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How to Hire for Cultural Fit and Retain 86% of Employees


Retention starts with hiring ! By learning how to hire for the cultural fit you can prevent your existing employees from jumping ship and build a high-retention environment from scratch. Read More. Culture and People

The 6 Phrases For Better Communication Skills

Forbes Leadership Strategy

As a Leadership and Culture Coach, I help clients use the most effective words to get the result they want with others. My father was skilled at human relations, and I found the below “course” digging through my late father’s belongings. Here’s the shortest course you’ll find in Human Relations

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Key Takeaways from HR Festival Asia, Singapore 2019


What an amazing event it was! The two days, May 8-9, 2019, witnessed thousands of attendees at the event, making it a huge success. It was a learning platform which showcased the latest happenings in the HRTech industry.

Inspiring Women in Food: Overcoming Challenges, Finding Success

Forbes Leadership Strategy

As women are celebrated around the world this month, it is important to highlight the strength and courage women show in the face of adversity. This article is focused on sharing the story of two strong and inspiring women who found success after facing some of life most difficult challenges


New Report Helps Attract, Retain and Reward Top Talent

The 2019 Best-in-Class Benchmarking Analysis explores what top employers are doing differently to stand out in healthcare cost control and HR management. Use these insights to build a better workplace and confidently position your organization for success.

What Employers Need To Know About Marijuana Legalization

HR C-Suite

As with many laws in the United States, the regulations regarding the use of marijuana, both for recreational and medical purposes, are rapidly evolving.

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my boss told me to be friendlier to my ex-BFF, interviewer seemed uninterested in me from the start, and more

Ask a Manager

It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. My boss told me to be friendlier to my ex-BFF. I work in a tiny company (three people, including me) that rents office space from a slightly larger small company (15-20 people).

Mothers Are Leaders. So Mothers Must Tell Stories!

Forbes Leadership Strategy

As a leadership storyteller, I help leaders build relationships, credibility and impact via stories. That includes leaders’ impact and relationships at home, where many of us are raising up the next generation of leaders

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#SHRM19 Speaker Spotlight: Q&A with Tim Sackett – The Future of HR Technology: How it Will Impact You and Your Organization


I’m not sure how you introduce a well-known Talent Acquisition Guru like Tim Sackett! I’ve been following Tim for quite some time now and have enjoyed reading his book, The Talent Fix: A Leader’s Guide to Recruiting Great Talent.

How Work-Life Employee Benefits Can Actually Save You Money

Forbes Leadership Strategy

Work-family conflict can result in a high turnover rate in your business. Work-life employee benefits mean healthier, more productive, and happier employees

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.

New Feature Launch: Engagedly Introduces Engagedly Academy!


Engagedly Launches Engagedly Academy For Its Users : This feature focuses on creating awareness about the HR industry trends and its best practices and familiarizes its users with Engagedly’s HR philosophy. Engagedly has introduced a new feature […]. Feature Launch

Why Breaking Up Facebook Doesn't Solve Our Most Pressing Social Media Problem

Forbes Leadership Strategy

This week, Chris Hughes, a co-founder of Facebook, delivered a dramatic and dire diagnosis of threats his former company poses to our society. Much of his assessment is accurate and troubling but it does not solve the threat of disinformation

How the ‘at-will’ myth can leave employers exposed

HR Morning

The vast majority of states operate under the “at-will” doctrine of employment, which gives both employers and employees the right to terminate a working relationship at any time, for any reason – or for no reason at all. But misunderstandings about the at-will doctrine often gives supervisors a false sense of security: “Hey, we’re operating on an at-will basis here. If I want to fire ’em, I fire ’em. I don’t need a reason.”

Why Millennial And Gen Z Employees Are Really Leaving You

Forbes Leadership Strategy

There is generally a lot of employee turnover; Here's how you can avoid that with the Millennial and Gen Z employees


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.

#SHRM19 Q&A: Jonathan Segal on HR & Sexual Harassment


The 2019 SHRM Annual Conference & Exposition (#SHRM19) is just around the corner and one of the speakers I always make time to see is Jonathan Segal. This isn’t just because he is a genuinely delightful human being who also is a champion for animal rights.

H-1B Visa Court Case Could Curtail Restrictive USCIS Policies

Forbes Leadership Strategy

A federal judge could restrict USCIS from denying H-1B petitions for IT services companies that place employees at customer sites

Star Employees: How to Keep Overachievers Shining at Work

A Slice of HR

"To be successful, the first thing to do is fall in love with your work." " ~ Sister Mary Lauretta After that incredible Oscar duet by Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper, I had to jump right on the bandwagon and watch A Star is Born.* The chemistry was undeniable.

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Inspiring Women in Food : Overcoming Challenges, Finding Success

Forbes Leadership Strategy

As women are celebrated around the world this month, it is important to highlight the strength and courage women show in the face of adversity. This article is focused on sharing the story of two strong and inspiring women who found success after facing some of life most difficult challenges


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.

Tips to Improve Your Employer Brand

New to HR

Employer branding is a term referring to how potential employees see your company in terms of being a place to work. For years, employers were somewhat in the driver’s seat when it came to hiring because unemployment was stubbornly high.

Fathers Are Quitting Their Jobs To Help Grow Wives' Businesses

Forbes Leadership Strategy

Meet the couples, with kids, where the dad has quit his career to help grow his partner’s business - is this the answer to a harmonious work-life balance for parents

#SHRM19 Speaker Spotlight: Building an Army of One as an HR Department of One with Melanie Booher and Colleen Pfaller


HR Departments of One (HRDOO’s) don’t want to miss this 2019 SHRM Annual Conference & Exposition (#SHRM19) session, " Building and Army of One as an HR Department of One " with Colleen D. Pfaller , Founder/Talent partner , A Slice of HR and Melanie D.

Can Amazon Be Disrupted?

Forbes Leadership Strategy

It’s interesting how some refer to the concept of a disrupter. Some see the label as a badge of honor. Others see it as a derogatory description of a company who wreaks havoc on the marketplace. However you view it, you can’t ignore it. Competition will always be a part of business

Compliance Continuity: Monthly Guidance to Sustain Your Organization's Wellbeing

Natural disasters can result in evacuations, work stoppages, and other disruptions for your employees. With advanced planning, employee benefits can help sustain the overall wellbeing of your workforce before, during, and after a natural disaster.

5 ways talent management software can eliminate performance review mistakes

HR Morning

Performance reviews are a stressful event for both managers and employees. They can range from awkward conversations to pointless feedback to ugly HR nightmares. And a bad review system doesn’t just hurt employee performance. It can have serious consequences for morale and turnover too. Studies show that after a performance review one in five employees report being so upset they cried, while one in three immediately start looking for a new job.

HRA or HSA? Which account is it? 

Benefit Resource Inc.

HRA or HSA? It seems like a simple enough question. But, Health Reimbursement Accounts (HRAs) and Health Savings Accounts (HSAs) prove to be a little mind boggling for people. Many people overlook the key benefits, or confuse HRAs and HSAs with FSAs. For the most part, people tend to understand Medical FSAs. With a Medical FSA, you make an election. Then, on the first day of the plan year, you can access the election and use it on eligible medical expenses.

Are you ready for intern season?

HR Morning

It’s almost intern season – when college students are out for the summer and look to build their resume. You’ll recall that last year, the DOL dropped its strict “six-factor test” for determining whether an intern qualifies as an employee entitled to at least minimum wage and overtime pay, under the FLSA. Under this test, the DOL considered all interns to be employees unless each of the very specific factors in the test were met.

Undercover Boss

Working Girl

Are you an undercover boss wondering what employees really think about you? Check out these helpful tips from Starkiller Base Commander Kylo Ren as he shares his personal journey to connect with his employees. executive presence human capital management human resources leadership talent management

The CFO Playbook: 10 Metrics to Transform Your HR Team

CFOs are losing faith in HR’s ability to solve problems with data. Discover the metrics your HR team needs to measure to become more data-driven.