Back in March, I wrote about the revival of Will & Grace, though we all know it is really the Jack & Karen show. Over the years, we have seen the softer side of Karen Walker, which lies far (really far) below the surface of her martini-swilling, insult-slinging, pill-popping, Botox veneer. In the series revival, […]
With employee engagement being such a covered topic due to the benefits it provides to strategy development and overall business improvement, you would think that statistics in this area would be booming – unfortunately, that’s not the case.
In yesterday’s Advisor we looked at how technology is changing aspects of performance management like monitoring performance or coaching employees. Today we’ll look at how technology is changing the ability to develop evaluation reports, determine compensation, facilitate reporting and compliance, and more.
How ready is performance management for a total technological takeover?
While the holiday season can be a time of great joy and celebration, it also can be loaded with stress. Indeed, the pressures of preparing for the holiday and spending an inordinate amount of time in close quarters with friends and family can bring long-simmering feuds and frustrations to the surface. This concept is handled […]
by Dan Oswald The Japanese surprise attack at Pearl Harbor caught the U.S. military completely off guard. Months after the bombing in Hawaii, the U.S. military was still reeling and on its heels. American citizens were shocked by their country’s vulnerability as the Japanese brought the fight to them. Confidence in the U.S. military’s ability […]
The headlines rang out early Monday morning as many of us were preparing to leave home for work: DEADLIEST MASS SHOOTING IN US HISTORY. Coffee. IT WAS MADNESS. Toasted bagel. 50+ KILLED, MORE THAN 500 INJURED. Orange Juice. THERE WAS BLOOD EVERYWHERE. Sunday night at the highlight concert of the Route 91 Harvest Festival, 64-year-old […]
by Dan Oswald There’s an old story that goes like this: A man walks into a bar and asks the bartender for a glass of water. Instead, the bartender pulls out a shotgun and fires a shot, just missing the man. Satisfied, the man places a nice tip on the bar, turns, and walks out. […]
by Dan Oswald Let me apologize in advance, but today I’m going to write about the Chicago Cubs. On Saturday night, the Cubs clinched a trip to the World Series by defeating the Los Angeles Dodgers 5-0. It’s the first World Series trip for the Chicago baseball franchise since 1945. The 71-year drought had been […]
by Dan Oswald We’ve all heard the quote, “Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life.” I’m a firm believer in this. Life’s too short to toil away in a job you hate. So, I’ve always encouraged my kids to pursue their passions and then figure […]