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How HR teams can play a larger role in their company’s future success: From a futurist

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The future is scary when you have no idea what’s coming—but that doesn’t mean companies and their human resources teams are powerless in preparing themselves.

Three HR trends to watch in 2019

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==The role of HR continues to be dynamic and ever-changing, with major economic, sociological, technological and cultural trends impacting the way people will work and live in 2019. HR’s shift from a largely administrative function to a strategic business unit has been slow up until now.

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What do you mean by teamwork?

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By Carlos Valdes-Dapena. Think of all the corporate town hall meetings and newsletters stressing the importance of teamwork. Picture the array of teamwork posters lining hallways and office walls.

Using machine learning and sentiment analysis to tackle employee burnout

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Human Resource professionals are now using an advanced data-driven approach. to improving employee retention. Machine learning software analyzes. engagement survey responses and online reviews – quickly determining the “why” behind scores and quantifying the key themes that are driving.

Compassionate business leaders create a competitive edge

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Tweet this: Is compassion somehow too soft a word to be paired with our alpha notion of leadership? . Articles and keynotes about the importance of empathy and compassion are common in the business world these days.

Why you can’t get an interview – explained using job-search science data

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By Dr. John Sullivan. Ponder this: Two resumes are received, one with 58% of the job requirements and another that meets 100%, but the 58% resume gets the interview. Yes, it’s completely illogical.

The ‘experience economy’ includes your employees

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By Ron Thomas. In the Experience Economy , the customer is the innovator, not the enterprise. Technology lets customers create very personalized experiences. As people become more comfortable and facile with technology, they will create new ways of managing their daily lives and online experiences.

To manage change, unleash adaptability

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By Dr. Steven Hunt. About 2500 years ago, the Greek philosopher Heraclitus observed that the only constant is change. This statement is not totally true in the modern digitalized, interconnected world. Now the only constant is an ever-accelerating rate of change.

Show them ‘everybody matters’ when it comes to your brand

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While waiting for my oil change at the car dealership, I reached into my messenger bag to grab a pen. As I began to write, I discovered major pen smears all over the palm of my hand and a pen stain on my messenger bag.

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What is brand gravity, why you need it and how to get it

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You’ve been working on spreading your employer brand through ongoing. recruitment marketing campaigns. You’ve even got your social media. presence on message. Now it’s time to work on your employer brand. gravity. Yep, gravity.

Sparking motivation is the key to beating stress and burnout, and to improving employee engagement

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Let us kick off Stress Awareness Month by looking at the opposite of stress. Certainly, there are times when stress is telling us that something in our lives is straining our capacity—a stressor we need to identify and deal with. However, often times, stress can be a sign that something is missing.

Three essentials of a Gen Z-proof collaboration tech stack

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By Susman Biswas. With Gen Z expected to join the workforce in large numbers in 2019, organizations need to rethink their collaboration and communication strategies.

3 simple ways to leverage social proof and attract top talent with social media

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The concept of social proof is an age-old marketing tactic. It’s used by companies to ease the worries and build trust with consumers making them a trusted brand. It does this by speaking the language of their audience, using visuals and providing evidence to show credibility.

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What to do about ghosting

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By Patricia Grabarek. Recently, the topic of “ghosting” in the workplace has gained some attention.

Change management is a strategic skill HR must master

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By Di Colavita, Psy. orkforce planning is vital to any organization’s future, but the increased speed and continuous nature of organizational change puts additional pressure on organizations to accurately maintain workforce information.

4 reasons to recruit from alternative training programs

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By Dr. Arthur Langer. Over the past decade, a robust market for accelerated, alternative training and education programs — particularly in the tech and digital spaces — has emerged.

The joy of (even thinking we’re) making something

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On our deep attachment to our own ideas and creations . While reducing the harmful elements on motivation should be our first step, we also need to look closely at the positive side of motivation and think of ways to increase it.

Managers are people developers

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Thirty-five percent of managers are engaged and 33 percent of U.S. employees are engaged. Managers, according to a Chicago-area consultant, have 70 percent influence on employee engagement.

HR Roundtable: Diversity is more than a program

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By Steve Browne. It seems that when the (Cincinnati) HR Roundtable gathers there’s usually inclement weather. That didn’t deter folks from an incredible turnout for the February HR Roundtable which was jumping into a topic that is too often not spoken about.

3 simple tactics to leverage social proof and attract top talent

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By Heidi Lynne Kurter. The concept of social proof is an age-old marketing tactic used by companies to ease the worries and build trust with consumers making them a trusted brand. It does this by speaking the language of their audience, using visuals and providing evidence to show credibility.

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Here’s how an engaged company outperforms others by nearly 150 percent

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Editor’s Note: Ben Eubanks is the Principal Analyst at Lighthouse Research and Advisory. Ben is presenting at the HCI HR Call to Action Conference this week in Scottsdale, Arizona. You can follow Ben on LinkedIn and Twitter.

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Technology can help build those critical peer-to-peer connections

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Research shows that relationships with coworkers matter. The more you interact with your counterparts, the better your physical and psychological health and the more engaged you are with your job. However, getting to know your coworkers is no small task.

What a difference a workplace can make

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When it comes to attracting new employees and retaining our top talent, we tend to roll out the red carpet in terms of pay and benefits. But what about the office itself?

Focus on employee journey mapping to get the customer journey right

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Employee journey mapping is every bit as important as customer journey mapping, and needs to be focused on before we can get the customer journey right. In the 21st century, it is important for employers to create great experiences for employees as well as customers.

Leaders need grit, but it’s not enough for success

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What kind of personality succeeds in an environment where the failure rate is over 90%? Can an entrepreneur with any personality become successful? Or do certain personality traits count to tip the odds in their favor?

Artificial intelligence in human resources: how AI is changing the landscape of HR

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By Emma Smith. Emma Smith is a reporting and communications associate at Devex, based in Barcelona. She focuses on bringing the latest career and hiring trends, tips, and insights to our global development community. Emma has a background in journalism.

Ten HR trends In the age of artificial intelligence

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The future of HR is both digital and human as HR leaders focus on optimizing the combination of human and automated work.

HR get ready: artificial intelligence is changing the way we work

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As the world of work is rapidly changing amongst digital disruption, HR must keep pace. By 2020, the World Economic Forum (WEF) predicts that the Fourth Industrial Revolution will be here, with robotics, artificial intelligence and automation making some roles obsolete.

Get ready now for the coming ‘total talent’ workforce

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Total talent might not be a term you’re really familiar with, but it’s rising in use and you’re going to see a lot more of it over the next year. More organizations are waking up to the term and the concept behind it. Which, at the end of the day, is what matters.

Get ready now for the coming ‘total talent’ workforce

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Total talent might not be a term you’re really familiar with, but it’s rising in use and you’re going to see a lot more of it over the next year. More organizations are waking up to the term and the concept behind it. Which, at the end of the day, is what matters.

10 timely statistics about the connection between employee engagement and wellness

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Employee engagement and wellness are finally taking center stage in the business world. For too long, they have been viewed as the responsibility of the HR department and not an integral part of business strategy.

Is unlimited vacation time an employee-friendly policy?

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In recent years, the topic of unlimited paid time off (PTO) or vacation time has been included as part of a bundle of “perks” from startups and company culture fanatics (think Richard Branson).

Driving network innovation: The role of HR in driving digital transformation

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Digital transformation is happening at an unprecedented pace. Businesses from around the world, in all sectors, are devoting more time, attention and resources to ‘going digital’ than ever before.

Driving network innovation: The role of HR in driving digital transformation

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Digital transformation is happening at an unprecedented pace. Businesses from around the world, in all sectors, are devoting more time, attention and resources to ‘going digital’ than ever before.

Three HR trends to watch in 2019

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==The role of HR continues to be dynamic and ever-changing, with major economic, sociological, technological and cultural trends impacting the way people will work and live in 2019. HR’s shift from a largely administrative function to a strategic business unit has been slow up until now.

12 employee experience New Year’s resolutions managers can actually follow through on

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The life of a mayfly lasts about 24 hours. Or, slightly longer than the shelf life of the average New Year’s resolution. . Sadly, most resolutions are perfect expressions of the usual triumph of hope over experience. If controlling our weight were easy, we wouldn’t have gained it in the first place.

Is unlimited vacation time an employee-friendly policy?

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In recent years, the topic of unlimited paid time off (PTO) or vacation time has been included as part of a bundle of “perks” from startups and company culture fanatics (think Richard Branson).

How to get your C-suite to care about culture

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How can HR professionals help C-suite leaders care about culture? Or, even better, help senior leaders proactively engage in culture management? The good news is that most senior leaders understand that culture is important.

A New Year’s resolution: be wrong, sometimes

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Editor’s Note: With the new year just days away, now is the perfect time to choose a New Year’s resolution. To those of you who have already taken the initiative to make a positive change in 2019, congratulations! You’re one step ahead.

Your culture under a microscope: Lead

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Editor’s Note: This is the third and final part in a 3 part series about workplace culture under a microscope. Whether you realize it or not, leaders set the tone for the corporate culture from the top.