The Website and Blog of HR Author and Speaker Lori Kleiman

Providing Employee Feedback to Ensure the Long-Term Success of Your Star Employees

providing employees feedback

One thing we know from research is that most employees want a job where they are aligned with the company and making a difference.  It does not mean they have the solution for world peace, but that what they are doing every day supports the goals of the business. This

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Make 2018 the Year to Invest in Your HR Career

invest in your hr career

Now is the time for setting goals for 2018 and likely you have at least one that has to do with getting ahead in your current position, finding a new job, or figuring out a way to make more money. That’s why now is the time to invest in your

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Communicating Your Company’s Anti-Harassment Policy to Employees through Effective Anti-Harassment Training

How to Clearly Communicate Position Harassment in the Workplace

You do not want to be the next company on the evening news! The only way to ensure that does not happen is by clearly communicating to your employees your company’s anti-harassment policy through effective anti-harassment training, so they understand what will and will not be tolerated. Communicating Your Anti-Harassment

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A 2017 Year-End Thank You Gift for You!

thank you

2017 is almost over! Where did the time go? And did you “get it all done?” If not, we totally get it. It’s hard to stay on top of everything, especially if you (like so many!) are an HR Department of One… As we look ahead to the new year,

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6 Steps Leaders Can Follow to Help Stop Harassment in the Workplace

harassment in the workplace

Harassment and discrimination issues are flooding the news. What we do not hear as much about, however, is the massive impact harassment in the workplace can have on businesses. Businesses compete for both employees and customers. Each expects you to have ethical workplaces that treat people with respect. Employees have

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Employee Competency: The “What” AND the “How”

employee competency

Rebecca and Kate attended similar schools, took similar courses, achieved similar grades, landed similar jobs in similar companies… Yet Kate has been much more successful in her career, having been promoted several times whereas Rebecca is still in her original position. How could this be? The answer is because Kate

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Connect with Your Team: Don’t Go It Alone!

connect with your team

We all have day to day stuff to get done, and often just doing it the way we’ve always done it is the easiest. Lots of employees have ideas, but who has time to listen to all of it? And so many of the ideas are self-serving and expensive that

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Where’s Waldo – Your New Team Member May Be Right Under Your Nose!


The face of your candidate pool has likely changed a great deal in the last 20 years. We know that people are moving from one job to the next more quickly these days. But is that a problem? Yes, you spend time training only to have them leave in many

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A New Definition of Teams: Adding Augmented Reality

augmented reality and the new face of teamwork

As professionals in the workplace, we have to carve out time to look into the future. The crystal ball of what may or may not be coming down the pike is essential information to have as you evaluate options and create new initiatives for your business. Human Resources in the

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Debunking the Millennials Myth


Millennials are the workforce of today – and as many in my world know – some of my favorite team members. They were born post 1981, and have seen an awful lot in their lives. Think about it, Millennials have seen the incorporation of technology into our daily lives, lived

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