Want A Competitive Advantage? Get Your Team To Make Faster Decisions

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Editor’s Note: Readers sometimes ask about past TLNT articles, so every Friday we republish a Classic TLNT post. Can your team make a decision? I was recently thinking about a moment in my career that taught me several things about team decision making. It was many years ago in my staff meeting. I had…

10 Productive Things HR Can Do Instead of Performance Management

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My former employer announced recently that they are doing away with forced rankings and the annual performance management process. Hallelujah! I congratulate them for taking a bold step for developing people and recognizing business contributions in a new way. My PeopleResults colleagues and I have talked before about the need for a change…

Are Your Company’s Cultural Practices Truly Competitive?

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As companies across the U.S. throw their hats into the ring for a spot on the Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For list this month, you may be turning a curious lens toward your own company’s cultural practices. Do you know whether they measure up as ones that would be considered “great?”…

Senators Introduce Legislation Targeting Worker Misclassification

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By Ilyse Wolens Schuman Two weeks after the U.S. Department of Labor issued an Administrator’s Interpretation cautioning that “most workers are employees,” Senators Bob Casey, D-PA, and Al Franken, D-MN), introduced a bill targeting worker misclassification. The Payroll Fraud Prevention Act of 2015 would make a number of amendments to the Fair Labor…

4 Hiring Lessons From Business Guru Michael Gerber

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When I was afforded the opportunity to talk one-on-one with renowned business author Michael Gerber, I cleared my schedule. And of course I asked him about hiring. Gerber is the author of the best-selling E-Myth series along with Awakening The Entrepreneur Within and The Most Successful Small Business In The World. In 2010,…