HR: Some Great Resolutions for 2017
Feb08

HR: Some Great Resolutions for 2017

Hey, how are your new year’s resolutions going…? If, like many out there, your new leaf didn’t quite last into February, don’t fret! If you’re in the States, now is a good a time as any to tackle of a couple of compliance issues that will keep your year on the right track. With everything else that comes with the New Year and end-of-year paperwork (like those W2s and Form 1094s and 1095s), now is a good...

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Why You Should Attend a “Disrupt HR” Event
Nov09

Why You Should Attend a “Disrupt HR” Event

Once in a while an event series is born that shakes things up, it makes you think differently, it leaves you inspired. That event is DisruptHR.

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Are You to Blame For Your “Poor Performers”?
Oct06

Are You to Blame For Your “Poor Performers”?

Part of the issue that most leaders have with starting this conversation stems from the assumption that this person already knows there is a problem.

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HR Gives Back: Jobseeker Advice on #JobHuntChat
Sep23

HR Gives Back: Jobseeker Advice on #JobHuntChat

HR professionals, Hiring Managers and Recruiters all have the same story when it comes to receiving resumes from jobseekers: “Where are they getting their advice!”  The Internet is full of “tips for jobseekers” and “how to write a winning resume” but it seems to be the same advice over and over while jobseekers today are struggling to figure out what is the “best” advice to help them turn their job search into a job offer. Jobseekers...

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The Confusion Over What is a “Probationary Period”
Aug08

The Confusion Over What is a “Probationary Period”

So many candidates encounter the line: “You will be under probation for the first 90 days of your employment.”  But, does the new employee or the employer REALLY know what that means? Let’s start with a little history… The “probationary period” was started as a way for employers to deal with Unions and their rules governing new employees.  This short, introductory period was established to allow the employer to terminate a union...

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Do You Tell Your Employees to Partake in “PDF”?
Aug05

Do You Tell Your Employees to Partake in “PDF”?

The best way to keep happy and engaged employees is to help them maintain balance in their lives.

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Managers: The Solution To Every Problem Is NOT Termination
Aug02

Managers: The Solution To Every Problem Is NOT Termination

Everyone thinks that they can be a Manager. Honestly, I think some just want the title and power that comes along with it so badly that they convince themselves they are “management” material and you can’t tell them otherwise.  For those that dream about moving into a management position, there is still time to teach and correct them.  But what to do about the ones that already hold the title? You know the type – the “problems” in...

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You’re Doing It All Wrong – Don’t Focus on Retention!

Too many think that a retention plan is simply making sure the company provides a positive atmosphere or provides attractive benefits…

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