Roundup: This Week’s Popular HR News From Around The Web

HR News Roundup: This week end of year performance reviews, oversharing at work and more…. this week’s top human resources news stories from around the web.

Tips For Conducting Painless End of the Year Performance Reviews
As we get close to the end of the year, managers start to sweat. No, they aren’t worried about the Christmas party (that’s what HR is freaking out about) and they probably aren’t obsessing over Christmas bonuses (that’s the CEO’s job to fret about).

Tony Hsieh: ‘Hiring Mistakes Cost Zappos $100 Million’ (Video)
Tony Hsieh describes exactly how he set up’s hiring process to avoid bad hiring

How I Got My Office to Lose Weight
Let’s face it: A healthy company is a productive company. And mine needed a boost. Here’s how I created a friendly competition to get everyone thinking about fitness.

Oversharing at Work: When Gossip Turns Into Something More
Do you know some of your co-workers deepest, darkest secrets? And did you want to know those secrets in the first place? Odds are, somewhere, sometime, you’ve had a co-worker that has shared a little too much information. Indeed, in this Facebook age, “oversharing” is turning out to be an issue; some employees just seem to lack a “privacy filter.”

10 Companies With Fantastic Career Sites and What You Can Learn From Them
Following up our recent article about the 12 things you could do to improve your careers pages, we’ve listed 10 companies with great looking careers sites and one in particular that we really like. We’ll also give a few details on why we like them so much.

Telework is Good for Business
Superstorm Sandy brought devastation to many East Coast-based organizations. Employers with telework programs, however, weathered the storm better than most.

Make Young Workers Responsible for Keeping Track of Their Own Performance
One of the best approaches I’ve seen to the challenge of monitoring Gen Yers’ and Zers’ performance is making them responsible for keeping track of their own performance.

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