All Blog Posts Tagged 'workplace' (51)

Clear Background: 4 Ways Recruiters Can Check Employee Records

The idea of hiring new staff members can make many recruiters feel dread and discomfort. Choosing qualified team members isn’t exactly the simplest project in the world, after all. If you want to simplify the process, however, these four methods can make your screening duties go a lot more smoothly. It’s…


Added by Rachelle Wilber on February 14, 2018 at 5:00pm — No Comments

5 Ways to Stop Sexual Harassment at Workplace

In October 2017, the world was shocked when close to a dozen Hollywood actors came out to protest what they termed as sexual harassment by powerful Hollywood producer and director, Harvey Weinstein. Most shocking was how some of the accusations dated back decades and had never been reported.  Johanna Silver, Career Advisor at career development center, commented: “Almost 70% of women and…


Added by Alice Berg on January 25, 2018 at 10:54am — No Comments

Building Culture: 8 things to lookout for

Barely a day goes by without the word 'culture' featuring heavily in my conversations. It’s become a sort of catch-all phrase and having a ‘great’ one is something lots of agencies can be fiercely proud and protective of - and rightly so. It's also a great get-out-jail-free card when it comes to delivering negative interview feedback; "they're good but we don't feel like they fit our…


Added by Darren Scotland on January 25, 2018 at 4:26am — No Comments

5 Management Hacks to Avoid High Employee Turnover

A high employee turnover rate means more costs incurred for rehiring and retraining new recruits, not to mention a more error-prone office due to constant changes in the people who handle the day-to-day tasks. To help you avoid a…


Added by Devin Caldwell on December 7, 2017 at 1:21pm — No Comments

Best Practices for HR Workers to Encourage Workplace Diversity

Encouraging diversity in the workplace is one of the most important things that any company can do. Many studies show that companies that emphasize diversity perform better than those that do not. There are various people who live all over the world who have great levels of talent. With…


Added by Rachael Murphey on October 24, 2017 at 1:32pm — No Comments

Five sensitive things concerning the generation of millennials – millennials as employees

The current generation of young adults born in the 1980s and 90s have rewritten the standards which had previously been commonplace in the workplace. For traders, this is a strategic purchasing power - for employers, it is an interesting…


Added by Daniela Berakova on September 12, 2017 at 9:30am — 1 Comment

Why learning is key in the digital transformation age

Knowledge is a weapon. How many times have you heard this before? As a matter of fact, one can hardly deny the relevance of this statement in a world of technological progress and digital transformation.

Generally described as the change associated with the application of digital technology in all aspects of human society, digital transformation has become a hot topic among executives in all industries. Companies in almost any sector are grappling with the strategic implications this…


Added by Adriana Screpnic on June 21, 2017 at 2:56am — No Comments

How do companies benefit from gender diversity and female leadership?

Notwithstanding different regulations such as quotas, companies themselves have learned that gender diversity helps them achieve better results. Various scientific studies, at the university level and in various consulting and accounting firms, have begun examining this topic over the past 3 years. One of the most recognised is the Peterson Institute for International Economics in Washington,…


Added by Daniela Berakova on May 29, 2017 at 7:00am — No Comments

Ever been bullied in the workplace? How did you deal with it?

A survey I read not long ago said that 14 % of the UK’s workforce are bullied at work and 21% aware of bullying going on at their workplace. It reminded me of a few encounters I have had with office bullies, and how I dealt with them.

My first encounter with an office bully happened when I was working as part of a sales team and this new guy joined as Director. From day one we didn’t really hit it off. We were similar ages and had similar…


Added by Alasdair Murray on May 5, 2017 at 9:00am — 3 Comments

How to Make Your Workplace Healthy - And Why it Could be Good for Business

A busy workplace can be a stressful environment, especially when you've got a large number of staff crammed into a tight space - all working to deadlines. Not only is a workplace stressful - but it can also be unhealthy. Often, these two things go hand in hand and actually make the other worse. A happy and healthy workforce is also less stressed - and therefore more productive. We're going to look at how to make your office healthier, so your business flourishes.

Why have…


Added by Peter Ellington on April 14, 2016 at 6:27am — No Comments

What Marriage Equality Has Not Meant In The Workplace. Respect, For One Thing.

Someone called me a faggot.

Now, this is the first time I’ve ever been called a faggot. Typing that f-word twice actually makes me feel really uncomfortable. I don’t think it’s an ok word to use. In fact, I can’t think of a single instance in which using it is ok. I googled just to…


Added by Katrina Kibben on October 16, 2015 at 1:00pm — No Comments

How to minimize workplace negativity

Everyone has reason to become negative about his/her work from time to time. Workplaces are composed of people with various personalities and attitudes, which can become negative when there are deadlines to be met, and challenging tasks to be completed.  There is no set solution to preventing negativity in the workplace, but guidelines should be put in place so the employees are held to a certain expectation of behavior when the environment…


Added by Stacy Carpenter on August 18, 2015 at 12:51am — No Comments

Have you found your Workplace Calling?

When we think about our work life, we fundamentally want to be happy. Studies have shown that performance and job satisfaction (“happiness”) go hand in hand in making an organization successful. Associate Professor of Organizational Psychology at Yale University, Amy Wrzesniewski, discovered that people have one of three…


Added by Stacy Carpenter on July 14, 2015 at 4:07pm — No Comments

Some slightly different methods of keeping up office moral

If you’re a manger of an office team or you own your own company and you have many members of staff working for you, it can’t be under estimated just how important it is to keep up moral around the workplace. Obviously, one of the main reasons that everyone chooses to work is for monetary reasons so making sure that everyone is paid on-time and the correct amount is the first step towards good moral. However, after a while, workers can lose their good moral and this can affect the company’s…


Added by James Richings on April 16, 2015 at 8:16am — No Comments

Someone in the office caught your eye lately? Think twice! (or, how what seems a good idea at the time can turn into a nightmare)

Way back when, my since dear departed brother and I worked together in the classified advertising department of one of the UK’s leading quality newspapers. No big deal – except that we were the only two men in a team of twenty. Were we tempted? Read on.

You would think perhaps that faced with such odds it would be hard to resist or avoid some kind of romantic liaison with one of our female colleagues. Indeed the guys from next door in production used to…


Added by Alasdair Murray on February 14, 2015 at 10:00am — 3 Comments

Aligning Candidate Experience to a Great Workplace with @GerryCrispin and @KimPeters

What do Deloitte, Genentech, Intel and Stryker all have in common?

 Easy. They have each won recognition in 2014 for not only creating a great work environment but translating that commitment to the treatment of their candidates – even the ones they don’t hire.

They’ll also be…


Added by Katrina Kibben on January 12, 2015 at 6:00pm — 1 Comment

Creating Connection: How a Great Technology Workplace Keeps Its Talent Happy

At Great Rated, we recently analyzed 50,000 confidential employee surveys to create our list of People’s Picks: 20 Great Workplaces in Technology. For human resources professionals, the no.1 organization in the large-companies category offers a telling example of the practices that help create a true sense of connection between team members and their organization.    …


Added by Kim Peters on October 10, 2014 at 3:57pm — No Comments

Process Management or Time Management? That Is the Question

I was talking with a friend the other day who, was lamenting that she had too much work and not enough time to get it all done. Her manager contended the reason was that she and her teammate did not understand how to manage their time. This is an age-old argument that I hear often in the workplace.

It is a…


Added by Daniel T. Bloom on April 26, 2014 at 7:30am — 1 Comment

How Twitter Built My Brand

Oh, c’mon! Go ahead! Take a crack at it! It’s really not that intimidating. A couple tweets here, a couple tweets there; a 

few RT’s sprinkled in, several hundred #’s here, and……BAM!!! You’re a Tweetin’ machine! The first time I set up my first Twitter account, @MikeChuidian, I really didn’t know what to…


Added by Mike Chuidian on March 13, 2013 at 9:30am — 51 Comments

An Inside Look at How Gen Y Views the Workplace

Recruiting the best candidates isn’t always easy. HR outsourcing firms and hiring managers know this. With recent college graduates entering the workforce, different factors are at stake when it comes to making a decision about where to work. Whether you…


Added by Erica Bell on November 20, 2012 at 2:19pm — 14 Comments

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