Artificial intelligence (AI) is great for getting tedious, mundane tasks off your plate, but could voice-activated AI platforms—like Amazon’s Alexa and Google Assistant—help you find that purple squirrel?
From an employer and HR standpoint, people science refers to the process of using data about the workforce to make better decisions about the people in it. Basically, it uses both data and analytics about the people in the organization to gain valuable insights and understand better why employees make the choices they do. These […]
A manager’s role in coaching and developing people has increasingly become a high priority for organizations today. In a fast-paced and complex environment, managers serve as the key conduit between an organization and its staff, helping employees continuously align to changing performance standards, learn new skills, grow in their careers, and much more.
As more American workers take to the gig economy to supplement their income, many recruiters are coming out in favor of side gigs, saying the skills and experiences learned through this extra work are a great boost for candidates’ résumés.
When an employee comes to you with the news that he or she has gotten a competing job offer and is about to give his or her notice and take the new job, what is your reaction? Do you always let the employee walk away without further conversation? Does the answer change depending on whether […]
There is a well-known phrase that says people don’t leave companies—they leave managers. Let’s take that notion a step further: People don’t leave companies—they leave environments where energy absorbers thrive under poor managers. Or even worse, they leave energy-absorbing managers.
In the latest Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) September job’s report, manufacturers across the country have reported that they cut roughly 2,000 jobs last month, which is causing some to ring the alarm bells.
Today’s topic is a tearjerker … potentially. So grab your tissues, and let’s dive into the results of Monster’s recent Crying at Work Poll. Let me ask you a question: Have you ever cried at work? If so, you are part of the overwhelming majority.
Initiating a big new project can be exciting for the person or team running the show. But it can also be a daunting task, and too often, projects with a lot of potential get derailed and are set up for failure from the very beginning.
Today’s competitive job market means that it’s more challenging than ever for employers to attract and retain top talent. Although acquisition is top of mind for employers, retention should be, as well.