HR Insights

How to Give the Boss Feedback Without Getting Fired

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What do you do when your boss says, “Please give me honest feedback on how I’m doing”? Do you: Feel comfortable and provide open constructive feedback? Hold back and pretend everything’s okay because you don’t think they can handle the truth Say little out of fear that any candid feedback will hurt your…

How To Use Health Data to Make Smarter Health Plan Decisions

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Editor’s note: Integrate technology with your wellness program to both inspire participation and motivate workers. As an additional benefit, you’ll be able to collect even more data. See this related article The Right Way to Use Tech in Your Wellness Program. Many organizations collect data about how employees use their benefit plans, but…

10 Steps to Getting Things At Work “Unstuck”

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Ever notice how progress in the workplace sometimes moves at a glacial speed or seems totally stuck? If yours is like most workplaces in the world, you have not only noticed this, but found it frustrating. This post promises to give you and your team a surefire way of getting things “unstuck” and…

The Right Way to Use Tech in Your Wellness Program

The Right Way to Use Tech in Your Wellness Program

Editor’s note: Collecting and analyzing health data can help you make better decisions when it comes to selecting benefits plans and programs, especially healthcare programs. How to do this is explained in this related article How to Use Health Data to Make Smarter Health Plan Decisions. Tech is taking over health and well-being…

The 3-2-1 Response to Your Company’s “Lady CFO” Problems

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In a recent Google shareholders call, a small thing happened that has big implications. Google’s CFO, Ruth Porat, answered a question posed to her by a caller. In posing his question, the shareholder referred to Porat as “The Lady CFO” making a choice, consciously or unconsciously, to amend her title with a gender…

What Pokemon Go Taught Me About Talent Management

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This past week, I joined the 7.5 million people who downloaded the Pokémon Go mobile game and began my journey to catch all 151 original Pokémon monsters. Pokémon Go has more downloads in its first week of existence than popular dating app Tinder has had in its entire four-year existence, and is expected…

The HR Bots Are Coming! Will You Be Ready?

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The robot revolution has arrived. With major companies Facebook, Google, Microsoft, and Yahoo all launching some version of a chatbot or virtual assistant in the coming months, the tide is quickly turning toward a more automated future. And as various companies connect these tools internally to their data collection systems, it is a…