The Big Problem with HR

The Big Problem with HR

Recently, I went to a seminar keynoted by a man well known in the HR world. I was really looking forward to it. It was terrible. This so-called leading HR expert, let’s call him Mark, had worked with all the right company names. His bio was a list of the Fortune 500,...
How Interviewing Helps You Hire the Right People

How Interviewing Helps You Hire the Right People

I recently read an article titled “Science Proves Job Interviews Are Useless.” That was a catchy headline, but the real message was that unstructured interviews don’t work. As I read this article, I thought: if interviews don’t work, the next logical question is “How...
The 5 Top Reasons HR Strategic Plans Fail

The 5 Top Reasons HR Strategic Plans Fail

If you’ve been reading my blog for a while, then by now you know how to create a strategic plan. When you have your plan written, however, you’re still not done. You then need to look out for the 5 key reasons that cause HR strategic plans to fail. So, you have your...
Why Manage Performance?

Why Manage Performance?

Performance management can be one of the most challenging areas for supervisors, managers, and organization leaders. It is also one of the most critical elements to the success of any organization. To maximize success, organizations must motivate employees toward a...
Rid Your Workplace of the Walking Dead!

Rid Your Workplace of the Walking Dead!

Who are the walking dead? Many readers have likely heard of, and perhaps are fans of, the post-apocalyptic zombie world on AMC’s The Walking Dead. However, did you know the walking dead are already here? In fact they are in your workforce right now! “But...