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Which Countries Get the Most Paid Time Off? (Infographic)
Human Resources

Which Countries Get the Most Paid Time Off? (Infographic)

A look at legal requirements for paid time off around the globe.
Catherine Clifford
4 Factors in Crafting Your Company's Leave Policy
Human Resources

4 Factors in Crafting Your Company's Leave Policy

Writing a good leave policy takes a good balance between following the law and respecting the needs of your employees.
Gwen Moran
Gamification Tapped by Some Employers to Recruit Candidates
Human Resources

Gamification Tapped by Some Employers to Recruit Candidates

The approach nets more engaged applications when integrated into a challenge-based hiring process.
Rocco Sannelli
Who Can Claim Exceptions Under Obamacare? Supreme Court to Weigh In.
Obamacare

Who Can Claim Exceptions Under Obamacare? Supreme Court to Weigh In.

The Supreme Court hears arguments tomorrow on whether for-profit businesses can enjoy some exemptions to the healthcare law that non-profits do.
Arlene Weintraub
6 Things You Should Never Ask a Job Applicant
Human Resources

6 Things You Should Never Ask a Job Applicant

Take these questions out of your job interview repertoire.
Allison Linn
How Making Employees Lifelong Learners Can Help Your Company Succeed
Human Resources

How Making Employees Lifelong Learners Can Help Your Company Succeed

A culture that prioritizes learning results in a workforce focused on continuous improvement. Here are six tactics to cultivate a learning environment.
Aaron Skonnard
Reality Check: 3 Steps to Bring Egomaniacs Back to Earth
Human Resources

Reality Check: 3 Steps to Bring Egomaniacs Back to Earth

When an employee thinks they're more valuable than they truly are, it can create problems.
Adam Callinan
When It's Appropriate to Micromanage
Human Resources

When It's Appropriate to Micromanage

There is a fine line between being effectively hands-on and micromanaging. Here's when to get more involved.
Lindsay Broder
How a Personal Assistant Can Help You Be Even More Awesome
Hiring

How a Personal Assistant Can Help You Be Even More Awesome

There's a defining time in every well-maintained brand when it becomes so popular and respected that you have to ask yourself, 'Can I continue doing this alone?'
Heather R. Huhman
First-Time Manager? Start Here.
Human Resources

First-Time Manager? Start Here.

Managing employees for the first time is equal parts exhilarating and terrifying. Here's how to handle it.
Steve Tobak
Honor Among Business Owners: These B Corps Are Building a New Code for Corporate America
Social Entrepreneurs

Honor Among Business Owners: These B Corps Are Building a New Code for Corporate America

Take care of your employees, give back to your community, be gentle on the environment and run a business. Sound like pie in the sky? It's not. Here are 10 companies that are doing it.
Catherine Clifford
4 Ways to Talk to Employees So They Listen
Human Resources

4 Ways to Talk to Employees So They Listen

No one likes to be lectured at the workplace. As a leader, here is how to communicate your needs to employees and get your agenda met.
Jim McCann
5 Hiring Lessons From March Madness
March Madness

5 Hiring Lessons From March Madness

The same care and effort you take in building your bracket should be used when hiring, and similar elements should be evaluated.
Human Resources

Get Some Sleep and Make Sure Your Staff Does, Too

Your company's culture needs to value balance or risk losing its most important resource: its people.
Mark Feffer