5 Signs That You Should Probably Make a Job Change – Ask HR Bartender

April 8, 2014

A new survey by CareerBuilder indicates that 21% of workers plan to change jobs in 2014. What’s interesting about this number is that 66% of the people considering a job change say they are dissatisfied with their pay. Which leads us to today’s reader question: I’ve been doing the same job at my company for […]

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Holacracy Is All About the Benjamins

April 6, 2014

I love shoes. So it goes without saying that I’m a fan of Zappos. In fact, a few years ago, I interviewed CEO Tony Hsieh here on HR Bartender. You can check it out here. Zappos has been in the news recently for their decision to move toward a flatter organizational hierarchy termed “Holacracy”. Honestly, […]

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The Cost of Hiring In 2014 [infographic] – Friday Distraction

April 4, 2014

Today, a manager comes to your office. They tell you they’ve received approval to hire someone. They are very excited because it’s taken a long time to convince senior leadership to authorize this position. Can you imagine replying, “It will take 95 days and $5,000 please.”? Today’s infographic from SmartRecruiters shares some of the latest […]

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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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