When employees hear the word “accountability,” it can sometimes have a negative connotation. Many people associate accountability with fault or blame. Accountability is crucial for any organization so it thrives, meets project deadlines and maintains equitable workloads. But when employees hear the word “accountability,” they think of fault or blame. So, how do you take […]
It’s not surprising that a recent survey found 69% of full-time employees get distracted at work. The more interesting finding is that 70% of workers think their managers could help them focus better through training.
Does flexible work time make actually employees more productive — and, more importantly, is it feasible for your company? Guest author Pierce Ivory explores just how effective flexible work time can be for employers of all stripes.
Every HR pro has a different idea of what constitutes the perfect candidate.
It’s a wonder work gets done these days. For many managers and their employees, the urge to respond quickly to every alert, multi-task, network and update status is hard to control. The result: Lots of shallow work – the mindless kind that doesn’t create value or move much ahead. What’s missing: Deep work – the […]
We asked 317 HR how many employees were in the HR “department.” Here’s what they said.
Some holiday cheer from the federal courts: Two recent decisions that reassure employers they can, indeed, deal harshly with staffers who do outrageous things — even if the workers fall into a so-called “protected class.”
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