5 Types of Toxic Employees and How to Deal with Them [Infographic]

Guest post by: Reuben Yonatan Founder and CEO of GetVoIP. Reuben’s writings blend commentary, research, and perspective on cloud computing, digital media, software trends, business strategies, and enterprise solutions.   One bad apple is all it takes. A toxic employee is an enormous liability for your company. Expensive, demoralizing, and infuriating, they can bring teamwork […]

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Start the New Year Right: Workplace Wellness

From lifestyle coaching to weight loss programs, 62 percent of organizations offer wellness programs, according to the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) 2014 Employee Benefits Survey. By preventing or lessening employee health conditions, organizations hope to save on long-term health care costs. However, employers and HR professionals may find it difficult to evaluate the […]

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That’s NOT HR’s Domain

I believe most HR departments understand their purpose and why they exist within organizations. It’s all about HUMAN CAPITAL. Recruiting it, retaining it, training it, managing it, developing it. Yes, sometimes you’ll plan a company picnic, and yes, sometimes you’ll put together a dress code PowerPoint. A good HR department will understand that there’s a […]

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This Week I Turn 35.

Dear Cosmo and Glamour, I turn 35 this week. I seldom read you, except when trapped in waiting rooms where the only other option is a well loved version of Highlights magazine. I must tell you, however- I refuse to buy into your crappy lists that tell me what I can and can’t do at […]

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Pick Two (Good, fast, cheap)

I wish I could put this sign in every home, every business, and every public place I could find. This is the TRUTH. When you’re looking at vendors, don’t be wooed by the folks who tout their solution as the cheapest, the fastest, and the best. Something has to give. Companies make money somewhere. Put […]

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The Social Media Overshare and You

I’m fairly active on social media. If you google my name, you’ll find a Pinterest account, where I pin and save elaborate DIY bookshelves that I’ll never actually make. You’ll see a Twitter account with far too many photos of my daughter and football memes. There’s a locked down Facebook account that details my weekends, […]

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Wage Gap for Women in the Law

Did you know women in the legal industry only earn 87 percent of male attorneys’ salaries? Today there is a wide gender gap in pay and professional opportunities for women in the legal industry and the basis for this pay gap is multifaceted. One reason is that women’s billable rates to clients are often less […]

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Pay Ranges: The Great Divide

Most HR professionals that I know are in one of two camps when it comes to employee compensation. There’s Camp Disclosure, where employees have access to the company pay grades and understand where they fall in the structure. There’s Camp Shield, who believes that employees don’t need to know that that what they know could […]

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