Funny the way it is, if you think about it, how expectation can differ greatly from reality. We grow up with a certain perception of what work will be like, and in many cases, reality is a lot different than what we had imagined. Now, of course, it’s never an apples to apples comparison, … Continue reading Expectation vs. Reality: Viventium Edition
Taline Schmidt is a contributing author for Markitors, a digital marketing company. When you think of an effective leader, what words come to mind? It’s not enough to simply be good at your job. There are certain qualities that will differentiate a good HR leader from a great one. Below are the seven most important … Continue reading What Makes a Great HR Leader? 7 Leadership Qualities to Have
Recently, I had the opportunity to take the trip of a lifetime. As a graduate student at Montclair State University, I was given the option to spend ten days overseas. The options were either Beijing and Seoul or Barcelona and Prague. Since I had already been to Europe, I was eager to venture into Asia … Continue reading 5 Ways Workplace Culture is Different Around the World
Formulas, processes, and analysis. Vision, creativity, and emotional connection. This is what HR is all about. It’s a little bit of administration. It’s a little bit of strategy. A little bit of science. A little bit of art. And a whole lot of passion and skill. OK, who are we kidding? It’s a whole lot … Continue reading Discover The Art and Science of HR at #SHRM19! (Booth #2002)
You’ve probably heard of unlimited paid time off (PTO). Maybe you’ve rolled your eyes at it. And perhaps you’ve wondered: Do any companies — that aren’t tech startups — actually, have unlimited PTO)? Is this really a thing? It’s a thing. Just not a big thing. About 2 percent of U.S. companies offer unlimited PTO. Which … Continue reading Is Unlimited PTO Right for Your Company?