Author: Dan Oswald


What Can Trainers Do to Improve PowerPoint Slides?

How can trainers improve their PowerPoint® slides to promote learning? Bruce Gabrielle points to four principles gleaned from cognitive science. “If you use these things, you will increase the learning effectiveness of your slides. If you do not use these things, you will decrease the effectiveness of your slides. No ifs, ands, or buts about […]

Uber Says it’s Time to Stop Tolerating Brilliant Jerks

How much are you willing to put up with from a talented employee? That’s a question that, as a manager, you’re bound to face sooner or later. It’s a question the Uber board of directors is faced with right now.


EEOC Wellness Lawsuit Against Orion Ends in $100,000 Settlement

A federal challenge to a Wisconsin energy company’s employee wellness incentive was resolved April 5 with a $100,000 settlement. A federal court had thrown out the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s (EEOC) claim that the program violated the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), but allowed the EEOC’s related ADA retaliation and interference claims to proceed.

Onboarding Pointers with Arte Nathan

Yesterday we looked at our HR Works podcast where Managing Editor Steve Bruce and Recruiting and HR Expert Arte Nathan discussed a number of recruiting topics, including ex-offenders. Today we’ll wrap up the episode with a discussion of onboarding. If you would like, feel free to listen to this episode (number 28) on our HR […]