82% of US workers are more likely to apply to a job if the pay range is listed. 74% of US workers say they are less interested in job postings that do not post a salary range. 73% of US workers are more likely to trust companies that provide realistic salary ranges that those that… Continue reading Post Salary Ranges in Job Postings!
Learning Disabilities and the Workplace
The number of children and adults being diagnosed with learning disabilities continues to increase each year because of availability of information and testing, but there are still many that go undiagnosed. This is going to talk about the three most common learning disorders and how it affects adults in the workplace so that you, as… Continue reading Learning Disabilities and the Workplace
Supporting Your Employees During Layoffs
Logging onto LinkedIn these days can be as depressing as listening to the news. Each day, there seems to be yet another company announcing massive layoffs. We knew a lot of layoffs were occurring in 2020 and 2021 due to COVID-19 and it still seemed to hit more of the smaller companies and family-owned businesses… Continue reading Supporting Your Employees During Layoffs
Culture is Not an HR “Function”
Companies have more of a focus on their defined “culture” and, naturally, turn to their HR Department to lead the design and implementation of a culture program, but that does not make it a “function” of the HR department. First things first: What do we mean by “Culture”? Culture is a combination of behaviors and… Continue reading Culture is Not an HR “Function”
“Quiet Quitting” and “Quiet Firing” Are Not New Trends
You may have heard the phrases “quiet quitting” and “quiet firing” lately in the news, as if its some new trend that has started up following the COVID pandemic but the basis behind each coined phrase now is not something that is new or started only recently. There is just more of a focus on… Continue reading “Quiet Quitting” and “Quiet Firing” Are Not New Trends
Suck It Up! Sometimes You Have To Be The Bad Guy
For most managers out there, being the “bad guy” isn’t always easy. Sure, when it comes to disciplining and employee they have no problem. But when it comes to having to terminate an employee, most don’t like that feeling regardless of how rock solid a case you have. Being the “bad guy” comes with the… Continue reading Suck It Up! Sometimes You Have To Be The Bad Guy
Be The Calm In The Storm Around You…
It’s sad to say…but everyday there is more and more bad news about what is going on around the world. If you’re like me, you are probably trying to avoid watching or reading the news anymore because it is so depressing. I would like to wake up one morning and hear that all of it has… Continue reading Be The Calm In The Storm Around You…
Are You Grooming A “Mini-Me”?
“Talent Management” is one of those buzz words flying around lately and everyone will have their own definition of what it is and how they approach it in their company, but in my view Talent Management is just the upgraded version of Mentoring. Mentoring to me isn’t assigning an experienced employee to a new employee… Continue reading Are You Grooming A “Mini-Me”?
Exhaustion: The Latest “Status Symbol”
I have been following the work of Brene Brown, Research Professor at the University of Houston Graduate College of Social Work. She spent over 10 years studying the topics of shame and vulnerability in an effort to help uncover how we can find our inner courage and be more authentic in today’s world. In one of… Continue reading Exhaustion: The Latest “Status Symbol”
Do You “Motivate” Or Do You “Inspire”?
When we talk about “performance,” our minds automatically go to “how to we improve performance.” It’s always on the mind of every leader or manager that has a team under them. We think by coming up with ways of improving performance that it will translate into happier and more productive sub-ordinates. For the majority of… Continue reading Do You “Motivate” Or Do You “Inspire”?