In today’s fast paced startup ecosystem, a meticulous approach is must for running a company – be it small or large. In light of this, companies that carry even slightest of HR and payroll mistakes can throw their entire business off the track. Therefore, it is crucial for business owners to invest in a right payroll solution so that they can easily handle and manage their employees’ records…Continue
Added by Micheal zhou on December 7, 2017 at 7:58am — No Comments
It is imperative that a business’ work environment be made positive and dynamic as much as possible. Whether it is a large-scale or a small-scale company, having inspired,…Continue
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I despise generational assumptions and stereotypes. Most lack…Continue
Added by Michael Overell on November 2, 2016 at 3:00pm — No Comments
Everyone who starts up a new business wants to be successful, but in reality, many of these new businesses will be closed within five years. It takes a lot in today’s world to simply survive, and it takes much more to grow. If you’re new to the business world, you may…Continue
Added by Sheza gary on October 18, 2016 at 8:12am — No Comments
The problem with top talent is that there are fewer of them than there are open positions. Any employer would love to fill their team with the best of the best (and perhaps replace Tardy Tom while they’re at it) so when a highly skilled, highly driven candidate enters the job market, they aren’t…Continue
Added by Steven Duque on September 1, 2016 at 9:30am — No Comments
Every company culture has a profound effect on your employee’s ethical behavior and the productivity of your company. A positive company culture enhances the team collaboration and productivity with it resulting in a happy workplace. On the other side, negative culture promotes…Continue
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By Tracie M. Davis, MBA
We all see the memes on LinkedIn that say “People Leave Managers, Not Companies.” I am guilty of sharing those quotes every time I see one pop up on my screen. I’ve noticed many people agree with this statement, but there is very little information going around on how to be a better manager.
Of course, there is the famous “be a leader and not a dictator” meme going around but that only focuses on one aspect of employee engagement.
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I am currently reading a must read for all HR professionals, The Rise of HR: Wisdom from 73 Thought Leaders*, which was recently released by the Human Resource Certification Institute. It makes the case for the fact that the HR space has changed to one centered in VUCA (volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous). The contributors…Continue
Added by Daniel T. Bloom on July 6, 2015 at 10:59am — No Comments
As organizations today we are faced with a major dilemma. We listen to government officials tell us that we really need to concentrate on turning out more individuals grounded in the STEM disciplines. But that push comes fraught with a major discord. Let me try and describe the dilemma in a real time example.
In our two-day seminar, on which this series is based, we used to ask the participants to complete Osterwald’s …Continue
Added by Daniel T. Bloom on March 10, 2015 at 9:37am — No Comments
Dr. Tony Alessandra, the author of the book “The Platinum Rule” , suggests that the purpose of all businesses is to acquire and maintain customers. So how do we, as Tony suggests, acquire and maintain customers? We do so by listening to the voice of the customer as it relates to how we do business.
To begin with let me clarify what we mean by the term customer. Whether it is an internal customer in the…Continue
Added by Daniel T. Bloom on February 3, 2015 at 11:08am — No Comments
The news wires of late have been filled with stories one after another of NFL players involved in some form of domestic violence. Listening to Roger Goddell’s statement last week added to the feeling that something in this picture was missing. Like many organizations the NFL preferred their bottom line to what was morally and ethically right. Consider the reports from the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission regarding the $17,000,000 they have collected in fines for a wide range of…Continue
Driving by the local church which has provided a great number of inspirations for past blog posts, they had on their billboard the statement “if our prayers are empty words so is G-d’s response” As many of you know I never talk religion in this space, and will not begin now, but it did bring up an interesting…Continue
Added by Daniel T. Bloom on August 14, 2014 at 7:30pm — No Comments
In the past couple of months my professional world has been turned upside down by two different organizations calling for changes. The first was the Society for Human Resource Management making the decision that after 130,000 certifications they needed to bring the process in house. The second was the National…Continue
The source for many of my posts over the years has been the local churches announcing their upcoming sermons for the Sunday services and this one is no different. Originally I thought about this in a different context but the events of the past week have changed my focus.
We are involved in an ever-changing world and these changes require that we change our focus and approaches in order to successfully deal with those changes. They require us to change our corporate culture. Newton’s…Continue
Who knows job seekers better than GlassDoor? Their research provides regular resources for recruiters looking for insights into the job seeker’s mind. They conducted a 2013 study and revealed the top 7…Continue
Added by Raj Sheth on April 26, 2014 at 8:30am — No Comments
They were upset about the fact that the data collected was not compared to anyone outside of their…Continue
Companies attempting to keep costs low may consider recruiting independent contractors instead of permanent employees.
While the notion may seem attractive on its face, however, anyone responsible for recruiting talent should understand the critical differences between the two before choosing which…Continue
Let me begin by stating that in no way am I espousing one religious view over another. Further those of you, who have followed my blog since its inception in 2007, know that I rarely touch on the ethics end of our profession. Having said that one of my local churches once again posted the Sunday sermon topic,…Continue
Attracting Talent: Good companies create a strong brand identity with their customers and then deliver on that promise. Great employment brands do the same, with quantifiable and qualitative results. As a result, the right people choose to join your company.
Selecting Talent: Management should implement proven talent selection systems and tools to create profiles of the right people based on the competencies of high performers. It's not simply a matter of…