Human Resources

Why Whole Foods, Dollar General, and Panera Have All Been Sued Over a Tiny Hiring Technicality
Legal Issues

Why Whole Foods, Dollar General, and Panera Have All Been Sued Over a Tiny Hiring Technicality

Employers are getting tripped up by a little-known law related to background checks, and it's costing some of them serious time and money.
Claire Zillman
3 Keys to Examining One of the Most Overlooked Business Costs: Workforce Management
Employees

3 Keys to Examining One of the Most Overlooked Business Costs: Workforce Management

For midsize businesses getting their arms around the total cost of ownership in human resources can be easily overlooked.
Anish Rajparia
A CEO's New Year's Resolutions to Improve Employee Satisfaction
Managing Employees

A CEO's New Year's Resolutions to Improve Employee Satisfaction

A boost in morale can help propel a company forward in the new year.
Ron Yekutiel
How to Work With a Narcissist
Psychology

How to Work With a Narcissist

Tips and tricks for managing relationships with a less-than-ideal personality type.
Rebekah Iliff
Set a Plan in Place for New Employees That Will Keep Them Around
Managing Employees

Set a Plan in Place for New Employees That Will Keep Them Around

There are four steps to take that will better prepare new hires and reduce the stress of coming aboard.
Andre Lavoie
Quell Employees' Fears of Performance Reviews With These 6 Tips
Performance Reviews

Quell Employees' Fears of Performance Reviews With These 6 Tips

For many workers, there is little to look forward to when the annual performance review comes around.
Andre Lavoie
In Europe, Obesity Can Be Deemed a Disability at Work
Health

In Europe, Obesity Can Be Deemed a Disability at Work

This means that they can be covered by an EU law barring discrimination at work.
Drive Success by Converging Employee's Goals With the Overall Organization
Managing Employees

Drive Success by Converging Employee's Goals With the Overall Organization

Connecting goals in the workplace, in support of a well-defined company strategy, is essential to driving business success.
Andre Lavoie
Avoid These 3 Employment Compliance Mistakes or Risk Fines
Legal Issues

Avoid These 3 Employment Compliance Mistakes or Risk Fines

With the multitude of federal and state employment laws and regulations that exist, it is easy to make costly errors.
Andre Lavoie
7 Ways to Make the First Day Perfect for New Hires
Managing Employees

7 Ways to Make the First Day Perfect for New Hires

Starting a new job can be overwhelming, so put you and your best company's best foot forward to ease your latest team member into things.
Andre Lavoie
Letting Your Employees Review You Can Lead to Personal and Professional Growth
Leadership

Letting Your Employees Review You Can Lead to Personal and Professional Growth

Here are five reasons that you should seek feedback the next time performance reviews come up.
Andre Lavoie
To Boost Productivity, Encourage Employees to Encourage Each Other
Employee Feedback

To Boost Productivity, Encourage Employees to Encourage Each Other

How team members interact, and the settings in which interactions occur, dramatically impact the workplace.
Matt Straz
5 Technology Roadblocks Costing You Great Talent
Hiring

5 Technology Roadblocks Costing You Great Talent

You want to be able to hire the best employees, but these shortfalls could cause the best candidates to not look your way.
Andre Lavoie
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