Day: March 23, 2020

HR HAS THE POWER TO CHANGE ITS BAD REPUTATION

For years, human resources has been the department that everyone loves to criticize. More than 20 years ago, Tom Stewart, a Fortune editor at the time, suggested that instead of improving HR, the department should be abolished, eliminated, nuked. Unfortunately, public opinion hasn’t changed all that much since. The complaints detailed in these and numerous other articles […]

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ONBOARDING: THE CRITICAL FIRST STEP TO EMPLOYEE ENGAGEMENT

It hasn’t been all that long since the term onboarding appeared on the talent management horizon. After all, the original, traditional “onboarding” concept was pretty matter-of-fact, to be kind: “OK, here’s your cubicle, computer, desk, phone, ID badge and a map to the closest restroom. Good luck!” For the past several years, […]

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Questions to Ask in an Interview

Learn tips on the topics you should focus on when preparing questions that you will ask of a prospective employer during your next interview. So, you have a job interview. You show up early in a well-pressed suit. You greet your interviewer with a firm handshake and friendly smile. You […]

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WHAT SHOULD YOUR PTO POLICY LOOK LIKE?

Vacation, sick time, personal days—it\’s enough to make your head spin when you\’re trying to come up with a perfect paid time off (PTO) policy for your company. While there isn\’t a \”perfect\” solution that all businesses should adopt, there are some guidelines that will help you make the best […]

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Accounting Education Teaches Real World Skills

Accounting courses offer more than just a way to expand career options. They provide real world skills that will enhance both your personal and professional life. Included in a well-rounded accounting degree are classes that will cultivate organization, accountant ethics, macro and micro financial perspectives, budgeting and financial projection techniques, […]

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How to Run Effective Meetings

There are times when that “Meeting Monday” feeling lasts all week. Meetings can be time consuming and expensive, especially when you factor in salaries for the number of people around the table. Learning how to run meetings effectively is an import skill that is key to leadership development. Using these […]

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