In The News This Week…May 28

Want to Make Your Workplace More Human? Here Are 4 Foolproof Ways.

by Heather R. Huhman

“Employers are actively working to make the cliche ‘another cog in the machine’ a thing of the past. Their priorities have shifted from treating employees like drones to understanding who they are as people. To achieve this, leaders are focusing on ways to make the workplace more human.”

 

4 Things That Are Keeping You From Hiring the Best Talent

by Chirag Kulkarni

“You may have what job applicants seek, but unless you pay close attention to how you present your business during the recruitment process, you won’t attract the top talent you’re hoping for. Here are four reasons you may be having trouble luring — and landing — the people you need…”

 

The Millennial Workforce Needs Mentors, Not Managers

by Celinne Da Costa

We need leaders who set us up for success, instill in us a sense of bigger purpose, and give us the confidence we need to persevere when the work gets challenging.”

 

Is Your Emotional Intelligence Authentic, or Self-Serving?

by Ron Carucci

“It’s possible to fake emotional intelligence. Similar to knockoffs of luxury watches or handbags, there are emotions and actions that look like the real thing but really aren’t. With the best of intentions, I’ve seen smart leaders charge into sensitive interactions armed with what they believed was a combination of deep empathy, attuned listening, and self-awareness but was, in fact, a way to serve their own emotional needs. It’s important to learn to spot these forgeries, especially if you’re the forger.”