Encourage Employee Resource Groups to Leverage Social Media

Top companies are leveraging social networks to share best practices, increase productivity and promote their brand internally as well as externally. In addition, organizations are leveraging internal networks to unleash a new theology of solving problems, executing with agility and creating an innovative culture.   Employees view a newsfeed from their groups and connections, plus […]

Fun at Work Is Key to Decreasing Employee Disengagement

If cultures like Rackspace, Zappos, and Quicken Loans speak to you, we may be corporate culture soul mates.  To me, the best cultures are the ones created to embrace their fun sides like these companies.   Fun at Work Is Key to Decreasing Employee Disengagement   Fun doesn’t necessarily mean booze combined with getting hit […]

How to Engage Instead of Alienate Your Contract Employees

Have contract openings you need to fill? Connect with me, and quickly tap into my amazing contract talent network in HR, recruiting and sourcing communities.  Earlier this week, I received an email from a contract recruiter who asked me to explain why the onboarding process was so damned complicated for short term contract recruiters and […]

Dealing with Workplace Betrayal – Part 2

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What to Do When Someone Steals Credit for an Idea. This is the second in a 4-part series on the all-too common occurrence of workplace betrayal.   The first post dealt with the workplace tattle, how to eliminate his or her power over you, to repair the damage done by a tattle-tale, and the best […]

3 Things I Love About e-Verify

3 Things I Love About e-Verify E-Verify is the internet based system that compares the information from an employee’s I-9 to information in the Homeland Security and Social Security Administration databases to confirm the employee is eligible to work legally in the United States. Many states require employers to use e-Verify to administer their I-9 […]