Monster bought 2 companies this week. And when I say bought, I mean something akin to finding enough loose change in the couch to buy a pizza and some breadsticks. As ERE’s John Zappe revealed about the deal, “it isn’t large enough to trigger a disclosure filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.” The financial […]
Remote employees have flexibility, but may miss out on the benefits of working side-by-side with others.
Experience showed me time and again that many strong, already-cohesive teams almost subconsciously put new managers through an “earn your stripes” period where trust and confidence in the newly-installed leader is tested and, hopefully, built up.
We’ve seen the definition of employee engagement. But, how do you test for employee engagement? One simple question – do you trust your employees?
And they’ll tell you that zero-loyalty cuts both ways. They know you may let them go at any time, too.
Evidence is spreading that healthcare costs are growing much more slowly than before. Now, it’s not just a flattening in Medicare spending; the deceleration has spread to employment, too.
Get over your “feelings” and take care of business.
Joel Cheesman just launched Morale.me, a mobile app that begins with a simple question: “How’s employee morale at your company?”
One asset that recruiters often overlook are the people sitting right around them in the office. Employees can be valuable recruiting tools.
Ten years ago, I met a woman working in the kitchens of my sons school. Prior to having children, she had been a high flying professional. This, she told me, was the only job she could find with the flexibility she needed to care for her family.
When we are children, we are taught that gossip is wrong, but as adults in the workplace, we seem to forget this rule. We shouldn’t.
It’s the bogus statistic that won’t die—and president deployed it during the State of the Union—but women do not make 77 cents to every dollar a man earns.
January 25 marked the 40th anniversary of the world’s most iconic role-playing games, Dungeons and Dragons. Even if you’ve never known the pleasure of wiling away an afternoon bashing Orcs with your warhammer, odds are you or someone you know has internalized the mechanics of Dungeons and Dragons, either by actually rolling its unique die.