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Is It Possible To Free Yourself From The Stress That’s Killing You?

Ikkuma

I Stress A lot…. I tend to take care of my health. I’ve always been good at setting boundaries. Boundaries prevent me from letting bad habits takeover. If I lose control over these set boundaries, the more uncertainty I feel. With more uncertainty and lack of self-control, the greater the anxiety.

20 Ways To Stop Caring About What Other People Think

Ikkuma

Geez, I hope they like the gift I brought. I wonder if they’ll find my selfie narcissistic. Maybe I should call and see if her husband thought I was cool. There are countless opportunities upon which to be judged.

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The Ying and Yang of Vulnerability and Resilience

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“Happiness is an abstraction; above all else, I choose resilience.” – Gary LeBlanc. I’m not sure what year it started. The need to be stronger. The drive to not let anything in. To not be vulnerable. When we were kids our emotional thresholds hadn’t yet been tested. The early blows hurt hard.

Do We Ever Have Control Over Our Decisions?

Ikkuma

This morning (Sunday) I woke up. Had a coffee. And went to church for the first time in ages (more on that in another post). One would think that I had control over each of these decisions, but did I? How do we choose to do anything we do? What influences our ‘conscious’ decisions?

The 2019 PayScale Wage Index

No matter your industry, it's crucial that you stay up to date on the current compensation trends. The PayScale Index will let you do just that - it tracks quarterly changes in total cash compensation for full-time, private industry employees in 19 job categories. Get the report today, and start taking advantage of these crucial insights.

It Just Is

Ikkuma

‘Being present’ has become a luxury in our modern, distracted lives. Matt Killingsworth of Harvard, estimates that nearly half of our waking hours we aren’t present, we’re ‘mind wandering’ – often lamenting the mistakes of our past, or obsessing over a future that has yet to materialize.

The Power Of Love

Ikkuma

In modern times we equate power with stature. Money. Title. Accomplishments. With the advent of social media, the ostensible benefits of the life that go with this power are hard to ignore. Beautiful trips. Nice cars. Opulent houses.

How Earthquakes Can Guarantee A Successful Future

Ikkuma

You’ve probably heard the adage that you are the sum of the five people you spend time with (thanks to Jim Rohn). This is easy enough to understand but do we actually take the time to question with whom we spend our time. And even if we do, how do we go about judging if they are good or bad for us?

49 Judgments In 8-Hours

Ikkuma

“Love is the absence of judgment.” ? Dalai Lama XIV. A post on self-judgment may be a little heavy for the younger reader, but I wish I had read this when I was growing up. So feel free to share with your son or daughter. 6:45am, Wednesday morning… … I woke up this morning and wasted 5-minutes erasing stupid emails (Judgment #1). … Making my lemon and water in the morning, I dropped a piece of the bottle cap in the lemon juice bottle… “Jesus LeBlanc!!” (#2).

16 Documentaries That Will Help You Live A Happier And Healthier Life

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We live in a distracted world, so getting people’s attention is more and more challenging. Documentaries represent one of the best ways to remain aware and involved. Apart from the increased engagement with video content, documentaries compress what you need to know in a digestible amount of time. For those who have a hard time staying current on what matters to our health, here are 16 documentaries (you can find online for free or on Netflix (US)) that will provide you benefit for years to come.

The Key to Strategic HR: Process Automation

Do you want to automate your HR processes, but don’t know where to start? In this eBook, PeopleDoc explores which processes benefit the most from automation, and how an HR Service Delivery platform can help get things off the ground.

Employee Experience Must Mirror the Customer Experience

HR Bartender

I can’t remember what event I was at, but I remember the comment, “Employees aren’t the same as customers.” It’s true, they aren’t the same. But today’s Time Well Spent from our friends at Kronos reminds us that, on some level, they do expect the same experiences. .

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How to Get and Keep Buy In From Senior Management

HR Bartender

During last year’s HR Technology Conference , one of the speakers said something that I’ve been thinking about for a while. They said that we have to not only get buy in for our ideas and projects but keep it. Totally makes sense. But in reality, how often do we actually do it?

HR as a “Prediction Machine”

Visier

A web search on “AI in HR” reveals a mind-boggling array of possibilities. For example, AI can choose candidate sources, predict candidate performance, offer coaching and learning, and even suggest employee pay levels.

How Neurodiverse Employees Move Your Business Forward

Visier

A good friend from my home country of Scotland always struggled to keep up with his peers in school. But he also succeeded where most people would have failed.

Simplify Your Background Check and Compliance Process

Staying compliant in your hiring process starts with a rock-solid background check process. Having a consistent program that documents compliance policies and mitigates risk is a necessity in today’s fast-paced hiring landscape. Join Curt Schwall, Vice President of Compliance and Regulatory Affairs at EBI, and learn what it takes to run a top-notch background check program that ensures you stay compliant.

Social Media Background Checks: Are They Okay – Ask #HR Bartender

HR Bartender

I knew that today’s title will get your attention. . I’ve been waiting for someone to send me this question! I’m sure this reader’s note will resonate with many: I have a question regarding social media.

Redefining HRIS Migration Success

Visier

By 2021, CIOs will be as responsible for culture change as CHROs. This recent prediction made by Gartner clearly demonstrates how IT’s role is evolving from that of an agent who “gets things done” to a more strategic partner who thinks critically about loftier organizational goals.

3 Tools to Help You Manage Your Digital Life

HR Bartender

I recently published a list of cybersecurity resources from TechCrunch and Google. If you haven’t seen them, it’s worth checking out. Technology continues to fill our lives, which means we need to find ways to manage it.

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The Ultimate Guide to Success with People Analytics

Visier

Any leader–whether a CHRO, an IT director or a leader in reporting and analytics–that’s thinking of buying or deploying people analytics has seen that data-driven organizations outperform.

Humans and Bots: How to blend human skills and AI to build customer intimacy and drive growth

Speaker: Claire Beatty, Editorial Director - Asia, MIT Technology Review Insights

Join Genesys for this webinar to learn how leading companies are using blended AI to drive customer intimacy and revenue growth.

Connect and Engage with Job Candidates Using These 5 Recruiting Strategies

HR Bartender

Organizations spend hours sourcing applicants, reviewing qualifications, interviewing candidates, and internal discussions among the recruiting team. But one of the most important steps in the recruiting process is one some companies spend very little time doing – selection.

The 5 Employment Laws Every Manager Must Know

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Employment law is complicated and can have big repercussions for your company if employees fail to adhere to it—either out of ignorance or neglect. A talent contractor for Comcast was just forced to pay $7.5 million to settle a lawsuit over unpaid overtime—a violation of employment law.

Improve Your Company Culture Using Data

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Peter Drucker, the legendary management consultant, once famously said, “Culture eats strategy for breakfast.”. What is culture though exactly? It has many different definitions based on who you ask, but the value in making it part of your strategy and decision-making is undeniable.

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Employee Turnover: Solve It Using 4 Levels of Analytics

HR Bartender

Every organization has a problem they want to solve. It could be a small problem or a large one. The key to solving problems is: Gathering the right information Having a good approach.

5 Culture Trends for 2019

As we approach 2019, major shifts in the work environment will continue to affect the ways companies do business. Companies that are looking to attract, engage, and retain top talent should leverage these trends to create workplaces where employees thrive.

Why Workforce Analytics Shouldn’t Start with the Data

Visier

One of the most common models in HR analytics is shown in Figure 1. The model starts with the data, then you draw insights, and finally tell a story.

What the Union of ONA and People Analytics Means

Visier

Organizational Network Analysis (ONA) isn’t a new science. It’s been around for over 30 years; the practice “ measures and graphs patterns of collaboration by examining the strength, frequency, and nature of interactions between people in those networks.”

5 Rules to Effectively Manage Your Email

HR Bartender

I recently received a note on Twitter asking, “What’s your ‘managing email’ process?” I love this question! Not because I’m the world’s leading expert on email, because I’m not. But I do spend a lot of time on email and I’m happy to share my system if it can help someone out. .

Important Lessons From the Slower-Growing Gig Economy

Visier

“Retail arbitrage” is how Juston and Kristen Herbert are saving $50,000 to adopt a child. They scour big box stores such as Target for clearance deals on products like water bottles, which they then buy for $5 and sell on Amazon for $19.95.

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Dice 2018 Recruitment Automation Report

Artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) technologies are rapidly changing the way many recruit and hire talent. Read Dice's first-ever Recruitment Automation Report to discover how you can employ new, cutting-edge technologies to source and hire tech talent faster.

Why a Data Warehouse is Not the Analytics Cure-All

Visier

Data warehousing has existed since the mid-1990s, and by 2011, Gartner made the (not-so-surprising) prediction that it would reach its inflection point that same year. “As

Why HR Transformation is Not the Answer

Visier

The way organizations have executed HR transformation over the past two decades is a perfect illustration of how theory and practice diverge. When Dave Ulrich introduced his HR transformation model in 1995, he spread the revolutionary concept of COEs , HRBPs, and HR Shared Services.

How to Get Better Results In Your Work

HR Bartender

It’s a given that organizations want employees to perform at a high-level. But what about employees? I know there are some who might think otherwise, but overall, I’d like to believe that employees want to perform well too.

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The Next Employee Challenge: Loneliness In the Workplace

HR Bartender

Loneliness is not the same as being alone. Being alone is … being by yourself. If you Google loneliness, it’s being “sad because one has no friends or company.” Often, we talk about loneliness in terms of older people.

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.