Let’s face it, it is great to be the boss. You are the one calling the shots, making sure everything stays on course. And in the end, the responsibility for your team lies with you.
Businesses with 50 or fewer workers don’t have to offer employees health insurance plans under the Affordable Care Act, but the Small Business Health Options Program or SHOP can help them find affordable plans.
The costs and benefits of outsourcing people decisions to robots.
Newspapers and social media are seen as opposite ends of the media spectrum now, and in many cases as adversaries — but not all that long ago, newspapers themselves were a very powerful form of social media.
Lousy leaders whine about mediocrity but can’t or won’t have tough conversations. Excellence is a function of confronting performance issues. Call people to rise up or they will leave or lay down.
Marketing firm that translates big consumer campaigns for Quebec audiences faces questions about its extensive use of outside help. But should it change its business model for the sake of optics?
Research suggests people who order large pizzas or coffees are seen by others as having higher status, Andrew O’Connell writes. “[S]urround yourself with the trappings of the salary and lifestyle you want, not the one you have,” he writes.
Just because someone is a star at one company doesn’t mean he will thrive at another, Claudio Fernández-Aráoz writes. It’s best to look for “portable” talent, meaning workers who are “able to effectively transition from one role, company, industry or country to the next, not only bringing their unique strengths to each but also growing […]
In the American workplace, this time of year often means the onset of gift giving. Whether it is a formal holiday gift exchange or simply the sharing of ideas.
Physicians take the Hippocratic Oath before they can practice medicine. Lawyers take a professional oath after they pass the bar. And people elected to all sorts of positions take an oath of office.
Companies that shy away from conflict and aim to create safe spaces for brainstorming are unlikely to generate big ideas, writes Kate Vitasek. The aim should be to critically test ideas and adopt the best ones, not to come up with concepts everyone can agree with, Vitasek explains. “Collaboration is great, but applying too much […]
Health savings account turn 10. To celebrate, here are five considerations for making HSA plans successful for your clients and their employees.
In a refreshing interview, CEO Jim Franklin shares his company’s views on employee engagement. SendGrid’s approach to job design is both exhilarating and interesting.