communication

Looking To Improve Your Company’s Training Program? Try Gamification

Day one of a brand new job can be an exciting, invigorating experience, one that can rekindle your passion for your career and act as a re-energizing reminder of why you do what you do. At least, until the HR department drops a 50-pound training manual on your desk. Training isn’t fun for ...

Why Some HR Teams Are Bringing In Health Coaches

Despite most companies implementing corporate wellness programs, bringing in the standing desks, and swapping out the coffee and donuts for more nutritional office snacks, the American workplace still isn’t the healthiest environment for us. The modern employee still spends most of a stressful ...

5 Tips For Narrowing Pay Gaps

The history of American labor can be told as a struggle for pay equity, punctuated with landmark legislation like the Equal Pay Act of 1963 and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. The former requires employers to provide equal pay for equal work and prohibits pay discrimination based on ...

How To Recruit Generation Z

Just when the HR industry finally mastered adapting its hiring strategies to accommodate Millennials, Generation Z comes into the picture. Though it may be hard for some of us believe, those born in the late ‘90s or early ‘00s are already entering the workforce. In fact, in 2018 Ernst & ...

Battle Tips to Win the War for Talent

In the late 2000s, major headlines concerning the economy and jobs were usually related to unemployment. Qualified people might struggle to get an interview or retain a position in a volatile job market. This was especially true for millennials graduating college at the height of the most ...

The Potential of Pay Transparency

In the not-too-distant past, an individual’s salary was a topic to be avoided. Bringing it up in the break room or at a dinner party was a major faux pas, almost taboo. But today, many HR departments are implementing more pay transparency into their policies—some even going as far as posting ...

Leading the Social Enterprise: Building a Culture of Community Experience

If you’ve been considering developing a social responsibility plan for your company in 2020, now is the perfect time. Experts are predicting that the future of success for organizations lies in their ability to make a marked difference in their community — an initiative that is directly tied to ...

Marketing a Modern Benefits Package

Each year can bring new challenges for successfully implementing and marketing a modern employee benefits package. Participation is critical—without it, companies cannot offer the kind of benefit savings that they are expected to. Add this to the state of the “talent crisis” as it stands with ...

How to Train and Develop Your Employees the Right Way

In today’s corporate landscape, training and development, or learning and development (L&D), plays an integral role in the way employees are scouted, retained, and promoted. One state-of-the-industry L&D study from LinkedIn indicated that 82 percent of L&D pros say that their ...

It’s Time to Give Your Performance Review a Performance Review

If you’ve felt the itch to reimagine your company’s performance review structure, your head is probably in the right place. According to a recent Deloitte survey, 58 percent of executives believe that their current performance management processes neither drive employee engagement nor high ...