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Category: Communication


Communication, Software

It’s Not What You Say, But How You Say It

March 15, 2019

Via: HR Examiner

That line has been used by Hollywood writers for years to kick off an argument between two characters, to the point that it’s become a cliché. But, like most clichés, it’s based on some truth. Tone, word choice, body language […]


Communication, Development & Evaluation, Engagement, Software

Your Employees Are Engaged: Just Not in What You Hoped

March 12, 2019

Via: HR Hero

In 1985, I took my first job in the aerospace industry. On day 1, an HR person showed me to a conference room, handed me a thick manual, and said, “Read this.” That was onboarding. It took 4 hours to […]


Communication, Software

Businesses Excel When Employees Can Truly Speak Their Mind

March 8, 2019

Via: HR Hero

In part 1 of this article, we explored why self-reported value among employees can’t really be relied upon without intervention. Instead, organizations need to empower employees to truly speak their mind. Here we’ll look at an example and offer some […]


Communication, Software

The Best Communication Skills for Workplace Success

March 4, 2019

Via: Entrepreneur

You might be a put-your-head-down-and-get-things-done kind of employee, but no matter your work style, you can’t avoid communicating at the office — on a screen or in person. “In 2019, we Slack, ping, text, Zoom, email, call and meet face-to-face,” […]


Communication, Software

Improving Your Business Writing Skills as an HR Manager

February 22, 2019

Via: HR Hero

Written communication is essential in all business roles, but they’re particularly important for HR managers. As an HR manager, you often represent your company, and so it is vital that your written communication is up to scratch and ready to […]


Communication, Software

Medicare-Eligible Employees Pose HR Challenges

February 8, 2019

Via: SHRM

Older employees are working longer, and the gap between the age for Medicare eligibility (65) and normal retirement age (soon to be 67) is increasing. As a result, employers are more likely to have Medicare-eligible employees on the payroll and […]


Communication, Software

8 Most Common Communication Mistakes Made By HR

February 8, 2019

Via: HR Hero

As with any department or business, optimizing communication is the key to success, perhaps especially in the Human Resources (HR) department. Because this department’s responsibilities include making sure the people of the business are well looked after, along with dealing […]


Communication, Software

Effectively Communicating Your Retirement Plan Message to Employees

February 6, 2019

Via: HR Hero

Communicating with employees is one of the most important aspects of any workplace retirement plan. A plan may be carefully designed to help participants achieve their retirement objectives, but if the plan sponsor does not effectively communicate the key information, […]


Communication, Software

A Leader’s Guide to Effective Dialogue Under Pressure

February 1, 2019

Via: Chief Learning Officer

How can a manager become measurably more effective? To answer this question, scholars, scientists and leaders have studied personality traits; others have tried to understand and categorize management styles. While these studies yield appealing insights, they are difficult to emulate. […]


Communication, Software

At Tax Time, Urge Review of Paycheck Withholding and Retirement Savings

January 29, 2019

Via: SHRM

As employees look over their W-2 earned-income forms, due to them by Jan. 31, and prepare to file income taxes by April 15, HR departments can advise them to review their paycheck withholding and consider increasing their contributions to tax-advantaged […]