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Management skills checklist: Which do you do well?

The most effective managers demonstrate a very specific set of skills and behaviors in the workplace. New research by MindTools and the London Business School identified these core skills that the best managers master.

A 2020 view of employee-benefit tech trends

Technology continues to put the power to manage benefits into employees’ hands. Here are three trends to watch for, according to a PlanSource, a cloud-based benefits administrator.

8 great HR & management trends for 2019

Here are eight key workplace trends to plan for in 2019, according to David Hassell, CEO of performance management firm 15Five.

Become a better manager with this 15-minute daily habit

A daily self-assessment practice may be the most impactful growth tool you can use to be a more effective, more fulfilled manager.

Simple ways to remove wordiness

Follow these steps to remove word clutter from your messages.

Be helpful, not condescending

A thin line exists between offering advice and being condescending. Follow this advice to make sure you aren’t the latter.

Reining in Cupid during office hours

What can you do if you’re hit by cupid’s arrow at work? Follow these rules to avoid a messy situation.

Where to focus safety efforts to avoid most costly injuries?

Workplace injuries cost U.S. businesses $1 billion each week in workers’ compensation costs.

Flu could cost employers $17 billion this season

While it is difficult for the CDC to predict flu severity, the staffing firm Challenger, Gray & Christmas estimates absences due to influenza could cost employers more than $17 billion in lost productivity this season.

Snapshot: Contingent workforce in 2020

How much of the workforce is made up of contingent workers?