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Be Your Own Mentor and Make It Work

HR Bartender

Confession: I’m a Tim Gunn fan. Tim Gunn is the chief creative officer at Liz Claiborne and one of the mentors on the reality television program Project Runway. He’s known for telling designers to “Make it work!” during the competition.

Go Back to the Beginning to Understand Organizational Goals

ClearCompany HRM

“Clear organizational goals can drive employee efforts throughout the organization. But if employees do not know what the organization's goals are, those goals lose the ability they have to energize employees towards their achievement.

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The Many Facets of Social


Written by: Samantha Colby. When you hear the word social, what comes to your mind? For some it is the character trait that conjures up an image of a person who may be a social butterfly.

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5 Reasons Why Diversity Initiatives Fail (+ How to Save Yours)

Brazen HR

Efforts to i ncrease diversity in the workplace are nothing new. It’s widely acknowledged that more diverse workforces are better workforces , and most successful organizations have explicit diversity policies in place.

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.

Self-Management and No Management Are Two Different Things

HR Bartender

A while ago I published a series of posts on the principles of self-management. It’s become a popular topic of conversation because a number of organizations are implementing holacracy. While the terms are being used interchangeably, they really aren’t the same thing.

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Learning and Talent Objectives for 2016


Written by: Ray Eaton. 2015 was a good year for Talent Management as the shift has moved forward with better alignment of Learning, Development and Performance Management, making systems more talent focused.

What Forecasting Teaches Us About HR


You know I’m a big fan of Freakonomics. I talk about them fairly often. This is due in part to the nature of the content–it’s not explicitly about HR, recruiting, or business. It just ties in nicely with what we do, as you’ll see in this post.

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The iPad Pro Might Be a Laptop Replacement (At Least For Me)

HR Bartender

I’ve been doing more travel over the past year so I decided to upgrade my iPad to the Pro version. The reason? I must say that I’ve become quite spoiled with not having to travel with a laptop. Tablets are easier to travel with. And with a tablet, I can combine my professional and personal needs.

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Goals Series Part 3: Why Goals Fail

ClearCompany HRM

Welcome back to the ClearCompany Goals series! This month we’re talking all about goals and how to use them to drive your company and your employees to engaged and productive success.

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!

HotSchedules & PeopleMatter Partner to Create Workforce Management Platform


Leading hospitality technology companies announce multiphase partnership to integrate complementary applications into one platform. AUSTIN, TX and CHARLESTON, SC – Feb.

Looking for a reason to recognize employees? Look up.


We sometimes sit in amazement at the frequency with which we encounter employee recognition programs that aren’t tethered directly to a company’s enterprise strategy. Examples include recognition programs that reward values rather than behaviors that are linked to performance.

The Most Amazing Employee Benefit You’re Probably Not Using


Modern employees want to work for employers who care for their well-being. An employee assistance program (EAP) is a great employee benefit for giving employees and their family members who are. Visit site for full story. Employee Benefits employee assistance programs

The End of Management as We Know It: Q&A with Dr. Gary Hamel (Part 1)


What will it take to make our organizations more transparent and more collaborative? Are we focusing on the right skills to develop the next generation of leaders? How can we finally move beyond the 100-year-old, top-down—inhuman—management model?

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.

What Happens to Me When You are Recognized?


by Derek Irvine. Research is split on what happens to the motivation of people who see others get recognized. One solution is to simply recognize everyone. There is quite the interesting debate shaping up among researchers looking into the motivational potential of recognition.

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Why 360 Feedback?


Why 360 Feedback? Without feedback, we tend to invent our own reality. Using 360-degree feedback is a vital part of performance, growth, and development. Understanding ourselves and how we interact with others helps us understand the impact we have on those around us.

The 5 Types of Bosses Employees Hate Most


Employees don’t leave companies; they leave bosses. You may have heard this old business adage before. But what types of bosses do people leave? And, more importantly, are you one of them? The diva I. Visit site for full story. Leadership Horrible Bosses

Rewrite Your Talent Onboarding Story In 7 Game-Changing Steps

ExactHire HR Trends

Once upon a time there was a talented, optimistic marketing professional named Simon. An exciting, fast-growth technology firm was fortunate enough to woo Simon during a flashy interviewing process and he was pleased to accept its offer of employment shortly thereafter.

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

The Fourth Industrial Revolution Is… Human


by Lynette Silva. Recognize This! – The Fourth Industrial Revolution shouldn’t be about preserving our humanity, but letting our humanity guide and direct the revolution and its outcomes. Do you follow news out of the World Economic Forum ?

9 Things To Consider When Recognizing Remote Employees

Get Hppy

Even if managing remote employees is becoming a more widespread phenomenon, many leaders stills struggle with one of its key aspects – employee recognition. It doesn’t matter whether employees work on-site or remotely – obviously, they need to be engaged and motivated all the same.

Are You Still Courting Your Employees? 5 Ways to Keep the Spark Alive


February is a month dominated by love, mostly thanks to one particular holiday celebrating all things red, chocolate and romantic. However, one very important relationship doesn’t always get the. Visit site for full story. Management Practices employee engagement Valentine's Day

When HR and Hiring Managers Clash


The relationship between HR and hiring managers, specifically when it comes to filling open positions, can be complicated. HR professionals work diligently to find and screen candidates, only to get pushback from managers about the quality or quantity of applicants.

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.

HR Tech and Relocation News: What You Need to Know

UrbanBound HR

Want to catch up on the top HR tech and relocation news from the week? Technology HR


Seeing the Full Spectrum of Recognition


By Derek Irvine. Recognize This! — There are people at work whose contributions we might miss. A culture of recognition helps to make sure we don’t. I came across a recent New York Times Corner Office article with Walt Bettinger.

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Recruiting “Leftovers”

HR Hardball

Even as kids we all realized something… when you ask “what’s for dinner?” ” and the answer is “ leftovers, ” Mom was out of time, patience, or energy. No matter the reason, dinner was going to be, as they say, “sub-par.” ” Edible?

When HR and Hiring Managers Clash


The relationship between HR and hiring managers, specifically when it comes to filling open positions, can be complicated. HR professionals work diligently to find and screen candidates, only to get pushback from managers about the quality or quantity of applicants.

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.