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The Wonders of a 6-Hour Workday

HR Daily Advisor

In yesterday’s Advisor we discussed the history of the 8-hour workday and some beliefs about how it might be modified with great success. Today we’ll look at the potential benefits of the 6-hour workday. Potential Benefits to a Shortened Workday.

Would a 6-Hour Workday Be Better?

HR Daily Advisor

Some believe that the 8-hour workday is an arbitrary number of hours to work—one that needs adjusting. A number of companies in Sweden are switching to the 6-hour workday. It didn’t become truly standard until Henry Ford made it the norm in Ford factories.

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Top 50 HR Twitterati – 2015


We’ve tuned out the HR noise to bring you the worthwhile voices on Twitter: the real thinkers, the content creators, the powerhouse recruiters, small business leaders, and entrepreneurs. To determine the size and level of engagement in each influencer’s audience, we used their Twitter follower count and two recognized social influence measuring tools, Klout and Kred. Learn more about the metrics and tools we used. The Generalists.

The HR Analyst Job Description: A Day in the Life


Did I mention it’s different? :-) Even my coworkers that do very similar work as talent management analysts, learning analysts, and workforce management analysts have different schedules, projects, etc. This is the time to plan my day. and the Alabama SHRM conference as well.

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Workday Community Voices: Louis Salamone, CFO at CityMD, on the Need for Speed


Louis Salamone is CFO at CityMD, a company that’s disrupting the urgent care business. For example, CityMD built a state-of-the-art referral system that connects patients with in-network physicians for follow-up care—all part of its mission of “serving kindness.” To support its rapid expansion and growth, CityMD chose Workday for its financial management, human capital management, and payroll needs. So Workday is helping you move quickly? Is that why you chose Workday?

#Employee Feedback Is The Killer App #HR


A new market has emerged: Employee feedback apps for the corporate marketplace. These tools are powerful and disruptive, and they have the potential to redefine how we manage our organizations. The answer is clear: building a highly engaged workforce is difficult.

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Yahoo! Co-Founder Jerry Yang Talks Goal Setting and Corporate Culture with BetterWorks


previously served on the board of directors for Yahoo! and Cisco and is currently a board member of Workday, Lenovo and Alibaba. Yang recently sat down with our CEO Kris Duggan to share his thoughts on the landscape of business today and why he thinks data is “eating everything.”. I always thought that this space, whether it’s performance management or human capital management, was a huge issue for any company that’s growing in the Valley—especially for Yahoo!

How Your Business Can Keep and Attract High Performing Moms


Mother’s Day is just around the corner. What better time to reassess the benefits your business offers to moms? looking to stay in the workplace as they nurture their families. Unfortunately, neither pregnancy nor newborns adhere to a 9-5 workday.

Is It Time for Wearable Tech in the Workplace?

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In fact the first wearable, produced by Jawbone in 2011, just celebrated its fourth birthday. Since late 2013, wearables – especially those designed for the workplace – have gained steam. And with the launch of the Wearable Technology Conference last March, there is no end in sight for how these technology advancements might impact the workplace. In an April 2014 survey, Tech Pro Research published survey results on the use of wearables for business.

5 KPIs Every Professional Services Firm Should Track


With the release of Service Performance Insight’s “2016 Professional Services Maturity Benchmark” report last year, it was clear that the professional services industry is at an inflection point, with many key indicators on the decline. At the same time, firms are experiencing significantly higher employee attrition. Much of this weakening is due to significant changes happening in the professional services industry.

The Top 100 Applicant Tracking Systems in 2018


A common question I get asked is: “What are the top applicant tracking systems I should consider using?” ” So, every year the Ongig team and I find the top ATS’s used by employers actively hiring…and we publish the details. Workday.