Professional Development is a Necessity

On August 12, 2015, in Editorial Advisory Board, HR Scoop, Leadership, Learning, Victorio Milian, by Victorio Milian
One of the top concerns for today’s CEO is cultivating a creative workforce that addresses complex organizational challenges.

The $70,000 Minimum Wage – The Rest of The Story

On August 11, 2015, in Compensation, Editorial Advisory Board, HRExaminer, Leadership, Paul Hebert, by Paul Hebert
“If the situation at Gravity Payments teaches us anything it is that we need to really consider the emotional, the irrational, the non-business part of business.” – Paul Hebert

5 Links: Unconscious Bias

This week, we talked about conscious bias in Discrimination v. Reality. Here are five links that talk about unconscious bias in hiring, leadership, algorithms, and culture.

Discrimination v. Reality

On July 30, 2015, in Discrimination, Diversity, Employment Law, Heather Bussing, HRExaminer, Leadership, by Heather Bussing
Creating an inclusive, diverse, and successful work place is not about getting every decision perfect. It’s about fairness, openness, and care.

Stop Using Noncompete Agreements

On July 22, 2015, in Employment Law, Heather Bussing, HRExaminer, Leadership, Policies, by Heather Bussing
Employers like to make people sign noncompete agreements because they think they are protecting trade secrets. But it’s rare that any of those things are truly secret. Here are five ways noncompete agreements can backfire against employers.

Don’t Assume: Find Out What It’s Really Like.

Susan LaMotte discusses the cost of HR policies that rely on leadership assumptions that are out of touch or based on outdated employment experience.

More Love, Less Fear

On June 30, 2015, in Editorial Advisory Board, Engagement, HR Scoop, HRExaminer, Jason Lauritsen, Leadership, by Jason Lauritsen
“We need more love in the workplace. I know somewhere an HR manager’s head just exploded.” -Jason Lauritsen

Sentinel Employees. Do you have them? Do you use them?

On June 23, 2015, in Editorial Advisory Board, HR Scoop, HRExaminer, Leadership, Paul Hebert, Retention, by Paul Hebert
Canaries are called sentinel species. Your organization is an ecosystem as well. And you too have sentinel species. You may not know it. You may not have identified them yet. But they are there.

Where People and Tech Collide

On June 8, 2015, in Futures, Heather Bussing, HR Technology, HR Trends, HRExaminer, Leadership, Policies, by Heather Bussing
Why should you care about product managers? Because these are the people designing how you work.

Purposeful HR

On June 4, 2015, in Editorial Advisory Board, HR Scoop, HR Trends, HRExaminer, Leadership, Robin Schooling, by Robin Schooling
As human resources professionals we should not let ourselves be defined by what we do. What HR does is much less important than why we do it.
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