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Category: Communication


Communication, Development & Evaluation, Employee development, Software

What Makes a Good Trainer?

November 13, 2019

Via: HR Hero

Companies are increasingly appreciating the importance of training and development, and trainers obviously play a key role in these training and development efforts. Training can come from a dedicated training department, which many companies utilize. At the same time, some […]


Communication, Software

5 Steps to Break Through the Noise and Hold Employees’ Attention

October 15, 2019

Via: HR Hero

I suspect I’m not alone in noticing that employees live in a cacophony of content. They have dozens of tabs open in their browsers and pages upon pages of inbound e-mails, and plenty of research shows they’re behind on reading—and […]


Communication, Software

Want to Be More Influential? Use the Same Performance Techniques World Leaders Use

October 9, 2019

Via: HR Hero

The role of HR professionals is transforming. Today, managers and executives view HR professionals as strategic partners, employee sponsors and advocates, and change mentors, according to Dave Ulrich, PhD, HR thought leader and professor at the University of Michigan. To […]


Communication, Software

10 Things to Say Instead of “Do Your Best”

October 1, 2019

Via: Evil HR Lady

“Do your best.” Have you said this? Or what about “Just do your best.” Is there a difference between those two phrases? It depends on how they are said. I’ve often used the latter when employees say that they aren’t […]


Communication, Software

Whether or Not a Downturn Is Coming, the Time to Prepare Is Now

September 23, 2019

Via: HR Hero

When it comes to predicting a recession, the answer is never obvious. Because the market has unexpectedly collapsed in the past, HR professionals should already be in planning mode. If your employees start asking and you don’t have a solid […]


Communication, Software

Tips for HR Managers Talking with Executives

September 9, 2019

Via: HR Hero

HR professionals have worked hard to earn their place in strategic discussions. However, they are often viewed as lesser than other departments when it comes to the importance given to their ideas related to company strategy and helping achieve organizational […]


Communication, Software

Not Just Little Words: Gender Pronouns Demanding Attention in the Workplace

August 16, 2019

Via: HR Hero

They’re showing up in e-mail signatures and personal introductions—a quick listing of pronouns such as she/her/hers or they/them. Those small words sprinkled in conversation and written communication to take the place of the seemingly more important nouns is gaining in […]


Communication, Software

How to Stand up to a Rude Boss

July 31, 2019

Via: Evil HR Lady

I have a boss that is extremely condescending and a control freak, so to speak. She is rather rude and makes a comment about my appearance quite often, specifically my nails. I wear my nails with the latest trends but […]


Communication, Development & Evaluation, Employee retention, Software

Boost Employee Retention Through Universal Communication

July 29, 2019

Via: HR Hero

Your office may have the coolest amenities money can buy. However, none of them will retain your employees—not even your hip Millennials. To do that, you must learn the art of universal engagement. People never seem to tire of talking […]


Communication, Software

Your Employees Are Ignoring Your HR E-Mails: Here Is How to Fix It

July 23, 2019

Via: HR Hero

If you’ve ever felt like employees just aren’t reading the e-mails you send them, you might be right. New research shows that three out of five employees ignore e-mails while at work, and two out of five ignore e-mails from […]