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Fun Ways to Encourage Leadership in the Office

Hppy

Leadership is an important skill, especially in today’s workforce environment where businesses have to adapt to hybrid teams. Furthermore, as the pandemic subsides and people return to offices and regular work schedules, there is a disconnect between employers and employees. According to a recent survey, 77% of American workers are not convinced that their employer has their well-being in view.

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should I tell my coworker she’ll never get promoted, are two-week vacations excessive, and more

Ask a Manager

This post, should I tell my coworker she’ll never get promoted, are two-week vacations excessive, and more , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. 1. Should I tell my coworker she’ll never get the promotion she deserves? I have an ethical dilemma and I feel like I’m definitely in the wrong here.

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26 Best Diversity and Inclusion Questions For Employee Surveys

Vantage Circle

We know how high diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) practices are on your priority list if you lead a modern organization. But, before you start doing anything, you must know where your company currently stands in terms of DE&I. This is where you'll need to be ready with some effective diversity and inclusion questions, which we'll go over in this article.

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Outsourcing vs. In-House Recruitment: Which is Better?

Recruiters Lineup

One of the most significant challenges businesses experience is finding the best talent to maximize their business productivity. In this regard, they take measures, including hiring recruiters, to help in the hiring process. Usually, businesses can work with in-house recruiters or opt for the recruitment process outsourcing (RPO). So, have you ever wondered which method is suitable for your hiring needs?

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AI & DEI: With Great Opportunities Comes Great HR Responsibility

Speaker: Jen Kirkwood - Partner, Responsible HR & AI at IBM and World Economic Forum Executive Fellow

The promise of AI for today’s organizations is real, yet in a frenzied state of experimentation, many stumble to get to a full-scale enterprise. As companies race to discover what generative AI can do, HR must lead conversations about how to balance cutting-edge innovations with integrity, trust, and diversity. Globally, organizations are at a critical intersection of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and AI acceleration.

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Good Workplace Habits to Uplevel Your Life

HR Digest

Evidence suggests that we are more likely to form good workplace habits when they connect with our sense of identity. . Although stress is a part of our modern lives, not dealing with it properly can wreck your physical and mental health. It is important to find ways to reduce stress and calm, especially at your workplace, to keep this proverbial monkey off your back. .

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Not in Charge

Everyday People

I was listening this weekend to the Top 40 songs of 1985 on Sirius XM’s 80s on 8 channel. It’s definitely one of my go-to stations because it covered the transitions of life from high school to college to starting my career in HR to marriage. It was a big decade !! A staple song of the 80’s and especially 1985 was the phenomenal “Everybody Wants to Rule the World” by Tears for Fears.

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How To Adopt The Flexible Work Model That Best Suit Your Business

New to HR

The rising popularity of the remote work model may be the only positive side of the Covid-19 global crisis. Employees who started working remotely due. The post How To Adopt The Flexible Work Model That Best Suit Your Business appeared first on New To HR.

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6 Best Practices in Performance Management

Best Of HR

What is one best practice in performance management? To help you identify best practices in performance management, we asked CEOs and business leaders this question for their best ideas. From detailing responsibilities and roadmaps clearly to hosting regular one-on-ones with employees, there are a number of best practices that you may adopt to improve performance management in your organization. .

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Gem product update: April 2022

Gem Blog

We’ve been hard at work this past month improving our platform to make Gem even more valuable for you. We hope you enjoy these updates as much as we do!

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Early Tenure Turnover: Stop the Revolving Door of Hires

Speaker: Dr. Craig Ellis, Head of I-O Psychology, HighMatch

Are you facing a revolving door of hires, especially within their first 90 days of employment? In this webinar, Dr. Craig Ellis, a leading industrial-organizational (I-O) psychologist, offers insights and strategies to unravel the mystery behind early tenure turnover. Identify the root causes of early attrition to mitigate turnover’s impact in the first 12 months.

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Why Professional Development Is the Achilles’ Heel of Many DEI Efforts — and 6 Ways to Fix That

Linkedin Talent Blog

Talent acquisition can’t bring diversity to the workforce on its own. Even when a company is successfully recruiting and hiring employees who look like the broader community or their customer base, much still needs to be done to ensure the success of the workforce. That is the Achilles’ heel of many companies, says Cynthia Owyoung in her new book All Are Welcome: How to Build a Real Workplace Culture of Inclusion That Delivers Results.

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A Manager’s Role in Burnout Prevention

Zenefits

Burnout, work-life balance, positive company culture. These are more than internet buzzwords or Millennial illusions. They’re realities that businesses need to take seriously for their employees’ long-term retention. What researchers were calling “the great resignation” in 2021 and 2022 is a result of employee burnout, lack of recognition, and unfair wages.

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Forty-Two Percent Would Rather Clean A Toilet Than Call Customer Support

Forbes Leadership Strategy

It’s been more than four years since I read a stat put out by Aspect that prompted me to write about this very subject, the choice of cleaning a toilet or contacting customer support.

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Should You Pay Both Your Remote and In-Office Workers More?

Zenefits

In a rush to return to normal, your remote and in-office workers may be asking for more than before. Technology has made it easier for people to work anywhere. This makes it difficult for companies to justify paying remote employees less than those in an office setting, especially when competitors offer higher-paying jobs. Remote workers want the same salary as their in-office colleagues.

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Bridging the Gap: The Intersection of DEI Initiatives and Employee Benefits

Speaker: Jaye Johnson, CBP

Unlock the secrets to transforming your organization’s employee benefits into a strategic tool for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI). During this informative session, we will discuss common pitfalls in traditional benefits and then delve into the essence of DEI in employee-centric benefit offerings. This involves not only defining DEI in the workplace but also understanding the pivotal role that employee benefits play in fostering a diverse and inclusive environment.

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10 Ways To Improve Your Mental Health At Work

Forbes Leadership Strategy

The pandemic and other stressors have made employee well-being a top priority. Here are ten ways to improve your mental health at work.

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5 Differences Between an Independent Contractor and a Part-Time W-2 Employee

Zenefits

Small business owners need to hire temporary workers for a variety of reasons — seasonality, replacing employees on leave, and finishing objectives before the end of the year. But with the rise of freelance workers and the popularity of independent contractors , deciding what kind of worker to hire can be less clear cut. The problem is that worker classification is serious business.

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With Lack Of Action, Congress Fails Immigrant Children

Forbes Leadership Strategy

Many young people come to America with their parents but “age out” of the immigration system at 21 and must leave the country.

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Unlimited PTO: How to Ensure Employees Get Enough Time Off

Zenefits

The modern HR team has a number of challenges to solve, but perhaps one of the most long-standing of them is employee retention. Between organizing onboarding for new hires and combating burnout with employee-centric policies, there are several ways that an HR professional can reduce employee turnover. But perhaps one of the most misunderstood but effective methods is offering unlimited paid time (PTO) off.

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Delivering DEI Training That Drives Real Change

Speaker: Jeffrey Hall, Chief Creative Office of WILL Interactive

Great DEI training improves engagement, retention, and teamwork. Poor training does little. What content areas are right for our organization? How can you construct training around empathy-building, relatable stories for a positive disposition to hard topics? We’ll cover the latest research on how to make training that actually delivers attitudinal and behavioral shifts.

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5 Ways To Show Gratitude At Work

Forbes Leadership Strategy

To learn about how to show gratitude at work, I sought advice and input from 5 business leaders. Below are their suggestions.

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What Employers Need to Know About Pandemic Unemployment Assistance

Zenefits

Despite the emergency federal pandemic unemployment program officially ending in September 2021, many still had the ability to file claims in October. However, given that some claims could be retroactive and the rise of new strains, many employers are still curious how this assistance could influence them. Unless the program is revived, this form of unemployment assistance has expired, and no new claims can come forward.

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Old People Died Of Covid, Young People Are Dying By Suicide - Could Connecting Them Help?

Forbes Leadership Strategy

Suicide has become the leading cause of death for young people in over 100 countries. Can older people save them?

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HR’s Role in Employee Evaluations

Zenefits

Most HR departments are transiting to focus on People Operations (People Ops). People Ops puts employees first by seeing your people as a company’s most valuable resource. This changes the model from viewing employees as cogs in a machine to advocating on their behalf and finding ways to simplify processes and improve the quality of the workplace. When it comes to annual reviews, employee evaluations, and employee self-assessments, this means making sure the application of fairness and consiste

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Are There Gaps in Your HR Policies?

Putting the right HR policies in place can help your organization grow smoothly and help your company culture thrive. Use this essential HR checklist to cover the basics and make sure there aren’t any gaps in your HR functions.

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How To Press Pause On Knee-Jerk Reactions

Forbes Leadership Strategy

As a leader, it’s important to move out of reactivity if you want to be effective.

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How to Properly Evaluate Employees — and What to Include in Their Assessments

Zenefits

Giving employees feedback can go a long way toward improving how they perform in their roles. According to a January 2022 report by Gallup, when employees strongly agree they received “meaningful feedback” in the past week , they’re nearly 400% more likely to rank as highly engaged at work compared to all other employees. Contrastingly, a lack of feedback can lead to disengagement.

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How Today’s Aberration Of Capitalism Was Created

Forbes Leadership Strategy

Why Shareholder Capitalism Must Give Way To Customer Capitalism.

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How to Help Employees Ease Into Retirement

Zenefits

Unfortunately, not everyone reaches retirement age with enough in their 401(k) or other savings. An unstable economy, dwindling social security funds, and lack of sufficient savings are just a few reasons that some people stay at the job in their later years. A Northwestern Mutual study reported that 21% of people in the United States say they don’t have anything saved up for retirement.

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Managing Your Recruitment Agency Spend in 2024

Feeling overwhelmed by a juggling act of internal recruiting, agency relationships, and direct hire spend? You’re not alone. In today’s competitive talent landscape, building a dream team requires strategic orchestration. Recruiting agencies and search firms provide invaluable services, but managing them effectively alongside your internal team can pose unique challenges.

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Why You Should Switch to Manatal ATS

Manatal

An Applicant Tracking System, or ATS, has been an essential feature in high-performing recruitment teams as early as the 90s. Over the last decade however, this digital tool – designed to optimize the recruitment process – has grown its popularity not just among large scale companies, but with small and medium-sized businesses as well. .

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Why are Gender Pronouns Important?

EmployeeConnect

Gender pronouns in workplace. Equality in the workplace and creating a comfortable environment for all employees is extremely important to foster a culture of acceptance and understanding amongst your workforce. Specifically, issues of equality and acceptance of transgender and non-binary people have become an area of focus in our society. To address these issues, we have created gender pronouns to refer to people, and this idea about identity can be new to some people.

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