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.

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.


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.

Should Employee Feedback Be Banned?

Jason Lauritsen

For most of my adult life, I have bought into the conventional wisdom that feedback is critical to performance and growth. As individuals, we are taught to embrace feedback and treat it as a learning experience. As managers, we are told that giving feedback is part of our job. .

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ClickMechanic doubles the size of its company using Workable


The challenge. The solution. Fast growth prompting an urgent need to hire. Candidate data logged by different people on different spreadsheets. One ‘careers@’ inbox overflowing with resumes. Specialist talent needed for varying roles. Easy-to-use software everyone can use from day one.

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

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.

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


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!

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?

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


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


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.

Pitfalls Of Inclusion And Diversity Programs

HR C-Suite

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

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


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

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

The Art of Selecting Candidate Pre-Hire Assessments

Speaker: Melissa Dobbins, Founder & CEO, Career.Place

At the core of successful hiring practices is the fair and accurate evaluation of skills, abilities, knowledge and other criteria for a job. One powerful method to do this is through psychometric assessments. The right assessments used in the right way provide objective evaluation of criteria that are far more accurate than interviews alone. Unfortunately, choosing the wrong assessments or using assessments in the wrong way can lead to bad choices, biases, and even discriminatory practices that violate compliance standards.

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

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

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