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    Do Your Job Postings Suck?

    Do Your Job Postings Suck?
    Someone recently sent me this link to a job posting as an example of a company that finally got a job ad right. What's awesome about this ad is that you can actually read it and understand what the job is all about. There's no incomprehensible jargon, no sentences that sound like they were lifted out of a poorly-written internal processes ...
    Published almost 7 years ago | Rated: +1
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    What is HR's Role in Employee Termination?

    What is HR's Role in Employee Termination?
    When it comes to terminating employees, HR can help shape the process, guide the conversation and minimize potential damage to both company and employee. But it can't assume the responsibility nor make the task pleasant for anyone involved. Still, "HR should always be a significant part of any termination in any company," says Amy Schrameck, regional director of human resources for ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated: +10
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    Family and Medical Leave Request Form

    This Family and Medical Leave Request form documents an employee’s request for time off for family or medical leave purposes. Employees are entitled to up to 12 weeks of unpaid, job-protected leave for certain medical or family needs. Eligibility is based on time worked, work schedule, and other factors. Advance notice is required. The employer reserves the right to deny/postpone leave ...
    Published over 9 years ago | Rated: -1
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    Global Human Resources

    Global Human Resources
    With business and the economy becoming globally focused, many companies are sending their employees overseas. This global workforce has created new career opportunities for job seekers interested in the human resources field. What does a global human resources professional do? A little bit of everything. Individuals being sent abroad by their companies have many questions and need a variety of services ...
    Published over 9 years ago | Rated: +4
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    Proper Processes Yield Good Outcomes

    Proper Processes Yield Good Outcomes
    If you have an effective process in place, follow it. Processes exist for a reason. Many times it's to demonstrate that proper care and attention is being taken in reaching an end result. So when an organization creates a process, it's important to respect it and allow the process to happen. Otherwise, why have the process at all? Of course, if ...
    Published almost 7 years ago | Rated: +1
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    Job Analysis Form

    This Job Analysis Information Sheet form is used to define a job within your company. It documents the purpose of the job, whom the supervisor will be, the job duties, the education level required for the position, the experience required, location of the job, environmental conditions, health and safety conditions, as well as the machines, tools, and work aids that the ...
    Published over 9 years ago | Rate This
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    Defusing the 5 Trickiest Workplace Situations

    Defusing the 5 Trickiest Workplace Situations
    The workplace can be a political minefield. While you may all work as a team, you're all most concerned with your own job,right? How your bosses see you can determine a raise, a promotion — or even if you keep your job. Navigating office politics is not an easy task, but avoiding potentially negative situations should be your first priority. If ...
    Published almost 7 years ago | Rated: +1
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    Job Posting Form

    This Job Posting form is used to announce and post an open employment position within an establishment. It states the position, date of opening, grade/level, type of position (new/replacement), description of the work, educational experience required, and the salary. Job Posting Form Position Open (title):___________________________________________ Date: _______________ Grade/Level: _________________________________________________ Reason for Opening (check one):    New position      Replacement If new position, ...
    Published over 9 years ago | Rate This
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    Employee Relations

    Employee Relations
    In this article, I'm going to look at three areas of discussion on the subject of employee relations: • What Employee Relations means • How Employee Relations works • What is needed to be successful What Employee Relations is: Employee Relations is, of course, the relationship between employers and employees. Here in the UK, this is known as Employer/employee Engagement. Perhaps ...
    Published almost 9 years ago | Rated: +2
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    The Greening of Executive Pay

    The Greening of Executive Pay
    There's a new metric in town when it comes to determining executive pay - at some companies at least. Now, in addition to earnings per share and stock prices, some executives are earning incentive pay based on a series of sustainability measures. The trend is a bit more common in Europe than it is in the U.S., with the Dutch leading ...
    Published about 7 years ago | Rated: +1
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    Why You Need Distributed Leadership

    Why You Need Distributed Leadership
    Here’s a guest post I wrote a few weeks ago for Right Management’s Talent@Work blog: In a recent article in The Washington Post, Deborah Ancona, a professor of management at MIT’s Sloan School of Management, wrote about a concept called “distributed leadership”. She used the term to respond to a reader’s question: “How can a senior leader encourage junior leaders to ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated: +1
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    Hustle, Not Talent

    Hustle, Not Talent
    I believe in hustle. Hustle to me is a state of mind. It is a combination of working hard and working quickly. You make mistakes quicker, you make adjustments quicker and you have success quicker. Not only that but once you find success, you sustain that success through continuing the cycle. Hustle doesn’t take a college degree or pedigree. You don’t ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated: +2
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    Enforcing Company Policies

    Enforcing Company Policies
    A reader writes: I recently started managing a department of approximately 15-20 people. I have found that there are a lot of rules and procedures in place but most are not being enforced. Obviously I've started to have all of these rules enforced or adjusted so what we are telling people to do matches what our written policies state. The problem ...
    Published about 7 years ago | Rate This
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    Performance Appraisal Form

    This sample Performance Appraisal form is a confidential, handwritten report based on a meaningful two-way discussion with the employee. It uses a 5-number rating system, where 1 is the strongest and 5 is the weakest rating. This form is used to assess dependability, interpersonal relationships, job performance, initiative, job knowledge, attendance and punctuality, support of company policies, as well as safety ...
    Published over 9 years ago | Rated: +1
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    Sharing Your Expectations

    Sharing Your Expectations
    I’m sure most Great Leadership leaders have been though management 101 classes, read books or blogs, and have heard about the importance of setting expectations. We’ve all heard about SMART goals, inspecting what we expect, the importance of job descriptions, and yada, yada, yada. All good stuff, and I’ll tell you, it’s true. So why don’t more managers do it? Is ...
    Published about 7 years ago | Rated: +1
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    Managing the “Toxic High Performer”

    Managing the “Toxic High Performer”
    In a recent post, I was surprised by the number of SmartBrief leaders (11.74%) that chose “The high performer who is rapidly rising” as their most challenging team member to lead. My response was “really?!” Yes, it can be somewhat challenging to keep a high performer challenged and motivated, but come on, that’s the fun part of leadership. When you have ...
    Published about 7 years ago | Rated: +2
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    A First Aid Kit for Managers

    A First Aid Kit for Managers
    What would you stuff into a small backpack that would equip a manager to handle just about any management issue? Below is my list, in no order of priority. You can also use this list as part of an exercise for a management training program. Divide your participants into groups of 4-5 and have them prioritize the list (or make up ...
    Published almost 7 years ago | Rated: +1
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    Employment Law and Leaders

    Employment Law and Leaders
    Employment law is my forte. On some days, there's nothing better than reading a recent ruling, grabbing the salient points and being that much more equipped to advise and guide. Employment law is an area that employee relations HR pros need to pay attention to on a regular basis because it is under constant refinement.I am attending the21010 Upper Midwest Employment ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated: +1
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    HRPeople Member Websites

    This listing is for HRPeople members who run and maintain their own personal websites. - Want to get linked? Email: info@hrpeople.com for more information. - See your link here? Make sure to add a link to HRPeople on your site. • Document Management Systems • Privateer Resources Philippines • Talent Junction: Blogging Ideas for Human Resources • JNT Consulting • Anchor ...
    Published almost 9 years ago | Rate This
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    Updating "Classic" Management Theories

    Updating "Classic" Management Theories
    I was in a meeting recently and we were discussing the potential impact of a new management initiative we were about to launch. I made a reference to “the Hawthorne Effect”, and half the room, mostly the gen Xers and Ys, had no idea what I was talking about. The crickets were deafening. Now THAT was a senior moment. It did ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated: +1

Poll: How do you feel about crying at work?

Poll: How do you feel about crying at work?