Helicopter Parents

I hired a 26-year-old administrative assistant who performed poorly and either showed up late for work or didn’t bother to show up at all. I...

Dynamics of Telecommuting

The Net was a 1995 movie starring Sandra Bullock as a woman working out of her home in Los Angeles for a company located in...

Ball Corporation Leads the Way in Diversity and Inclusion

Forbes has named Ball Corporation the number-one company for Diversity and Inclusion in its annual ranking of the best employers for diversity. I spoke with Ball Corporation’s Charles Johnson,...

The Human Resources Business Partner

These days, many organizations are looking to hire an HR Business Partner. However, not every organization is looking for the same qualifications in an HR...

Why Do Managers Provide Too Much Feedback?

This author recently wrote an article titled, “Why Managers Do Not Talk to Employees.” The article discussed several reasons why managers fail to speak with...

Why Managers Do Not Talk To Employees

Whenever the question, “What is the key to a great relationship?” comes up, almost everyone asked will reply, “Good communication,” or something to that effect....

HR’s Role in Cyber Security

To remain profitable and relevant, businesses must do more than simply keep in step with a vast number of competitors. Organizations need the speed and...

An Uncivil Workplace

Incivility in the workplace is not new. In a 2016 study completed by Christine Porath, “Cycle to Civility, Georgetown University Working Paper,” Porath states that...

The Good Old Boys’ Network

When our parents and grandparents were young, the U.S. workforce was dominated by Caucasian males, and most women stayed home to take care of their...