Human Resources

'If You're Not Working Now, We Won't Hire You'

Dear Liz,<p>I’m an HR Manager. My job is excellent and I also know that I contribute a lot to my company’s success. I have one problem. My boss “Mark” is the owner of the company. In general I trust his judgment and he’s certainly built a great organization.<p>However, he has a bias against hiring …

Employment

There are two types of respect. Lack one, and you’ll hate your job

Feeling invisible, or like a cog in the machine, is a surefire way to make you hate your job. That’s because as human beings, we need to be seen by our peers, and our superiors. We need to feel we matter, or we lose our sense of self, and slip into the existential void.<p>This isn’t just a millennial, …

The Workplace

HR Leaders: Your Future Is Whatever You Make It

A little over 100 years ago, in the wake of a bitter labor strike, it is believed that the National Cash Register Company created the first human resources department. Its focus was on compliance, wages, resolution of employee issues and, of particular importance at the time, workplace safety.<p>If …

Employment

How Will Data Science Evolve Over The Next Decade?

<i>How do you think data science will change over the next 10 years? originally appeared on Quora:</i> <i>the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world</i>.<p><b>Answer by Eric Mayefsky, Head of Data Science at Quora, on Quora:</b><p>There are many aspects to …

Data Science

On being tenacious, staying patient, and talking face-to-face

<b>On being tenacious</b><p>What if you send an email to make introductions and the person never responds?<p>Do you say to yourself, “Oh well, I guess they didn’t …

The Workplace

Stopping The Downward Spiral Of Workplace Incivility

Rudeness. Sarcastic comments. Bickering. The withholding of compliments. Inappropriate joking.<p>And worse — public rebukes, demeaning language, taunting, yelling and insulting remarks.<p>These behaviors are examples of the downward spiral of workplace incivility. There is alarming evidence that …

Sexual Harassment

The Latest: Safety investigators eye firefighter death

The Latest on a deadly wildfire near Yosemite National Park (all times local):<p>4:30 p.m.<p>California workplace safety officials are investigating the …

Business

“Diversity” and “inclusion” aren’t interchangeable. Here’s how to use them correctly

As an educator, I’ve always found it helpful to begin a lesson with a review of vocabulary. There’s nothing worse than looking out over a sea of blank faces during the middle of a lesson and finding out that there is confusion over foundational concepts. It is better to flag and address potential …

The Workplace

16 signs you’re underpaid – and what you can do about it

Feeling like you might be underpaid can be one of the most disheartening aspects of work.<p>“It stands to reason, because for many, compensation is a …

Business

Bobby Albert - Workplace Etiquette Mistakes

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Playlist

Email incivility has a ripple effect on households

It turns out that a rude email's reach extends further than the recipients in the message's "To" field.<p>As email communication becomes increasingly …

The Workplace

The Sorry State of 'Sorry'

Four ways to seek results, not remorse.<p>7 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Anyone who knows me understands my management style is predicated on unconditional love. We need to provide people with a safe place where they can grow, try new things, fail and get …

Entrepreneurship

Is It Legal To Get Fired After Suffering A Workplace Injury?

Image: Getty Images<p>“You’re terminated!” They’re the two words nobody, under any circumstances, ever wants to hear or receive in writing. The flow-on …

The Workplace

EEOC probe of Uber; CVS apologizes; a $2,630 paperback?

<b>Number of the day</b><p>$2,630.52<p>That was the price last month on <b>Amazon</b> for a copy of <b>Deborah</b> <b>MacGillivray</b>’s 2009 romance novel, <b>“One Snowy Knight.”</b> “How many really sell at that price? Are they just hoping to snooker some poor soul?” MacGillivray wrote in an email. Other copies of the paperback on Amazon …

CVS Health

White House Reviewing Plan by 'Deregulatory Zealots' to Relax Child Labor Laws

As part of it's broad and relentless effort to roll back longstanding workplace safety regulations that have drastically reduced on-the-job injuries …

Liberal View

Research group on paid sick leave policies fallout

Austin's passed a paid sick leave ordinance. Now, it looks like San Antonio voters will get their say on the issue in November.<p>A grassroots coalition …

Austin

ABA president says Trump order could politicize the process of hiring administrative law judges

• Home<br>• Daily News<br>• ABA president says Trump order could politicize…<p>ABA<p>ABA President Hilarie Bass/Office of the president.<p>ABA President Hilarie Bass says …

Law

Anne Arundel County Council defeats bill changing police chief hiring process

Anne Arundel County Council defeated a resolution Monday night that would have included the council in the chief of police appointment …

Annapolis

Strategies for Effective (and Legal!) Succession Planning

Succession management is an important part of strategic business planning. This entails identifying and developing internal employees who have the …

Retirement

Motivation-Based Interviewing: A Revolutionary Approach to Hiring the Best - Interviewing - Staffing Management - HR Topics - Books & Resources

<b>This book is approved for SHRM Recertification Credit. After reading the book, earn a passing score and receive 3.0 Professional Development Credits</b> …

Employment

Uber's Toxic Workplace Culture Subject of U.S. Gender-Discrimination Investigation

Uber Technologies Inc. faces an ongoing gender-discrimination probe by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, said a person familiar with …

The Workplace

Uber under federal investigation over women’s hiring and pay: report

Uber, struggling to emerge from beneath the tar and feathers it acquired via a former female engineer’s blog post about alleged sexual harassment, is …

Silicon Valley

How To Choose The Right Recruitment Software For Your Business

Written by Apoorv Bhatnagar Recruitment these days is a hard task and there’s simply no other way of putting it. While manual recruitment still finds …

Technology (Ireland)

Injured Workers in Ontario Advised to Seek Opioids Instead of Cannabis

Why are Ontario’s injured workers being told to seek opioids over medical marijuana?<p>Injured workers in Ontario, Canada who wish to treat their …

Cannabis

Report: VA’s staffing issues and prescription practices may be hurting suicide prevention efforts

WASHINGTON — Problems with Veterans Affairs’ hiring practices and department doctor’s overprescription of anxiety drugs may be undermining officials’ …

Health Care

Grand Rapids to sponsor 2019 class of police recruits

GRAND RAPIDS, MI -- Grand Rapids is offering another opportunity for individuals who have no formal law enforcement training to begin the path toward …

Grand Rapids

Worker Depression Poses Expensive Problem for Employers

Executive coach Carol Kivler knows about the working person’s struggle with depression. In a June presentation at the Society for Human Resource …

Law

Startup Adds More Coworking Spaces Designed For Women, Chips Away At Maternal Wall

<i>As a proud sponsor of this year’s Forbes Women’s Summit, The Glenlivet has partnered with Forbes to publish a five-part series paying tribute to female founders — brave women who are challenging assumptions in business and culture.</i><p>Amy Nelson, founder and CEO of The Riveter, doesn’t want to talk …

Los Angeles

Edmonton city manager Linda Cochrane to stay on until fall 2020

City council has agreed to an 18-month contract extension for city manager Linda Cochrane that will keep her in the role until September …

Edmonton

Walkertown names Reeves interim football coach

The Walkertown football team was caught in an awkward position after former head coach Josh Pardue resigned in mid-June to take an assistant coaching …

College Football