For the last 6 months, organizational leaders and Human Resources practitioners have been deeply committed to reactive practices to figure out how to keep businesses running. The hope (often the assumption) has been that these practices would be short term, just to help us get through the next few months before we return to normal. […]
HR costs are often viewed as necessary to keep the company in compliance and ensure hiring needs are met. But HR teams have been fighting for years the view that the entire group is a cost sink. HR professionals know there are ways the department can be utilized that are not costly but rather a […]
Artificial intelligence (AI) is great for getting tedious, mundane tasks off your plate, but could voice-activated AI platforms—like Amazon’s Alexa and Google Assistant—help you find that purple squirrel?
Communication is essential in any organization—hence the motivation behind the Communicator Awards, which bills itself as “the leading international awards program recognizing big ideas in marketing and communications.” But these awards aren’t just specific to the marketing arena. As the results of the 25th annual Communicator Awards demonstrate, big players in training and eLearning are being recognized, […]
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.
One day, as a small child, Thomas Edison came home from school and gave a paper to his mother. He said to her, “Mom, my teacher gave this paper to me and told me only you are to read it. What does it say?”
A recent Glassdoor survey revealed that more employees are expected to quit in the coming year, citing salary as the main reason why. To get ahead of the turnover, Glassdoor offers 10 tips you can use to help manage your employees’ salary expectations.
The statistics on employee engagement aren’t promising for employers these days. Gallup reports that only 30% of employees are engaged. If your employees are among that number, you might be missing out on a cost-effective way to boost engagement—building and maintaining a values-based environment.
By Holly K. Jones, J.D. Take a moment and picture your workforce. They come in each day and serve customers, build products, promote brands, and counsel clients, but what is their “why?” What are the primary factors that drive your employees to come into work, even when they have a case of the Mondays? Maybe […]
by Leslie Sammon When does an employee’s drive to work become paid time? The Fair Labor Standards Act provides the federal rules governing pay for travel time. Employees covered by the minimum wage and overtime requirements (non-exempt employees) under federal law must be paid for all hours worked. Some states also have laws addressing travel […]