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Tips For Improving Data Privacy, Security in Remote Work Era

Employees have been working remotely (i.e., any place with an Internet connection) since at least the mid-2000s. The COVID-19 outbreak, which started in 2020, forced employers to permit employees with certain types of jobs (usually white-collar) to work remotely on at least a part-time basis. IT departments were overwhelmed by the pressing need to set […]

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When Good Enough Is Better than Great

It’s natural for hard-chargers and go-getters to be perfectionists. Every project must be a stellar accomplishment, every presentation must be flawless, and even e-mails must be perfect. When necessary and appropriate, that drive for perfection is an admirable trait and one managers can appreciate. Quest for Perfection Carries Costs Although it’s great to perfect, there’s […]

How to Create a Coaching Culture

Creating a coaching culture can be one of the most important contributions you will ever make as a Human Resources professional and in the case of senior leaders, will likely be a predominant feature of your career. When you see an organization that is highly productive, innovative, and nimble, it is likely driven by a […]

Coaching Remote Employees

The case for coaching has been made. Coaching is recognized as a critical competency for leaders from organizations of all sizes and industries. Today, and into the foreseeable future, one of the most important priorities for leaders at all levels is to be catalysts for the high performance and career acceleration of their team members, […]

Handling Inappropriate Comments Not Covered by Other Policies

It’s likely your organization already has anti-harassment and anti-discrimination policies in place. You probably also have some form of anti-violence or anti-bullying policy too. But how do you handle it when an employee is acting in a way that’s clearly inappropriate but may not fall neatly into one of the written policy frameworks? Here are […]

Recognizing Differences While Celebrating Similarities

Issues related to diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) have been top-of-mind for many organizations over the past several months as the country continues to mourn George Floyd and heal from other racial injustices that have been ever-present in the media as organizations of all kinds sound a rallying cry for better behavior, more inclusion and […]

7 Recruiting Tips for Gen Z Candidates

While some recruiting tips may hold true no matter who the candidate is, it still pays to understand a bit about the differences found in the latest generation to enter the workforce: Gen Z. With that in mind, we’re going to look at some things employers may want to consider when recruiting this generation. Gen […]

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Non-Job-Specific Areas of Focus for Employee Training

Employee training has traditionally focused on a job’s specifics—for example, a payroll specialist should be trained on how to operate the company’s payroll system and deal with staff questions, a building manager should be trained on key areas of building monitoring and maintenance, software engineers should be trained on new and improved methods for effective […]

HR Tech Is the Key: Here’s How to Get It Right

Technology has always played an integral role in business operations—and even more so now that many of us continue to work remotely. With this, organizations across industries are over-inundated with technology applications, services, and products that claim to streamline operations. From Microsoft® Teams to Zoom to Slack, these technologies offer benefits for many but at […]

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The Emotional Benefits of a To-Do List

Employees often feel overwhelmed when faced with a multitude of tasks. It can feel as though there isn’t enough time or opportunity to focus on one thing at a time when check-ins and competing deadlines are coming in from all directions.