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  • Why We’re So Afraid Of Feedback
    Posted by Matias Rodsevich on 26 maggio 2016 at 08:28

    Mary considers herself to be a good manager. Whenever one of her employee’s is struggling with an assignment she swoops in to help them put things into order and give pointers. Her company is now introducing a new 360-degree performance management system based on continuous feedback and, as a manager, she’s been encouraged... […]

  • How Recognition and Rewards Fit Into An Internal Mobility Program
    Posted by Derek Irvine on 25 maggio 2016 at 10:42

    A common job interview question – “Where do you see yourself in five years?” – may actually have a simple but undesirable answer for much of the workforce: “Working somewhere else.” According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ Current Population Survey, close to 50% of employees have been with their current employer less... […]

  • 5 Ways to Manage Requests For Leaves
    Posted by Kevin Mason on 25 maggio 2016 at 09:30

    When employees aren’t working, it costs their employers money. Vacation and sick time are the most common forms of leave, but more and more business owners are faced with requests for extended leaves of absence for other reasons. According to this SHRM survey, businesses are spending more than $10,000 annually to administer FMLA... […]

  • What’s Wrong With the Annual Performance Review (And What’s Better)
    Posted by Ratan Tavawala on 25 maggio 2016 at 09:10

    Performance management standards are evolving. As digital technologies and new research come into play, organizations are rethinking their approach to core human resources functions. The often-scrutinized annual performance review has a few simple goals: providing managers and employees insights on performance, discussing future goals and priorities, sharing constructive criticism, and fostering an opportunity... […]

  • HR’s Role In Technology Disruption
    Posted by Amy Dobler and John Schneider on 24 maggio 2016 at 09:08

    It’s a modern business reality that if you’re not the disruptor, you’re at risk to be disrupted. The last thing any company wants is to replicate the demise of the once-venerable Blockbuster at the hands of Netflix’s subscription entertainment business model. The good news is that HR (or employee experience) departments have a role to... […]

  • Tech Insights: Falling Behind On HR Technology Is Not An Option
    Posted by David Creelman on 24 maggio 2016 at 08:50

    A history of recruiting looks something like this:  It was all newspaper ads and paper resumes, so we built our systems around that. Then, that got blown up by jobs boards and applicant tracking systems, so we rebuilt our systems for the new paradigm. Sadly, it wasn’t long before we were told the... […]

  • Are You Wasting Your Talent?
    Posted by Tiffany Kuehl on 24 maggio 2016 at 08:35

    Chazz Palminteri wrote the wonderful screenplay, a favorite of mine, A Bronx Tale. The film is set in the 1960s and chronicles several life events of a young boy, Cologero, who is faced with the choice of listening to the advice his bus driver father, Lorenzo, or following in the footsteps of the neighborhood gangster, Sonny. Throughout the... […]

  • 6 Mistakes Managers Make That Drive Their Employees Crazy
    Posted by Dianna Booher on 24 maggio 2016 at 08:14

    If you haven’t worked for these managers, you’ve heard about them. Employees buzz about these bosses over lunch, complain about them around the water cooler, and chew them up at the dinner table with their spouse. And if these leaders don’t get some feedback or training from their superiors, they’ll soon cost their... […]

  • How Diversity of Thought Makes A Difference
    Posted by Ryan Mead on 23 maggio 2016 at 09:14

    “A diverse team that does not see the value of the diverse perspectives might as well not be diverse.” — Mark Gist director of industrial participation and offsets General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Being the head of your management board requires many responsibilities. The biggest being the “beekeeper.” The one who tames all the... […]

  • Hiring Wisdom: Why Look For Experience?
    Posted by Mel Kleiman on 23 maggio 2016 at 08:14

    Skim through online job ads and you’ll find about 95% of them have one word in common: “Starting wages based on experience…” “Looking for experienced, energetic servers and kitchen staff…” “We are currently seeking an experienced office assistant…” Why is it that experience is so often our No. 1 criteria? Because we assume... […]

  • What Working Dad’s Can’t Live Without
    Posted by Evil HR Lady on 26 maggio 2016 at 08:17

    For Mother’s day, I ran a post, 10 Things Every Working Mom Needs. I’d like to do the same for Dads for Father’s day. Tell me what the working dad in your life (you or your spouse) cannot live without. Please note, this is not good ideas for Father’s day presents  (although some may be). […]

  • 5 Things You Do that Drive Your Boss Crazy
    Posted by Evil HR Lady on 25 maggio 2016 at 14:22

    You’re ambitious and smart, and you have plans. You know your job well, and you work hard, so why does your boss hate you? Well, maybe not hate you, but it’s clear that she likes your coworker a lot more than she likes you, even though you’re clearly the better employee. Sometimes that’s just a personality […]

  • What to Do with Your First Paycheck
    Posted by Evil HR Lady on 23 maggio 2016 at 12:40

    Congratulations! You finished college and got yourself a shiny new job. Yay! All those years of hard work have paid off and you’re now employed and getting a bigger paycheck than you’ve ever had before. (We hope!). But, what to do with all that newfound money? Well, option one is to send it to me, […]

  • Your Company Needs to Stop This Right Now
    Posted by Evil HR Lady on 20 maggio 2016 at 11:13

    Sainsbury’s, a company with 23.775 billion in revenue, just ran an advertisement, asking for an artist to work for free. It began: Sainsbury’s are looking for a creative and an ambitious artist to voluntarily refurbish our canteen. Gain particular experience in the creative industry whilst making our community a comfortable area for our employees to […]

  • Is a Bring Your Own Device Policy a Good Cost Saver or a Legal Nightmare?
    Posted by Evil HR Lady on 19 maggio 2016 at 12:12

    Just about everyone has a smartphone, and no one wants to give it up. Adding a second work smartphone seems a bit silly. Heck, even Hillary Clinton didn’t want to carry two phones around. So, why not have a Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) policy? It saves you money, you don’t have to buy the […]

  • The Surprising Source of Most of Your Problems
    Posted by Evil HR Lady on 18 maggio 2016 at 11:30

    Do problems seem to plague you wherever you go? Are you always passed up for promotions? Have you struggled to get new jobs? Is your personal life filled with drama? Why on earth are you so plagued when other people seem to have much smoother lives? I’ll give you a hint: The common element in your problems […]

  • What’s the Most Inappropriate Thing an Employee Has Told You?
    Posted by Evil HR Lady on 17 maggio 2016 at 11:10

    “You know, Suzanne, I’ve never really liked sex.” This statement came in the midst of a waterfall of information about her history. I was driving, so I just kept looking at the road and didn’t say a thing. How does one respond to that? I mean, if you’re a therapist or a doctor there’s a […]

  • Why Smart People Are Stupid
    Posted by Evil HR Lady on 16 maggio 2016 at 11:06

    A few years ago, I attended a “coffee morning with the principal” at my daughter’s school. During the discussion, homework came up. The principal flat-out admitted that all the research showed that homework in the lower grades was worthless for the student, but that they assigned it because the parents wanted it. As soon as […]

  •   Why You Should Never Accept a Low-Ball Salary Offer
    Posted by Evil HR Lady on 13 maggio 2016 at 11:50

    No one starts to look for a new job simply because there’s a full moon or Netflix removed your favorite show. There’s generally a stronger reason, like you can’t stand your boss, there are no promotional opportunities at your new job, or you really, really, really deserve a raise. All these things can mean that […]

  • Watch Your Back: How to Fire Someone Without Getting Sued
    Posted by Evil HR Lady on 12 maggio 2016 at 11:36

    Firing is not fun. Most managers go to great lengths to avoid firing someone, and when it finally comes down to it, you have to let this person go. After all that stress, the last thing you want is to land in court. You know that the firing was legal, but that doesn’t mean a […]

  • Workers in the West Like Bosses Best
    Posted by Mark McGraw on 25 maggio 2016 at 14:30

    When it comes to finding someone to blame for issues like, say, sagging retention rates or sinking employee engagement scores, managers sure seem to take it on the chin a lot. Kristen Frasch, our managing editor, pointed out as much on Monday, using the HRE Daily space to reference just a few fairly recent reports […]

  • Supreme Court Backs Workers
    Posted by Michael J. O'Brien on 24 maggio 2016 at 17:52

    The U.S. Supreme Court ruled 7-1 yesterday  in the case of Green v. Brennan that the statute of limitations for Title VII constructive discharge claim begins on the date of the employee’s notice of resignation, not on the date of the last alleged discriminatory act by the employer. According to Fisher Phillips’ Melody Rayl,  the court’s decision is a […]

  • A ‘Love Letter to [all the Bad-Rapped] Managers’
    Posted by Kristen Frasch on 23 maggio 2016 at 13:00

    Who hasn’t heard and read the reports in the last few years on the real reason employees leave their employers? Bad managers, right? No doubt anyone visiting this site has seen and heard them. We’ve certainly written our fair share, from criticizing managers’ reluctance or inability to truly promote career development to pinpointing the need for […]

  • NLRB May Raise Bar For Employers to Oust Unions
    Posted by Jack Robinson on 20 maggio 2016 at 13:00

    Companies seeking to oust a union that’s no longer supported by most workers could soon face a new obstacle. Currently an employer may stop dealing with a union when a contract comes up for renewal. Management just needs objective evidence – typically a petition – that a majority of workers no longer support it. But […]

  • Supreme Court Deals a Blow to the EEOC
    Posted by Andrew McIlvaine on 19 maggio 2016 at 16:05

    The upshot of today’s U.S. Supreme Court unanimous ruling in favor of a trucking company in CRST Van Expedited Inc. v. EEOC is that a company can still be considered the prevailing party in a court case — and thus be eligible for reimbursement of its legal fees by the other party — even if it […]



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