Category Archives: Employment Trends

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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Taking a conscious approach to your hiring practices

Editor’s note: Magi Graziano is a speaker working in employee recruitment and engagement and author of The Wealth of Talent. Many companies – from mega-corporations to neighborhood markets – are still using outdated hiring techniques. Clinging to the ways of … Continue reading

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Online training is the key to employee retention

Editor’s note: Patricia Fripp is creator of virtual training site www.FrippVT.com, San Francisco Bay Area, Calif. Successfully tying your shoe laces; learning the Pledge of Allegiance, memorizing multiplication facts or the periodic table; conjugating irregular verbs in Spanish. What do … Continue reading

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Fear factory: Are you letting fear drive your leadership?

Editor’s note: Dan Prosser is the author of Thirteeners and CEO of The Prosser Group and BreakthroughSchool.com.   As iconic horror writer H.P. Lovecraft said, “The oldest and strongest emotion of mankind is fear, and the oldest and strongest kind … Continue reading

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How to engage employees with elevated communication

Editor’s note: Ascanio Pignatelli is founder of Apex CEO, a Los Angeles-based executive coaching and leadership group, and author of the forthcoming book Lead from Need. In many ways, Adrian was a great CEO; hard-working and completely devoted to his … Continue reading

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Should your company implement a shock report?

Your company has a culture that you are proud of. Employees are deeply engaged with the company mission and you believe your teams have strong leadership skills that lead projects to success. And yet, you’re finding it difficult to recruit … Continue reading

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