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January 30, 2019

6 Things HR Leaders Should Keep an Eye on in 2019

By: Jerene Ang for Human Resources In today’s highly competitive business environment, talent is clearly recognized as a business differentiation. Hence, it’s no surprise that 83% of talent leaders feel their mission is to create a business impact, Randstad Sourceright’s 2019 Talent Trends Report found. In line with that, the research...

January 29, 2019

Here’s How to Manage Customers and Clients Like a Pro

By: Anne Shaw for The Muse, picture by rawpixel on Unsplash Many of today’s jobs with the most openings—nurses and health aides, customer service reps and sales representatives, just to name a few—require you to manage relationships with customers or clients. So, not only will displaying relationship-building skills likely land...

January 25, 2019

Top 10 Career Podcasts To Listen to This Year

By: Jillian Kramer for Glassdoor, picture by NeONBRAND on Unsplash  There’s an easy way you can improve your career and reach your job goals each day—in the time it takes you to commute to work. It’s listening to podcasts! Whether you want to snag a promotion, switch careers, or take...

January 24, 2019

2 Workplace Benefit Trends That Should be on Your Radar

By: David Shadovitz for Human Resource Executive It’s become something of a tradition to begin the new year with an acquisition or two in the HR vendor space. This year, we weren’t disappointed. On Jan. 15, New York-based benefits consultancy The Segal Group announced it had...

January 23, 2019

10 Questions to Help You Run an Effective Meeting

By: Alyse Kalish for The Muse, picture by rawpixel on Unsplash  Here’s a sad reality: Managers spend anywhere from 35% to 50% of their time in meetings, and yet executives consider over half of those meetings to be failures. This isn’t that shocking. All too often we find ourselves in a brainstorming...

January 16, 2019

12 Expert Tips to Make 2019 Your Most Productive Year Yet

By: Lydia Dishman for Fast Company, picture by PeopleImages/Getty Images As a nation, we’re obsessed with getting stuff done. There is an endless supply of advice from time management experts, productivity evangelists, and thought leaders who have managed to hack their way into the 24-hour day and wring...

January 15, 2019

Why a Cluttered Desk Kills Your Productivity — and How to Fix It

By: Julianne Pepitone for Know Your Value/NBC News, picture by ilbusca / Getty Images/iStockphoto You may not have heard of National Clean Off Your Desk Day, but experts say the Jan. 14 holiday is one worth celebrating — especially if you’d like to boost your productivity. “When your...

January 11, 2019

Your 2019 Employment Law Compliance Checklist

By: Jon Hyman for Workforce, picture by Glenn Carstens-Peters on Unsplash Today is the start of the first full week of 2019. Which means it’s a perfect time to take a step back and review your efforts at HR and employment law compliance for the coming year. This list...

January 10, 2019

IRS Announces Tax Season Start Date Despite Government Shutdown

By: Kelly Phillips Erb for Forbes, picture from GETTY The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has announced that tax season will open on Monday, January 28, 2019. The IRS will begin accepting paper and electronic tax returns that day. The IRS made the start date announcement despite the ongoing government...

January 9, 2019

15 Bad Work Habits I’m Ditching This Year (and You Should, Too!)

By: Jaclyn Westlake for The Muse I used to love making big, dramatic new year’s resolutions. I’d promise to work out every day, stop eating junk food, or finally become fluent in Spanish. But eventually, I realized that I wasn’t so great at following through on my...