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Your HR Career

Boost HR productivity to become a true strategic player

01/22/2013

Execs in your organization constantly look for ways to reduce labor costs and improve workforce productivity to keep up with competition. Most likely, those bosses don’t ask your advice … and you don’t give it. To start playing a role in improving productivity, take these steps.

7 mistakes to avoid on LinkedIn

01/21/2013
Many professionals are making a lot of mistakes on LinkedIn, says social media expert Alexandra Gibson of OttoPilot Media. Here are seven mistakes you want to avoid:

Inside the C-Suite: 10 CEO secrets HR needs to know

01/15/2013

Ever wonder what your CEO is thinking and what he or she wants from you? Sue Meisinger, a consultant and former CEO of SHRM, has sat on both sides of the CEO/HR fence. She shares 10 things your CEO will likely never say to you, but you need to understand.

1-Minute Strategies

01/08/2013
Fight procrastination … Bring all your calendars in sync … Don’t ignore LinkedIn recommendations … Tighten up security for online passwords … Need a refresher on finance and accounting? Check out these sites … Shut off the alerts on your phone to become more productive.

The HR I.Q. Test: January ’13

01/03/2013
Test your knowledge of recent trends in employment law, comp & benefits and other HR issues with our monthly mini-quiz …

10 best ways to build trust among your employees

12/12/2012

Surveys consistently show that lack of trust in management is one of the main reasons employees disengage from their work and seek jobs elsewhere. Here are 10 ways managers can work to earn trust from their employees.

The HR I.Q. Test: December ’12

12/03/2012
Test your knowledge of recent trends in employment law, compensation and benefits and other HR issues with our monthly mini-quiz.

Quiz: Which interview questions are legal?

11/30/2012
Job interviews are legal minefields for HR and hiring managers, and it’s often difficult to know when questions cross the legal threshold. Which questions does the EEOC list as legal under the ADA?

Tout your successes in an annual HR report

11/02/2012

Midsize employers can benefit by following the lead of large HR departments, colleges and government agencies that create annual reports detailing HR’s goals and accomplishments. Use these seven tips to produce reports that increase HR’s influence.

The HR I.Q. Test: November ’12

11/01/2012
Test your knowledge of recent trends in employment law, comp & benefits and other HR issues with our monthly mini-quiz …