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Nov

How to Be a Career-Changing Mentor — 25 Tips From The Best Mentors We Know

In the fall of 2016, the First Round team launched our first mentorship pairing effort as a small experiment, with just a few dozen mentors and mentees pulled from across our community. Fast forward more than three years later to READ MORE

11

Apr

The Debate in HR: What’s the Best Way to Fire Someone?

Employers are trying to be more sensitive in how they handle terminations; Wednesdays or Fridays? Is there a better and more humane way to fire workers? A reckoning of sorts is under way in human resources departments as executives ponder READ MORE

28

Mar

Promoting Gender Diversity Doesn’t Have To Be Complicated

Inclusivity of women in the workforce has been an ongoing battle for years. There’s plenty of lip service paid to this topic, but the numbers tell us that we’re not putting words into action. Of the 3,000 publicly traded companies READ MORE

29

Dec

How to build a killer 100-day executive onboarding plan

More than a dozen chief human resource officers from top companies offer advice on how to set yourself up for success in a new leadership role. The higher you climb up the corporate ladder, the more responsibility you have and READ MORE

05

Dec

12 Signs Your Employee Is Disengaged (And How To Respond)

High levels of employee engagement can have an extremely positive impact on a work environment. Productivity rises, communication flows more openly and projects move from idea to actuation faster. However, whether from dissatisfaction with work or disruptive events in their READ MORE

21

Nov

11 HR Experts Dispel Some Common Job Hunting Myths
11 HR Experts Dispel Some Common Job Hunting Myths

In today’s highly connected and accessible digital world, there’s a lot of advice floating around about every subject under the sun — including what to do and what not to do when you’re looking for a new job. It can be READ MORE

01

Nov

As Elections Loom, Companies Weigh the Benefits of Civic Time Off

With the mid-term elections looming, the pressure across all parties and organizations to get people to the polls is more prevalent than ever before — from nationwide campaigns, like Michelle Obama’s  “When We All Vote” to public pleas from social media influencers encouraging their READ MORE

24

Oct

What #MeToo Has to Do With the Workplace Gender Gap

A new study from Lean In and McKinsey shows the pervasiveness of sexual harassment at the office and the persistence of inequality. That isn’t a coincidence. The #MeToo movement has thrown a glaring spotlight on the gender gap in the READ MORE

02

Oct

To Build A Stronger Business, Embed Resiliency In Your Culture

Beth Steinberg is the Chief People Officer of Zenefits The ideals behind business culture have become muddled. When it comes to defining and creating company culture, businesses have put an alarming amount of focus on superfluous perks in efforts to attract READ MORE

30

May

Meet the Most Influential Women in Bay Area Business 2018

Beth Steinberg, Chief people officer, Zenefits Our annual Most Influential Women in Business publication celebrates about 130 women business leaders in real estate, law, tech, finance, health care and many other industries.