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70 Percent of Employees Are Distracted At Work and It's Costing You Money. Here's How to Fix It | Inc.com

Technology is growing at a rapid pace, especially in the workplace. Companies roll out new technologies and tools to their employees with the hope of helping them become more productive while delivering high-quality work.<p>In theory, this makes perfect sense. However, life rarely works out according …

Employment

Most Employees at Amazon, eBay and Other Major Tech Companies Don't Trust HR. Here's Why That's Dangerous | Inc.com

A human resources leader is critical to the success of any organization. HR leaders drive the people strategy to ensure teams are staffed up with the best employees and serve as a go-to resource for employees after they're hired.<p>But recent data found that trust in HR is lacking. Seventy percent of …

Human Resources

How we think about introverts and solitude may be all wrong

Thanks to Susan Cain’s bestselling book on the power of introverts, popular personality quizzes, and jokes of those quizzes, introversion has come to …

Personality

Don't Fall Victim to The Odds. Beat Early Turnover By Addressing These 4 Emotional Needs

The chances of losing an employee within their first year of employment are higher than you would think.<p>20 percent of employee turnover happens in the first 45 days.<br>• 23 percent of new employees turnover before their first anniversary.<br>• Nearly 40 percent of employees who leave their jobs do so within …

Employment

4 Principles That the Best Leaders Use to Hire, Promote, and Fire People | Inc.com

One of the most important decisions that leaders make is whom to hire, promote, and fire. It's a complicated and high-stakes collection of decisions.<p>In a small, growing company, hiring the wrong person can endanger its future -- so can promoting someone who abuses your most talented people and …

Customer Service

How to Impress the Robot Reading Your Résumé

While you’re perfecting your résumé and cover letter with the hiring manager of your dream company in mind, you may be interested to know that they …

Résumés

8 Work Habits Found in Extremely Valuable Employees

How do you define a valuable employee? Is it experience or maybe work ethic? Do you see competence in a specific area as the be-all and end-all of determining employee value?<p>What about soft skills? Do they hold the same value when interviewing for a rock star engineer or strategist position? Well, …

Emotional Intelligence

Want To Quit Your Job? Five Questions To Make Sure

In the past, the standard advice about quitting a job was that it was fine – as long as you had another job lined up. But times have changed. The gig economy is in full swing and set to rise. It’s now less about having a seamless CV, and more about finding the sweet spot where you excel in both …

Work Stress

How to successfully negotiate by using silence

You worry over what to say during critical meetings in your career, such as in interviews and negotiations, but what if you leveraged the power of …

Body Language

Well-Being: A Strategic Priority

×<p><i>Many organizations are implementing wellness programs for employees. The aim? To increase worker productivity and meet rising expectations.</i><p>As the line between work and life blurs, providing a balanced suite of well-being programs focused on physical, mental, financial, and spiritual health is …

Employee Engagement

Employees’ top 10 job concerns

Having problems finding a work-life balance, office politics bothering you? These concerns are completely normal, according to LinkedIn. The company’s survey ranked the top 10 concerns of employees in the workplace. Here they are.<p>1. Finding work-life balance<p>2. Managing workload<p>3. Dealing with …

Top 10

HR&CE staff protest Raja’s remarks

Hundreds of employees belonging to the Hindu Religious and Charitable Endowments Department, on Tuesday, staged a “walkout” from their offices …

Tamil Nadu

This 1 habit will make Sunday less stressful, and Monday more productive

People who don’t make progress toward their goals all share 1 thing in common:<p>They never sit down and reflect on what isn’t working.<p>Instead, …

Living Rooms

The Changing Role of HR in an AI World

<b>The Changing Role of HR in an AI World</b><p>We live in an era where there’s perhaps more focus than ever on how an organization treats its employees. …

Human Resources

3 ways to land a job even if you don't have the exact experience required

Most job-seekers have had this experience: You find a job you think you'd be perfect for, but you don't have the exact experience the posting …

Employment

3 signs you’re on track to being a strong leader

Self-Assessment Quiz ─ TRUE or FALSE:<p>I understand that leadership begins with trust and having good character traits.<br>• Being a leader goes beyond being …

Make your resume more like a blockbuster movie

Did you ever wonder what it is about all those blockbuster movie posters that pull you right in from the first minute? Well, whatever it is, it’s …

Mad Max

5 Questions To Ask Yourself When Considering A New Job

So you’re looking for a new job—not surprising. According to LinkedIn’s Economist, you’re likely to change jobs three times in the first five years after you graduate. If you’re a woman, the number skews even higher. I left my first job after just eight months. But this is no reason to fret, a new …

Employment

Want a bigger paycheck? Here’s what to do

<b>Ever heard the motto: “compare and despair”? You might’ve felt it as a kid on the school playground, casting an envious side-eye at classmates’</b> …

PayScale

7 ‘soft skills’ all PR pros should master

To be successful in PR, you must have certain skills.<p>Abilities like writing, research and communications are essential—and now, proficiency in areas …

Public Relations

How to make yourself work when you’re not in the mood

Procrastination affects everyone. It sneaks up on most people when they’re tired or bored, but for some, procrastination can be a full-fledged …

Procrastination

12 Frustrations with Remote Job Ads

Searching through job ads and can be tedious and frustrating. Sometimes, going through a remote job search takes longer than it has to because of the …

Employment

Preparing Leaders For Tomorrow Must Be The Center Of HR Policies

For every 50 new employees recruited by any organization, at least five are ‘leadership material’, implying they have the potential to take on …

Employment

Work-life balance is more important than pay for job-hunters, survey reveals

Some 63pc of Irish adults believe that it is important to have that balance when looking for their preferred job, the YouGov survey in collaboration …

Work-life Balance

3 ways self-sabotage is holding you back

“Are you afraid of success?” My therapist asked me, intently.<p>I let out a put-out sigh, and my defense immediately went up. “How dare she ask me …

The disconnect between Baby Boomers and Millennials when it comes to work ethic

Baby Boomers sometimes believe Millennials are entitled and lazy, but this couldn’t be further from the truth.<p>Millennials have entered a professional …

Millennials

10 Hiring Tools Small Businesses Love

Credit: Nivens/Shutterstock<p>For small businesses, hiring the right talent is critical. It's also a difficult and time-consuming process that can …

Human Resources

#WorkTrends: Smoothing Out Your Messy HR Processes

HR is at a crossroads. Technology is making it easier to streamline messy, time-consuming HR processes, but where does that leave HR teams? On this …

Talent Management

6 reasons why a two-week vacation could be too long

It may be tempted to stack vacation days over two work-weeks, but experts say that may be a bit too long to be away from your office. Sure, travel …

Can Employers Require Workers to Give Notice When They Quit?

Businesses face myriad disruptions when valued employees resign, such as decreased productivity and morale. Since it can take a few weeks to get the …

Employment