A Tech Tool That Puts Employees and Customers to the Test, from The New York Times (3/31/11)
Face it — the workplace is changing. And getting the most out of your best people is directly tied to one crucial ingredient: employee work passion. The more passionate an employee is about her work, the more significant her commitment, contribution and ultimately performance. Makes sense — unless you start reading how HR leaders are
Thanks to the Small Business Jobs Act of 2010, there are a variety of new tax breaks that your business can take advantage of when filing your taxes this year. Here we reveal some of the most generous new tax breaks that you can utilize. Happy filing!
The prevailing stereotype to many employers is that Gen Y are a bunch of job hoppers, and therefore training them in any significant way is likely a waste of time and money. In a few months, they’ll just take those skills you worked so hard to teach them down the road to your competitors. But
Recently, I stumbled upon Bill Gammell’s ebook on marketing lessons learned from Seinfeld. Because of Seinfeld’s pop-culture resonance, I’ve been mulling over the idea of a Seinfeld-themed post for a while now – but I’d never taken the time to conceptualize it. Thankfully Bill’s ebook demonstrated not only how to make some meaningful connections between Seinfeld and the world of marketing, but how to do so in a way that was surprising and fun. It got me thinking: Are there any meaningful training lessons to be learned from Seinfeld?
We learning leaders often spend too much time trying to educate stakeholders on the language of training and development — and merely hoping that if our CEOs better understood what we do and how we do it, they would be more willing to allow us to do what we do. However, if we are going
Unemployment has been a concern for some time now, forcing many people to relocate their lives in order to get a job. That said, here is a small, but helpful look at the unemployment trends across the states, and the cities that are adding new jobs.
While we all expect our doctors to ask lots of questions, examine symptoms, and base their diagnosis and recommendations on these data, in the business world we often shun this critical step the moment we encounter resistance from clients, SMEs, or managers who would rather fast-forward to business results.
Thousands of people in business today share the same title – ‘HR Mananger.’ But the similarities often end there. Here’s a look at the old-school ‘HR Lady Version Beta’ and her 21st- century counterpart, ‘HR Manager 2.0.’ Which one works for your company?
Fewer than half of all employees are satisfied with their current job — yet 70 percent or more say they do not plan to look for another job in the near future. I’m not sure if this is good or bad, but it’s safe to assume that when the economy turns around, many of those