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5 TV Shows With Worse Office Drama Than Your Workplace
Office drama can be a stressful part of any job. And human conflict is a tale as old as time. But when workplace theatrics start to look eerily like the latest episode of Game of Thrones or Mad Men it’s probably time to take closer look at what’s happening with your employees. Let’s take a […]
Jawbs: Sharks’ Similarities to Job Titles
Just like you and me, sharks have their own set of personality traits, and these attributes have set both species apart as apex predators. In honor of one of the greatest weeks featuring our misconstrued finned friends from the sea, TV’s Shark Week, let’s discuss the parallels shared between sharks and job titles of corporate […]
Rethink the Shark: Don’t Let Fear Hold You Back
Despite their bad rap, sharks aren’t quite the bloodthirsty animals Hollywood has made them out to be. While Jaws may have been a box-office champ, reality paints a different picture of these toothy sea creatures. Thanks to that 1975 film and other pieces of pop culture across contemporary media – including Discovery’s summer annual Shark Week programming – we […]
How to Break Down Silos: A U.S. Military Formula for Today’s Business Execs
Some business leaders find that “silos” develop within their organization, where departments do not communicate effectively with one another, hindering efficiency (particularly in interdepartmental goals and projects). Implementing interdisciplinary task forces when appropriate can give your organization the agility necessary to innovate and respond to external challenges. In Deloitte’s 2017 Global Human Capital Trends survey, […]
5 Leadership Lessons HR Can Learn from American History
Here at Paycom we love green, but on the heels of the 4th of July, we thought it would be appropriate to stay with the Red, White and Blue. The story of how we earned our freedom is a vast and important one, and is still relateable, especially in the office. Here are five specific […]
3 Standout Solutions for Companies Seeking Top Talent
Attracting the right talent is more than posting online job openings and hoping candidates see your amazing workplace and open positions. Top-talent candidates typically have more than one option to choose. As an employer, this means putting extra thought into recruiting efforts and company branding. 1. Proclaim the Positives Do you have a positive workplace […]
Employees Stay for Meaningful Work
Finding meaningful work is one of life’s greatest challenges. Some people spend their whole life trying to identify their purpose, yet never figure it out. Millennials, who will continue to make up a growing percentage of our workforce, are especially driven by their pursuit of personal development and purpose. Most savvy employers know the importance […]
3 Tips for Your Next Performance Review
Are you dreading your next annual performance review? Not sure what to expect, or how to prepare? Annual performance reviews should encourage growth, celebrate achievements and set goals for the coming year. Here are a few tips to help you get the most out of your next review. 1. Keep an Open Mind As hard […]
Workplace Communication Across Different Generations
Managers face many difficult challenges in the workplace, but one obstacle that often is overlooked is the need to communicate with up to four different generations in a single office setting. From the 18-year-old intern to the 72-year-old seasoned professional, human resources professionals need to find a balance between them and a method of expression […]
3 Mistakes Managers Make During Performance Reviews (And How to Fix Them)
Are you and your employees prepared for their annual performance reviews? While every organization approaches performance reviews differently, one commonality remains the same: Performance reviews are an important part of the employer’s role. The approach your managers take to this conversation will set the tone for employees’ performance and engagement. Here are three mistakes – […]
Because Attitude Is Everything, Do These 8 Things
A simple smile, an act of kindness and showing gratitude go a long way with people, especially in the workplace. It can be difficult to maintain a positive attitude when dealing with stressful situations and pressing deadlines, but choosing to do so can play a big role in career success and stress reduction. And attitude […]
Employee Productivity: Here’s What Really Matters
Today’s business leaders are dealing with a lot. Along with the technology-shaped elephant in the room, the increase in internal business collaboration (50 percent in the past two decades), the change in performance management and the influx of millennials have left many companies scrambling. Despite these changes, the goals of businesses have remained constant: Generate […]