The Evolution of HR, Leadership and Talent with John Hollon
Jan10

The Evolution of HR, Leadership and Talent with John Hollon

In this HRchat podcast interview, Bill Banham talks with John Hollon, award-winning journalist and expert on leadership, talent, human resources and workforce practices.

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HR Event Preview: HR.com – LEAD2017

LEAD truly believes that choice, not chance, coupled with dedication and inspiration are what instill leadership capabilities.

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Managers? Or Leaders? Or Both?
Jan05

Managers? Or Leaders? Or Both?

To begin, management and leadership are not necessarily the same, but they do go hand in hand. Over the years, the lines between the role of a leader and a manager have blurred, and the terms are now being used interchangeably. With the lack of clarity in job expectations, many workplaces have not been able to succeed to its full potential, causing unhappy and unsatisfied employees. But is it necessary to have both within an...

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New Year’s Resolutions: Why Not to Bother
Dec31

New Year’s Resolutions: Why Not to Bother

This year try something different on New Year’s Eve: don’t make any resolutions. Why not? Well, they’re a feel-good distraction from what we really need to be doing. New Year’s resolutions give us comfort but they don’t help us change. Maybe that’s harsh, but from where I’m standing it’s the truest thing I’ve ever written. You see if we need an arbitrary date to get us to lose the weight, learn the...

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How Leaders Get Their Employees to Engage at Work
Dec29

How Leaders Get Their Employees to Engage at Work

According to research, an article published in the New York Daily News states that nearly 70% of American employees are miserable and unhappy at work and unfortunately, the majority of Americans dislike or feel disengaged on the job. The disconnection between the organization and the employees is a wake-up call for leaders. Leaders are having a difficult time trying to find ways to increase engagement with today’s employees, a...

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Do Your Employees Really Think Women are Bossy? [Infographic]
Dec15

Do Your Employees Really Think Women are Bossy? [Infographic]

HR has their hands full trying to create and maintain a fair workplace for everyone, but battling preconceived notions among employees can be a huge challenge. While stereotypes seem harmless, they have a real impact in the workplace. And if you’re a woman in HR, you know this all too well. At some point in your career, you’ve most likely been told that you’re too bossy. The stereotype of the bossy female leader is alive and well, and...

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What You Can Do About the Wage Gap
Dec07

What You Can Do About the Wage Gap

The Institute for Women’s Policy Research, reports the 20% gender wage gap will close by 2059 if current trends continue.

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How Do You Define Effective Leadership
Nov24

How Do You Define Effective Leadership

Lately, much emphasis is given to a leader’s ability to influence the behavior of his/her followers and much less on his/her ability to actually direct them towards the right goals and strategy. This made me question the nature of leadership, as it is currently being presented. What’s the value of influence if it doesn’t lead to actual positive results for an organization? To begin, we have all encountered numerous articles on...

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