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HR, Recruitment, and Blockchains: Oh My

Experts at Hays say that blockchain technology will influence three areas of HR: verifying applicant credentials, candidate references, and supporting work contracts.

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6 Principles of Successful Storytelling

To tell stories successfully, we need to understand a little about why stories connect and a lot about how to build that connection through listening and storytelling.

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How to Build a Genuine Company Culture

The business world cherishes the idea finding solutions to problems. Leaders often believe that their businesses, like their products, will function optimally if they just ‘solve’ for the right issue. This mentality backfires when you’re dealing with culture.

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The Toothpaste Can’t Go Back in the Tube: 6 Tips for Workplace Communication

I recently watched a preschool teacher deliver a message on “Words that Hurt.” The teacher creatively used a tube of toothpaste and a paper plate per student for this hands-on activity. I watched 12 small children eagerly squeeze the entire contents of a tube of toothpaste onto a paper plate, giggling as their plates filled […]

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Risk Management: How Do You Prioritize Risk?

Yesterday we began to learn about enterprise risk management (ERM) and how it influences HR. Today we’ll look at risk appetite, performing a risk assessment, and prioritizing risks.

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Balancing the Free-Speech Rights of Employees and Employers

Everywhere you turn in 2018, people are talking about politics. That includes your workplace. Since President Donald Trump’s election in November 2016, it seems like you can’t escape the constant drumbeat of other people’s political messages. With so much political talk in the air, what can an employer do to ensure that its employees’ speech […]

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Developing an Effective Training Strategy

Employee training is an essential function for many businesses and most large busisnesses have a formal training function in place. Those that don’t would be well advised to consider one; in fact, even smaller organizations can benefit. Where do you start?

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Bad Training Is Devastating

Effective training can have significant, positive impacts on a company’s bottom line, and we encourage all organizations to implement training programs for their employees. However, it is not the case that some training is always better than no training. In fact, poor training can be extremely counterproductive.

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