Most people who have spent even a few years in the workplace have found themselves on both ends of the jargon spectrum. They started a new job being bombarded with foreign acronyms and terms everyone else seemed to understand. Then, after getting the lay of the land and learning that vernacular, they helped pass that […]
While remote work is the norm for many across the globe (43% of workers, in fact), the rest of us are relatively unaccustomed to this lifestyle. Figuring out how to be just as productive at home as you are in the office can be a huge adjustment. So as a manager, how do you continue […]
Firing someone is never a pleasant task, but it’s something that occasionally must be done. Let’s take a look at a few tips for doing it gracefully, legally, and safely.
Employee recruitment and retention are undoubtedly the two biggest problems HR professionals face. With limited information and time, it can feel impossible to make many of the connections needed to keep current employees happy and find the best candidates to fill open positions.
Have you heard of imposter syndrome? It basically boils down to a feeling of “you’re not good enough” or “not accomplishing up to par,” even when there’s clear evidence to the contrary. Sometimes, individuals who are quite accomplished may feel as though they’re still not doing well enough and fear that they will be found […]
The current U.S. unemployment rate, which recently hit a 50-year low, is requiring recruiters to get creative in their searches for qualified candidates.
Whether an employee dies suddenly or succumbs to a long battle with illness, the result is the same: A tremendous feeling of loss and sadness for his or her coworkers and a need for the business to go on.
The role of HR professionals is transforming. Today, managers and executives view HR professionals as strategic partners, employee sponsors and advocates, and change mentors, according to Dave Ulrich, PhD, HR thought leader and professor at the University of Michigan.
The multigenerational workplace is here. By 2020, most organizations will have at least four different generations working alongside each other.
How does work get done in organizations? By people; and, frequently, by people working with other people to achieve some mutual goal. In the process, these people need to communicate with each other. This can be done in a variety of ways, but one quintessential and seemingly green team communication tool is meetings.