Effective Onboarding: How to Introduce New Leadership to a Team


Depending on the circumstances, introducing new leadership to your team is both exciting and challenging. So how do you protect yourself and your team and set your new leader up for success? Half of the executives brought on to a new team quit or are fired in their first three years.

Snoop Dogg, Lonzo Ball and Having a Favorite Direct Report on Your Team.

HR Capitalist

The quotes from Snoop and Beverly got me thinking about the topic of favorites on your team. Do you have favorites on your team? Here's some ways that can impact your team if you have a favorite or are overhyping a new person on your team: 1.

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5 Ways To Successfully Manage Older Direct Reports If You're a Millennial.

HR Capitalist

H ere's 5 Ways To Successfully Manage Older Direct Reports If You're a Millennial : 1. You may think you need to follow up on every detail or task with the people who report to you. Respect the knowledge of your direct reports who are older than you.

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HR PROBLEM: When LinkedIn Recruiter Doesn't Work For Your Team.

HR Capitalist

Contact anyone with 150 InMail messages per month per team member. See what your team’s up to with powerful reporting and analytics tools. Here's a new world take on an old-world saying: "No one ever got fired for buying recruiting services from LinkedIn".

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Fake Job Post: Bill Starway Wants Your Credit Report - Jobacle.com.


Corporate Clothing Keep the entire team looking smart and presentable with our extensive range of tasteful office wear. However, before I am able to schedule a formal meeting, my company will require that you acquire a recent (past 14-21 business days) credit report.

my team keeps coming to work hungover

Ask A Manager

I have a team of six reports at the moment, and over any given month, one or two of them will have a hangover each week. Mostly the hangovers are just the mildly sweaty slumped over their desks sort, and I’m not worried that anyone in the team has an alcohol problem (having experienced this in a previous job/colleague, I understand how this is different and is much more serious and my question does not relate to that).

2017 21

Judgment Should Always Factor Into Decisions Related to Direct Reports (Anthony Weiner Edition).

HR Capitalist

It's about the baggage you assume when you believe in talented direct reports or candidates, but they have people who are freak shows in their lives. You hire a great leadership team member and two years later their spouse takes a great job with your biggest competitor.

Social Loafing - Do People Give Less Effort When You Add More Resources To a Team?

HR Capitalist

Rather than amplifying the power of individuals, the act of pulling as a team caused each person to pull less hard than they had while pulling alone. While high performing teams can do amazing things, the question is what does it take to be a high performing team?

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The Boss’s Guide to Micromanaging Your Virtual Team


I learned how not to support my team, the wrong way to communicate, and I learned how it feels to be micromanaged. I’m always a bit surprised that people consider managing a virtual or remote team as a new thing. There is no “I” in team afterall.

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The Hidden Job Report

Resume Bear

In this report: 170,190 Hidden Jobs revealed ( 10,740+ Hidden Jobs in U.S.A. / 159,450 Hidden International Jobs ) If a company announces that they are planning to hire hundreds of people, why wait for the roles to hit the want-ads? Click here to submit a tip for The Hidden Job Report.

I’m hearing secondhand reports of problems with an employee — but she denies them

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: I have had a number of members on my team come to me lately with concerns about one particular employee. This came as a surprise to me as her output is within the normal range for my team. I did put forward some suggestions based on my observations, and feedback from other team members, but she didn’t really seem to be taking any of them in. Of the coworkers who have reported these problems to, I have varying degrees of trust in them.

2016 21

How to Orient A New Team Member

Water Cooler Wisdom

Well thought-out orientations celebrate the arrival of the new hire, integrate her into the team, and provide a comfortable forum for answering questions that extends beyond the first day.

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President-Elect Trump’s First Transition Team Video Tackles Jobs


President-Elect Trump, who is famous for disdaining and mistrusting the press, is speaking directly to the American people through his transition team’s YouTube channel.

2016 16

ResumeBear Teams With The Chelsea Krost Show to Provide Job Tips for Millennials

Resume Bear

ResumeBear announced today that it has teamed up with TV/RADIO Talk Show Host and Millennial Lifestyle Expert Chelsea Krost to provide Job Tips on her new television show, The Chelsea Krost Show. ” According to “Millennial Jobs Report for March, 2013” released by Generation Opportunity, the March unemployment rate for millennials is 11.7%, but when the labor force participation rate is factored in, the percentage becomes 16.2%.

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update: is the work environment I’ve created on my team too exclusive?

Ask A Manager

Remember the letter-writer last week whose employee had quit and said in her exit interview that the team environment was too cliquish ? She ended up adding more details in the comments on the original post, including that some employees had been mocking the employee who quit on SnapChat, and when someone complained to HR, the letter-writer wanted to move the person who complained to another team. HR and the management team stated I had mismanaged my team and the ex-employee.

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How to make the most of your next team building scavenger hunt

Corn on the Job

Just remember back to your days as a kid, with your team of best buddies racing against the other guys for that coveted trophy. Well, that’s exactly what it’s STILL all about – team work. This begins the team building process, even before your group starts running all over town!

2016 20

The Worst VP of HR in the World? Fortune Reports, You Decide.

HR Capitalist

As Schwab's head of HR and chief of staff to CEO David Pottruck in the early 2000s, McLeod had proved toxic, according to six members of Pottruck's executive team. Says Pottruck, who still sounds stung years later: "Why purposely undermine me and our entire team?

The #HRBasics Guide to OSHA Workplace & Safety Reporting


Companies are required to report any incident orally that results in the death of an employee or any employee form a work-related incident or in-patient hospitalization of three or more employees as a result of a work-related incident within eight hours. Thought my efforts, however, I obtained some much-needed information after I realized one of my employees reported 8 separate worker’s compensation incidents in 3 years.

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coworker mock-slaps me, reporting a coworker’s inappropriate comments, and more

Ask A Manager

Can I legally report her for wrongdoing and to whom? Bottom line: I don’t think these comments should be put in writing anywhere (international team, very reliant on email) and I’m extremely uncomfortable having to repeat his comments (particularly because my boss has also made inappropriate comments in the past). If you’re uncomfortable repeating it at all, you could explain that, but I’d urge you to just report the language dryly and factually.

Your Weekly Status Report will Kill Your Personal Brand | Cube Rules

Cube Rules

Your Weekly Status Report will Kill Your Personal Brand Written by Scot Herrick on May 20, 2008 in Personal Branding 18 Comments - Leave a comment! link] NULL.flickr NULL.com/photos/64228385 null @ null N00/375072041/) We hate doing them – the dreaded weekly status report.

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should I report my former boss’s Twitter account, bringing a coworker to a disciplinary meeting, and more

Ask A Manager

Should I report my former boss’s Twitter account to my old company? They all more or less had to do with someone who I presume to be his son and the accolades he has received from his minor league hockey team. It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. A few days ago I was bored and decided to google my former boss from a job I left earlier this year. Most of the search results weren’t very interesting and had nothing to do with him.

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did I err by reprimanding my direct report’s employee, revolving door on another team is causing problems, and more

Ask A Manager

Did I make a mistake by reprimanding my direct report’s employee? Arya is part of the overall team you’re responsible for, and of course you have standing to talk with her about this kind of thing. Revolving door of employees on another team is causing problems. I like almost everything about my job—good team, good manager—but a revolving door of employees on another team is causing problems. We worked in the same department, but on different teams.

I faked a team brainstorming meeting, my coworker lies about how much work she does, and more

Ask A Manager

I faked a team brainstorming meeting. I recently started my first job out of college and was given a task by my boss to brainstorm some plans with my team and send her what we came up with. It ended up being a crazy week schedule-wise and there was never a time I could get the whole team together, and I was honestly still a little shy about working with my team. My coworker lies about how much work she does, and I’m supposed to report her numbers.

2017 21

How Les Grossman from Tropic Thunder Manages Remote Teams With Video.

HR Capitalist

Take managing remote teams via video, for example. The video embed below is a scene where Les patches in from Hollywood to manage a remote team shooting a SE Asia war movie on site. You need a report on the Finkelstein account. I'm back. How was your holiday?

2017 14

managing a team that resents you

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: My manager recently announced that she had been promoted to become a director, and that her position (our department manager) was vacant and that senior management would really like to see someone from our team fill that position. I’ve worked on some very complicated projects and senior management felt that the type of work I’m doing is the type of work they want to see, so they thought I should lead the team through these changes.

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Sales Team Strategies: Working With The CFO

Tim's Strategy

In your experience, what has been the attitude of sales teams toward finance? . So we love sales and have great respect for what sales teams do. . Sales teams are out working hard to bring in business and the last thing they want are internal speed bumps.

child care expenses from team-building retreat, race questions on job applications, and more

Ask A Manager

Child care reimbursement for a weekend-long team-building retreat. I work for a company that has a team-building retreat one weekend a year. I’m a computer programmer/systems analyst, and I’ve gone through some denied-a-promotion adventures this year for a team lead position. Long story short, even though I have proven myself and am more than capable of running my own projects and team, I have been all but told that I am too valuable in my current position.

The Hidden Job Report

Resume Bear

In this report: 1,766 Hidden Jobs revealed ( 1,506 Hidden Jobs in U.S.A. / 270 Hidden International Jobs ) If a company announces that they are planning to hire hundreds of people, why wait for the roles to hit the want-ads? Click here to submit a tip for The Hidden Job Report.

75% of Defense Contractors Report Snowden Incident Has Changed Their Security Practices

Resume Bear

However, 62% still reported that they are concerned their organization is vulnerable to APTs, targeted malware attacks and sophisticated cybercrime and cyber-espionage tactics.

How To Deal With Idea Generators On Your Team That Think They (not the company) Should Own Their IP.

HR Capitalist

Take a look at this scene from Mad Men with Don Draper and his direct report, Peggy (email subscribers click through for the video): Paraphrasing here: Peggy: “You’re taking credit for my work!”. With your best people, there’s always a rub that emerges. Who owns the idea ?

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Person-Job-Fit: Finding the Right Candidate for Each Position


Within P-J fit are several subcomponents: Person-role-fit (P-R fit), Person-group/Person-team fit (P-G/P-T fit), Person-organization/company fit (P-O fit), and Person-person fit (P-P fit). Person-Team Fit. These can be colleagues, managers, or direct reports.

What Goals Should Your Team Embrace?

Water Cooler Wisdom

goals, KPIs make objectives quantifiable, providing visibility into the performance of teams and individuals and helping leaders take action in achieving the desired outcomes. King apparently hired some consultants to investigate and report on the key measures he should concentrate on to save the airline.

my team keeps complaining about a coworker in a different department

Ask A Manager

This person reports to another department director. If it’s at the point where your team is that frustrated by her, and you see that their complaints are legitimate, it’s something that her boss needs to know about. In fact, I’d argue that you’re obligated to raise the issue with her boss, since it’s getting in the way of your team’s work. ” It’s “Jane’s work is getting in the way of my team getting what we need.

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how can I get other managers to stop giving my team last-minute work they knew about in advance?

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: I’m a new manager who heads up a team of 12 employees, and I’m having an issue with the other groups that we work with. My problem is that the other groups have developed a nasty habit of not including my team on work to be performed, then dropping it on us demanding it be done “ASAP.” You may also like: manager keeps missing deadlines that impact my work how can I make sure my team meets deadlines?

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U.S. News & World Report Releases 2012 Rankings of World’s Best Universities

Resume Bear

News & World Report , one of the nation’s leading providers of service news and information, today released the fifth annual edition of the World’s Best Universities rankings. News & World Report Editor and Chief Content Officer Brian Kelly. News & World Report.

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I reported my sexist team to HR — and now they’re doing a much bigger investigation than I wanted

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: I work with about 10 men and I am the only woman on my team. M said they would need to speak with every person on the team, starting with people who I didn’t list as making any harrassing remarks or behaviors to “corroborate” my claims. But when someone reports harassment or discrimination, a company has a legal obligation to investigate. However, they also have an obligation to ensure that you don’t face retaliation for reporting it.

60% of Employees Haven’t Gotten Useful Feedback From Boss in 6 Months


Employee Report along with a super-snazzy infographic, and you know I’m a sucker for infographics which is displayed below. Check out the full report and take a look at the highlights that resonated with me most below. Surviving Work.

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new team leader wants to change everything we do

Ask A Manager

I am one of four (female) PAs to these Presidents, and we all work well as a team, covering each other’s phones, helping each other out and looking out for each other and the large open-plan office as a whole, however because of the varied departments and the different ways the Presidents work, we have specific knowledge and do very different things on a daily basis. new team leader wants to change everything we do was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager.

PODCAST: THE CYA REPORT (Pilot/Show #1, Recruiting Creatives, NLRB, E-Verify, Hyphenated Names).

HR Capitalist

A podcast, aptly named THE CYA REPORT. Here's how THE CYA REPORT podcast works. 20:20 : The CYA Report Interview with Jason Pankow of Microsoft Interactive. Ever wonder what it would be like to build a team to build a video game? Check out the CYA Report Below! Some of you know I've got another blog called Fistful of Talent (we call it FOT). I really need to make you more aware of what's going on at that multi-contributor blog.

Managers vs. Makers: An Activity for Understanding


This is especially crucial where people may work on the same team, but perform vastly different work. After a week of inputting time on work tasks and evaluating the input with a time tracking app, it’s time to share what you discovered with your team.