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The 12 Most Popular Free Online Courses For Professionals

Based on data from online education platform Coursera, we compiled a list of the 12 most popular, free online classes for working professionals.<p>Here they are, ranked by popularity:<p>Coursera's most popular course offers an introduction to classic and contemporary social psychology, covering topics …

The Hot HR Technology Trends Of 2014

It’s been a while since I’ve seen a solid independent survey of HR tech trends that will affect the workplace in 2014. The Information Services Group (ISG), a leading technology insights, market intelligence and advisory services company, recently conducted the ‘Industry Trends in Human Resources …

22 things for HR to stop with

HR should stop:<p>Counting heads<br>• Preaching<br>• Generalising<br>• One-way communication<br>• Avoiding to tackle the most difficult issues<br>• Being secretive<br>• Focusing on the …

What It Will Take to Fix HR

In the July/August issue of <i>HBR</i>, Ram Charan argues that the Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO) role should be eliminated, with HR responsibilities funneled in two separate directions — <i>administration</i>, led by traditional HR-types, reporting to the CFO; and <i>talent strategy</i>, led by high-potential line …

Nine HR Policies That Drive Good People Away

There is a particular, awful feeling you get working in a company that is sinking. You can tell the minute you walk in the door that the energy is off. If you pay attention to the vibe you get on a job interview, you’ll know when a company is broken. People don’t look you in the eye. No one wants …

Does Gen Y Really Want Honest Feedback?

There is an abundance of articles about why Gen Y needs to be treated differently. However, I was intrigued by the fact that none of these articles appear to have been written by a Gen Y author. So I decided to ask the Y Generation what kind of feedback they want. I gathered data from 3,715 …

5 Retention Fixes – No Money Down

I love SMB HR shops (SMB – small/medium sized businesses) for a number of reasons, but none more than for the simple fact, smaller sized HR shops are …

Biz Stone on leadership (and Star Trek)

As the Twitter creation myth goes, Biz Stone was the nice-guy idealist among the social media company's otherwise sparring co-founders. While he never served as CEO, in various roles Stone helped guide the company from idea to initial public offering. He recently chronicled his work at Twitter, as …

CEO Pay Continues to Rise as Typical Workers Are Paid Less

The 1980s, 1990s, and 2000s were prosperous times for top U.S. executives, especially relative to other wage earners and even relative to other very …

Income Inequality

Why The Gamification Trend Fails At Most Companies

Using gamification to incentivize workers is a popular business strategy these days, but does it actually work? Consider this before you hit play.<p>Gamification has become a real buzzword over the last few years: News articles and statistics about applying game mechanics to incentivize behavior are …

LinkedIn wants to help companies start hiring internally again

LinkedIn is best known as a place to find talent but it’s now addressing a problem most companies struggle with—retaining the best employees.<p>Dan Shapero, who leads LinkedIn’s Talent Solutions group, the company’s most profitable division, sees employee retention as a potential growth area for a …

Employee Engagement

Netflix’s Major HR Innovation: Treating Humans Like People

What if instead of bureaucracy, a booming company relied on common sense?<p><i>Editor’s Note: This story contains one of our Best Business Lessons of 2014. Check out the full list here.</i><p>Back in 1997, before it was streaming a billion hours of Internet television a month, Netflix was a startup. They had a …

Why Leaders Are Poor Communicators

If you were to name the worst leader you’ve encountered, I’ll make a bet that one of your criticisms involves poor communications skills. Communications is intertwined with leadership, both good and bad. The universal need for leaders to develop strong, transparent, motivating communications is so …

HR ready for the future? No way, report says

The highly connected and global 21st-century workforce is here. And if a massive new report from Deloitte is to be believed, employers are simply not …

Human Resources

Be Kind to Your Employees, but Don’t Always Be Nice

At 39, I was the CEO of a company with a few hundred employees. Depending on the day and the employee you asked, I’d rate anywhere from a zero to a seven on the unkindness scale (10 being a tyrant). I’d guess that I normally hovered around 4.5. I doubt anyone would have rated me a 10—that takes a …

8 Lies Interviewers Tell Job Candidates

As a job seeker, you might occasionally think about padding your experience or exaggerating your role on a key project. But has it occurred to you …