How to get great work from more people

It is time to forget about Quiet Quitting and Quiet Firing. Instead, think about the Pareto Principle from physics and microeconomics, commonly known as the 80/20 rule. Your goal should be to figure out how to expand the 20 percentage…

Remote work uncovered but didn’t create problems

Surveys show that the war over hybrid, remote, and office-based work continues. It is a conflict that about two-thirds of current remote and hybrid workers are willing to quit over. And the number of employees working remotely or in hybrid…

Don’t be stupid with layoffs. Follow these 7 best practices.

Last week’s announcements by Meta (11,000 employees let go), Twitter (3,700), Stripe (1,100), and Lyft (700) turned heads as the high-tech stalwarts of the US economy stumbled. Previously, Coinbase, Shopify, Netflix, Microsoft, Snap, Robinhood, and Tesla had cut employees. When companies…

Six strategies to improve your ability to attract and hire veterans

This week we celebrate Veteran's Day so let's remember our Vets.  According to the US General Accountability Office, about 200,000 US veterans leave the military and enter the civilian workforce each year, and they have excellent skills. Hiring veterans is…

Seven HR Strategies in the War Between Executives and Employees, 2023

As HR Departments finalize their strategies and budgets for 2023, their workforces face daunting challenges. According to The Conference Board, the US economy will continue to restrict and achieve only 1.5 percent GDP growth by the end of 2022 and…

More companies are hiring the formerly incarcerated with success

The labor shortage has pushed more companies to recruit employees who have served time in prison, according to NPR and The Wall Street Journal,. There are more than 70 million formerly incarcerated people in the US. But, for employers, their…

Are you ready for job posting pay transparency?

California may join Colorado in requiring companies that post jobs to disclose hourly pay rates and salary ranges. Washington and New York states may soon follow. Fortune 1000 companies frequently follow the trends of large states like California and New…

Join me at AZ Tech’s MedTech Conference

Curious to learn all about the latest medical technology innovations being developed right here in Arizona? Join me at the @aztechcouncil’s 2022 MedTech Conference on Tuesday, June 21 to hear from an accomplished line-up of healthcare innovators and the businesses…