#ICYMI: Risky rogue employees and the theory behind highly emotionally intelligent people

June 19, 2015

In case you missed it (ICYMI), here’s the skinny on the top trending articles covering workplace culture, employee development and business. Enjoy!   Are rogue employees hurting your business? Don’t tell HR or IT, but I’d be lying if I didn’t identify with the rogue employee. I’m always on the prowl for a faster, easier…

Read More

5 Best Trends for Creating a Fun and Engaging Office Environment

June 18, 2015

If you are like the majority of the workforce you spend your days at the office. In fact, based on the average 40 hour workweek, over the course of our careers it is estimated that we spend up to 10.3 years of our lives at work, and most of that time at the office. Add…

Read More

ICYMI: Feeling overworked and overwhelmed? You are not alone!

June 12, 2015

With the summer sunshine heating up, here are some cool articles we wanted to share in this week’s In case you missed it (ICYMI) blog. Here’s our recap of this week’s trending topics on workforce trends, learning development and human resources. Grab a cold drink, find a spot of shade and enjoy!   Overwhelmed at…

Read More

Making Learning Matter

June 9, 2015

Everyone wants to learn, but no one has the time.   According to Bersin, the modern learner is overwhelmed, distracted and impatient. To make matters worse, only 1% of the typical workweek is time that is available for employees to focus on training and development. That’s not a lot.   With limited time available, no…

Read More

ICYMI: How to shine in any interview

June 5, 2015

Good news for recent graduates and those looking to make a job change! With unemployment rates declining and plethora new jobs opening, one thing is certain: there will be a lot more interviews happening! In this week’s in case you missed it (ICYMI), we’ve pulled three top-notch article covering everything you need to know about…

Read More

Workplace Epidemic: Talent Hoarding

June 3, 2015

Earlier this year we posted a blog on the workplace epidemic of knowledge hoarders, or people who “gather information for personal preservation and future use.” Although knowledge hoarding is an ongoing problem, there seems to be second epidemic running rampant in the workplace. An epidemic of not just hoarding information, but hoarding talent. You might…

Read More

ICYMI: The rules of work, dealing with conflict, and the rise of independent contractors

May 29, 2015

Another day, another dollar! And, another week full of thought-provoking articles, opinions and research on workforce trends. In case you missed it (ICYMI), here’s a recap of the articles that had our undivided attention this week.   The great debate: Old rules of work vs. New rules of work Opinions on how to balance personal…

Read More

Compliance = Organizational Cat Herding

May 28, 2015

Here’s how to get your team on-board! You know the drill. You’ve got a compliance-based training event that has to be completed by a certain date to satisfy the powers that be (and avoid some serious fines or really bad PR). Whether it’s involving harassment, regulatory mandates (Sarbanes-Oxley, anyone?!?) or general safety training – you…

Read More

ICYMI: Don’t forget to take vacation

May 22, 2015

In case you missed it (ICYMI) Memorial Day weekend is right around the corner. The pools are open, the weather is warmer, the days are longer and summer is almost here! With all the excitement and plans for a busy, relaxing and active summer, many people struggle with the fear of taking time off.  …

Read More

ICYMI: The realities of unpaid overtime, the aging workforce and HR

May 15, 2015

Well, we can’t say we didn’t see this coming! In case you missed it (ICYMI) millennials took over the American workforce this week. According to Pew Research, for the first time, those kids aged 18 to 34, are now the largest segment of the workforce. But enough about millennials, let’s go through this week’s trending…

Read More