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.


COVID-19 Return to Workplace Guide: Reopening Facilities Following a Pandemic

Download the Gallagher Better WorksSM Insights COVID-19 report for information, new survey results and resources to help you recognize opportunities, minimize risk and confidently navigate the challenging road ahead.

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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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.

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.

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?

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.

Get a Better Handle on Your Remote Workforce

During these uncertain times, more employees are working remotely than ever before. Form I-9 completion for remote employees can be particularly challenging for HR teams. Download this eBook from Equifax Workforce Solutions to help navigate offsite Form I-9 compliance.

Pitfalls Of Inclusion And Diversity Programs

HR C-Suite

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

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 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


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


ABCs of Data Normalization for B2B Marketers

Data normalization. It’s not a far stretch to suggest that the topic isn’t exactly what gets marketers excited in their day-to-day workflow. However, if lead generation, reporting, and measuring ROI is important to your marketing team, then data normalization matters - a lot. In this eBook, we’ll break down the ins and outs of data normalization and review why it’s so critical for your marketing strategies and goals!

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

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

How to Keep Employees Engaged and Connected in the New Normal of Remote Working

Speaker: Elena Valentine, CEO, Skill Scout

The way we conduct work has completely changed. Before the pandemic, remote working or a few work from home days were allowed for certain employees. Now, remote working is our new normal. We have had to align our business to make sure that our employees are productive and have the necessary resources to succeed. But, did we make sure that they still feel connected with the rest of their team? Join Elena Valentine, CEO of Skill Scout, to learn how to make employee engagement a top priority even when everyone is working remotely.

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

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