News and Articles About Human Resources

Pay People for Commitment, Not for Time or Results
Compensation and benefits

Pay People for Commitment, Not for Time or Results

With flexible work schedules and performance metrics, a business network CEO suggests a different approach to gauging employees.
Jurgen Appelo
5 Lessons a Boss Should Learn From Employees
Managing Employees

5 Lessons a Boss Should Learn From Employees

Often employers are removed from employees. Leaders often feel responsible for teaching employees, but the opposite has many benefits as well.
Andre Lavoie
Consider These 10 Strategies When Preparing to Grow Your Company
Business Circle

Consider These 10 Strategies When Preparing to Grow Your Company

There are concrete steps you can take as your progress your startup to the next level.
Ron Yekutiel
Never Hire a Honey Badger
Hiring Tips

Never Hire a Honey Badger

The last thing you want to do is hire someone and wind up regretting it later. Like, really regret it. Here are some tips for steering clear of trouble employees.
Carol Roth
Millennials Would Like to Work for You, If They Can Apply on Their Smartphones
Employee Recruitment

Millennials Would Like to Work for You, If They Can Apply on Their Smartphones

Young workers expect to be able to search for jobs on mobile devices and draw negative conclusions about companies that don't accommodate that.
Joe Essenfeld
Employee Wellness Programs Need to Get Personal to Succeed
Health

Employee Wellness Programs Need to Get Personal to Succeed

The traditional carrot-and-stick approach is not very effective at getting people to take their health seriously.
Lorna Borenstein
Reward Your Employees With Time Off for Volunteer Work
Volunteering

Reward Your Employees With Time Off for Volunteer Work

Sure, giving back will help your team feel good, but it can also help your bottom line.
Coppy Holzman
Measure These 5 Talent Metrics for Greater Success in Hiring and Managing Employees
Human Resources

Measure These 5 Talent Metrics for Greater Success in Hiring and Managing Employees

Human-resource teams worldwide are still failing to use data to make decisions as well as evaluate business performance.
Andre Lavoie
5 Things You Need to Know Before Hiring Your First Employee
Hiring

5 Things You Need to Know Before Hiring Your First Employee

To prevent costly mistakes and wasted time, run through all of the following considerations before you even think about recruiting.
Eric Siu
Employers Are Demanding Hard Skills Over Soft Skills, and How Millennials Can Help
Hiring Employees

Employers Are Demanding Hard Skills Over Soft Skills, and How Millennials Can Help

In order to fill their job openings, HR managers are prioritizing hard skills, a new study says. Here's how millennials can fill the gap.
Dan Schawbel
The Seesaw of Social and Analytical Skills -- 5 Ways to Build Both
Managing Employees

The Seesaw of Social and Analytical Skills -- 5 Ways to Build Both

Having strong social and analytical skills is crucial for both leaders and their employees. They promote problem-solving ability and the ability to work together as a group.
Andre Lavoie
7 Ways to Nail Your Next Startup Job Interview
Interviewing

7 Ways to Nail Your Next Startup Job Interview

Skills can be learned, but you either have ambition, drive and a willingness or you don't.
Gabe Lozano
The 3 Essential HR Technologies for Filling Your Talent Pool With the Right People
Recruiting

The 3 Essential HR Technologies for Filling Your Talent Pool With the Right People

The market for qualified candidates is tightening. Technology similar to those used to find sales leads makes recruiting less expensive but more effective.
Colin Day
Ensure Your New Employee's Success With These 5 Steps
Managing Employees

Ensure Your New Employee's Success With These 5 Steps

If you're hired the right person, following these tips will help make sure your new hire performs to your expectations.
Doug and Polly White