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Facebook's HR chief explains how the company does performance reviews

Facebook conducts performance reviews every six months to formally collect insights from an employee's managers and closest colleagues.<p>If there is anything at all surprising in one of these reviews, then "something has gone terribly wrong," Facebook's VP of People Lori Goler told Business …

Employee Engagement

The CEO of Whole Foods says he never hires people who display this personality trait

At the same time it's important not to seem overconfident or delusional about your abilities.<p>That's according to Walter Robb, co-CEO of Whole Foods.<p>In a recent interview with The Wall Street Journal, Robb said the one trait that won't get someone hired is "a lack of humility and an over sense of …

Employment

Here's what happened to Zappos' HR boss when the company got rid of managers and her job became obsolete

Around six weeks in, HR director Hollie Delaney found herself without her job title or any tangible responsibilities, despite being a seven-year veteran of the company.<p>"And so I was sitting there thinking, 'Oh my gosh, I don't have a job anymore, what is that going to mean for me?'" she told …

Team Building

Want The Job? Learn To Tell Great Stories, Starting With Your Interview

Companies need stories to build their brands. Individuals need them, too. And your job interview is the place to begin the tale.<p>A theme has emerged as we’ve stalked how the tech elite hire: that, perhaps liberatingly, they give less of a damn about what school you went to or what brain teasers you …

Dump Performance Appraisals... and Help Employees Be Their Best

When I talk to business leaders, employee performance and engagement are top priorities. And, it's not surprising that most employees at any company in the world want to perform well and be highly engaged. Since we have the same goals, why is it so hard to reach the outcome we all desire?<p>At the …

5 Basic Needs of Virtual Workforces

According to data from Global Workplace Analytics, the number of remote employees in the United States has gone up by 79.7 percent since 2005. In the U.S., around 3.3 million people work from home.<p>But these are not just freelancers. More organizations are adopting a fully remote work culture. …

How Job Descriptions Undermine The Hiring Process

Job descriptions promote essentialist thinking about peoples’ abilities at the expense of context.<p>Many of us think of ability, talent, and potential as essential qualities—things people either possess or don’t. We tend to imagine that circumstances might have some minor influence over someone’s …

How a Killer Job Description Has Benefits Beyond Basic Recruiting

We all know the importance of writing a job description properly. If you fail to have a top notch job description, you can attract the wrong …

Employment

10. Job Design - PSYCH 484: Work Attitudes and Job Motivation - Confluence

<b>Job Design History and Overview</b><p>The job design approach was conceptualized from Frederick Winslow Taylor's research of time and motion and scientific …

Employee Engagement

What Happens If an Organization Doesn't Conduct a Job Analysis?

A job analysis is an in-depth description of a position in an organization. It includes an analysis of a prospective employee's working conditions, …

Employment

Importance And Benefits Of Job Design

Job design is important for an organization to perform the organizational activities in the most efficient and effective manner. It provides the …

2 Reasons Employee Engagement is So Hard– And What to Do About It

If you’ve ever been on the receiving end of employee engagement results, you most likely know the, “How in the world could they feel THAT WAY after …

Employee Engagement

Wilshaw: Teacher recruitment is the biggest challenge facing England's schools

The biggest challenge facing schools today is the lack of good teachers and leaders on the frontline, Ofsted’s chief inspector has said.<p>Too much of …

How To Recruit For A Job Of The Future

How do you interview someone for a job that hasn’t existed at your company yet and avoid making a bad hire?<p>Experts posit that jobs of the future will include roles such as neuro-implant technician, 3-D printer design specialist, and virtual reality experience designer. While it may be hard to …