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Infographic: How Good Are Your Problem-Solving Skills?

Albert Einstein once said: “We cannot solve our problems with the same level of thinking that created them.” While we all can’t share Einstein’s level of brilliance, we can work to help eliminate problems by developing the proper skills to solve them.

HR Works: How Can You Combat the Opioid Epidemic and Substance Abuse at Your Organization?

We all know that performance and safety issues surrounding substance abuse in the workplace are big concerns. My guests for episode 98 of HR Works Podcast discuss a much wider range of legal and other challenges surrounding substance abuse. For example, working with your insurance company before obtaining Narcan (the anti-drug for opioid overdoses) to […]

HR Works: Organizations Can’t Thrive Without Civility in the Workplace

When a workplace lacks civility, it creates fear, anxiety, a lack of transparency, and the whole place descends into a dark place. Our guest in this episode of HR Works specializes in workplace civility training. Colleen Passard is a writer, mediator and coach. She has a Masters in Humanistic Counseling Psychology and is certified in […]

Which Recruiting Tool Should I Use?

As a recruiter, every spare second of your day counts, which is why you should be using tools and technology to help reduce the time you’re spending on mundane tasks. We asked recruiting expert Mike “Batman” Cohen, founder of Wayne Technologies and RecruitCon 2019 Nashville speaker and emcee, which tools he uses and how they […]

HR Works: Confronting and Overcoming Unconscious Bias

We all have unconscious biases. Without awareness and tools for confronting these biases, organizations will develop or extend major problems. The effects of such bias impact everything in an organization including recruiting and promotion decisions as well as heavily influencing company culture. This episode’s guest is an expert when it comes to confronting and eliminating […]

Infographic: The Most Difficult Skills to Find Among Finance Positions

The skills gap is putting many employers in a pickle when it comes to hiring top talent in all industries. One industry, in particular, is having extreme difficulty finding talent with business analytics skills. That industry is the finance industry, and the infographic below highlights other key skills these professionals need, but many are lacking. […]

HR Works: Are Your Company Culture Efforts Making an Impact?

Company culture is the name of the game in HR, but experts wonder how best to create that culture. Is it enough to just announce your mission objectives and print them on the wall? The guests for episode 93 of HR Works would argue that that does not go nearly far enough. They instead suggest […]

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Women’s Equality in the Workplace Slideshow: Closing the Gender Pay Gap and Beyond

When the U.S. women’s national soccer team (WNT) won their 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup on July 7, the stadium erupted into a unified chant: “Equal pay!”  Earlier in the year, WNT players had filed a class-action lawsuit against the U.S. Soccer Federation claiming unequal pay compared with the men’s team, despite more success on […]