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Jun 06, 2014
While Human Resources is often referred to as the “soft side” of your business, there’s actually a science behind it all.  Professionals who conduct this work, Industrial/Organizational…
Jul 23, 2015
Learn how Zappos has bid their supervisory structure goodbye by listening to this NPR story here and reading more about it in New York Times here. Zappos is part of a growing group…
May 28, 2014
COPE Senior Project Associates Kate McInnis and Nicole Bourassa presented at vtTA's monthly Lunch & Learn, Wednesday, May 28th, 2014 on the  topic of Talent Management: How to Find,…
Sep 12, 2015
Thank you to everyone who came out to are presentation on Thursday at the SHRM Conference. In case you missed it, you can check it out online here. 
Oct 16, 2015
Compensation consists of three things: direct compensation like wages and salaries, bonuses, commissions, and incentives.  Indirect compensation includes many benefits like health insurance,…
Oct 23, 2015
As the Baby Boomers retire at a rate of 10,000 a day and Millennials take hold in the workplace, the workforce shortage will become more and more apparent.  Baby Boomers outnumber Millennials…
Nov 11, 2015
If you believe that 95% of all employees are responsible adults (good guess) and that they come to work each day planning to do their best, try to take a positive approach to discipline…
Dec 18, 2015
There are several things you can track when it comes to your training initiatives. Think beyond typical evaluation forms you probably give participants after a training class. These…
Jan 08, 2016
What workplace trends will we see this year? The Society for Industrial-Organizational Psychology (SIOP) asked its members to predict top workplace trends for 2016. I/O Psychologists…
Jan 22, 2016
By definition an employee who is “toxic” isn’t just a pain in your bottom line, he or she is someone who can hurt your organization or your reputation.  While they may meet certain…