Human Resources

3 Trends That Will Change the Way We Work in 2017

The workplace is getting better for everyone thanks to new expectations<p>Technology is rapidly changing the way we work and live, so it's no surprise that the workplace has started to catch up with some innovative new approaches to getting things done. Whether it's changing where people work, the …

The Workplace

How To Get Your Boss To Let You Work From Home

Winter weather wreaking havoc on your daily commute? Had it driving or taking public transit to and from work every weekday? If so, now might be the time to talk with your boss about telecommuting. The key to getting permission to work from home: knowing how to ask.<p>Fortunately, working from home …

The Workplace

How These Top Companies Are Getting Inclusion Right

Even if you don't have millions to spend on cultivating an inclusive culture, there are lessons here for every company.<p>Creating diverse and inclusive workplaces isn’t just a "nice" thing to do. There is also a well-documented business case for how diversity positively impacts the bottom line.<p>But …

The Workplace

How to Hire More Creativity into Your Organisation

Share<p>Tweet<p>Flip<p>+1<p>Share<p>Email<p>Shares 0<p>Let’s be honest.<p>What recent changes have you made to your recruitment process to better hire more creativity into …

Recruitment

Why Competition Can Be A Great Thing For Millennials At Work

Millennials love competition.<p>Often called the “trophy generation,” we got a lot of unnecessary participation trophies growing up. Yet most of our world is built on competition. Nearly every app on our smartphone, including the GPS, has some kind of competitive element built-in.<p>Countless studies …

The Workplace

The Surprising Role Money Plays in What Employees Value at Work | 2017

<i>Can money buy happiness? It’s a question that has been debated for millennia so we won’t attempt to settle the argument in this article. However,</i> …

The Workplace

What workspaces are the best for freelance workers?

<i>The gig economy is offering Australians jobs, but it comes at a cost. These are often temporary positions, where workers are independent and have to</i> …

The Workplace

Five Tips for Designing a New Office Space For Your Startup

The process of planning new office space can be surprisingly daunting. On paper, it seems as if this task wouldn’t be very complicated. A few desks, …

The Workplace

Fostering The Sense Of Belonging Promotes Success

That is a question that every candidate wonders when considering taking a new job. Will I like the work I will be doing? Will I be able to get along with my co-workers? Will I find meaning in my new job? Answering yes to these questions is the right first step.<p>If you can answer these answers the …

Leadership

From individuals to networks of teams (HR Trends 2017, 3)

In their article “Organizational Design: the rise of teams” McDowell et. al. describe how new shapes of organisations are emerging. From static …

Employment

Coach! Introduces a Process for Better Business Decisions

Usefulness<p>Content<p>Freshness<p>Summary<p>Although business coaching (aka management or executive coaching) is becoming more mainstream, the process of …

Small Business

More Companies Should Release Their Diversity Numbers

<i>The Leadership Insiders network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in business contribute answers to timely</i> …

Recruitment

Why It’s Time to Retire the Word ‘Millennial’

<i>The Leadership Insiders network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in business contribute answers to timely</i> …

The Workplace

5 Ways to Make Your Employees Happier

Many businesses operate under the assumption that employees want to be paid more. And while pay raises and bonuses are important aspects of employee …

The Workplace

10 Popular Health Myths You Need To Stop Following Right Now

You need to drink 10 glasses of water a day. Eating carrots will give you superhero night-vision. Eating gluten-free food will make your body just …

Employee Benefits

Sorry, Recruiters: My Salary Is None Of Your Business

Dear Liz,<p>I am trying something new this year. For me, it is a big step and a scary project but I’m doing it anyway. I am starting a job search even though my job is secure (as far as I can tell) and I enjoy it.<p>I can tell that I am unlikely to stay in this job for more than another year or two at …

Employment

How to Use Tech to Hire the Best

Feature: Page (1) of 1 - 10/22/16<p>By David Ryan for America's Backbone Weekly<p>Are you ready to make a new hire? Times are changing, and if you're about …

Employment

Employee is Having an Affair With the Boss

We’ve answered a lot of questions about the workplace, but never one like this.<p>Hi Sharlyn, I really enjoy your blog. I’m hoping you can provide me …

Employment

Bosses Really Need to Stop Sugar-Coating Bad News

<i>The MPW Insiders Network is an online community where the biggest names in business and beyond answer timely career and leadership questions. Today’s</i> …

Management

Program and Speakers

We have planned 2 fully-packed days for you with some amazing sessions. A long list of international speakers and experts will present the latest …

The Workplace

How to Structure Your Resume

When you think about putting your resume together, the first thing that comes to mind is likely which skills you should include and what job experience will look the most impressive. While the details of your resume are certainly important (and what will ultimately land you the interview), you also …

Recruitment

A Futuristic Office Is Less Important Than An Office That's Good For Workers

There's a lot of new technology that companies can put into their new offices—but instead of just following the latest trends, they're finding out what workers need.<p>According to a new report from Glassdoor about America’s labor market and job trends, "2016 was a landmark year for hiring." When …

The Workplace

Remote workers at risk of burnout according to UniqueIQ

Remote working and flexible working is vital to sustain of the workforce of the future.<p>'Remote working' and 'working from home' is becoming more and …

The Workplace

How to Speak Up If You See Bias at Work

Many people can recall a time when they were exposed to workplace behavior that made them or others uncomfortable. Can you think of a time someone in a meeting joked about another group of people, evoking laughter from everyone else in the room? Or have you worked on a team in which the men seemed …

Leadership

How to create work-life balance in tech: 7 tips from the C-suite

The overworked tech CEO is now a cultural trope for a reason: Only 65% of tech workers said they were satisfied with their work-life balance, …

Productivity

Five Reasons To Keep In Touch With Corporate Recruiters

For many people, a corporate recruiter is nothing more than the person they have their initial phone screen with, who coordinates interviews with the hiring manager and who (hopefully!) offers them the job.<p>As a former recruiter myself, I’m very familiar with this mindset among candidates, but I’ve …

Recruitment

As Oracle faces lawsuit on diversity, why is Silicon Valley so white?

Who runs the world? Well, if you ask Beyonce, it's girls.<p>But in Silicon Valley, which has a number of powerhouse women, diversity ?— or the lack thereof — has remained a pervasive issue.<p>The U.S. Department of Labor filed a lawsuit against technology giant Oracle on Wednesday, alleging the company …

Recruitment

Quick Shots for #HR and #Business Pros – 2017 HR Law Edition

Regardless of who you voted for and your feelings about the election process, here in the United States, we have a new President and Congress. And …

Employment

Twitter’s small diversity gains result in cautious outlook for 2017

Twitter, like many other tech companies, is striving to improve diversity in the workplace. It’s an important issue for the firm, which consistently …

Recruitment