HR/Benefits JESSICA STILLMAN

Microsoft Hired 50,000 People During the Pandemic. Here's the No. 1 Lesson CEO Satya Nadella Learned About Remote Onboarding

Integrating new members into a remote team? Microsoft's CEO says one factor matters most for successful remote onboarding.

HR/Benefits MINDA ZETLIN

Need to Fire Someone? Here's the Most Important Thing You Must Get Right

There's one thing the employee is sure to remember about your conversation.

HR/Benefits ALISON DAVIS

Make This Change to Dramatically Improve Employee Communication

You don't need fancy technology. Or a complicated program. Just do this.

HR/Benefits ERIK SHERMAN

You Might Be Boring Your Employees and Killing Your Business

Engaged and interested people do better work. Why make it harder for them?

HR/Benefits KELLY MAIN

Amazon's New Employee Benefit Is Oddly Genius. It's a Master Class in How to Keep Entry-Level Staff Happy

It's not about increasing salary or offering gimmicky perks.

HR/Benefits SUZANNE LUCAS

Why You Secretly Love Dress Codes

Spaghetti straps and bare feet? Is that what you want in your office and on your airplane?

HR/Benefits MINDA ZETLIN

TikTok Star Goes Viral Asking Strangers About Their Salaries. (Here's Why That's a Good Thing)

Hannah Williams' Salary Transparent Street has more than 15 million likes.

HR/Benefits SUZANNE LUCAS

Shopify Does Something No Business Should Ever Do: Fire via Email

Layoffs are part of business, but that doesn't mean you can treat them casually.

HR/Benefits SUZANNE LUCAS

The Truth Behind 'No One Wants to Work Anymore'

Is it just that Gen Z is lazy? Well, great-great grandpa said that in 1894 too, so it's probably not a new phenomenon.

HR/Benefits JESSICA STILLMAN

A VC Firm Created More Than 50 Free Guides to All Aspects of Startup HR

It's Christmas in July for founders looking for free expert advice on hiring and managing talent.

HR/Benefits SUZANNE LUCAS

Why You Should Let Your Employees Take Three-Week Vacations

American vacation culture is terrible and people are burning out.

HR/Benefits MARCEL SCHWANTES

3 Strategies for Supporting Family Caregivers at Work

More than 6 million people who were not working in March 2022 said it was because they were caring for someone else.

HR/Benefits ENTREPRENEURS' ORGANIZATION

3 Mistakes That Could Cost You Your Top Talent

As the hiring crisis drags on, it's time to consider what business owners might be doing wrong – and make it right.

HR/Benefits SUZANNE LUCAS

The Candidate Walked Out: Why You Need Salary Ranges Upfront

Candidates are bolder now and you better be prepared.

HR/Benefits SUZANNE LUCAS

Why DoorDash Asks for Sexual Orientation on Applications

You can't report on what you don't know.

HR/Benefits MANDY GILBERT

5 Non-Financial Employee Perks That Make a Difference

Can't afford to give your all-star employees raises and bonuses? Here's why benefits directed at company culture can have an impact on morale and retention.

HR/Benefits ROXANNE PETRAEUS

How to Protect Your Company From Layoff Misconduct

In times of stress, employees feel pressured to bend the rules. Here's how to protect them--and your business.

HR/Benefits SUZANNE LUCAS

Elon Musk's 40 Hours in Office Requirement Is Brilliant

Will he lose some employees? Of course. Is the right thing? Yes.

HR/Benefits SUZANNE LUCAS

The NLRB Attacks Activision's Social Media Policy

Activision has had a lot of negative press, but this seems to go too far.

HR/Benefits CAREY SMITH

Why Stock Options Aren't Actually Beneficial to Employees (and What to Offer Instead)

Startups get enamored of stock options and neglect their risks for employees. There's a better choice.

HR/Benefits SUZANNE LUCAS

No Degree, No Job? Why You Need to End This Requirement

This ridiculous rule reduces your applicant pool and deprives your business of great employees.

HR/Benefits JASON ATEN

In 1 Sentence, Microsoft's CEO Just Explained How to Attract and Keep Top Talent. It's the Best I've Seen Yet

Microsoft is giving employees the ultimate form of appreciation--a bigger paycheck.

HR/Benefits MARCEL SCHWANTES

79 Percent of Employees Want Greater Pay Transparency, New Research Shows

A new study reveals pay transparency is a point of differentiation for job seekers and younger generations.

HR/Benefits SUZANNE LUCAS

If Your Employees Are Working In the Office, You Should Be There, Too

You're most likely not supporting or leading your in-person team as effectively from home.

HR/Benefits SUZANNE LUCAS

A Company Yanked a Job Offer Because of ADHD Meds. The EEOC Sued

Prescription medication needs a pass--almost always.

HR/Benefits DONNEBRA MCCLENDON

Want Engaged Employees? Invest in their Financial Wellness

More than half of employees say they'd be attracted to a company that cares about financial wellness versus their current employer, research shows.

HR/Benefits REBECCA DECZYNSKI

Should Mother's Day Be a Company Holiday? According to Kendra Scott, Absolutely

For the first time, this year, the eponymous jewelry brand is giving its employees paid time off the day after Mother's Day. Its founder is urging other companies to follow suit.

HR/Benefits SUZANNE LUCAS

We Only Hire Gen Z! Oops, Sorry, It Was a Joke

Tommy Flaim tried to be funny by saying he only hired young adults, but now claims it was just a joke.

HR/Benefits SHARNÉ MCDONALD

Why Authentic Conversations Are Important at Work

Because an open atmosphere encourages and inspires trust, it is a critical enabler of productivity and growth.

HR/Benefits MELISSA ANGELL

Workplace Distractions Abound as Employees Return to the Office. Don't Break the 'Headphone Rule'

It doesn't hurt to remind employees of in-office etiquette.

HR/Benefits MARCEL SCHWANTES

3 in 5 Employees Would Consider Quitting Because of This Reason, Research Says

It may be one of the silent culprits behind The Great Resignation.

HR/Benefits MELISSA ANGELL

The Latest Benefit Companies Hope Will Attract Top Talent? Civic Engagement Days

This benefit goes beyond giving workers time off to vote.

HR/Benefits PHILLIP KANE

The Emerging Importance of Financial Wellness

Understanding a key factor in the Great Resignation.

HR/Benefits HOWARD TULLMAN

Let the Newbies Know the Truth

Too many youngsters are entering the workforce with delusions of their own grandeur. It is vitally important that they're checked into reality before you hire them.

HR/Benefits ALISON GREEN

My Employee Bothers Her Coworker With Constant Questions

And three other tricky workplace dilemmas.

HR/Benefits SUZANNE LUCAS

Applebees Exec: High Gas Prices Mean We Can Pay Lower Wages

When your employees struggle financially, you probably shouldn't celebrate it.

HR/Benefits MARCEL SCHWANTES

5 Things Leaders Should Do to Grow Their Business and Crush the Great Resignation

These concepts are critical to helping enterprises grow and profit.

HR/Benefits SUZANNE LUCAS

Discrimination in Hiring Is Always Bad. But It Might Not Always Be Illegal

Hey you, y'all, yinz, you guys, you can you refuse to hire someone for their accent. But it's a slippery slope.

HR/Benefits ALISON GREEN

When An Employee Is Too Sick To Call In Sick

And three other tricky workplace dilemmas.

HR/Benefits MARCEL SCHWANTES

70 Percent of Employees Are Saying 'No Thanks' to a Promotion. Here's What They Want Instead

Workers have redefined what success means in the remote and hybrid work era.

HR/Benefits KEITH FERRAZZI

Don't Be Resigned to Employee Turnover and Do These 5 Things Instead

The "where" of work becomes less important if you are actively building team cohesion.

HR/Benefits SUZANNE LUCAS

72 Percent of Workers Regret Resigning--and It's Not Their Fault

Leaving your old job for your new dream job can be a nightmare because employers lie.

HR/Benefits JESSICA STILLMAN

How to Make Feedback 37 Percent More Effective, According to a Stanford Study: Add These 19 Words

The "sh*t sandwich" approach to negative feedback doesn’t work. This does.

HR/Benefits ALISON GREEN

I Get Angry When Employees Make Mistakes

Reacting to mistakes harshly is a mistake in itself.

HR/Benefits BILL MURPHY JR.

New Research Just Revealed the Big Change Most People Make When They Quit Their Jobs in 2022

The reasons why they quit are clear. What they decide to do next, wasn't.

HR/Benefits PHILLIP KANE

What the Latest Data Tells Us About the Great Resignation

People are looking for leaders who provide meaningful work.

HR/Benefits CARRIE MCKEEGAN

Smart Ways to Attract Remote Employees During the Great Resignation

Remote work isn't the perk it used to be. Here's how to stand out and attract top talent.

HR/Benefits MELISSA ANGELL

Smart Businesses Are Paying Attention to Antiwork Forums

Workers have been ranting on Reddit about how poorly their jobs treat them. Rather than dismiss them as complainers, some employers and managers are trying to figure out how to improve job satisfaction.

HR/Benefits KELLY MAIN

5 Under-the-Radar Signs Your Staff Is Getting Ready to Resign

How to read the writing on the wall when it's surprisingly counterintuitive.

HR/Benefits ALISON GREEN

My Employee Takes Out Her Stress On Colleagues

My conversations with her haven't helped. What's next?

HR/Benefits ALISON GREEN

My Team Took Offense To My Social Media Post

And three other tricky workplace dilemmas.

HR/Benefits MINDA ZETLIN

Here's the Problem With Hybrid Work, According to Real-Estate Startup Zillow

'Hybrid represents an old-school way of thinking,' says Zillow VP Meghan Reibstein.

HR/Benefits GEOFFREY JAMES

How to Criticize, and not Alienate, an Employee

Criticism can be necessary, but you need to do it right.

HR/Benefits JESSICA STILLMAN

Could the Solution to The Great Resignation Be as Simple as Gratitude? A New Study Suggests Yes

Beyond fair pay and a healthy culture, the magic ingredient for keeping your people could be a simple thank you.

HR/Benefits JOEL COMM

3 Retention Strategies to Implement During the Great Resignation

It's up to employees to respond to the shift in power with empathy. Here are some of the best ways to retain employees in the new business climate.

HR/Benefits REBECCA DECZYNSKI

Better Pay Is Great for Retention. But What if Quarterly (or Even Annual) Salary Reviews Are a Nonstarter?

The labor crunch has prompted some businesses to make biannual or even quarterly pay reviews, while others are leaning on more on bonuses to keep employees from looking elsewhere.

HR/Benefits MELISSA ANGELL

How to Boost Connections Among Remote Staffers

From checking in regularly and setting up a buddy system, you can help solidify employee connections.

HR/Benefits SUZANNE LUCAS

A Court Says United Airline's Unpaid Leave Policy for Religious Objectors Does 'Irreparable Harm'

The airline didn't fire its unvaccinated workers with religious objections; it put them on unpaid leave. The Fifth Circuit says that may not fly.

HR/Benefits GURMAN HUNDAL

Why Employee-Driven Companies Will Succeed in Today's Work Environment

The businesses that will win are the ones that consistently over-deliver for their people.

HR/Benefits MELISSA ANGELL

What Follows the Great Resignation? New Job Anxiety.

Settling into a new role during a pandemic can be tough. But there are ways to smooth the onboarding process.

HR/Benefits SHARNÉ MCDONALD

The Unique Challenges Faced by Small Remote Teams

Five loyalty-building approaches that could help you keep your employees engaged for many years to come.

HR/Benefits ENTREPRENEURS' ORGANIZATION

5 Tips For Startups To Attract Talent During The Great Resignation

Startups can't compete with big corporate salaries, but you can think outside the box to craft compelling offers in a tight labor market.

HR/Benefits MELISSA ANGELL

Free Cars, College, and a Chance to Meet Celebs: 9 Unusual Great Resignation-Era Employee Perks

You might consider getting (even more) creative with your employee retention strategies. Here are some ideas.

HR/Benefits SUZANNE LUCAS

5 Office Romances That Went Horribly Awry

There are over seven billion people in the world. You can date all of them but the people at work.

HR/Benefits JEFF STEEN

Apple Was Facing Intense Pushback From Employees. Its Response Is an Example for Every Business

The time for FT benefits only is over. As the Cupertino tech leader demonstrates, PT sick leave and mental health leave are a must.

HR/Benefits MARCEL SCHWANTES

Why Are People Quitting Their Jobs? It May Come Down To 1 Thing They're Not Getting From Employers

The business world has largely ignored the benefits that come from this rare practice.


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