HR White Papers

White Papers from leading HR experts provide great insight and research on timely relevant HR topics.

Innovation and Creativity in Your Organization

July 29, 2016

“Innovation is the lifeblood to any organization’s continued success. It helps overcome the many challenges we face. Here’s why: Organizations face challenges EVERYWHERE, from global competition to rapid changes in technology, changing demographics, an aging population, etc. Too big to fail is no longer a realistic survival reality. Huge organizations are becoming extinct at a faster rate of attrition than ever before. Here’s the proof. In 1958, the average life span of an S&P 500 company was 58 years. Today it’s less than 18 years. We need to infuse our organizations with a creative spirit to achieve innovation. So…What is “Creativity” anyway? Why bother pursuing it for your organization? Creativity means looking at the same information as everyone else, and seeing something different. Okay, but what is ‘Innovation’ and why is THAT a mission-critical imperative for your future success? Innovation entails turning creative ideas into action. It’s all about what’s NEW, BETTER, NEXT. Got it. So, why is innovation so critical to your organization’s very survival?” Download this white paper to continue reading … Our author, Ethan L. Chazin, is the founder and president of The Chazin Group LLC. He gives motivational talks on confrontational and transformational topics, delivers training and professional development programs, and provides one-on-one and group-based executive coaching, strategic advisory consulting, and HR consulting services. After spending more than 20 years in corporate America in marketing and sales roles, he had a life-changing vision to apply his passion for helping others with his branding, marketing, and communications expertise.

Effectively Manage Employees at Any Stage of Your Career

June 2, 2016

As a supervisor you must be able to work effectively with your team and accomplish the goals of the organization. Situations may arise in your career when new techniques and managerial style is needed to fulfill your role as a manager. Managing a staff that is considerably older or younger than you or trying to manage former coworkers can create unique challenges. This white paper will provide tips on some of the top occurring situations that arise for individuals in a managerial role. Learn tips on managing unique scenarios like: - Generational differences - New department or industry - Former coworkers - Cross-departmental teams

Weight Loss at the Workplace - Legal Issues in Reducing Health Care Costs and Promoting Wellness

May 6, 2016

The current data tells us that we face a health crisis over obesity. In excess of 33% of the adults in the U.S. are obese. And in spite of efforts made on many fronts, the percentage of U.S. adults who are obese has remained steady in number from 2003 through 2010. In this white paper you will learn: Current state of health crisis How did we get here? What can we do in the workplace?

Planning Your Employee Party: Keys to Celebration Without Litigation

November 24, 2014

Having an office party is an excellent way to enhance the workplace atmosphere. Employees can come together in a relaxed environment, meet each others' family and morale can be boosted significantly. While many benefits are to be gained from having office parties, there are more than a few liability issues that employers need to be wary of, including those related to alcohol consumption, harassment and religious factors.

10 Helpful Online Tools for Administrative Assistants

June 27, 2013

Even a decade ago, the use of online tools was far less common among those in the profession at large. Today, though, the use of everything from tools like Basecamp to a web-based version of QuickBooks has extended beyond the walls of tech startups and into everyday life. The excellent administrative assistant is one who can identify these tools, pick the ones most relevant to their company's daily operation, and implement them either for their own use or for use by the broader organization. For those administrative professionals looking to do just that, there are at least ten key tools and pieces of web-based software that should be treated as real game-changers for the daily ins and outs of company operations. Web Applications for Office Different Google Apps for Business Upcoming Changes for Mobile Apps Tools for New & Existing Administrative Assistants