It’s a well-known fact American workers endure some of worst employment terms and conditions globally – not least of which is holiday entitlement. But … Read more
Why every company should help their employees to vote
It’s been a unwritten rule for years that companies should – if at all possible – avoid the trap of talking politics in internal communications. The risk … Read more
Leadership: It’s not about you
Every leader has a style. Whether they like to give direct orders or vague guidance; value competitiveness or collaboration; or heed feelings or logic, … Read more
Talent-short firms relax tattoo policies; Amazon workers in shock anti-unionization vote
Talent-short companies relaxing policies on visible tattoos Disney, UPS and Virgin Atlantic have all been revealed as just some of a growing list of … Read more
HR Famous: Work Spouses and at What Years Should We Celebrate Service Awards?
On episode 105 of The HR Famous Podcast, long-time HR leaders (and friends) Madeline Laurano, Jessica Lee, and Tim Sackett come together to discuss work … Read more
Your middle managers could be thwarting your change efforts
It’s not hyperbole to say that HR and talent management executives need to make changes right now. Whether it’s the Great Resignation, … Read more
Sharp rise in ‘political affiliation bias’; Twitter staffs’ ‘frazzled’ nerves as Musk deal is ‘back on’
Workers report rising ‘political affiliation’ bias Workers are being subjected to rising negative treatment because of the political beliefs they hold, … Read more
Wanna know why staff are quitting? Look at what they’re saying on social media
Let’s get a few things straight about the so-called ‘Great Resignation’. Firstly it’s not ‘great’ at all. What’s so great hearing about record … Read more
HR Tech ’22 (Take 2): People data is thriving, but is employee morale dying?
Yesterday we brought you John Hollon’s overall assessment of what he regarded as a very uplifting HR Tech 22. But TLNT regular Brett Farmiloe was … Read more
Fight the proximity bias urge with consistency of experience
Most employees prefer the experience of working remotely. Until they don’t. The 30-second commute to work, the comfort of working from home and the … Read more
A CHRO’s guide to tactfully bridging the talent gap
Don’t we know it. Employers everywhere are looking to combat turnover and hire at a rapid pace. The demand for talent drastically exceeds the skills … Read more
Your corporate memos are often ignored. Here’s how to avoid it:
When your organization sends out an important memo, announcing a major new change effort, or a policy overhaul, or a strategic shift, or some other … Read more
The Big Regret – How’s that new job?
On episode 104 of The HR Famous Podcast, long-time HR leaders (and friends) Madeline Laurano, Jessica Lee, and Tim Sackett come together to discuss … Read more
Employers: Gun rights in the workplace are back on the agenda
It’s no surprise that this year in particular, gun laws remain top of mind for many Americans. But they remain so particularly for employers too – not … Read more
Spotting and addressing microagressions
To everyone’s benefit, the workplace has – thankfully – become a far less aggressive environment to be in. It’s no longer socially … Read more
HRDs reveal how to prevent burnout in HR
You probably know it already: HR professionals are great at looking after other people’s health and wellbeing. But when it comes to looking after their … Read more
The biggest sign a company isn’t serious about developing leaders
I’m sure most of you will agree that the need for great leadership is even more acute in 2022 than it was in 2019. Whether it’s the impact of The Great … Read more
Calls for cashiers to sit down on the job; journalists stage walkout; job switchers bag themselves a 10% rise
Call for cashiers to be allowed to sit on the job Cashiers in US supermarkets should be allowed to sit on stools or seats while working – but they don’t … Read more
Sex happens – now what?
Whether it’s people deciding to work on a hybrid basis or others ‘moving back’ to their desk on a permanent footing, the good news for many employers is … Read more
Forget “hiring better” – what about “onboarding better”?
Put yourself – if you will – in the shoes of a person on their first day of a new job. Imagine they’re in their first ever team meeting. Things … Read more