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How to Best Give Millennials Negative Feedback

The June jobs report is out, and it shows that U.S. employers increased the pace of hiring, a sign of continued labor market growth.

U.S. companies didn’t need to see the statistics to know that, in today’s labor market, they must work harder than ever to retain their workers.

And since millennials will make up more than 75% of the workforce by 2030, finding a way to retain that generation of employees is a major concern.

So why write an article about giving your millennial employees negative feedback? Because believe it or not, they want it!

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October 9, 2018

How to Use Gamification to Increase Accountability in the Workplace

It has been proven that, if done right, gamification may increase engagement. What about taking these gaming concepts into the workplace to make accountability and the tracking of employee performance more fun?

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September 18, 2018

Use Accountability to Fight Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

It seems like everyday we hear about yet another story about sexual harassment in the workplace. Have you wondered what is the best way to minimize the risk of this happening in your company?

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September 6, 2018

Leverage Employee Performance Reviews to Get Things Done

We constantly wonder why things keep falling through the cracks with no consequences to the offenders even when a performance review and/or reward system is in place. Remembering what goes on every day so it can be used and evaluated at a later time is a real challenge.

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August 28, 2018

Here Are 5 Checklists That HR Needs To Master

Everybody talks about how HR should be a strategic function in any business. The thinking goes that once HR masters its day-to-day processing activities (e.g., hiring, training), it should be able to move on to more strategic endeavors like succession planning and/or talent acquisition.

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August 7, 2018

How to Best Tie Compensation to Accountability In The Workplace

The concept of tying compensation to accountability seems simple enough on the surface. However, making it real is way harder than it looks. And the biggest challenge is deciding what to measure performance against.

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July 12, 2018

How to Get the Most Out of Gig Workers

The gig economy is here to stay.   Intuit estimates that by 2020, as many as 40 percent of Americans will be contingent, or "gig" workers.  Gig workers can be freelancers, independent contractors, or any other outsourced employees who are hired on a per-project basis.

Some of these contingent workers choose to work outside of a payroll system either as full-time freelancers or as part-time workers who supplement their income by picking up gigs. Others take contingent jobs out of necessity even though they would prefer full-time employee status.

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July 3, 2018

Wondering How to Retain Millennials? Easy!

The annual performance review is an excruciating ritual that has been around for a really long time, but, in 2017, it’s just not cool anymore.

It is a 20th century model that just doesn’t work for the 21st century.  Managers see them as time consuming and not always reflecting employees’ real contributions. Employees, especially millennials, can find them demeaning and unfair.

But how can we provide the feedback that is essential to an employee’s growth without a review?   And how can management gather and organize information on employee performance to use in human resources decisions?  

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June 28, 2018

The Employee Offboarding Process and IT Security

The worldwide cyberattacks in the news lately have worried businesses and individuals alike.  

The ransomware attacks Petya and WannaCry have affected commercial businesses, governmental entities, and individuals by the thousands. But while the media focuses on these external attacks, internal network security threats remain one of the most common problems in  security management. 

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June 20, 2018