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June 2021

 

 

 

Making a major transition? This is the perfect opportunity to influence employees’ attitudes and productivity

June 23, 2021

 

 

Like many parents in the last year, I’ve spent more time with my kids’ learning materials, re-familiarizing myself with the ins and outs of intermediate school math, social studies, and more. One of the concepts that sticks out to me in science is atomic particles because it has a very clear tie to how we make talent decisions at work.

June 23, 2021

 

SHRM’s Ask an Advisor service is a member benefit through which SHRM's HR Knowledge Advisors share guidance, real-life personal and professional experiences, and resources to assist members with their HR-related inquiries. We receive questions from HR professionals on a wide range of topics, from COVID-19 to HR leadership.

June 18, 2021

 

 

Even under the difficult conditions of the pandemic, there were excellent, empathetic leaders. Unfortunately, there are lots of bosses who weren’t great—quite the opposite. They were obstinate, insulting, micromanaging, or a combination of all three.

June 17, 2021

 

 

What is one way you challenge your employees to perform outside of their comfort zone in 2021?

June 17, 2021

 

The concept of trust perception combines three psychological factors: competence, benevolence, and honesty. Considering that one of the most critical skills of a Manager (especially in the virtual world) is communication, you can’t build trust without being intentional about connecting with EACH of your teammates. And not just with teammates you like or know better or meet in person. 

June 16, 2021

 

The current state of business relative to graduating students in 2021 is not particularly positive. The facts are:

June 16, 2021
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When it comes to human resources practices and procedures in the workplace, time has been and always will be important. In many cases, it’s everything in HR.

The notion of time runs rampant through HR and at work—but I’m not sure we talk about its true implications enough.

June 15, 2021


 

Today I’ll share some of my favorite tips to nail your LinkedIn profile basics. 

June 14, 2021

 

Overcommitment is sprinting into oblivion with your hair on fire.

Self-management is less about getting stuff done and more about your relationship with time.

Effect of overcommitment:

You can’t enjoy leading with a gaggle of tasks honking for attention. Relief is the fullest expression of joy for overcommitted leaders.

Overbooked leaders are riddled with mediocrity.

June 9, 2021

There’s a growing trend for companies to do away with mandatory bachelor’s degrees for employees. While higher education is more critical for certain roles (think nursing or engineering) is it necessary to require degrees for roles such as a project manager or salesperson?

The short answer is it depends how you think about it.

Pros of hiring people with college degrees:

June 7, 2021

How are Emotional Intelligence and Diversity intertwined with each other as we work to create healthier, more equitable, and diverse workplaces?

June 1, 2021