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October 2019

October 22, 2019

 


 

We would imagine most modern businesses are familiar with the concept of customer experience and customer journey mapping. Whether you’ve actually found the time, headspace and inclination to get your flow-chart on is another story!

October 22, 2019
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October brings pumpkin spice lattes, colorful fall leaves, and sweater weather. In the HR universe, October brings Open Enrollment, and it’s an important time of the year!

October 21, 2019

 


 

When employees have questions, they go to HR.

When HR professionals have questions, where can they turn?   

October 16, 2019

 

I'm gonna cut to the chase.

I've observed for many years a cyclical epidemic. Managers who don't know how to manage, and who are not managing ...and who are not helped in any useful, sustainable way.

And so...it continues.

As a business owner, senior leader or HR professional, if you've experienced this on any level I want to help you diagnose why.

October 15, 2019


 

 

Work trends come and go, but some have staying power. I have noticed seven trends that companies looking to scale and stay relevant should pay attention to.

1. Flexible Working Hours

October 14, 2019

 


 

Human resources professionals, today is World Mental Health Day.

Let’s chat.

October 10, 2019

 

 

 

Open enrollment is one of the most important times of the year for organizations; however, complex and ongoing changes to health care and retirement plans can create confusion that leads to poor choices. With proper planning, employers can develop communication strategies to help employees make the best selections for their wellness and future financial security.

Communication

October 7, 2019

 

HRPS: What is driving the increase in the skills gap? Why aren’t traditional methods working in closing the gap? 

October 4, 2019

NSBA Executive Director and CEO Thomas J. Gentzel, with SHRM President and CEO. 

 

There is a growing economic crisis in our country that is going largely unnoticed. It threatens our current and future prosperity as individuals and as a nation. Not since the 1930s, just before the Great Depression, have we faced such a daunting challenge: filling good jobs when there are not enough people available to staff them.

October 3, 2019

 

 

Difficult conversations are part of life. That makes tackling tough issues with tact and respect an important workplace skill. By cultivating a culture of trust and openness and fostering strong communication practices, you can successfully navigate tricky topics and help your team thrive.

October 3, 2019

On October 2, @shrmnextchat chatted with @jeanneachille, an HR technology expert, the founder and CEO of The Devon Group, and Chair of the Women in HR Technology Summit, about Women in Technology. 

October 2, 2019

 

It's happened too many times for me to count. A well-meaning person asks me if I work. It’s automatic. They take one look at my disability and motorized wheelchair, and think: “this person couldn’t possibly work.”

October 1, 2019