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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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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.”

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


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.

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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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.

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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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.

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

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!

#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.

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

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.

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


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.

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.

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.

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

#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.

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

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

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).

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


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.

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.

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.

In battle of PGA v. ADA, golfer John Daly gets an accommodation

HR Morning

Turns out even the PGA (the Professional Golfers Association) falls under the auspices of the ADA (the Americans with Disabilities Act), which apparently offers no mulligans the second time around. According to the published reports, pro golfer John Daly has been granted permission by the PGA to ride in a cart during competition in this week’s PGA Championship at Bethpage Black, on Long Island, NY. .

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

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.