Tag: managers

Onboarding for Remote Employees

More and more organizations are hiring employees who work from remote locations instead of commuting into a central workplace. If your organization is one of them, you’re aware of the fact that onboarding for a remote employee can look a bit different than it would otherwise.

Establishing the Value of People Analytics Outside of HR

Most organizations have come to appreciate the contributions that people analytics (PA) makes to corporate performance—at least in the HR realm. What is not so apparent is how PA can drive results in many areas of the enterprise. This article points out strategies and avenues for extending PA relevance throughout the larger organization.

Employers, Give Your Best Midyear Reviews Yet

For millions of employers across the country, the months of June and July are focused on much more than planning a summer vacation: it’s midyear review time. For many employees, midyear reviews are marked by anxiety and frustration. But what value does a midyear evaluation actually have for an employee? Ultimately, the responsibility to supply […]

We Remember Moments: So Let’s Lead That Way

I was a 27-year-old engineering technologist in an aluminum smelting plant who had just been made a team leader. Perfect! The world was unfolding exactly as it should. I had worked my tail off on some key projects to earn this promotion. I deserved it. I clearly had enormous potential and extraordinary political savvy … […]

What Happens when an Alleged Harasser Claims Discrimination?

Occasionally, an employee accused of harassment will file a charge with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) claiming that he was subjected to disciplinary action even though he was innocent or that he was the real victim of harassment.

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Welcome to the No Vacation Nation

According to a recent report by Kimble Applications, quite a few employees in the United States did not take all of their allotted vacation time. Today we are joined by Kimble Application’s Mark Robinson to discuss the findings. Finally, scroll down to check out an infographic with the results.

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Is the Modern Workplace Killing Us? (Part 2)

In yesterday’s Daily Advisor we looked at Jeffrey Pfeffer’s take on how the modern workplace is killing us. Pfeffer, professor of organizational behavior at Stanford Graduate School of Business, just released a book called Dying for a Paycheck. Today we’ll look at some things that you can do to make your particular workplace a little […]