Employee Management

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Dr. Woody sits down with famed HR analyst Josh Bersin to talk HR trends, humanizing the work experience, and how to be a better coach for your people.



May 16, 2018


Having a passion for one's work is the secret ingredient to employee engagement. If you've ever worked with someone with a clear passion like that, you most likely felt envy, rooted in a desire to hold the same kind of passion for your work. Even if you enjoyed what you did, it wasn't to the same degree. Only passion can push you far enough to make a difference.

But when passion for one's work goes too far, it's not so positive. Too much engagement can lead to over-commitment.

April 12, 2016

By Wayne Cascio, Ph.D., Professor and Robert H. Reynolds Chair in Global Leadership, University of Colorado

It seems to be a law of nature, inflexible and inexorable, that those who will not risk cannot win.

- John Paul Jones

March 31, 2016

There’s been a lot of buzz the past few years about the topic of corporate culture. And in the echo chamber of HR social media, you can find hundreds of blogs about how great cultures attract and retain the best talent. 

November 2, 2015

How an Employer May Be Liable to Its Nonemployees

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September 21, 2015

Are LinkedIn Parties Legal?

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September 9, 2015

Teen Behavior Isn't Just in High School; It's Also at Work

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August 26, 2015

On June 17, @shrmnextchat chatted with Kevin Mottram (@KevyDMottram) and Alex Alonso (@shrmresearchVP) about "Can Holacracy Work at Work."

In case you missed this excellet chat on the Holacracy operating model, you can see all the great tweets here and below: 


June 17, 2015


Look at this chart. Does it resemble your employer’s organizational chart? 


Now envision this: No pyramid. No managers. No directors. No vice presidents, senior vice presidents or chiefs.   

June 15, 2015

On May 6, @shrmnextchat chatted with SHRM Young Professional Council member Callie Zipple (@CallieZipple) about Alliance Building - The Future of Employment.

In case you missed this excellent chat, here are all the tweets:


May 6, 2015


Are your employees holding your company hostage? Of course not- you’re the manager, right? Your employees don’t determine the functionality or success of your department- management does… Or do they?

May 5, 2015


“If you have innovative employees, but a workplace culture that doesn't support them, they will fail.” ~ Ben Casnocha


May 4, 2015

Compliance is a big part of human resources. When HR does compliance right, it can give us time to do the other, more strategic parts of our job. Today’s reader question deals with one of the big compliance issues companies face: employee files.

March 25, 2014

Let the games begin!

But don’t let your employees stop working because of them. 

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February 6, 2014
When Teamwork Skills Are Lacking, What Do You Do?
I received a call from a potential client who was looking for some facilitated activities around teamwork. His goal was to enhance the teamwork skills of several team members who seemed to prefer working alone. When I asked him why he thought they preferred this and he said, “well they are introverted and you know how introverts are.”
January 29, 2014

Job applicants made to dance—for a non-dancing job. A grocery sacker serenading shoppers. An employee getting a tattoo of the company logo to snare a raise.

You couldn’t make these incidents up. OK, you could, but they’d be mistaken for old episodes of “The Office” or “Seinfeld,” instead of real stories of things gone awry in the workplace.

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December 31, 2013