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The HR I.Q. Test: April ’19

Here’s your monthly quiz on HR news and trends.

The HR I.Q. Test: March ’19

Here’s your monthly quiz on HR news and trends.

The HR I.Q. Test: February ’19

Here’s your monthly quiz on HR news and trends.

Privacy calling: More ‘phone booths’ in open offices

The trend toward open office design may help with collaboration and rent costs, but it eliminates any chance for privacy. That’s why more offices are installing office phone booths or “privacy pods.”

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.

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.

4 better queries than ‘How are you?’

Writing for Forbes, Jim Ludema and Amber Johnson point out that the only reason most of us ask this question is because it would appear impolite not to ask. They offer a list of alternative questions.