October 17 2016 - Although these basic HR skills are often more than enough to tackle the challenges in hand, there are additional things you need to know to be a successful HR
September 5 2014 - A careful examination of the various definitions of "leader" presents a fascinating and brief explanation
of great leadership.
November 5 2012 - Informal feedback is critical to success said 93% of IT Professionals in a recent survey but
fewer than half felt that feedback in their organization could be rated as good or excellent.
July 18 2011 - Research findings reported in the Journal of Management shows that we consider some
leaders to be charismatic because we attribute 'magical thinking' to them.
April 22 2011 - A half of the participants in an online survey conducted for Globoforce think that employee performance reviews do not provide
accurate appraisals of their work.
July 2 2010 - Three-quarters of employers offer paid time off programs in order to compete in the labor market.
March 17 2009 - Global warming. Water shortages. Terrorism. Failing health care
system. Wars around the globe. Gas prices. Severe economic
downturn. Look at the headlines and it's enough to make you stay
March 24 2008 - Time management is an ongoing favorite in the corporate
trainer's armory of courses while training in delegation skills appears to be neglected.
November 6 2007 - A recent survey finds that hiring managers are twice as likely to
rate their permanent staff as 'excellent' than they rate consultants.
August 27 2007 - The third annual survey of over 2000 employees across all job levels by
Salary.com found that over 63 per cent of respondents admitted to wasting time at work and the average amount was
1.7 hours out of a typical 8.5 hour day.
January 25 2007 - In 'The Carrot Principle - How the Best Managers Use Recognition to Engage Their People,
Retain Talent, and Accelerate Performance' management consultants Adrian Gostick and Chester Elton explain how
organizations and managers can use praise and recognition to motivate their workforces.
December 9 2006 - A recent survey suggests worker productivity will be maintained as the holiday season
Alexandra Levit asks why most people roll their eyes when it comes time for performance reviews.
Alexandra Levit says: "If you are going to ask your boss for a raise, make sure you have a good reason.
And needing the money doesn't count. Your company doesn't care if you are drowning in student loans, can't
make your rent or have to finance a wedding this year. Like everything else in the business world, the money you get
paid is all about the value you add to the company. Before you sit down with your manager, you'll want to be prepared
with a list of contributions that have positively impacted the bottom line."
Julie Freeman explores why existing formal and informal approaches to employee performance management and
appraisal (EPMA) tend to work well enough in theory, but fail to meet
expectations in practice.
Wayne Ormond highlights key areas or challenges that new managers face during their transition - typically
lasting the first year.
June 20 2002 - A study by Bumeran, a HR technology company owned by Terra Lycos, focused on personnel
evaluation in Latin American and Spanish companies.