Documenting Conversations With Your Boss – Ask HR Bartender

April 3, 2014

Today’s reader note emphasizes the importance of having good working relationships. It’s a long story, but I think you will find it interesting. Hi Sharlyn. I’m very glad that I found your blog. I’m having a hard time working with my direct supervisor. I read your article about distinguishing a tough boss and a bullying […]

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Your Best Recruiting Sources Are the People That You Know

April 1, 2014

(Editor’s Note: Today’s post is brought to you by our friends at SilkRoad, a leading provider of global cloud-based talent management solutions. SilkRoad is currently hosting an educational road show called “Turn On Talent”, featuring HR experts sharing talent management best practices. Visit here to find an event near you.) We keep talking about how […]

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Business Tips for Working With the Media

March 30, 2014

One of the benefits to using social media is the access business professionals have to new audiences. Our messages can be heard around the world. We can connect with people that we would have never met otherwise. It also means that we have the ability to amplify our message via the media. Journalists, authors, radio […]

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Quick Shots for #HR and #Business Pros – March 2014

March 28, 2014

National Volunteer Week starts on April 6. I couldn’t resist sharing with you some fave photos from my volunteer past. Pulitzer Prize-winning author Dave Barry was the keynote speaker when I chaired the HR Florida conference. And years later, when I was president of HR Florida, musician Morris Day (with The Time) rocked our 30th […]

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10 Key Components For a Winning Candidate Experience [whitepaper]

March 27, 2014

We’ve been talking a lot lately about the war for talent and the skills gap. One of the ways organizations will be able to conquer these challenges is by providing a positive candidate experience. This isn’t just providing service to candidates as part of the recruiting process. The candidate experience deals with the perceptions of […]

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Understanding Vesting Rules – Ask HR Bartender

March 26, 2014

My first human resources job was working in benefits to calculate vesting for the employee stock ownership plan (ESOP). Today’s reader note brought back some memories. Does accrued time off move the calendar forward for stock vesting purposes when resigning? For example, monthly stock vesting is the 30th of each month. On Jan 1, I […]

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The New Cause of Employee Burnout: Always Being “On”

March 23, 2014

I have a confession to make: I’m not a good relaxer. But I do realize the benefit of relaxing and disconnecting and I work at finding time to recharge. Whether it’s pizza night at home with Mr. Bartender or my new Jigsaw Puzzle app addiction, it’s important to find a little time away from work. […]

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