In the real world, there is rarely enough time or information to make a reasoned decision, and even if there were, there is no pre-defined formulae to solve the problems we have.
Americans are quitting their jobs at the fastest pace since 2008. In this week’s feature article, Maren Hogan responds with, “Stop the Bleeding: 3 Ways to Retain Employees.” People sure are good at telling others: I’m Offended. You’re Doing It Wrong! Heather Bussing says the Cult of Nice is preventing people from understanding each other and making it increasingly difficult to have a meaningful dialog on important race and gender issues. Read more in, You’re Doing It Wrong: the Cult of Nice. Who’s going to win the recruiting contest? The company that helps you live longer or the company that squirrels around with primitive offerings? In, Looking Back: Pocket Doc, John Sumser jumps back to 2012 when health and fitness apps were taking center stage for the first time as a way to explore the ever evolving definition of HR Technology. Enjoy!
In our feature article this week Victorio Milian discusses how candidate names impact hiring results and candidate experience. Read Victorio’s article, “What’s My Name?.” John Sumser talks about what happens to people when software creators remove key features of their software in a bid to increase revenue in, Breaking What Works. What’s the most powerful book that you read in 2014? For Heather Bussing it was Keise Laymon’s How to Slowly Kill Yourself and Others in America. Learn why in Heather’s article, Read Kiese Laymon. On HR Examiner Radio John talks with Mike Maughan of Qualtrics about helping organizations understand employee development and engagement strategies. Enjoy!