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My Take: Reacting to the Recent Headlines

How is your workplace faring after the horrific and heartbreaking headlines of the last few months? It’s up to HR to take the pulse of your organization and bolster staff morale. Not too long ago, the New York Times ran an editorial titled The Hate Poisoning America in response to the horrific and heartbreaking attack…

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An Interview with Lisa Paul of Oclaro

Creating one culture and one team from a siloed group of acquired companies was a challenge for Lisa Paul at Oclaro, but HR made it happen. When Lisa Paul signed on to take the helm of Oclaro’s HR department after some 30 years in HR for firms like Cisco and others, she knew the company…

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WSJ Glassdoor Expose: How Big a Bombshell Is It?

Et tu, Glassdoor? It’s getting to be that you can’t believe everything you read online anymore. Here’s the latest. The Wall Street Journal just released what could be a bombshell lobbed smack into the middle of not only your hiring process but your company’s brand as well. It’s about Glassdoor, the online site where employees…

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Expert Tips for Finding a Remote Job Fast

Dreaming of working from home? Technology has made it easier for telecommuters with more availability of work-from-home jobs than ever before. However, these positions are often highly coveted, which means you have plentiful competition. What’s more, there are a lot of telecommuting scams out there. So how can you separate the legit from the fake? These…

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My Take: Glassdoor is Disrupting Hiring, HR’s Turn to Step Up

Glassdoor, now one of the world’s largest job and recruiting sites, where current and former employees rate their employers, was founded in 2007. You didn’t hear much about it in those early days. It certainly wasn’t a vital factor in most people’s job searches, apart from post-college new hires or young millennials. Now? Glassdoor has…

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An Interview with Archana Singh of John Wiley & Sons

When Archana Singh signed on as EVP and CHRO at John Wiley & Sons in 2016, she knew she was taking on a tall order. Wiley, a global leader in research and education, was in the midst of a large-scale global technology transformation to shift the company’s focus to digital offerings. “The business was changing,…

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An Interview with Michael Kerrigan of Interactive Brokers

Michael Kerrigan says he got into HR by accident. “Many years back, I was working as a payroll and tax specialist and was promoted to Payroll Manager,” he says. “HR was something I was interested in, and working in such close proximity, I learned a lot about HR processes.” However, it was difficult to transition…

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Just got laid off? Do these 5 things before you leave

Mass layoffs are back in the news. January was particularly brutal for journalists. Buzzfeed announced it was reducing its workforce by 15%. Verizon cut about 7% of media division staff. And Gannett, the nation’s largest newspaper chain, slashed dozens of jobs across the country. Hearing the news that you’ve just been laid off can be a devastating blow. If you end…

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An Interview with Kellie Teal-Guess of CyrusOne

Would you get a tattoo of your company’s logo? At the Texas-based data center company CyrusOne, 120 of its 405 employees have chosen to do just that. Why? For Kellie Teal-Guess, executive vice president and Chief People Officer at CyrusOne, it’s all about culture. “We have something special going on at CyrusOne,” she says. “We’re…

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