Dr. Edward 'Ned' Hallowell, a respected expert on attention deficit disorder and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, explains the underlying reasons why people lose their focus at work.Read More
Mary Lippitt, a faculty member at the University of South Florida, claims that results get derailed when leaders narrow their focus or personalized situations.Read More
We've been reading about the supposed importance of cultural diversity, but haven't companies always dealt with diverse workforces? This is America after all, land of the melting pot. Explain why diversity is more than a buzzword, something actionable that demonstrably improves business outcomes.
—Mingle and Melt, diversity consultant, Lansing, Michigan
Chicago-area hot dog stand Felony Franks has made hiring decisions part of its social mission.Read More
The Chicago-based consulting firm now offers 16 weeks of paid leave to female employees in an effort to attract and retain top talent.Read More
Utterances of overtly offensive terms in the workplace should, in nearly all cases, suffice to state a claim under Title VII.Read More
How the grueling life of an IT consultant drove a promising engineer to the brink of depression.Read More
The top people person at Google gives rare insight into the search engine giant’s human capital management practices.Read More
Laws in other countries differ, and U.S. investigation protocols may need to be significantly modified to comply with the particular employment and data protection laws in that country.Read More
Would it help us build camaraderie and culture to create an inclusive “get-to-know-you sheet” to encourage our employees to develop stronger relationships? Honestly, our focus on culture is newfound. We know it’s important and want to develop tools that nurture it, yet some of our managers don’t fully appreciate how culture ties back to their responsibilities. Suggestions?
—Nervous Newbie, project manager, financial services, Cleveland, Ohio