Just venting. I’m tech, and many employees (like 85%) think that being a jerk is a badge of honor and their EQ is like at high school level, so talking to them about diversity issues is like banging head against the wall. They insist that any diversity hire is costing a job to another person with PhD. On top of it, another fancy thing to do in tech is to hate HR. So the conversations usually are like “Oh, you’re in HR, I understand now why you have such a stupid opinion”.
Do any managers do more than just manage and lead the team? Currently I manage the team, manage accounting, handle HR, handle marketing such as documents and emails, provide all of the technical support, and sell. My boss still works from home and only looks at the phone report to check the productivity. They refuse to look at my reports or complete activity logs. Because I have 4 hours of no phone activity daily, my boss believes I am not working hard enough. Cont.
It feels weird posting a LinkedIn post in FishBowl, but I found this post from Jamal very insightful. I would have just copied the text, but I want to give him credit.
Having read the Outward Mindset from the Arbinger Institute I wonder if any of you have used it in your business to help with a cultural mind shift? If so, do you have thoughts you can share? Thanks!!
https://open.spotify.com/episode/7fMHP9WLa8tdn0nxj96xLW?si=VyY4jp9DQgK-DdyCjD3oNQ Great podcast discribing the OODA loop. Yall need to research the OODA loop if you are not familiar with it. It helps keep you calm in an unexpected situation.
Does anyone have ideas on how to help local businesses during this time from a work perspective? Our engagement committee thought of buying gift cards and somehow incorporating ways to give back but our matching gift program applies to organizations that are only IRS tax exempt. I am trying to find a way that the company can help with giving back to local business. Any suggestions would be appreciated!
What do you do on Monday to get your week set up? I feel like I spend so much time helping my team get their pipelines in shape for the week / setting up a plan.
What are some Diversity & Inclusion strategies to implement in the workplace ? Additionally, if you are starting a D&I committee internally, what are some key factors to consider?
Does anyone have a recommendation for a list broker? I am trying to find a legitimate vendor and I can’t seem to find one that doesn’t seem to be run out of a seedy back room.
What's your organization's stance on surveys? I've been in the HR department of my organization for a year and a half, we've never sent any type of engagement, satisfaction, NPS, etc. survey to employees. I've just been made aware that our Executive team and our CEO are not a fan of employee surveys so that's why we don't do them. Is this...normal? Or is it dysfunctional as an HR department to not be doing surveys?
Looking to learn more about how others determine the correct cadence to advertise for evergreen requisitions or invitations to join a talent pool without over saturating the audience?
What does your company’s performance management cycle look like? Do you do quarterly reviews? Decouple compensation from feedback? What does the calendar look like?
What’s your favorite piece of sales related software your company uses, and which is your least favorite?
What activities do yall use to build rapport with your customer base? As an example, the old troed and true method of inviting a cuatomer to a round of golf. Currently, I am trying to see if my base is into mountain biking.
Anyone worked for or ever been staffed on a project with The AES Corporation? How was the culture there?
Was told that I would get promoted to associate this month. News came and turns out a new position was created just for me, think “senior analyst”. Nobody gave a heads up, not from my manager, not the HR, no one.
With all the agité facing agencies, you might reasonably think people in the business of communications would somehow learn how to communicate: https://adage.com/article/agency-news/uncertainty-over-future-direction-publicis-triggers-employee-unrest-and-talent-exodus/2226346?utm_source=ad-age-news-alerts&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=20200116&utm_content=hero-headline
Anyone who doesn’t have thanksgiving plans? M/DC here, looking for a fun couple of days out of the 4 day weekend. Let’s chat and see where I fly to, in case you aren’t in DC
Ever had the feeling that you are woefully unskilled for your position --- but yet you are still here somehow???
Welcome! I'll be here 9am-5pm ET w/ a break in the middle for a mtg. Looking forward to learning w/ you all. (My pic is from when I could go outside to do one of my favorite things -- hike!)
Will a unionized advertising industry discourage toxic cultures? I always thought unions made it harder for the “bad apples” to get fired due to union protection.
Anyone hiring a COVID-19 Officer? Have a background in EMS and work it too. Will make your sets COVID-19 compliant and safe. Have credentials, certs, and a kit if needed. Based out of New York City. Thank you.
Family office shop operations. Good exit after 2 years in consulting? Pros / cons? Exits after this gig?
I feel like I have no good hard skills but am amazing with soft skills. What's one good hard skill I could learn that would help me get a job at Microsoft? I have a background in computer science from a top program in the country, and have been at Acn for about a year doing functional roles. I've heard looking into a PM position would be ideal for me, but I'm not sure how to word my resume to make myself look like a good fit for that role
Any 🐠 at UHG willing to refer? 2 YOE in RCM/system implementation, multiple healthcare certifications. Looking at revenue cycle associate role. TIA!