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  • How Double-Clicking Can Make Your a Better Leader
    by Marshall Goldsmith - August 3, 2017
    Recently, I interviewed highly respected Conversational Intelligence®, We-centric Leadership, Neuro-Innovation expert and Marshall Goldsmith 100 Coach winner, Judith Glaser. We talked about many different leadership topics relating to conversational intelligence, including Judith’s leadership tool called the Double-Click. Below is a short excerpt from our interview about this wonderful tool that will help any leader...
  • Why it's Essential for Every Leader to Understand Project Management
    by Alexandra Levit - August 3, 2017
    Being overlean could be your downfall. Why project management is not just for the big firms. Shazir Mucklai is a startlingly young angel investor and adviser in disruptive startups. He currently runs a six-figure PR firm helping startups commercialize their products and launch their ideas. I say that he is startlingly young because according to his LinkedIn profile, he is still in college. One of things I love about work...
  • What Are The Different Generations In The Workplace? Your Definitive Guide
    by Lindsey Pollak - August 2, 2017
    When we talk about generational differences, it’s easy to fall into overly generalized stereotypes: Baby Boomers are responsible. (Funny, they used to be called the “Me Generation.”) Millennials are slackers. (Wait, wasn’t that Gen X?) Gen Xers are neglected middle children. (Paging Jan Brady.) Gen Zs march to their own drum. (Like…every generation before them?) Stereotypes are sil...
  • How to Prevent Organizational Drag
    by Alexandra Levit - July 28, 2017
    Want to be more productive tomorrow? Zero in on your organization’s time, its talent, and its energy. In their new book, TIME | TALENT | ENERGY: Overcome Organizational Drag and Unleash Your Team’s Productive Power, Bain & Company partner Michael Mankins and his co-author Eric Garton identify the specific causes of organizational drag – otherwise known as the collection of institutional factors that slow t...
  • Agility Master: How to Make An Effective Business Decision on the Fly
    by Alexandra Levit - July 25, 2017
    In an increasingly agile world, how can we make the best decisions with limited information? Leaders do not always have the luxury of time when making a critical business decision, yet research shows that quick decisions are often remarkably solid despite time pressures. Here are six strategies for coming to the best conclusion in a non-ideal situation. Strategy 1: Define Your Result Consider why you must make a promp...
  • Are You Wondering What Employees Are Really Thinking?
    by Alexandra Levit - July 18, 2017
    Gallup’s annual State of the American Workplace report is one of the largest treasure troves of employee satisfaction data in the world. I like going hunting, so I broke down some of the essential findings for you. Gallup asked nearly 200,000 US employees their opinions on a variety of topics current transforming our workforces, including flextime, agile performance management, and matrixed teaming. Exactly how criti...
  • Adverse Impact Analysis: Aggregation of Races
    by Dan Kuang, Marife Ramos - July 14, 2017
    In August 2013, Adverse Impact (AI) analysis received one of the most important judicial clarifications rendered since its formal Supreme Court codification in 1971. Administrative Law Judge Kenneth A. Krantz ruled in favor of VF Jeanswear (VF) and denied OFCCP’s request for summary judgment against VF. In his decision, Judge Krantz formally clarified and articulated a judicial position on methods of grouping races for AI...
  • Best Practices for Developing Written Accommodation Procedures
    by Linda C. Batiste - July 14, 2017
    Providing effective accommodations for applicants and employees with disabilities can benefit federal contractors in many ways. First, there is compliance with legal requirements; Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act requires federal contractors to provide reasonable accommodations. Then there are the business reasons; providing accommodations produces low cost, high impact benefits such as retention of valued employees,...
  • I’m All About That Tech
    by Carla Irwin - July 14, 2017
    Like I said, I am all about technology. It is essential to make your systems work for you instead of fighting to gather and analyze employee data. However, making the move to an HR system for the first time or moving systems isn’t without its issues; therefore, here are a few affirmative action compliance items to keep in mind: recordkeeping requirements, viewing and access to data, what to do with the originals, accessi...
  • Pay Equity: Old-School or Cutting Edge?
    by Cheryl L. Behymer - July 14, 2017
    The Equal Pay Act was passed in 1963. That same year, the Beatles wanted to hold your hand, President Kennedy was assassinated, and women were earning 59 to 64 cents for every dollar earned by men working the same jobs. Over 50 years later, the gender pay gap still exists. Although there has been progress, women today still only earn about 79 to 80 cents for every dollar earned by men. For women of color, the pay gap is...