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Cultivating Diversity in the Workplace is Essential for Driving Innovation, Says Research

HR Daily Advisor

The Northern California Human Resource Association (NCHRA), and Waggl —the most human way for organizations to crowdsource feedback—released new data from its joint “Voice of the Workplace” pulse on the subject of diversity in the workplace. Responses were relatively consistent across various demographics including age, gender, region, and size of organization.

How People Analytics Can Help You Drive a High-Performing Culture


A Data-Driven Approach to Company Culture. When Lazlo Block left his position as Senior Vice President of People Operations at Google, he did it with a bang: “The future of HR lies with data science,” he said, and promptly launched a stealth startup that will focus on people analytics. It’s true: bringing Big Data into HR is the wave of the future. This development shouldn’t be a surprise.

FMLA violations: Expect double damages to be new normal, ruling says

HR Morning

As if you needed another reason to double-check your managers’ Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) training. Still, a recent court ruling just gave employers a pretty big one. . In a nutshell, the court said if a company winds up guilty of an FMLA violation in court, it’ll most likely have to fork over double damages. That’s the takeaway from Crain v. Bad timing. The ruling.

Why Do Employees Want Flexible Work?

HR Daily Advisor

Many employers have taken notice that employees today are requesting flexible work options more often. Whether that’s telecommuting, a flexible work schedule, a shortened work week, or some other flexible arrangement, these types of benefits are becoming more and more common. It can help employers to understand the reasons behind these requests. Why Do Employees Want Flexible Work?

Employer Branding Ebook

With tips and real examples from companies that have mastered their employer brand, this Ebook is a must-have for talent execs. As a bonus, we’ve added a free audit at the end to help you score your employer branding activities. Download the Ebook now.

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Applying Domain Expertise to Big Data Analytics


Despite years of hype, development, and openhanded spending, big data and business analytics haven’t lived up to their massive potential. Software vendors are having a hard time creating sustainable value, and customers aren’t getting an adequate return from their investments. And yet, where others are struggling, Visier is thriving. So, we looked deeper.

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A Culture of Harassment? What Went Wrong at Uber, Tesla

HR Daily Advisor

Several large employers, including Uber and Tesla, made headlines recently when female employees went public with allegations of sexual harassment in the workplace. They all described a culture where the harassment was systemic and ignored at every level—including Human Resources. To combat it, HR needs executive buy-in and customized antiharassment training, she says. Susan J. with a B.A.

How to Grow Better Leaders

TLNT: The Business of HR

The quality of an organization’s leadership almost always foreshadows its chances for sustained success. HR Business Partner HR Insights Leadership Training, Learning & Development Featured

CBO Releases Much-Anticipated Cost Estimate of ACA Repeal/Replace Plan

HR Daily Advisor

On March 13, the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office (CBO) released its cost estimate of the effects of the proposed Affordable Care Act (ACA) repeal/replace legislation. zimmytws / iStock / Getty Images Plus. Deficits Down but Number of Uninsured Up. That total consists of $323 billion in on-budget savings and $13 billion in off-budget savings. Outlays would be reduced by $1.2 trillion.

The definitive guide to choosing the right applicant tracking system

Choosing an applicant tracking system should be exciting, not confusing. We've developed a quick guide to everything you should look for while going through your selection process, to free you from the stress often associated with choosing a new ATS.

12 easy ways to improve workplace teamwork


Being part of a great team at work is a phenomenal feeling. You know that feeling? When your team is ‘in the zone’? It’s a sweet cocktail of emotions - excited, challenged, safe, successful. You’re pumped to get out of bed in the morning and energized throughout the day. Culture Purpose


Death by 1,000 HR Policies


I've worked in human resources for a long time. So long in fact, that when I make pop culture references with our team , most of the group don't understand my jokes. I also discuss policies and procedures as tools to guide the culture of the workplace. I get the same blank stares on this too. What Changed? Um, that's not leadership by the way. I wish someone had told me that back in the '90s.

Leadership Lessons: Understanding and Appreciating Differences

Switch and Shift

We are all different. And our uniqueness brings strength to our workplace just like a forest needs all types trees to survive. Appreciating differences you encounter is important — it's good for you and your organization! Read More» The post Leadership Lessons: Understanding and Appreciating Differences appeared first on Switch & Shift.

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Creating Meaningful Employee Recognition That Motivates And Resonates


Like the TSA announcements at airports – “see something, say something,” you might think when you see positive behaviors by your peers or employees, you should automatically recognize them for great work. Put the brakes on before you steamroll your good recognition intentions! Your focus should be to create meaningful employee recognition that motivates and resonates.

Building your Learning Experience! What’s it all about?

Join Jesse Novak as he covers what building a Learning Experience is all about, how this should tie into your company culture and why building a foundation around fun, value and recognition is important to engagement. We’ll also discuss how this ties into Gamification and Badging programs to build a brand beyond your organization.

5 Culture Lessons from 100 Best Company Salesforce

Great Place to Work

Salesforce is honored and humbled to once again be named one of the Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For® among so many other inspiring companies. We are incredibly proud to be on the list for the 9th year in a row. In the past year alone, we acquired 14 companies and hired more than 7,000 people, bringing our team to more than 24,000 members. Be Intentional. Be Transparent.

Why Technology Alone Will Not Solve Poor Collaboration


There is little doubt that a range of digital and social trends are influencing how people share information, sharpen ideas, and leverage expertise. In the tech world, such capabilities are commonly wrapped into a neat little box called “collaboration.” But no matter the label, most companies are still in the dark about how to manage it. Just take a look at a typical work week.

JUST STOP: Attachments in Meeting Invites and Nowhere Else.

The HR Capitalist

Nails on the chalkboard. Atlanta traffic. Other people's snoring. YouTube ads. Waiting in a line more than 4 people deep. These things? All things that reasonable people agree we can hate. You don't like those things. Neither do I. Let's add something to that list from corporate America. Something we all should hate and agree it must be stomped out - like the pox on society it is. THAT IS ALL.

How Do You Get To The Things That Are Never Prioritized?


Whether we’re focusing on higher-priority tasks, or we just don’t have the time, certain tasks tend to fall to the bottom of our to-do lists day after day. Some things are just more important than others. But just because they’re lower on the priority list, doesn’t mean you should completely forget about them. So how can you make sure these tasks get completed? Re-evaluate the importance.

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Learning Insights Guide 2017: Progress with Purpose

Navigating the ever-changing world of eLearning can be a challenge, but many people are finding a way to manage it, as well as a clear path forward. With Learning Insights, you can develop an even clearer sense of purpose, taking your vision to reality.

War for talent just got more difficult to manage: Here’s why

HR Morning

If you’re in the market for top talent this quarter, news has come out about what you’re up against — and none of it’s going to make your jobs easier. . Several new reports have surfaced about what the job market looks like right now — and what it’s likely to look like in the months ahead. Bottom line: Expect the competition for top talent to be pretty fierce. That’s up from 36% last year — and it’s a 10-year high for the survey. A long-running employment outlook survey of 11,000 U.S.

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How Leaders Can Get Coaching Conversations Right


By: Ted Malley, Chief Customer Officer, Ceridian. The building blocks of every relationship are the interactions we have with other people – whether those conversations happen via text, e-mail, phone or face to face. The words we choose and the language we use will either build more clarity and trust or create obscurity and distrust. Director. Facilitator. Tracker.

Hiring Recent College Graduates: Are They Worthy Candidates?


Job candidates fresh out of college present opportunities and challenges to small business owners. Take a look at some of the pros and cons of hiring recent graduates


Six Types of Trust to Avoid Innovation Fails

Great Place to Work

Standard strategies for innovation don’t go deep enough to foster breakthroughs and prevent fiascos. “Apple Music is a nightmare and I'm done with it," wrote one self-described Apple lover when the company released its music application in 2015. “Wish I wasn’t forced into updating, I preferred the old app,” wrote a user about Wells Fargo’s iOs app. And it did.

The importance of your Learning Culture and Experience

Join Jesse Novak, Adobe eLearning Evangelist, in exploring thoughts on Learning Cultures inside organizations and how these are impacted by the learning experience. We'll talk about how learning can be made fun, and learners can be kept engaged for longer through the use of achievement, self-motivation and tools which are usable, simple, and reach the learner where they are.

Five Ways Salary Transparency Can Improve Your Hiring Process


As the millennial generation continues to fill today's workforce, the cultural norm of sharing personal experiences is coming with them into the workplace. As such, an increase in salary and compensation transparency may benefit your hiring process. Learn more

Five steps to improving organizational communication

The Predictive Index

By Jillian Phipps. Team Development high performing teams communication company culture teamwork improving communication

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Employer’s wage and hour defense foiled by a comma. Yep, a damn comma!

The Employer Handbook

This is all a gigantic excuse to play Comma Karma Chameleon and Karma Police. Unless you operate a business in Maine, enjoy Culture Club, or just like Oxford comma jurisprudence, there’s really nothing to see here. Still, a special thank you to @IAmOxfordComma on Twitter, which reduced the First Circuit’s decision in O’Connor v. Oakhurst Dairy down to its very essence. United States Court of Appeals For the First Circuit, No. 16-1901 (March 13, 2017), Judge Barron: The Oxford Comma is important. ” Plaintiffs win. Overtime Wage and Hour

Adapting in the Digital Age

HRE's The Leader Board

A recent Deloitte survey finds nearly 90 percent of business leaders saying that building the organization of the future is their top priority. That’s good. In its 2017 Global Human Capital Trends report, the New York-based provider of audit, consulting, tax and advisory services polled more than 10,000 HR and other business leaders. human capital practice, in a statement. “To

4 Ways to Close the Learning-Doing Gap for Front-Line Managers [GUIDE]

Wanted: A better way to develop front-line managers! It’s well documented that people leave managers – not companies. Download this guide to gain key insights into why so many programs fall short and learn 4 key principles for designing an effective solution.