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YES: It's Only a Matter of Time Before Someone Gets Their ### Kicked at Your Company for Wearing Snapchat Spectacles

Of course, I can't call it Snapchat anymore. Snapchat's renamed their company to "Snap", since they will be moving to things other than the expected "snapchats". You know, like taking video in public that might get you assaulted. Confused? Snap(chat)...

Swiss Thursday: Guaranteed Vacation Time

Everyone knows that “Europe” has fabulous vacation policies. (I put Europe in quotation marks because I’ve encountered so many people that don’t understand that the different countries in Europe vary wildly in so many things, EU or not.) In Switzerland, you’re guaranteed 4 weeks of paid vacation. Show More Summary

Stretch Work Assignments – Ask #HR Bartender

Sometimes the best way to learn is by doing something new…and possibly uncomfortable. An HR Bartender reader was faced with that situation. Something happened today at work and I really need your help. I work at an Institute that conducts employee seminars, conferences, and training programs for various organizations. Show More Summary

Employee Engagement: Against Happiness

Employee Engagement: Think Different #2 The September 24th issue of The Economist had an article against happiness at work. The article stated that “companies that try to turn happiness into a management tool are overstepping the mark.” The one-page article also concluded that companies do not have the right to “turn happiness into an instrument of […]

Improve Your Job Interview — Five Tips

I remember going for job interviews and how scared I was. Isn’t everybody? But it can be minimized significantly once you get yourself prepared. Here are a few tips. Learn about the company By spending time to learn about the company, you’ll gain self-confidence. Show More Summary

Recruiter Relationships – How to Manage Getting Scouted

Recruiter relationships are a key part of any career if you’re good at your job! After all, you’re going to be in high demand! Figuring out how to respond to recruiters, how to let them know the information they want to hear and how to best maintain that relationship is incredibly important. Show More Summary

Buying Business Insurance? Here’s What You Need to Know

Operating a business is a risky venture, as even some of the most seasoned entrepreneurs aren’t guaranteed success. There’s so much to account for when running a business of any size, such as winning over customers, keeping margins high and competing in a crowded field. Show More Summary

The Process For Creating Potential Factors (Rather Than Company Values) At Your Company

One of the things I've always been a fan of is having potential factors as an alternative to company values. Background: At Kinetix, we have potential factors instead of values. They're designed to identify what we value most in talent...

Shay Carl on Wealth, Parenting, and the Future of Video

“Money was never the goal; it was freedom. I just wanted to be able to not go to work.” – Shay Carl This is another special in-betweenisode. It’s a little shorter than the normal long-form episodes, and it features a Q&A with Shay Carl (@shaycarl). If you missed our first interview, Shay’s story is incredible. He […]

10 Awesome Telecommuting Jobs

How would you like to be a Senior Threat Researcher and work from home? Frankly, this job sounds super cool to me, even though I’m wildly unqualified for it. Also, I already have a work from home job. But, I had to make that job myself. If you’re not the entrepreneurial type, you might want […] The post 10 Awesome Telecommuting Jobs appeared first on Evil HR Lady.

Stop Trying to Be Perfect, Just Be Yourself!

Perfection can be a motivation killer. The more you put pressure to yourself, the more stressed you will be. When you get stressed, your motivation and health will get affected from it and your performance will decrease eventually. Instead of focusing on being perfect, you should focus on being your best. Show More Summary

Employee Engagement: Tuesday Toon – Be Yourself

Another fine employee engagement cartoon by John Junson on the Employee Engagement Network. David Zinger is an employee engagement expert and speaker.

Not All Millennials are Middle Class

As you know if you’re a frequent reader, I often hear complaints that members of the millennial generation are entitled, lazy and narcissistic. The pervasive stereotype, often perpetuated by the media and late-night TV, is that young people today are … [Read more...] The post Not All Millennials are Middle Class appeared first on Lindsey Pollak.

CHANGE: Insurmountable Positions Get Leapfrogged By New Access Points...

When you think about big companies going down over the last couple of decades, it's really about corporations thinking their positions are insurmountable and being slow to try to develop new technologies and approaches that would replace the cash cow...

Sometimes You Have to Fire People. Here’s When and Here’s How

Being a manager can be awesome. You get to set goals, lead people, and truly shape your department. However, you also have to coach, cajole, and discipline people. Sometimes you even have to fire people. Firing people is really, really, really hard. Show More Summary

Which Is Better: Employees Who Have Purpose or Are Engaged

A few years ago, I wrote a post titled “Happy Employees are not Engaged Employees.” It remains a very popular post. I received a note about it the other day. I would say employees with a sense of purpose are most productive. Is thisShow More Summary

Congratulations to The HR Awards Winners and Finalists!

The HR Awards is a program that recognizes HR professionals in Northeast Ohio who have demonstrated excellence in the field of human resource management. These professionals are nominated by their peers for their achievements and skills within their field. Show More Summary

Can A Leader Become More Likeable?

We've heard a lot in the 2016 presidential election about how unlikeable both candidates are. But this can be an issue for any leader -- we expect our leaders to be likeable people or we don't want to work for them. Here are steps you can take to ensure your own likeability, or fix a bad impression.

How to Let Go of Line Level Tasks

Let’s pretend you just started a new job at a large marketing firm as a head of customer service. The first week, the CEO sits next to you every day. For 8 hours, you listen to her rattle on and on about how to answer phones “the right way.” On day one, you’re polite. Show More Summary

6 Interesting Careers in the iGaming Industry

Although most of us only ever see the front-end products of the iGaming industry, like any other business iGaming requires a team of accomplished individuals to be successful. Today, we thought we’d look at the different careers available...Show More Summary

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