Tag: best practices

The (Preventable) Reason Virtual Meetings Are So Exhausting

Why is it that remote meetings can feel so exhausting? After all, many meeting attendees these days are literally able to simply roll out of beds and log in. That’s in sharp contrast to the “old days” of spending an hour getting ready for work and taking a long commute just to make it to […]

EntertainHR: Yippee-Ki-Yay! Best Practices for Your Holiday Party

Now that Thanksgiving has passed, the first frost has turned to the first snow (at least here in the Upper Midwest), and Michigan has beaten Ohio State (again), the transition to holiday season is underway, and everyone can resume their favorite December debate. Contrary to popular opinion, it’s not:  a) should adults receive gifts from […]

Lessons From the Defamation Lawsuit Against Rudy Guiliani

Readers may have noticed news reports that on August 30, a federal judge declared Rudy Giuliani was on the losing end of a defamation lawsuit filed by two Georgia election workers. He had claimed they were involved in election shenanigans but ultimately, the accusation was baseless. But that isn’t why he lost. Rather, the judge […]

7 Steps HR Should Never Miss when Offboarding an Employee

As the labor market gradually recovers from the COVID winter, the number of job openings finally surpassed the unemployed, reaching 10.9 million in Q3 2021. The separation rate has also floated up 3.9% to 5.8 million, which indicates more employees are leaving their current company voluntarily or involuntarily. Due to that fluctuation in personnel, HR […]

3 Reasons You May Be Struggling with Recruitment

Having a hard time filling your job roles? You’re not alone. If it feels like all companies are hiring these days, it’s because they are! That means in order to attract top talent, your job description needs to stand out and your interview experience needs to be top notch. It’s frustrating to pour time, energy, […]

Trust and Empowerment: 2 Keys to Emerging Unscathed from the Great Resignation

The COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated a lot of trends, including the trend of people quitting their jobs. The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that nearly 4 million Americans quit their jobs in July—for the fourth month in a row. In the same month, job openings rose to a record high. According to a Microsoft survey […]

4 Best Practices in Choosing a Human Resources Information System

For today’s rough and tumble organization, human capital is crucial.  No matter what the size of your organization is, human resources (HR) are the greatest asset.  Taking care of human resources is key. Nowadays, human resource management is greatly assisted with information systems that help expedite all of the many components of a human resource […]

Imposter Syndrome Impacts Leaders Too: Here’s How to Use Imposter Syndrome to Bring You and Your Employees Closer

For many, imposter syndrome is simply a natural obstacle in life. It’s a psychological pattern in which individuals doubt their skills or accomplishments and have an internalized fear of being exposed as frauds. Research shows that imposter syndrome impacts 70% of people, most commonly high achievers who find it difficult to accept their accomplishments. It […]

diversity and inclusion

Implementing DEI Practices

The decision to “implement DEI practices” is sometimes viewed as a quick and definitive response to addressing the needs of an organization. However, for many organizations, implementing DEI as a “solution” requires support from leadership and an intentional approach based on a collective effort. Or to say it a little differently, implementing DEI requires strong […]

How to Keep Hiring Safety in Mind During the Pandemic

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, job openings increased to a record high of 10.9 million on the last business day of this past July. With the demand for labor high and prospects lower than normal, some companies are willing to do whatever it takes to fill their open positions as quickly as […]