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How to Give the Right Amount of Feedback to High Performers

ClearCompany HRM

Giving feedback to any of your employees can be troublesome, but when it comes to high performers, things can get a little more complex. Although it may be tempting to focus more on employees who need help, you can’t ignore your high performers. Talent Management

Training – The pivotal, yet often overlooked piece of an HCM Technology Implementation


Written By: May Huffer. One of the main reasons a new HR technology system fails is not providing ample time for training. Whether it’s a necessary system upgrade, implementing a brand-new system, or simply transitioning from one platform to another, your staff will be faced with change and new ways of doing things. This is particularly important for your end users and stakeholder groups.

Cupid is (Still) Stupid, Six Years Later

HR Hardball

It’s the sixth  annual reposting of an instant classic, compliments of my first born (now 15), when he created the masterpiece below as his rendition of a class assignment. He blessed us with a poem that I vowed to re-visit on an annual basis, and it still holds up six years later. If I were a boxer, I’d give you a punch. If If you were a sandwich, I’d eat you for lunch.  .

Trends In The HR Events Market – From Big To Small

HR Gazette

Attending HR events is a key component of a sound learning and development strategy for any HR professional or Recruiter. But attending large, traditional events simply isn’t possible for all companies. When it comes to the HR marketplace, attending most of the larger, conventional conferences and industry events isn’t necessarily the best way to go. There are no sales pitches.

The definitive guide to choosing the right applicant tracking system

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How to Deal With a Bully in the Workplace

Clarity Wave

How to Deal With a Bully in the Workplace. When you think about bullying, thoughts of schoolyard bullying among children may come to mind. However, bullying is very real and unfortunately commonplace between adults as well. As an adult, you typically have greater options to walk away from bullying situations, but this is not always the case. What Is Bullying? When Bullying Is Done Secretively.

How to Recognize Quiet Leaders: Susan Cain Q+A (Part 1)


Do you ever think about the kinds of people who get promoted in your organization? Are different personality types – both extroverts and introverts – represented in that group, and made to feel like they belong ? New research shows that introverted leaders , in some cases, are actually more effective in inspiring and motivating people. Read the rest below. People can feel that commitment.

Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs): 2 Exceptions to ‘Use-It-or-Lose-It’

HR Daily Advisor

Note: This article references content from The Flex Plan Handbook, with thanks to editor Rich Glass of Mercer, LLC. Generally speaking, money contributed to a health flexible spending account (FSA) in any plan year can be used only to reim­burse qualified expenses incurred during that year; money not used to reimburse eligible medical expenses incurred during the plan year is forfeited. Questions?

What is Effective Leadership?


We’re all familiar with great leaders. We read articles about them, buy their products, and obsessively analyze their behavior for clues about how we can channel some of their success. Anyone with dreams of leadership naturally wants to be the best leader they can be, which has given rise to many theories about how to lead well. Environment. Interactions. No one likes to be micro-managed. Attitude.

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

five attitude adjustments for leaders

O.C. Tanner

The quality of an organization’s leadership almost always foreshadows its chances for sustained success. Leadership and culture are also the most significant factors in attracting and retaining the best talent – ranking three times higher than salary , according to data from Glassdoor. And yet, Gallup has published new research finding “one in two U.S. Clearly, leaders still have more work to do.

Sharing the Love: Employee Giving Campaign Tips from #CeridianCares


By Kelly Allder, VP of People Programs, Ceridian. In 2016, we celebrated our 10th anniversary of running an employee giving campaign. It was incredible to be able to use the momentum from previous years to drive one of our most successful campaigns. Our people and organization raised over $800 thousand dollars for charity and donated nearly 1000 hours of volunteer time! Start early, report often.

Being a Leader and Tacit Approval in Today’s Workplace

HR Bartender

I’ve mentioned before that I used to work for a boss who had me issue the same memo every year about tacit approval. The memo was designed to remind everyone of their responsibilities as a manager and leader as well as the basic principles of business. I was reminded of tacit approval recently and dug out the memo. Believe it or not, some ten plus years later…I still have it. Back to the story.

In a World That’s Changing, So Must You

TLNT: The Business of HR

It’s a risk not to take a risk. HR Insights Featured


A Development Journey to More Effective Managers [Infographic]

Twitter's New VP of HR (formerly at Uber) Departs in a Hurry.

The HR Capitalist

In the hiring/candidate business, it's called a miss. Interesting stuff from the interwebs a couple of weeks ago, as Twitter announced its Head of Diversity was leaving the company.  Of course, for me that wasn't really the news, as Twitter also used the announcement to state that a recent CHRO hire had left the company at some point before the announcement. More from Techcrunch : Twitter’s VP of diversity and inclusion Jeffrey Siminoff is leaving the company at the end of the month and its chief human resources officer Renee Atwood has already left, TechCrunch has confirmed.


HR Expert: Seema Desai, Instart Logic


Seema Desai earned her master’s degree in Clinical Psychology, setting her on a path to become a therapist. To pay down her student loans, she needed to get a solid job right after graduation. She was offered an HR Assistant position at Flextronics (since rebranded to Flex), which was a turning point for Desai. The role introduced her to the possibility of Human Resources as a career.

Hidden Figures Showcases the Value of Workplace Diversity


Diversity makes teams better. Remarkable progress can be made when inclusion is at your organizational core. Spoiler Alert!) Theodore Melfi’s Hidden Figures is the film adaptation of the incredible true story of the women that crushed stereotypes to become recognized as some of the greatest intellectual minds at NASA. The year was 1961. At Waggl , that is just what we intend to do.

Fixing a Toxic Work Environment and Getting Back on Track


Turning around a toxic work environment should be among every business leader's top priorities, as over time it may be costly to employee morale and the company's bottom line. Here are some ways you can start the healing process

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Innovation Buster: How Losing Your Best Employees is Killing Innovation

Showing Some Valentine’s Day Love for SHRM-SCP


I recently returned from a Society for Human Resource Management conference in San Diego called the “SHRM Regional Council Business Meeting”   On twitter we adopted the hashtag #SHRMBiz.  Those in attendance were State Council Directors from all 50 states, the Director Elects and the Workforce Readiness Chairs as well.  In total, there was about 130 volunteer leaders in attendance.

Help Your Board Make a Successful CEO Hire

TLNT: The Business of HR

The Center for Creative Leadership has estimated that “failure” in senior leadership positions has increased in recent years. As the senior partner for a boutique career transition firm, working exclusively with senior executives, I have been a witness to a large number of executive exits. We assist in transitioning these same executives into new opportunities.

4 Things to Do Before You Outsource Your Benefits Administration

Winston Benefits

Once your department or organization has made the decision to outsource benefits administration, you may feel like sending off that pile of administrative tasks and never looking back. While outsourcing will definitely reduce your burden, a little bit of prep will go a long way toward making the relationship thrive and be successful.

New OSHA Rule Changes How Employers May Prevent Workers from Falling


The new OSHA rule, which took effect January 17, 2017, focuses on safety measures for workers who use equipment such as ladders and fall protection systems. This rule requires employers to train their employees on how to identify and mitigate fall hazards at their worksites

The importance of your Learning Culture and Experience

my office wants us to bring single friends to a Valentine’s Day singles mixer

Ask a Manager

A reader writes: I don’t really need advice, but I thought this level of WTF-ery might interest you. My workplace just announced a Valentine’s Day Singles mixer. Maybe I’m just a prudish weirdo who likes to keep work and personal very separate, but it really strikes me as odd, and almost like they’re encouraging us to date one another…? You can go if you’re attached, but you have to bring a single friend as chattel (my words, not theirs). Here’s the actual invite (names and locations changed): Love is in the air…. Valentine’s Day. · 6pm – 10pm.

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How to Create a More Loving Company


How to Create a More Loving Company. More from SnackNation SnackNation #officehacks – Your Brain at Work 48 Awesome Resources for Creating a Workplace Culture People Love 9 Simple Hacks to Stay Healthy at Work [Infographic] How to Get Overwhelming Buy-In to Your 2017 Employee Wellness Plan. The post How to Create a More Loving Company appeared first on SnackNation. Videos

Ask the Expert: Can We Refuse to Pay Unauthorized Overtime?

HR Daily Advisor

Question: Can an employer refuse to pay an employee for time worked and/or overtime, if employee did not clock in for this time worked? Can an employer refuse to pay an employee for overtime, if company policy clearly states that overtime must have prior approval? Employees who clock in and out in order to be paid are usually nonexempt and only paid for the hours they work.

Love is in the Air: Workplace Romance on the Rise


Office romance may be sweet but it can also quickly sour for employers and the couple. According to CareerBuilder’s annual Valentine’s Day survey , the number of workers reporting an office romance is at a 10-year high. Forty-one percent of workers have dated a co-worker, up from 37 percent last year and the highest level since 2007. Preventing Problems. Not a member? Harassment workplace romance

Leaving performance reviews behind: Where to start [Guide]