Changes HR Must Make to Keep Up with Gen Z

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Another year has gone by and you know what that means! Generation Z is here and ready to work–and it’s time you put your best foot forward to show that your company is the real All-Star. Unfortunately, your company’s HR may have to tweak a few things to make that true. Here are some changes a fellow […]

How to Change Your Biased Blind Hiring Process

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Humans are problematic–it’s been proven over and over again. When it comes to hiring, those problematic hominids can get in the way of the talent decision making, especially in terms of diversifying the workplace.  Talent pools need to be more reflective of the world we live in, but that doesn’t mean everyone you hire is […]

Talking to Co-Workers About Their Mental Health: A How-To Guide

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We’ve said it before, and we will say it again–mental health awareness shouldn’t be encouraged for just one month out of the year. That’s why we wanted to share some helpful tips that you can use year-round for talking to your co-workers about their mental health while keeping things respectful and professional. Mental health can […]

How To Be A Mental Health Advocate In HR

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May is mental health awareness month. But as anyone who has struggled with their mental health can tell you, you’re always aware of your mental health. I can say firsthand that it’s a constant process. There is no long-term cure-all for every instance of anxiety, depression, fatigue, or other common mental maladies that face today’s workforce. […]

Does Thanking Employees Really Keep Them Around?

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First and foremost, it should go without explaining that employee recognition is an important part of the work process. It’s not strictly necessary—managers don’t tend to hit a quota of saying “thank you” ten times per quarter, after all—but there have been numerous studies on how employee recognition encourages engagement and satisfaction in the workplace. […]

Diary of a Work-From-Homer

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Working remotely is not a dazzlingly new concept. There is no shortage of evidence that proves working from home is a cost-efficient way to entice new candidates, and to me, there are still many more untold benefits just waiting to be discovered by your employees.

Can a Horrible Boss Be a Great Leader?

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Horribleness can, sometimes, be correlated with vision, passion, drive, and perfectionism–things that you could conceivably want to see in a leader. Therefore, niceness can, sometimes, be correlated with weakness, mediocrity, and failure. So, as to be seen as a desired leader, some believe a little splash of horribleness makes for a stronger organization. Let’s see how we can take tips from the big dogs to put a little more bite in our convictions.

Talent Mixtapes: The Anthems of Disengaged Employees

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Happy Spring Tremendous Upsiders! It’s time to drop Talent Mixtapes, Part 2: The Anthems of Disengaged Employees. In case this is your first time jamming with our Talent Mixtapes series, here’s the breakdown–our music obsessed team pulls from their playlists to express different talent industry pains. This edition is all about those employees that can’t […]

We Are (Not) Family

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Sister Sledge, take a seat. I’m here to talk about how your workplace is not your family—and that’s a really good thing. In the world of employer branding, there are a few tried and true clichés that we often hear employees toss out when they’re trying to describe their relationship with their team and their […]

A Seat at the Table

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It should come as no surprise that diversity and inclusion have become popular buzz words over the last few years, especially in the talent space. Companies should reflect what our world looks like, which seems like a no brainer, but time and time again, we read about big companies in the media doing some really […]