HR Leads Business

Jun 20, 2017 | Barry Lawrence, MBA, HRCI Staff Writer

Uber: A Case for Making HR a Priority ̶ From Day One

I’ve worked at a couple of fast-growing startups in my career and I can tell you, firsthand, that human resource management, other than a priority on recruiting top talent, is often an overlooked priority. That is, until something goes wrong and the company is suddenly in legal hot water.

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Jun 13, 2017 | Barry Lawrence, MBA, HRCI Staff Writer

More Employers Embrace Summer Fridays

Summer hours during Fridays are here for many employees, a trend that is growing based on a new Gartner survey. Data from the CEB Global Talent Monitor (CEB is now Gartner), 42 percent of organizations will offer their employees "Summer Fridays" in 2017, up 20 percent from similar benefits in 2015.

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Jun 6, 2017 | Barry Lawrence, MBA, HRCI Staff Writer

15 Must Read HRCI Blogs in HR Leads Business

Here are the top 15 most popular HR Leads Business blogs of early 2017, published by HR Certification Institute (HRCI). The rankings are based on blogs receiving the most page views during the first five months of 2017.

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Jun 2, 2017 | Barry Lawrence, MBA, HRCI Staff Writer

For College Graduates, Lifelong Learning Has Only Just Begun

ʼTis the season to celebrate graduates for their accomplishments. Ahead is some extra free time over the summer for rest and relaxation, but new alums should also use the months ahead to develop their professional development muscles.

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Jun 1, 2017 | Holly Burkett, Ph.D., SPHR, HRCI Guest Blogger

Reinvent Your Onboarding Process

At Cirrus Logic, ranked eighth on the 2015 Great Place to Work® Best Medium Workplaces list, new hires are immersed in a culture camp called the School of Cirrus Rocks. At the camp, participants first learn about company values through storytelling. They then break into groups and create a story in the form of a song about working at the company. Later, they meet at a local bar with local musicians to perform their songs and get cheered on by their teams and supervisors.

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