Category Archives: Leadership

How to Effectively Minimize Workplace Distractions

How to Effectively Minimize Workplace Distractions

As technology progresses and people become more engaged with social media, workplace distractions are inevitable. Some employees are able to maintain a high level of focus while others are seemingly easily distracted by the slightest interruption. Career experts believe that although workplace distractions are commonplace, they do not have to interfere with work. The key…

This Is How HR Departments Can Encourage Networking

This Is How HR Departments Can Encourage Networking

There’s no question that networking is important in all professions. Networking is critical to professional development. However, many people are intimidated at the thought of networking, particularly in the workplace. Although it can be a nerve-wracking experience, networking allows employees to get to know colleagues and superiors on a deeper level. Networking events not only…

Should HR be Concerned about Candidates’ Salary History?

Should HR be Concerned about Candidates’ Salary History?

Questions about education, references, and job history commonly arise during the job interview process. However, the question of salary history is almost always an uncomfortable one for both candidates and interviewers. A lot of companies don’t bother to ask candidates for their salary history or inquire about their salary preferences when they apply for a…

Top Ways to Create Attractive Compensation Packages

Top Ways to Create Attractive Compensation Packages

Compensation is defined as the sum of both monetary and non-monetary incentives given to an employee by an employer in exchange for performance. While every company’s definition of compensation may be different, all businesses understand that in order to attract and keep a skilled workforce, compensation must be taken seriously. Crafting appropriate compensation packages requires…