Editor's Note: In today's fast-paced news cycle, we know it's difficult to keep up with the latest and greatest HR trends and stories. To make sure you're updated, we're recapping our most popular articles every month in our "In Case You Missed It" series. Keep reading for August's top stories!
If You Want to Motivate Employees, Stop Worrying About Culture
Company culture tends to dominate the conversation when it comes to employee motivation, but "climate" arguably impacts engagement more directly—in part because it's easier to assess and change. Find out how the six elements of organizational climate can help boost motivation, morale and productivity.
Are You a Leader or a Teacher? (or Both?)
We talk about leadership a lot, but there is also a case to be made for "teaching" in the workplace—and no, it's not the same as "training." Find out why.
Four Reasons Video Is Your New Recruiting Holy Grail
Get this: There is more video content uploaded to the web in a month than created for TV in the past three decades. Video is no longer just a nice touch—it's an essential recruiting strategy. So why aren't more companies using it for recruiting?
How I Moved From Hostess to Head of Hiring
Brianna Foulds started at California Pizza Kitchen as a hostess. Find out how she moved up to become the recruiting leader thirteen years later.
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What's in a Name? 5 New HR Titles to Replace HR
Job titles are having a moment. Business analysts call themselves "data wranglers." Marketers are "brand defenders" and "growth hackers." Salespeople are "customer success managers" — the list goes on. But what about human resources job titles?
Ethics in human resources: 6 guidelines for HR teams
Today's human resources professionals manage more moral, ethical and legal responsibilities than ever before. Beyond compensation and benefits, HR teams are now tasked with challenges like fostering workforce diversity, addressing inequality issues and setting standards around workplace conduct.