November 21, 2018
<a href="https://www.freepik.com/free-photo/workers-giving-ideas-for-the-new-project_899448.htm">Designed by Javi_indy</a>
Company Culture 21 November 2018
How to Succeed: 7 Tips to Be an Ethical Leader
Lidia Staron
With today’s challenges in finding and retaining highly skilled employees, business leaders, from CEOs to HR and recruitment managers, need to find ways to improve how they can contribute to establishing productive and positive environment for their staff. One way to do that is by practicing ethical leadership.
<a href="https://www.freepik.com/free-photo/businessman-holding-a-tablet-with-a-virtual-application_953759.htm">Designed by Onlyyouqj</a>
Company Culture 14 November 2018
How to Create Employee Experiences That Attract Tech Talents
Kristin Savage
Businesses who want to excel in today’s global market are creating employee experience as their strategic foundation. The world of technology is especially competitive. In this thriving talent economy, you need to stand out to attract and retain the most talented tech employees.
<a href="https://www.freepik.com/free-photo/smiling-young-employee-talking-to-business-leader_999521.htm">Designed by Katemangostar</a>
Company Culture 07 November 2018
Why Stay Interviews are Critical in Avoiding Exit Interviews
Jock Purtle
Reducing employee turnover needs to be at the center of your human resources strategy. Not only do high attrition rates lead to lower employee morale—no one likes working at a company that feels like a revolving door—but the cost of recruiting new employees is so high that doing so constantly can quickly run you out of business.
Hiring 30 October 2018
This Is the Future: 10 Non-Traditional Interview Techniques to Distinguish Top Talent
Ester Brierley
Traditional interviews no longer satisfy the needs of modern hiring managers. Innovative interviewing methods help find the best talent, saving time and effort.
<a href='https://www.freepik.com/free-photo/contract-male-sunny-sand-career_1074331.htm'>Designed by Creativeart</a>
Company Culture 25 October 2018
Delivering Superior Customer Service and Why it Matters
Guest Poster
Think about the last time you had a truly amazing customer service experience. Was it in response to something going wrong? Was it an individual going above and beyond? Was the company involved or embody great service? Whatever the context, it was memorable—and probably helped to ensure your loyalty as a customer
<a href="https://www.freepik.com/free-photo/happy-mother-with-her-children-working-on-laptop_2618082.htm">Designed by Freepik</a>
Training and Development 23 October 2018
5 Steps to Help Stay-At-Home Moms Set Up a Successful Business
Eva Benoit
When you are a stay-at-home mom, it can be challenging to find a career option that gives you the freedom to take care of your children. Many stay-at-home moms have started turning to small home business opportunities to help earn extra income and help them feel like even more of a boss than they already are.
<a href="https://www.freepik.com/free-photo/man-with-a-chart-in-his-hand_931976.htm">Designed by Creativeart</a>
Training and Development 17 October 2018
How to Support Employee Growth? 4 Tips for HR Specialists
Joseph Mclean
In today’s economy, it is not only difficult for people to find a good job, but it’s also difficult for employers to hold on to their employees, which is pretty contradictory. You see, once you do manage to find the right person to fill a particular position inside your company, you are going have to win them over.
Performance Management 10 October 2018
How to Conduct Performance Reviews: Advice from Employees
Joan Elmore
Performance evaluations can feel like a drudgery all around. Another "To-Do" in the middle of a thousand more important things. And most likely, employees aren’t jumping around in excitement to learn about how they’re measuring up.
<a href="https://www.freepik.com/free-photo/portrait-of-smiling-male-and-female-businesspeople_2559367.htm">Designed by Freepik</a>
Hiring 03 October 2018
How to Create the Perfect Job Opening for the Perfect Applicant
Susan Saurel
What do you think your employees want from your company? One of the most serious mistakes that hiring managers make when interviewing applicants is assuming that they are there for the money and career opportunities.
https://www.freepik.com/free-photo/group-of-diverse-people-having-a-business-meeting_2894621.htm
Training and Development 26 September 2018
How to Encourage Employee Development
Wendy Dailey
When I was first asked to write about encouraging employee development, I thought "cool, this should be easy." After all I'm a huge proponent of professional development. I have my HR certifications and regularly attend learning sessions, in person and online, to maintain those certifications.
<a href="https://www.freepik.com/free-photo/businessman-leader-in-modern-office-with-businesspeople-working_1174192.htm">Designed by Javi_indy</a>
Company Culture 19 September 2018
How Good Managers Influence Employee Happiness
Helo Tamme
People join organizations and leave their managers. Considering the labor market situation and the challenges that organizations are facing when trying to attract and retain top talent, employers must think more than ever about the topic of leadership quality.
<a href="https://www.freepik.com/free-photo/two-business-men-arm-wrestling-stubbornly-in-lobby_1148204.htm">Designed by Katemangostar</a>
Performance Management 11 September 2018
How to Use Strength-based Philosophy to Improve the Workplace
Ankita Poddar
Advocating a strength-based philosophy is only one part of the equation; implementing it is a completely different ballgame. Therefore, while I will still spend time explaining the strength-based philosophy, I’ll spend a little extra time exploring how one can leverage it at the workplace.
Performance Management 04 September 2018
How to Build Confidence in your Employees
Brett Farmiloe
Dedicated employees are the bones of every successful company. Without them, there would simply be no business! That is why it is of the utmost importance to instill confidence within them. Because let’s face it, you can’t micromanage every employee.
Photo by rawpixel.com from Pexels
Performance Management 28 August 2018
5 Ways to Deliver Exceptional Management Leadership
Guest Poster
Managers are important for the success of any enterprise, especially for small- to mid-sized firms where they take on many roles. However, leadership is equally important. While certain skills contribute to success, organizations need strong leadership to succeed.
Hiring 21 August 2018
4 Strategies to Hold the Attention of Candidates during the Hiring Process
Kelly Barcelos
It’s a competitive world and finding the right fit for your open role is a challenging task, especially when the position demands a specific skillset. Even though if you manage to attract ideal candidates, you may fail to keep them interested all through the job interview process.
Company Culture 16 August 2018
How to Help Your Employees Deal with Workplace Stress
Tiffany Rowe
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.
Photo by rawpixel.com from Pexels
Hiring 14 August 2018
What You Should Know About Hiring International Candidates
Sarah Landrum
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.
<a href='https://www.freepik.com/free-photo/black-man-looking-at-draft-in-office_2309923.htm'>Designed by Freepik</a>
Training and Development 09 August 2018
Professional Development Isn't A Choice - SHRM 2018
Jazmine Wilkes
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.
<a href="https://www.freepik.com/free-photo/woman-hands-yoga-meditations-and-making-a-zen-symbol-with-her-ha_1025841.htm">Designed by Freepik</a>
Company Culture 07 August 2018
Zen your Work - SHRM 2018
Wendy Dailey
I had the great opportunity to attend SHRM18 in Chicago this year. This is the largest gathering of HR professionals in the world and there are 100s of speakers and sessions to attend; it can be overwhelming to try to figure out what to see and even more overwhelming to figure out what to do with all the information you get. I
<a href="http://www.freepik.com/free-photo/cheerful-team-of-workers-with-laptop_1323674.htm">Designed by Freepik</a>
Succession Planning 02 August 2018
Optimizing Internal Hiring with Pathways
Hannah Son
By utilizing high-impact succession planning—a dynamic, continual hiring optimization process—organizations are able to avoid mistakes in hiring and ultimately save time and money.
Photo by Christina Morillo from Pexels
Performance Management 31 July 2018
5 Gentle Ways to Increase Your Employees' Productivity with Gamification
Adam Wakoski
Gamification has become one of the most hyped terms lately that is used almost everywhere where it is necessary to drive better results. Being perceived by many as just another millennial fad, it has actually proven to be effective in various fields. To keep up with the trends, a lot of companies follow the early adopters’ example and implement gamification practices into their workflow. However, the results are not always what is expected or satisfying.
Training and Development 26 July 2018
5 Surprising Reasons to Use Games in Leadership Training
Jessica Thiefels
Games make for the perfect supplemental training tool during leadership work. Games promote all the characteristics a great leader should have: communication, enthusiasm, accountability, and collaboration. Watching your leaders in training play can also provide insights into how they’ll manage setbacks and a work to boost morale. If you’re not sure about bringing games into your leadership training sessions, keep reading.
<a href="https://www.freepik.com/free-photo/sad-man-with-fist-on-forehead_982805.htm">Designed by Freepik</a>
Succession Planning 24 July 2018
Making The Most of Employee Turnover
Technology Advice
Find the silver lining. Make lemonade from lemons. Look on the bright side. All those idioms about turning the negative into a positive can feel like little more than pretty words when you’re dealing with employee turnover. Why? Well, employee turnover has major implications on the health of your business. According to Gallup, at any given time, 51 percent of employed adults in the United States are at risk of leaving their current jobs.
Hiring 19 July 2018
How to Market Any Job Opening to Attract the Best Talent
Brett Farmiloe
Attracting the best talent can be challenging. Talented professionals have well-rooted values and as a result, have high expectations. Just like them, you also want the best for your company. You’ve worked hard to find the top talent you already have, as well as creating a great, positive culture.
Photo by rawpixel.com from Pexels
Company Culture 17 July 2018
How to Have Invested Employees
Joan Elmore
There are plenty of ways to have invested employees, but today we’re going to talk about just one. We try so hard to help the people in our companies to embrace the mission; to buy-in to the vision; to care about the results. Why can’t they see it? What do I have to do to get them excited about this?

follow us on