Surprise! People can be as unproductive in the office as they are at home. That’s the first point to recognize if you’re wondering whether you can trust people to work even when they don’t come to work. The workers who might spend half their days watching cat videos at home can just as easily view … Continue reading 4 “Secrets” for Better Remote Workers
How are you celebrating National Learning and Development Month this October? What? You didn’t know? That’s OK. Because you know something far more important — that building skills is an ongoing process that should be happening throughout the year. And sure enough, there are countless employee and leadership development programs to help you do just … Continue reading 6 Ways to Make Mentoring Matter at Your Company
Stop Hiring for Culture Fit Hiring for culture fit is important. Almost all HR experts (and “experts”) with a bunch of letters following their name will tell you that. The notion has been touted so often as best practice that we’ve come to take it for granted. There’s just one problem: It’s bad advice. Your … Continue reading Are You Hiring Stepford Candidates?
3 Ways to Relieve Prevent Stress It’s Stress Awareness Month and your employees are stressed. That’s the bad news. Now for the worse news: 65 percent of Americans cite work as a top source of their stress, and more than one-third say they experience chronic work stress. Now for the horrible news: All that tension … Continue reading Stress Balls Will Never Fix Anyone’s Stress
3 Ways to Extend a Great Candidate Experience Through Onboarding Spring is finally here! It’s that time of year when everything starts to feel new again. OK, so what if you had that same feeling only a few months ago when the new year began? Let’s run with this metaphor! The sun is shining longer, … Continue reading Treat Your Employees Like They’re Still Candidates