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10 Best Cities For Young Professionals Seeking Work-Life Balance

<b>Written by Megan Wells. First appeared at InvestmentZen. Reprinted with the special commentary for The HR Tech Weekly® ▸</b><p>Good Job, Good Life<p>When …

Work-life Balance

College Students Should Hedge Their Bets Smartly in the Gig Economy

What’s Your Major?<p>As folks file back into college classrooms, at record paces at many universities this fall, it’s important that everyone has their …

Gig Economy

How to Motivate Your Team During the Last Months of the Year

With the fiscal year coming to an end, how will you set up your organization for 2018?<p>The end of the fiscal year is upon us as we begin our initial decent into the infamous fourth quarter. These final three months of the year will determine whether an organization's goals were met, objectives were …

Employment

Your High Performers Are Watching How You Treat Low Performers

One of the most important environmental factors affecting employee performance is the performance levels of their coworkers. Humans are herd animals …

Employment

Insights On Culture From Pioneers and Leaders

Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. said, “A moment’s insight is sometimes worth a life’s experience.” So, when an opportunity presents itself to learn from …

Leadership

HR’s Huge Responsibility for the Workplace of the Future

In the online publication SiliconRepublic, I read an interview with Ali Rayl, the global head of customer experience for Slack, the global online …

The Workplace

HR - Want a seat at the top table?

The people in a company are its most valuable asset. Fast-growth companies are realizing that their people are vital to their growth and, as a …

Human Resources

HR Technology Trends to Watch

OrgVue BlogA new era for people management As a people function, it’s arguable that HR’s aim would always focus on getting the best from an …

Analytics

Are We Ready For A Workforce That is 50% Freelance?

If freelancing continues to grow at its current rate, the majority of U.S. workers will be freelancing by 2027, according to projections in the Freelancing in America Survey, released today by the Freelancers Union and the giant freelance platform Upwork. The survey found that 50.9% of the U.S. …

Freelancing

The Tech Interview Cheatsheet

Inside one of Airbnb HQ’s amazing conference roomsStraight-to-the-point list of technical interview Do’s and Don’tsTechnical interviews can be …

Employment

We Can All Agree These 16 Things Make Us Miserable at Work

From unfair pay to working on vacation, here are some of the most common complaints of workers.<p>When it comes to leading a successful business, understanding the wants and needs of your employees is vital. Not only that, but actually paying attention and building relationships with these people is …

The Workplace

Recruiting By Chatbot: 4 Ways HR Tech Is Going To Take Us Higher

We are all converging on Las Vegas with heavy hearts for HR Tech. It’s so soon after the horrific festival shooting that the conference’s homepage has a link to Vegas Strong, the national fundraiser for victims and families. It’s gratifying, at least, to see the totals keep rising. We can watch it …

Chatbots

Remote Work Is Changing the Way We Lead

It goes without saying that businesses must adapt to changing employment trends or risk becoming obsolete. In order to recruit top talent and build …

The Workplace

It’s here: the full Diversity & Inclusion recruiter!

<i>Implementing diversity & inclusion (D&I) in the workplace elevates your</i> <i>business to the next level. Reduce bias in your recruitment process, hire</i> <i>the</i> …

Diversity

Business Travelers Remain Concerned About Work-Life Balance

Corporate travel managers have been working for years to improve outcomes for their travelers. The more workers travel for their employer, however, …

The Workplace

5 ways to separate life and work when you’re the boss of your own business

For many small business owners, your week is so overrun with meetings — not to mention requests from both clients and employees — that you have to …

Small Business

Why Funding for Your Startup Is a Lot Like Dating

Raising growth capital for your company is a process, not an event. You need to court prospective investors.<p>Raising money can be likened to a sales process, but it can also be like dating. You need to court a prospective mate during the dating period before you get engaged, and ultimately married. …

Venture Capital

10 Common Money Mistakes Millennials Make When Starting a Business

Very few businesses that make it are those of millennial entrepreneurs.<p>The millennial generation is quite a unique generation for a multitude of reasons. Unlike their predecessor, Generation X, who focused on landing a good job and retiring from the same company. Millennials are all too willing to …

Entrepreneurship

6 Tips to Better Manage Your Landscaping Business

Getting into the landscaping business is a truly rewarding experience as the fruits of our labor are actually palpable. However, as our influence …

Management

How do you create a workplace free from sexual harassment? Share your thoughts

Tell us how your workplace handles sexual harassment, and what reporting and prevention systems it has in place<p>How do workplaces create a culture where sexual harassment does not exist? This may feel like an odd question, but the Harvey Weinstein scandal has revealed how widespread the issue is. So …

Feminism

Simple Ways to Stop Workplace Anxiety

Depending on its severity, anxiety can be a debilitating mood disorder that stunts the sufferer's ability to function in ordinary situations. …

Harvard Medical School

5 Ways to Quickly Boost Workplace Morale During Tough Times

Don't let difficult situations determine how your team will operate at the office.<p>Low morale doesn't just harm an individual's well-being -- its negative effects can also carry over into the workplace. Low morale has been linked with a wide range of problems, including decreased productivity, …

The Workplace

How to Start Guest Blogging When You Are Completely Unknown

I’ve got some hard news for you…<p>It may come as a surprise.<p>If you’re getting less than 250 website visitors a day, your priority should be writing for …

Digital Marketing

Can Basic Income Plus The Blockchain Build A New Economic System?

To stop society’s unsustainable demand for ever-more resources, we need to decentralize and localize our economy. Combining the new ledger technology with UBI may be the way to make that happen.<p><i>This story reflects the views of this author, but not necessarily the editorial position of</i> Fast …

Basic Income

Is it better to live on the moon or on Mars? A scientific investigation

Elon Musk wants humans to live on Mars. NASA wants, at the very least, to send some astronauts over to the Red Planet to check it out. But the Trump administration has recently signaled that it’s more interested in sending astronauts back to the moon.<p>As a space science professor, I believe this is …

Exploration

Stunning AI Breakthrough Takes Us One Step Closer to the Singularity

Remember AlphaGo, the first artificial intelligence to defeat a grandmaster at Go? Well, the program just got a major upgrade, and it can now teach …

Artificial Intelligence

6 Ways To Motivate And Inspire Your Team After A Setback

In 2008, mid-recession, 1-800-GOT-JUNK? didn’t have its usual optimistic energy — in fact, it was downright depressing. At our annual conference that year, it was painfully obvious: our team desperately needed a pep rally to boost morale.<p>For inspiration, I looked to the silver screen and based my …

Leadership

How Easy Is It for Your Employees to Be Employees?

<b>Author: Jen Stroud, HR Evangelist & Transformation Leader, ServiceNow</b><p>I once worked for organization where most employees exiting said their reason …

Employment

Building a “change-ready” culture into your workplace

Social Media Coordinator<p><b>Author: Richard Cheeseman, Director HCM Applications Marketing EMEA</b><p>With the velocity of external change businesses face …

The Workplace