In an article for ProPublica by Peter Gosselin and Ariana Tobin, the authors use IBM as a case study for the dangers of organizations leaving themselves open to claims of age discrimination. IBM was one of the original “tech” companies—so original that it seems old school compared with names like Facebook, Amazon, and even Microsoft.
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Employers utilize a number of strategies to encourage employees to go the extra mile. Often, these come in the form of individual employee evaluations where certain goals and expectations are set for employees at the beginning of a quarter, or year, and employees are measured on how well they achieve these goals. But, some employers […]
Starbucks employees all over the country are set to examine unconscious bias in training classes later this month, but the incident that led to the company’s decision to conduct the training has sparked discussions among many more employers.
Continuing from yesterday’s post, here are the remaining steps for implementing flex schedules for your employees that work. Step 4. Determine Flex Schedules You’ll Offer It’s important to remember that not all employees or organizations will want or benefit from the same type of flex schedule options. Some employees may prefer to work remotely twice […]
Organizations around the world recognize that employee engagement is a crucial element in a company’s productivity and effectiveness. An engaged and committed workforce will go the extra mile in terms of effort, passion, and creativity to push an organization ahead of its competitors. At the same time, employee engagement can be a vague and often […]
The buzz in your pocket. The chime in your headphone. The message bubble at the top of your desktop. Every day, employees are bombarded by notifications from their computers, smartphones, tablets, and even their smartwatches.
Kevin Sheridan recently spoke as the Day 1 opening keynote for the 2018 HR Daily Advisor Annual Conference. In the keynote session, Sheridan focused on how to attract talented employees to the workplace, empower them, and sustain an environment in which they are more likely to stay. Here, Sheridan provides a brief recap of the […]
2018 is here and with a new year, comes new workplace predictions. As luck or prescient knowledge would have it, seven of the 10 workplace predictions I made last year turned out to be correct.
BLR® announces keynote speakers for the HR Daily Advisor Event being held from March 8-9 in historic, downtown Savannah, Georgia.
Executive coaching is an established tool in the HR box. It helps executives become better leaders and managers. In the process, it can improve the performance of teams and entire organizations.