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Leadership Advice: To Be an Exceptional Boss, Here Are 11 Things You Must Give Your Employees

To Be an Exceptional Boss, Here Are 11 Things You Must Give Your Employees

Think about a boss you truly respected. Think about a leader you truly admired. Think about a leader you not only loved to work for, but with. What sets that person apart from every other boss? Simple. They gave: generously, selflessly, and without expectation of return.

 

Work/Life Balance News: 10 Habits That Will Dramatically Improve Your Life

10 Habits That Will Dramatically Improve Your Life

In Hans Christian Andersen’s fable The Red Shoes, a young girl longs for a pair of pretty red shoes. She ultimately tricks the blind woman who cares for her into buying her a pair. Her love for the red shoes causes her to give them priority over the more important things in her life, and, as often happens in fables, karma is not on her side.

 

Culture Advice: Six Key Factors That Will Help You Retain Top Talent

Six Key Factors That Will Help You Retain Top Talent

Today’s job market is still very much in favor of candidates, and employers have to work harder than ever to attract and retain their best employees. It’s no longer enough to offer a competitive salary and benefits package – top talent want something bigger, and they have no problem moving on if they don’t find it.

Culture Advice: Microsoft’s CEO Sent an Extraordinary Email to Employees After They Committed an Epic Fail

Microsoft’s CEO Sent an Extraordinary Email to Employees After They Committed an Epic Fail

Just under a year ago, Microsoft launched a Twitter bot by the name of Tay (officially, Tay.ai), in an attempt to advance how artificial intelligence communicates with humans in real time. Things took a vicious turn, though, when hackers and others caused Tay to begin spewing racist and profane comments.

 

Culture Advice: The Talent Landscape Is Changing. Are You?

The Talent Landscape Is Changing. Are You?

The new generation of HR and learning leaders need to be versed in a broad range of talent-related topics. Two things are happening in parallel in today’s workplace that are challenging human resources and learning professionals to reevaluate their approach. First, there aren’t enough highly qualified people to go around these days.

Culture News: Ideation Nation: 5 Ways to Rethink Team Brainstorming

Ideation Nation: 5 Ways to Rethink Team Brainstorming ” CEOWORLD magazine

We have all been there. The outset of a new initiative and without a clue of how to kick off process successfully with the right creative juices flowing while also fostering team cohesion. The standard default is a brainstorming session. Insert eye-roll. Traditional brainstorming can lead to groupthink and conformity.

 

Culture Advice: Gender Diversity On Boards And The Long Road Ahead

This Is The State Of Gender Diversity On Boards Around The World

One particular problem the recent Snap IPO news brought to light yet again is how few women sit on the boards of directors of major public companies. This, in light of the fact that recent findings from MSCI ESG, a global research firm, indicate that companies with strong female representation on boards generated a Return on Equity of 10.1% per year versus 7.4% for those without.

Employer Brand Advice: 5 Things Everyone Should Know About Squeeze Pages For Recruitment Marketing (And Especially Pipeline Building)

5 Things Everyone Should Know About Squeeze Pages for Recruitment Marketing (and Especially Pipeline Building)

If you have not been hanging out in ‘digital marketing land’ for very long, you may not be aware of what ‘a squeeze page” is. A squeeze page is a landing or lead page used to collect information such as email addresses. They are used primarily for “list building.’ List building?

 

Career Advice: 7 Things That Will Destroy Your Career

7 Things That Will Destroy Your Career

There are so many things that can kill the careers of good, hard-working people. Honest mistakes often carry hard-hitting consequences. Most people kill their careers in subtle, decidedly undramatic ways. And it’s a shame because it happens all the time.

Employee Engagement: 4 Secrets to Keeping Your Employees Motivated, According to a Duke Behavioral Economist

4 Secrets to Keeping Your Employees Motivated, According to a Duke Behavioral Economist

Dan Ariely, the famous Duke behavioral economist and author of multiple New York Times Bestsellers, such as “Predictably Irrational,” just released a short, new book on motivation, “Payoff: The Hidden Logic That Shapes Our Motivations.”

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