As I write this, Mary Barra has made few remarks regarding people plans for the world’s seventh-largest company.Read More
Roughly 70 percent of companies said that high school students who complete their internship programs are likely to land a college internship as well.Read More
I’ve seen the same mentality in the workplace, too, where intimidation and berating prevail over human kindness and educating.Read More
Stick with your employees, especially in times of difficulty and adversity. They might just surprise you, and may even do something amazing.Read More
How does management style affect someone’s ability to lead? We’re wondering if we should promote people with certain styles of leadership (autocratic, democratic, laissez-faire).
—Always in Style, office coordinator, government, Washington, D.C.
As the year draws to a close and the holiday spirit abounds, employers can anticipate reviewing year-end figures to determine who goes on the naughty or nice list.Read More
‘It’s not what we say that matters, but how we behave,’ said new CEO Bernard Tyson.
How should our organization define the term employee engagement?
—Open-Ended Question, staffing/HR services, Highland Mills, New York
Despite the ugliness of football player Richie Incognito’s behavior, the fall-out from the incident may one day be seen as a step in the right direction.Read More
I’d never played craps before. But at a recent conference at the Mandalay Bay resort I gave it a try. Almost immediately, the employees manning the tables earned my respect.Read More