Silver Lining of an “Open” Vacation Policy 

By Sharlyn Lauby    Employees like time off. According to an article in Harvard Business Review, flexible hours and vacations are the two most popular employee benefits after health insurance. If organizations want to remain competitive, they need to offer benefits [...]

2018-06-07T14:48:21+00:00 June 7th, 2018|Employers, Job Seekers, Uncategorized|

A Case for Celebrating Life’s Biggest Moments at Work 

By Sarah Payne   Someone once told me that in life everything seems to stay the same forever...until one day, everything is completely different. I know a little bit about this. Last fall I experienced three major (but happy!) [...]

2018-05-08T15:25:02+00:00 May 8th, 2018|Employers, Job Seekers, Uncategorized|

Getting Real About Unconscious Bias in the Workplace 

By Jessica Miller Merrell Early in my HR career, I worked for an employer that faced a class action lawsuit stemming from 20 EEO claims from employees who believed they were discriminated against at the location. The class-action lawsuit grew [...]

2018-05-08T15:04:32+00:00 May 8th, 2018|Employers, Job Seekers, Uncategorized|

How Much Flexibility Is Right for Your Organization? 

By Hannah Woolsey, JD    Workplace flexibility – are you all in, not having it, or on the fence (but feel like you are being pulled down)? It’s no secret that the modern workforce values flexible work arrangements, but [...]

2018-05-08T14:46:13+00:00 May 8th, 2018|Employers, Job Seekers, Uncategorized|

4 Ways to Handle Change Within Your Company

Let’s admit it, none of us are huge fans of change. But when there are changes in management or company structure at our jobs, it’s usually a good thing that will benefit the business. Sometimes the infrastructure of your company’s [...]

2018-04-05T14:54:40+00:00 April 3rd, 2018|Employers, Job Seekers, Uncategorized|

Report: Employees Crave a Sense of Belonging at Work 

By Emily Payne  As organizations become places of shared community, workers are craving a sense of belonging and celebration of life events at work. They want to bring their whole, authentic selves to the workplace. Globoforce recently released its 2017 [...]

2018-04-05T14:59:36+00:00 January 31st, 2018|Employers, Job Seekers, Uncategorized|

Lessons from the Harvey Weinstein Scandal

The allegations of outrageous conduct against former film studio executive Harvey Weinstein have dominated the news for more than two weeks. If the allegations are true, Weinstein represents the quintessential “superstar” harasser–the high earning, successful leader whose bad behavior [...]

2018-01-19T20:51:11+00:00 December 7th, 2017|Job Seekers|

Ask These 8 Questions to Fix Employee Turnover

“Creating and managing a diverse workforce is a process, not a destination.” —R. Roosevelt Thomas Jr., Beyond Race and Gender Employee turnover is affecting every organization in every industry from Iowa to India, from California to China. It doesn’t [...]

2018-01-19T20:51:23+00:00 December 7th, 2017|Job Seekers|

Inclusivity in Today’s Workplace

  The Benefits of Inclusion In a workshop I lead entitled “Inspiring a Collaborative and Respectful Work Environment,” I have participants split into groups and answer the following question: “What are the benefits of a work environment in which [...]

2018-01-30T16:55:42+00:00 December 7th, 2017|Job Seekers|
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