Human Resource Management

How to Interview and Hire Top People Each and Every Time

FacebookTwitterGoogle+LinkedinPinterestPrintemailPonder for a moment the last person you hired. After you selected them, did they work out as intended? Or did they turn into somebody totally unlike what you thought when you interviewed them? The most... Read More »

Leaders Energize and Engage the Workforce

FacebookTwitterGoogle+LinkedinPinterestPrintemailA. W. “Bill” Dahlberg, the former CEO of Southern Company believes in having fun. At company gatherings, he has impersonated soul singer James Brown….dressed as General George Patton… and a... Read More »

Leadership Skills Gap Growing Leadership and Management Development Needed

FacebookTwitterGoogle+LinkedinPinterestPrintemailJim Collins, in his book “From Good to Great,” says when it comes to leadership–it is critical to “Get the right people on the bus, the wrong people off the bus, and the right people ... Read More »

Performance Management and Providing Feedback

FacebookTwitterGoogle+LinkedinPinterestPrintemailPERFORMANCE MANAGEMENT AND FEEDBACK A study sponsored by the International Association for Human Resource Information (IHRIM) indicates that performance management ranks third among HR professionals in... Read More »

Great places to work are more productive and more profitable than their stock market peers.

FacebookTwitterGoogle+LinkedinPinterestPrintemail Research proves it. The “best companies to work for” are more productive and more profitable than their stock market peers. But a great workplace is not something that can be achieved in a quarter, or... Read More »

Do you trust your Human Resource Department?

FacebookTwitterGoogle+LinkedinPinterestPrintemailDo you trust HR? A survey of 623 international respondents found the same percentage of executives and managers, 49 percent, trust their company’s HR department. FacebookTwitterGoogl... Read More »

Getting a Job Improves If You Get Teeth Whitened

FacebookTwitterGoogle+LinkedinPinterestPrintemailAccording to a study of 80 randomly selected individuals who participated in two simulated job interviews, 58 percent were more likely to be hired and 53 percent received higher salary offers after the... Read More »

Bad Bosses Force Good People to Quit

FacebookTwitterGoogle+LinkedinPinterestPrintemailScott Adams has never been a fan of management. Adam’s cynical view of work life is illustrated in his Dilbert cartoons. In the November 6-7 edition of the Wall Street Journal, he said, “The primary pu... Read More »

How to Motivate Workers: Rock The Office With Fun And Watch The Profits Roll In

FacebookTwitterGoogle+LinkedinPinterestPrintemail“Work is either fun or drudgery. It depends on your attitude. I like fun.” —Colleen C. Barrett President Emerita of Southwest Airlines. Can you put in eight to 10 hours at work every day and still have... Read More »


Conflict in the workplace is a painful reality and a key reason for poor productivity and frustration. Do you have people in your workplace that cause problems for everyone else? Do they create additional work for others? One point is clear--confl... Read More »

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