Tag: attention

Tech tips to give wellbeing the attention it deserves

A few months ago, I set out to articulate the most pressing short- and long-term challenges facing HR and business leaders from the coronavirus pandemic: business agility, wellbeing and leadership. Today, considerable uncertainty, stress, anxiety and even “pandemic fatigue” remain as the crisis continues to weigh on employees, HR professionals, leaders—heck, everyone. Just a few weeks ago, many of us felt things were trending more positively:…

UK-based Intrro Raises $500K Pre-Seed Round for Employee Referral App – A Crowded Category Getting New Attention

This post was originally published on this site UK-based Intrro raised $500K pre-seed. Employee referral automation isn’t new – it’s been addressed by best of breeds and recruitment marketing tech for years. Intrro’s website lists the core capabilities – employee contact sync, campaign management to contacts, and other table stakes features as they announce their entry to this crowded market. However, as most […]…

Adjusting Your Attention Is The Key To Getting Great Results

If you run a coffee bean company (which I do), expect more bags of beans to be sold and when Barry complains about doing more work (e.g. more bags of beans to fill), you will need to listen. If you recruit and hire people (which I do), expect that someone (e.g., other Barry) at your client company will spam your new hire with terrible…

Why HR Should Pay Attention to Technology Design Trends

Technology is eating the world. Everything – and I don’t say this with any hyperbole – is technology. Even the human stuff we do every day (or should do every day) is a function of technology. I’m almost positive if HR (and business in general) didn’t have email, SMS, or slack we wouldn’t know how to get a hold of someone to have a…

3 Engaging Podcast Topic Ideas To Catch Candidate Attention

Podcasting is worth the time and investment as a form of employer branding and a way to connect with your candidate audience. There’s an opportunity to get deep with podcasting–through capturing stories of employees, sharing tips and tricks, or featuring interesting banter back and forth between experts. Any serious job-seeker is going to soak all of this information up in one sitting. You may…

3 Reasons HR Should Pay Attention to the Amazon-Whole Foods Deal

$13.7 billion buys a lot of organic quinoa. Lots of talk around Amazon’s purchase of Whole Foods and what it means for the grocery business, farmers, those whose jobs will be lost to automation, and the retail industry as a whole.  It’s a cocktail of doom and gloom mixed with the reality of capitalism and a twist of efficiency. So it’s drinkable (unlike some…

Attention Walmart: It’s Managerial Malpractice When You Push Sick People to Work

Here’s a leadership lesson that every manager should have drilled into their head: You don’t let employees work when they’re sick. Sounds pretty simple, doesn’t it? Of course it does, because it doesn’t take a management genius to know that sick workers hurt you in a number of different ways: Sick workers don’t perform as well as healthy ones. Productivity drops precipitously when someone is…

The best way to catch attention on LinkedIn

Business owners will do almost anything to get our attention. From people dressed in gorilla suits, standing at busy traffic intersections and waving signs, to advertisements with large images, bold colors or huge fonts — in many ways sales has always …

Tim Sackett says Live From #SHRM15 – We All Just Want Attention

Monday’s big keynote speaker was the ever popular Marcus Buckingham.  Marcus has the great English accent, high energy and great leadership content to share. He’s strong every time I’ve seen him, going on way too many times at this point in my life! The big bomb he dropped on the SHRMies this session was the money-shot quote of the conference: Millennials don’t want feedback!…

Live from #SHRM15 – We All Just Want Attention

Monday’s big keynote speaker was the ever popular Marcus Buckingham.  Marcus has the great English accent, high energy and great leadership content to share. He’s strong every time I’ve seen him, going on way too many times at this point in my life! The big bomb he dropped on the SHRMies this session was the money-shot quote of the conference: Millennials don’t want feedback!…

How to draw attention to your LinkedIn profile

Photos of kittens don't work unless you're a veterinarian — and maybe not even then. Catherine Fisher, LinkedIn's career expert, writes in her blog post, "How to Brand Yourself Without Sounding Like Everyone Else," that profiles with a photo are 14 …