Competitive Edge

Leadership Competencies: Case Studies of US Presidents

In honor of President’s Day, we have decided to examine the leadership competencies of several US Presidents.
While we’ve engaged in performance management of US Presidents in the past, a change in focus to leadership development could provide powerful case… continue

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New French Law Seeks Work-Life Balance: Would US Ever Follow Suit?

While advances in technology have improved the workplace by increasing productivity, these advances have also become a double-edged sword.
Employees no longer need to be physically in their work location in order to send an email, attend a telephone conference… continue

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HR Intel: Don’t Let #deleteuber Happen to Your Company

Every now and then a news story pops up illustrating the importance of aligning corporate, HR and PR strategies. These stories are often largely negative, painting companies in a bad light while we play Monday morning quarterback. The blood and… continue

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3 Ways to Use Digital Platforms for Recruiting

The widespread availability of high-speed internet and the digital platforms that run on it have transformed virtually every aspect of our lives. From paying bills to watching shows to selling attic ware, many of our transactions take place in the… continue

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Romance Heating Up the Workplace? Answers to Employers’ Burning Questions

With Valentine’s Day right around the corner, and love in the air, it is a good time for employers to revisit the issue of workplace romance. Whether employers like it or not, romance can and will bloom at work and… continue

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Workplace Bullying – 3 Key Strategies for HR and Employers

A recent worldwide study shows that workplace bullying can have a detrimental effect on not only the victim, but the entire workplace by creating a toxic work environment that negatively impacts the company’s bottom line.
What’s more, supervisors and managers… continue

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EEOC Attorney Offers Tips For Tackling National Origin Discrimination

You may have missed it amidst the election talk of wall building and Muslim bans, but the EEOC quietly issued an enforcement guidance to address its concerns about national origin discrimination in the workplace.
The pronouncement is the agency’s first… continue

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HR Intel: What the ‘Federal Vacuum’ Means for HR

Much of the employment-related commentary and guidance around what to expect from the Trump Administration can be summed up as follows: wait and see. I’ve been guilty of it myself with HR Intel, harping on the uncertainty that this transition… continue

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Form I-9 Changes: What Employers Need to Know

Ready or not, the time has come for all employers to use the new Form I-9. While employers were still permitted to use the prior form until January 21, 2017, the new form must now be used to verify the… continue

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I Have a Dream of Workplace Diversity

“I have a dream that one day this nation will rise up and live out the true meaning of its creed: “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal… I have a dream that my… continue

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