Fri.Jul 26, 2019

Breaking Down the Onboarding Style of Steve Ballmer, Former Leader at Microsoft.

The HR Capitalist

I'm over at my other site today - Fistful of Talent - talking about the leadership style of former Microsoft leader Steve Ballmer. Ballmer is retired and now owns the Los Angeles Clippers, and his leadership style was on full display earlier this week.

The 10 Reasons Why People Change Jobs [By Industry Experts]


People are willingly switching their jobs at an alarming rate and it’s not just millennials. When a person changes jobs it costs their former company 1.5-2x that person’s salary on average.

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6 Company Culture Videos to Inspire Your Recruiting Strategy

The Muse

Company culture videos are an effective and creative way to show top talent what makes your workplace uniquely great. Check out these six examples from companies that found the right story to share with candidates. Employer Resources

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10 Leadership Qualities to Look for When Hiring a Manager


Managers have the power to make or break their organizations. While great leaders encourage their employees to reach their full potential and help their organizations surpass their goals, terrible dictators discourage workers to the point they want to jump ship. And many of them do.


Why Smoking Costs Employers More Than They Realize

Your employees are smoking, and at a cost of $7,000 per year for each employee who smokes, that adds up - fast! This free report will show you how an effective cessation program pays for itself.

Managing performance in the new workforce ecosystem

Bersin with Deloitte

Posted on July 26, 2019. Organizations today are dealing with the evolving needs of the new workforce ecosystem that ranges from full-time workers to freelancers and gig workers.

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Why Stay Interviews Are the New Exit Interviews


As an HR professional, you probably know that communication is one of your most powerful tools. From an employee’s first day, it’s your job to facilitate an environment in which he or she can thrive. When employees do choose to leave the company, exit interviews often shed light on what went wrong.

The Secret to Equal Pay? Representation at the Top.


The secret to eliminating the pay gap could be more intuitive than you think. It’s not news that America has a pay equity problem. Per the latest figures , women earn an average of 80 cents for every dollar earned by men. Non-majority women are at an even steeper disadvantage.

Supporting Your Employees on Long Business Trips

Take It Personel-ly

Traveling long distances to meetings and conferences can take its toll on employees, and ensuring they have the right support on these journeys will affect the overall success of the trip.

Nontraditional Talent Pools & How to Tap Into Them


No matter which way you look at it, recruiting is hard work – especially in 2019. The jobs are plenty, the job seekers are few, and diversity is top of mind at many organizations.

2020 Report: The Future of HR

Paycor asked more than 500 leaders of medium and small businesses to talk about the present and future of HR. Download the guide and see what they said. Their responses will surprise you!

China Retreats Globally

Forbes Leadership Strategy

China has pulled back on its overseas investments. It will not likely return to its former free-spending ways any time soon


How Algorithms Are Changing The Face of HR


Thanks to technology, the business world continues to move faster and faster. In this world of constant innovation, the most successful organizations are those that. People Data & Analytics

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20 Most Dangerous Places For Women Travelers

Forbes Leadership Strategy

The new Women’s Danger Index ranks the world’s most dangerous countries—and the U.S. is in the top 20


Death by 1,000 Processes


What is holding you back from delivering for your customers and growing your business? Your time is precious. You are wasting that precious time with manual, error prone email, spreadsheet s , and paper processes.

Protecting Organizational Culture and Wellbeing During a Global Pandemic

Download Gallagher’s report to discover best practices for sustaining corporate culture, identify opportunities for building engagement, and understand the value of investing in your organization’s greatest asset — its people.

Why You Want Mavericks In Your Team (And How To Manage Them)

Forbes Leadership Strategy

Innovation requires those who think differently and have the belief to force their ideas through, yet such individuals are notoriously hard to manage. Sport offers a number of examples of why mavericks are so important and how they can be successfully managed

How to Balance Artificial Intelligence and Decision-Making in HR


This is not the first time we have discussed artificial intelligence in the Inside HR Tech column , and it quite likely won’t be the last time.

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Office 365 Collaboration: Which Tool to Use When?


Office 365 is one of the most widely used business applications in the workplace, providing a wealth of applications that allow staff to work collaboratively, increase engagement and be more productive.

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#WorkTrends: How to Take Control of Your Career as an “Employeepreneur”


We’ve all had those moments. You’re sitting at your desk, frustrated with your job, wondering just why your coworkers seem so happy. Are they crazy? Are you? Well, maybe a few of them are, but they can’t all be.

Preparing for the Workplace of the Future: HR’s Role

Speaker: Robin Schooling, Managing Partner, HR + People Strategy, Peridus Group

Join Robin Schooling, Managing Partner, HR + People Strategy with Peridus Group, to learn what you can do now to prepare yourself and your organization for the future workplace while simultaneously solidifying HR’s impact as a strategic and influential leader for business success

Half The World Away: How To Manage A Growing, Global Team

Forbes Leadership Strategy

In the not-too-distant past, putting together a high-performing team was, in terms of logistics, pretty simple. All you had to do was find the best candidates, hire them, and put them to work together in relative proximity. But the technological revolution of the late 20th to early 21st Century

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10 Reasons why Customer Advocacy matters!


“Nike makes the best running shoes in the world”- says Nike. How would that feel for a potential customer? Not much, because they know Nike is trying to sell. The same sentiment, when shared by many customers, will make it easy for a potential customer to make a buying decision.

Cafe Classic: Solving Real World Pay Problems with Motivational Theory (Yes We Can)

Compensation Cafe

Editor's Note: Theories comes in handy sometimes, even in the real world and with real people problems. Classic truth this. Make sure you have one or two in your everyday toolbox. . Theory can come in handy for our day-to-day compensation work.

Why do you need to automate Hr Process?


Human resources planning team in any business is the heart of its growth. Want to know how? Well, the answer is self-evident. Leaving the top order of the company, all the resources working for most of the growth activity is an outcome of hr process.

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How to Activate Employee Voice to Create and Sustain a Speak Up Culture

This whitepaper details how leaders can shift into an ‘action mindset’ that allows for growth and change at every level of your organization. Speak Up cultures promote productivity, improve retention efforts, and create positive employee engagement.

weekend free-for-all – July 27-28, 2019

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: Mrs. Everything , by Jennifer Weiner.


The Automated Future: Amazon Is Ready.Are You?

Forbes Leadership Strategy

Knowing that automation and other technologies will soon transform its work and workforce, Amazon recently announced it will invest $700 million to provide “upskilling training” for 100,000 of its employees between now and 2025

How Leaders Can Enable And Empower Their People To Perform Their Best

Forbes Coaches Council

Stop controlling and micromanaging your employees’ performance. Instead, enable and empower them


Want To Engage Influencers To Boost Your Brand? Here Are 13 Tips To Help

Forbes Leadership Strategy

Members of Forbes Agency Council share strategies for finding an partnering with an influencer to boost your brand

Does Your Workforce Have the Talent DNA for the Digital Future?

With the increasing adoption of automation and data-driven technologies, the workforce is changing rapidly — regardless of whether we’re prepared to face it. Keeping up with the velocity of change is vital to success, and that means building digital readiness into the DNA of your organization so your workforce is ready to face an uncertain and constantly changing future.