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Development & Evaluation, Employee development

The Annual Performance Review is Dead

January 23, 2023

Via: HR Hero

It’s time to ditch the annual performance review and replace it with something better. With the typical review process, most employees have clarity on their performance just one or two days per year – if they’re lucky. And so many […]


Communication, Development & Evaluation

Faces of HR: Jen Locklear on Doing What’s Right, Being Intentional, and a True Partner

November 10, 2022

Via: HR Hero

Meet Jennifer Locklear, Chief People Officer at ConnectWise – a software company dedicated to the success of IT Solution providers. In her role, Locklear is responsible for engaging and developing high-performing ConnectWise colleagues, facilitating a professional environment that cultivates dynamic […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee development

The Disconnect Between Workers and Managers on Employee Training

September 13, 2022

Via: HR Hero

When companies embark on employee training programs, it’s important that they find alignment between the employer (including managers) who are providing for and developing the training program and the employees who receive the training. If employers are trying to train […]


Development & Evaluation, Engagement

Many Teachers Are Transitioning into the Corporate World

May 25, 2022

Via: HR Hero

There’s a saying about the teaching profession that’s well known to many and almost certainly well despised by teachers: “Those who can do; those who can’t teach.” Of course, many teachers accept relatively low pay for challenging work because they […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee development

Will Remote Work Kill the Sick Day?

May 24, 2022

Via: HR Hero

For many, the term “sick day” tends to conjure up certain images. For some, a sick day is a euphemism for playing hooky and skipping work to go fishing, play golf, or nurse a hangover. Others have to be on […]


Communication, Development & Evaluation

Various Types of Annoying Employees

May 23, 2022

Via: HR Hero

While they’re great comic relief in movies and office sitcoms, annoying coworkers are far less amusing in real life. Whether they chew too loudly, make awkward jokes, or fail to carry their fair share of the workload, annoying employees can […]


Editorial

The Best Ways of Hosting Enjoyable Work Meetings

May 16, 2022

Via: Natalie Dunn

HR managers around the world already know that work meetings are seen by many as disruptive, and even more so if the employees in question are working remotely. After more than two years of fighting against the COVID-19 pandemic, work […]


Workplace wellness

What Is Making Employees Unhappy in 2022?

April 27, 2022

Via: HR Hero

During the Great Resignation of 2021, more than 47 million Americans left their jobs. While some left for better pay and career advancement, according to a recent survey, a majority of people who quit their jobs left for one simple […]


Communication, Development & Evaluation

5 Ways Business Leaders Can Unify Teams During Trying Times

April 27, 2022

Via: HR Hero

With world conflicts, pandemic concerns, political issues, societal differences, and economic factors weighing heavily on people’s minds, it can feel overwhelming and affect mental and emotional well-being. Juggling professional and personal responsibilities on top of it all can take a […]


Development & Evaluation, Engagement

Employees Using New Job Offers as Bargaining Leverage

April 27, 2022

Via: HR Hero

One of the most common sources of anxiety in the world of work is asking your boss for a raise or promotion. Many are hesitant to ask for things, especially money, because it feels uncomfortable and there’s a power dynamic. […]


Communication, Development & Evaluation

Party Down Reboot – More Workplace Dramedy Guaranteed

April 27, 2022

Via: HR Hero

In case you missed the news, everyone’s favorite caterers are returning to the small screen with most of the original cast. The series previously starred Adam Scott, Lizzy Caplan, Jane Lynch, Ken Marino, Ryan Hansen, Megan Mullally, and Martin Starr […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee retention

That’s a Wrap on HR Employee Benefits Week 2022!

April 22, 2022

Via: HR Hero

As HR Employee Benefits Week comes to a close, we want to look back at all the offering and events that transpired throughout this exciting event! Monday Feature Article | All Aboard: You Can’t Change Healthcare Unless Your Members Opt […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee development

The Therapeutic Effect of Small Tasks

April 22, 2022

Via: HR Hero

Many readers are probably guilty of using one chore as an excuse to avoid another—cleaning the kitchen instead of doing one’s taxes; organizing one’s office instead of getting started on tedious reports; or online shopping for “necessities” instead of updating […]


Development & Evaluation, Engagement

Recruiting Developers: Why Finding the Right People Is So Important

April 19, 2022

Via: HR Hero

People that develop code are needed in almost every industry nowadays. The issue is that finding talented coders is challenging. It might be the most challenging thing a company will ever accomplish. Because, unlike many other professions, talented developers may […]


Communication, Development & Evaluation

Managing Feelings of Disconnectedness Among Remote Workers

April 19, 2022

Via: HR Hero

For millions of office workers across the United States and beyond, a major silver lining of the COVID-19 pandemic has been the widespread shift to remote work. The convenience, comfort, flexibility, and ability to spend more time with pets and […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee development

Leadership Lessons from the Leader of the Ukraine

April 13, 2022

Via: HR Hero

For over a month, the world has been gripped by the unfolding war between the Ukraine and Russia, the largest military mobilization in Europe since World War II, causing the greatest number of European refugees since the second World War. […]


Development & Evaluation, Engagement

How to Speed up the Recruitment Process

April 13, 2022

Via: HR Hero

If your business is looking to fill an employment hole as soon as possible, you may be intimidated by the process ahead. After all, recruitment truly is just that—a process. It’s not something that can be done overnight. Rushing to […]


Development & Evaluation, Engagement

Employer Perspective: How Voluntary Benefits Can Help Your Business Compete for Talent

April 8, 2022

Via: HR Hero

Employers’ goals for voluntary benefits —increasingly a core component of any employer’s benefit package that allows employees to self-select from a menu of offerings, typically at reduced or increasingly no cost — have expanded dramatically since 2020. According to Buck’s […]


Development & Evaluation, Engagement

The Clear and Present Danger of Not Complying with Biometric Privacy Laws

April 6, 2022

Via: HR Hero

My youngest has developed an affinity for action movies, particularly those that involve spies and other secret operatives. That’s fine with me because it’s given me adequate cover to rewatch the 007 and Mission: Impossible movies. Viewing them again recently […]


Workplace wellness

Recognizing and Alleviating Seasonal Depression in the Workplace

April 6, 2022

Via: HR Hero

Seasonal affective disorder (SAD), a type of depression related to changes in seasons, can have a significant impact on mental health and on employees’ productivity and engagement. Not only can seasonal depression impact employee productivity, but it can also affect […]