February 18, 2018
Company Culture 19 February 2018
How To Communicate Effectively With Your Team
Rachel Summers
As a manager, you're needed to keep your team on task and able to work to deadlines. A huge part of this is communicating well with them. Improving communication in the workplace can bring many benefits to your organization such as increased productivity and loyalty.
Interviews 09 February 2018
Interview: Imo Udom
Dillon Chen
Technology is changing the world and the way companies are hiring. One of the latest new improvements is using video interviews during the hiring process. In our exclusive interview with Imo Udom, the CEO of Wepow, we get an inside look at the world of video interviewing and what it’s like to be a CEO in this industry.
Performance Management 12 February 2018
Coach vs. Manager - What Do Employees Want?
Jessica Barrett Halcom
You probably noticed that at some point within workplace culture, we began calling managers “leaders.” We need to recognize that the role of a manager requires so much more than previously acknowledged by the term "manager". The old school of thought was that in order to be a candidate for a management position, you needed to put in your time, do a great job, and eventually, you’d have enough seniority to take the next promotion when it became available.
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Hiring 16 February 2018
7 Terrible Things Recruiters Do That Scare Away Potential Hires
Audrey Robinson
Hiring can be hard, even if it’s done well. As a recruiter, you know how long and complicated the process can be. If you’re looking to optimize your hiring efforts, you’ve probably looked into things like automation and unconventional methods to fetch great candidates. But have you ever asked yourself if you may be part of the problem?
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Performance Management 14 February 2018
How to make your employees love you: Increasing engagement and retention
Joan Elmore
What can company leaders do to retain great employees? What can they do to keep employees engaged? If you’re asking these, here are some actionable strategies you can start immediately.
Company Culture 07 February 2018
How to use Social Media to build an Awesome Community
William Grigsby
Every leader is trying to get better by the day. As for the directions to which human resources and RPO leaders can grow, there’s one particular aspect that gets our attention: social media. That’s right; leaders are going social. These platforms offer endless opportunities for them to discover talent, promote their employer brand, and attract the best workers their way.
Performance Management 26 January 2018
HR Software to check out in 2018
Isabella A
In the ever increasingly growing and competitive workforce, companies are having to find creative solutions to help manage employee information and organize data. Gone are the days of traditional methods of training and filing cabinets stuffed with misplaced paperwork on employees.
Company Culture 31 January 2018
How to use employee feedback to improve your company's work environment
Livia Cretan
We spend A LOT of time at work, therefore working in a place which provides great experience is something we all dream of. Nowadays, people are interested not only in big salaries, medical insurances, job titles, or team building, but also in the environment the company provides. Many companies today pay attention to the work environment they provide for their employees.
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Training and Development 05 January 2018
Why it’s Important to be SMART When Setting Goals
Alexandria Brown
The process of Goal Setting can be an incredibly powerful Employee Experience driver. Goal setting gives direct reports an opportunity to work with their manager to discuss what their professional future holds within the organization and connect short-term motivators with a longer-term vision. Although there are numerous methods you can use to set goals, I’m a fan of using the SMART Goal method to structure goal setting.
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Company Culture 05 February 2018
What You Need to Know about Boosting Employee Happiness
Monique Serbu
Boosting employee morale is not just something good to do, it’s something that will make your company stand out, help you attract top talent, and decrease your turnover rates. To make sure you’re headed in the same direction as these top-rated companies, follow these seven surefire ways to enhance employee satisfaction and passion in 2018.
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Training and Development 29 January 2018
9 Ways to Encourage Employees Critical Thinking in the Workplace
Eva Wislow
Business executives and company managers tend to talk about the importance of critical thinking but they rarely ever try to encourage it in their own teams. As the matter of fact, most of them don’t even know how to describe and explain this phrase. By definition, critical thinking is the ability and willingness to assess claims and make objective judgments on the basis of well-supported reasons.
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Training and Development 08 January 2018
How to Build Strong Partnerships with Employees
Julie Peterson
Can you identify the main factor that makes a modern leader different from the leader of the past? The ideal leader of the future is not seen just as someone who leads people towards a common goal. He’s seen as a person who develops strong partnerships inside and outside the organization.
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Performance Management 12 January 2018
How to set Smarter Goals: Improving on SMART
Ankita Poddar
The New Year hustle has begun. The holidays have ended and new resolutions have begun to kick in. What time better than now to finish reflecting on the past year and usher in goals for the new?
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Training and Development 03 January 2018
HR Managers: How to Dramatically Improve Your Business Writing Skills
Mary Walton
When was the last time you actually paid attention to the quality of writing? As the manager of an HR department, the chances are that you spent most of your day writing, whether it’s in the form of emails, reports, letters and other kinds of documents. Did you know that by investing time in improving your business-related writing skills, you can teach yourself to communicate far more effectively, helping you to make your job far more effective, efficient and overall easier?
Performance Management 02 February 2018
The best ways to Evaluate Remote Employees
Dillon Chen
Employee Evaluations are an important part of growing a company. When done properly, it can be a great source of information and essential to Succession Pathways within your company. Evaluations often consist of performance analysis that is used in employee improvement as well as internal promotions and pay raises. Things are a little different when evaluating remote workers as there is no daily in-person interaction to evaluate.
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Performance Management 24 January 2018
Working Successfully with Remote Employees
Dillon Chen
In management, there are different challenges working with different types employees. In particular, remote employees can be difficult to manage and develop a successful working relationship with because they are not in the office. Some managers find it really hard to be in charge of somebody they don't see every day. On the other hand, remote employees can feel isolated from the company and unable to find answers to questions or get guidance on their work.
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Performance Management 22 January 2018
Important skills that your Remote Employees should have
Dillon Chen
Remote employees are becoming more and more common nowadays. With all the new technology, it is easier than ever for employees to work from the comfort of their own home and not going into the office. We gathered opinions from numerous professionals to give us an idea of skills needed to make working remotely effective. Check out the following:
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Training and Development 19 January 2018
What kind of Leader are you?
Dillon Chen
Leadership is an important part of any organization. With proper leadership, employees will be more efficient, achieve organizational goals, and learn to work together as a team.
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Performance Management 10 January 2018
Improving Communication in the Workplace
Zinny Allen-Obayagbona
Communication occurs in our everyday lives and is therefore inevitable in the workplace. It’s something we all have to do and need to pay so much attention to. Communication isn’t all about what is verbally uttered but also includes nonverbal cues. And if not for anything else, this is enough reason why it should be so important to improve communication in your workplace in order to avoid any form of miscommunication where necessary.
Training and Development 17 January 2018
How to Encourage Employee’s Personal Development Without Imposing It
Olivia Ryan
Personal development is key to nurturing and utilizing talent in work. As an employer, you must continually invest in creating opportunities for personal development, providing your employees with everything from leadership training to building new skills.
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Performance Management 15 January 2018
The best Tips & Tricks to Empower your Employees
Tom Jager
Employees are the backbone of every company, and their performance is crucial to the overall success. Having empowered employees will do wonders for a business of any type because they will be capable of solving problems on their own, and finding the right solution without asking for permission.
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Company Culture 12 January 2018
Corporate Social Responsibility
Susannah Bruck
Companies have to think about a lot of different factors in order to stay in business and thrive long-term: pleasing investors and stockholders, attracting and retaining customers, and maintaining a positive public image. In the past, all of that was done for a simple reason: to create profits. These days, however, Americans are asking an important question: should corporations be focused on more than just making a profit?
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Hiring 20 December 2017
Job Descriptions: Write Hard and Clear about What Hurts
Wendy Dailey
There are thousands of posts and books about how to write a job description -- I know because I've looked at a lot of them! Looking for the key, the magic trick to make your job descriptions understandable, complete, concise yet not 100 pages long can be difficult.
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Training and Development 22 December 2017
3 HR Blogs you should be reading
Alexis Ang
No matter the size of your business, human resources or people operations play a crucial role in how your organization thrives. From planning people specific strategies to budgets, hiring, development and several other facets, these are the leaders who affect every part of your business. As we are in the last quarter of the year we’ve compiled three must-read HR blogs that industry professionals like yourself frequent for knowledge, trends and support to help you prepare for 2018.
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Performance Management 27 December 2017
Use Habit Science for an Employee Engagement Breakthrough
Jane Watson
The concept of employee engagement has been around for nearly 30 years. And while we might still argue about the best way to define it precisely, the fundamentals of engagement are no great mystery. At this point, I suspect you’d be hard pressed to find an HR professional who isn’t familiar with the fundamentals of making an organization a more engaging workplace. Things like treating employees with respect, communicating clear goals, providing timely feedback and recognition, and supporting employee development.

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