Human Resources

Uber CEO Has Launched An ‘Urgent Investigation’ Into Workplace Harassment After Reading Former Female Engineer’s Blog Post

Uber CEO Travis Kalanick has instructed chief human resources officer Liane Hornsey to conduct an “urgent investigation” after reading a former …

Workplace Harassment

Ex-Uber engineer alleges toxic workplace

In a bombshell takedown posted on her blog Sunday, former Uber engineer Susan J. Fowler alleges a horrific workplace environment in which complaints …

The Workplace

Workplace behaviours campaign | Public Website

How your employees behave in the workplace can have a real impact on the security risks and vulnerabilities your organisation faces. Encouraging your …

The Workplace

3 Easy Ways to Improve Workplace Flexibility

Don't fit your employees into a box, but allow them the freedom to make their best work.<p>Recent research suggests that 4:00 a.m. is the most productive hour of the day. Your typical over-achiever gets up around this hour, tackles a few personal things and gets cranking on work responsibilities. Tech …

The Workplace

Recruiters Don't Need Your Salary History -- But Here's Why They Want It

Dear Liz,<p>I’ve been following you for a couple of years, and it’s been an eye-opening experience to use my voice at work and on the job-search trail.<p>When I first started reading your columns I was pretty unhappy at work, but it was a good enough job (especially on paper) that I didn’t want to jump …

Employment

10 Things Smart People Won't Say

There are some things you simply never want to say at work.<p>There are some things you simply never want to say at work.<p>These phrases carry special power: they have an uncanny ability to make you look bad even when the words are true.<p>Worst of all, there’s no taking them back once they slip out.<p>I’m …

Political Correctness

Should I Work for a Big or Small Company?

Know the typical traits for a big business and how they tend to contrast with the experience at a smaller operation.<p>It’s impossible to say whether a company of a certain size is inherently better. If you’re considering switching jobs to either a larger or smaller workplace, your first hurdle should …

Employment

Top Benefits of Workplace Massage Therapy For You and Your Business!

A consistent massage is one of the healthiest ways that you can treat your body. Massages are traditionally used in many cultures to treat diseases …

The Workplace

What To Do If You Are Placed On Suspension

I know. You’re reading the title of this post and probably saying to yourself, “What the –?!” That’s exactly what this HR Bartender reader is saying …

Employment

6 Characteristics of Successful Remote Employees

Millions of Americans now classify themselves as remote workers, and both employers and employees are benefiting from these relationships.<p><i>Remote working.</i> <i>Telecommuting. W</i><i>orking from home</i>: It’s extremely popular, no matter what you call it. Millions of Americans now classify themselves as remote …

The Workplace

These Are The Top Three Reasons People Quit Their Jobs

Forget work-life balance: These other factors have more of an impact on retaining employees.<p>We know that most Americans don't like their jobs, and that’s causing plenty of people to quit (or at least start looking elsewhere).<p>A new study from Glassdoor offers a more in-depth look at exactly what …

The Workplace

Would You Take an 8% Pay Cut to Work from Home?

The reality (and myths) of working with a remote team.<p>"Why do you want to work remotely?" As the CEO of Aha! -- a fully distributed company of more than 40 people -- I am surprised by how infrequently I have to ask this question. Most job candidates are eager to explain their motivation when they …

The Workplace

Working With Autism And ADHD

As more people with autism and ADHD begin to advocate for themselves at work, some employers are changing their workplaces.<p>When Sam Briefer, 23, was hired by Ernst & Young last year, he had two concerns: that he wouldn’t make friends with his coworkers, and that his office environment would …

The Workplace

3 Ways to Eliminate Bias in Your Hiring Process

It's time you take the bias out of your hiring funnel.<p>Just a few days ago, American businesses protested recent White House policies about immigrants by closing their doors for the day for A Day Without Immigrants.<p>For these businesses, it was a demonstration of the important role immigrants play in …

Recruitment

The 4 Best Recruiting Software Innovations You Should Know About

A recent LinkedIn survey reports 56% of these talent acquisition leaders predict their hiring volume will increase in 2017. That means recruiting …

Recruitment

Brewery offers 'puppy parental leave' to employees who get a new dog

BrewDog, a Scotland brewery that will soon open an American arm in Columbus, Ohio February 20, is introducing a new fur baby-friendly policy: a paid week off to employees who adopt a new pup.<p>The company, which employs 1,000 people around the world, announced the policy on Tuesday via their Twitter, …

The Workplace

7 Secrets to Make the Most of Your LinkedIn Profile

Most people aren't expert LinkedIn users, so learning how to use the platform effectively gives you an edge in your job search.<p><i>Has LinkedIn helped you get a job? If so, do you have any tips? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others</i> …

Applicant Tracking System

All Business Is Personal: Employees Need Human Connections at Work

Employee engagement starts with meaningful relationships. Companies that don't support those interactions will see productivity tank as their best talent walks.<p>Everyone wants to be treated with respect, whether that's in a professional context or within the realm of personal relationships. So it …

The Workplace

Say Yes to Gamification

Gamification is proving to be an effective tactic to help motivate employees and increase engagement. A dedicated workforce can be your greatest …

Employment

How to Create a Wellness Program for Your Small Business

In order for your small business to be as successful as possible, you need your employees to operate at full strength. If you have a staff full of …

Workplace Wellness

Where Are All The Good Job Candidates Hiding?

Dear Liz,<p>I could use some advice on my company’s recruiting program.<p>I run the entire HR function so recruiting is only one of my tasks, but at any given time I have six to fourteen job openings to fill so we are always on the hunt for good people.<p>I’ve used social media, traditional job boards, …

Employment

Why Corporate Culture Is Becoming Even More Important

Corporate culture has arguably always been important, but it’s only become a popular point of discussion in the past 20 years or so. To some, it’s become a buzzword, losing some of its meaning due to the overabundance of content and discussions surrounding it. However, I’d argue that corporate …

Corporate Culture

Employees no longer crave for just monetary incentives

<i>‘Time will take your money, but money won’t buy you more time’ — James Taylor</i><p>It’s our choices that make our life. Whether it is taking up a study …

The Workplace

How to talk politics at work without getting fired

There's office politics and then there's politics at the office. After one of the most contentious presidential elections in U.S. history, political talk is dominating, even during work hours.<p>Talking about your views at work used to be taboo. Now it's seemingly unavoidable and, not surprisingly, …

The Workplace

You still have time — nominate your Iowa top workplace

CLOSE<p>The No. 1 mid-sized company in The Des Moines Register's 2016 Top Workplaces survey, IMT Group takes make steps to keep employees involved, says …

The Workplace

Startup co EdGE Network on how tech is revolutionising recruitment, talent search

Sending your resume for a job to a firm may often be not seen by the Human Resource department of the organization. Instead, it may be matched by …

Recruitment

Workplace rudeness happens all of the time, can have health consequences: study

It happens all of the time in the workplace," Sandy Hershcovis told The Homestretch on Thursday. Hershcovis is the lead researcher on Targeted …

The Workplace

BG Staffing announces FY2016 guidance

BG Staffing (BGSF +4%) expects FY2016 revenue to be $253.9M (+16.7% Y/Y) vs. consensus estimate of $255.25M.<p>Net income to be $6.9M (+28.7% …

Business

Helpmates Staffing Services Wins Two of Inavero’s 2017 Best of Staffing® Diamond Awards - Helpmates Staffing

<i>Once again, our Southern California provider of finance, healthcare, human resources, distribution & manufacturing, and office staffing services has</i> …

Employment

Only The Dopest Need Apply

I was scrolling through my timeline this morning, and I saw a few posts approvingly forwarding a job description from a hot new startup*:<p>I’ll be …

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