Tag: human resources


Google and Facebook employees are teaming up against their bosses

January 15, 2019

Via: The Verge

Last week we wrote about a pair of new lawsuits against Google’s parent company, Alphabet, alleging that the board acted improperly in which it agreed to pay out tens of millions of dollars to executives who had been found to […]

Research, Software

Top 10 Mistakes to Avoid in 2019

January 14, 2019

Via: HR Hero

It’s hard to believe another year is coming to a close, but here we are. As part of my personal year-end celebration, I have prepared an informal ranking of the top mistakes I’ve tried to help clients avoid, correct, or […]

Development & Evaluation, Employee development

Learning Hacks to Help Studying for the HR Certification Exam

January 8, 2019

Via: Blogging4Jobs

As the testing deadline approaches for the SHRM and HRCI exams and the spring window begins, you’re likely in full-on cram mode. There’s a ton of information to absorb and you only have one brain to do it with. But […]

Research, Software

10 trends that will shape HR in 2019

January 7, 2019

Via: HR Dive

As HR executives turn the page on a new year some will pause to reflect on just how much — and how little — has changed in the span of 12 months. Increased attention on topics traditionally considered the realm […]

Research, Software

6 California HR Issues to Watch in 2019

January 4, 2019


In light of recent developments in California, HR teams are likely focused on creating meaningful anti-harassment training programs, complying with pay-equity laws, reviewing employee classifications and more. Here are the key issues to watch in the months ahead. 1. Sexual-Harassment-Prevention […]

Research, Software

Hot Topics for 2019: #MeToo and Data Privacy

December 12, 2018

Via: Workforce

I’m looking forward to the holiday break after spending this month working on a 5,000-word article and finishing up my final assignments of 2018. The end of the month for me will mean tons of family time with my parents, […]

Research, Software

Viewpoint: How to Maximize HR Software-as-a-Service

December 11, 2018


The ability to build HR software-as-a-service (SAAS) offers unique possibilities, and at the same time can present distinct challenges that organizations should be aware of and plan for to minimize disruption. Technically, SAAS and cloud software are different, but in […]

Research, Software

Is Your Organization Rethinking Its Holiday Party This Year?

December 5, 2018

Via: Workforce

Indeed, according to the 2018 Holiday Party Survey (conducted by the appropriately named outplacement firm of Challenger, Gray & Christmas), 35 percent of employers do not plan to throw a holiday party this year, the lowest number since 2009. Given […]


HR Professionals Gear Up for Mandatory Anti-Harassment Training

November 30, 2018


Trainers who provide sexual-harassment-prevention courses are fielding more requests from California businesses looking to schedule training sessions that comply with a new state mandate. SB 1343, which Gov. Jerry Brown signed Sept. 30, requires employers with at least five workers […]


How Company Culture Can Improve Sales Environments

November 27, 2018

Via: Kelly Redmond

It’s no secret that in sales environments employees are evaluated and valued predominantly based on results. The main incentives offered to salespeople are either financial rewards in the form of commissions and bonuses or ego stroking rewards like the “top […]