As we start a new year, employers are trying to come up with new ways to reinvigorate employees, and build and foster a more dynamic company culture. Let Derek Irvine, an experienced employee recognition consultant and co-author of The Power of Thanks, help.
Do you know what sets your company apart from the rest for job seekers? Is it your recent accomplishments? How about your Fitness Fridays or Casual Mondays? Or is it the opportunities you provide for employees to grow throughout your firm and take their careers to the next level?
When new managers hit the ground running, it makes HR’s life easier. Good managers keep your brightest stars engaged, which improves retention and keeps you from having to fill talent gaps. Poor managers — or at least those who start off poorly — have the opposite effect.
When employee incentives are used correctly, they can have a substantially positive impact on the entire workforce.
Know how some supervisors seem determined to make employees’ lives as dismal as possible? Here’s a guide for managers that’ll guarantee that happy outcome.
Technology change is tough, especially when it upheaves years of doing things with traditional processes.
When it comes time to hire or promote someone into management, Facebook has come up with a checklist of what you should be looking for in a leader.
The key to employee engagement is a feeling of fulfillment, says 25-year HR vet Maria Robare. She outlines a plan to reach employees through their own inner motivations.
There’s new evidence that HR pros will be wrestling with an increasingly assertive workforce in 2015.
If you didn’t already know it, this research proves it: Employees are a strange breed.
Pretty much everybody agrees: The annual performance review process is deeply flawed. But there’s another common review procedure that needs to be torn down and rebuilt as well, according to guest poster Glint CEO Jim Barnett.
Now more than ever, employers are seeing how important it is to keep their staff happy and motivated at work. It just makes good business sense – satisfied, engaged employees work harder, produce better work and stick around longer. Not to mention, in this tight labor market, companies are having to go the extra mile […]
It’s a good sign when a job candidate has thoughtful, pressing questions for the hiring manager during an interview. But look out for anyone who asks these.
This company tried to win an age bias suit on a technicality after a CEO called a worker “old and ugly.” Here’s why it didn’t work.
Performance reviews: The most-dreaded procedure in every workplace, painful for workers and managers alike. Here are some thoughts about why they’re often not effective, and how HR can help managers understand just how reviews should be useful to both employer and employee.
Conventional wisdom says that if you hire a person who’s overqualified for the job, they’ll be heading for the door at the first opportunity. New research says conventional wisdom’s wrong.
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