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Solo HR pro? Prepare to play big in 2016

As a one-person HR shop, you face issues that your colleagues in larger organizations don’t. Here are four key problems solo practitioners face and how to solve them.

The HR I.Q. Test: January ’16

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

4 resolutions to boost your HR career in 2017

The start of a new year is a great time to focus on self-improvement. We reached out to career experts for their advice on how to achieve four career-enhancing New Year’s resolutions in 2017.

The HR I.Q. Test: December ’15

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

Start the day right by … eating a live frog?

Here are six amazingly simple productivity routines practiced by some of the world’s greatest business minds—that could just change the tone of the entire day.

The HR I.Q. Test: November ’15

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

What to do when your boss makes a bone-headed decision

Going against the boss is never easy, but in rare circumstances it’s necessary. Some misguided edicts from on high require someone to speak truth to power. On the other hand, you shouldn’t call attention to every little mistake you notice. Apply these three tests to determine when to speak up against your boss.

What are the most overrated (and underrated) jobs in America?


You don’t see many TV shows or movies about HR professionals or environmental engineers, but according to a new survey, those are some of the most underrated professions in America today. Here’s the list of most “overrated” and “underrated” jobs of 2015 …

The HR I.Q. Test: October ’15

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

Three ways to win cooperation


It seems that everyone is stretched to the limit these days with their workload. As a result, it may be challenging to get others to cooperate, particularly when it means you need them to do something for you that they would not normally do. You can generate cooperation with these three strategies: