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Building Company Culture When Your Employees are Global

Venga Global

Most companies try to create a thriving culture that keeps their employees invested in their work and enjoying their experience. We’ve all heard of the fun perks that startup and tech companies offer: games, free food, nap rooms, pets at work, and more.

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Everlasting Engagement: 3 Groups You Need to Engage for a Healthy Business

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It’s engagement season! That’s not the engagement we mean, though. We’re talking about business engagement. And when you’re a thriving global business, it’s always engagement season. So what does it mean to engage your business’s different constituents?

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Global eLearning: 4 Translation Tips for Better Employee Engagement

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Employee experience in the workplace is a priority that is not going away any time soon. One of employers’ biggest opportunities to help create a good experience is with their training program.

How Treating Employees Like Customers Builds a Strong Company

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Who are your most loyal customers? Is it the man who gives your products to his friends for Christmas every year? The woman who’s been using your software since she was a teenager? A multibillion dollar corporation who accounts for 50% of your total revenue?

Does Your Workforce Have the Talent DNA for the Digital Future?

With the increasing adoption of automation and data-driven technologies, the workforce is changing rapidly — regardless of whether we’re prepared to face it. Keeping up with the velocity of change is vital to success, and that means building digital readiness into the DNA of your organization so your workforce is ready to face an uncertain and constantly changing future.

Global Workforce: 3 Tips for Creating a “Follow-the-sun” Service

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In today’s global business climate, many companies are working across time zones. Here at Venga, we’re one of these companies. As a translation and localization company, we work with clients all over the world and across all time zones.

3 Eras of Shifting Business Focus: Provider, Consumer, Employee

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At the CIPD HR Software Show in London last month, Alexander Farmer (head of customer success at Sage People) announced that it’s the age of the employee. That got me thinking about what age might be next, and what came before.

Market Through HR and Employee Engagement

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How your employee engagement can be your smartest marketing asset. Creating a culture of employee engagement starts with good listening and a willingness to reflect on the management-employee relationship.

3 Reasons You Need Subject Matter Specialists to Translate HR Content

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For a company with a global workforce, localizing your HR content isn’t always as easy as taking the English content and translating it. The differences in employment laws around the world mean that you need linguists with special expertise to get the legal terminology and context right.

Top 5 Translation Challenges for HR Software Companies

Venga Global

Global HR companies are no strangers to the problem of scale. HR software companies, in particular, often have to navigate rapid expansion, finding quality technical talent, and managing global and local concerns.

2020 Report: The Future of HR

Paycor asked more than 500 leaders of medium and small businesses to talk about the present and future of HR. Download the guide and see what they said. Their responses will surprise you!

Easy, Efficient, E-learning: 4 Strategies for Business Learning

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The internet exists to make the sharing of information easier, so it’s no surprise that our global connectivity has made the world our classroom. Anyone with access to a computer and a little time can learn a new skill or read through archives of information for relatively little cost.

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Putting the ‘Human’ Back in ‘Human Capital’

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“Human capital” sounds like something Charlton Heston would shout to a crowd: “Soylent Green is…human capital!” But for many companies in a globalized, increasingly automated world, the people behind the business are the most important asset.

Making Employee Experience (EX) a Priority

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EXceptional EXperience, EXcellent Employees. By now, we know that the way to attract and keep employees is to consider their experiences while working. A new and persistent workforce trend, employee experience (EX), makes doing so central to a company’s mission. Companies across the world are starting to make room in their business strategies, c-suite, and company culture for the ideas of EX.

How to Use Language to Create a Healthy Global Company (Part 2)

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When a company experiences changes, remembering and making space for human emotions is key. That’s the principle behind change management strategies (CMS), which aim to help companies adopt new technologies, initiatives, software, or situations.

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Why Smoking Costs Employers More Than They Realize

Your employees are smoking, and at a cost of $7,000 per year for each employee who smokes, that adds up - fast! This free report will show you how an effective cessation program pays for itself.

Recruiting Source Effectiveness: Focus on Quality Over Quantity

HR Bartender

(Editor’s Note: Today’s article is brought to you by our friends at Kronos , a leading provider of workforce management and human capital management cloud solutions. It’s not too late to sign up for Kronos’ Fall eSymposium for HR and Payroll professionals.

HR Technology: 13 Concepts HR Pros Needs to Know

HR Bartender

It’s no secret. I love technology. In our small business, we rely on technology to extend our capabilities and provide an agile response to customer needs. That helps us remain competitive. But the more I learn about technology, I realize there’s still a lot to learn.

3 Ways HR Pros Can Use People Analytics to Help the Bottom Line

HR Bartender

Organizations are regularly faced with a variety of challenges. Right now, many are faced with finding and retaining the best talent. Some companies might be experiencing a slump in sales. Some organizations are finding that a new technology is disrupting their market.

HR Departments Should Have Data Policies

HR Bartender

Human resources departments are filled with data. About applicants, candidates, employees, and alumni. This data includes addresses, health information, and social security numbers. HR has assessment data and information from drug/criminal/credit background screening.

How to Activate Employee Voice to Create and Sustain a Speak Up Culture

This whitepaper details how leaders can shift into an ‘action mindset’ that allows for growth and change at every level of your organization. Speak Up cultures promote productivity, improve retention efforts, and create positive employee engagement.

Recruiters: Hiring Veterans Made Easy

HR Bartender

(Editor’s Note: Today’s post is brought to you by our friends at the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM). With over 300,000 HR and business executive members, SHRM creates better workplaces where employers and employees thrive together.

How to Create Habits for Successful Recruiting and

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Ageism In the Workplace – Ask #HR Bartender

HR Bartender

Last year marked the 50 th anniversary of the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA) , which prohibits discrimination against individuals 40 years of age or older. In a survey from AARP, nearly 2 out of 3 workers have experienced some form of age discrimination or age bias.

We Need STEM and We Need MESH

HR Bartender

I ran across an article recently on Medium titled “ Forget STEM, We Need MESH ”. It’s a thought provoking read. The author spends a fair amount of time kinda bashing the renewed emphasis on STEM education (science, technology, engineering, and math).

The Art of Selecting Candidate Pre-Hire Assessments

Speaker: Melissa Dobbins, Founder & CEO, Career.Place

At the core of successful hiring practices is the fair and accurate evaluation of skills, abilities, knowledge and other criteria for a job. One powerful method to do this is through psychometric assessments. The right assessments used in the right way provide objective evaluation of criteria that are far more accurate than interviews alone. Unfortunately, choosing the wrong assessments or using assessments in the wrong way can lead to bad choices, biases, and even discriminatory practices that violate compliance standards.

The New Employee – Employer Social Contract

HR Bartender

One of the workplace-related conversations that’s happening with more frequency is focused on how new technologies such as artificial intelligence and machine learning are changing jobs.

9 Things to Consider When Purchasing HR Technology

HR Bartender

We talk about HR technology a lot on HR Bartender, but it occurred to me recently that’s there’s one area of HR technology we really haven’t discussed.

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Employee Absences: Plan for the Unplanned

HR Bartender

I must admit today’s Time Well Spent. from our friends at Kronos is a little funny to me for two reasons. Living in Florida, we often run into these “ the weather is absolutely gorgeous days ” where we want to play hooky and go to the beach. And sometimes we actually do it.

10 Things I Am Packing In My #SHRM19 Conference Bag

HR Bartender

Last year, in addition to my annual post with tips for attending the Society for Human Resource (SHRM) Annual Conference , I wrote a post about some of the things that I carry with me during the event.

Recognition and Rewards Buyers Guide

Recognition and rewards are an integral part of your company’s employee experience. So, it’s critical to get a platform that fits your company culture on the first try. Check out this guide to understand what questions to ask before finding a new Recognition & Rewards platform.

Working Smarter Means Organizations Need to Personalize Work

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(Editor’s Note: T oday’s article is brought to you by our friends at Kronos , a leading provider of workforce management and human capital management cloud solutions.

You Can’t Tell Your Employees to Unplug If You Don’t Do It Yourself

HR Bartender

Technology is a wonderful thing. It’s amazing what we can do today using technology. That being said, technology can also create challenges. And I’m not talking about whether our technology works or not (although that can be a problem).

Engagement or Connection: Why the Connected Workplace Might Be Better

HR Bartender

(Editor’s Note: Today’s article is brought to you by our friends at MindManager , a division of Corel Corporation. MindManager helps individuals, teams, and enterprises do great work faster by simplifying the way they capture, organize, and share information.

The 10 Best Pieces of HR Content in 2019

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As we kickoff 2020, we’re taking a moment to look back at some of the greatest HR content we read in 2019. We recommend everyone start the new decade of work by reading these 10 pieces filled with thought-provoking strategies and ideas.

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.

Note to Managers: Just Ask

HR Bartender

I’ve been having a series of small breakthroughs in my home office. This might sound weird, but I work with three computer monitors. Yep, three. I worked with two for the longest time then someone suggested that I try three. I thought, “I don’t know. That seems pretty extravagant.” And it is.

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