Book Smart vs. Street Smart – The Psychology of Good and Bad Judgment

On November 10, 2015, in Dr. Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic, Editorial Advisory Board, Leadership, Learning, Talent Management, by Dr. Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic
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.

What Gets Measured Gets Done

One of the biggest issues with how we manage and engage our employees is the fact that we measure managers on everything except engagement.

Hiring is a Tango

“if your hiring process allows you stand back with your arms crossed in judgement, you are being tricked into the wrong frame of mind.” –Bob Corlett

Shifting Blame and Ducking Risk in Hiring

Hiring is the single riskiest responsibility for most managers. Like the Kobayashi Maru, hiring appears to be a no-win scenario – the perfect storm of problematic job responsibilities.

It’s not just information, it’s evidence

On October 28, 2015, in Data, Employment Law, Heather Bussing, HR Scoop, HRExaminer, Leadership, Policies, Social Media Policy, by Heather Bussing
Everything, especially everything at work, is on the record. It’s not just information, it’s evidence.

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.