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Post date: November 13, 2018
This is Part 1 of a two-part blog series on ageism. Read Part 2 on ways to eliminate ageism and be a more inclusive workplace.  Ageism in the workplace, otherwise known as age bias or age discrimination, is becoming increasingly more prevalent in today’s business world. While many employers would...
Post date: October 18, 2018
Do you filter résumés based on the level of degree, years of experience, or geography? Have you created an interview template to ensure consistency around one or two theories of good interviewing? Do you use a personality profile to predict future success? When you’re making a new hire, more often...
Post date: October 16, 2018
Most organizations waste an absurd amount of time arguing about three things: What to do, how to do it, and who should do it. Endless meetings are spent rehashing who is doing what by when. Despite that, no one ever knows who’s accountable for the steps that are decided upon, so employees don’t...
Post date: December 13, 2018
In the world of HR, we have competency models that guide recruiting, learning, performance, and promotion. These models focus in areas of leadership, professional skills, and functional knowledge. What could possibly be missing? According to Deloitte’s Human Capital Survey, employees are changing...
Post date: April 28, 2017
Diversity recruiting can create a more welcoming workplace culture, fuel innovation, and fatten the bottom line. Sounds good, right? If you’ve answered that with a resounding “yes,” then here are five steps you can take to get your own diversity recruiting program off the ground: 1. Develop a...
Post date: May 26, 2017
At many organizations, the “local” human resources rep isn’t local anymore. And neither are the employees. The “office” is the 30th floor in a skyscraper one day, a coffee shop the following week, and a living room with a crying baby the next. The diffusion of work from offices to digital...
Post date: August 23, 2018
Magic means, “an extraordinary power or influence seemingly from a supernatural source.” Every individual has extraordinary power seemingly from a supernatural source. We see it manifest at times of crisis when we are often able to call upon resources within us that we didn’t know existed....
Post date: September 20, 2018
If you asked most organizations, they’ll likely tell you one of two things when it comes to their hiring process. Either they think, “It’s just fine as is, and thank you very much for asking.” Or they’ll tell you, “We’re working on implementing industry best practices (whatever they happen to be)...
Post date: December 7, 2016
The CEO of any organization carries a lot of weight on his or her shoulders. Not only is he or she responsible for the well-being of the company, but his or her success and failure has real-life impact on the livelihood of all employees, as well as their families. Thus, CEO’s view talent management...
Post date: September 4, 2018
Retention begins as soon as you make the offer and the candidate accepts. After a lengthy or intensive recruiting process, retention may not be top of mind. However, a study of 1,000 workers revealed 31 percent reported having quit a job within the first six months. This disrupts continuity and...