Posts Tagged ‘workplace’

Bed Bugs in the Workplace – It's Real

Bed bugs – They are creepy and crawly, and if you are not careful, they could be coming home from work with you.  At least that is what happened at New-York-based media firm, Buzzfeed, last month. In mid-June, Buzzfeed employees logged on to find an email from the company communications officer alerting workers that the…

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State of the American Workforce

Report from the Front: Gallup’s “State of the American Workplace” Released in February, Gallup’s new report on its surveys of the American workforce drives home the changing nature of work in this country. The extensive report was compiled from more than 31 million responses to Gallup surveys and database services. This is the third report…

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HR Tips for Keeping Cool as the Election Year Heats Up

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HR Tips for Keeping Cool as the Election Year Heats Up. In a tumultuous election year, keep distraction—and workplace political conflict—to a minimum. Regardless of your side of the aisle, the months leading up to the November 2016 election are going to be a roller-coaster.  In a world shaken by terrorism, record numbers of migrants…

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Technology Spotlight: Slack

In October of last year, anti-email software company Slack garnered a $1.2B valuation. Slack provides applications in various formats to support different ways of communicating in the business world, other than by email. Direct messaging, group chats and other collaborative resources are provided in order to increase productivity. Partnering with various third party vendors (Google…

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Eliminating Work From Home Options Becomes A Trend

What does this mean for future companies, employees, and essentially HR and recruitment? Big change is coming. While some are upset about this step back in the progression of work-life balance, others are wholeheartedly on board with the move “forward” toward a more traditional work environment.

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Recruiting for Your Audience

An age diverse workforce can have real benefits for your organization, as different generations bring various levels of experience, qualifications, innovation, energy, devotion, and culture to the workplace.

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Hire a Leader Not a Narcissist

A strong leader in an organization is irreplaceable. Think Apple’s CEO Steve Jobs and General Mill’s CEO Ken Powell. America’s most popular bosses have more than their robust salaries and stellar reputations in common; they are born leaders.

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