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In Celebration of Customer Loyalty Month, Here’s Some “Anti-United Airlines” Stories

...lets highlight some great examples of service. This original article was written by Steve DiGioia. April is Customer Loyalty Month. To celebrate, I share a few examples of great service that were submitted by the loyal readers of this blog. Show More Summary

What Your Boss Wants

CEOs tell me that they want people: Who are full of ambition and goals. Who sing—well, silently hum—at work. Who stretch themselves every day and who always have new challenges they’re hankering to take on. Who get an emotional kick out of any accomplishment. Who are juiced (in the nonsteroid way) every morning to get … Read the Rest ?

Marie Kondo — The Japanese Tidying Master

“You could say that tidying orders the mind while cleaning purifies it.” – Marie Kondo Marie Kondo (@MarieKondo, also known as “KonMari”) is a Japanese organizing consultant, author, and entrepreneur. She developed a revolutionary method of organizing known as the KonMari Method, which consists of gathering together everything you own, one category at a time, […]

Recruit Better: Employee Discount Programs and Taxes

Here on HR Bartender, we’ve talked about the partnerships HR needs to have in the organization with finance, risk management, and marketing…just to name a few. One very important partnership that we haven’t spent much time covering is the partnership between human resources and payroll. Show More Summary

How Mobile Marketing Can Attract a Larger Brand Audience

When building a personal brand it’s not only important to create compelling content, but to also make this attractive to a audience. More than ever people are using their smart devices to get their news, research brands, and make purchases. Your personal brand can tap into a much larger audience by having a responsive website … Read the Rest ?

The UBI In Your Future

There’s been a lot of talk about robots taking jobs and recently I saw something implying that people may be dying prematurely because of the perception of not enough work. While the robots taking jobs is definitely happening (and it’s not all a bad thing). I’m not sure there is enough data for the second … Read the Rest ?

All Employee Development is Relevant – Friday Distraction

(Editor’s Note: Today’s post is brought to you by our friends at Kronos, a leading provider of workforce management and human capital management cloud solutions. The Workforce Institute at Kronos reveals that more than half of the U.S. Show More Summary

3 Ways Being a Bookworm Translates to Career Success

Reading may have traditionally been seen as one of life’s great pleasures, but in the age of smartphones, game consoles and Netflix, amusing oneself with blocks of unmoving text has become increasingly unappealing. Amongst American adults, 1 in 4 read no books at all. But books are important. They fire our imagination and immerse us … Read the Rest ?

Interview Politics You Did Not Know About

The politics of the interview may not be something new, but it’s certainly an aspect most job candidates are unaware of. Every organization exhibits some level of politics. Office politics has to do with the way some people manipulate relationships for self-benefit or other causes. But is it possible that such situations exist even before … Read the Rest ?

Employees: When Should You Lawyer Up – Ask #HR Bartender

I recently received this question from an HR Bartender reader: Hi – I need a labor law attorney who maybe would consider pro bono work or free advice. My goal here isn’t to call someone out, but maybe this is the wrong question. We would all like free legal advice. Show More Summary

Understanding Your Audience Is the Key to Great Onboarding...

I'm up over at CareerBuilder talking about how understanding your audience is the key to great onboarding, with some generational twists. Here's a taste: As with anything talent-related, generational differences should be considered as you are building your onboarding platform...

Are You Ready to Embrace Objections?

Objections are your friend, embrace them with all your heart! The opening line may seem a bit peculiar. However, there is truth to those words. Objections are the elements of the conversation that reveal the truth. Consider this, how often on job interviews or sales meetings do you walk away to feel as if all … Read the Rest ?

America’s #1 Health Problem is Not What You Expect

Many organizations today are interested in the wellness and wellbeing of their people. They promote wellness programs that encourage exercise and mindfulness. Few, however, address the number one health problem. In a 2016 interview with Politico, U.S. Show More Summary

What You Need to Know About Employment Law

Employment law is important for both employers and employees. As rules and regulations put in place to protect both parties, understanding the various laws is extremely important to having a successful career. There are many different laws in place regulating behaviors in the workplace, payment, discrimination and time away from work. Show More Summary

30-Day Video Series Starts Friday, April 14

My 46th birthday is on Friday, April 14, and I’m going to start the next year of life with a 30-day challenge – creating and posting a new video every day for 30 days. Several entrepreneurial friends are doing this too. We all want to...Show More Summary

Cory Booker — Street Fights, 10-Day Hunger Strikes, and Creative Problem-Solving

“Don’t feel powerless, ever.” – Cory Booker Cory Booker (@corybooker) is an American politician and the junior United States Senator from New Jersey. I generally have an allergy to politics, but Cory’s story is endlessly fascinating (e.g., he’s faced down death threats from gangs, run into burning buildings, and much more), and we have a few […]

Why Big Data is Important for Businesses

First, let’s start with the definition of big data. Big data means large sets of structured and unstructured data. It is so large and complex that regular data processing techniques do not work in dealing with this type of data sets. Generally, in the industry, the 3V model is used to describe big data. These … Read the Rest ?

McKinsey Report: Managing Others and Influence Safe From Next Wave of AI/Automation...

McKinsey has a pretty good report out about where machines/AI can replace humans, and where they can't. I'd encourage all in the talent space to take a look - here's the link. What you learn from the report is that...

Work Meeting Survival Guide: 5 Easy Tips

Have you ever been in a boring work meeting? Chances are yes, and you know the feeling of being hit over the head with pointless numbers, meaningless diatribes and unnecessary brainstorming from your superiors. Sometimes it feels like...Show More Summary

Tips on How to Find a Good Essay Writing Job

At this day and age of modern technology, almost everyone is highly dependent on the internet to find, learn, and source for various products and services. When people are interested to find a good dining place, they immediately browse the web. Show More Summary

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