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10 HR Rules That Would Improve the World

HR is often misunderstood, but that’s just because they don’t understand us. In fact, if HR rules were implemented everywhere, your life would be much, much better. Here are 10 ways things would change for the better if HR ruled the world. Show More Summary

How to Build a Million-Dollar, One-Person Business – Case Studies from The 4-Hour Workweek

It’s hard to believe, but it’s been more than 10 years since The 4-Hour Workweek was published. And it amazes me that the book is still the most highlighted book across all of Amazon in 2017. I wanted The 4-Hour Workweek to be a compass for a new and revolutionary world. While many people have misunderstood the […]

New Year By the Numbers – Happy 2018 from #HR Bartender [infographic]

The New Year is celebrated around the globe. Check out these statistics about the New Year celebration. We look forward to new beginnings and the hope for growth and prosperity. The post New Year By the Numbers – Happy 2018 from #HR Bartender [infographic] appeared first on hr bartender.

Engaging Zingers #4: Clean Your Smudges for 2018

During the day as I look through my glasses I often fail to notice how many smudges are on the glass – obscuring my worldview. As I take off my glasses – and look at them – I see how much they are in need of cleaning. Before launching into 2018 stop looking at yourself, […]

Engaging Zingers #3: On the Path

Career Zingers #3: On the Path.  As we speed into 2018 many of us make resolutions and dream of an idealized year ahead. Many of our resolutions are neither attainable nor sustainable. We get caught up in the frenetic compulsion to get to some idealized destination. Stop your motor mind and start thinking of yourself […]

The Reason this Chess World Champion Is Stepping Away From Her Titles

Anna Muzychuk is taking a stand for women’s rights at her own expense. The Chess Grandmaster won the 2016 Women’s World Rapid Chess Championship and the Women’s World Blitz Chess Championship. She’s currently ranked the number two woman by Fédération Internationale des Échecs (FIDE), which governs international chess competitions. Show More Summary

Employee Background and Your Health Insurance Plan

Does employee background matter when you’re looking for a health insurance plan for your small business? When you’re looking at plans, the possibilities can seem endless, even if there are only one or two providers in your state. DoShow More Summary

7 Tips to Improve Job Interviewing

Job interviewing is an act. Yes, you are the actor, and both sides know the rules: You, who are one of the candidates for the position, are doing your best to convince the interviewer you are the ideal candidate. The interviewer, who...Show More Summary

How to Avoid Overcommunicating Your Brand

How can up-and-comers steer clear of overcommunicating when trying to gain traction as they launch a new brand? These answers are provided by Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC), an invite-only organization comprised of the world’s most promising young entrepreneurs. Show More Summary

4 Ways to Keep Employees Engaged During Open Enrollment

You’ve emailed your employees 37 times and put a sign up in the break room, but they still seem to miss open enrollment deadlines. It could be that they don’t understand why it’s so important. The result is that employees can end up with a plan that isn’t the best for them and their families. Show More Summary

Lessons from Bozoma Saint John — From Spike Lee to Uber, From Ghana to Silicon Valley

“We spend far too much time complaining about the way things are and forget that we have the power to change anything and everything.” – Bozoma Saint John Bozoma Saint John (@badassboz) is the Chief Brand Officer at Uber. Until June 2017, she was a marketing executive at Apple Music after joining the company in […]

Engaging Zingers #2: The Career Moment

Career Zingers #2: How to have an engaging career in 2018 Too often we view career development as aspirations, goals, and future results. In our pursuit of the future we miss the living moment of our career. To have an amazing career in 2018 ensure you don’t miss where you really are in a blind […]

Robotics Takes Over the Supply Chain

Supply chains are complex operations. Inevitably, there are hundreds (or even thousands) of people involved in each one, and manual tasks that are prone to error often dominate the process. But because tasks are usually interdependent, one problem or mistake...

Happy New Year wishes to all of you

As 2017 draws to a close, here's wishing all of you and your loved ones a very Happy New Year.May 2018 bring you meaningful and purposeful work, continued love of your close ones, and lots of new learnings! If you want to talk to me about a story or a speaking engagement, contact me on gautam@gautamblogs.com | Twitter | Facebook Page | LinkedIn

5 Types of underperformers who get an MBA

Business applications are due at the beginning of January. Now is the time to not apply. Because you should not go to business school. If you want to start a company, you should start a company. And if you want to climb the corporate ladder you should do that. An MBA does not help you...

Accountability Isn’t About Putting Things in Writing

Accountability is needed for business success. Managers are accountable for their teams who are accountable for productivity. But, focus on the right thing. The post Accountability Isn’t About Putting Things in Writing appeared first on hr bartender.

Why We Bought Board Games for Our Children (and You Should too)

Like all good parents, our biggest goal is that our children grow up and move out. In order to do that, they need life skills, education, and (probably) a kick in the pants at the appropriate moment. Ideally, we’d like them to finish...Show More Summary

Engaging Zingers #1: The Wooden Yardstick

Career Engagement: Incomparable. Merry Christmas. I hope the gift you open on Christmas day is yourself. Comparing yourself or your career development to others is to transform yourself into a wooden yard stick. You may be able to measure things but you are no longer human. The next time you feel jealous, diminished, or envy […]

It’s a Wonderful Life, but What Happened to George Bailey?

George Bailey had big dreams. He wanted to travel and see the world. Instead, he ended up staying in Bedford falls and running his father’s business after his father unexpectedly died. He got married, had a bunch of kids (“You call this...Show More Summary

The Do’s and Don’ts of Working With Recruiters

In order to work effectively with a recruiter, you need to know how to communicate with them. Many job seekers discuss networking as being a critical component to a successful job search. While the majority recognizes the importanceShow More Summary

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