Two years ago, sexual misconduct allegations against (in)famous movie producer Harvey Weinstein were followed in quick succession by similar accusations against other high-profile men alleging acts ranging from lewd texting to forcible rape. Lurid stories of sexual harassment (or worse) in the workplace were broadcast over social media and filled the news.
The world’s globally mobile population—expatriate (expat) employees who live and work abroad for at least 6 months—is on the rise. In fact, it’s estimated that there are now as many as 66 million people currently working in globally mobile positions, and that number could reach 87 million by 2021, according to a recent report. But […]
Training programs can fall victim to the same trap as many other company initiatives: Someone identifies a gap or a need; an initiative is put into place to address that shortcoming; and, without anyone taking ownership of that initiative, it slowly loses momentum and becomes another obligatory exercise the organization goes through out of habit.
By continuing to show employees they are appreciated, you will improve your company’s retention and recruitment efforts. The bottom line is that when organizations implement people-centric approaches and, as a result, their employees feel truly valued, those organizations are able to consistently outperform their competitors.
For years HR professionals have struggled to gain a seat at executive table. New research shows that that trend works the other way too.
We recently sat down with Loni Brown, Head of Talent at Entelo to discuss recent research into the dearth of gender equality in the world of venture capital.
Nearly 80% of employers offer employee assistance programs (EAPs) because they are so effective for retention and engagement. If you want to establish one at your organization, or just want to spruce it up a bit, read on.
We tend to treat the ability to listen well as a soft skill, or something with which you are born or otherwise mysteriously acquire. But it can be the crux trait for advancing your career. If you put the art of communication in business settings into the context of reading an opponent in the martial […]
Workers may be thinking “new year, new job,” according to a survey from staffing firm Accountemps. Approximately three in 10 (29%) professionals plan to look for a new position in the next 12 months. And of the 27 markets surveyed, Los Angeles, California (40%); Austin, Texas (38%); and Dallas, Texas (37%) topped the list of U.S. cities with the most workers […]
Recently, we had an interesting discussion in our weekly executive meeting. At our company, we’re just wrapping up our annual performance evaluations. We were talking about how the process went this year and what we could do to improve it. One of our senior team members said our evaluation system can actually hurt morale. Here’s […]