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Some years back, we compiled a list of the Top 25 HR Blogs on
the Internet. We spent time measuring and weighing, poking and
prodding to find the healthiest blogs out there. We wanted to know
which blogs HR leaders were engaging with and what most helped
them. And then we shared what we learned, so other HR leaders
everywhere could know which blogs were relevant.
And let’s face it: A lot of ...
“Don’t take this personally.”
“Don’t come to me with a problem unless you have the
answer.” “We need to talk about that sometime.”
If you’ve ever uttered these comments, reconsider:
“Don’t take this
How else should you take a comment like that, delivered before a
critique of your work? After all, who else di...
Sometimes it’s important for startups to slow down, get
all hands on deck and regroup.
We talk a lot about how each employee needs to find a work-life
balance. A company has similar needs to an individual. Sometimes
you need to have a little fun to counteract all the work
you’re doing. And sometimes we need to take a break. I think
companies need that too.
That’s why a company re...
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Organizational structure, much like a human skeletal structure,
determines what shape an organization will take. We don't spend
much time thinking about our skeletal structure until something
breaks, and so it goes with organizations.
How an organization is structured basically means how the
reporting relationships and work teams are organized. It reveals a
great deal about the culture, function a...
With some clarity I remember hearing my Mother say, "That's why
they call it work!" The comment usually was in response to a
complaint about a seemingly difficult or distasteful task. Work,
then, became synonymous with anything but play. Always difficult,
and something to be suffered.
While I've since discovered that "fun work" or "engaging work" is
not an oxymoron, many workers have not. The res...
What questions can employers legally ask? When
dealing with background checks, are there limits to how far back
they can go? Are they just looking for felonies or
misdemeanors too? I hate answering these questions. I
am in the process of getting an assault charge cleared from 12
years ago that was a false charge to begin with.
This is a great question that a lot o...
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When it comes to attending workplace training, those who
really need to usually don’t want to. Perhaps you know the
type: “I’ve been here a long time—what will that
class teach me?” Often such words come from a seasoned
manager, but it’s common for all adults to scoff at training,
so perhaps you’ve said such words yourself.
I can’t say I blame...
If you were to join the James Dyson Company, within your first
week, if not first day, you will build a vacuum cleaner. This is
whether you are an accountant, call centre operator and or any
other job at Dyson’s.
It is a great idea.
Knowing and finding out the about the core of the company you
work for, can help you perform your role within the same
Finding out about the service and...
There is nothing like humility in a leader to bring out
the best in people.Humble leaders provoke levels of loyalty,
commitment and performance that more ego-centric ones can't quite
To a large extent, the same can be said of
organizations.When combined with a clear sense of purpose and
drive, humility can propel a seemingly ordinary company to achieve