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10 Benefits of Positive Risk-Taking

The only way to truly get the life you want is by taking positive risks and planning a strategy for doing so. “Unlike negative risks, …

7 Ways Your Looks Affect Your Pay

It might not be fair, but the way you look plays a part in how much you’re paid. Looks Do Matter Discriminating against people based …

10 Things You Should Never Tell Your Boss

Here are some things your boss never needs to know about you or your life. Keep Personal Info Personal Discrimination in the workplace is illegal. …

6 Keys to Success for Your First Day at a New Job

Finding a great job can be a challenge. But once you land that dream job, you need to realize the real challenge is still looming …

Supreme Court’s Union Ruling and Impact on HR Practices

The U.S. Supreme Court decided in a 5-4 ruling that mandatory public-sector union dues are unconstitutional. Employees must now opt-in to having union fees deducted …

A Quitting Bonus? Amazon’s “Pay to Quit” Policy Explained

“Please don’t take this offer” reads the first line of Amazon’s “Pay to Quit” proposition. The rest of the page explains how current Amazon warehouse …

5 Easy Ways To Improve Your Employment Brand

In the mid 1990’s, people were talking about employment brands (EB). Mark Hornung, now the Director of Employment Branding at Teradata, was arguably the first. …

New Ways to Think About Employee Retention

The movement of people into, through, and out of an organization is a well-studied phenomenon. It is described variously as recruiting, attrition, retention, growth, layoffs, …

5 Completely Ineffective Leadership Styles (and How to Fix Them)

Real-life Leaders, Their Shortcomings, and How They Overcame Them “A business owner has to realize that, as the saying goes, ‘A skunk stinks from the …

Avoid Employee Burnout: Bring Summer Fun to the Office

Employers Should Embrace the Allure of Summer, Not Fight It While possibly more noticeable in four season cities, summer longings can defy geographical zones to …

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