Straightforward Talk about #MeToo   

Fact: The #MeToo Movement has been around for years. It was started in 2006 by activist Tarana Burke as a framework for both ending sexual violence and helping those who have been victimized, by: Focusing on healing and survivorship Providing… Read more »

Burnout among Leaders

Pressure – overwhelming pressure – happens to most people at different times in their life. It might be on the job or off the job, but it’s an unfortunate reality. Whether at work, in a public office, or in a… Read more »

Machine Learning and Your Business – Part II

In part one of this series, we touched on machine learning technology. This article provides suggestions on how you can implement this technology in your business today. Machine learning (ML) technology has produced many functional tools for the business sector.… Read more »

Your Business and Machine Learning – Part I

Do you recall the era when mobile phones became popular? Soon after, we envisioned technology that would allow us to see the person with whom we were speaking. We are now light years past achieving that vision, and advances in… Read more »

Hiring The Best IT Professional: 5 Crucial Characteristics

Due to the increased number of data hacks and cyber-attacks, many businesses are seeking to hire IT Professionals. When you decide to hire, don’t neglect these essential prerequisites. (Note: We are not referring to computer equipment repair, for which a field technician… Read more »

Education, Skills, or Behavior?

Every HR manager knows – the war for talent is real. It’s not surprising that in the urgency of hiring talent – before said talent signs the dotted line with another company – it’s easy to define a position by… Read more »

How’s Your Feedback Delivery?

Very few people like to give what in reality is “negative” feedback in work situations, but feedback – both constructive and positive is the life of a productive workplace. According to Zenger Folkman, a source for evidence-based leadership helps, 57%… Read more »

Building Effective Teams – Part II

In our last blog, we discussed two pillars of effective team building – emotional intelligence and the energy, engagement, and exploration factors of communication. While these are crucial aspects, each member’s personality type as well as their knowledge, skills, and… Read more »

How To: Implement a successful workplace wellness program

BY DIANE ABRAMSON A well-designed workplace wellness program can significantly reduce employer health care costs while increasing employee retention, motivation and morale. Wellness programs have been shown to reduce absenteeism, employee stress, workers’ compensation and disability costs and staff turnover.… Read more »

Building Effective Teams – Part I

What constitutes the “perfect” team – or at least a highly effective one? That’s a difficult question to answer, but a crucial one when you’re putting together a team for your company’s next big project. While studies have shown that… Read more »