Top Ten Human Resources Trends of the Decade


Four Human Resources Trends

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Top Ten Human Resources Trends of the DecadeThe top ten trends of the decade for Human Resources staff and the employees served at work were not obvious nor were they easy to pick from my original list. Depending on your company size, your location, and the health and progress of your company and industry, the top ten Human Resources trends may have differed for you.

Although the selection was a challenge, and I still go back and forth, these are my top ten Human Resources trends of the decade. These Human Resources trends are presented in no particular order aside from the first trend, which has swamped HR the past couple of years. Continue reading “Top Ten Human Resources Trends of the Decade”

12 Signs It's Time to Fire an Employee


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Nobody wants to be seen as the “bad guy.” That is why firing an employee is one of the most difficult decisions a boss can make.

With a few exceptions, letting someone go is a split decision–between “doing the deed,” akin to pulling off a bandage, and giving the offending employee one more chance. Continue reading “12 Signs It's Time to Fire an Employee”

12 Signs It’s Time to Fire an Employee


Fired!.png

Nobody wants to be seen as the “bad guy.” That is why firing an employee is one of the most difficult decisions a boss can make.

With a few exceptions, letting someone go is a split decision–between “doing the deed,” akin to pulling off a bandage, and giving the offending employee one more chance. Continue reading “12 Signs It’s Time to Fire an Employee”

Job Search Stuck In Neutral? Do This NOW!


Stuck In Neutral? Do this NOW!
Stuck In Neutral? Do this NOW!

Every game has a break in the action, the slack moments when little goes on.

Job searches are no different; there will be periods of downtime, with no forward movement toward the next phase of your career.

Stuck in neutral?  Here are three main job search areas to focus on NOW.

Work on them immediately, and you will soon see results: Continue reading “Job Search Stuck In Neutral? Do This NOW!”

Expect Failure: Only Then You Can Win!


Expect Failure: Only Then, You Can Win!After an extended search for new opportunities, there is one thing you can expect; something guaranteed to happen at one time or another.

You are going to FAIL!

Either an employer will not call back, or will call back to say the job went to someone “more experienced” or “having more skills” to do the job. For every “yes” a hiring manager tells a candidate, there are a hundred (or a thousand) “no’s.”

The principle is this: never start a new project—a job search, exercise program, business venture or anything—without expecting failure.

Yes, that’s right—to succeed, you MUST fail first.

Continue reading “Expect Failure: Only Then You Can Win!”