Keeping Your New Hires Happy

Keeping Your New Hires Happy

When’s the last time you started a new job? It may have been a while since you’ve been the newbie in an organization, and it’s easy to forget what that feels like. If you’ve been in your current position for…

How To Build The Culture You Want

How to Build the Culture You Want

Culture building is a hot topic in people management, and every CEO dreams of establishing and enjoying a positive, productive, strong organizational culture. After all, your culture is the foundation on which everything else rests. It can make or break…

Emergency Preparedness: Is Your Workplace Ready?

Emergency Preparedness: Is Your Workplace Ready?

Are you ready for an emergency? If there was a fire, a flood, an earthquake, or an accident tomorrow, would everyone in your organization know what to do? If you couldn’t respond to those questions with an emphatic “Yes!”, don’t…

Pipelines We Can Stand Behind

Pipelines We Can Stand Behind

One of the biggest mistakes employers make is waiting until they desperately need to fill a position before they look for candidates. Recruitment is often seen as a one-time project, with a clear beginning and end: An employee leaves or…

Understanding Disabilities: Your Duty To Accommodate

Understanding Disabilities: Your Duty to Accommodate

Engaged HR is pleased to have Aidan Love share his story in this week’s blog post: Whether we experience it firsthand or not, there are common stigmas and stereotypes attached to people with disabilities. As an employer, it can be a…

Creating Trans-Affirming Workplaces

Creating Trans-Affirming Workplaces

Engaged HR is pleased to have guest blogger Kingsley Strudwick of Ambit Gender Diversity Consulting share their thoughts in this week’s blog. After many decades of grassroots organizing, we’ve seen an unprecedented acknowledgement of the transgender community in the past few…

Dress Code Challenges In Multi-Generational Workplaces

Dress Code Challenges in Multi-Generational Workplaces

Fashion is always changing, and societal norms constantly shift to reflect the latest trends. While these shifts often start outside the business world, changing fashion trends inevitably creep their way into the workplace, often creating dress code headaches for employers.…

The Essential Guide To Office Pranks

The Essential Guide to Office Pranks

April 1st falls on a Saturday in 2017, which means that most of us will be safe from office pranksters this year. But anyone who’s watched The Office knows that workplace pranks aren’t always reserved for April Fools Day. A…

Compensation – When Is It Okay To Ask?

Compensation – When is it Okay to Ask?

By now, you’ve likely heard about the controversy that arose when a SkipTheDishes HR representative cancelled a candidate’s interview after she asked about wages and benefits. The talent acquisition coordinator who had conducted the preliminary interview called off an already-scheduled…

Performance Reviews: Time For A Revamp

Performance Reviews: Time for a Revamp

Do you dread the annual performance review process? Don’t worry, you’re not alone; managers and employees both get anxious about performance reviews for many reasons. Managers are often scared of the employee’s reaction to constructive feedback and suggestions, and often…