Mon.Aug 12, 2019

Understanding the Importance Of Company Culture

Career Alley

Company culture is not just another buzzword in the business world. To those in the know, it’s the key to optimizing productivity and achieving a healthy bottom line. Career Advice company culture

The Department of Labor Just Announced New Protections for Parents of Special Needs Children

Evil HR Lady

If you have a child with learning or physical disabilities, you’re probably familiar with IEPs–Individual Education Plans. The Department of Labor just released an opinion letter that says that IEP meetings are covered under FMLA and that any such meetings are protected time (as long as you otherwise meet the qualifications for FMLA). Managers are required to allow eligible employees time off (unpaid) for IEP meetings. What do managers and HR need to know?

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Sklover’s Thought for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

“Faith sees best in the dark.” ” – Søren Kierkegaard. Sometimes, at work, sometimes at home, it sure seems “dark,” and not at all easy to have hope for the future. We may try to console ourselves with “It will all work out,” and at times it does. At other times, though, you are beyond that stage, and see no logical reason to keep going at all. It is precisely in those moments that you experience faith. Irrational? Sure, but that is the point.

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Why "Unlimited PTO" Is Stupid and Needs to be Replaced with Work/Life Integration.

HR Capitalist

Remember when "Unlimited PTO" was a fresh thought and really made you think about the relationship employees had with the organizations they worked for? Yeah, me neither. I just did a google search titled, " The Long Con of Unlimited PTO ".

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Minimising and Preventing the Influence of Unconscious Bias in Recruitment

The Undercover Recruiter

Here at Pure, we really value the importance of recruiting people who will be a great cultural fit for an organization but we also recognize the need to balance this with ensuring that unconscious bias does not mean a business unintentionally discriminates or misses out on employing fantastic talent.

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Humanity Works Book Tour: Glimpses of the Future

Water Cooler Wisdom

One of the highlights of the last year was my #humanityworks tour in the UK, from which these six videos resulted. Check them out for short and sweet advice on what's to come in the workforce of 2030 and beyond.

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4 Reasons The Best Working Environments Are Multi-Generational

Career Realism

There's a good chance you have a diverse set of co-workers at your job. You may work with people who are older or younger than you. Working with people who were raised in different generations than you can actually be really beneficial to your workplace productivity.

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5 Tips For Building Your Personal Brand In The Workplace

Career Realism

Even at work, you have a personal brand. What are people saying about you when you're not in the room? Are you giving off the right vibe to your colleagues and conveying the brand you want to at work? Developing your personal brand is essential for the advancement of your career.

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my new employee lied on his resume

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: I joined my current company last year and was recently promoted from my former position to managing another department. One of the team members in my new department expressed an interest in the role I was vacating. In the process of interviewing him for my old position, I discovered glaring errors on his resume.

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my employee is way too helpful and accommodating

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: I’m a department head and team leader, and I currently manage about 25 people. I’m also fairly new to management, so I’m still learning the ropes of proper management and how to handle certain issues. I’m very lucky because my whole team works well together and there are no “bad seeds.” ” We are one of the highest performing departments in the whole company, and I’m very honored to be a part of it.

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I’m distracted by my coworker’s very visible cleavage

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: I am a straight, married, mid-thirties male. I work in a small company with a super-casual dress code — shorts and flip flops are regular wear during the summers for a lot of people. I interact on a daily basis with a married female coworker who semi-regularly wears shirts that go beyond just showing cleavage. Despite trying hard to keep my eyes up, I can tell you her favorite brand of push-up bra because it’s often enough in obvious view.

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