3 states require individual mandate reporting

  • July 12, 2018

Some states have initiated their own individual mandates—which require most residents to have health coverage—in an effort to stabilize shaky state insurance markets.

Nail employees’ midyear check-ins

  • July 12, 2018

Now is the perfect time to sit down with employees, assess how far they’ve come—and determine how far they still need to go.

Extract value from every encounter

  • July 05, 2018

Listening to your employees involves more than running staff meetings and taking a few questions at the end. To maximize each encounter at work, try these four things.

Prevent learning decay at work

  • July 04, 2018

You invest a good bit of time and money on learning and development opportunities for employees at work. Make sure that the training sticks by following these rules.

Public speaking … just for laughs

  • July 03, 2018

Q. People can give me all the tips in the world about how to control my nerves before a speech, but they never seem to take. Want to take a crack at one?

Cash is still king for performance incentives

  • July 02, 2018

Short-term, cash incentives continue to dominate the incentive-pay landscape among American employers, according to new research released last month by the WorldatWork...

10 seeds of hardy engagement

  • June 30, 2018

Whether you’re blogging to support a cause, share a hobby, market a business, or other reasons, reader engagement is an important part of that landscape. To grow a...

Hiring for a brand-new job

  • June 28, 2018

When companies expand, very often positions are created that never existed before. Those may be a little tricky to fill because the procedures have not been fine-tuned...

Steve Jobs v. George Lucas: The standoff

  • June 28, 2018

In late 1985, Steve Jobs had launched NeXT and wanted to buy a unit of Lucasfilm that made special-effects software for the movies. But finalizing a deal meant haggling...