Sun.Oct 20, 2019

Management Development Programs Today Need to Add This Topic

HR Bartender

Forgive me for the cryptic title on today’s post. I won’t keep you in suspense. The answer is, management development should include “virtual” management of remote workers. My guess is that managers are being asked to supervise an increasing number of remote or virtual employees.

How Today’s Seven Top Tech Trends Are Transforming Work

Cornerstone On Demand

When asked to consider how technology is transforming the world of work, an HR executive may point to advancements in applicant tracking systems, the growth of on-demand learning platforms and better employee analytics.

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Everything You Need to Know About Job Application Trackers


Job application trackers or commonly known as Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS) are software applications designed to simplify your company’s recruitment process.

Do You Really Need An Office?

New to HR

It used to be a case that acquiring an office was a necessity for any business hoping to grow. Nowadays, technology has enabled many companies to thrive without office space – employees can be hired virtually, while face-to-face meetings with. The post Do You Really Need An Office?

Why (and How) to Switch to a New HR & Payroll Platform

Not all HR & payroll is the same, but it can look pretty similar. If your current platform isn’t meeting your needs, let us walk you through how to differentiate between providers and give you some tips on how to select a platform that works best for your business.

Do’s and Don’ts of Effective Informational Interviewing


Informational interviewing is a great strategy for professionals at various points in their careers. It is an effective way to network with people at specific organizations of interest, whether you’re just out of college or a seasoned professional.

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How the 34 Strengths Celebrate Their Birthday

Life and Work Blog

It's my birthday, so I got to thinking how my strengths might affect the way I want to celebrate, and how folks with other strengths may celebrate theirs. We've already considered how the strengths may do Disney World® and choose a baby name.


USCIS’s Cuccinelli Boasts Of Increasing Immigration Bureaucracy

Forbes Leadership Strategy

In a new press release, USCIS Acting Director Ken Cuccinelli boasted that the Trump administration has increased red tape and bureaucracy for U. companies

Get Established !!

Everyday People

Earlier this month, my wife and I celebrated our 30th anniversary of marriage. I’m very fortunate that Debbie said “Yes” three decades ago !! I mean it. We are very compatible because we’re opposites. As extroverted as I am, she isn’t.

Why Women Don’t Need To Play Golf To Make It Big In Business

Forbes Leadership Strategy

While barriers exist for women in business, female entrepreneurs are still able to use grit, leadership and resilience to achieve profitable growth


Candidate Screening Simplified

Speaker: Allen Samuel, Senior Sourcer & Serial Entrepreneur

When it comes to finding the right candidates for your company, you want to ensure that they are a good “fit.” By having an understanding of the job description, accurate skillset criteria and a short conversation with the hiring manager, you will be armed with the resources to quickly and effectively convert potential candidates to new hires. Join Senior Sourcer & Serial Entrepreneur Allen Samuel to learn the steps you should be taking in your candidate screening process.

Pitfalls Of Inclusion And Diversity Programs

HR C-Suite

Organizational and topical conversations are abuzz with these words - intersectional, diversity, and inclusive.

Are Your Employees Assets Or Liabilities? That Depends On What You Reward

Forbes Leadership Strategy

Solely rewarding behaviors that drive short-term corporate wins over long-term customer benefits can cause severe damage to a company's reputation

should I hire someone who’s unhappy with the salary, a coworker’s “people I need to hit” list, and more

Ask a Manager

It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. Should I hire a temp who’s unhappy with the salary? We’re looking for a temp to come in and cover one of my colleagues, Melisandre, who is going on extended medical leave because of pregnancy complications and then maternity leave. We’re expecting her to be gone six months. Melisandre has a blended role that involves high-level logistics as well as supporting several executives with their tasks.

Don’t Squander Your #GivingTuesday Campaign. Avoid These 5 Pitfalls.

Forbes Leadership Strategy

Every year, on the Tuesday after Thanksgiving, inboxes are likely to be inundated with barely distinguishable messages all vying for donors and prospects. Here's how to stand out

Wage Growth: The Last Employer Holdout to Attract Candidates

You get a job perk! And You get a job perk! Everyone gets job perks! While these perks may have helped get that stellar candidate’s foot in the door, this dynamic of severely low unemployment combined with a historically high job open rate continues with no immediate end in sight. Employers will do well to zero in on one lever many have been avoiding pulling: the almighty salary increase.

Psychopath Supervisors Make Psychopath Employees Stronger

Forbes Leadership Strategy

When an employee has high psychopathic traits, they have higher levels of wellbeing and lower levels of anger under abusive supervision than their non-psychopathic peers


How To Avoid A Common Confusion That Sinks Leaders And Stifles Startups

Forbes Leadership Strategy

Do you know the differences between projects and processes? More importantly, do you know how to lead the kinds of very different people who are attracted to each

5 Ways to Connect With Your Team on a Personal Level

Forbes Leadership Strategy

It’s easy to assume your teammates will stick around for the long haul, but you have to give them a reason to


Meghan Markle’s Courageous Reminder That All Women Struggle

Forbes Leadership Strategy

A new mom and newlywed to a member of the British royal family, the Duchess of Sussex held back tears in an interview when asked if she is okay


5 Culture Trends for 2019

As we approach 2019, major shifts in the work environment will continue to affect the ways companies do business. Companies that are looking to attract, engage, and retain top talent should leverage these trends to create workplaces where employees thrive.

The Lesson For All Leaders From Boris Johnson’s Bare Minimum Brexit Compliance

Forbes Leadership Strategy

Compliance may not be enough. Sometimes you need contribution or commitment

How Brands Can Strike The Right Balance Between Digital And Human Customer Service

Forbes Leadership Strategy

Checking the company’s website to find a number for customer support, he or she is met with a pop-up window that asks, “How can I help you today