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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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Reader Submissions: Human Resources Product Submissions
Do you have a story to tell about the new or improved versions of your HR products? My readers are interested in the newest information about Human Resources products that are used in the world of HR, training, management, and organization development. You can submit your HR product to the site.

Discretionary Effort in Action - Examples of Discretionary Effort in Action
Discretionary effort comes from deep inside of you. Discretionary effort is called forth by a work environment that encourages you to want to expend your discretionary effort. Or, you are intrinsically, deeply motivated to expend discretionary effort for your employer, coworkers and customers. Whether the discretionary effort is requested and fostered by a manager or you choose to expend the discretionary efforts all on your own, discretionary effort is the key to business success.

Human Resources, Management, Employment, and Career Blogs - Blogs for People Who Work - Human Resources, Management, Employment, and Career Blogs
Readers have shared their blogs of interest to the readers of this Human Resources site. Readers want to know about HR, management, employment laws and issues, career development, and how to succeed at work. Your blog will increase the resources available on the site for the many readers. Please take the time to let readers know how your blog posts will increase their knowledge about HR, management, employment laws and issues, career development, and how to succeed at work. Share your blog.

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.

Performance Management Is NOT an Annual Appraisal
Need information about performance management? It isn't the same as an annual appraisal. It's a wide ranging system that starts when you hire an employee. You can manage employee performance to create organizational success. Learn more.

Performance Management is NOT an Annual Appraisal!
Need information about performance management? It isn't the same as an annual appraisal. It's a wide ranging system that starts when you hire an employee. You can manage employee performance to create organizational success. Learn more. Page 2.

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.

Dress Code - Dress Code for Customer Interaction and Trade Shows
Even if you work in a casual dress code environment or a business casual work environment, the rules may change when you hit the road for your company with a business mission. Whether you are exhibiting at a trade show, attending a conference or training session, or visiting a customer, the dress code in effect at your office may change for travel and meeting customers. Take a look at this sample dress code for travel and customer interaction.

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.

Readers Share Thoughts about What Annoys HR Managers
Interested in knowing what annoys HR managers? Readers have shared thoughts on how to annoy HR - or better - how to avoid annoying your HR manager. Find out.

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.

Share Your Dinosaur Practices
Interested in identifying Human Resources dinosaur practices, policies, procedures, and activities that ought to be extinct? Readers have nominated their favorites for extinction. Find out more.

Do You Have a Book You'd Recommend for a Work Book Club?
Looking for a great way to develop employees in a low cost, team building way? Book clubs in the workplace accomplish this. Readers recommend potential book club books.

Human Resources Job Search - Tips for a Human Resources Job Search
If you’ve ever conducted a Human Resources job search, you have tips to share with HR job searchers. Readers have shared these tips about finding jobs in Human Resources because finding jobs in HR is challenging; employers hold the Human Resources job searcher to high standards of professionalism. HR job searchers want tips about finding jobs, networking for jobs, using the web for their job search, acing the interview, and more. Find Human Resources job search tips here.

Politics at Work - Why Politics at Work Is Risky
In a workplace that honors diversity, every person’s politics, religious beliefs, sexual activities, and opinions about non-work issues, should, for the most part, stay home. Do you agree or disagree about talking politics at work?

Politics at Work - Why Politics at Work Is Risky
In a workplace that honors diversity, every person’s politics, religious beliefs, sexual activities, and opinions about non-work issues, should, for the most part, stay home. Do you agree or disagree about talking politics at work? Page 2.

Top Ten Reasons Social Media Should Rock Your World - Networking on Social Media Sites
Social media participation is becoming an essential tool in networking with professional contacts, making new contacts, recruiting employees, and keeping in touch with the world. If you’re not participating in the top social media and networking sites, the world is leaving you behind. Why not become involved on the social media Web sites? What's your experience participating on social media sites?

Ideas for Recruiting Employees - Develop Your Employee Recruiting
You can develop relationships with potential candidates long before you need them. These ideas will also help you in recruiting a large pool of candidates when you have a current position available. What works for you in recruiting great employees? Page 2.

: Management and Human Resources Management Books Recommendations or Not - Management and Human Resources Management Books Recommendations or Not>
Management and human resources management books provide information, business success stories, new ways of viewing the world and basic management and human resources how-to tips and advice. If you’ve read management and human resources books for information, you've read some you've liked, you’ve benefitted from their help, and they're worthy of your recommendation for collleagues. Others do not deserve your recommendation. Readers have shared their recommendations for book picks and pans.

: Human Resources Job Search Picks and Pans - Readers Share Their Favorite and Least Favorite Human Resources Job Search Resources>
Websites, job boards, job search tools, and books help people successfully find jobs in Human Resources. If you’ve searched for an HR job, you’ve likely used these in your job search. So, you’ve encountered job search resources that you’ve liked; you’ve benefitted from their help and you’d recommend them to others. You’ve also found job search resources that weren’t worth your time or your money. Readers have shared their favorite and least favorite Human Resources job search resources.

Management and Human Resources Management Books Recommendations or Not - Management and Human Resources Management Books Recommendations or Not
Management and human resources management books provide information, business success stories, new ways of viewing the world and basic management and human resources how-to tips and advice. If you’ve read management and human resources books for information, you've read some you've liked, you’ve benefitted from their help, and they're worthy of your recommendation for collleagues. Others do not deserve your recommendation. Readers have shared their recommendations for book picks and pans.

Human Resources Job Search Picks and Pans - Readers Share Their Favorite and Least Favorite Human Resources Job Search Resources
Websites, job boards, job search tools, and books help people successfully find jobs in Human Resources. If you’ve searched for an HR job, you’ve likely used these in your job search. So, you’ve encountered job search resources that you’ve liked; you’ve benefitted from their help and you’d recommend them to others. You’ve also found job search resources that weren’t worth your time or your money. Readers have shared their favorite and least favorite Human Resources job search resources.

Tips About Staying Relevant at Work at Any Age - Readers Share How They Maintain Relevance and Obtain Respect as an Older, More Experienced Employee
As an older, more experienced employee, you bring notable strengths to any workplace. Yet, sometimes younger employees or employers see your strengths as liabilities – or they fail to see your strengths at all. They don’t comprehend that your experience, life knowledge and longevity add much to workplace success through the diversity that your age and experiences bring to the table. It’s up to us to change their opinion or, at least, make them aware that age and experience deserve respect. How do you maintain your relevance, display your strengths, and obtain respect as an older, more experienced employee in your workplace?

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.

Top Picks: Favorite Human Resources Related Products and Books
Recommendations for favorite human resources related products and books made by your HR Guide. You'll want to use this information to make buying decisions. Save money and time.

Human Resources Books, Publications, Magazines, Journals, Online Magazines, Email Newsletters, Publishers
Human Resources books, book reviews, magazines, publications, recommendations, newsletters, bookstores, journals, publishers, e-zines, online magazines and newsletters, and email newsletters are listed here. You'll also find links to book reviews. Visit this ever-changing resource.

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.

Small Business Related
Small businesses face special challenges as they grow their sales and need people to help them manage their growth and success. These sites focus on information the small business person can use as your human resources related needs and interests grow. Check back often for new and changing resources.

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.

A Good Boss Understands the Work of his Employees - : Readers Share Stories About Their Good Boss
This good boss story talks about the need for the boss to understand the work and working environment of his reporting employees. Find out more about good bosses.

Good Boss Is Remembered as Simple - : Readers Share Stories About Their Good Boss
This good boss profile shares a simple story about an arabian custom upon purchasing a home. Find more good boss profiles here.

Management Tips From a Good Boss Who Had a Good Boss - : Readers Share Stories About Their Good Boss
Management tips learned by an individual who became a good boss as a result of working for a good boss. There is a mangement tip here for anyone who wants to check out this thoughtful response to my question: What Makes a Good Boss - Good?

My Good Boss Principal Is an Inspiration - : Readers Share Stories About Their Good Boss
This person's good boss is a principal of a school where he lives by the golden rule and is an inspiration to the staff, students, and community. See more stories about good bosses.

Bowling for the Holidays - : How Readers Celebrate Holidays and Events in Their Workplaces


Celebrate With an End-of-Year Party - : How Readers Celebrate Holidays and Events in Their Workplaces


Celebrating an Event in the Workplace: The Inauguration - : How Readers Celebrate Holidays and Events in Their Workplaces


Christmas Eve Luncheon Tradition - : How Readers Celebrate Holidays and Events in Their Workplaces


Following an HR Career Path - : Paths to Careers in Human Resources
This individual followed an Find out more about various HR career paths. HR career path and went back to the university to study HR when the program became available.

From Banking to Recruiting: Love at First Sight - : Paths to Careers in Human Resources


From a Human Rights Passion to a Human Resources Career - : Paths to Careers in Human Resources


Human Resources Career From Military Leadership Skills - : Paths to Careers in Human Resources


Took the Training Path in my Human Resources Career - : Paths to Careers in Human Resources


Transition to a Human Resources Career From Aviation - : Paths to Careers in Human Resources


A Good Boss Has Faith in You - : Readers Share Stories About Their Good Boss
This person's good boss has faith in her work, stands by her, is an honest, good man and has inspired her to be a good boss, too.

Former Good Boss Listened - : Readers Share Stories About Their Good Boss
Keys to being recognized as a good boss are listening and using the feedback received. Are you a good boss?

Recomend CareerBuilder.com - Human Resources Job Search Picks and Pans
The CareerBuilder.com webpage is very helpful and easy to use. It mainly takes just one click and bam you are there at a job listing. Recommended. Readers review job search resources that they’ve liked; benefitted from their help and recommend them to others. Readers have shared their favorite and least favorite Human Resources job search resources.

Leadership Voices - Management and Human Resources Book Picks and Pans
Management and human resources management books provide information, business success stories, new ways of viewing the world and basic management and human resources how-to tips and advice. If you’ve read management and human resources books for information, you've read some you've liked, you’ve benefitted from their help, and they're worthy of your recommendation for collleagues. Others do not deserve your recommendation. Readers have shared their recommendations for book picks and pans.

Characteristics and Competencies for HR Leaders
The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) has released research, Leading Now, Leading the Future: What Senior HR Leaders Need to Know, that identifies eight leadership skills essential for senior Human Resources leaders. Learn more.

How Did You Cope With the Loss of Coworkers in Layoffs?
You feel loss. You feel guilt. You're sad, discouraged, and facing an increased workload. You lost good friends and coworkers in your company's recent layoffs. You are happy you survived the layoffs, but you need to cope with the loss of your coworkers. And, you need to rebuild your trust in your company's management and direction. Your managers can help, but there is much that you can do, too, to cope with the loss of coworkers in layoffs. Please share your coworker layoff coping tips with us.

Open Door Policy for Business and Management
An open door policy guarantees that employees can go above their boss to seek assistance from the boss's supervisor. An open door policy provides employee access to any manager or supervisor including the CEO. I highly recommend that all organizations adopt and promote an open door policy that creates no repercussions for employees.

Email Policy Sample
An email policy on the front end makes sense for your business rather than catching employees doing something unprofessional with their email accounts after the fact. Email policy samples are provided for your customization.

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

A New Role for HR: Support Your Company's Brand
HR needs to support the business and emotional importance of your organization's brand if you want a seat at the strategy table. Tie HR to the business.

Customer Service, Customer Service Training, Customer Relationship Management
Effective customer service and customer relationship management, to both your internal and external customers, will cause your Human Resources department to be viewed as a strategic partner to management and staff. Your organization is more likely to use your services when you offer effective customer service and customer service training. Learn more.

Training Trends
Several trends in training and development are changing the training industry forever. Learn the latest training trends including multimedia training and online training.

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. Page 2.

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. Page 3.

An Employer's Perspective on Unemployment Compensation
Know why and when unemployment compensation was created as a safety net for the unemployed? Find out more.

Telephone Use Policy - Manufacturing Facility
Need a telephone use policy for a manufacturing facility or any employment that requires employees to be on the job? Here's a sample policy.

Mentoring and Baby Boomers: 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.

More About Mentoring and Baby Boomers
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 2.

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

Coaching / Consulting
Coaching employees helps employees develop their talents and improve their skills. Employees are developed and educated through methods other than training classes and seminars. Chief among these methods, coaching from a respected boss, peer or mentor, is significant in employee development. Find coaching resources here.

Stress Management, Time Management, Work Stress, Stress Relief, Stress Reduction
Stress management and time management, one of the most important stressors at work, can be learned. Use these links to learn about work stress, stress management, stress relief, stress reduction, the symptoms of stress, and time management to reduce and relieve stress.

Human Resource Software - HR Software for Human Resources Data
Need information about selecting and using Human Resource software? Here's what you need to know about the kinds of Human Resource software and using Human Resource software to manage employee data and the HR department. Find out more about Human Resource software.

Change Management Tips
As the speed of change increases, change management is a fundamental competency needed by Human Resources staff and organization leaders. Here are tips.

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

Zero-base Budgeting
When building a budget from a zero base, every expense must be justified so you start out fresh each year. Find out more about zero base budgeting.

Training Design to Facilitate Adult Learning - Effective Training Design
Want to know how to train adults in new skills, new ideas, and new ways of performing work? These tips and tools about training design for adults will help you design training to facilitate adult interest in the training. The right training design will ensure your ability to help adult learners adopt the new ideas received in the training.

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.

Small Group Communication - Make Your Small Group Communication Effective
Interested in learning more about how to communicate effectively in a small group or team? Your small group communication sets the tone for and enables the overall success of the group. Effective small group communication in your 3 - 15 employee work group is the key to team success. Find out more about small group communication.

Definition of Employee Handbook
What is an employee handbook? It provides guidance to employees about your company's desired ways for employees to act at work. Learn more.

Best Company's Employment, Benefit, Organizational, and Business Practices
Take a look at the best companies as determined by Fortune in their annual
Career Development - Career Development Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Want the best career possible? You can have a great career through effective career development. Career development is important throughout your career. Most people have to work to make a living. Maximize the potential of the time you spend at work through career development. Effective career development allows you to accomplish your work mission and build your career in ways that are important for inner peace, happiness, and success. Here are frequently asked questions about career development.

Human Resources Development
Looking for HR development opportunities on the site? These Human Resources development activities help you maintain and retain your HR knowledge and skills. Find HR development resources.

Create Your Own Path: Career Promotion Tips
Are you interested in learning how you can promote your career so that you are picked for the next promotion or leadership opportunity? Here are tips.

Create Your Own Path: Career Promotion Tips
Tired of watching other workers advance their career as you continue to exceed all expectations without promotion, in your position? Successful workers create their own path to promotion; they don't rely on luck. Self-promotion is key to your career success. Learn more. Page 2.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

General Business, Management, and Supervision Publications
Business, management, and supervision 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 ever-changing resource!

Quality, Continuous Improvement, Kaizen, Employee Suggestion Programs
Interested in more information about quality, continuous improvement, kaizen events and other ways organizations are involving people in business decisions and process improvements? Employee suggestion programs can help with quality and process improvement, when implemented effectively. Learn about the role of quality and continuous improvement in business and management.

Effective Delegation in Leadership and Management - Effective Delegation
Effective delegation involves the delegation of work to reporting staff members in such a way that their skills are enhanced. Effective delegation allows an employee to increase their ability to make decisions and contribute to organization success. Effective delegation is not just giving employees more work to do, although sometimes there is more work to do.

Recession Management - Managing in Tough, Recession Times
Managing your business and managing your employees is increasingly difficult during an economic downturn or recession. Workforce planning becomes critical since employees are usually your biggest cost. There are plans you can make and steps you can take for effective recession management. Find out more about recession management.

Knowledge Management
Knowledge Management is the engine that transforms ideas into business value. Knowledge management is the systematic process for acquiring, creating, synthesizing, sharing and using information, insights and experiences to achieve organizational goals.

Worker and Labor Mobility
Mobility has a variety of meanings when applied to your employees, their opportunities, and capabilities in your workplace. Find out what they are.

What Are Yuppies
Yuppies are young, upwardly mobile, urban professionals. Yuppies are young, successful professionals focused on making money and buying expensive items such as cars, up-to-the- minute cooking and chef toys. Learn more.

Sample Job Description - See the Sample Job Description - Overview
The overview job description tells the organization generally what an employee in that role does at work. The overview sample job description provides a template your organization may want to use to communicate the responsibilities of the job. See overview sample job descriptions.