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  • Without Consequences Managers Send the Wrong Message
    Posted by Carol Anderson on 24 agosto 2016 at 10:11

    Ryan Lochte certainly did realize severe consequences to his childish actions in Rio. They hit him where it really hurts – in the pocketbook. One hopes that Lochte learns from this experience, grows up and becomes a responsible adult.  Maybe. If, however, what happened to Lochte serves to influence other young athletes to... […]

  • The Benefits of Using Retained Search Firms In Emerging Markets
    Posted by Sonal Agrawal, Nicolás Mora Schrader, Maria Isabel Ventura and Julia Scheffer on 24 agosto 2016 at 08:41

    As the world becomes ever-smaller and more connected due to the rapidly changing business landscape, clients need creative, adaptable and decisive executives that can lead fast changing and dynamic organizations. Companies are becoming very creative and aggressive in their retention strategies, particularly when top talent is limited and companies know that it is... […]

  • Are You Getting Any Value From Your Profit Sharing Plan?
    Posted by Ann Bares on 24 agosto 2016 at 08:16

    Jack Stack, founder, president and CEO of SRC Holdings, and the author of The Great Game of Business and considered by many to be the father of open-book management, has this to say about discretionary profit sharing plans (bold emphasis mine): By profit sharing, I mean the practice of taking a percentage of... […]

  • How a Corporate Volunteering Program Benefits Everyone
    Posted by Andrew Troup on 23 agosto 2016 at 09:15

    Research consistently shows that employees are the happiest and most likely to stay at companies that are innovative, align with personal values, offer opportunities for growth and development, cultivate and encourage collaboration and teamwork, and foster an environment where employees feel inspired and play an integral role in making a positive impact in... […]

  • When Feathers Get Ruffled, Here’s How to Help
    Posted by Merrick Rosenberg on 23 agosto 2016 at 08:50

    Sometimes rock stars morph into toxic, difficult colleagues. Spurred by some unmet need, the strengths of their personality intensify until they become weaknesses. Whether you’re in management or HR, you can’t wait for problematic team members to about-face on their own. When you do nothing, you condone the negative behavior and consequently lose... […]

  • Do Your Managers Understand the Importance of Engagement?
    Posted by Ron Thomas on 23 agosto 2016 at 08:05

    Imagine if you will that you owned a factory and it was operating at 50% capacity. You would pull your hair out trying to get capacity back up. If you ran a customer service survey and your customers gave you results showing they are not pleased with your company, all hell would break... […]

  • Monster Sale Challenged By Newspaper Owner
    Posted by John Zappe on 22 agosto 2016 at 16:55

    One of the nation’s largest newspaper companies and reportedly Monster’s  largest shareholder said it is opposed to the $429 million sale of the recruiting services firm to Randstad, which was announced two weeks ago, and urged other stockholders to do the same. “As Monster’s largest shareholder based on publicly available information, MNG believes... […]

  • Hiring Wisdom: What Do You Really Know About Your Hiring?
    Posted by Mel Kleiman on 22 agosto 2016 at 10:13

    Do you know: Why the applicant accepted or turned down your job offer? How the applicants feel about your hiring system and interview process? How many of the applicants who turned you down took another offer from someone else and why? If you don’t know, how are you ever going to improve your results? To get... […]

  • Special Handling May Be Required For Your Younger Workers Affected by the OT Rules
    Posted by Michelle M. Smith on 22 agosto 2016 at 08:34

    Under new overtime regulations set to become law on December 1st, approximately 4.2 million salaried employees will be reclassified as nonexempt employees with set work hours. The new law may cause a backlash with our youngest workers, since less workplace autonomy runs counter to so much of what they strive for at work.... […]

  • HR Roundtable: The Two Sides of Recruiting People In Transition
    Posted by Steve Browne on 22 agosto 2016 at 08:05

    The July HR Roundtable (of Cincinnati) took a risk in stepping out into a topic that is really more of a debate. The topic for the month was looking at two sides of a subject – How do people in transition view HR, and how does HR view those in transition? HR people... […]

  • Posting Absences
    Posted by Evil HR Lady on 24 agosto 2016 at 11:00

    I’m hoping you can help me with something. I’ve been in HR for a long time but have never come across a situation like our owners are currently doing. They have two calendars out in the open (one for office staff and one for our laborers). Anyone from vendors, customers, etc. can see it. They […]

  • How to Manage Those Women Folks
    Posted by Evil HR Lady on 23 agosto 2016 at 11:27

    So, Jason Shen, a BigWig at Etsy, wrote this article about managing women. Now, to be fair, “he means well, but he don’t know.”* In his attempt to point out that we shouldn’t discriminate against women, he pretty much invokes every negative stereotype out there. In response, I’ve penned some advice on how to manage […]

  • Want to Work From Home? Here Are Tips from 5 Top Companies
    Posted by Evil HR Lady on 22 agosto 2016 at 11:19

    Have you ever wondered what giants like Intel and Google do about telecommuting? Yahoo killed telecommuting and now look at them–sad and sold. Not even the facts will convince me that the banning of telecommuting was 100 percent responsible for this. (Just joking, people! I’m sure it contributed to the problem, but it wasn’t the […]

  • Happy 10th Birthday!
    Posted by Evil HR Lady on 19 agosto 2016 at 10:32

    Today, Evil HR Lady is 10 Years Old! Can you believe it? I can’t. A 10 year birthday deserves a present, and since I lack all manners, I’m asking for a present. Pick from the following list: Follow me on Facebook Network with me on LinkedIn Follow me on Twitter Share your favorite post on […]

  • You MUST Choose a STEM Major. Except, Wait These Leaders Didn’t.
    Posted by Evil HR Lady on 18 agosto 2016 at 12:56

    If you are getting ready to go off to college, or you are sending a child off to college, you might be concerned about a major. Majors are important, of course. I mean, I majored in political science and look where it got me. I asked some small business owners what they majored in and […]

  • Want Your Website Not to Be Terrible? Here Are 10 Simple Ideas
    Posted by Evil HR Lady on 16 agosto 2016 at 10:54

    Okay, this is not my normal topic, but I’m a heavy internet user and there are some things that drive me absolutely  nuts. Like popups that are too big for my phone screen so I can’t dismiss them and can never get to the website. Seriously, web designers? Who thinks this is a good idea? […]

  • 100 Employees, 1 HR Manager Who Is Straight Out of School
    Posted by Evil HR Lady on 15 agosto 2016 at 14:00

    What would you do if you just graduated from college and got a great job doing HR at a startup? Cheer, right? What if the company size doubled, and they fired the HR consultant and now it’s you? Alone. With 100 employees, and continuing to grow rapidly? ReWork has started an advice column with me! […]

  • HR Giant Randstad Purchases Monster. What Does That Mean?
    Posted by Evil HR Lady on 12 agosto 2016 at 11:30

    When a consulting firm purchases a big job board, what does that mean? Monster was at it’s heyday in 2000 with a stock price of $91 a share, and was sold for a little more than $3 per share. There are tons of problems with the internet recruiting. Maybe they can fix some of the […]

  • Could Waiting Tables Be Better for Your Career Than an Internship?
    Posted by Evil HR Lady on 11 agosto 2016 at 12:08

    The most important thing we do is school and internships, right? So many parents tell their kids to focus on school while mom and dad pay the bills. But, what about a restaurant job? Does that have value, or is it just a way to pay the rent? HotSchedules CEO Anthony Lye thinks that a restaurant […]

  • Bullying or Harassment or Am I Missing Something?
    Posted by Evil HR Lady on 11 agosto 2016 at 07:33

    I was brought to your site by fate, and have finally decided you are probably the best person to give me advise with my current situation. I don’t do so well with ambiguity so your straight forward demeanor is exactly why I am finally writing this email. In a nutshell, I believe my supervisor intimidates […]

  • The Motherhood Tax at Work
    Posted by Michael J. O'Brien on 23 agosto 2016 at 16:34

    New research out of the United Kingdom shows the gender-pay gap widens significantly after the birth of a child, otherwise known as the “motherhood tax.” According to a new report from the Institute for Fiscal Studies, 12 years after giving birth for the first time, women are making 33 percent less per hour than men. On average, […]

  • Beware of the ‘Food Altar’ at Work
    Posted by Jack Robinson on 19 agosto 2016 at 13:00

    Anthropologists tell us that sharing food is nearly universal in human society. And that includes the office. Some workplaces have raised the custom to a high art. Think of Doughnut Day. Strawberries from the garden. Cookies from home. Leftovers from a lunch meeting. M&Ms in a bowl on the boss’s desk. These rituals humanize the […]

  • Jobseekers Seeking Attention
    Posted by Andrew McIlvaine on 18 agosto 2016 at 17:51

    The unemployment rate may have dropped to its lowest level since before the Great Recession, but there are still plenty of people out there seeking work (or a better job than the one they have), and some of them will go to some pretty amazing lengths to try and nab that position. Witness CareerBuilder’s latest […]

  • Gender Parity: Lead the Way, HR
    Posted by Mark McGraw on 17 agosto 2016 at 14:30

    For a study to find that women are underrepresented at the chief-executive level is not at all surprising. That much we already knew. New research from Korn Ferry provides more evidence of the disparity between men and women in the executive ranks. The same study, however, finds one segment of the C-suite where something resembling […]

  • Transforming the Workplace
    Posted by Michael J. O'Brien on 16 agosto 2016 at 18:26

    I just came across this interesting piece on Forbes’ site about the different ways organizations are transforming the way business gets done in the modern workplace. From office furniture with built-in tracking devices to measure users’ activity rates to desks that don’t stay put themselves, the experiments are indeed pushing the envelope of what’s to be […]

 

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