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Month: May 2016

Why You Should Think of Your Office as a Community

Whether or not you’re attempting to build a sense of community among your employees, your office is a social place and it will, despite any designs to the contrary, function like one. How so? When you staffed your organization, you had a division of labor in mind, but you didn’t hire roles and responsibilities. You hired individuals with unique personalities, attitudes, quirks, likes, and disl...
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Motivating Millennials

Millennials are now the largest segment of workers in the United States, and in five years, they’ll make up nearly half of the workforce. Now’s the time to learn about this young, diverse demographic and find effective ways to motivate them. Who Are the Millennials? The group includes those born sometime between the early 1980s and the early 2000s. Generally speaking, they’re an optimist...
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Terminating a Well-Liked Employee

Eight years ago you hired an extremely talented, energetic individual who quickly became a source of enthusiasm and expertise in your workplace. A friend to everyone, this star employee excelled in their work, acing every performance review. Until recently. About six months ago, this individual developed a snooty attitude with management. Regular absences and tardiness soon followed. Projec...
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Managing Your Managers

As business owners, executives, and supervisors are all aware, managing employees is one of the hardest parts of running a business. You must balance their strengths and weaknesses, their personalities, and their skill sets, all while trying to earn and maintain their loyalty. And then, like a marching band conductor, you must bring them all together so they’re working in unison for the succes...
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Six Reasons to use HCM technology

Six Reasons to use HCM technology Most human resource professionals are well aware of the Human Capital Management (HCM) movement.  The right HCM technology will streamline HR processes and save the company time and money, both of which should be considered for your ROI. A recent Nucleus Research study included companies of various sizes and industries and revealed many noteworthy items that...
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