How to Avoid Workplace Bullying by Manager? Recognize these styles.

The word “bullying” usually summons thoughts of school-age kids behaving badly. But bullying does not stop with children. Unfortunately, while people get bigger, some never truly grow up, and they bring their childish antics with them when they enter the workplace. As a human resources professional, I can tell you that bullying occurs in the […]

Task-oriented vs People-oriented Leadership Styles: Which is Better?

Leadership styles vary from person to person depending on how they provide direction, implement plans, and motivate people. In every facet of business, from international banking to your local corner store, leadership styles affect the mood and workflow. 83% of organizations say it is important to develop leaders at all levels. 43% of organizations top […]

Making a Positive Impact on the Healthcare Talent Crisis

Talent shortages affect many industries, but the inability to find workers in the healthcare industry is more of a talent crisis than a shortage. Since December of 2010, ten thousand Baby Boomers a day turn 65 years old – and this will continue for the next 10 years! Most physicians are able to see 18 […]

Gamify Healthcare Compliance to Motivate Employees to be Healthier

It’s no secret that healthy employees cost less. According to a recent Gallup poll, the cost of unhealthy employees is more than $153 billion annually in lost productivity. Gamification, introducing game-like elements and strategies, has been used in several different industries to help boost productivity and a company’s profit margin.  But if you’ve ever been […]

Favoritism and Nepotism: Managing Favoritism in the Workplace

As HR professionals, we’re the ones responsible for keeping the employees at our organizations happy and productive. This goal is hard to reach if there is favoritism or nepotism on the job, especially if it’s allowed to grow unchecked. What is favoritism in the workplace? Favoritism in the workplace is exactly what it sounds like: […]

2019 Selection Plan Gives Power to Employees & Test-Takers

Ask any CEO about their biggest concerns, and they will say the skills gap or talent shortage are at the top of the list. If you Google “Top CEO Issues,” you will see millions of results. Click on any of the articles in your search result, and you will find references to the “talent gap,” […]

A Good Offense is the Best Defense: Stopping Racial Discrimination and Harassment

Left unchecked, racism in the workplace can turn into acts of discrimination or outright harassment. It is the HR department’s responsibility to make sure that this doesn’t happen. A good offense is the best defense, so it’s better to be proactive in preventing racial discrimination and harassment rather than reacting after the complaints start rolling […]

How AI will Impact Business Growth and the Modern Workforce

To be consistent with your business development, you need to constantly focus on growing your company and modernizing your workforce. Artificial Intelligence (AI) offers easier ways to accomplish these defined goals. Forward-thinking businesses use AI to achieve transparency, efficiency, and creativity – all needed to survive in a trend-driven market. AI has been widely seen […]

How to Fix a Skills Mismatch

What does it mean to have a skills mismatch? A skills mismatch is the gap between an individual’s job skills and the demands of the job itself. With currently low unemployment rates and an evolving job market where overly specific training may become irrelevant, our organization is more than likely experiencing the pains of a […]

Diversity’s Impact on Recruitment

Corporate leaders have embraced the proven research that shows a diverse workforce yields better results. Meeting EEOC requirements is part of the equation that recruiters must consider as they hire capable, team-oriented employees who come from a variety of backgrounds. A Forbes study attributed workforce diversity as the driving force responsible for improved innovation and growth. Recruiting […]

5 Ways Recruiters Can Use Big Data to Find the Best Candidates

Human resources have changed drastically with the rise of IT and data science. Modern recruiters don’t waste time searching for the best candidates on their own. Instead, they use big data to find new talents and keep potential applicants informed about the company’s job opportunities. Recruiting software enables HR managers to avoid generic searches, so […]
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