YOUR HR CAREER

Curb your impatience with teams you lead

11/21/2014

Good intentions to spur people to action can often achieve the opposite effect. Team members may buckle under the pressure, rushing through their work and making mistakes. This only makes a bad situation worse.

The HR I.Q. Test: November '14

11/03/2014
Test your knowledge of recent trends in employment law, comp & benefits and other HR issues with our monthly mini-quiz.

Communication Corner: October 2014

10/20/2014
It's the little things that make a difference in HR, and in your own workday. Here are some tips to try.

The HR I.Q. Test, October '14

10/01/2014
Test your knowledge of recent trends in employment law, comp & benefits and other HR issues with our monthly mini-quiz.

How to make your best decisions: 4 steps

09/16/2014

Employees at the highest and lowest levels of the organization chart often make the boldest decisions. Most folks in the middle cling to conventional behavior. Where does that leave you?

Flying solo: 5 steps to control an HR department of one

09/15/2014
Sole HR practitioners can rely on these tips to get the job done.

HR affects the parts of work that are least satisfying

09/12/2014
HR pros, take note: The things that make workers grumble all have something to do with your job.

Overcome the pitfalls that could derail your next committee

09/09/2014

Too much talk, too much posturing, not enough action. Too often, that’s what defines committees. They can be time-sapping excuses for big egos to engage in paralysis by analysis without accomplishing much. Next time you convene a committee, beware these pitfalls that can keep you from achieving your goal.

The HR I.Q. Test: September '14

09/01/2014
Test your knowledge of recent trends in employment law, comp & benefits and other HR issues with our monthly mini-quiz.

Assess risks before taking on that project

08/26/2014

Your boss asks you to head a prestigious project, and you can’t wait to accept. You know that as leader of a high-impact initiative, you can gain visibility and play an increasingly greater role. Just don’t overlook the downside.

5 rules to reclaim your calendar ... and your life

08/25/2014
Stever Robbins dispenses advice on maximizing your creativity and whipping your email into submission. His book Get-It-Done Guy’s 9 Steps to Work Less and Do More also offers tips on integrating time management and innovation into a coherent system for getting things done.

Polish presentation skills to sell your ideas

08/20/2014
When selling your ideas, you need to be prepared to deliver a top-notch presentation. Here are some ways to sharpen those skills.

The HR I.Q. Test: August '14

08/01/2014
Test your knowledge of recent trends in employment law, comp & benefits and other HR issues with our monthly mini-quiz.

Survey: Most people come to HR careers by chance

07/25/2014
More than half of HR professionals say their reasons for entering the profession were influenced by chance and external forces rather than an active desire to work in HR, according to a new XpertHR survey.

HRCI to SHRM: You can't dump me! I'm leaving!

07/17/2014
It doesn’t look like this relationship can be saved. The schism between the Society for Human Resource Management and the HR Certification Institute over SHRM’s decision to launch its own certification program was on full display at the SHRM Annual Conference in June in Orlando, Fla.
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