Human Resources Sitemap - Page 1 2016-09-26

Personnel Files Overview and Sample File Policy
Need a sample personnel file policy and information about personnel files? This policy recommends separate files for some employee information.

How to Resign From a Job While Preserving Relationships
Thinking about resigning from your job? Here's how to submit your resignation in a way that guarantees no burnt bridges. You can professionally resign.

See the 10 Deadly Mistakes Job Searchers Make
If you're an employer, these simple, yet serious, job searcher mistakes tell you volumes about the candidate. These ten deadly mistakes really matter.

Are You an HR Dinosaur
Does your HR department have practices that should be extinct? Are you or your department HR dinosaurs? Just in case: here are five practices to make extinct.

Application Acknowledgement Letter Sample
Need a sample applicant acknowledgement letter? This acknowledgement letter lets your job applicants know that you received their resume and cover letter.

Top 10 Ways to Make a Bad Impression on a New Employee
Want to know how to turn off a new employee? Your new employee welcome is a make 'em or break 'em experience for new people. Here's how to get results.

Smoke Free Workplace Policy for Your Company
This smoke free workplace policy guarantees that employees and customers will not be subjected to second hand smoke in the workplace. See the policy.

Reporting Requirements of the ACA for Employers
The Affordable Care Act has deadlines for required employer reporting via IRS forms and codes in 2016. See what employers need for legal compliance.

Rejection Letter Template for Non-Hires
Need a rejection letter for job applicants you decided not to hire? Use this template to write a professional letter to give your applicants the bad news.

What Does a Human Resources Manager or Director Do?
Interested in what HR managers, generalists and directors do? Here's information about their new and changing roles. Perhaps HR is the career for you?

Lactation Accommodation Policy for the Workplace
Need a sample lactation policy that allows you to accommodate breastfeeding moms in your workplace? Here is background information and a sample policy.

A Team Building Ice Breaker: 3 Shining Work Moments
Need an ice breaker for team building sessions? My three shining moments ice breaker promotes group cohesiveness and cooperation. See how it rolls.

Here's How to Develop a Job Plan at Work
Interested in an employee and company supportive way to keep job descriptions, goals, and plans up-to-date without HR intervention? You've found it.

Job Profile: How to Develop and Use
A job profile describes the specific requirements of a job in less detail than a job description. Use a job profile in recruitment, job postings, and more.

Job Rejection Letter Sample for Candidates
Do you need a sample job rejection letter? This sample job rejection letter is for candidates who interviewed with your organization twice.

Job Rejection Letter Sample and Policies
Job rejection letters, after your interviewing cycle ends, should go to all job candidates except for the one who will receive the job offer. See a sample.

Jay Starkman and Robert Dominguez Biographies
Jay Starkman is CEO of Engage PEO, an HR outsourcing firm that provides HR services to businesses. Robert Dominguez is assistant general counsel and HR.

What Are Human Resources at Work?
What are Human Resources, an organization's most important asset? Find out more in this definition of Human Resources and learn their value to you.

Minimum Wage
What is a minimum wage and why does it exist? The Federal minimum wage provisions are contained in the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). Learn more.

Training Manager, Director, Specialist Job Description
Want to learn about the job description of a Training Manager, Director, or Specialist? Find out what people who work in organizational training do.

Your Dress Code Provides a Guide for Employees
Need to give your employees guidance about what is appropriate to wear to work? A dress code can range from formal to casual based on your needs.

Know How and Why to Hold an Exit Interview?
How can an exit interview help you to identify the concerns of current employees? It's a serious contributor if you want the information. Learn more.

Thinking about an Exit Strategy to Leave Your Job?
Did you and your current employer form a bad match? They happen for reasons including company culture and management style. If so, seek an exit strategy.

Need a Sample Jury Duty Policy for Work?
A jury duty policy helps an employer clarify to employees the company's policy on jury duty. Here's a sample policy that covers pay, benefits, and more.

What Do Employees Who Work in Labor Relations Do?
Want to learn about what a Labor Relations Manager, the Director of Industrial Relations, and Labor Relations staff do? Here's a job description overview.

Tips for Weekly Training - In-House
Want to know how to approach in-house training in a way that builds team relationships while also growing the team's knowledge? These recommendations work.

You Can Maintain Professional Relevance At Any Age
Age discrimination is prevalent even in workplaces committed to non-discriminatory practices. But, you can maintain relevance at any age. Here are nine tips.

What Do Employers Accomplish with a Hiring Freeze?
Need to understand why employers impose a hiring freeze? There are good reasons that protect your job. For example, it may allow for restructuring.

Transition to a Career in Human Resource Management
Tips for transitioning to a career in HR management including networking resources, working at a temp agency, and promoting your soft skills.

What Is a Human Resource? (Definition and Resources)
A human resource is an employee who staffs a function within an organization. Find out more about the people, the career, and resources to help you.

Motivating Employees in a Time of Change
Want to know how you can create a work environment that successfully motivates your employees, especially during times of change? Find out how.

Managing Change and Understanding Learning Differences
Want to know more about creating a workplace that successfully motivates your employees, especially during times of change? See the dos and don'ts. Page 3.

Tips on Motivating Employees - Action Checklist
Want to know how you can create a work environment that successfully motivates your employees, especially during times of change? Use this checklist. Page 2.

Know the Purpose and Reasons for an Employee Handbook?
Need a sample of an employee handbook acknowledgement receipt? Employers use these to have employees acknowledge they have received and read the handbook.

How to Respond to Employee Bereavement and Grief
Interested in knowing how to respond to employee bereavement and grief? The employer's response goes a long way in helping employees through sad times.

The Importance of Documentation in Human Resources
Documentation plays a critical role in managing employee relationships with the company. It also preserves a record of your actions and interaction.

3 Tips about Engaging Your Middle Managers
Do you utilize the talent of your middle management team? When you empower and include them, you encourage them to innovate and participate. Find three tips.

Want to Know the 5 Causes of Employee Negativity?
When employers understand the causes of negativity, it fails to gain a foothold in the work environment. Learn five key causes of employee negativity.

What Is Career Pathing and How Do I Plan?
Career pathing is the process used by employees to chart a course for their career within an organization. Find out more about career pathing.

What Is a Promotion at Work?
Need to understand what an employee promotion is, what it entails, and how to obtain one? Find what you need to know about promotions and their meaning.

What Is Base Salary and Who Receives It?
Need to understand base salary? Every person employed in an exempt position receives a base salary. Find out what determines the base.

Do You Have Long Term and Short Term Disability Insurance?
Find out more about how long term and short term disability insurance are preferred benefits for employees that ensure income during an extended illness.

Dumb Things Organizations Do to Mess Up Relationships
Know what your organization does to mess up your relationship with your employees? You're probably making simple mistakes with the best intentions.

Want to Get Into HR?
We receive a lot of questions about how to transition to a career in HR. Many readers have shared their transition stories. The HR expert shares ideas, too.

What Is an Employment Resignation?
Are you thinking about turning in your resignation from your job? Here's advice about how to resign professionally and correctly without burning bridges.

Tips for Managers about Retaining Millennial Employees
Hiring millennials and want to manage them effectively? Remember, things aren't always what they seem. Here are four myths to manage.

What HR Managers Need to Know about the Cadillac Tax
Need to understand the requirements of the Cadillac tax for employers? It's designed to reduce overall health care costs and fund the Affordable Care Act.

Things HR Must Consider When Providing Parental Leave
When an employee becomes a parent, HR is legally required to provide leave and must determine coverage for the job and how to care for the employee.

How to Document Employee Performance
When HR tells you to document employee performance, what exactly does that mean? Here are guidelines that tell you why, how, and what to document. Find out.

How to Make Your Employees - Your Best Fans
Want your employees to become your vocal fans in social media and in their networks? To turn your employees into fans, follow these four tips and strategies.

5 More Ways to Recruit Employees Online
Recruiting online is one of the best ways to find great candidates for your jobs. Use these five ways to extend your reach and build an awesome talent pool.

What HR Jargon Do You Need to Know When Working in HR?
Every industry has jargon: terminology that only insiders understand. HR is no different. HR talks HR speak, jargon you need to know to communicate with HR.

Sample Questions for an Employee Self-evaluation
Need questions for an employee self-evaluation prior to a performance appraisal? If so, here are recommended sample questions that employees can use.

Medical Travel: Access to Savings and Quality Healthcare
Medical travel is an increasingly acceptable and attractive option for people who need medical care and procedures. Even employers are getting involved.

Want to Know How a Sponsor Can Help You Succeed at Work?
Familiar with the role of a sponsor at work? They can propel your career forward by knowing you, advocating for your success, and championing your progress.

How to Hire an Awesome Developer
If you'd like to hire great developers - and what employer doesn't - these are the skills, attitudes, and mindsets to look for in your job candidates.

New Employee Promoted Over Longer Term Employees
Is it fair, legal, and good for employee morale to have a new employee receive a promotion as their supervisor? Here's the answer to a reader's question.

How to Choose a Speaker for a Work Training Session
Want to choose a speaker for your next training session? These are the factors that you need to consider when choosing a speaker for your training session.

Use Training Technology to More Effectively Engage Participants
Technology use in training classes can contribute to more engaged students who retain the content. See how technology can increase engagement and retention.

How to Bring Up Retirement with an Older Employee
Bringing up retirement with an older employee is a touchy topic. You need to plan your workforce but you don't want to discriminate because of age.

How to Make Halloween Safe and Fun in Your Workplace
Four specific problems can arise when you schedule Halloween celebrations in your workplace. Find out what they are and how you can avoid them.

6 More Tips to Make Training and Development Work - Before Training
Want to support employees before they attend training in transferring the training into useful performance improvement at work? Here are six more tips.

Commonly Outsourced Human Resource Departments
Need to know how to approach Human Resources outsourcing? Some HR functions are more effectively outsourced than others. Here are the steps to decide.

See How Not to Be the Target of a Workplace Bully
Are you frequently the victim of workplace bullying? If so, you are a target, in part because you are attracting this unwanted attention. Change this.

How to Promote Women in Leadership Roles
Women experience challenges at work to utilize their strengths and obtain promotions to leadership roles. Let's consider what organizations can do to improve.

Are You Looking for Video Tips About HR and Managing?
Want tips about how to perform more effectively as a Human Resources staff member, manager, and employee? Here are over 65 videos that are free for you.

4 Tips for Purchasing Holiday Gifts for Employees
Looking to express your appreciation to employees during the holiday season and throughout the year? Here are four tips for getting the right gift.

How to Reduce the Cost of Employee Business Travel
Rather than asking employees to share rooms, here are alternatives that will also reduce the cost of employee business travel. See what they are.

How To Tell Candidates That They Didn't Get the Job?
Do you want to provide constructive feedback to your unsuccessful job candidates when they ask for it? You're not obligated to, but it is gracious and kind.

How Gamification Can Improve HR Management
Want a fun way to work with employees to promote motivation, engagement, and retention? Consider using gamification in these Human Resources processes.

Recommend Flexible Hours as Your Employees' Schedule?
Are you struggling to determine the best work schedule for your employees? Flexible hours will help you recruit and retain the best employees. Learn more.

Are You an Introvert in an Extrovert-Oriented Workplace
Interested in how to function more effectively as an introvert in an extrovert-oriented workplace? Here are four tips for adaptation and stress relief.

Human Resources: What Is a 360 Review?
Looking for the process whereby employees receive professional feedback about their performance from a group of coworkers? Here's how it's approached.

Qualified for an HR Manager Job with a 2 Year Degree?
Can an aspiring Human Resources manager get into the field of HR with just a two year degree? Find out what your chances are and how to proceed.

How to Talk to Employee About a Personal Hygiene Issue
Talking with employees about hygiene issues, such as flushing the toilet, is challenging. See our recommendations on how to handle the conversation.

How an HR Manager Can Influence Business Strategy
As an HR manager, do you participate in the strategic aspects of your business. Do you sit as an advisor at the executive table? If not, why not? Here's how.

How to Handle Dating, Sex and Romance at Work
Need tips about having an office romance - or dealing with one? Find out how to best address dating, sex and romance in the workplace.

5 Tips to Improve Your Career Development
Looking for tips that will help you turn your job into a career? These 5 tips will help you develop and succeed with a planned career path.

How to Deal With Your Bad Boss
Is your bad boss bad because he lacks supervisory skills? You won't believe how often this is the case. Here's how to handle this type of bad boss.

Getting the Best Benefit From Your Employee Benefits?
Does your employee benefits package give you the payback you deserve in increased employee appreciation and satisfaction? Chances are, it's not. Learn more.

Here Are the Choices of Benefits Employees Want and Need
Need samples of employee benefits that are offered in many organizations? Use this list of employee benefits to think creatively about your benefits. Page 2.

10 Reasons Social Media Should Rock Your World
Interested in networking and building your career? If you participate in the top social and networking sites, you'll succeed. Find help and help others.

10 Reasons Social Media Should Rock Your World - 10 Reasons HR Staff Need to Participate in Social Media for Career Success
Interested in networking and building your career? If you participate in the top social media and networking sites, you'll succeed. Find out how. Page 2.

Use Employee Training and Development to Motivate Staff
Interested in the components of a comprehensive employee training program? Here's how you can use training to motivate staff and build morale. See how.

Turn On Your Staff With Employee Training
Interested in providing internal employee training? Here are tips for designing the training and keeping your audience engaged and motivated. Page 2.

How to Create a Mentoring Culture - Hallmarks
Are you interested in creating an organizational culture that helps employees grow and develop? Discover the eight hallmarks of a mentoring culture.

How to Build Your Conflict Resolution Skills
Meaningful confrontation isn't easy but conflict is necessary to stick up for your rights at work. These tips will make you more comfortable with it.

What Can You Do to Maximize Your Starting Salary?
Want to know the factors that an employer uses to calculate starting salary? Need tips about how to get a better offer than the employer planned. See how.

The Benefits of an Entry-Level Position
Employers need employees to fill entry-level jobs. Discover how these benefit workers with minimal experience as well as the companies that hire them.

Reasons Why You Need to Love the Job You Have
Reasons why you should turn around your attitude towards a bad job, for the sake of your emotional well-being.

Want to Understand What Seniority Means at Work?
Need to understand the role of seniority in the workplace? Seniority is sometimes recognized and rewarded. Other times - it's not. Find out more.

How to Disagree With Your Boss - and Thrive
It's not always career suicide to disagree with your boss. Here are ten tips that will allow you to effectively disagree without ruining your relationship.

How to Improve Exit Interview Participation Rates
Do you do exit interviews when an employee gives notice? Smart employers conduct the interview to learn what the employer needs to improve.

Create a Very Merry Holiday Season
Interested in thriving this holiday season? These four tips will keep you stress-free, happy, excited and grateful. Find four holiday tips.

Preventing Sexual Harassment in the Workplace
Need to deal with sexual harassment in the workplace? You can prevent it with training, policies, investigative steps, and a positive workplace culture.

Sample for Developing an Employee Handbook
Do you need a table of contents for a comprehensive employee handbook for your organization? Find policies, procedures, forms, and checklists here.

Developing a Drug-Free Workplace
Do you need a drug-free workplace policy? Here are the reasons you might want to consider one and the downside you may experience if you do.

How to Keep Company and Employee Information Safe
By using simple, effective internal threat management procedures, HR can prevent employee information leaks from happening to their company.

How to Prepare for a Career in Human Resources
Want to know how to prepare for a career in human resources? The job requirements and the expectations of HR staff are evolving. Find out more.

Inspirational Quotes for Business about Recognition
Do you need a business quote about rewards and recognition? Check out my favorites for your workplace newsletter, Intranet, or correspondence. Take a look.

Nix Political Discussion at Work
Discourage political discussion at work to retain harmony, honor diversity, and maintain relationships among coworkers who need to produce results together.

The Teams that Every Organization Needs
Want to know the fundamental teams that every organization needs? These teams provide the framework for your employee-oriented work culture. See the five.

Steps to Build Customer Loyalty
Want to provide impeccable service to retain current customers and gain more? These tips will help you create a customer-focused organization.

How to Appreciate Diversity During the Holidays
Have you ever thought about the diverse holiday traditions of the many people worldwide? Diversity means more than just sending a holiday card. Find out.

Applicant Tracking System Evaluation Toolkit
Finding the right applicant tracking system that meets all of the needs of your organization can be an overwhelming task. Here's how to pick

Applicant Tracking System Selection - Evaluation Toolkit for Applicant Tracking Systems
Finding the right applicant tracking system that meets all of the needs of your organization can be an overwhelming task. Here's more about how to pick. Page 2.

Evaluation Toolkit for Applicant Tracking Systems
Finding the right applicant tracking system that meets all of the needs of your organization can be an overwhelming task. Here's more about how to pick. Page 3.

How to Create Winning Team Building Activities
Want to make your next team building event the best ever? These recommendations will help you create teamwork that will outlast the event. Learn more.

How to Make Team Building Activities Successful
Do you want to make your next team building event the best ever? Here are more recommendations that will help you create teamwork that will outlast the event. Learn more. Page 2.

Sample Human Resources Director Job Description - More Essential Functions
Need a sample job description for an HR Director? This sample lays out the essential functions for compensation, benefits, law, and organization development. Page 3.

Sample Human Resources Generalist Job Description
Need a sample HR Generalist job description that will tell you the essential functions of the job? Find key objectives and experience required, too. Page 3.

Proper Use of Employee Sick Leave
Do you find that your employees are missing-in-action on a more frequent basis during the summer and during the holiday seasons? Studies show you're right. Here is information about sick leave abuse and absenteeism, and what you can do about it. Page 2.

Leadership Rewards and Recognition - Success Secrets
Want to know how a leader makes employees feel valued and important? A few simple actions and beliefs shine through the answers. Find out what they are.

ADA - An Employer's Responsibilities
Interested in what the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA) makes it unlawful for an employer with 15 or more employees to do? Discriminate. Learn more.

The Americans With Disabilities Act - An Employer's Responsibilities
Interested in what the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA) makes it unlawful for an employer with 15 or more employees to do? Discriminate. Learn even more. Page 2.

Do You Know Your Legal Requirements About Holiday Pay?
The end of the year is a good time to review your company's holiday pay practices. This article answers common questions regarding holiday pay issues.

Holiday Pay Practices: More Legal Requirements
The end of the year is a good time to review your company's holiday pay practices. Want to know more about holiday pay issues. See more common questions. Page 2.

11 Tips for Managing Millennials
Do you know how to manage millennials so that you take advantage of their strengths while providing what they need to be successful and motivated at work?

7 More Tips for Managing Millennials
Do you know how to manage millennials so that you take advantage of their strengths while providing what they need to be successful and motivated at work? Page 2.

Insight-Oriented Coaching for Improved Performance
Want a step-by-step coaching approach to help an employee improve his work performance? This approach avoids discipline and produces great results.

Coaching for Improved Performance
Here's a step-by-step coaching approach to help an employee improve work performance. This technique avoids discipline and produces great results. Page 2.

Tips for a Successful Employee Onboarding Experience
Learn how to welcome a new employee so that the employee feels cared about, wanted, and part of your team to help the new employee succeed - and stay.

Onboarding - How to Get Your New Employees Up to Speed
Want to know how to onboard your new employees so that they will assimilate within their team and accelerate their results and contribution? See how.

Onboarding - How to Get Your New Employees Up to Speed
Want to know how to onboard new employees so that they assimilate within their team and accelerate their results and contribution? See more about how. Page 2.

Performance Improvement Plan: Contents and Sample Form
The Performance Improvement Plan (PDP) facilitates constructive discussion between employee and supervisor. It specifies work performance to improve.

Why You Should Use an Employee Self Evaluation
Need an approach and a format for an employee self-evaluation prior to a performance appraisal? Here's why to use them and a recommended approach.

Sample Internet and Email Policy for Employees
Need a simple, straightforward sample email and Internet policy? Please utilize this sample to form the basis for your work email and Internet policies.

How to Write Candidate Rejection Letters
Looking for a sample candidate rejection letter? Your candidates appreciate receiving official notifications. Use this simple rejection letter to reply.

Need a Sample Employee Handbook Introduction?
Use this sample employee handbook introduction as the basis of your own. You can customize this handbook introductory letter for your company's needs.

What Every Employer Should Know About the I-9 Form
Required by the Immigration Reform Act, the I-9 Form verifies the eligibility of an employee to work legally in the US. See more about the process.

Personnel File Access Policy and Links to Samples
Need a personnel file access policy for employees? Here's a sample that you can use to set policy in your organization. See the sample policy.

Sample Paid Time Off (PTO) Policy
If you provide employees with paid time off (PTO) that gives them flexible time off to meet their needs, this sample policy will guide your allocation.

Sample Employee Resignation Letters
Here are several sample resignation letters that are written like an employer would like to receive. You won't burn any bridges when you resign with these.

Sample Resignation Letters - New Job as a Manager
Need a sample resignation letter to use as you craft your own resignation? This letter informs your employer about your future plans and why you are leaving.

Background Checks to Pre-Screen Prospective Employees
Do you do background checks when you hire an employee? I hope so. A background check is a critical component in hiring to verify candidate credentials.

11 Tips for Building a Culture of Interdependence at Work
Organizations that partner with employees and recognize them as assets will retain employees when they have a chance to become free agents. Learn more.

Sample Informal Employee Recognition Letters
Want to write an employee recognition letter? Here are sample thank you letters that an employer can write to recognize an employee's good work. See them.

How to Write an Employee Recognition Letter
Want to effectively recognize employees in a way that they will remember for years? Write an employee recognition letter. Here's how and a sample letter.

The Impact of the Minimum Wage Increase
Interested in the current Federal minimum wage and the historical impact of past increases? Here's a summary of some past impact.

Tips for a Successful Salary Negotiation
You have a salary negotiation window from the time you make a job offer until your chosen candidate accepts the job. Here are tips for a win-win agreement.

How to Evaluate a Resume Cover Letter
Should cover letters matter to employers? Absolutely. You seek the resume and cover letter that describe the employee you need. Here's how to evaluate.

Example of a Great Resume Cover Letter
Need a sample resume cover letter that is a good example of what employers want to receive? This cover letter provides the key information - terrifically. Page 2.

Ask Right to Hire Right: Effective Interview Questions
Looking for an effective way to immediately improve your interviewing and staff selection process? Ask the right questions. Find out more.

How to Use Nonverbal Communication in Hiring
Are you aware of how nonverbal communication affects your reactions to job candidates? It's powerful in helping you - when you know how to use it effectively.

More about How to Use Nonverbal Communication in Hiring
Are you aware of how nonverbal communication affects your reactions to job candidates? It's powerful in helping you - when you know how to use it effectively. Page 2.

Steps to Accomplishing Your Goals and Resolutions
You can achieve your goals and resolutions and live out your dreams. These six steps will tell you how you can accomplish them. Take a look at the steps.

Understanding Stress and How It Affects the Workplace
Need help understanding and managing workplace stress? Everyone feels stress related to work occasionally. Here's how to manage its negative effects​.

Understanding Stress and Workplace Stress
Need help understanding and managing workplace stress? Everyone feels stress related to work occasionally. Here's how to manage its negative affects. Page 2.

Managing Stress Brought About by Change at Work
Think about your own tendencies in stressful situations to select your best stress management strategies. Learn more stress management tips.

Tips for Managing Stress and Change at Work: Stress Management Tips
Stress management suggestions will help manage the stress you experience at work. Stress management skills are important for your overall well-being. Page 2.

The Human Resources Management System Solution (HRMS)
Researching business technology is a daunting task and finding a Human Resources management system that meets your business needs is tough.

Successful Strategic Planning Ideas
Done well, a strategic plan provides a useful focus that energizes and moves the organization toward its mission goals.

What Is Age Discrimination?
Interested in knowing more about age discrimination? It's a quickly increasing legal claim that employers need to heed. Find out about age discrimination.

What Is Religious Discrimination and Accommodation?
Avoiding religious discrimination requires workplace guidelines that establish an environment in which religious practices are allowed and not harassed.

Flexible Work Schedules - Advantages and Disadvantages
Flexible work schedules present advantages and disadvantages - to both the employee and the employer. But, they are definitely worth trying. See both sides.

Beyond Hiring and Firing: What is HR Management?
Want to know what Human Resources management is all about? Learn also what HR staff members are responsible for doing and contributing to​ an organization.

Pros and Cons of Electronic Surveillance of Employees
Do you monitor your employees' Internet use? There are pros and cons. However, the cons outweigh the pros of electronic surveillance of employees.

In Danger of Getting Fired or Laid Off?
You can prepare yourself for your next layoff or employment termination – before the fateful meeting. Here's how to see getting fired coming and what to do.

What to Do if an Employment Termination Looms
You can prepare yourself for your next layoff or employment termination. Here's how to see getting fired coming and what to do to prepare. Page 2.

Women and Work: Then, Now, and Predicting the Future
Are you interested in the future of women in the workplace. This article provides their participation, their challenges, and their progress. Find out more.

Women and Work: Then, Now, and Predicting the Future for Women in the Workplace
Are you interested in the future of women in the workplace. This article provides their participation, their challenges, and their progress. Find out more. Page 2.

Women and Work: Then, Now, and Predicting the Future for Women in the Workplace
Are you interested in the future of women in the workplace. This article provides their participation, their challenges, and their progress. Find out more. Page 3.

Women and Work: Then, Now, and Predicting the Future for Women in the Workplace
Are you interested in the future of women in the workplace. This article provides their participation, their challenges, and their progress. Find out more. Page 4.

Why "Blink" Matters: The Power of First Impressions
We are ultra quick and thin slice to jump to judgment of coworkers and candidates. Does this help us control the downside? There is a downside. Learn more.

A Sample Business Casual Dress Code
Need a sample dress code for a business casual workplace? This dress code gives you detailed information to describe your expectations for business attire.

Inspirational Quotations for Business and Work
Do you need an inspirational quote for your newsletter, website, presentation, or inspirational posters? Find quotes on a variety of work related topics.

Inspirational Quotes about Success for the Workplace
Looking for an inspirational quote about success? Your workplace will prosper when employees adopt a success attitude. See my favorites about success.

Tips for Minimizing Workplace Negativity
Your workplace is seething with negativity. No matter what's causing the bad vibes, here's how you can help make the atmosphere more positive and productive.

7 More Tips for Minimizing Workplace Negativity
Your workplace is seething with negativity. No matter what's causing the bad vibes, here's more about how to make the workplace more positive and productive. Page 2.

Breaks and Lunch Requirements at Work
Know what the rules are regarding employee breaks and lunch at work? No specific rules set times or frequency, but employers have other requirements.

What are Employee Buyouts and What Do You Need to Know?
Occasionally, employers offer employee buyouts to help the company reduce long-term costs. Learn about the buyout process and points to consider.

Use Coaching to Improve Employee Performance
When you want to improve employee performance, the first step is coaching. The manager's interaction is key. These six steps help you coach effectively.

What Does a Compensation Manager in HR Do?
Need to know what a compensation manager does in an organization? Here's an overview of his or her job description which depends on company size and needs.

What Are the Advantages and Disadvantages of Furloughs?
Employers implement employee furloughs to save money during hard times for the business. Advantages and disadvantages exist. Find out more about furloughs.

Working in Teams - What Is the Purpose of a Team?
Why might you want to create a team? Teams have a purpose and uses that contribute to your organization's success. They also empower employees. Learn more.

The Definition of an Excused Absence From Work
Want to know when being absent from work is okay? While company policies differ, most want to know in advance when you will miss work. Find out more.

Leave of Absence: What a Leave Is and How to Apply
Do you offer a leave of absence to employees? A leave of absence policy retains employees when they experience life events that keep them from working.

Non-Exempt Employees - Definition and Requirements
What differentiates a non-exempt employee from an exempt employee in the workplace? Find out and learn about the impact of the new salary threshold.

Occupational Outlook Handbook Definition
Need to know about the Occupational Outlook Handbook? It's a nationally recognized source of career and job information. Find out more.

What Is a Part Time Employee?
Did you know that the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) does not define a part time employee? So the definition is up to the employer. Find out more.

What Hiring & Recruiting Trends Affect Recruitment?
Know how employers recruit an employee? Here's what recruitment is and six hiring and recruiting trends employers need to know about for recruiting success.

Workers' Compensation Requirements
Workers' compensation is insurance for employees who are injured or who become ill as a result of their job. Find out more about workers' compensation.

How to Conduct a Simple Training Needs Assessment
Want to quickly understand the training needs of employees who work similar jobs? Gather the employees together and ask them, then prioritize needs.

How to Develop Group Norms - Step-by-Step
Do you want to ensure that your work teams interact effectively to meet their goals? Establish group norms to accomplish this.

Don't Use Cultural Fit as a Reason to Hire Clones
You seek employees who will fit in and work well within your organization's culture but you don't want to hire people who are just like you. See why.

Human Resources Job Titles
Interested in the type of job titles that are available for employees who work in the HR department? Here are 65+ sample titles for you to use.

5 Ways HR Can Build Your Brand
How HR works with employees internally impacts whether employees become brand ambassadors. See how to develop brand ambassadors who attract talent.

5 Ways to Use Recruitment Marketing to Get Ahead
Recruiting employees has become a marketing game. Here are five ways that recruiters can implement recruitment marketing strategies to improve hiring.

Employee Selection at Legoland
Want to know who won the contest to become Master Builder at Legoland, Chicago? Andrew Johnson was selected after a creative recruiting process.

Creative Staffing at Legoland
Are you interested in creative ways employers are staffing jobs? Learn how recruiting a Master Builder at Legoland Chicago was innovative and fun.

Tips for a Better New Employee Orientation
Know what modern organizations are doing with new employee orientation? It's not your traditional signing of policy acknowledgements. Find out what's new.

Why Human Resources Leaders Need Degrees
An often asked question is whether HR leaders need a college degree. Changed for the HR profession in recent years, find out why a degree is now essential.

How to Make Your Messages Memorable - The 4Cs Model
When a piece of communication is to the point, relevant, worthwhile, and compelling, it moves the listener or reader to action. See how to do this.

Employee and Applicant Accommodation Under ADA
How far does an employer need to go to accommodate an employee or an applicant under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)? Find out.

Accommodating and Welcoming Disabled Employees
For many small to midsize businesses, having an employee suddenly become disabled can be somewhat daunting if it's a new experience for the employer.

To Drink or Not to Drink at Work Events?
Do alcohol and company parties mix? Most employees decide whether to drink at work events. Your decision can enhance your career - or destroy it. Learn more.

What Must an Interview Tell an Employer and Applicant?
Do you know that the purpose of a job interview is not just to get the job? The purpose is to find out if you and the company are a good match. Learn more.

How to Raise Your Visibility at Work
Are your talents and contributions flying under management's radar at work? Want to make your work more visible? You can. Here's how to raise your visibility.

Why Are Clear Performance Expectations a Big Deal?
When managers provide clear expectations about performance​, the employees feel as if they're contributing to the success of the enterprise.

Team Culture and Clear Expectations
Clear performance expectations are critical in a teamwork culture. Whether a project team or sense of teamwork, the team must know why and what is expected.

How to Prepare for Unemployment While Employed
Prepared for the possibility of unemployment? Unless you're the owner, a layoff, company purchase, or merger is always possible. Use these tips to prepare.

Prepare for Unemployment While Employed - How to Prepare for Unemployment While Employed
Prepared for the possibility of unemployment? Unless you're the owner, a layoff, company purchase, or merger is always possible. Use these 6 tips to prepare. Page 2.

Employment Verification and Sample Policy
Interested in understanding how employment verification works and what it is? See my simple explanation plus a sample employment verification policy.

Why Executives Need Performance Development Plans
When an organization adopts a method for accomplishing a particular goal, one common question deals with whether executives need to participate in the process. In the instance of performance development planning and the resultant document, the Performance Development Plan (PDP), executive leaders are key participants. Executives model how to create a Performance Development Plan (PDP), for their reporting staff. They create the framework from which goals and expectations will flow to staff.

Are Performance Development Plans Needed for Executives
When an organization adopts a method for accomplishing a particular goal, one common question deals with whether executives need to participate in the process. In the instance of performance development planning and the resultant document, the Performance Development Plan (PDP), executive leaders are key participants. Executives model how to create a Performance Development Plan (PDP), for their reporting staff. They create the framework from which goals and expectations will flow to staff. Page 2.

How to Accommodate Nursing Mothers
Want to understand how to accommodate nursing mothers and comply with the Affordable Care Act in your workplace? Hopefully, you already are. Learn more.

Rejection Letters: Applicants Who Won't Get an Interview
Need an applicant rejection letter for your applicants who don't qualify for a first interview or phone screen? Here a sample rejection letters.

Common Problems With Performance Appraisals
Managers go wrong with performance appraisals in so many ways, it's difficult to identify all of them. Here are four big problems in performance appraisals.

Help Employees Apply Skills On-the-Job
Want ideas about how to transfer training to the workplace after training sessions? Here are the basics and a case study plus links to best practices.

How to Develop a Code of Conduct for Your Company
Want to implement a code of conduct in your organization? Need guidance as to how? Here's how you can develop and integrate a code. Plus, see sample codes.

3 Reasons Performance Reviews Are Not Successful Tools
Understand why performance reviews are not an adequate picture of an employee's work? There are three significant reasons why they're not effective feedback.

Employment Components of the Civil Rights Act of 1964
Interested in knowing what employment laws were established by the Civil Rights Act of 1964? There are misunderstandings about who and what is covered.

Employee Involvement in the Employee Selection Process
How you select your new employees is critical to your business success. The involvement of your current employees is key to successful recruitment.

What Laws Make Discrimination in Employment Illegal?
Interested in knowing the main Federal laws in the US that make discrimination against employees and applicants illegal? Here's a summary of the laws.

How to Professionally Resign From Your Job
Want to know how to resign from your job in a way that ensures positive relationships and identifies you as a professional? You can professionally resign.

Use Disciplinary Actions Effectively and Legally
How and when do you take disciplinary action at work? You need to capture the employee's attention and document the action fairly and legally.

10 Ways to Make Your Coworker's Retirement Memorable
Want to know how to make your coworker's retirement memorable? Here are ten ways to honor and celebrate your retiring coworker's career.

Retirement Letter Sample to Notify Your Employer
Need a sample retirement letter to notify your employer of your expected retirement? Your employer appreciates an official letter for your personnel file.

Tap Into the Power of Mentoring Employees
Want to know how to find a mentor, benefit from a mentor, and mentor other employees? Here are some basic tips for mentoring employees at work.

Is Your Workplace Elf-Friendly with Happy Employees?
Would you like to create a workplace where employees are happy about coming to work? It must be elf-friendly and use positive principles about employees.

Sample Resignation Letter for Spouse Relocation
A spouse relocation for a new opportunity is a common reason for an employee to resign from his or her job. Here is a sample resignation letter to use.

Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act
The federal Health Insurance Portability & Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) requires employers to protect employee medical records as confidential.

Resignation Letter Sample for a New Job Opportunity
Have you found a new job? You'll need to write a resignation letter for your current employer. Here's a sample resignation letter to use when you resign.

Resignation Letter Sample: Employee Returning to School
If you don't think you can handle a full-time job at the same time, here's a resignation letter sample for your employer.

Sample Rejection Letter to Job Applicants
Job applicants who are not selected for an interview deserve a rejection letter. Here is a sample job applicant rejection letter.

Rejection Letter After a Job Interview
Are you looking for a way to reject job candidates who won't be invited back following their first interview? This is a sample job rejection letter.

Sample Retirement Recognition Letter
Need a sample letter to congratulate a coworker on her upcoming retirement? This sample will guide you as you offer your warmest wishes and appreciation.

What Does It Mean to Be Employed?
Employment is an agreement between employers and employees that certain services will be provided on the job. What does employment mean for an employer?

Prevent Employment Discrimination and Lawsuits
Interested in preventing employment discrimination lawsuits? No matter what kind of a lawsuit is defended, the employer loses.

Want to Know Why You Might Use a Reference Letter?
Want to gain a better understanding of the purpose of a reference letter? When you need a reference, make sure you ask people who know your work - well.

Transfer at Work Is a Career Opportunity
A job transfer is an approach to helping employees develop a career path. A transfer provides experience, skills, and networking. See why and what else.

What Does a Manager Do in the Workplace?
Are you familiar with the role of a manager in an organization? It's a significant role because the manager leads and directs the work of employees.

Rejection Letter for a Job Candidate You Really Like
Need a sample candidate rejection letter for a candidate you liked but who was not selected for the current job? Here's a sample that invites applying again.

Workers Should Want to Do Well in an Internal Interview
The employer interviews internal applicants to assess the skills of a current employee. You'll want to look for opportunities to participate. Here's why.

Mission Is What You Do
Know how to describe what your organization does? If so, you probably know and understand the mission. Find out more about the organizational mission.

Fun Questions to Use as Ice Breakers in Meetings
Looking for laughter generating fun and funny ice breakers to help create a relaxed environment in your meetings? This resource will serve your needs.

Resignation Letter Examples
Interested in seeing resignation letter examples? You can use them to resign from your job. Your resignation needs to avoid burning bridges. Take a look.

Rejection Letter Sample for Unsuccessful Applicants
Need a sample rejection letter to send to unsuccessful applicants for jobs? Here is a standard rejection letter for applicants you don't interview.

How to Welcome and Onboard a New Employee
Want to know how to best welcome a new employee? The welcome is much more than just making a company announcement and a boss assignment. Find out the rest.

Sample Employee Thank You Letters for the Workplace
Need a sample thank you letter to thank a coworker or reporting staff for their great efforts? Here are three samples that will make them feel appreciated.

Take Your Coworker to Work Day - Job Shadowing
Wonder how a take your coworker to work day might be implemented in your organization? Here's one successful company's plan. Find out how.

How Can You Handle It When You're Rejected at Work?
Experienced rejection at work? It's painful, but you can learn from rejection. Practice personal courage and seek feedback, then change what matters.

What Makes a Hostile Work Environment?
What makes a work environment hostile? Legal requirements exist. They don't help employees with bad bosses, bullying or disrespect. Here are guidelines.

Best Talent Management Practices and Strategies
Think of talent management as a strategy to retain superior employees? It will positively affect every aspect of hiring and developing employees if you do.

Sample Thank You Emails for Employers to Send
A thank you email from a company executive is significant in helping an employee feel recognized and valued. Here are two sample thank you emails.

Write a Termination Letter to Fire an Employee
Need a sample termination letter? It confirms the details of an employee's firing and summarizes the information that the former employee needs to know.

How to Develop an Effective Meeting Agenda
Need a guide about how to develop an effective meeting agenda? A successful meeting depends on how well you plan the meeting. See how to develop an agenda.

The Role of a Meeting Leader - How to Conduct a Meeting
The meeting leader is a key component in whether meetings are successful in accomplishing their purpose and goals and ensures successful meetings.

Sample Cover Letter for a Human Resources Manager Job
Looking for a sample cover letter for a prospective employee applying for the job of Human Resources manager? Here's a sample cover letter that will help.

Sample Employment Letters: Job Offer, Rejection, More
Need sample employment letters to use in your workplace? These employment letters will help you develop the letters you use to hire, welcome, and more.

How to Celebrate Halloween in the Office
Halloween is one of your favorite holidays to celebrate at work. Here's how you can keep Halloween fun for employees yet protect the employer's interests.

When Is It Time for Resigning From Your Job?
Need more signs that it's time to quit your job? In this article are valid reasons why you might want to quit and advice on how to go about doing so.

What's In a Comprehensive Employee Benefits Package?
Want to attract and retain the best employees? To support your recruitment efforts, offer a comprehensive employee benefits package with these components.

10 Tips to Overcome Weary Feelings On The Job
Struggle to maintain work-life balance while increasing your job satisfaction and efficacy? Here are ten tips.

Reasons Why Teleworking Belongs in Your Future
Know the latest information about the state of teleworking? I'll bet it will surprise you. Find out who's teleworking - and why it belongs in your workplace.

What Causes Employment Termination?
Interested in employment termination? Employees leave jobs for voluntary and for involuntary reasons. See what commonly causes employment termination.

Top Mistakes Managers Make Managing People
Mistakes managers make with​ employees tend to fall into a similar pattern - all bad. Here are ten common mistakes that managers should avoid.

How Is Facilitation Useful to Employers?
Want to know more about facilitation? It's a key skill for employees who work in teams and groups. Find out more about what facilitation can contribute.

Outplacement - A Service for Laid Off Employees
What do laid off employees appreciate most in addition to severance pay? They appreciate outplacement services - when outplacement is effective. See more.

Want to Adapt Your Management Style?
Interested in exploring the various management styles that you can use to accomplish work? Variations in your management style are situational. Learn more.

Dumb Things Managers Do And Common Sense Solutions
Want to know five dumb things managers do when they manage people? These behaviors are so obviously dumb that you'd think managers would know. Not the case,

What Is Jury Duty, Leave, and Pay?
Interested in what employers provide when an employee is on jury duty? It's usually mandatory, so an employer must allow time and sometimes pay.

Ten More Dumb Things Managers Do
Want to know ten more dumb things that managers do to mess up their relationship with employees? These ten dumb things undermine their relationships.

Tips for Successful Business Networking
Business networking is not just a good thing. It's essential to building a successful career. Find 10 tips and the secret to effective business networking.

Resignation Sample - Resigning to Be a Stay-At-Home Mom
Need a resignation letter sample to use as a guide? In this resignation letter sample, the employee resigns to stay home to take care of her child.

What Is the Importance of Human Resources Management?
Information about the importance of Human Resources management. Because HR touches every department and every employee, it plays a significant role.

Social Security Number - SSN - SS#
Interested in obtaining a social security number? Here's what you need to know and do, as a U.S. citizen, to obtain a social security number. Find out.

The 10 Best Ice Breaker Activities for Any Work Event
Want to try ice breaker activities to jump start your meetings, training classes, and team building sessions? These ten ice breaker activities will help.

Interview Questions for Employers to Ask Applicants
Want to know my best interview questions for employers to ask applicants in a job interview? These are some of my favorite interview questions and why.

10 Tips for More Effective Performance Reviews
Want to make your performance reviews more effective? If you incorporate these best practice tips, you will encourage employee development. Find out how.

Best Ways to Improve Employee Satisfaction & Engagement
Before you can improve employee satisfaction and employee engagement, you need to know what to improve. These survey results tell you what to work on.

Phrases for Performance Reviews and Other Conversations
Here's how hold difficult conversations during performance reviews and stressful meetings, covering topics like job expectations and raises.

Nonverbal Communication in the Workplace
Read this article on how to read and use nonverbal communication to effectively convey your messages at work, from using eye contact, posture, and more.

Rejection Letter Samples: After an Interview
Need sample rejection letters to let candidates know that they won't receive a second interview following the first one? These letters tell them kindly.

What to Do When Employees Resign
Know what to do when employees resign? These steps and tips will help you handle any employee resignation professionally and with dignity and grace.

Human Resources Manager Job Description Sample
Interested in what a Human Resources manager does? This sample job description for an HR manager provides more about of the job's responsibilities. Page 2.

You Can Inspire Great Employee Referrals
You can overcome the shortage of top performing employees when you create a work culture that inspires great employee referrals. Find out what works.

Thank You Letter Samples to Use at Work
Thank you letters samples give you guides for thanking employees, coworkers, managers, and friends for their contributions in the workplace.

Resignation Letter Samples and Templates
These resignation letter samples give you ideas about how to professionally and gracefully resign from your job in a variety of situations.

Sample Rejection Letters for Job Applicants
Want to professionally, thoughtfully, and kindly reject job applicants? Use these sample rejection letters as a guide. Take a look for useful samples.

Does Your Workplace Inspire Motivation?
Want to know more about motivation in the workplace? You can create a work environment that will inspire motivation in employees. Find out more.

Sample Termination Letters for the Workplace
Need sample termination letters for your workplace? These letters provide guidance and an example for a variety of terminations. Take a look at the samples.

The Best Ice Breakers for Meetings & Seminars
Need sample ice breakers for your training seminars and meetings? If you do, these are thoughtful and fun. Use them as is or develop variations.

Sample Cover Letter - Human Resources Generalist Job
Do you need a sample cover letter to guide you when you apply for jobs as a Human Resources generalist? Here's a sample cover letter to use as a model.

Work Dress Codes and Image Collection
Interested in adopting a work dress code? Here's everything you need, including images, to help you decide the business attire needs for your workplace.

Work Dress Codes and Image Collection
Interested in adopting a work dress code? Here's everything you need, including images, to help you decide the business attire needs for your workplace.

Sample Employee Announcements Via Email With Background
Want to announce your new employee? You want co-workers to know she is starting and welcome her. Use these emailed employee announcement samples.

Employers Must Follow WARN Act Requirements in Layoffs
Understand the requirements of the Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act? The WARN Act requires employers to provide notice of layoffs.

Interview Question Answers Demonstrating Cultural Fit
Want to assess if your job candidate will be a good cultural fit for your organization? Use these interview question answers to know what to look for.

How to Gauge an Applicant's Motivation
Motivation ranks high as a desirable characteristic or attribute in the employees you hire. But, how do you spot true motivation during a job interview?

What Is Progressive Discipline?
What is discipline or progressive discipline and what is its value in your workplace? How do you communicate disciplinary action to the employee? Find out.

Want a Quote about Nonverbal Communication?
Looking for an inspirational quote about nonverbal communication? These are some of my favorites for your internal communication, newsletters, and website.

What's in an Employee Payroll File?
The payroll file allows you to limit access to other employee information while allowing access to compensation data for appropriate people. Find out more.

Employee Involvement Is Key in Change Management
Change can succeed. Effective change management helps with success. The role of employee involvement in change management is explored because it's crucial.

How to Develop Powerfully Successful Work Teams
Want to build successful, effective work teams in your organization? Start with these ideas and you will create a powerful, positive teamwork environment.

How to Build a Successful Work Team
Building a successful work team is difficult and challenging. But, you can create a successful work team if you follow these recommendations and tips.

How Much Money Do HR Managers Make?
Want to know how much money a Human Resources manager makes a year? The range is quite broad depending on responsibilities and other factors. See how much.

See a Concealed Weapons Sample Policy for Workplaces
This is a sample, simple concealed weapons policy for workplaces. This concealed weapons policy is not to be construed as legal advice for employers.

What Is Termination for Cause?
Want to understand termination for cause? Here are examples of what an employer may consider being grave misconduct by an employee that will justify firing.

Employee Reprimands Help Employees Improve Performance
Need to understand the circumstances for and how to carry out an employee reprimand? Find out how to issue and use a verbal or written reprimand.

Top Reasons to Fire an Employee
Looking for reasons why an employer might want to fire an employee? Here are my top reasons to terminate the employment of a member of your team.

What You Should Never Tell HR
Are there topics that you shouldn't discuss and information that you don't want to share with your HR staff? Here are some to avoid.

HR Management: Motivating the Downsizing Survivors
Need to know about what organizations should focus on with their remaining employees following layoffs? Survivors need your attention now.

What Should You Do When You Have a Difficult Boss?
Is your boss a difficult boss? I hope not. Difficult bosses are the most destructive factor in undermining an employee's success at work. Here are tips.

Tips on How to Interview Potential Employees
Need job interview tips to help you hire superior employees? These tips will help you conduct powerfully positive interviews with your candidates.

See the Sample Human Resources Job Descriptions
Need a sample HR job description? Or, do you just want to know what the people in HR do? These comprehensive job descriptions answer both questions.

Personal Courage and Conflict Resolution at Work
Many people are afraid of conflict resolution. They feel threatened by it because they may not get what they want if the other party gets what they want.

Celebrate Holidays at Work for Motivation and Teamwork
Celebrating holidays at work is key to promote teamwork and employee engagement and motivation. Here are ideas for your celebrations for each season.

Celebrating Holidays at Work for Motivation & Teamwork
Celebrating holidays at work is key to promote teamwork and employee engagement and motivation. Here are ideas for your celebrations for spring and summer. Page 3.

Celebrate Holidays at Work for Motivation and Teamwork
Celebrating holidays at work is key to promote teamwork and employee engagement and motivation. Here are ideas for your celebrations for fall and winter. Page 2.

Fun Ways to Celebrate Halloween at Work
Want to create an employee-friendly environment at work? Halloween is one of the best holidays to celebrate. See ideas for work celebrations and traditions.

10 Questions Employers Should Never Ask in an Interview
Employers should avoid asking interview questions that are illegal or unhelpful for making hiring decisions. See 10 examples.

Group Mentoring - Strategies for Success
Effective relationships and learning are the mainstays of organizational success. Group mentoring is a tool to connect employees and advancing learning.

How HR Pros Can Tackle Employee Stress Factors
Know the number one stressor employees face? They fear not having enough savings to cover unexpected expenses. See the three ways that employers can help.

Successful Mentors Have These 15 Characteristics
Know the characteristics to seek in employees whom you ask to mentor your new employees? These fifteen characteristics are key in a successful mentor.

Who Gets Comp Time and Who Doesn't?
Interested in knowing about comp time? Certain employers are more likely to allow comp time. Take a look at why many employers are concerned about it.

What Is a Bonus and Why Might an Employer Pay Out?
Want to understand bonus pay? Used effectively, it helps employees feel recognized and rewarded. Find out more about how to compensate employees.

Do Employers Want Video Resumes?
If you haven't received your first video resumes yet, you will shortly. The buzz is growing. Here's what you need to think about before they arrive.

How to Make Numeric Employee Ratings Motivational
Numeric ratings make people angry, make one employee judge another, and create an uncomfortable environment. Here's how to make your system work.

Short Term Disability Insurance Enhances Benefits
Short term disability insurance is a critically important component of a comprehensive employee benefits package. Find out more.

Rocking, Rolling Ice Breaker Questions
Are you looking for a quick, no preparation ice breaker to use in training, meeting, and team building sessions? My questions will break the ice.

Most Popular Topics in Human Resources
Looking for some of the most popular topics on the human resources site? These ten pieces are among the most popular topics about HR. Enjoy reading.

More Tips about How to Impress a Potential Employer
Want to make a potential employer love you? Here are five more tips about how you can seal the deal when you're applying, interviewing, and following through. Page 3.

More Tips about How to Impress a Potential Employer
Want to make a potential employer love you? Here are four more tips about how you can seal the deal when you're applying, interviewing, and following through. Page 2.