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4 Opportunities to Empower Employees on Payday

According to a recent survey, many workers find their paystub confusing to read. However, a little help from their employer could yield huge dividends.
Ever look at your paycheck and wonder what certain acronyms and abbreviations mean? Or how specific taxes or deduction affect your overall earnings? What’s the difference between filing zero or one anyway? Although a paystub is loaded with important information, it can also be frustrating for an employee who doesn’t understand where his or her hard-earned money is going every payday. ...




Mind Your Management: How to Be a More Mindful Leader

In an increasingly busy and connected world, it's easy to get swept up in endless to-do lists, emails and social media feeds. But when was the last time you acted mindfully — slowed down, took a breath and focused on just one singular thing?Mindful leadership simply means that you are highly aware of what's going on around you, said Richard Jolly, adjunct professor of organizational behavior at the London Business School. ...




How We Closed the Gap Between Men’s and Women’s Retention Rates

Many companies continue to struggle with advancing and retaining women. As we’ve studied our own progress at BCG, we have found that gender disparities in our senior cohorts are not completely explained by traditional workplace concerns, such as work-life balance, maternity leave, unequal pay, and differential ambitions. ...




Take Steps Toward Mental Health

Use your Business Acumen to make the case for investing in the mental health of employees
Mental illness affects an estimated 43.4 million adults in the U.S., the National Institute of Mental Health reports. That's almost the population of California, the most populous state, and its neighbor Arizona combined. ...




7 Things to Consider When Your Employee Asks to Move Teams

Employees rotating to a different team within the organization happens often. Here's how to determine if it's the right move.
Internal transfers are not a new phenomenon. Employees rotating to a different team within the organization happens often; however, it’s not always easy for managers to tell whether or not it’s the right move. ...




Don't Be Blind to Workplace Harassment: 5 Tough Questions to Ask

Leaders, managers and HR all need to work together to be on the lookout for trouble and address it before it makes headlines.
Combating workplace harassment isn’t as simple as setting a policy and keeping your door open to employee complaints. ...




Why You Should Run Your Business Like Bill Belichick

The New England Patriots are probably the most successful NFL team in the past 15 years. The team has won the American Football Conference East for 13 of the past 15 years, averaged 11.65 wins and 4.35 losses per season, won the AFC six times and the Super Bowl four times. ...




9 Strategies to Recruiting Better Salespeople

Many CEOs and sales managers say great salespeople are impossible to find, but some organizations consistently hire them anyway -- it's why they increase their top-line revenue year after year -- by convincing the best of the best to work for them.Recruiting is the most important aspect to make your company grow and hit new profitability benchmarks, so never stop looking for sales talent. ...




Workplace Disability Discrimination Claims Are on the Rise

Data on workplace discrimination in 2016 has been released, and the numbers are grim. Across the board, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) found that discrimination complaints rose yet again, and disability-based discrimination appears to be steadily increasing. ...




Increasing Female Employment rates will boost the GDP in OCED countries by 12%

The Global Women Principal PwC has released its ‘Women in Work Index’ research stating the progress made and emphasizing the need to make more attempts in increasing female employment rates. The research highlights the ups and downs in the Index across OCED (Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development) countries. ...