What Are You Doing for Bosses’ Day?

Okay, we’ll concede that Bosses’ Day 2015 – October 16 – is another ploy of the greeting card industry to drum up sales. But it’s an interesting idea from a recognition standpoint. Where traditional recognition flows from the top down, and peer-to-peer recognition works laterally, Bosses’ Day is the one time when it comes from […]

A Time-Saver for Your To-Do List

As a manager, the last thing you need is another action item, right? But if you add this one task – and do it on a regular basis – you’ll be amazed at how much time it will save you on annual performance reviews. Ready? Here it is: Provide feedback. You might be thinking, “But […]

Creating a Fun Place to Work

“Fun is good.” Dr. Seuss once said that. We’ve all likely had the opportunity to read one of Dr. Seuss’ books throughout our lives. His works have sparked the imaginations of countless children, and adults, over the last 50 years. I think we can all take a hint from Dr. Seuss when he says that […]

What’s In It For Me?

No matter how much your employees might love their jobs, not one of them would be willing to do it for free. One of the top reasons for leaving a company is poor compensation or lack of rewards. Compensation management is one of the most critical functions of Human Resources, encompassing not only wages and […]

Craft a 20/20 Vision Statement

We’re all encouraged to get our vision checked once a year – the same should apply to your corporate vision statement! If you’re not clear on exactly what that is, it’s closely tied to your company’s core values. Where the core values are a list of closely held beliefs and ideals, the corporate vision statement […]