HR Basics Archives

Diversity is More Than Just the Kind You Can See

Diversity of opinion, outlook and background in the workplace is hugely beneficial for teams and organizations. And yet, despite their best efforts, hiring managers are unconsciously inclined to hire people similar to themselves. Whilst this is a natural human tendency,…

HR Roundtable: How Can We Improve Feedback?

When we got together for the August Cincinnati HR Roundtable, people were excited to talk about the topic more than usual. We were going to discuss feedback. The room was full of energy because people have had different experiences with…

Do You See the Invisible People?

During my flight home yesterday evening, I made an effort to acknowledge the work of an amazing flight attendant. “You’re incredibly good at your job,” I said, “and I simply wanted to say thank you.” She replied with a genuine…

Your HR Communication Needs Disrupting

Elon Musk doesn’t believe in employee communication. Well, at least not in the traditional sense of the term. In an email to his employees at Tesla, the CEO explained his expectations when it comes to the company’s flow of information….