5 Thoughts On Creativity In The Workplace

Often, in this day and age, where workplace systems, computers and daily routines are in place to make things more efficient and productive, we can sometimes forget about the creativity someone had to challenge the norm, and find a...

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The HR Hat is Always On—Even at the Happiest Place on Earth

By Erez Harel, CHRP With the end of the school year nearing, I have already had the good fortune of a memorable Spring Break trip with my wife and kids to the Happiest Place on Earth—while celebrating Disneyland’s 60th anniversary...

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Reconnecting with the Impact of HR: A Refreshed Perspective

By Ingrid Vaughan Several years ago I worked as a career transition facilitator for a government-sponsored employment program. The people I worked with were, for a variety of reasons, unable to do what they had been doing and were undergoing...

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HR Management: 5 Key Trends

By Amr Shokry In recent years, the Human Resources industry has become increasingly complex. More and more companies are recognizing the power of the people (both their workforce and clients/customers) and are working to create a consistent brand image and...

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Good Jobs and Integrated Thinking

By David Creelman MIT professor Zeynep Ton’s The Good Jobs Strategy is an important book for HR people. She shows how careful recruiting, good pay, and investing in training can have a huge payoff for the bottom line. Reading the...

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The When and Why of HR for Small Business

By Amelia Chan ‘When and why do I need HR?’ There are no two questions I hear more often in my conversations with small-to-mid-sized business owners. The truth is that there is no magic number of employees required and no successful...

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A Menu of Hopes for HR

By Dave Ulrich I am consumed with “what’s next” and anticipating the future of HR.  Let offer a menu of HR hopes for HR as we look forward. HR outside in: Most HR work still focuses inside the company on employees,...

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Video Games as a Metaphor for Organizational Development

By Nilesh Bhagat, CHRP How directly do video games tie to the workplace? For starters, it is by no means a male-dominated realm any more. Over the years, the uptake of gaming by females has increased dramatically—to a point where almost...

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