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Managing Editor: Tess C. Taylor, HR Pro, Author & Coach


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Flexible Holiday Hours Makes For Happier Employees

One of the toughest tasks that every company faces during holiday season is putting together a schedule that makes everyone happy, whilst also ensuring that enough employees are available each day. Flexible holiday hours are often the most effective way... Continue Reading →

How to Manage a Team of Diverse (or Conflicting) Personalities

It can be a really difficult task to manage people especially when the people in question are a group of diverse and conflicting personalities. It doesn’t have to be so difficult particularly towards achieving a set goal. Below are a... Continue Reading →

What Does Employee Engagement Look Like for Your Company?

Even though it might look like your employees are arriving to the workplace smiling and happily completing their work, things don’t always look like they may seem on the outside. Your "best" employees could actually be your worst nightmare. For... Continue Reading →

8 Genius Ways Your Company Can Boost Employee Engagement

Ask most human resource professionals what’s on their minds (outside of what’s for lunch?) and they are usually concerned with how well the company is doing with employee engagement. Why is this factor so important nowadays? First off, employee engagement... Continue Reading →

Embrace the Data: How Analytical Thinking Separates You from the HR Pack

How many of us got into Human Resources because someone told us we’re a “people person?” Chances are that you have heard this many times. Of course... You’re fair. Cautious. An outstanding communicator and negotiator. You believe in ethics, and... Continue Reading →

What Employees REALLY Want from their Employer

This should be common sense, but there are certain things employees want from their employer most the time that can elude even the best of HR teams. And it doesn’t matter which industry we speak of or how long the... Continue Reading →

HR True Story: Walking the Line and Remaining Strong in Your Values

Today, I'd like to share some very intimate and candid insight into what it’s really like to be a human resource professional. For years, I have dedicated a big part of my life to educating and inspiring those who have... Continue Reading →

Human Resources News – Americans are Wasting Vacation Days

Vacation days are hard-earned and shouldn't be treated lightly. So why are so many US workers missing out on their vacation days and not taking what is theirs by law?  Lack of Employer Support Leads to Less Vacation Use Unlike... Continue Reading →

Advantages and Disadvantages of Team-building as a Way to Create Employee Engagement

Managers often refer to employee engagement and team-building as essential elements in retaining high-calibre workers. The advantages and disadvantages of team-building are clear: without a team-building premise, employees may feel adrift and lack necessary supervision; the disadvantages of team-building can... Continue Reading →

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