October 25 2013 - As the HR leader, itís your job to communicate the importance of your initiatives and secure the resources you need to drive
results for your department and the organization.
July 2 2012 - It has been estimated that the average corporate email user sends 112 messages a day - and one in seven
of those messages can be described as gossip.
June 26 2008 - A recent survey by Opinion Research Corporation found
that many US businesses are missing out on vital feedback and ideas from their own workforces.
April 30 2008 - With the economy threatening recession, a new survey suggests that cursing and cussing in the workplace
are not likely to help your career. The survey shows that 36% of bosses in the U.S. have issued a
formal warning, and 6% have actually fired an employee for swearing.
September 26 2007 - A recent survey found that 10 per cent of respondents said their organization had used email to sack or layoff employees and 17 per cent said emails had been
used to avoid other difficult communications.
December 6 2006 - A few simple guidelines can make office meetings productive instead of a source of boredom or dread, according to Taggart Smith, professor of organizational leadership and supervision in the College of Technology, Purdue University. One of the key factors to running a good meeting is to make sure it's needed in the first place.
September 23 2006 - (News release) While always significant and useful, the true power of Employee Opinion Surveys can often be seen with a case study of best practices. In November 2005, HR Solutions administered a repeat Employee Opinion Survey for The Breakers Palm Beach, a luxury destination resort in Florida.
July 26 2006 - (News release) Entry Level Job Seekers - It's Time To Reconsider the Web. In a recent survey, CollegeGrad.com, the #1 Entry Level Job site, found that 47% of college grad job seekers who use social networking sites such as MySpace and Facebook have either already changed or plan to change the content of their pages as a result of their job search.
February 27 2006 - Meetings, don't we hate them? Apparently, there
was a doubling (at least) of meetings at work in the second half of the 20th Century. The implications have been
little studied but recent research on the link between the experience of meetings and the
effects on worker well-being has shown some surprising findings.
June 15 2005 - A survey by Corporate Project Resources, Inc. (CPRi), an interim marketing source for
Fortune 500 companies, found that quality rather than quantity of communication between HR and Marketing
departments is an ongoing problem.
March 8 2004 - Research shows that people lie in a quarter of their
daily, social interactions and Cornell University communications
researchers say that people are most likely to lie on the telephone.
January 17 2003 - Have you ever had a conversation with someone and walked away scratching
your head and wondering what just happened?