We scour the web for interesting and actionable HR news and information, so you don’t have to. Here are 10 curated stories that caught our attention this month.
Veteran’s Day was November 11, and although it’s a one-day observance, it serves as a powerful reminder of the importance of hiring and supporting veterans. Not only does it make you a good corporate citizen, it also has multiple benefits to your business.
In the midterm elections November 6, Democrats recaptured the House while Republicans retained their majority in the Senate. What does this mean for employers? Here are the top 10 things to expect in the labor and employment law arena.
HR professionals often fall into the trap of becoming disconnected from internal clients by using jargon-heavy language to communicate strategy. Learning to speak the same language as your leadership can help you demonstrate your value to the organization.
Once you are speaking the language of business instead, the next step is to write like a leader. Following these eight tips can make your written communications sing, even if words don’t come naturally to you.
The 21st Century workforce is diverse, and most employers recognize the value of recruiting and hiring to increase diversity in their organizations. How can you foster diversity while limiting the risk of discrimination or reverse discrimination claims?
Some of the best-liked managers are generally very competent at many aspects of their jobs, but can fall into the trap of undermanagement by avoiding conflict, not paying enough attention to performance management, or lacking accountability. There are ways they can rise above undermanagement without swinging too far the other way into micromanagement.
As a manager, your goal is to make your team better, and there are often metrics by which you can determine the success of your team. But how can you measure how well you (or the managers you manage) are doing? Start by asking yourself these 10 questions.
Uncomfortable conversations about personal behaviors and poor performance are tough and putting them off just allows the problems to worsen. Use your knowledge of the situation and put together the right combination of management skills to tackle the talk now.
Regular check-ins with new hires can foster engagement and retention, and many organizations recognize their value. The challenge is to structure these check-ins to ensure they meet the needs of the company as well as the employee without being so cumbersome they get neglected.
Fostering creative thinking by your employees can help them bring brilliant ideas not just to the table, but to life. An organizational psychologist explains five ways HR professionals can inspire creativity.