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1. How to Fire an Employee: 4 Ways to Make the Process Kinder
Hands down, the hardest part of my job is letting an employee go. Even the word “fire” makes people cringe and lower their eyes. But as any business leader knows, sometimes, the right thing to do for the company is to dismiss an employee. It is, after all, pretty common. Forty percent of Americans have lost a job, according to a recent Harris poll. So how can you make the dreaded process go smoothly, both for the employee and the person doing the firing? By doing it respectfully.
Origional Story Date :2/13/2020
News | HR - Entrepreneur
Human Resources | Operations | Personnel | Outbound | Firing
2. The Importance of Inclusion in the Workplace
Inclusion has been an ever-present ideology in the workplace. One of the biggest challenges we have today is creating diverse and inclusive environments in the workforce. It certainly is not impossible. However, it is difficult for a number of organizations. Many organizations have figured out the diversity aspect, but not inclusion.
Origional Story Date :2/18/2020
News | HR - Business 2 Community
Human Resources | Operations | Culture
3. Welcome Aboard! How to Get New Hires Off to a Good Start
If you want your new employees to start off on the right foot, its up to you to set them up to succeed, human resources experts say. Although the vast majority of employers think they do an effective job of welcoming new employees, most workers say they often get off to a rough start when beginning a new job, according to a new study from the staffing firm OfficeTeam.
Origional Story Date :2/18/2020
News | HR - Business News Daily
Human Resources | Operations | Personnel | Inbound | Onboarding
4. Only 28% of employees say they feel connected to their company's purpose
In order to cultivate a successful business with happy employees, it is highly important to have a clearly defined purpose. Many businesses don't have a true strategy when it comes to describing their company purpose, choosing to fill in the blank with almost anything.
Origional Story Date :2/18/2020
News | HR - HR Morning
Human Resources | Organization & Structure | Management Structure
5. This Valentine's Day…. Tell Your Staff What You Love About Them!
It’s so easy to find the things we don’t like about our staff, isn’t it? What about the things you do like about them? I mean, they can’t be all bad can they? There must be some qualities you like. Perhaps it’s their personality. Perhaps they are the one in the workplace who lights everyone up.Perhaps they are punctual. I know that being on time is one of my highest values and I highly value people who show me this respect.
Origional Story Date :2/12/2020
News | HR - Business 2 Community
Human Resources | Operations | Culture
6. Managing Emotions in The Workplace
We deal with emotions in every interaction, every single day. From work to home to social events, life, and family, our emotions range the gamut. So, when expectations are high and, often, resources are low, managing emotions in the workplace can seem like the norm rather than the exception. If you are in a position of leadership, you have the added pressure to set the tone for others to follow.
Origional Story Date :1/29/2020
News | HR - HR Morning
Human Resources | Operations | Management | Leadership
7. How Time Management Can Help You Avoid Burnout
After all, Burnout can cause you to fall behind in your work, miss deadlines and deliver subpar work. You may even experience procrastination, become disengaged and hit a wall creatively. Even more troublesome, burnout can put a strain on your personal relationships, give you a lousy reputation professionally and put your health in jeopardy. Here is how time management can help you avoid burnout.
Origional Story Date :1/28/2020
News | HR - Entrepreneur
Human Resources | Time Management
8. Hiring Right is Only Half the Battle
Something many companies do to accelerate growth is expand their sales teams. We often see ones we work with doing just that. While the climate can be challenging to hire the right salespeople with the economy hovering at close to full employment, the challenge doesn’t just stop with a job offer. Every new sales hire needs to go through a predictive on-boarding program to have the best chance for success.
Origional Story Date :2/10/2020
News | HR - Business 2 Community
Human Resources | Operations | Personnel | Inbound | Hiring
9. How to Make Stress Work to Your Advantage
We often use stress and pressure interchangeably. But as Nicholas Petrie illustrates perfectly in a story for Harvard Business Review, it’s our perception of stress that matters. “Pressure is not stress," Petrie writes. "But the former is converted to the latter when you add one ingredient: rumination, the tendency to keep rethinking past or future events, while attaching negative emotion to those thoughts.”In other words, our tendency to overthink is a habit that can easily lead to feelings of overwhelm. When we feel we have too much on our plate, it affects our cognitive abilities because our stress response is always dialed up. It also makes us more prone to getting sick.
Origional Story Date :2/17/2020
News | HR - Entrepreneur
Human Resources | Workplace Stress
10. Are You Working to a Dangerous Level?
Every day millions of us go to work. Days can be long, and there are always busy times where we burn the midnight oil. If this is a permanent situation for you, then the chances are you are working at a dangerous, unsustainable level. So, what are the warning signs?
Origional Story Date :2/19/2020
News | HR - Business 2 Community
Human Resources | Time Management