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In Search of an Ideal Workplace

An ideal workplace would be a nice place to be for the majority of employees and at the same time successful from a business perspective and smart enough to remain ahead of the competition.   832 more words

Video Saturday: Using Behavioral Economics to Drive Employee Benefits Participation

What is behavioral economics and how can organizations apply it in employee communications and enrollment processes to increase participation in benefits programs? Steve Wendel, Ph.D., Principal Scientist, … 26 more words


New norm

Modern society has turned away from absolute standards of conduct. Instead of a guilt ethic (restraint by conscience) we have a shame ethic (restraint by fear of apprehension).” Thou shalt not get caught” is widely regarded as Eleventh Commandment. 162 more words


Unconventional HR Advice: Love Your People

Last week I was listening to a business owner talk about how he leads his company. He talked through several areas he thought were pertinent, but one statement he made really stuck out. 11 more words

Why Your Best Performers Usually Make the Worst Leaders


We all make this mistake, and we’ll continue to make this mistake.

It’s the same old story: One of your employees performs really, really well, and because of their performance you move them out of the position they are in and put them in a leadership position. 107 more words

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Human Resources + Agriculture = HR4Ag Video Series!

Are you a farmer or producer looking for help with human resources?  If you are, keep reading.  This post is for you!

We have heard that some of you need assistance with employee and family business issues, so we are creating online tools designed to help! 113 more words


Spooky Things to Consider For Your Company’s Halloween Party

By Margaret Jacoby, MJ Management Solutions

Halloween is almost here, which means you’re probably organizing the company party and possibly the costume policy. But what’s spookier than this year’s costume lineup is the risk of your company being sued because of those festivities. 54 more words

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