Category : General

HR / General - 5 hours ago

my boss wants me to collaborate with my awful coworker

A reader writes: I have a coworker who started a few months ago. He and I are responsible for similar types of projects, but we rarely collaborate because the projects don’t readily lend themselves to teamwork. Occasionally, we may consult each...

HR / General - 6 hours ago

open thread – September 22-23, 2017

It’s the Friday open thread! The comment section on this post is open for discussion with other readers on anything work-related that you want to talk about. If you want an answer from me, emailing me is still your best bet*, but this is a chance to...

HR / General - 8 hours ago

3 Days Until the Spotlight's on Global Payroll Complexity!

There are just three days to go until the findings of the Global Payroll Complexity Index are revealed in a series of regional webinars, starting on Monday with the spotlight on Europe, South America, Asia and Oceania, followed through the week by Af...

HR / General - 10 hours ago

Human Centered Hiring and Culture Fit

The importance of aligning hiring to organizational culture is endlessly discussed, debated, and analyzed. Everyone from researchers to C-suite leaders to HR professionals has an opinion on how to achieve this seemingly elusive nirvana. We constantly...

HR / General - 10 hours ago

Future Friday: Lessons for HR from office designs

Just because other companies do something does not mean your company must or should. I read a piece on a website called Insight which deals primarily with office design. I find articles on office design to be informative because they pay attention to...

HR / General - 10 hours ago

What to Do When Employees Are Underperforming?

It’s time to pull your head out of the sand—you need to deal with poor performers! Sometimes it is uncomfortable to deal with things you would rather avoid, but there is no advantage to delaying the inevitable. If an employee is not stepping up to th...

HR / General - 11 hours ago

LuLaRoe Sues Blogger to Force Her to Identify Sources

Multi-level marketer LuLaRoe (LLR, Inc. and LulaRoe, LLC) filed a discovery petition this week against blogger Christina Hinks, better known as Mommygyver. They hope to force Hinks to “disclose the identity and contact information of potential...

HR / General - 12 hours ago

4 Steps to Conducting a Successful Coaching Session

I love being corrected and coached; especially by my wife.  My second favorite coaches are my four teenagers.  Since they’ve been sentient for a number of months now, they naturally have lots of tips and life wisdom to share with me, and I always rec...