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This looks like a very good idea for employee gifts and recognition. http://bit.ly/2crc2xt
Simple Truths offers inspirational & leadership advice as well as books and gifts for friends, family members, or business colleagues.
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With many people unemployed worldwide, certain topics gain importance in the Human Resources world. From the perspective of the employer, the employee, and the unemployed, you want to know how to avoid doing layoffs, how to hold on to the job you have, and how to overcome an employment gap when unemployment is stretching into months, and even years, for many. http://bit.ly/2cAi6Xe
Are you guilty of discriminating against older employees and job applicants - even subtly? Here are relevant reminders about how to avoid discrimination.
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You can maintain relevance no matter your age and no matter how subtly age discrimination permeates your workplace. Here are nine tips on maintaining relevance at work no matter your age. http://bit.ly/2co9Mqy
Age discrimination is prevalent even in workplaces committed to non-discriminatory practices. But, you can maintain relevance at any age. Here are nine tips.
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Are you miserable at work? Do you never feel good about getting up and heading to work on Monday? Do you feel unchallenged, unhappy, or not in control? Is your boss the worst? Do your coworkers engage in unjustifiable complaining all day long? s no contribution ever good enough? If you continue to participate in any of these situations, you will ensure that you will continue to hate your job. And, hating your job is the centerpiece for a miserable life. Why go there? http://bit.ly/2cv2wMx
Are you unhappy at work? It is entirely possible to take charge and get in control of the factors that make you miserable. Try this advice.
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“Want to be a better leader? Read "The Leader’s Mindset" and then DO WHAT IT TELLS YOU TO DO! You won’t regret it.” --- Chester Elton, New York Times bestselling author of "All In" “Terence assembles the strands of leadership DNA that are the key to success--both for yourself and for the people you lead.” --- Jeff Haden, contributing editor, Inc. magazine “Insightful leadership wisdom for aspiring leaders distilled into practical, actionable advi...
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For Americans and many around the world, the Kennedy assassinations, the Challenger and Columbia shuttle explosions, the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, the bombing of Pearl Harbor, the bombing of the World Trade Center and Pentagon, and the devastation of Hurricane Katrina in New Orleans and along the Gulf Coast head the list of America’s incomprehensible tragedies. In our workplaces, more personal tragedies also occur regularly. See how to help. http://bit.ly/2cBzVE2
A national tragedy or a personal tragedy has a huge impact at work. Workplaces can help people successfully weather tragedies.
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Need an exit strategy from your current job? On a collision course with your current workplace culture. How about a boss whose strategies and approaches you don't support? How about you hold a deep concern that your organization is headed in the wrong direction? If any of these types of concerns become pervasive and all-encompassing in your work life, you will want to look at the options you have to leave your job. http://bit.ly/2cdkNPH
Did you and your current employer form a bad match? They happen for reasons including company culture and management style. If so, seek an exit strategy.
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Jury duty pay and time off is an employer-provided employee benefit, even if the time off and pay is mandatory by law. How the employer handles jury duty is largely a decision of the employer unless the state or Federal government has mandated legal requirements. http://bit.ly/2d1mRHP
A jury duty policy helps an employer clarify to employees the company's policy on jury duty. Here's a sample policy that covers pay, benefits, and more.
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It’s not illegal to ask employees to share rooms on business trips. Employers ask employees to share rooms for a variety of reasons – but should they? I’ve heard mostly cons from employees who universally dislike the practice. The pros come from executives and owners who are often not subjected to the same rules. http://bit.ly/2cDaFiz
Should employees share rooms on business trips, attending training or conferences, or making sales calls? Read about pros and cons here.
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Sad things happen to employees and coworkers. Family members die. Family members and friends get ill and have car accidents. Sometimes, coworkers experience life’s sad moments themselves. These are the people with whom you spend the most time nearly every day of the week. http://bit.ly/2c8WWRd
Interested in knowing how to respond to employee bereavement and grief? The employer's response goes a long way in helping employees through sad times.
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Motivation ranks high as a desirable characteristic or attribute in the employees you hire. But, how do you spot true motivation during a job interview? Especially, what is an employer listening for as candidates answer their job interview questions about motivation? http://bit.ly/2c2hAxd
Motivation ranks high as a desirable characteristic or attribute in the employees you hire. But, how do you spot true motivation during a job interview?
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Do you turn down job applicants professionally and appropriately during your recruitment process? From the contacts I receive on this website, it seems as if few employers do anymore. Here are the steps I recommend. http://bit.ly/2bWfQFM
Looking for a positive approach to turning down job applicants at any point in your hiring process? These steps are recommended for employers of choice.
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HR expert, writer, management consultant, trainer, cooking enthusiast, conservative: Writes a forward-thinking HR/blog: About.com Human Resources and a second blog devoted to management and conservative social, economic, and political issues. Loves change, challenge, thinking, learning, reading, writing, traveling, and Lake Michigan.
Education
  • University of Michigan
    English, Social Studies, Education
  • University of Michigan
    Organizational Counseling
  • Michigan State University
    Management, Labor & Industrial Relations, Higher Adult and Life Long Education
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Management consultant, company owner and board member, writer, trainer/speaker
Employment
  • Management Consultant, Trainer, Writer
    Management Consultant / Writer, 1987 - present
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They're Watching You at Work
www.theatlantic.com

What happens when Big Data meets human resources? The emerging practice of "people analytics" is already transforming how employers hire, fi

Glassdoor – an inside look at jobs & companies
www.glassdoor.com

Search jobs then look inside. Company salaries, reviews, interview questions, and more - all posted anonymously by employees and job seekers

Job Search - Job Search, Employment & Career Advice from About.com
jobsearch.about.com

Job search advice including job listings, job search engines, resume writing, cover letters, interviewing, employment information, and more

Five Tips for Effective Employee Recognition
humanresources.about.com

Employee recognition is not just a nice thing to do for people. Employee recognition is a communication tool that reinforces and rewards the

Mixed Bean Soup Recipe
www.grouprecipes.com

Dr. Boofie's recommended treatment for long, cold days where hearty, soothing, warmth is needed. A very easy, slow-cooker bean soup that ta

Carter: Economic Stagnation Explained, at 30,000 Feet
bloom.bg

The man in the aisle seat is trying to tell me why he refuses to hire anybody. His business is successful, he says, as the 737 cruises smoot