When co-workers are caught in conflict, do you know how to re-open the lines of communication without getting trapped in the conflict?
Do you care — or do you just stay clear?
Project management allows companies to oversee and forecast completion dates for each phase a project or initiative so they end on time, within budget, and within scale.
Using project management methods and tools, it’s possible to:
By Eric B. Meyer
Five minutes ago, after taking the obligatory selfies and between games of Candy Crush, one of your employees texted from an Ebola quarantine tent to alert you that she will be out of work for 21 days while under observation for Ebola.
As an employer, what are your obligations? What workplace laws are implicated?
And of course, because half of you are thinking it, can you just fire her? Read more…
We sleep next to our phones, unlock the devices an average of 150 times each day, and we’re even seeing mobile device separation anxiety, or nomophobia (no-mobile-phobia), among today’s college students.
Yes, it was only a matter of time before our faithful e-companion would help us find talent to fill open positions, too.
Mobile recruitment has changed the way we hire, enabling us to maintain constant communication through a variety of channels. Though some companies have tried to adopt mobile recruitment strategies, it isn’t going well for all. Read more…
Research on the ROI of employee engagement has proven time and again that organizations that create an engaging environment perform better than their competitors.
Results show that engaged companies:
In a recent interview, DDI General Manager Simon Mitchell commented that a high proportion of CEOs and board-level executives see HR as “the least strategic function” within an organization based upon a major survey conducted with a broad base of global leaders and HR executives.*
This kind of survey feedback should certainly be a concern to Human Resources departments around the world who tirelessly strive to add value to their business and drive it forward.
HR’s organizational role has never been more critical. HR is the human capital driver of the business strategy. Read more…
We’re all on this “transparency” bandwagon in our hiring practices.
We make sure to be ultra transparent about everything — except the real challenges that we’re currently facing. See why transparency is in quotes up there now?
Recruiters, although not intentionally trained to sell, end up being quite the pitchmen when it comes down to it. They become transparent about all the right things. Read more…
Leaders who step back and consider their employee engagement and outreach efforts for a moment may realize that they have lost the thread.
If employees are looking for new roles or considering leaving — and today, many are doing just that – calling them “engaged” seems foolhardy. Instead of pouring more resources into the assessment metrics that are already in place, it could be better to simply change strategies at a base level.
It’s not too late to switch tactics, and every moment that a business pushes forward with a system that is failing to reach the modern workforce, the danger of losing those employees becomes more immediate. Read more…
Editor’s Note: Readers frequently ask about past TLNT articles. That’s why we republish a Classic TLNT post every Friday.
Today’s post is inspired by this one on small gestures made by good bosses, especially those at the most senior level.
It’s also inspired by a sneak-peek I got at the results of our latest Workforce Mood Tracker survey, which showed employees would rather have a better boss than more money in their paycheck.
That caused me to think about the characteristics of a better boss. While there are many, these three seem to rise to the top continually: Read more…