Category: Leadership

For the HR executive.

Planning a Conference? Build a Better Break-Out Group

Ever get to a meeting and shudder when you see break-out groups on the agenda? Sure, there are speakers, but then there are huge blocks of time devoted to break-outs.  It’s natural to wonder whether or not these small groups will be of any value.

Practical Strategies to Engage Hispanic Millennials

Yesterday’s Leadership Daily Advisor looked at new proof of the growing impact of Hispanic Millennials on the workforce. Today we offer three more ways to prepare your company for success in meeting its diverse needs.

Communicating Healthcare Benefits Isn’t Easy, But It’s Essential

One of the most difficult communication challenges for Human Resources professionals is explaining healthcare benefits.  With healthcare options consistently changing and the list of medical acronyms forever expanding, it’s no wonder developing these communications can be frustrating. Yet, employees need help understanding the issues, which is why developing a strong healthcare benefits communications effort is […]

8 Secrets to Hiring Seasonal Workers

For companies in many industries—whether large or small, bricks or clicks—it’s an annual ritual that must succeed: ensuring the quality and quantity of extra hires during the prime holiday sales season.

Improving Actual Communication with Virtual Teams

As a manager, communicating with your team is a top priority and yesterday we reviewed simple tactics for ensuring your staff is well informed. But what happens when you’re supervising virtual team members? Maintaining great relationships with these people takes a little extra – and different – effort.