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Will Your Pre-employment Test Pass the Legal Test?

Tue, 04/29/2014 - 04:00
The acceptance of testing in the work place has grown from reluctance to almost faddish in the last 30 years. Even as early as 2001, 68 percent of companies reported using various forms of job-skills testing, according to a survey by the American Management Association. That’s not

Leading Through Indirect Influence

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 04:00
Leading using indirect influence tactics can sometimes be far more effective than giving direct orders or instructions. These tactics may not be as straightforward regarding your aims, your means, or both. This does not necessarily make them wrong when they benefit the mission and

Stress away from the Office is on the Rise

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 04:00
As the pace of society changes, HR professionals and the employees they recruit experience more stress. Traditionally, you could count on "dad" or "mom" to bring their stress home from the office. Yet, the dominating direction has shifted—reports show that

Twelve Observations about Work and Life

Mon, 04/21/2014 - 04:00
It took me the longest time to realize that every person on the planet has some knowledge that could benefit others. Never write off others because they are too old, too young, too rich, too poor, or any other superficial reason. You'll be surprised by the wisdom you can g

The (Hidden) Cost of Insecurity: Can Un-ease Lead to Dis-ease?

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 04:00
While the majority of employers in the United States have some type of health and wellness program in place, and the Affordable Care Act provides additional support to do so , many employers have yet to asses

HR strategy: How to engage and retain your MVPs

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 04:00
As the war for talent rages on, big companies face a battle to keep their top talent. Just like in elite sports, the best of the best—the most valuable players—are highly-coveted. HR professionals: You must act fast to make sure you have the strategy to help your organization

Increasing diversity a major focus of recruitment strategies

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 04:00
More than half of HR professionals say their recruiting strategy is designed to help increase diversity at their organization, according to a report released last week by the Socie

VIDEO: Soft skills and metrics work hand in hand in HR at Maple Leaf Foods

Tue, 04/08/2014 - 04:00
  While HR professionals often excel at utilizing and developing soft skills, the new realities of the business world means that human resources de

Skills Gap and Poor Talent Adaptability Cost Global Economy $150 Billion

Tue, 04/08/2014 - 04:00
A lack of talent adaptability among employees at corporations worldwide costs the global economy $150 billion annually, according to just-released research by PwC and LinkedIn. The report focused on the inability for people to retrain for new skills and switch industries, two must-have

Start Your Own Engagement Revolution, Today

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 04:00
Too often we hear the term “employee engagement” and think of it as corporate-wide initiative led by HR. Or maybe it’s why we need to train the managers better, so they’ll do a better job of engaging their team members. I’d like to humbly suggest that e