Why Purpose at Work is More Important Than Ever

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Why Purpose at Work is More Important Than Ever

The radical changes happening in the United States workforce are impacting organizations. If organizations don’t plan to make changes now, they are at risk of losing relevance in tomorrow’s workforce, which will look and function differently than today’s workforce. In particular, leaders are watching as every 8.5 seconds another Baby Boomer turns 50, leading to […]

How Do You Attract the Best Talent? Five Companies Exemplify Recruiting Innovation

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How Do You Attract the Best Talent? Five Companies Exemplify Recruiting Innovation

“We have seen the emergence of the Human Age, where talent is the new differentiator,” writes Jonas Prising, CEO of ManpowerGroup. Yet organizations around the world struggle to find the talent they need. This is especially problematic, because 75 million Baby Boomers will retire within the next 10 to 15 years. Between now and then, […]

The Hidden Career Advantages of Being Born Between Generations

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The Hidden Career Advantages of Being Born Between Generations

Helen Phung, a communications consultant, had what she considered a brilliant Halloween costume. She couldn’t wait for her coworkers to give her knowing nods and make clever comments as they passed her in the kitchen. She was dressed as the Chicken Lady from Kids in the Hall, the Canadian sketch comedy show that originally aired […]

Manage Your Personal Bias with These Three Tips

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Manage Your Personal Bias with These Three Tips

“No, not her!” I thought to myself. What I needed was a massage and my regular massage therapist wasn’t working. I couldn’t believe I got stuck with HER instead. My mind started racing. “Is she strong enough to give the deep massage I like? Can she really handle a full hour on all my shoulder […]

This Minority Female Startup Founder and CEO is the Future of Work

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This Minority Female Startup Founder and CEO is the Future of Work

I’ve found a woman who perfectly embodies the future of work: Falon Fatemi. She is female, young, a minority, and the CEO of an exciting new startup. With millions dollars in support from Mark Cuban, Ventures, Canaan Partners, and NEA (among others), this 30-year old, once Google’s youngest employee, is the founder of a fast-rising […]

20 Ways to Boost Employee Engagement Starting Today

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20 Ways to Boost Employee Engagement Starting Today

HR managers can agree that employee engagement and retention are at the top of their priority list. Every company wants to attract and keep the best talent. The problem? Many employees in today’s job market quickly feel uninspired by their work, get bored after 2 years and start job hunting for something new. So we decided […]

Menopause in the Workplace: Anne Loehr Featured on the Genneve Podcast

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Menopause in the Workplace: Anne Loehr Featured on the Genneve Podcast

Earlier this year I decided to take a taboo by the horns and write about menopause. Why? Because I was experiencing it sooner than I expected and it rocked my world. I couldn’t sleep, my head was foggy, and what I thought was an intermittent fever turned out to be those dreaded hot flashes. Needless to […]

Diversity in the Workforce: Summer Roundup

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Diversity in the Workforce: Summer Roundup

The U.S. has always been known as a melting pot; diversity is its strong suit. However, when it comes to the workforce and corporate America, diversity has been lacking. No longer. Minorities are becoming the majority and that means the majority of consumers, clients, employees, and leaders in the workforce. The good news is, diversity […]

How to Lose Your Best Talent in 7 Easy Steps

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How to Lose Your Best Talent in 7 Easy Steps

Some managers just seem determined to lose their best talent. They may not know that every time an organization replaces a salaried employee, direct replacement costs can reach as high as 50%-60% of an employee’s annual salary, with total costs associated with turnover ranging from 90% to 200% of annual salary. Why is that? When […]

Four Work Team Lessons from the Volleyball Court

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Four Work Team Lessons from the Volleyball Court

I’ve been a runner my whole life, so I had a lot to learn when my daughter declared she wanted to play volleyball for the local league. It only took a few months of watching practices to get my mind in the game and notice many parallels to work teams. When you look at the […]