The Workplace Guide to Going Rogue

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In almost every workplace, there’s a chain of command. You work as part of a team that may be siloed from the rest of the organization. But what if you need to work with other departments to collaborate in order to fill roles as a recruiter? Collaboration is key for not just success in hiring […]

Objectively Measuring Employee Performance

10 tips on measuring employee performance objectively

Like many other HR professionals and managers, you have probably read countless articles on how to measure employee performance, difference scales to use and the type of feedback you should give. While these may all be useful; as a manager, it can be difficult to measure employee performance as you most likely don’t work in […]

Creating An Organized & Productive Home Office

4 tips to create an organized and productive home office

Thanks to the internet, email, and online meeting software, more people are working from home than ever before. However, working in the same space where you and your family live isn’t always as easy as popping open the laptop on the couch. Whether you’re self-employed or working from home for a company, you can design […]

Scandal: A TV Drama and Real-Life Hiring Process

Like the TV drama, current hiring processes could fit into the “drama” genre, or “comedic drama,” or maybe even “tragedy.” A series with multiple seasons at that. There are plenty of players, stakeholders and an industry built around it. My focus here is on two similarly written powerful lines that I recall being exquisitely delivered […]

Would It Help?: When to Talk Politics at Work

In 2015’s Bridge of Spies, an apt and conscientious lawyer, James Donovan, played by Tom Hanks, unpopularly and with personal risk defends a Soviet spy named Rudolf Abel, who is on trial for espionage and facing a death sentence. Politics and work! Donovan asks Abel, played by Mark Rylance, several times in different ways if […]

HR Must Be a Catalyst for Change

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Mahatma Ghandi said, “Be the change you wish to see in the world.” As our worlds and the people in it adjust, organizations must, too. HR professionals are in a great position to be a catalyst for change in our workplaces. HR Must Be a Catalyst for Change Right now, our world is becoming increasingly […]