Working Smarter Means Organizations Need to Personalize Work

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How to Talk About Psychological Safety In Your Organization

A couple of months ago, I published an article about psychological safety, which is the concept of allowing individuals to take risks such as speaking their mind or challenging the status quo. Afterward, I received a note from an HR Bartender reader asking how to bring up the subject with their manager. It’s a great…

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When New CEOs Onboard, CHROs Are Often Gone…

One of the biggest reasons I wrote my new book (The 9 Faces of HR) was the sheer number of friends and colleagues I have in HR who have lost their positions, at least in part, to organizational change. A recent report puts a number to how at-risk HR is when C-level leadership changes out….

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Why Training and Development = Success All Round

Guest post from Royston Guest:Growing and developing is a two-way partnership between the individual and the business. I think of it as a ‘soft contract’, the rules of engagement for how both parties can achieve maximum value from the relationship. If you are able to link your personal and professional growth to the organisation, you…

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NLRB: An employer’s “sign this arbitration agreement or you’re fired” edict is totally cool with us

Image by Andreas Breitling from Pixabay What a difference a few years make. Two years, Richard Griffin, the former General Counsel of the National Labor Relation Board (“NLRB“), stood before the U.S. Supreme Court and argued in Epic Systems v. Lewis that arbitration agreements requiring employees to forego the ability to pursue collective or class…

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