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Take a look at how these 7 influential HR leaders share their valuable experiences in the industry and thoughts on their vocation. Each of these books will enlighten the readers about what matters at the end of the day. Every aspiring leader and HR professional must get their hands on these to learn how to develop a positive approach and overcome obstacles in their career. Work...

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Here are 7 oft-forgotten productivity factors to look out for. 1. Poor Health Illness alone costs the US economy $576B each year. Of this cost, $117 billion is due to absence and worker’s compensation, while another $232 billion come from medical and pharmacy costs. Many would suggest that poor health is clearly at the forefront of our minds when thinking about productivity, but therein lies the difference between...

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The holiday season is upon us, and many individuals are reflecting on their past year, both personally and professionally. In the workplace, leaders and employees alike are contemplating their successes in 2015 and identifying areas where they would like to focus more attention in 2016 and beyond. For many organizations, one area that continues to receive attention is employee engagement. With the number of engaged employees...

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Thirty years ago, a hardworking female executive in Japan had to hide in the washroom until all the men in her company had left before she could return to her desk to finish her work. It was deemed unacceptable for female employees to stay in the office after 5pm. Today, the percentage of women in leadership positions in companies such as Shiseido’s Japanese operations have increased...

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Workplaces have always had multiple generations working side by side. There's the fresh-faced younger generation of newcomers, the established middle generation that holds most of the management roles and the older generation of senior executives who are 30 or 40 years into their careers. Each of these distinct age groups comes with their own generational differences, which can cause some friction among colleagues and bosses. The...

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It's the holiday season! The holidays are a time of celebration, food, and fun, but it is also a time where companies must be sensitive to the varying religious and cultural customs of employees. It is nearly impossible to acknowledge every holiday celebrated during this time, however there are steps organizations can take to create an inclusive environment around the holidays. Here are three steps...

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If you insist on having meetings, here are some tips that you can use to make them more effective. Have A Clear Agenda This is the most important rule for meetings. Do not even think of scheduling a meeting if you don’t have a clear agenda. You’re wasting everyone’s time if you don’t have a clear agenda for people to go through. Here are some important tips when it comes...

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If your team members are not engaged on a regular basis, there is a reason: the culture is not congruent with engagement. Ultimately, to get employees more engaged, the culture must be transformed. One of the biggest challenges to getting employees engaged is over-planning. Too often, leaders say, “We have been working on a plan for three years, but have not seen any improvement.” Just planning...

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Time flies. Today will soon be yesterday! So make your today special – a remarkable and unforgettable one. Be happy and make fun! How you can make your ‘today’ a remarkable and thus, your everyday. Well, here are few ways to do so. Do something new.   If you want to spice of your life then bringing variety is the best way to do so. There are millions...

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