Tag: COO

Faces of HR: Britta Mühlenberg—Building Bridges Between People and Potential

Britta Mühlenberg, COO at Acrolinx, isn’t your typical HR leader. Her path to the C-suite started not with textbooks but with a deep-seated desire to connect with people on a global scale. This wanderlust, coupled with a fascination with human behavior, led her to an unexpected first step: the world of hospitality. “University confirmed my […]


How to Listen for Chemistry in an Interview

A candidate I was working with recently interviewed for a chief strategy director position with a rapidly growing independent advertising agency. He was excited about the opportunity and motivated to meet with the COO of the firm.

Getting Diverse Personalities on the Same Page

By Cameron Herold In yesterday’s Advisor, Cameron Herold, founder of COO Alliance and author of Meetings Suck: Turning One of the Most Loathed Elements of Business into One of the Most Valuable, described four different personalities: Dominants, Expressives, Analyticals, and Amiables. Today Herold provides advice on getting these personalities to work together well in meetings.

Inspire Employees with These Holiday Stories of Exceptional Service

  “Have you ever thought about what employees really want from a company and a manager?” asks business and leadership blogger Dan Oswald. What is it that really makes employees feel satisfied in their workplace? Among other things, having a manager who cares about them as people is part of being happy at work. Liberty […]

’Tis the Season … to Do Right by Employees and Customers

Among other things, having a manager who cares about them as people is part of being happy at work. So when I heard about Liberty Bottleworks, I figured it must have a pretty satisfied workforce. Here’s the story, from a recent edition of The Oswald Letter. It seems that over the Thanksgiving holiday weekend, the […]

How Problematic Patterns Can Ripen Into Lawsuits

Segal is a partner at Duane Morris LLP. He recently listed the mistakes employers most commonly make in investigating discrimination or harassment complaints in a BLR publication, the HR Manager’s Legal Reporter (BLR is CER’s parent company).

10 Keys to Market Pricing

In today’s Advisor, Rizzuti, who is a principal at PHR Compensation Resources, Inc. in Upper Saddle River, NJ, shares her 10 keys for effective market pricing. 1. Collect Good Job Information Ensure that job descriptions accurately portray the job duties and responsibilities. Many jobs have changed in the past few years. Pay special attention to […]

When Managers Ignore Problems, New Problems Emerge

Yesterday, we looked at 3 common EEO investigation errors, courtesy of attorney Jonathan Segal. Today, the final 3 on his list — plus an introduction to an important webinar later this week, specifically for California employers, on the rapidly approaching EEO-1 filing deadline.