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Why So Many Companies Fail at Employee Training

In order to compete effectively in the marketplace, companies have to invest time, money, and effort into training their staff members. Unfortunately, there is a persistent skills gap across virtually all industries in the United States. But the problem isn’t that companies aren’t trying to train their staff. In fact, in the aggregate, the problem […]

Many Teachers Are Transitioning into the Corporate World

There’s a saying about the teaching profession that’s well known to many and almost certainly well despised by teachers: “Those who can do; those who can’t teach.” Of course, many teachers accept relatively low pay for challenging work because they find it tremendously rewarding and fulfilling. But the notion that teachers teach because they can’t […]

Will Remote Work Kill the Sick Day?

For many, the term “sick day” tends to conjure up certain images. For some, a sick day is a euphemism for playing hooky and skipping work to go fishing, play golf, or nurse a hangover. Others have to be on their death bed or so under the weather that they can’t even make it into […]

Various Types of Annoying Employees

While they’re great comic relief in movies and office sitcoms, annoying coworkers are far less amusing in real life. Whether they chew too loudly, make awkward jokes, or fail to carry their fair share of the workload, annoying employees can bring down the morale of their coworkers and hurt camaraderie and overall productivity. Often, employee […]

How HR Professionals Can Help Employees Adapt to Digital Transformation

Digital transformation is, well, transformative. In many ways, this can be a deeply positive thing for companies, employees, and consumers alike. However, no matter how beneficial, change is not always easy. This is especially true for your employees, who are likely to feel pretty comfortable with the status quo, have habituated themselves to their job […]

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10 Practices to Overcome the Pitfalls That Divide Teams

Without a doubt, teams in the workplace have the potential to tap into the diverse perspectives that all members bring to the table. This larger pool of information can be helpful in making better decisions within an organization.    Unfortunately, teams often fail to live up to these reasonable expectations. In fact, social sciences literature shows […]

EntertainHR: 3 Lessons to Learn from Depp-Heard Defamation Litigation

There are countless television shows and movies that offer viewers a front-row seat to witness fictional characters engaged in salacious behavior that ultimately lands them in court. In all of these shows, the outcome at trial leaves a winner and a loser.

Why Are They Leaving?

You’re probably asking yourself why there are millions of jobs available when over 8 million people remain out of work. People are disgruntled. They want more from their employers, and they’re tired of being underpaid for the work they do. With 86% of people feeling that their workplace does not hear people fairly or equally, […]

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Appreciating Position Players

Sitcoms are full of long-time employees who’ve been in their current role forever. They’re a source of stability and experience and an anchor for all the chaos around them. But it often feels like there’s a tragic element to such characters—they seem to be good at their jobs, so why have they been stuck in […]

Lived Experiences Lead to Big, Bold Moves

In our long-running series of profiles on chief diversity officers (CDOs), we often find that those holding such positions stumbled into them almost by accident. Of course, this is an oversimplification, but the point is that it’s relatively rare—based on the individuals we’ve profiled to date—to find people who had their sights set on a […]