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    Does Leadership Coaching Work?

    Does Leadership Coaching Work?
    Tell me about leadership coaching." A simple request and a post is inspired. Leadership coaching is one of the best professional decisions I made for myself. I started working with a leadership coach while a member of an executive team strategically preparing for company growth. I continued the coaching relationship after changing employers and focused on my leadership. For me, coaching ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rate This
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    What's Cool About HR

    What's Cool About HR
    Cool HR readers, this one's for you! I asked a question, "What's so cool about HR?" and you answered. On the Twitter front,@adowling says making offers to qualified job candidate & letting frustrated employees vent is cool and @beneubanks says it's finding, developing, motivating, rewarding, & retaining talent- this ain't your daddy's personnel department! There is tons of coolness in the ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated: +3
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    Does HR Have to Keep it Confidential?

    Does HR Have to Keep it Confidential?
    A reader writes: I had a conversation with the HR Director about something happening in my department. She went to my boss with the issue, citing me as the source. This was not an official complaint by me, as we were not in her office but in the lunchroom. However, I considered conversations with HR professionals to be in confidence. Was ...
    Published almost 7 years ago | Rated: +4
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    Selection vs. Development Assessments

    Selection vs. Development Assessments
    This post is written for the everyday manager, HR manager, coach, or consultant that doesn’t have the time or interest to learn about validation, reliability, confirmatory factor analysis, correlation coefficients, and adverse impact. However, you’re using assessments, and you know just enough to be dangerous. Oh yeah, that pretty much describes me. Maybe you too. I’ve written about assessments for leadership ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated: +2
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    Middle Managers Spread Thin as Organizational Structure Flattens

    If leaders feel stretched today, it's only going to get worse in the future, indicates new research by the Institute for Corporate Productivity (i4cp). Finding structural efficiencies by expanding spans of control has become a necessity in the current economic climate. However, the i4cp study shows that flattening organizational structure doesn't necessarily result in a competitive advantage. While there are advantages, ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated: +2
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    The Transparency Test

    The Transparency Test
    A little while back, I talked about how transparency seems to have faded from our conversations both on and off social media. One of the reasons for this could be that we don't really know what to look for in terms of transparency. It got me thinking. How do we know if an organization is operating in a transparent manner? So ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated: +2
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    I Can't Do Salary Surveys Anymore

    I Can't Do Salary Surveys Anymore
    I love spreadsheets. Is it the ISTJ in me that loves the boxes, the formulas, and the grids? Does anything compare to the excitement of figuring out how to round down in Excel instead of rounding up? I enjoy compensation. I could spend hours, reviewing salary surveys; analyzing data; determining benchmark rates; and working with others to develop and articulate a ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rate This
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    What is the Future of HR?

    What is the Future of HR?
    Many years ago I was quoted in the infamous Fast Company article "Why We Hate HR." Even though the article is 5 years old, I continue to see a chorus of authors and HR naysayers who essentially say the same thing: HR is not strategic. Despite the negativity, all of these articles make note of the fact that organizations today are ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated: +3
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    Top 10 Tips for Financial Aid

    Top 10 Tips for Financial Aid
    *Tip 1:* Prioritize your efforts, starting with the federal government. Then turn to the private sector for additional assistance. Visit www.finaid.org to learn about all your funding opportunities. *Tip 2:* Learn all you can about the college financial aid process. Be sure to meet your aid administrator and establish a relationship. Tip 3: Submit a FAFSA, even if you don't think ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated: +2
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    Projected Human Resources Earnings Guide

    Projected Human Resources Earnings Guide
    You've heard that your base salary is largely determined by your education level - but did you ever wonder exactly how much education matters? If you've got enough smarts, it shouldn't matter whether or not you have formal training - right? Wrong. At least, it might not be so simple. As job scarcity continues to drive more competition to each open ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated: +4
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    Sign Up for HRPeople's Weekly Newsletter

    Sign Up for HRPeople's Weekly Newsletter
    Would you like to hear from us? Every week, HRPeople sends out a recap of the best and most popular content from our site. Sign up for our newsletter today. To receive the newsletter: 1) In your profile, there are tabs at the top to set your site preferences. Here, you can go into your Account Settings. 2) Scroll down to ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated: +5
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    An Important Message from the Editor of HRPeople

    An Important Message from the Editor of HRPeople
    In today's uncertain economic times, you - like many others - are probably focusing on saving more and spending less. You may be anxious about your job security, salary and employment opportunities. Over the years, I've found the best way to combat stress is to put together a plan and stick to it. Here at HRPeople we are 100% focused on ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated: +5
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    Advance Your Education: HRPeople Degree Center

    Advance Your Education: HRPeople Degree Center
    It can be difficult to find factual and well-written information about the different educational paths which lead to careers in human resources. What degree is right for the job you want? Which degrees generate real opportunities for job seekers, and which fail to make the cut? HRPeople has created a comparative degree guide to help you choose your path. We'll assist ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated: +5
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    How to Go to Business School for Free

    How to Go to Business School for Free
    Many business school applicants figure their essay writing is done when they learn they've gotten into one of the top business schools. Devin Griffin took the opposite tack when he received his Wharton acceptance letter, sitting down at his computer and writing yet another essay for the admissions committee. His thoughts on leadership would, he hoped, give him a shot at ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated: +3
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    Use HRPeople to Improve Your Job Search

    Use HRPeople to Improve Your Job Search
    HRPeople's job search capabilities offer a lot more value to those searching for HR jobs than might be noticed at a first glance. We can help you find exactly the jobs you are looking for - this article will help you get the most out of your search for HR jobs. Seven Secrets: Power Job Searching Awaits We can help you ...
    Published almost 9 years ago | Rated: +1
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    Temp in HR

    Temp in HR
    You've been trying to break into HR for a while now, so a friend suggests you contact a temporary placement agency about an opportunity in an HR department. At first, this sounds like a great idea, but now you're having second thoughts. Will this move help or hurt your career? Before you decide, consider the advantages and disadvantages of temporary work ...
    Published almost 9 years ago | Rated: +7
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    Seven First-Time Resume Concerns

    Seven First-Time Resume Concerns
    When you're a college student or recent grad and trying to write a resume, especially your first one, you'll face questions you typically won't find addressed in the current blizzard of resume books. That doesn't mean your questions aren't valid; it simply means the resume experts often overlook them, because they generally target mid-career audiences. As The MonsterTRAK Career Coach, I've ...
    Published almost 9 years ago | Rated: +2
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    Hanging on to Health Insurance

    Hanging on to Health Insurance
    i4cp member Fidelity Investments, a leading provider of employer benefits, announced this week that a survey it conducted in June found that most U.S. employers (84%) "…expect to revisit their health care benefit strategy this year, following the passage of health care reform legislation." That's not surprising in light of the persistent annual double-digit increases in health care costs and the ...
    Published almost 7 years ago | Rated: +1
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    Follow Up for the Win

    Follow Up for the Win
    Your follow-up letter could be what sets you apart from other candidates. If you're neck and neck with another candidate, the way you follow up could put you over the top -- or it could sink you. h4. To Send or Not to Send -- Does It Make a Difference? Catherine was looking for a business analyst to fill a position ...
    Published almost 9 years ago | Rate This
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    Is HR Right for You?

    Is HR Right for You?
    Considering HR? Your timing is great. Human resources is transforming itself. Once widely viewed as mere tacticians, paper pushers, or in-office enforcers, today’s HR professionals are increasingly seen as integral to their companies’ business success. This growing strategic role means HR now has a place at the table where real business decisions are made, and that offers unprecedented opportunities for those ...
    Published almost 9 years ago | Rated: +2

Poll: How do you feel about crying at work?

Poll: How do you feel about crying at work?