Communication Best Practices

Employee communication needs to come from the heart to be effective. Thoughtfulness, effort, and repetition are the most important factors in employee communication.


It’s a company that regularly collects Best Place to Work accolades and is known for its enviable employee perks. But ask Facebook’s senior benefits director what she is most proud of, and the answer might surprise you: being at the middle of the pack when it comes to benefits.

Get your group away from the grind to unleash creativity, build meaningful relationships and share candid feedback.

HR's Summer Reading List: 14 Must-Read Books

While summer is the ideal time to kick back and take a minute to recharge, it’s also a great time to back away from the daily grind and take a more comprehensive view of your job: Why do you do it? How could you do it better? What would make it more fulfilling?

Communication is at the heart of leadership at every level of an organization, but solving problems and handling workplace emotions can be challenging.

How Bosses Waste Their Employees’ Time

Managers are often oblivious to the impact of their words and actions. Here’s how they can open their eyes.

Let’s be honest, often times, the first thing job seekers turn to when looking for a new role is Google Search.

When Joanna Stein Weiner joined Pure Insurance as director of compensation and benefits last year, one of her immediate goals was to examine the property insurance company’s benefits and understand what offerings were most important to the company’s 600 employees.

You are trying to win the talent war but can barely keep your head above water. In your last ditch effort to win just the latest battle you offer a resigning employee a higher salary to keep them from leaving. They agree and you breathe a sigh of relief – phewww no CVs, interviews, training and more importantly that unicorn that took you months to find isn’t leaving you.

Teddy Liu, general manager, corporate and talent development, New World Development explains why the corporate giant is like Starship Enterprise and start-ups are small asteroids banging into the spaceship.

Technology, especially AI, is really changing the human resources game — there is room for improvement on all kinds of HR processes with the help of AI. But which tasks are better suited for the human side of human resources?

Peppering in a bit of messaging spice is nice, but a pinch of clarity hits the spot every time.

The Value of Paying Attention

ATTENTION is defined as the act of applying the mind to something. Every day it seems more difficult to do. With work, family, the world and multiple electronic devices feeding us information at the same time, it’s a wonder we get anything done well.

5 Tips to be a Fair Manager

If you’re a manager with a lot on your plate you might be neglecting your employees according to a new study by the Academy of management. The research showed that when a boss is overworked their employees needs drop to the bottom of their priority list.

By 2021, at least 60% of Asia Pacific will be digitalised, “digitalise or die”, this according to Workday’s latest IDC survey to asses employee’s readiness for the digital economy. Yet there is a disconnect between employees and employers when it comes to preparing for this rapidly approaching digital future.

It was a real honour and pleasure to be asked to speak at the recent #TenTenTalks in Galway. This is now an annual event where members of the PSA [Professional Speakers Association] get together to present to and help the business community. This year the theme was to give valuable tips to help them to engage their people and grow their business.

Technology and Communication: Keep it Human

The more things change the more they stay the same. Yes, technology is transforming all aspects of our lives. Our relationships, work environments and community engagement are not the way they once were. Smartphones, social media, video conferences and webinars are just a few of the new methods.

Sales enablement has gone from being used by 19% of companies in 2013 to 59% in 2017. And for good reason—there’s a direct correlation between sales enablement disciplines and attaining sales quotas. Companies that implement enablement programs reach revenue goals at a rate more than 8% higher than those that do not.

What are the Happiest Professions?

A study by Robert Half evaluated the levels of happiness of 24,000 working professionals across eight countries who agreed to talk about their on-the-job satisfaction. The results revealed that the field of marketing and creative dominated the top rank, for both level of happiness and level of interest in work. While the field of technology ranked number one in terms of lowest stress levels.

The Most Bizarre Candidates

Arranging an interview might not seem complicated, but there are often many unexpected incidents that make HR professionals frustrated and burnt out.

Amid a torrent of information in the industry today, verbal prowess is essential for success. Follow these guidelines to step up your game and stand out in an increasingly crowded field.

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