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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.

Do You Think Multitasking Is Productive?
Think multitasking helps you accomplish more at work? If yes, think again. It does affect your productivity - negatively. Here's how to change this.

Ring in Your Happiest Most Successful New Year
Ready to make this New Year your best year – ever? Whether your challenge is a new job, a better career, achieving your business goals, or transforming your workplace, these ideas will help.

2013 About.com Human Resources Readers' Choice Awards: Winners
Here are the 2013 results of readers' votes for their favorite or most useful Human Resources sites, tools, HRIS systems, and bloggers. See the winners.

2013 About.com Human Resources Readers' Choice Awards
Vote for your favorite or most useful Human Resources sites, tools, HRIS systems, and bloggers starting February 19 - March 19. Take a look at the first annual HR award categories.

Policies, Procedures, Guidelines, Forms: Samples and Examples - W-Z
Find policies, procedures, guidelines and forms - samples and examples beginning with W, X, Y, or Z.

Career Advice - Career Advice and Career Information
What can you do to develop your career to maximize your opportunity for success, happiness, and prosperity? This career advice and career information will help you to develop the career of your dreams. You can take the job you have and make your job the cornerstone of a successful career. Heed this career advice and career information. Use this career advice and career information to enhance your career success.

Indicators of High-potential Leadership
Can you identify employees who have leadership potential? While every employee can be a leader, some exhibit clear, compelling evidence of leadership.

Do Employers Have to Notify Applicants Who Were Not Hired?
Are you legally obligated to notify applicants who were not hired for your posted job? If not, what ethical and humane reasons to do so might exist?

Develop an Employee Handbook
You may want to plan, develop and implement an employee handbook. The handbook provides protection for the employer and guidelines for employees. See more.

Business, Management and Human Resources Dictionary of Terms
Find business, management and human resources terminology - the terms that begin with I in the glossary.

Physically Demanding and Not Supported - : Readers Share Stories About Their Worst Job - Ever
This reader feels that his job is physically demanding and difficult. He says he receives no support from his company or management. Learn more about his worst job - ever.

Wants to Walk Out; Feels He Can't - : Readers Share Stories About Their Worst Job - Ever
This reader wants to walk out of his current job because of disrespectful treatment and more. But, he can't be without income so is looking for a job while working.

Our children's future aren't worth much! - : Readers Share Stories About Their Worst Job - Ever
This reader loved her job but couldn't pay the bills with the $10 an hour that they paid her to care for the children of wealthy parents.

Worst Daycare Job with Uncaring Coworkers - : Readers Share Stories About Their Worst Job - Ever
In her worst job ever, a daycare worker who studied long and hard in school about child positive methods of caring for children hit the real world. Her job exposed her to uncaring owners and workers who treated children poorly. Are you a parent? See what some daycares do.

Worst Job in the World Award Goes to... - : Readers Share Stories About Their Worst Job - Ever
This call center employee describes an office environment that no one should have to work in. I advised her to launch a secret job search.

Boss Was Sexist, Racist, and Lazy - : Readers Share Stories About Their Worst Job - Ever
Recent college grad was subjected to a sexist, racist, lazy boss. Check out the details in her story about her worst job - ever.

Nasty Managers a Surprise - : Readers Share Stories About Their Worst Job - Ever
Employee transferred from a field office where the employee was respected and happy to corporate. Big mistake. Another reader shares about their worst jobs.

Worst company in America to work for! - : Readers Share Stories About Their Worst Job - Ever
This reader worked at a grocery for 10 years with only a $.25 raise, no recognition from execs. Best employees were faceless souls in a crowd of expendables.

Working at a Well Known Pizza Chain - : Readers Share Stories About Their Worst Job - Ever
This pizza worker describes the environment in which he works as a worst job ever. From unethical managers to possible discrimination, he needs to move on.

Human Resources Acronyms - Get to Know HR Abbreviations
Need to know what those pesky Human Resources acronyms mean? Abbreviations used in any field are a challenge. Here are HR acronyms you'll need to know.

Business Ethics, Ethical Choices, Honesty
Human Resources professionals face business ethics choices and their consequences daily. These business ethics sites enhance your understanding of business ethics. Take a look.

How Much Money Does a Human Resources Generalist Make?
Want to know how much money a Human Resource generalist makes in a year? Salary ceases to move up after five-ten years of experience. See how much they make.

Rejection Letter for Employment - Employment Rejection Letter
Once you interview candidates who have applied for employment with your firm, you select your new employee and send a rejection letter to the unsuccessful interviewees. A rejection letter for employment with your firm is the courteous, gracious, act of an employer of choice. Candidates appreciate knowing were they stand in terms of employment; the rejection letter lets them know.

Employee Recognition Letter - How to Write an Employee Recognition or Thank You Letter
Your employees appreciate knowing when you are pleased with their work. A formal, informal, or semi-formal employee recognition letter will make their day. Here are sample employee recognition letters.

Job Applications Best Samples
See sample job application materials including resumes, cover letters, and employer responses. Use these job application materials comparatively to assess the quality of the job applications you receive. You can use these tips to assess and evaluate job applications.

Interviewing Tips and Techniques
Want tips about how to conduct a safe, legal interview that also helps you select the most qualified employee? Interviewing employees is a significant factor in employee selection. It is critical for gauging cultural fit. Learn the best interviewing techniques.

Job Interview Story - Have a Job Interview Story You'd Love to Tell
Everyone who interviews potential employees has a job interview story to tell. Like the man who looked at his watch repeatedly during our interview, and excused himself by saying that he had somewhere important to go following the interview. Yes, you have a job interview story to tell. Share your favorites. Readers share their favorite job interview story. Page 2.

How Much Money Does a Human Resources Manager 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.

How to Reduce the Impact of an Uncertain Economy on Your Career and Life - How to Reduce the Impact of an Uncertain Economy on Your Career and Life
You can reduce the impact of an uncertain economy on your career and life. But, look first at the uncertain economy fueling your need to take action. Consider the current economic uncertainty as it impacts your employment, and the people in your life who are affected by your stable employment and earnings. Find out more about how to reduce the impact of an uncertain economy on your career and life.

Pitfalls to Avoid in Human Resource Recruitment
Pitfalls are everywhere waiting to derail your Human Resource recruitment efforts. Want to avoid them? Use these tips to make sure your recruitment leads to a great new hire.

What to Look for in Applicant Answers to Interview Questions
Looking for tips about what to look for in your prospective employee's answers to interview questions? Here's a growing list of tips about how to assess your candidate's answers.

Take Human Resources Training Classes and Find Success Tips
Looking for training classes and success tips on topics related to Human Resources and the workplace? These email classes are free and packed with information.

Company Layoff Practices Matter - Got the Company Layoff Blues?
Here's hope and help. If you're afraid layoffs loom in your organization, use these resources to prepare. These company layoff resources will help you.

Best Practices in Layoffs for Employers
Best practices in layoffs matter for the laid off employees and your remaining employees. Here are ideas about how to help your employees move forward.

Sample Job Offer Letters for a Variety of Jobs
Need sample job offer letters for prospective employees in various stages of their career and in several different fields? These samples cover the gamut.

Human Resources Management Firsts - Memorable Firsts in Human Resources Management
Anyone who works in human resources management knows that the job comes with great joys and great sorrows. And all along the way, memorable first moments with people occur. Sometimes you feel prepared for the moments; some sneak up and surprise you. But whatever memorable human resources management moment you are experiencing for the first time, these resources will help you. Your interactions with people will never be boring when you practice in any field of human resources management.

5 More Interview Red Flags for Employers
Want to know the types of candidate statements, behaviors, and habits that should give the employer red flags about their prospect's potential as an employee? Watch out for these five.

Job Search Books for Grads - Career Planning and Career Management for the Job Search After Graduation
Thinking about your job search after graduation? These books will help you find your way. Learn about the job market. Translate your most important needs, interests, and goals into a rewarding career. Find techniques for a successful online and offline job search. These are my favorite job search, career planning, and career management books for grads. Gift a favorite graduate with the opportunity to explore their desired future. If you're the graduate, give yourself a job search present.

eBay Secret Santa - A New Twist on the Traditional Secret Santa
Looking for a new twist on the traditional Secret Santa? In the traditional Secret Santa, employees who choose to participate draw the name of a secret pal. Depending on the rules in your company, participants either bring in frequent small gifts or bring in one gift for the secret pal on a designated day. In an eBay Secret Santa twist, your pal's gift must be purchased on eBay.

Why Resume Cover Letters Should Matter to Employers
Resume cover letters matter - or they should - to employers. Here's what you can learn when you review your candidate's letter. Find out more.

What Is a Cover Letter?
Know one of your best chances to assess the talents, skills, and experience of a prospective employee? Learn what to look for in their cover letter.

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.

Smart Casual Business Attire for a Smart Casual Dress Code
Interested in what comprises smart casual business attire for the office? These photos show employees wearing smart casual clothing for work.

Smart Casual Business Attire for a Smart Casual Dress Code
Interested in what comprises smart casual business attire for the office? These photos show employees wearing smart casual clothing for work.

More About Controlling Intermittent FMLA Use and Abuse
Need tips about what an employer can require when employees use intermittent FMLA time off? Find more tips about how to manage intermittent leave.

How Real Women Get Ahead: The Woman's Advantage at Work
Want to get ahead at work? If you're a woman, these three tips will help you overcome perceived disadvantages by taking charge of your advantages. See how.

How Real Women Get Ahead: More about the Woman's Advantage at Work
Want to get ahead at work? If you're a woman, here are three more tips to help you overcome disadvantages by taking charge of your advantages. See how. Page 2.

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.

Needs a Flexible Work Schedule, But the Boss Won't Agree
Reader asks about his bank teller girlfriend who needs a flexible schedule to care for a child. She's denied the hours she wants. What can she do? Find out.

What Affects Your Ability to Manage Change?
Know what factors affect your ability to manage change? Even the most skilled at change management are challenged by these experiences and life events.

6 Tips to Make Training Work - Strategies Before the Training
What you do to support an employee before training is as important as attending the session for training transfer to the job. Here are six strategies.

Stay Interview Sample Questions
Need sample questions for a stay interview? Use these examples or develop your own interview questions to find out why your best employees stay with you.

How to Turn Down Job Applicants - Right
Looking for a positive approach to turning down job applicants at any point in your hiring process? These steps are recommended for employers of choice.

Why Do Employees Quit Their Jobs?
Employees quit their jobs for reasons that employers can control - and other reasons that are life related for employees. Find out what employers control.

6 More Tips for Training Transfer to the Workplace
Need tips about how you can make the information imparted in your training sessions transfer to the workplace? Here are 6 more tips that enhance transfer. Page 2.

6 Reasons Why So Little Gratitude Is Expressed at Work
Interested in why so little gratitude is expressed at work. One study determined it's the least likely environment for thanks. Find out 6 reasons why.

How Asking Good Questions Enhances Communication
Interested in asking questions that will help efficiency, exhibit competence, and build rapport? These six types of questions will aid clarity and understanding.

Want to Know How to Manage Your Manager?
Want tips about how to build a closer, more successful relationship with your manager? Prove yourself trustworthy, dependable, and hard working to start.

Do You Recommend Flexible Hours as Your Work Schedule for Employees?
Are you struggling with determining the best work schedule for your employees? Flexible hours will help you recruit and retain the best employees. Learn more.

Did Employee Violate Company Expense Policy by Traveling With Her Pet?
Did this employee violate her company's travel expense policy by traveling with her pet and charging the cost to her company? See the whole story.

How Can I Transition into HR for a Mid-Career, Mid-Level Job?
Want to transition into HR with years of related experience and a Masters degree? Reader wants a mid-level position not a beginner's job. Here's advice.

Let the Potential Employer Know the Dates When She's in Town and Available for an Interview?
Appropriate that a relocating employee email a potential employer to let them know that she will be in town and available for an interview? Find out.

Seasonal Employment - Deal with Fluctuating Customer Demand
What's a seasonal employee? They work only part of the year, but are covered by the same laws as regular employees. See more about seasonal employment.

How to Reduce Employer Liability at Holiday Parties
Holiday parties and events are great for employee morale. But, liability comes with the holiday party, especially when employers serve alcohol. Find out more.

10 Simple Secrets of Great Communicators
Have a coworker who demonstrates great communication skills at work? Want to share ten of their secrets? They will help you become a powerful communicator.

Why Teleworking May Not Work for All Organizations - All of the Time
The trend is more employees working remotely. Marissa Mayer bucked the trend - she called Yahoos back to the office. Here's why it may be right for them.

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.

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.

Ask Susan - Human Resources, Management and Work Related Questions and Answers
Have questions related to Human Resources, management, or work in general? You can ask your question and receive an answer here. Or, maybe it's been answered.

Businesses Have Options in Dealing with the Affordable Care Act
While the Affordable Care Act may have positive results, it creates problems for small businesses. See what employers can do to prepare with penalties postponed until 2015.

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.

What Can a Director Do about Boss's Inappropriate Behavior?
What do you do when your boss acts inappropriately and also tries to turn a public sector governmental organization into the corporate world? Find out.

Honor the Social Media Privacy of Job Searchers
Think asking for prospective employees' social media passwords is a good idea for background checking? I don't. Employees deserve privacy in their nonwork lives.

What Is Change Management?
Change is a constant in today's workplace. Your skill as an employee or manager will be assessed by how well you handle change management. Learn how.

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.

7 Tips for Compassionate Layoffs
These 7 tips will help you accomplish necessary employee layoffs with compassion and empathy for the employees you lay off and the employees who remain.

How to Interpret Unemployment Information
Want to understand the monthly unemployment report that is issued by the US Department of Labor? Here's how you can interpret the unemployment data.

How to Reestablish Your Dress Code Policy
Did your business casual dress code fail? Successful policies need widespread support from managers. Here's what to do if your dress code is ignored.

How Employees Respond to Change after Layoffs
Following layoffs, your remaining employees will need to deal with changes to their team and work environment. Explore more about managing change after layoffs.

Why You Need to Consider Working Remotely as an Option for Employees
Consider employees working remotely as the talent war for scarce skills escalates. It's also an option rather than losing valuable employees. Here's why.

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.

Are Employee Handbooks Required by Law?
A reader asks whether employee handbooks are required by law. Probably not, but some rules, policies, and practices are, so why not put them in a handbook?

How to Recruit and Hire the Best: Successful Recruiting and Hiring
Looking for solid, proven best practices and up-to-the-minute ideas in recruitment, interviewing, selection, and hiring? If so, you've found the right class.

Stress Less: 15 Tips for the Employer to Reduce Employee Holiday Stress
Looking for ways to reduce employee holiday stress and keep productivity and morale high? Here are 15 actions you can take to help employees reduce stress.

Mentoring Is a Strategic Business Imperative
Baby boomers play a key role in mentoring the next generations of employees. Utilize baby boomers to mentor because of the wealth of knowledge older workers have acquired. Younger workers will benefit immensely from mentoring. Mentoring will jump start careers and help the next generation of workers succeed more quickly. Learn more. Page 3.

HR as Product: Be the Human Resources Brand of Choice
Are you interested in rethinking the role of the Human Resources practitioner? Here are tips for the HR department's image, reputation, and brand.

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. Find out how.

Explore the New Science of Complexity
The science of complexity helps you better understand how organizations actually work. This will help you enable your organization to change - quickly.

Appreciating Diversity During the Holidays: Diversity’s About More Than Just a Simple Happy Holidays Greeting Card
Have you ever thought about the diverse holiday traditions of the many people world-wide? Diversity means more than sending a holiday card. Find out.

Make Learning Matter: Become a Learning Organization
Organizations with the best chance to succeed and thrive in the future are learning organizations. Find tips for how you can turn your organization into a learning organization here.

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.

Introduction to the Management, Human Resources, and Business Dictionary
Need definitions for common Human Resources, management, and business terms? This is my introduction to a comprehensive HR glossary and dictionary.

Holiday Stress Hotspots: Manage Stress with Knowledge
Know the main four holiday stress producing hotspots? If you can take care of these causes of holidy stress, you'll create a great holiday. Learn how.

Trust, Trustworthiness, and Integrity Quotations
Need a quote about trust? These quotes about trust and trustworthiness will help you create newsletters and give you thoughtful snippets to ponder.

Top 10 Resolutions for Your Possible New Year
Looking for recommended New Year's resolutions for people who work? Here are ten New Year's resolutions for people who work for businesses and organizations.

China: A Wakeup Call for United States Competitiveness and Productivity
No matter what kind of business you are in, whether you're a multi-national corporation, or a

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

Your Lifetime Income Potential: How to Make More Money
Do you think that work is not about the money? I'd disagree. Work is not about money only when you make enough. Here's how to maximize income potential. Page 2.

Web-based Human Resources Management System Solution - Spring Cleaning Your HR Department With a Web-based Human Resource Management System
The HR department is the information center for the most important assets of any organization – the employees. Maintaining a well-organized HR department is imperative for cultivating a successful and satisfied workplace. Selecting an innovative Web-based Human Resource Management System (HRMS) and dividing the process into five easy-to-handle steps, the transformation is extremely manageable. In order to complete this project, I have put together the following list - the most important steps. Page 2.

Web-based Human Resources Management System Solution - Spring Cleaning Your HR Department With a Web-based Human Resource Management System
The HR department is the information center for the most important assets of any organization – the employees. Maintaining a well-organized HR department is imperative for cultivating a successful and satisfied workplace. Selecting an innovative Web-based Human Resource Management System (HRMS) and dividing the process into five easy-to-handle steps, the transformation is extremely manageable. In order to complete this project, I have put together the following list - the most important steps.

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

Cons of Electronic Surveillance of Employees in the Workplace
Do you monitor your employees' Internet usage? Pros and cons exist. But, the cons outweigh the pros of electronic surveillance. Find out more about the cons. Page 2.

How to Handle an Employee Resignation
The reasons are endless for an employee resignation. But, each resignation causes the employer to have questions about how to handle it. Here are answers.

What Does a Job Analysis or Occupational Specialists and Managers Do?
Learn about the job description of a Job Analysis or Occupational Specialists and Managers.

What Does a Benefits Manager Do?
Are you interested in working with compensation and benefits in a large organization? Learn about the job description of a Benefits Manager.

What Does an Employee Assistance Plan (EAP) Manager Do?
Learn about the job description of an Employee Assistance Plan Manager.

What Does an International Human Resources Manager Do?
What do Human Resources staff do? Here you can learn about the job description of an International Human Resources Manager.

What Does a Dispute Resolution Specialist, a Conciliator, an Arbitrator, and a Mediator Do?
Learn about the job description of the Dispute Resolution Specialist, the Mediator, the Conciliator, and the Arbitrator.

What Is an Employee?
Interested in understanding what an employee is? Find out all about what constitutes an organization's relationship with the people it employs.

What Is the IRS Mileage Reimbursement?
Many companies use the IRS mileage reimbursement rate to reimburse employee travel on business. It's accepted and many taxpayers use it. Learn more.

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.

Employee Reward and Recognition Cards
Employee recognition starts with a card or gift. My reader suggests the process that her organization uses to help employees feel appreciated. Find out.

How to Do Space Planning in Your Office
Need tips about space planning in your office? You can gain management input for space needs and create a workplace that effectively houses employees.

3 Social Recruiting Trends
Want to know why social recruiting is the new norm for employers? The best talent and the latest information about prospects in in social media. You should be, too.

Your Value Add Is What Matters to Your Company
Do you understand the value that you add to your company's success? It's that something that makes you valuable at work. It's critical for success. Find out more.

Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM)
What is the Society for Human Resource Management? It's an organization for HR practitioners. Here's how it works and how it can help you.

How to Schedule and Pay Seasonal and Temporary Employees
Interested in how to schedule and pay seasonal or temporary employees? These are the rules about hours, overtime, and the effect of the ACA for employers.

Open Office
Need to understand what an open office is? It has positive and negative impacts on employees. Learn more about open offices and their affect on people.

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.

Training Transfer Case Study - How to Make Training Deliver On-the-Job Application and Skills
What you do to support employees before, during, and after attending training is as important as attending the session for training transfer. See more.

6 More Tips for Training Transfer
Need tips about how you can make the information imparted in your training sessions transfer to the workplace? Here are 6 more tips to enhance transfer.

Why So Many Links in the HR Site Newsletter?
A reader wants to know why there are so many links in the Human Resources site newsletter. Here is the site editor's response.

How to Control Intermittent FMLA Use and Abuse?
Struggling with employee use of intermittent FMLA leave? It's tough for employers; you also need the job done. Find tips on managing intermittent leave.

Does This Reader Have Grounds for a Hostile Work Environment Lawsuit?
A reader wonders if he has grounds for a hostile work environment lawsuit. He has a nasty, disrespectful manager and the general manager and owner won't intervene.

Did the HR Manager Create a Hostile Work Environment for This Employee?
A reader wonders if his unprofessional HR manager, who berated him in front of coworkers, has created a hostile work environment for him? What can he do?

How to Manage a Negative Employee
You can manage a negative employee - and you can help the employee turn the negativity around. Here's how to help the employee move past the negativity.

Are You the Negative Employee?
Do you find yourself playing the role of negative employee - even once in awhile? Here's how you can change your negative vibes and perception.

9 More Tips for Training Transfer - Strategies After Training
Want training to improve performance? If so, you must tie training to the actual workplace. These 9 strategies show you how to transfer training.

Best Tool to Use for Recruiting Employees
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Best Site to Find HR Jobs
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Best Site for HR Legal Information
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Best Site to Find Potential Employees
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Best Social Media Site for Recruiting Employees
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Best HR Talent Management Software
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Favorite Human Resources Blog
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Favorite Social Media Professional Networking Site
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Why Schedule a Second Interview?
Should you schedule prospective employees for a second interview? Compelling reasons exist for spending more time with them before making a job offer. Here's why.

The Employee Benefits Game Plan: A Four-Quarter Effort to Educate and Communicate Value
Want your employees to understand their benefits? Education during open enrollment isn't enough. You need to work on their understanding - all year long.

Inclement Weather or Emergency Business Closing
Know what must be covered for employees when your business has to close for inclement weather or another emergency? Don't make decisions on the fly after disaster strikes.

What Is an Entry Level Job
Employers need employees who are right out of school or who have minimum qualifications and experience to hire for an entry level job. Learn more.

Steps to Create a Career Development Plan
Interested in helping employees create career development plans? Studies show that employers who demonstrate interest in their employees' career development, are more likely to engage, motivate, and retain their employees. Find out more.

Brilliant Leaders Convert Creativity into Innovation
Want tips about the management of innovation and creativity that result in profits? Innovation results from creativity, but it takes a particular culture and leadership to turn creativity into saleable innovations. Find out more.

Work Book Club Success Stories
Are you interested in how a work book club might have a positive impact in your workplace? Pinnacle Financial Partners and TrueBridge Resources share their success with work book clubs. Find out more.

Hone Your Labor Relations Skills
Looking for ideas about how HR professionals can play at the top of their game when addressing labor relations issues? Linda Irby gives you four skills you need.

Who Should Sign an Offer Letter to a Job Candidate?
An HR assistant asks who should sign a job offer? It often depends on the size of the company and whether the workplace is represented by a union. Learn more.

Should an HR Manager or Director Review All Job Offer Letters?
An HR assistant asks whether job offer letters should be reviewed by an HR manager or director before they go to a prospective employee? Find out.

Ban the Feedback Sandwich
Do you use the feedback sandwich when you give employees feedback? It’s certainly commonly recommended and used. But, the feedback sandwich may not be an effective way to provide feedback. Find out why.

What Is a Meeting Notetaker
The notetaker plays a special role in helping meeting participants successfully accomplish their purpose and goals. The documentation of activity and decisions is critical. Find out more.

Why Do In-House Training? 6 Reasons Why Inside Training Rocks
Interested in doing in-house training in your organization? There are six serious advantages to providing training for employees in-house. See what they are.

What Is a Demotion?
Need to understand what an employee demotion is? It can be used compulsorily by an employer or sought voluntarily by an employee. Find out what this entails.

What Are Travel Expenses?
Want to understand travel expenses and how they are paid for employees who experience legitimate business travel expenditures? Find out more.

What Is Expense Reimbursement?
Want to understand expense reimbursement and how it works to pay employees back for business expenditures? Find out more.

Sales Quota
Want to know what a sales quota is? Employers use them to provide an incentive for sales staff to keep selling more products or services. But, sales quotas have positives and negatives that you need to know. Find out.

What Are Payroll Deductions
What do you need to know about payroll deductions? They come in two flavors, voluntary and involuntary and some are required legally. Find out more about payroll deductions.

What Is Per Diem?
Want to understand per diem rates and how they are set by employers? It's an employee-friendly way to pay business travel expenses. Find out more.

5 Pitfalls Employers Encounter When Hiring Foreign Employees
Interested in hiring foreign employees? U.S. employers experience challenges from employment laws in different countries. Here are five common pitfalls.

Working With Generation Y
Want to know more about working with and managing Generation Y employees? Gen Y employees can bring much to your workplace, if they have developed the right skills, but they also bring several weaknesses that require a particular style of management. Find out more.

Help a New Employee Start a New Job
Have a new employee starting in your company? Employers can do a lot to help the new employee feel welcomed and needed. Employee retention starts with how you treat a new employee. Find out more.

What Is Team Building?
Want to know more about team building? It helps a group of people work together more effectively for the common good in pursuit of a common goal. Find out more.

Understand the Myths to Retain Millennials
You've hired millennial employees. Now how can you keep your millennials around? Remember, things aren't always what they seem with millennials. Page 2.

5 More Myths About Managing Millennials
Management myths about managing millennials - unless busted - will undermine your ability to harness their most significant contributions. Learn more.

Letter of Rejection
Are you looking for a standard letter of rejection to send to applicants who don't qualify for a phone screen or an interview? This sample letter of rejection will guide you as you notify applicants that they are not selected.

More Sample Management Job Interview Questions
Need more sample interview questions to assess the management skills of your potential employees? You need to select the candidate who can become a contributing, successful manager in your organization.

What Is a Stay Interview?
A stay interview makes much more sense than an exit interview. They help you identify what will retain your current, valued employees. Find out how to conduct.

7 Best Practices for Employment Background Checks
Do you do background checks? They're essential when you hire an employee, but there are legal and discrimination issues to avoid. Find out how.

Tough Questions About Implementing Your Dress Code
Interested in the answers to common questions encountered by employers when they implement a dress code? These frequently asked questions are answered. Take a look.

Want to Make Telework – Work?
When you consider letting employees telework, you need to answer a number of questions, make decisions, and formally adopt a policy. Here are the questions and decisions employers face.

How Can Managers Improve Performance Appraisals
Not everyone has the opportunity to impact the overall performance appraisal system within which they must work. But, every manager has the opportunity to take the system they’ve been dealt and turn the performance appraisal process into a positive, rewarding, beneficial process for both themselves and the employees who report to them. Managers can improve performance appraisals. They can end up with the required document but they can improve performance appraisals and make them useful.

Books and Product Recommendations
Recommendations for favorite products and books made by your HR Guide. You'll want to use this information to make buying decisions. Save money and time.

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Workplace Issues (LGBT)
These resources focus on the workplace issues of gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender employees. The workplace can provide an accepting and supportive environment for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender employees. Non-discriminatory employment practices are essential. Discrimination by employers based on an employee's sexual orientation is becoming increasing illegal in states and nations.

Policies, Procedures, Guidelines, Forms: Samples and Examples - B
Find policies, procedures, guidelines and forms - samples and examples beginning with B.

Policies, Procedures, Guidelines, Forms: Samples and Examples - C
Find policies, procedures, guidelines and forms - samples and examples beginning with C.

Safety: Workplace Safety and Employee Safety
Most employees have the expectation that their workplace will offer a safe environment in which to do work. Some workplaces are safer than others just as some occupations offer more safety than others. Workplace safety ranks high on the list of goals for most workplaces. Employers care about employee safety. Lean more about how to create workplace safety and employee safety.

Job Search Boards and Sites: Find a Job; Post a Job
These job listing sites help job seekers find work and employers find talent. Post an opening; apply for a job. I've located the best on the Web for the HR professional.

Policies, Procedures, Guidelines, Forms: Samples and Examples - F-G
Find policies, procedures, guidelines and forms - samples and examples beginning with F-G.

Interview Question Answers - What to Look for in a Candidate's Interview Question Answers
Find out what to look for in a candidate's interview question answers. You learn a lot about your candidate in his or her answers to your favorite interview questions. You've worked hard to develop great interview questions. Now take interviewing to the next level. Interpret and make employee selection decisions based on your candidate's interview question answers.

Award Letters - Award Letters Heighten Employee Recognition
Award letters heighten an employee's pleasure and feelings of recognition. Given with an award or to announce an award, an award letter makes an employee feel special. Generally sent by a supervisor or a manager, an award letter can also come from an employee recognition committee or team. No matter the source, award letters are a form of powerful recognition that an organization can provide for employees. See sample award letters.

Recommendation Letters - Sample Letters of Recommendation
Employers can write a recommendation letter for employees who contributed to your company's success. Write a recommendation letter only for employees whom you would recommend to another employer. Otherwise, leave responses to potential new employers up to your Human Resources department. A recommendation letter is also known as a reference letter, although reference letters encompass a wider variety of situations such as character references, employment references, and personal references.

Games, Pastimes, Diversions, Activities, Exercises, Puzzles
Have a little bit of time you'd like to spend exercising your brain muscles, enjoying a game, or whiling away hours in thoughtful or senseless activity? Take a look at the games, diversions, pastimes, and puzzles these sites offer. For break, lunch or the weekend, keep stress in control.

Human Resources Related Professional Associations and Organizations
These Human Resources professional associations and Human Resource organization Websites are often rich with Human Resource management, training, and employee related information. Many Human Resources sites require membership in the Human Resource association to access the most comprehensive information.

Directory to the Human Resources Management Site
Start here to learn about all of the information, opinion pieces, articles, links, samples, examples, free email classes and tools on the Human Resources management site.

Training Publications, Magazines, Newsletters, Bookstores, Publishers
Training related magazines, publications, newsletters, bookstores, publishers, catalogs of information, e-zines, online magazines and newsletters, and email newsletters are listed here. You'll also find links to book reviews. Visit this comprehensive resource.

Humor, Inspiration, Self Help, People Understanding
Looking for humor for your newsletter? Humor, inspiration, self help, people understanding, fun things, games to play, toys, and other opportunities to take a break from your work are featured. You'll love having these at your fingertips, and want to share them with your coworkers. Enjoy!

Training Needs Assessment
Training needs assessment can be as simple as asking an employee what they'd like to be able to do better to as complex as developing an individualized training plan for every employee. Learn how to select appropriate training needs assessment approaches and tools. Traning needs assessment is a tool that helps you create a superior workforce.

Employee Surveys
Employee satisfaction surveys help employers measure and understand their employees' attitude, opinions, motivation, and satisfaction. Other employee surveys measure training needs, job satisfaction, communication, empowerment, and more. Use employee surveys to discover what your employees think.

High Performance Employees - Finding, Motivating, Retaining, and Valuing High Performance Employees
Top performers and high performance employees go above and beyond every day at work. How do you find high performance employees, motivate high performance employees, and retain high performance employees. What kind of work environment fosters high performance employees? Find out what you need to know to have an organization full of high performers.

360 Degree or Multirater Feedback Process
360 degree, or multirater, feedback is important as part of a performance management system. It provides employees with performance feedback from supervisors, co-workers, peers, customers, and reporting staff. The performance feedback is usually part of a developmental plan.

Performance Goal Setting and Performance Measurement
People like to know how they are performing. You can develop an effective performance goal setting and performance measurement system that gives them this information. Find out how to establish performance goal setting and performance measurement systems in your organization.

Compensation Strategies and Structure - How to Structure Compensation to Achieve Organization Strategies
How employers structure compensation is critical to attract, engage, and retain key employees. You need to determine your compensation strategy that will achieve your employee goals. The right compensation strategy with the appropriate compensation structure will help you attract and retain critical employees. Reward and recognize your employees with an appropriate, market-driven, compensation structure. These resources will help.

E-learning - Online Training and Development - Web-based Training
The site offers the best of the Web for e-learning solutions in employee training, development, performance improvement, and education. E-learning brings you resources in online education, email training, Web Based Training (WBT), online learning, teleclass training, chat room training, and more.

Executive Search - Job Hunting for Executive Managers
Executive search and recruiting are a unique field in the consulting profession. These sites will help you identify resources on the Web for working with both clients and job seekers.

Succession Planning: Career Planning and Development
Succession planning enables your organization to identify talented employees and provide education to develop them for future higher level and broader responsibilities. Succession planning helps you

Human Resources Conferences, Events, Training, Trainers
Conferences, events, seminars, trainers and training sessions of interest to Human Resources professionals and line management.

Training, Development, and Education for Employees: Evaluation and Assessment
How effective is your training? Do your trainees learn from your sessions? What forms do you use for evaluation? Find this and more about training evaluation, training assessment, and training feedback.

Orientation and Training of New Employees
New employee orientation effectively integrates the new employee into your organization and assists with retention, motivation, job satisfaction, and quickly enabling each individual to become contributing members of the work team. Create new employee orientation success with these resources.

Retirement Resources - 401(k) Plans, SEP IRAs, Roths, Retirement Planning, Estate Planning
Interested in your retirement planning and savings options? Look here for information about 401(k) plans, retirement calculators, pensions, social security, cash balance retirement plans, SEP IRAs, Roths, annuities, government resources, estate planning, investments and more related to retirement.

Training Discussion Lists, Training Newsletters, Training Associations, Training Locators
Training discussion lists, training newsletters, training professional associations, training and seminar schedules and locators, and other training resources are provided.

Executive Compensation and Benefits - Executive Compensation Trends and Perks
Executive staff compensation: salary, benefits, and perks, needs special attention in recruiting and hiring executives. Executive staff are further along in their careers and they have a standard of expected benefits and compensation beyond the norm - and rightly so. You expect more from them. Find out more about executive compensation and benefits.

The Role of Salary and Benefits in Recruiting, Retaining, and Motivating Employees
The salary and employee benefits your organization provides serve a major role in recruiting, retaining, and motivating staff. While salary and benefits are not the

Salary Surveys: Take a Look at These Salary Surveys to Price Jobs
How much is a job worth in comparison to other jobs? See these salary surveys to compare salaries for various jobs. These salary surveys should give you a good idea about an appropriate salary for a job.

Variable Compensation - Profit Sharing, Bonuses, Stock Options in Variable Compensation
Modern organizations are making variable compensation a significant percentage of employee compensation in the form of profit sharing, bonuses, and stock options. This ensures that employees prosper when the company prospers. The higher the position level within the organization, the more likely the employee will receive significant portions of his or her salary in variable compensation.

Teams and Team Building Top Picks
Find recommended reading to help you create effective work teams, successful team work, and team building ideas and activities.

Leader's Voice - : Blogs of Interest to the Human Resources Audience
The Leader's Voice blog focuses on the interconnection of the human voice to leadership. Tips, suggestions, and information about leadership and the voice.

Hostile Worker Needs to Be Arrested - : Readers Describe the Behavior and Actions of Their Coworker From Hell
This employee was punched by another employee. When his employer did nothing, he filed an assault charge with the sheriff. The employer fired him. See the story.

She makes a great company difficult to work for... - : Readers Describe the Behavior and Actions of Their Coworker From Hell
Hateful, terrible coworker constantly ruins what to this employee is the greatest job ever. Management intervention is needed - again.

Don't put up with any crap from anyone... - : Readers Describe the Behavior and Actions of Their Coworker From Hell
Filed an official complaint about a nasty coworker, but she waited too long and the coworker had drawn her into displaying poor behavior. Find out about a coworker from hell.

Two-faced Bad Boss - : Readers Describe the Behavior and Actions of Their Coworker From Hell
This reader's boss treats her one way and his non-reporting coworkers another way. She loves her job despite the boss. Looking for advice.

Hostile Work Environment and the Owner Does Nothing - : Readers Describe the Behavior and Actions of Their Coworker From Hell
This reader is screamed at and cussed at daily by his bad boss. He has taken the problem to his general manager and to the owner with no results.

Frustrated with New Boss - : Readers Describe the Behavior and Actions of Their Coworker From Hell
A new boss who has different standards than the former boss is making this custodian's life miserable. Find out more.

Enough Already - : Readers Describe the Behavior and Actions of Their Coworker From Hell
Can't imagine working right next to an obnoxious coworker who shirks her job and avoids responsibilities and ignores customers. This reader does.

A Total Nightmare: Supervisor from Hell - : Readers Describe the Behavior and Actions of Their Coworker From Hell
Readers have shared stories about their coworkers from hell. This reader's friend and coworker was out to get her when made supervisor. Find out more.

Need Help with Evil Coworker - : Readers Describe the Behavior and Actions of Their Coworker From Hell
With no apparent support from her supervisor, this employee who just returned to work following heart surgery, is being treated terribly by a low performing coworker.

Coworker Abuses Leave and Work Time - : Readers Describe the Behavior and Actions of Their Coworker From Hell
Every workplace has an employee who milks the system. Whether this coworker is legitimately sick or not, her intermittent FMLA time use is a problem.

Coworker from Hell Got Supervisor Fired - : Readers Describe the Behavior and Actions of Their Coworker From Hell
This supervisor shares how a reporting staff member, her coworker from hell, got her fired. It also shows poor director management. Take a look.

Coworker Won't Mind His Own Business - : Readers Describe the Behavior and Actions of Their Coworker From Hell
This woman has a coworker, a person to whom she does not report who is constantly calling her boss to tattle on how

Live-in Workplace from Hell - : Readers Describe the Behavior and Actions of Their Coworker From Hell
This person has a live-in workplace that sounds like a nightmare of communication failure. Can these coworkers from hell - change?

If they don't love your Company, let them go - : Readers Describe the Behavior and Actions of Their Coworker From Hell
If your coworker is miserable and hates your company, the compassionate approach is to let them go. They can then find a job they love.

Protected by Managers - : Readers Describe the Behavior and Actions of Their Coworker From Hell
This coworker is protected by management but to the employees who report to him, he is the coworker from hell. Learn more.

Dysfunctional Team Environment - : Readers Describe the Behavior and Actions of Their Coworker From Hell
In my team, no one manages and I am perceived as dysfunctional because I work and am productive. Find out more about this workplace.

Coworker Is an Incompetent Nag - : Readers Describe the Behavior and Actions of Their Coworker From Hell
In a medical facility, a young coworker must follow her older counterpart around cleaning up her mistakes. Learn more.

Workplace Weekly News Publications - : Blogs of Interest to the Human Resources Audience
Readers have shared their blogs of interest to the readers of this Human Resources site. This blog focuses on news in HR.

Boss Likes Coworker, So... - : Readers Describe the Behavior and Actions of Their Coworker From Hell
In this workplace, it sounds as if everything this coworker does qualifies her as a coworker from hell. Find out more.

Woman From Hell - Help This Man Cope - : Readers Describe the Behavior and Actions of Their Coworker From Hell
controlling evil, vicious, back stabbing know-it-all boss from hell

Narcissistic Coworker - : Readers Describe the Behavior and Actions of Their Coworker From Hell
Every workplace has a coworker or two who exhibit all of the symptoms of a coworker from hell. In this workplace, a woman finally set boundaries to discourage her coworker's bad behavior. Find out more.

Had to Involve the EEOC - : Readers Describe the Behavior and Actions of Their Coworker From Hell
Woman had a boss from hell and finally had to involve the EEOC when the employer fired her. Find out what happened.

The Practice of Positive Leadership - : Blogs of Interest to the Human Resources Audience
Readers have shared their blogs of interest to the readers of this Human Resources site. This blog, written Stefani Yorges, Ph.D., focuses on positive strengths-based leadership.

Bringing Out The Best In Companies, Their Employees, and Their Children - : Blogs of Interest to the Human Resources Audience
Readers have shared their blogs of interest to the readers of this Human Resources site. This blog focsus on bringing out the best in companies, employees, and families.

Passive Aggressive Supervisor - : Readers Describe the Behavior and Actions of Their Coworker From Hell
This coworker from hell, who is absolutely nuts, and passive aggressive in the extreme, is my supervisor, so says a reader who contributed these comments to the HR site.

How to confront the CONSTANT negative co-worker? - : Readers Describe the Behavior and Actions of Their Coworker From Hell
Have you got a negative person in your workplace? They're difficult to deal with and can drive their coworkers to distraction. Read about a negative coworker.

Do not tolerate work place bullying - : Readers Describe the Behavior and Actions of Their Coworker From Hell
When you find yourself in a workplace where bullying and nastiness from bosses prevails, and HR doesn't help, fight back and get help. This reader did.

Inappropriate Isn't the Word - : Readers Describe the Behavior and Actions of Their Coworker From Hell
Readers have shared stories about their coworkers from hell. It is never okay to say about an inappropriately behaving coworker, that's just how she is.

Good Boss: Manager at Community Living South Huron - : Readers Share Stories About Their Good Boss
Need a recipe for how to be a good boss? This employee describes her good boss's behaviors in detail. Her good boss provides a work environment in which employees succeed because they are informed, excited, learning, and willing to invest their discretionary energy.

upstartHR.com - : Blogs of Interest to the Human Resources Audience
Ben Eubanks' upstartHR blog is a forward thinking, sparkling resource for readers of this HR site. Get your HR groovy back. Recommended.

Keep your cool and stand your ground - : Readers Describe the Behavior and Actions of Their Coworker From Hell
This coworker from hell is a master at passing off work to his part-time colleague. She has not very many options and has been giving her power away. Every workplace has a coworker or two who exhibit all of the symptoms of a coworker from hell. She needs to stand her ground - always.

"Not Me" Manager - : Readers Describe the Behavior and Actions of Their Coworker From Hell
Not a purposefully bad coworker, but seems overwhelmed with her job and responsibilities. As a manager, she takes no responsibility and her superiors let the situation continue. Find out more about this coworker from hell.

Evil Is Real - : Readers Describe the Behavior and Actions of Their Coworker From Hell
Manipulative office mate does nothing, lies about coworkers, abuses the frail and vulnerable, is uncontrolled by bosses, and more. I am leaving but anyone else should learn to recognize this coworker from hell sooner than I did.

Two Is a Crowd and Your Shift is Done: Leave - : Readers Describe the Behavior and Actions of Their Coworker From Hell
This employee works with an individual who couldn't be more negative and she can't keep away from her. She complains about everyone and everything, but she is a good worker who is willing to cover shifts for absent employees. Find out more about this coworker from hell.

Coworker Doesn't Work - : Readers Describe the Behavior and Actions of Their Coworker From Hell
Temper tantrums are just the start of the problems with this reader's miserable 350 lb, 26 year old coworker. Readers have shared stories about their coworkers from hell.

Dealing with a Bully Liar - : Readers Describe the Behavior and Actions of Their Coworker From Hell
This woman's coworker is a sneaky, conniving person who, for some reason, gets away with bully behavior with her coworkers while the company builds a paper trail. Hear more of her story about the coworker from hell.

Bully Boss in a New Department - : Readers Describe the Behavior and Actions of Their Coworker From Hell
Worker has been employed by the Common of Virginia for 34 years successfully. Transferred to another department three years ago, the boss is a bully who makes all the employees look bad and more. Readers have shared stories about their coworkers from hell.

People Discovery Blog - : Blogs of Interest to the Human Resources Audience
In her blog, Christina Lattimer provides tips and tools for leaders, managers and HR professionals on every day and exceptional people management and engagement topics. This reader shared her blog of interest to the readers of this HR site.

Onetest HR & Psychometric Testing Blog - : Blogs of Interest to the Human Resources Audience
The Onetest Blog addresses issues of interest in psychometric testing and Human Resources. Readers have shared their blogs of interest to the readers of this Human Resources site.

Human Resource Info4all - : Blogs of Interest to the Human Resources Audience
Find articles on Human Resources, amendments in labor laws, corporate social responsibility, employee welfare, competency mapping, and more. Readers have shared their blogs of interest to the readers of this Human Resources site.

Cornerstone HR Advantage LLC - : Blogs of Interest to the Human Resources Audience
Cornerstone offers HR services and information in California. Readers have shared their blogs of interest to the readers of this Human Resources site.

LebHR - The Lebanese Human Resources Community - : Blogs of Interest to the Human Resources Audience
LebHR delivers useful and innovative information for those who seek more knowledge in human resources best practices. They believe that they are the first HR community of this type in Lebanon. Find out more.

Hard Work, Persistence, and Belief - : Paths to Careers in Human Resources
Want to hear a positive HR story? This reader worked hard, earned a Bachelors and Masters while working, passed her certification test and has haapily worked in HR for 14 years. People take many paths on their way to careers in Human Resources. Hers is a great example.

Go HR for Startups Blog - : Blogs of Interest to the Human Resources Audience
Go HR for Startups Blog by Joyce Akiko helps entrepreneurs begin to hire employees. Written by an entrepreneur, for entrepreneurs, you'll want to check out her blog.

Human Resources FAQ - : Blogs of Interest to the Human Resources Audience
Readers have shared their blogs of interest to the readers of this Human Resources site. Georgiana Mihalache of Human Resources FAQ shares her blog with HR readers.

Model the Actions You'd Like to See From Employees - : Readers Share Examples of Discretionary Effort in Action
In the hotel business, going above and beyond, or discretionary effort/energy, is practically a need as far as my experience goes, says a reader. Discretionary effort comes from deep inside of you. Discretionary effort is called forth by a work environment that encourages it. This manager is creating such an environment for employees. Find out more about discretionary energy.

My Very Patient Boss - : Readers Share Stories About Their Good Boss
Dear Readers, I would like to share my experience with my Boss. I am blessed to have this lady as a boss. She is not only my boss at work but also she is a teacher and life couch. My good boss provides an environment in which employees succeed because she is informed, excited, learning, and willing to invest discretionary energy. My good boss makes me feel good about work.

Team Building for Fools - : Readers Share Their Worst and Least Favorite Workplace Events of the Decade
One of the worst trends of the previous decade: some of the

Employee Users Group Provides Effective Training - : Low and No Cost, Creative, Successful Employee Training Ideas
A Users Group, formed internally, provides low cost, creative, successful employee training, development, and team building opportunities for this company. The Users Group is doing a better job training employees than expensive software training the reader originally purchased.

Advocate for Those Who Have No Voice in the Workplace - : Paths to Careers in Human Resources
People take many paths on their way to careers in Human Resources. Everyone has a story about how they planned for or transitioned into careers in Human Resources. Won’t you take a few minutes and share your path to a career in Human Resources? Careers in Human Resources are popular reading on this Human Resources site.

How to Share Knowledge - : Low and No Cost, Creative, Successful Employee Training Ideas
Readers share ideas about what they do to provide low and no cost, creative, successful employee training, development, and team building opportunities during tough economic times. These low cost, creative, successful methods for providing employee training and team building are a welcome addition to employee training and development offerings during normal business operating times, too.

Employees Who Atttend the Training, Train Others - : Low and No Cost, Creative, Successful Employee Training Ideas
Readers share ideas about what they do to provide low and no cost, creative, successful employee training, development, and team building opportunities during tough economic times. These low cost, creative, successful methods for providing employee training and team building are a welcome addition to employee training and development offerings during normal business operating times, too. Share yours.

On-the-Job Apprenticeship - : Low and No Cost, Creative, Successful Employee Training Ideas
Readers share ideas about what they do to provide low and no cost, creative, successful employee training, development, and team building opportunities during tough economic times. These low cost, creative, successful methods for providing employee training and team building are a welcome addition to employee training and development offerings during normal business operating times, too.

Use Staff to Provide Employee Training - : Low and No Cost, Creative, Successful Employee Training Ideas
Readers share ideas about what they do to provide low and no cost, creative, successful employee training, development, and team building opportunities during tough economic times. These low cost, creative, successful methods for providing employee training and team building are a welcome addition to employee training and development offerings during normal business operating times, too.

Not Sure I See the Downside? - : Readers Share Their Best and Favorite Workplace Events of the Decade
Great events in the workplace and for Human Resources, managers, and employees happened from 2000-2009, the first decade of the century. When you look back at this decade, what will you remember as the best happenings, events, and innovations: your favorite happenings, events, and innovations of the decade for you and your workplace?

The Family Friendly Workplace Arrives - : Readers Share Their Best and Favorite Workplace Events of the Decade
A family friendly workplace provides work-life balance options for parents. In a family friendly workplace, you are likely to see paternity leave, flexible hours, telecommuting options, breast pumping privacy areas, and company activities for employees that focus on family fun. A family friendly workplace attracts the best amployees and retains them.

Not So Optional Employee Events - : Readers Share Their Worst and Least Favorite Workplace Events of the Decade
New boss set up the expectation that employee events were optional - until an employee missed an employee event. A talking to by the boss clarified that the employees events were, in fact, not optional. These employee events negatively impacted employee morale.

Recruiting Employees Online - Key Innovation - : Readers Share Their Best and Favorite Workplace Events of the Decade
Recruiting employees online is a key, positive workplace innovation of the past decade. Recruiting employees online helps employers develop a significant talent pool for open jobs.

Work in HRM for People and Increased Capabilities - : Paths to Careers in Human Resources
Reader wants a career in HR management to work with people in a human-oriented organization and to develop increasing capabilities in HRM.

Celebrate Annual Company Day as a Work Tradition - : How Readers Celebrate Holidays and Events in Their Workplaces
Company celebrates the annual day of the company, the Divali Festival, and employee birthdays - all nice work traditions.

A Good Boss Deals With Staff as People First - : Readers Share Stories About Their Good Boss
This good boss deals with her staff as people first and adapts her style to what the employee needs. Find more examples of good bosses.

A Good Boss Makes Others Feel Valued - : Readers Share Stories About Their Good Boss
This good boss values and appreciates employees. He listens and helps coworkers become better people and better employees. See an example of a good boss.

A Good Boss Motivates - : Readers Share Stories About Their Good Boss
This good boss turned around a frustrated office staff and has a magical ability to get people to go beyond what the job requires. See more about this good boss who motivates employees.

A Good Boss Stays Out of the Way - : Readers Share Stories About Their Good Boss
This example of a good boss is a man who treats professionals like professionals. He believes his job is to stay out of their way and let them do their jobs.