Welcome to BlogNotions' HR Blog

BlogNotions HR Blog delivers a diverse series of perspectives provided by human resources and employment thought leaders. Presented by NetLine, this forum delivers compelling updates on topics like best practices for motivating employees, legal developments that affect how to do business, and much more. Here you can find helpful information, ask questions, and collaborate freely.

Ask the Right Questions—Find the Right Answers

Many leaders believe they must have all the answers—that it’s their responsibility to have the answer to every question and the solution to every problem. In my estimation, it’s more important to ask the right questions than it is to always have the answer. You see, it’s the questions that allow people to assess a […]

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Weighing In On The Future of Human Resources (HR)

Is Human Resources In A State Of Transition? Human resource departments have always been in a difficult position in organizations. They are charged with responsibility for designing and enforcing various policies (.e.g. performance management, sexual harrassment, etc. ) but lack the LINE AUTHORITY over those who’s cooperation they need to make those policies work. Human resource […]

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"What Am I Missing?"

The key question about big data, economists reveal, is not “What did I measure?” but “What did I miss?”  However, the question has a lot more value than merely its role in big data. Indeed, when well-placed in a problem-solving conversation, there are few questions more important. Why is “what am I missing?” so rarely […]

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You All Fail, and I Quit!

College is meant to be a time of exploration and learning, not a time for backstabbing, cheating, and bad behavior. Those are traits you’re supposed to leave behind … in middle school! A professor at Texas A&M University at Galveston failed an entire class for just that, right before he quit! In an e-mail he […]

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Why Provide Disability Insurance for Employees?

Why Provide Disability Insurance for Employees? Of all the benefits employers routinely provide for employees, disability insurance remains one of the least-discussed options. This is startling, considering the fact that there are millions of Americans who are currently disabled and unable to earn income from employment. What is Short-Term and Long-Term Disability Insurance? Disability insurance […]

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“What Am I Missing?”

The key question about big data, economists reveal, is not “What did I measure?” but “What did I miss?”  However, the question has a lot more value than merely its role in big data. Indeed, when well-placed in a problem-solving conversation, there are few questions more important. Why is “what am I missing?” so rarely […]

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What Makes for Highly Effective Team Smarts?

Collective intelligence has been around for a long time–and in many different forms. For example, people from all over the world collectively created Wikipedia and Linux, high quality intellectual products. Now the knowledge from studies in collective intelligence are being applied to business teams. So what makes for the best, the most trusted team intelligence? Is […]

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What Makes for Highly Effective Team Smarts?

Collective intelligence has been around for a long time–and in many different forms. For example, people from all over the world collectively created Wikipedia and Linux, high quality intellectual products. Now the knowledge from studies in collective intelligence are being applied to business teams. So what makes for the best, the most trusted team intelligence? Is […]

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