Heather R. Huhman
Career and Workplace Expert; Founder and President, Come Recommended
By seeing how others have missed the mark, leaders can be on the lookout for similar problems in their own companies.
Accountability leads to ownership, which improves the connection between employees and their work.
Leaders want to change their performance-management strategy. They're just unsure how to do that. Here are some ideas.
Are your staffers working overlong hours? Disabuse them of the notion that that's the way to get ahead.
A new study shows that jobs that are both high-demanding and give employees less control are associated with a 15.4 percent increased chance of death.
One survey found that employees would rather watch paint dry or endure a tooth canal then attend a boring meeting.
Even if the rule does not go forward, taking the time to review duties and employment status at your company can still benefit you.
Tools like Comparably's new Career Matching platform are changing the focus.
Do you have any "workplace prisoners" in your office? Time to set them "free."
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Some employers even go so far as to check employees' social media profiles while they're out sick, to catch them in a lie.
Why do employees show up 5 days a week, all year long? One guess.
Ever considered that gendered words in your job ad may be turning off half your potential recruitment audience?
When tasks outside employees' normal workloads take up a majority of their work day, tensions can rise.
Cursing? Casual dress? Location flexibility? What constitutes going 'too far' where you work?
They're too young. They're too involved with their devices. They prefer trendy offices: Wrong. Wrong. Wrong.