing? In recent years, many companies have downsized their holiday parties to less lavish affairs or hosted other types of events that replaced the traditional after-hours holiday soiree. The decision whether to host a holiday party may come down to cost or employee interest.