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.
Many people today lead inactive lifestyles, and the rates of obesity have been increasing for years. Many chronic conditions can result from or be exacerbated by a lack of physical activity—which means that individuals and employers alike may suffer.
It is indeed a great honor to have joined such a respected organization as BLR® and be invited to write this weekly column. I am also very proud of the world-class leadership development workshops and coaching programs that Bluepoint Leadership brings to this partnership.
In person body language conveys a lot of meaning. But what about over the phone? It turns out, body language still matters even when the person you are talking to can’t even see you.