Company Culture 16 August 2018How to Help Your Employees Deal with Workplace Stress
These days, everyone’s working lives are busier and more intense than ever, due largely to the increase in mobile communication devices which keep us checking our emails and thinking about work 24/7. As a result, workplace stress is a bigger issue than ever. In North America, 35 percent of workers report losing an hour or more per day in productivity due to stress. This means it’s not only employees who are being affected; businesses are getting less out of their teams, too.
Hiring 14 August 2018What You Should Know About Hiring International Candidates
There is a popular theory that suggests that humans are connected by only 6 degrees of separation. Think of five people you know, and according to the theory, you’re connected to a Kochi herder in Afghanistan or the Queen of England. The theory traces back to a short story called “Chains” written in 1929, in which one character challenges others to find a single person they’re not connected to via five intermediaries.
Training and Development 09 August 2018Professional Development Isn't A Choice - SHRM 2018
A little over one month ago, approximately 15,000+ HR Professionals met in Chicago, IL to participate, learn, and network during the Society of Human Resource Management Conference, better known as SHRM18. During this conference, I really learned the value of professional development and just like the title of this article states, it’s not a choice.