Human Resources

10 Questions to Ask When Firing an Employee
Firing

10 Questions to Ask When Firing an Employee

From how and when to break the news to how to avoid getting sued, here are the pro-tips you need to know when letting an underperformer go.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Wherever You Pitch Your Business, Remember, People Come First
Customer Service

Wherever You Pitch Your Business, Remember, People Come First

Both entrepreneurs and competition judges focus too much on the product, forgetting that customers and staff are more important.
Steve VanderVeen
Companies That Are 'Best Places to Work' Share These 3 Things
Human Resources

Companies That Are 'Best Places to Work' Share These 3 Things

How can employers be sure their organization is deemed a great place to work by employees -- even if they've yet to be officially recognized for it?
Andre Lavoie
Ask These 24 Interview Questions to Find a Marketing Rock Star
Hiring

Ask These 24 Interview Questions to Find a Marketing Rock Star

Hiring can be an expensive process, so make sure you do it right the first time around.
Eric Siu
4 Ways to Use Technology In the Workplace to Motivate Employees
Workplace Technology

4 Ways to Use Technology In the Workplace to Motivate Employees

Technology can streamline work, enhance performance monitoring and lead to more engaged workers.
Matt Straz
What's the No. 1 Thing Employees Would Change If They Were the Boss?
Managing Employees

What's the No. 1 Thing Employees Would Change If They Were the Boss?

According to study participants, culture and organization fit are a top concern. It should be yours, too.
Eric Siu
Apple Breaks a New Record: Your Weekly News Roundup
Weekly News Roundup

Apple Breaks a New Record: Your Weekly News Roundup

The latest on Apple, Tesla and why your search for love may be putting your employer in cyber security danger.
Tanya Benedicto Klich
5 Ways to Help Employees Help Themselves
Managing Employees

5 Ways to Help Employees Help Themselves

Encouraging workers to be independent and confident from the get-go will have many benefits for the company's bottom line.
Andre Lavoie
The Industry With the Happiest Employees, and How You Can Follow Its Lead
Employee Morale

The Industry With the Happiest Employees, and How You Can Follow Its Lead

There are lessons you can take to your business to boost satisfaction among your team members.
Eric Siu
Yes, There Is a Disconnect Between Employers and Employees on Work-Life Balance
Work-Life Balance

Yes, There Is a Disconnect Between Employers and Employees on Work-Life Balance

Employers will need to be more flexible with employees as their demands increase.
Dan Schawbel
How to Deliver Constructive Feedback With a 'You Suck Sandwich'
Managing Employees

How to Deliver Constructive Feedback With a 'You Suck Sandwich'

Providing criticism to a team member can be a real challenge, especially if done wrong. Here is a simple and easy to remember strategy that will help you avoid uncomfortable confrontations.
Peter Gasca
Make Performance Reviews Less Dreadful With These 5 Tips
Performance Reviews

Make Performance Reviews Less Dreadful With These 5 Tips

If your process has lost its way, employees will be on edge and your company will see barely any benefits from reviews.
Andre Lavoie
5 Tips for More Easily Managing Your Human Capital
Human Resources

5 Tips for More Easily Managing Your Human Capital

Simplifying the challenge of managing a growing workforce is better for the company and appreciated by employees.
Matt Straz
A Proactive Approach to Addressing Unethical Behavior in the Workplace
Ethics

A Proactive Approach to Addressing Unethical Behavior in the Workplace

Smaller companies migh not have formal procedures for accountablity. Here's why maintaining high standards is a good long-term practice.
Burton Goldfield