Human Resources News & Insights

United Parcel Service sued for racial bias

Nineteen United Parcel Service employees are suing the giant parcel distributor, saying they suffered repeated racial discrimination and the company did nothing to stop it, according to published reports.

Improve employee retention with these 5 leadership ‘soft skills’

Employee retention strategies are cropping up everywhere. But even the “best of the best” strategies won’t help if managers don’t have the skills to positively engage their people one-on-one.

Onboarding in 2019: What a Knock-Out First Day Should Look Like

The first days and weeks when new employees come to work are a make-or-break time for their success with you. 

Recruiting Trends to Watch for in 2019

If you thought recruiting top talent was tough going in 2018, experts predict 2019 will be even tougher. 

Little white lies: The hidden secret to managing employees?

“Listen, Bill, if it were up to me you would have gotten a bigger raise.” Three cheers for the harmless fib! Where would we be without little white lies?

A sure-fire way to reduce employee stress

Who’s likely to be more stressed: The CFO preparing to explain less-than-stellar quarterly earnings to his Board of Directors?  Or the clerk in accounting, trying to get the proper signature on a weekly travel expense form?