Category Archives: Employment Tips

Innovation and creativity: Creating a community-driven organization

Editor’s note: Arthur Coleman is vice president, product at research firm, Acxiom, Redwood Shores, Calif. This is an edited version of a post that originally appeared here under the title, “Defining innovation and creativity.” What is innovation? What do we … Continue reading

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10 tips for attracting and retaining Millennial talent

Sperry Van Ness International Corporation (SVNIC), a full-service commercial real estate franchisor of the SVN brand, released a new report on how employers, in the commercial real estate (CRE) industry and beyond, can attract and retain Millennial talent. The Millennial … Continue reading

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What you need to know about non-compete agreements

Have you ever been asked to sign a non-compete agreement by an employer? Surveys show that around 20 percent of American workers have signed one. While there are many reasons that an employer may ask you to sign a non-compete … Continue reading

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7 tips for mastering online job interviews

Current or future job seekers: if you don’t enjoy being on camera, it’s time to move past that insecurity. There’s high probability that your initial interview will take place online. Kevin Nall, director of operations in Baylor University’s office of … Continue reading

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6 myths of employee engagement

Editor’s note: Magi Graziano is a speaker working in employee recruitment and engagement and author of The Wealth of Talent. With today’s global ability to produce carbon copy technology and business models, people truly are a company’s only competitive advantage. … Continue reading

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Are you demotivating your best employees?

Editor’s note: Dina Gerdeman is a writer based in Mansfield, Mass. This is an edited version of a post that originally appeared here under the title, “How to demotivate your best employees.” It would seem to make sense that when … Continue reading

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Open offices didn’t have to happen

Editor’s note: Barbara Hemphill is founder of Productive Environment Institute, Raleigh, N.C. Estimates on time wasted by executives on searching for data ranges from 150 hours to six weeks per year. That means if an executive makes $200,000 per year, … Continue reading

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Developing humility in 2016

Editor’s note: Edward D. Hess is a professor of business administration, author of Lear or Die: Using science to build a leading-edge learning organization and Batten executive-in-residence at the University of Virginia’s Darden School of Business. As a new year … Continue reading

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3 Questions for uncovering unconscious bias in the workplace

Editor’s note: Natalie Holder is an employment lawyer, speaker, corporate trainer and author of Exclusion: Strategies for Increasing Diversity in Recruitment, Retention and Promotion. Diversity and inclusion have definitely grown up over the past 20 years. Studies have shown that … Continue reading

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Top 5 barriers to diversity and inclusion in your organization

Editor’s note: Natalie Holder is an employment lawyer, speaker, corporate trainer and author of Exclusion: Strategies for Increasing Diversity in Recruitment, Retention and Promotion. Twenty years ago, when most of us thought of diversity the prefix “bio” was attached to … Continue reading

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