Our HR Articles
The articles below form part of a small library of useful information about a variety of business topics.
Many of these articles were written by our staff. We have also included others of particular interest to HR professionals.
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Understanding why job descriptions are important to organizational effectiveness and smooth functioning.
Trending new realities in organizational leadership.
Workplace Bullying/Academic Mobbing & What To Do About It
A recent international study found that global turnover rates are on the rise and will become a serious problem for employers over the next five years.
What Is Workplace Bullying? Workplace bullying is like bullying on the playground except that it occurs in the workplace. It usually involves verbal comments and incidents that are intended to hurt, harass, isolate, intimidate, or humiliate a person. It is not new but...
Why effective and open communication is important
The high cost of illiteracy in the workplace
How to be a good manager, deal with “problem” employees and not lose your mind in the process.
5 mistakes to avoid when in business.
The cost of being a whistle-blower and how to address ethics in the workplace.
How to focus on customer retention to increase longterm profits and stability
How to write for business.
If cash is king, rewards are queen - and everyone knows who rules the castle. Companies looking to drive long-term performance through incentives will find a much higher return on investment usÂ¬ing rewards than with cash. This is not to discount the imÂ¬portance of...
How to cope with changes in the workplace.
How to maintain happy customers.
A discussion of fair practices for employee terminations.
Preparing For the Coming Shortage of Skills and Talent
How to cope with stress at work
Wouldn't it be wonderful to know just what your competition is up to? Wouldn't you love to know: how big they are; whether they are developing a new product or process; whether they expect to expand and, if so, where and when; what they charge and how they sell? It...
How to conduct effective salary reviews.
Addressing online customer service issues.
Coping with stress as a manager.
How to capitalize on your existing skills and start a new career doing something different.
How do you know whether your firm is in trouble or not? This may sound like a stupid question, but you would be surprised at the number of managers and chief executive officers who fail to realize they are in trouble until it's too late. There often are signs that...
A discussion of changes in consumer habits and the Internet’s impact on this.
How to deal with with your mid-life crisis.
Understanding how home and work-related problems are interrelated and what to do about them.
How to fairly terminate employees without incurring lawsuits.
Poor customer service and what to do about it.
How to solve problems creatively in the workplace.
Change in the work place
Be successful! Get rich! Run your own business! These and other clarion calls to financial independence, power and success have been around for a long time. But have you noticed that they are more frequent now? Are you, too, finding them more attractive and enticing?...
How about a nice change of occupation?
How to motivate people and be more productive.
How to create strong lasting business partnerships.
What do the following situations have in common? Here is a hint: all of these people are employed. 1. Henry has just had another fight with his wife Veronica. They haven't been getting along very well for some time now and this morning is no different than any other...
How poor management damages your employees’ health and costs you big bucks.
How to be a better manager by using common sense and a little popular psychology.
Managing change in the workplace.
Supervisors are some of the most important, if not the most important people in any company. They alone are the keys to getting the best from people, getting products out the door, maintaining quality control, motivating the workforce, and a host of other jobs that...