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15 Communities to Follow to Advance Your HR Career

Advancing your personal career in HR isn't something you stop to think about often. Start by networking your way through these 15 online HR …

Networking

Artificial Intelligence trends become today’s HR realities

The emergence of Artificial Intelligence (AI) technologies in the past years has profoundly impacted a tremendous number of companies and sectors. …

Connecting Time to Outcomes Can Improve Engagement

Disengaged, unmotivated, or unhappy employees are a huge problem for the United States. Gallup’s 2017 report <i>State of the American Workplace</i> …

Human Resources

Where Employee Surveys on Burnout and Engagement Go Wrong

To tackle employee burnout, companies need to assess just how burned out their staff members are—and why. Many organizations conduct surveys to gain this sort of insight, but serious flaws in how those surveys are designed often lead to bad results. Well-intentioned leaders, following an inaccurate …

Employee Engagement

Top 10 Reasons You Received A Poor Performance Review

When people get a poor performance rating they are often mystified about the reasons why. They ask their boss things like, “What did I do that was so terrible?” Their boss may give them a vague answer like, “You just failed to reach the potential I know that you have” or recounts some tardy project …

Leadership

Want to Get More Work Done? New Research Says You Should Ditch Your Co-Workers

Turns out it's not noise you hate when working, but who's making the noise.<p>"I don't understand how you can work in coffee shops every day. That would drive me crazy."<p>I've heard that from more people than I can count since starting my own business. It's gotten to the point where instead of making my …

Photos: 20 home office must-haves for remote workers

1. The basics<p>With more tech professionals swapping the cubicle for a home office, here is every home office essential, all recommended by remote …

Want Your Best Workers to Never Quit? Research Says It Comes Down to Asking Them 6 Simple Questions

Forget perks like nap pods and climbing walls. It's how your employees feel after asking them these questions that will make the most impact.<p>A question I get asked a lot is how to go about getting teams or whole workforces "engaged." It's a legitimate question pondered by head-scratching managers, …

Employee Engagement

The Best Response to the Tricky Interview Question 'Why Are You Leaving Your Current Job?' (Most Answer Incorrectly)

How you answer this question reveals critical information, and your response will shape what is possible for you in the future.<p>Last week, I discussed how best to answer the question "Why do you want to work here?" I shared what interviewers hear when you provide typical responses and how to craft …

The FCC just repealed net neutrality. What happens next?

The FCC voted this morning to nullify 2015’s Open Internet Order and its strong net neutrality rules, substituting a flimsy replacement with a deeply (and deliberately) incorrect technical justification.<p>The battle is lost. What of the war? Here’s what happens next, and what you can do to …

Why Email Is Essential to Your New Omnichannel Marketing Strategy

Email is one of the most effective digital communication channels, and delivers the highest ROI of any marketing tactic (email marketing generates …

Digital Marketing

Any Startup Can Blow Up Their Website Traffic for Free With a Single Blog Post. Here’s Exactly How To Do It

Here’s the situation. You run a startup. You have a website. And your website has basically no traffic.<p>Except your mom. (Thanks, mom.)<p>Like any savvy …

Google AdWords

$24 Billion Worth of Leadership Training and What Do We Get?

“Because they would do it for me.”<p>This was a quote from Simon Sinek from a TED speech he gave on leadership. I thought of that quote after I had …

Leadership

7 content marketing trends for 2018

Content marketing has been around since 1895, when the John Deere company started a magazine for farmers.<p>Fast forward to today, when brands have …

Digital Marketing

9 Technology Mega Trends That Will Change The World In 2018

Some tech trends fizzle out and die a quiet death, while others are so significant that they transform our world and how we live in it. Here are the top nine tech mega-trends that I believe will define 2018 and beyond.<p><b>Trend 1: The increasing datafication of our lives</b><p>From chatting to friends in a …

Intelligence

The Fortune 2018 Power Ranking: Who’s Going to Have a Good Year

In business as in all things, there are winners and losers. Here are our best guesses for what companies, trends and industries are going to get big …

9 Ways the GDPR will Impact HR Data & Analytics

Privacy is hot. 81% of people analytics projects are jeopardized by ethics and privacy concerns. This number will only increase if companies do not …

What Does The Future Of Human Resources Look Like?

What was viewed by many as one of the least exciting areas of an organization is now one of the most dynamic places to work, here are all the ways Human Resources is evolving.<p>What used to be viewed by many as one of the least exciting areas of an organization is now one of the most dynamic places …

How Windows 10 Drives Transformation in the Workplace

The workplace is evolving rapidly. Technology is significantly changing how and where people work, and organizations must keep pace. Those that are …

As The Gig Economy Grows, Advocates Raise Concerns About Workers' Safety

Support the news<p>The family of a 19-year-old food delivery worker was not eligible for any kind of worker's compensation last month after their son …

Working In Service While Trans: A Guide To Better Workplaces

Working as a barista while transgender comes with its own set of unique challenges, both logistical and emotional in nature. On top of the difficult …

Get the Most From Your Employees in 5 Easy Steps

The one desired outcome that cuts across all verticals, roles, and management styles is great work. Leaders try to predict who will do great work …

4 Tips for Finding Freelance Work

Raises aren't what they used to be, and neither is job security. For these reasons, some workers turn to freelancing. If you're looking to supplement …

Why coaching, not gadgets, is key to getting the most out of employees

Forget the gadgets and “lifehacks” to increase productivity, my research with Julia Milner shows that managers need to become coaches to get the best …

6 Trends in Learning and Development

Opportunities in L&D Tech<p>Recently I presented my view on the status of HR Tech (HR Tech Trends: update). One of the conclusions: there seem to be …

Our New Assistant Doesn't Have Boundaries

But she's pleasant and efficient. Should I say something?<p><b>Editor's note:</b> <i>Inc.com columnist Alison Green answers questions about workplace and management issues -- everything from how to deal with a micromanaging boss to how to talk to someone on your team about body odor.</i><p>A reader writes:<p><i>My company</i> …

According to Harvard This is the Most Important Characteristic of Your Office, By Far

Be sure to follow this office seating advice if you want to improve your performance<p>Forget about whether you have an open floor plan or offices. Forget about how high your walls are. Don't worry about the corner view or what artwork to display. Instead, pay attention to who you sit near.<p>New …

The 20/80 Rule, Leadership, and Integrity

In a leader's relationships, the 20/80 rule counts, not the 80/20 rule.<p>Leadership means people watch you--not to what you <i>want</i> to say or do, or <i>mean</i> to, but what you <i>actually</i> say and do.<p>Attention to detail counts.<p>Not sometimes, but always. What Vince Lombardi said about winning applies to …

Bill Gates: 5 Amazing Books I Read in 2017

Reading is my favorite way to indulge my curiosity. Although I’m lucky that I get to meet with a lot of interesting people and visit fascinating …

Books