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21 Impossibly Delicious Ways To Eat Avocado For Dinner

End your day with an avocado-stuffed burger.

Nimmo Bay Resort Chosen As A National Geographic Unique World Lodge

A family-owned and operated resort in B.C.'s Great Bear Rainforest has been chosen by National Geographic as one of its unique lodges of the …

Igloo Hot Tub, Switzerland

Google came up with a formula for deciding who gets promoted—here’s what happened

About 7 years ago, Google founded its People Analytics team, which collects and uses data to bolster the company’s own management practices. (You can thank this group for the death of Google’s infamous brain-teaser interview questions.)<p>The group had a simple founding mission, according to Google’s …

The skills needed to build a HR Analytics team

A big question when embarking on an HR Analytics journey is understanding what skills, and therefore people you need to have. At the same time, many …

What People Are Really Doing When They’re on a Conference Call

If you’re reading this while on a conference call — perhaps even in the loo — you’re not alone. It turns out many U.S. employees would rather do just about anything rather than listen intently to their coworkers from a remote location.<p>According to InterCall, the world’s largest conference call …

How to Go From Working 60 Hours a Week to 40 By Sending 2 Emails a Week

I’m convinced 95% of cubicle workers who work over 60 hours a week constantly can cut it down to 40-45 hours by sending 2 emails a week to their boss:<p>…

Leading On Management: How To Manage The Remote Employee

I had worked tirelessly on my end of the month report to let my boss know what I had done. I didn’t see him except for once or twice a year so I …

Simplify: The Decluttering of Human Resources

I recently read a wonderful article in The Economist entitled Decluttering the Company and it reminded me of the tremendously important job we have …

Key Performance Indicators or KPI’s What Are They – What Should They Be

You may have seen the signs. If not in your workplace, then certainly as a joke in a TV comedy or movie. “X days since our last workplace accident.” …

Want to Be Happier and More Productive at Work? Consider These Factors

In the fascinating book <b>First, Break All the Rules,</b> by Marcus Buckingham and Curt Coffman, the authors discuss their work to describe, among other …

Employment

Why are companies so horrible at communicating?

by Nichole Kelly | July 22, 2014<p>In the last few months, I’ve had numerous real-life interactions with companies and front-line employees. And one …

Do We Overestimate the HR Competence and Commitment of Managers?

<b>I have been posting and debating HR issues online for more than 5 years. I have learned a lot and my conclusion is that most of us (the HR debaters)</b> …

Can Hiring Surplus Staff Propel Your Career?

<b>My second HR job was HR Supervisor reporting to a senior HR Manager in another branch of the company responsible for the division I was attached to.</b> …

32 Cheap Luxuries That Will Make You Feel Totally Rich

No one ever said we'll never feel like royals.