February, 2018

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Take Control- Stop Feeling Burned Out At Work!

Trish McFarlane

Are you feeling overwhelmed? Pressured? Like no one cares? Listen, I hear you because I’ve been there too. Feeling overwhelmed at work is nothing new. But, when you’re going through it, you can feel like the only one dealing with the problem. The most interesting thing about people who are experiencing burnout is that you often don’t notice until it’s too late.

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How Nonprofits Can Stay Competitive in the Hiring Market

Hppy

Business is booming in the nonprofit sector. Charitable donations rose after the most recent Presidential election, and 51% of nonprofits expected to increase their staffing last year. While that’s all good news, it’s not the full story. Finding the right people for these roles is often difficult for nonprofits. Also read: Mentoring and Hiring the Right People.

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72% of HR Managers Think the Monday After the Super Bowl Should Be a Work Holiday

HR Daily Advisor

A new survey from staffing firm OfficeTeam may just “bowl” you over. According to 72% of HR managers, the day after the professional football championship game should be a paid national holiday from work. Source: artisteer / iStock / Getty. That may not be a bad idea considering more than one-quarter of employees (27%) admitted they’ve called in sick or made an excuse for skipping work following a major sporting event, such as the Super Bowl, NBA Finals, or World Series.

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Feds’ new I-9 enforcement push: 4 ways to protect your company

HR Morning

Now is the perfect time for a review of your I-9 compliance efforts for a number of reasons. For starters, the most recently revised form became mandatory in the fall. Plus, the Dept. of Homeland Security’s Immigration & Customs Enforcement agency (also known as ICE) can investigate your company’s I-9 records on an at-will basis – and has already been increasing these investigations with higher fines.

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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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Why Employees Leave Companies in 2018 [poll results]

HR Bartender

A few weeks ago, I asked the question “ If you were to start looking for a new job today, what would be the number one reason? ” And the majority of employees responded…. Better compensation and benefits. So, as much as we might not want to admit that money drives career decisions, it does. And as human resources professionals, we just can’t ignore this.

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How Artificial Intelligence Is Changing the Future of Work, Now

Reflektive

Most of us have experienced how the proliferation of artificial intelligence (AI) is changing everything about the way we live, shop and communicate. From Amazon’s incredibly helpful recommendation engine, and Target’s startlingly accurate pregnancy predictor , to the diagnosis and prediction of medical conditions , we’ve become simultaneously slightly uneasy, yet also somewhat dependent, on AI.

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The 10 Most Popular Articles Among Recruiters This Week

Linkedin Talent Blog

In case you need a stimulating read, here’s a great list for you. We took a look at the articles staffing and corporate recruiters shared, liked, and commented on the most on LinkedIn during the last 7 days and posted them below. Here are the top posts for this week: 1. Why Amazon Is Banning This 1 Horrible Question From All Job Interviews -- by Marcel Schwantes. 2. 4 Trends That Will Shape Recruiting in 2018 -- by Roy Maurer. 3.

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Hiring Could Be Even More Difficult in 2018 as Employers Compete for a Shrinking Talent Pool

HR Daily Advisor

Employers have high expectations for business and headcount growth in 2018, but a severe skills shortage in the fastest growing sectors could hinder plans, according to the 2018 U.S. Salary Guide from Hays, a specialist recruitment agency. Based on a survey of more than 3,000 people, the Hays US 2018 Salary Guide asked U.S. professionals, managers, and employers about current business, compensation, and workforce trends.

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Living in Color: Why I Stopped Caring About What White People Think

The Aristocracy of HR

010010000000 It must be a hell of a feeling when your skin, ideas, and presence become a golden ticket of Willy Wonka proportions in life. It must be nice to not only create the rules, systems, and standards but to actually be “the standard”. It is utterly astonishing when you can be given the […].

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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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3 Tips to Digitally Engage Your Workforce

HR Bartender

We talk regularly about employee engagement. And justifiably so. Employee engagement is an important topic. And the results of engagement hit the bottom-line. But often when we talk about engagement, it’s in the context of face-to-face (F2F) interaction. While having personal connections matters, and there are definitely some actions that should be conducted F2F or voice-to-voice, technology can play a big role in engagement.

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Dear ReWorker: Can I Send a Sick Employee Home?

Cornerstone On Demand

Dear ReWorker, I'm sick because one of my employees came to work with symptoms, and we work in close quarters. Now I have to use my vacation time to get well. Can I require someone to go home if they come in sick to prevent illness from spreading to other workers? Sincerely, Curbing Contagion __ Dear Curbing Contagion, Here is the short answer: Yes, you can require employees to go home if they come in sick.

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Boost Employee Engagement At Work By Thinking About Your Job Differently

15Five

Does your job feel like torture? Probably not, but the Spanish word for job is trabajo , which is derived from the vulgar Latin word for “torture.” The truth is that most jobs are simply too small for us. As human beings we desire more. In short, we want to have meaning and purpose in what we do because we want to make a difference that matters. One of the least tapped engines of engagement and performance at work is purpose, something we explore in depth in our new book, The Purpose Revolution-

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The 10 Most Popular Articles Among Recruiters This Week

Linkedin Talent Blog

In case you need a stimulating read, here’s a great list for you. We took a look at the articles staffing and corporate recruiters shared, liked, and commented on the most on LinkedIn during the last 7 days and posted them below. Here are the top posts for this week: 1. A Glimpse Into The Future Of Recruiting -- by Lars Schmidt. 2. When More Women Join the Workforce, Wages Rise — Including for Men -- by Amanda Weinstein. 3.

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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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Reviewing Core Values for a Psychologically Safe Workplace After #MeToo

Reflektive

Since the Harvey Weinstein allegations surfaced in early October of 2017, the Internet has been peppered with sensitive #metoo stories. Vulnerable stories of sexual harassment continue to be courageously shared on social media and other news outlets. Some are calling it an HR crisis but for HR leaders it can be an opportunity to renew company policies and explore innovative strategies for workplace safety.

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A Brilliant Culture Is Made Up Of These People

Hppy

Cultures that deliver a high level of performance and create competitive advantage for an organization are grown by leaders with the foresight to recruit the right “human essence” that ensures long-term success. You hire to fill a job but you recruit to build a successful culture. In my three-decade career as an executive leader, I discovered that there are some basic competencies in people that, when operating in unison, not only create a workplace where people love to work together, but also d

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5 Ways to Reinvent the Traditional Job Interview

HR Bartender

Over the past couple of years, companies have been talking about “reinventing the performance appraisal”. Well, performance reviews aren’t the only process that’s being re-examined. Let’s take a look at the job interview. According to LinkedIn’s Global Recruiting Trends Report 2018 , fifty-six percent (56%) of talent professionals say that new interview tools and methods are changing the way they hire.

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Improving the Employee Experience with Better Technology

Cornerstone On Demand

Whether in an office, out in the field, on the sales floor or on a production line, most workers today must use technology to interact with work-related content. But too often, workers use outdated and disconnected technologies to access and share this content, making them less productive and less satisfied at work. Seventy-one percent of employees say they want their companies to provide them with the same level of technology as they use in their personal lives as consumers, according to Salesf

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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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Dear Manager, Giving Critical Employee Feedback Is Not As Scary As It Seems

15Five

It all began with an article published in Harvard Business Review in March of 2016 entitled, “ Two-Thirds of Managers Are Uncomfortable Communicating with Employees ”. When we delve into this a bit deeper we’ll see that it’s not a matter of comfort, it’s a matter of fear. People often avoid confrontation because they are afraid of rejection, have had negative past experiences, or are unsure of their needs, values, or beliefs.

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The 10 Most Popular Articles Among Recruiters This Week

Linkedin Talent Blog

In case you need a stimulating read, here’s a great list for you. We took a look at the articles staffing and corporate recruiters shared, liked, and commented on the most on LinkedIn during the last 7 days and posted them below. Here are the top posts for this week: 1. 3 Techniques to Keep Your Best Employees from Quitting -- by Lisa Earle McLeod. 2.

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How This Digital Agency Created a Global Culture of Performance

Reflektive

It’s no secret that the old performance management process is out. Ratings, annual reviews, and clunky software systems are no longer practical or functional for the modern organization. Although the performance management revolution is well off the ground, organizations are still struggling to find ways to make the switch to a more agile, aligned system all while keeping their mission and goals in place.

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Five Signs Your Mentorship Is Working

Everwise

So you’ve finally found a mentor or a mentee who you think is a great fit. You’ve been meeting for several months. How do you know that your partnership is actually working? And what do you do if you suspect it might be time to find a different mentor or mentee? While every relationship is different, a pattern has emerged for us as we’ve run hundreds of mentoring partnerships.

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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 Plan Time For Self Learning

HR Bartender

I came across this article from Harvard Business Review titled, “ 6 Ways to Take Control of Your Career Development If Your Company Doesn’t Care About It ”. I’d recommend bookmarking it and carving out time to read it. But that’s also the challenge. There are lots of great articles about how to “ own your career ” or “ the best leadership books to read ”.

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ICYMI: 5 Things the Modern Worker Looks For in Talent Development

Cornerstone On Demand

Editor's Note: In today's fast-paced news cycle, we know it's difficult to keep up with the latest and greatest HR trends and stories. To make sure you're updated, we're recapping our most popular articles every month in our " In Case You Missed It " series. Keep reading for January's top stories! 4 Quick Fixes to Jump-Start Your 2018 Recruiting Recruiting isn't what it used to be, and companies can't afford to have a wait-and-see attitude anymore.

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The Best Companies To Work For Now Focus On Human Potential And Leadership Effectiveness

15Five

In 2017, did your company have what it took to be one of Fortune’s 100 Best Companies To Work For? Well then, congratulations are in order…. Wait a minute though, it looks like the rules have changed. The 100 Best Companies To Work For is an honor granted to a select few businesses based on an annual survey of millions of employees. But for the first time in twenty years, Fortune (and Great Place To Work) have changed their methodology.

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The Neuroscience of Employee Engagement

Achievers

Job satisfaction is at the heart of employee engagement. And as early as 1959, it received decisive momentum when Psychologist Frederick Herzberg published the Two Factor theory of motivation. Herzberg’s research suggests that fulfilment at work is due to two set of factors: Motivators – intrinsic conditions of the job. Hygiene factors – extrinsic factors causing in dissatisfaction if absent.

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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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How to Make the Case for Continuous Performance Management

Reflektive

Performance reviews are going out of style. Adobe uses check-ins , J.P. Morgan launched real-time feedback, and Accenture led the way back in 2015, citing bad ROI as the determining factor for eliminating its ratings and annual review program in favor of continuous performance management. These innovative companies aren’t just leading the charge — they’re already posting results.

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How To Make A WOW! Culture That Astonishes People

Hppy

Satisfying your customers isn’t good enough in today’s competitive markets. Meeting their needs falls short of earning their loyalty and turns your business into a commodity where only Price is important. Winning the competitive battle demands that customers be “dazzled”; left “breathless” whenever they engage with your organization. Also read: What Happens When Organizations Love To Get Complaints?

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Training Should Include Employee Self Learning Strategies

HR Bartender

I ran across an article on the MarketingProfs blog recently titled “ Four B2B Marketing Trends that Will Define 2018 ”. The first trend was that individualization will become the new personalization. The reason I’m bringing this up is because at the same time I came across the MarketingProfs article, I read an article from Bob Mosher in Chief Learning Officer magazine asking the question, “ Who’s in control of personalized learning?