Sat.Sep 24, 2022

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Swiss Saturday: Funerals

Evil HR Lady

I’ll be attending my second funeral of September today–third if you count Queen Elizabeth’s. While Queen Elizabeth’s funeral was certainly much grander (and longer!) than any funeral I’ve attended in person, the dress code (minus the hats) is what I was used to in the US. Men wear dark suits. Women wear dark dresses or nice dark pants.

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How to Follow Your Intuition at Work, According to Researchers

The Muse

We rarely discuss intuition at work, often because of its woo-woo connotations. But it can help you innovate on the job and navigate your career. Here’s how, according to researchers.

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How Businesses Can Show Appreciation to Employees and Why They Need To

Hppy

Businesses rely on their workforces to carry out all of their day-to-day operations, and they need to make it a point to demonstrate how much they value their team members’ contributions. Here are some important things that a business’ leadership should consider about the importance of showing gratitude and support to employees. Give People Meaningful Time-Off From Work.

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What Employee Handbook Topics Should You Cover?

HR Digest

Before getting down to writing an employee handbook , HR professionals need to understand what they should include by law. The HR Digest has curated a list of employee handbook topics that’ll come in handy when you set up the organization’s human resources policies. According to research from GuideSpark , 43% of gen Y are not reading the majority of the employee handbook, while 11% of gen Y haven’t even opened an employee handbook.

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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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Is It Okay To Track Your Employees? How To Set Boundaries In the Workplace

Hppy

Technology has made it easier than ever to track our employees. With the advent of GPS tracking and computer monitoring software , we can now keep a close eye on what our workers are doing at all times. While this may seem like an invasion of privacy, there are some legitimate reasons why you might want to track your employees. In this blog post, we will discuss the pros and cons of employee tracking and how to set boundaries in the workplace.

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What To Look For In A Resume When Screening Candidates

Hppy

Recruiting new staff is a big responsibility. You want to know that you’ve chosen the right candidate for the job, first time, every time. While this is not always guaranteed, certain guidelines exist for making this more likely. . As the resume is the first introduction to job applicants, you need to know what to look for. Depending on the position being filled, different factors come into play.

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Quiet Quitting and What Management Teams Can Do to Address It

Proliant

If you’ve spent any amount of time on LinkedIn or HR blog pages lately, you will have seen the terms “quiet quitting” and “quiet firing.” Even though these are popular terms tossed around in the HR community, many people are still unsure of the exact meaning. So let’s take some time to discuss this trend, how it corresponds to the mental health crisis , and the need for improved employee wellness initiatives.

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3 Important Things HR Professionals Should Know About Their HR Database

Hppy

If you work in HR, then much of your daily routine will revolve around using a database to juggle the various pieces of information you need to serve the workforce of your employer. Because HR isn’t an IT-focused specialism, it’s reasonable to assume that a lot of HR pros don’t really know much about the nuts and bolts of the database on which they are so reliant.

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Leadership Development Stages

Workify

Having strong leaders at the forefront of your organization is an essential component of success. From guiding teams through everyday tasks to influencing long-term decision making, your company’s choices of who holds positions of authority can make or break your growth trajectory. Each business is likely to have its own perspectives on what makes a strong and effective leader.

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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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4 Best Practices to Prevent Employee Poaching in 2022 

Hppy

The success of a company depends on the quality of its workforce. If you have employees with tons of experience in your company, your competitor may want to have them leave you for them. According to statistics, 74 percent of employers have suffered employee poaching by a competitor at least once. Often the poaching company approaches another company’s employee with an offer they cannot resist.

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5 Benefits of Leadership Training: Why it’s Totally Worth it

BetterUp

Jump to section. What is leadership training? Who can undergo leadership training? 5 benefits of leadership training. Why is leadership development important? For the future: Looking at different approaches.

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Why Your Company Should Have an Emotional Intelligence Program

6Q

The emotional quotient is equally as important as the intelligence quotient for success in the workplace. An emotional intelligence program fosters stronger relationships, creates a competitive advantage, and drives business success. The workforce as we know it’s constantly changing. Technology is streamlining our workflows. And new generations are entering the workforce with different expectations and demands.

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Causes of Workplace Stress: What Is It and What Are Its Effects?

BetterUp

Jump to section. What is workplace stress? What causes workplace stress? What are the physical effects of workplace stress? Symptoms of stress at work. For the future: what can be done?

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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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How to Thrive When You Host a Party?

Thrive Global

I recently published my first novel (a comedy about money and class called The Mean$) and decided I wanted to throw a book party. But having a party, especially in your own apartment, is stressful. I was overjoyed, then, when my fashion designer friend Nanette Lepore offered to host it for me in her beautiful townhouse. Alas, Nan was traveling on all my proposed party dates, and eventually it became clear that she couldn’t do it: I would have to host the party myself.

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What Is an Action Plan? How to Become a Real-Life Action Hero

BetterUp

Jump to section. What is an action plan? Why should you build an action plan? Who should build an action plan? How to write an action plan. Building an effective action plan. Become an action hero.

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Dave DeQuattro On How We Need To Adjust To The Future Of Work

Thrive Global

Study trends in the economy. Right now inflation is on the rise which historically will tell you that a recession is imminent. Prepare your work and diversify your project types now so that when the more difficult times come you can specialize in the trends at hand. Typically it would be in housing authorities and with the sign of coming out of a recession being housing.

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How to Write an Effective Cover Letter: Structure, Tips, and Template

BetterUp

Jump to section. What is a cover letter and why does it matter? How to write a good cover letter. Additional writing tips. It’s time to start writing.

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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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How King Charles III’s Past And Present Could Help Predict His Future

Forbes Leadership Strategy

It’s not unusual to scrutinize a new leader’s past to gain important and valuable clues about their future activities and policies in their new role. King Charles III is no exception.

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Cornelia Gamlem On How We Need To Adjust To The Future Of Work

Thrive Global

An increase in corporate social responsibility. The death of George Floyd ushered in a new era of social responsibility. Companies began making financial commitments to strengthen economic opportunities in communities of color. W hen it comes to designing the future of work, one size fits none. Discovering success isn’t about a hybrid model or offering remote work options.

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Transformation Requires That You Stay True To And Evolve Who You Are

Forbes Leadership Strategy

City of Hope National Medical Center carries a 109-year-old legacy as one of the world's leading cancer care institutions whose relentless strategic focus can teach us all invaluable lessons about leadership, belief in the mission, and scaling purpose.

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Kerry Harling On The Five Things You Can Do To Become More Resilient During Turbulent Times

Thrive Global

Your gut is not Las Vegas. What happens in the gut does not stay in the gut?—? There are many action steps to reduce your toxic load that I encourage everyone to do. I remember a client, Mary, who was seemingly doing everything right. She was trying to eat healthy. She exercised regularly. She was working on getting better sleep. You would think she had her healthy lifestyle covered.

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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.