News & Trends Archives

3 HR Processes Made Easier By Automation

Paperwork has long been considered a critical component of the HR industry. For years, even the most talented professionals in the sector spent hours approving, signing, and mailing forms as part of onboarding, training and scheduling processes. However, as technology…

Drones Are Coming. Here’s How to Be Ready

A new employee may be joining your workplace soon – the drone pilot. “Pilot” may seem like a grandiose name for someone who operates a gadget the size of a toaster, but the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) considers them pilots…

HR Roundtable: Making Values Real

Steve was particularly excited about the October Cincinnati HR Roundtable because the topic was trying to take a look at how companies can get company values off of plaques on a wall and into the hearts of employees. To get…

EEOC Soon to Issue New Sexual Harassment Guidelines

And here I thought we’d be able to make it to the weekend without another above-the-fold allegation of sexual harassment. Fortunately, I have some other helpful, related items… New sexual-harassment guidance from the EEOC coming soon Jacquie Lee reporting for Bloomberg Law’s Daily…

Microsoft Integrates LinkedIn With Outlook

Microsoft today released a LinkedIn integration with Outlook.com, enabling Office 360 users to view profile information of senders without leaving their inbox. The integration, coming 16 months after Microsoft’s $26.2 billion acquisition of the business networking company, is more of…

4 Diverse Work Styles and 3 Ways to Manage Them

Are you satisfied with the performance of your team? Are they producing the right results individually and collectively? Every day, I interact with senior executives struggling to tackle a variety of business challenges, dissatisfied with their own answers to these…

Temp Staffing, Freelancing: Both Growing Rapidly

Temporary help across the nation is on the rise, growing so rapidly  Staffing Industry Analysts described it as a “secular shift.” Almost 3.1 million workers were employed by staffing firms in September, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. That’s…