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How Employers Can Help with Employee Stress

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When employees are stressed, it can affect their job performance, reducing productivity while increasing human error. As an employer, it is your duty to ensure your employees are healthy, happy and safe at work.

How To Turn Anger Into A Hug 

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Most cultures I know strive to get things right, and this is an admirable goal on which to mould employee behaviour. But most organizations don’t always get it right the first time; unintended mistakes sometimes happen and customers are left disillusioned and angry.

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5 ways to make your employees feel more alive (and boost productivity)

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It’s no surprise that lethargy goes hand-in-hand with a lack of motivation. Demotivated employees look tired, feel tired and are sapping the energy out of your business. Just like in a relationship, your employees passion and joie-de-vivre at work can wane and will need constant nurturing.

Inspiring Employees to Give Back

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Wherever you get your Human Resources news and insights, you’ll probably have seen an influx of articles and thought pieces on the developing trend of incorporating altruism into the workplace.

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Live Webinar: How to Build a Strong Recruiting Pipeline in 2019

When your company is growing fast, there’s not a lot of spare time to vet prospective hires. Without the luxury of a careful, thoughtful and unhurried interview process for each and every role, you need to get smart about filling your recruiting pipeline. It’s all about finding and teeing up high-quality prospective candidates who align well with your company’s mission and are ready to hit the ground running, ramp quickly and thrive long-term. Join Elicia Hughey, VP of HR at Octave Music Group and the experts from Glassdoor and Newton to learn what it takes to build a strong pipeline by being as strategic as possible at every stage in hiring.

How To Be More Successful At Recruiting

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Over my three-decade career, I have had the opportunity to work with many HR teams. Overall, if I had to grade HR’s effectiveness in bringing in the talent necessary for long-term success, I’d give them a mixed review.

Ways to Improve Workplace Morale

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A happy worker is a productive worker, and a harmonious office or workplace is one best suited to getting things done with the best quality and on time. Unhappy employees tend to be demotivated, and it will show up in the quality of their work.

4 New Organizational Strategies of 2018

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We’re well into 2018, but that doesn’t mean that now isn’t a good time to review your organizational strategies. If you haven’t been reviewing your everyday operations for efficiency on a regular business, you could be leaving major money on the table.

Amazing Cultures Have People That Notice The Little Things

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Astonishing cultures are based on a simple premise; not on a complicated formula, but on an insight into a special human element. Sustainable cultures have basic human axioms that people commit to. Zappos is an excellent example of this.

The Rise of Women Leadership in Business

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Research shows there is a positive relation between female corporate leadership and positive organizational performance. A gender diversity study sponsored by the Peterson Institute for International Economics reveals that women in the C-suite contribute to improved organizational outcomes.

5 Ways Checklists Help Remote Teams Thrive

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One of the primary differences between human brains and computers is the ability to free associate. A computer can only compute what someone has programmed it to compute. Humans can think of something they have never thought of before or create something that does not currently exist.

Your Hidden Weapon: 9 Best Practices for Working with Third-Party Recruiters

Leveraging third-party recruiters has been the golden ticket for many when filling critical roles. Whether seasoned at utilizing third-party search or new to it, this report breaks down how best to use this secret weapon to ensure the best ROI.

Is A Mentor An Influencer Or An Agent Of Change?

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Interesting! Is a mentor an agent of change? Is a mentor an influencer or perhaps not? We discussed these two statements at the last Mentor Circle and the dialogue that took place was quite interesting. Let’s examine each of these statements.

How To Make A WOW! Culture That Astonishes People

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Satisfying your customers isn’t good enough in today’s competitive markets. Meeting their needs falls short of earning their loyalty and turns your business into a commodity where only Price is important.

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10 Signs You’re Succeeding at Employer Branding

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A strong and engaging employer brand is essential in both marketing and recruitment. What your brand communicates speaks volumes to what it may be like to work for your company, employee culture, and core values. How do you know if you’re doing it right?

6 Powerful Ways To Keep The Inspiration In A Culture

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Some say that an institution can kill inspiration. Not true. Institutions don’t kill anything; people do. That said, every leader wants to grow their company; it is THE imperative of their strategic game plan.

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Why Do We Need People With No Common Sense?

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Common sense is a basic ability to perceive, understand, and judge things, which is shared by (“common to”) nearly all people and can reasonably be expected of nearly all people without any need for debate.

How Recruiters Can Create a Predictable Candidate Pipeline

Even the most experienced recruiting professionals face challenges filling critical roles in their organizations from an inability to establish, nurture and grow a sustainable talent pipeline. Download this eBook to get a jump on sourcing and learn how to build a high performance recruiting pipeline.

How Remote Workers Boost Company Productivity

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With the emergence of new technologies that allow most people to work remotely from wherever they are, more and more companies are starting to let their current employees work from home, and at the same time hire freelancers that live in different countries and even different continents.

A Brilliant Culture Is Made Up Of These People

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Cultures that deliver a high level of performance and create competitive advantage for an organization are grown by leaders with the foresight to recruit the right “human essence” that ensures long-term success. You hire to fill a job but you recruit to build a successful culture.

How to Help Your Employees Find Their Flow

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Finding “flow” is a common phrase used among eccentric tech billionaires, musicians, and world-famous artists. However, discovering one’s flow is not limited to the rich and famous.

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How Can HR People Be More Valuable? 

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In my experience, there has always been mixed views on what HR should be accountable for.

Compensation Dictionary

We’ve compiled a list of fundamental compensation terms and why they’re important to know. Think of this as your comp cheat sheet—terms you need to know to put you on the fast track to becoming that cool comp kid we know you can be. Sure, you’ve heard some of the terms before, but you have no idea what they mean. Not to worry! Download this eBook and you’ll be ‘comp’letely fluent in no time. This ebook contains four sections: Section 1: Comp 101. Section 2: Market Pricing. Section 3: Pay Structures. Section 4: Pay Concerns and Pay Raises.

How To Become An Influential Manager

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Influence is a quality that few people factor in when looking at successful businesses and their respective CEOs/managers.

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How to Train Your Team’s Emotional Intelligence

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Your team is awesome. You train them, helping to bridge any skill gaps with sophisticated learning management systems. You design activities to motivate team members. You want them to cling to your company’s mission and values.

Find Special People Who Are Eager To Let Go

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Innovative cultures seem to be all about creating something new but that is only half the story. The untold story — and probably less sexy — is exactly the opposite of new idea creation. MakingRoom innovation.

4 Ways To Guarantee A Positive Workforce

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It goes without saying, the productivity and success of any business are wholly reliant on its workforce. If employees are happy in their working environment, they will remain focused on their individual tasks, as well as share in the communal ethos driving their organization forward.

Dice's 2018 Diversity and Inclusion Report

A vital step to becoming more inclusive is first understanding how inclusive your culture is right now. Dice’s Diversity and Inclusion Report highlights how tech pros currently gauge their industry’s progress – and how frequently they've experienced discrimination based on gender, sexuality, age and political affiliation.

[Infographic] How To Start And End Your Workday

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How do you start and end your busy workday? As a busy professional, it’s easy to get wrapped up in your calendar of back-to-back meetings and a long list of to do’s or requests.

Five Practical Ways to Improve Office Communication

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Another day, another full inbox. Feeling overwhelmed? You are not alone. You and your coworkers are drowning in content. According to a 2017 study by eMarketer , U.S. adults’ average daily time spent with major media will exceed 12 hours this year. Yep, 12 hours.

What Role Does Mentoring Play In Employee Well-Being?

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Our well-being is something that we most often overlook. We allow our environment to dictate what our day is going to look like and how we are going to feel. How we feel can change as our environment changes. How we manage that is something that we do have control over.

7 Reasons Why Company Culture Must Be Nurtured, Not Imposed

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Company culture is a hot topic in business right now. It may not be a new phenomenon. But it is becoming increasingly important for businesses wanting to gain a competitive advantage. And it’s proving vital in attracting and retaining the best talent. What is it?

Newton’s Guide to OFCCP Compliance

For federal contractors, keeping up with OFCCP regulations can be a major challenge when recruiting and hiring. Download our guide to OFCCP compliance and learn the major regulations that you must adhere to.

How (not) to Engage Millennials

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The young prince had grown weary of the jester – his jokes fell flat, his singing was out of tune and his attempts at acrobatics were dismal. Perhaps you’d be funnier without your head,” admonished the monarch, “I can easily find a replacement for you.”.

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Executive Mentoring – Why CEOs Need Mentors Too

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Well, I have finally made it to the top box on the organizational chart. I am now the CEO of this great organization. I have all the answers to all the questions and there is nothing left for me to learn. This is a slight exaggeration but I think you get the picture.

5 Tips for Millennials to Improve Professional Communication

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Millennials who want increased workplace responsibilities must learn how to communicate professionally. Effective workplace communication can help young career professionals advance their careers and enjoy their job.

Leading Employees During Organizational Change

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The force of the internet and changing technologies can shift the economy and business practices within an industry overnight. Companies must adapt or die. Survival and growth depend on leadership’s ability to surmount obstacles and develop a plan for managing change.

Small Business Compensation Trends for 2018

We’ve developed a special edition of PayScale’s 2018 Compensation Best Practices Report (CBPR) specifically for small businesses. It covers everything from base and variable pay practices to competitive jobs, retention concerns and mergers & acquisitions. Download the free small business edition to gain insights such as: Top compensation priorities and concerns for small businesses in 2018. How small business pay practices differ from other organizational sizes. Ways that small businesses organizations emphasize culture through compensation.

5 Ways Employers Can Boost Candidate Retention

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Getting quality candidates to apply for your positions can sometimes feel like a job in itself.

How to Help Your Employees Prepare for the Future

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Employee loyalty is increasingly important, yet many businesses forget to ensure their employees are healthy and happy.

How To Support The Mental Health of Your Employees

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As an employer, you have a responsibility to keep your staff safe, and this includes ensuring that they uphold good mental health. It should go without saying, but you shouldn’t expect your team to work under cramped conditions, nor should you make them regularly work past their contracted hours.

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How To Make Your People Plan Bloody Brilliant

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The human resource plan is the expression of how the organization intends to acquire and retain the skills and competencies it needs to execute its strategic game plan. The plan should also address how to deal with existing skills and competencies the organization possesses but no longer requires.

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There’s Not a Skills Gap in the U.S… or Is There?

Your search for the perfect candidate has resulted in zero perfectly skilled applicants. What’s going on? Enter…the skills gap. This report, ‘The Employment Skills Gap and What To Do About It’, breaks down the issue with solutions you can apply now.