Human Resource Management

5 Steps For Retaining Your Rock Star Employees

Inc - April 24, 2014

By the time you try to give them raises, they're already out the door. If you want to retain your best people, you need to start much sooner. Read »

Employee Training Needs More Than Just A Script

HBR - April 24, 2014

You want your employees to become more effective and emotionally intelligent communicators, savvier negotiators, more compassionate and effective deliverers of bad news, better coaches, and more sophisticated cross-cultural... Read »

Steer Clear Of These 10 Common Mistakes On Tech Resumes

Business Insider - April 24, 2014

Resumes are always a challenge, but tech resumes are a beast of their own. In one page, you've got to impress these huge companies and explain why they need to hire you without sounding too cocky. We've rounded up some of... Read »

Tough Love Advice For Millennials Entering The Job Market

Fortune - April 24, 2014

If you're about to finish college and venture into the corporate world, you've no doubt heard plenty of perfectly good tips on job-hunting: Double-check the spelling in your resume, show up on time, look hiring managers in... Read »

How To Create A Culture Of ‘Paying It Forward’

Inc - April 23, 2014

Everyone wants an office culture where employees pitch in without being asked. Here are some concrete ways to encourage the behavior. Read »

Is Your Company Asleep When It Comes To Gender Balance?

Fast Company - April 22, 2014

Despite regular media buzz around female CEOs, only eight of the top 100 U.S. companies have women in the top seat--and the world's top companies have a very long way to go in achieving gender balance on executive... Read »

What Every Entrepreneur Needs To Know About Startup Hiring

Entrepreneur - April 21, 2014

Most business owners don’t do a good job hiring new employees the first time. They often wait too long or hire somebody without the necessary skills to help their business move forward. Both situations can end up being a... Read »

Follow These 4 Simple Steps To Avoid A Hiring Crisis

Entrepreneur - April 17, 2014

Entrepreneurs often make poor decisions about hiring and staffing because they are stuck in crisis mode: They need help immediately. Stephen R. Covey popularized this notion with the "Urgent/Important Matrix" in his 1994... Read »

How Do You Help Your Employees Find Flow?

HBR - April 17, 2014

Greater employee freedom can create a better sense of “flow,” which enhances engagement, retention, and performance. This can be achieved by loosening your grip on work practices — but you don’t have to let go... Read »

The Best Business Is Personal - April 17, 2014

What’s the biggest cause of wasted resources in nearly every company today? The answer might surprise you. According to the Harvard Business Review, most people spend countless hours at work doing a job that no one... Read »

7 Things Great Employers Do (That Others Don’t)

Gallup - April 15, 2014

To understand what drives that tremendous advantage, we looked for contrasts between these businesses and a much larger set of companies we know to be struggling to turn around bland and uninspiring workplaces. We found... Read »

Macy’s CEO Explains Why He’s Against Raising The Minimum Wage

Business Insider - April 15, 2014

Macy's CEO Terry Lundgren believes that raising the minimum wage would result in fewer jobs for Americans. "What you really have to be careful of is you don’t want to raise the wage and lay people off in order to be able... Read »

How To Build The Right Team For Your Startup

Fox Business - April 14, 2014

In the startup world, things are different. When the momentum is building and things are moving fast, your company begins to feel the push that comes with an early rush of success. The call to scale comes soon after.... Read »

Diversity Is Not Just A Buzzword - April 14, 2014

Diversity has become the third rail of business. No one knows this better than Twitter CEO Dick Costolo, who received a firestorm of criticism recently for his ill-considered response to the accusation that his company... Read »

Why Golden Parachutes Are Bad For Business

Fortune - April 14, 2014

Now that David Letterman is leaving his Late Show on CBS, his former protégé Craig Ferguson reportedly stands to make at least $8 million -- but not for replacing him, since Stephen Colbert has actually landed that gig.... Read »