As an employer, you are likely tasked with hiring people, but that also means you might have to oversee layoffs. No matter your job type, from manual labour to sitting at a desk, layoffs are inevitable. It may not happen while you’re at the company, but at some point, the business will have to let…
Changing careers can be a stressful and daunting task that seems almost impossible at times. Whether it’s not knowing what career path to take, what skills to leverage or lacking experience, changing careers isn’t easy. During our weekly live Office Hours on YouTube, two of our coaches, Ariella Coombs and J.T. O’Donnell, answer questions live
How would an outsider—a client or customer, perhaps—describe your company’s culture? If you don’t have an immediate answer to this question, ask yourself why. All too often, our organizations don’t have clearly defined and discussed cultures, ones that support and galvanize their purpose. And this affects our people, both inside and outside the enterprise. In…
Creativity and Innovation in Context HRExaminer Weekly Editionv10.16 April 19, 2019 Doug Shaw recently spotted a tweet from his friend Trish McFarlane. Trish wrote, “Just thinking out loud ~ increased #productivity is good, but does it kill time for #creativity? That got Doug thinking and pretty soon he was Finding
Everyone’s heard the phrase “a bad apple spoils the bunch,” but in my work experience, this hasn’t been true. In my experience, it isn’t the bad apple that spoils the bunch; it’s the semi-bad apple. That apple that you think is just as good as the rest (or pretty close), until you realize it’s not
If you saw our first video, you might have heard about the awkward situation one of our viewers, Diane submitted. She has recently worked with a co-worker on a group project. When it came time to present the project at a meeting, Diane let her co-worker present. While it went great, the co-worker proceed to
What do you think? Is work fun? It’s really the question that keeps getting asked when we talk about the future of work, and employee experience, and employee engagement, etc. Do you believe that your work is “fun”? Fun? That’s the first problem, we really have to define what fun is. I mean if we
AI, machine learning, bots finding and ranking the best candidates, selecting employees with games.
Hosts Stacey Harris and John Sumser discuss important news and topics in recruiting and HR technology. Listen live every Thursday or catch up on full episodes with transcriptions here. HR Tech Weekly Episode: 215 Air Date: April 18, 2019 This Week This Week, John has a quick update from the SAP Innovation Lab
I manage a group of employees at a company where English is our official business language. There are a few people that speak only English, while another group speaks English and Spanish. The bilingual group often communicates in Spanish, which makes the English speakers uncomfortable. I asked the Spanish speakers to stick to English at
To become self-disruptors, leaders need to find new ways to mobilise people and enable them to rapidly commercialise new ideas
When reviewing CVs, adapting applications prior to submitting them to employers, has become common practise for most recruiters. But as a recruiter should you be amending information on behalf of a candidate, or is it better to submit the CV a candidate created with no rewrites? Reflecting on a balance between minor tweaks and CV…
I feel like I should dedicate this post to PFP, a local gym my youngest daughter attends. My youngest has scoliosis, and in addition to being braced for a number of years by a phenomenal Orthotist, she’s been working out with a trainer to have an amazingly strong core. The best news–the workouts at PFP
“Striving for excellence is difficult. Give you and your organization the edge by taking the time to reexamine the fundamental beliefs that surround you every day.” – Dr. Todd Dewett Many things we do at work are assumed to be sacrosanct – simple, unquestionable truths. In reality, many best practices (things we should do) are the opposite of
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Here’s a nice problem to have: You’re trying to fill a job, and you’ve interviewed two top candidates. Both appear to be a good fit, so it’s a dead heat. It’s nice knowing you’ll end up with a great hire, but how do you pick the winner? Looking at your candidates from multiple angles and
In the past three weeks, I’ve been pitched by some well-meaning PR person about a story on how Google, Salesforce, Zappos, Airbnb, etc., have “Chief Happiness Officers” and how important they are to corporate success. Or at least, how “Happiness” as a measure is important to corporate success. I’ve been pitched this idea four times,
A recruitment industry friend of mine recently asked me: “Do people click on banner ads?” My answer was twofold — A) Yes, B) Is that the best question to ask?
I’m a partner in a small business (we have three partners and seven employees). A few years ago, we went through rough financial times and cut everyone’s pay, including the partners, by 20 percent. When things improved, we raised the pay back up. Now, we’re in rough financial waters again and need to do another
It also includes a collaborative working space and flexible work arrangements, all built to accommodate the growing needs of employees.
If you find yourself sitting at the dining table responding to work emails instead of enjoying a meal with your family, this is for you.
This represents a 6% increase from 2018, keeping up with inflation while helping companies attract the most qualified candidates.
Of the respondents, those working in accountancy, banking and finance are the most concerned about this, with 50% thinking it is possible.
What do your foreign assignees want?
Hong Kong’s expense of business travel is largely due to the high cost of four-star hotels
Aliza Ali also shares her views on what organisations can do to empower more women leaders like herself, in this exclusive interview.
Anecdotes and actionable advice on things we can do (or not do) as leaders to build a truly inclusive culture, by Aditi Sharma Kalra.
The Attorney General has ordered the FBI and prison bureau to launch a probe
The Whistleblower Laws introduced expanded whistleblower protections regarding all Australian companies
HRD talks to Barry Bloch of Monash Health about earning the trust of executive peers
HRD investigates how a lack of faith can affect HR’s good work
‘Any money the applicant took was money that she was authorised to receive’
Rail employees across Australia and NZ have championed a stronger and more supportive industry by asking: “Are you OK?”
It hasn’t been a stellar year for the culture of many organisations
The tech giant is losing the leader amid a long-held ‘diversity crisis’
Macy’s CEO has a response for him
No matter how desperate life may seem under a toxic boss, there’s a strategy for addressing the problem
The audits are part of the FWO’s commitment to ensuring compliance in the fast food, restaurants and café sector
When Mark Ellis, a warehouse operations clerk for Atlas Steels, suffered a serious leg injury that resulted from an incident at its Ingleburn Service Centre, the business vowed it wanted to prevent this type of incident from reoccurring.
The Alibaba founder’s work schedule has raised some eyebrows
Rola Dagher, president of Cisco Canada, talks leadership and diversity in the C-Suite
This year, it is imperative for HR to focus on new talent strategies to ensure they discover high-potential talent
HRD talks Atlassian’s Global Head of Diversity and Belonging about the do’s and don’ts of D&I
IAG was one of the first organisations to offer a national program of school holiday care for its employees
New tech won’t just augment tasks – they will also broaden the scope of one’s work
Feeling overwhelmed at work? Here are a few ways to combat job-related anxieties
Is your staff getting the recognition they deserve?
Unless you have a strong culture of trust with high technology adoption then your employees will be very cautious at best