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A former Goldman Sachs employee who launched a startup shares her favorite interview question

As an interviewer, coming up with the right questions can be tricky. You want to ask candidates things that will get them to reveal who they are, what they value, and whether they'd be a good fit.<p>That's why when a CEO, founder, or hiring manager finds one who does just that, they often make it …

Employment

5 Ways The Workplace Needs To Change To Get The Most Out Of Generation Z

Get ready: This newest generation thinks about work differently than any before.<p>Everyone loves to ask questions about millennials: what do millennials want? How do you work with millennials? Why can’t we stop talking about millennials? But the oldest millennials are now approaching 35: They’re …

5 Companies That Have Mastered Leadership Development For Millennials

A succession management plan that prioritizes leadership development ensures your company will have a solid pipeline for years to come, improving …

Human Resources

Intimacy In The Workplace: It's a "Do"

The Breakfast Club (TBC) is 30 years old this year, which means I first saw it when I was 3.<p>Okay… maybe I was 5.<p>It’s a classic movie that highlights …

LinkedIn’s HR and Recruiting Leaders on How to Work Together | LinkedIn Talent Blog

How to Get Employees Excited to Do Their Work

What keeps you up at night as a manager? Are you worried about hitting your numbers? How to boost the results of lower performers? What about how to keep top performers motivated?<p>We often believe that the most effective way to respond to these concerns is to directly tell our employees what to do. …

12 Famous Women on Their Mentors

No matter how varied their backgrounds and paths to success, accomplished women can usually agree on one thing: That somewhere along the way, they …

Charlize Theron

Best Practices for Choosing a Professional Mentor

I’ve been fortunate to have a kick@$$ mentor here at SHIFT and while with my former employers in the sports communication field. This mentorship has …

SBI sharpens talent focus; branch mentoring in spotlight

Largest lender State Bank of India has taken a slew of HR initiatives to help its over 2.3 lakh employees evaluate their performance and enhance …

Jessica Alba on Her Professional Mentors

What do Jessica Alba, Rachel Roy, and Lauren Bush all have in common? Well, besides great hair, they all understand the importance of having a professional mentor. In LinkedIn's latest content series, "The Mentor Who Shaped Me," each of the business execs look back on how the mentorship influenced …

Lilly's Bold New Conversation: Race, Society and Work

It happened the day after nine African Americans were killed during Bible study at Emanuel AME Church. I had spent the day before preparing to moderate the Eli Lilly and Company forum on race. I would spend the hours leading up to the forum in tears for the Charleston 9.<p>Traumatized by the mass …

African-American News

What Separates Great HR Leaders from the Rest

HR seems to have become every manager and employee’s favorite corporate punching bag, vying with IT for the dubious title of most-irritating function. We have seen a parade of articles recently calling for HR to be blown up, split in two, or at the very least, redesigned.<p>Perhaps this is a good …

Why Millennials Will Improve Your Company

I've been reading a number of articles and reports about millennials in the workplace--about how they expect autonomy, insist their work have purpose, and think business needs a reset toward more concern for helping society. Some of these attitudes may give their elders indigestion, but it's quite …

Leadership

Collaborative Learning On the Rise [infographic]

As the business world changes, so do the activities needed to support the business. Over the past few years, we’ve seen recruitment methods shift to …

One in three employees claim to have a job rather than a career

Lack of career plans hinders retention and engagement efforts<p>As workforce hiring increases, concerns about engaging employees and retaining critical …

Why The Buzz About Employee Engagement And Company Culture?

According to Deloitte’s Global Human Capital Trends 2015, company culture and employee engagement is a driving issue for the top companies in the …

Predicting the Future and Shaping Strategy with HR Analytics

Technological innovation has given Human Resources the ability to predict the future — and has moved HR into the boardroom. But it’s up to data-savvy HR professionals to make that move permanent.<p>“Why should I, as a managing director or a CEO, give as much credibility to HR as I do to finance, …

Human Resources

HR Is Broken. Here’s How To Fix It

These days, human resources departments basically just enforce company policies. They can do so much more.<p>Companies typically view their employees as their most strategic asset, so it stands to reason that there should be a profession devoted to making sure they’re reaching their top potential. But …

Are Millennials Wreaking Havoc on Employers? Or Vice Versa?

Managing Partner at Red Rocket Ventures<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>“Help! The inmates are running the asylum!” may be the cry these days running through the heads of many business owners who have multi-generational employees.<p>This is to say that owners are struggling …

The Workplace

Employee #Engagement: Stop measuring, start doing #EmployeeEngagement

We’ve all heard the cliche: “What gets measured, gets done.” In the case of employee engagement, I say maybe not. For years, organizations have been …

Has Helicopter Parenting Created a Need for Workplace Mentoring? | Workology

I came across an article on demographic trends in law firms. Peter Black, the author of this article, said that one of the trends he noticed was the …

Why Your Employees Leave and What You Can Do to Stop Them [INFOGRAPHIC] | LinkedIn Talent Blog

Preventing employee turnover is one of the top priorities among talent management and HR professionals today. However, many don’t understand why …

Sales and Marketing Alignment: How to Define a Sales Ready Lead

Don’t believe the hype. Sales and Marketing Alignment isn’t hard. As long as you approach it in the right way, it’s easy, and (whisper it) even <i>quite</i> …

Marketing

Talent Acquisition Has A Marketing Problem

7-August-2015<p>My previous two posts in this series, <i>Why We Don’t Need to Reinvent the ATS</i> and <i>Talent Acquisition Technology: Reinvention and Innovation</i>, …

Innovation

3 Ways CHROs Can Redefine Strategies That Empower A Diverse Workforce

7-August-2015 | Future Of Work<p>As the world recognizes International Youth Day on August 12 to spread awareness of youth-based issues, the world …

Innovation

4 Tips On Finding A Career Mentor

Having a career mentor is a really useful part of your professional development – they’ve been there, done that, can offer you some impartial advice …