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Promoting Workplace Mental Health In The Age of COVID-19


Coronavirus. It is nearly impossible to avoid the topic online, on TV, or at work. Gatherings are being canceled or postponed, employers are restricting travel, and organizations are deploying action plans to mitigate the impact of COVID-19. At this point, we are well aware of steps that we can take to protect our physical health amidst this epidemic: washing our hands, staying in if we are sick, and avoiding close contact with others who are.

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4 Tips For Transitioning Your Teams To Remote Work


There are many reasons to shift to a remote team. For some employers it’s a way of life; they’ve found that providing a remote option gives them the flexibility to hire and retain the best people without limiting themselves to a geographical area. For others, the decision to offer a distributed work option is a response to a temporary situation—today that’s a health scare, but it could be something as common as a power outage. .

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The Optimal HR to Employee Ratio

Analytics in HR

The HR to employee ratio is a useful tool for assessing the optimum capacity of HR in an organization. In this article, we will look at what the HR to employee ratio is, list factors that will influence this ratio, and give a benchmark of the HR to staff ratio. Contents What is the HR to employee ratio? HR to employee ratio best practice Optimal HR to employee ratio benchmark.

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7 Powerful Employee Retention Strategies That Work for Any Organization

Great Place to Work

Employees choose to stay at their jobs based on more than just pay or inertia. When you trust employees to do their jobs, give them a voice in the company, and connect their work to a higher purpose, you’ll spend less time and money looking for their replacements.

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Prevent Toxic Work Culture and Protect Your Peoples’ Physical and Mental Health

The U.S. Surgeon General's warning about the role of the workplace on mental and physical health states that employers have an opportunity to turn workplaces into “engines of mental health and wellbeing”. Discover what it takes to foster workplace wellbeing and how to prevent a “toxic work culture”.

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Remote Work: The Workforce Is Ready, The Workplace Isn’t


COVID-19 is causing an epicly unplanned global work-from-home experiment. Here’s how to make it work for your business! With the Amazons and Googles of the world encouraging most of their employees to work from home in the face of COVID-19, it seems like only a matter of time before the rest of the business world follows suit. Sure, these big-name companies had a reputation for building some of the most flexible work cultures even before this health crisis.

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Despite coronavirus warnings, 35% of workers have gone to work sick


More than 1 in 3 American workers have gone to work sick since hearing about coronavirus, a new survey* conducted March 6 by QuickBooks shows. Though companies across the country have instated remote work policies, 67% of respondents say they cannot work from home in their current role. And 43% of them are trade workers or work in the service industry.

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8 Ways Companies Can Ease an Employee’s Transition into a Leadership Role


It’s a well-known fact that quality leadership is one of the most important factors in the success of any organization. Companies are often encouraged to create a leadership culture that identifies, nurtures, and promotes employees from within. This way, they get to have a pool of homegrown talent with great leadership skills ready to guide their company into the future. .

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Learn, Unlearn, Relearn: How To Be More Agile In Today's Ever-Changing Workplace

Forbes Coaches Council

The best investment you can make is in yourself.

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Options for Employers, Employees During School Closures


School activities leave is one potential option for employees when schools close in an emergency. In response to the coronavirus (also known as COVID-19) situation, many school districts are electing to shut down campuses for several weeks to attempt to mitigate the spread of the virus. These closures will undoubtedly have a huge impact on both employers and employees, but employers and employees have several options, including the use of vacation/paid time off (PTO), school activities leave and

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The 26th Annual HR Systems Survey

The 26th Annual HR Systems Survey, conducted by Sapient Insights Group, is now open for participation through July 1, 2023. Your voice is the future of HR technology! This survey is valuable for anyone supporting their organization's HR systems and practices, interested in sharing their vendor experiences, and giving back to the HR community. All responses are confidential and only used in aggregate results.

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What Coronavirus Market Volatility Means For Your 401(k)


As many of my Guideline colleagues know I am a big fan of Kai Ryssdal and Marketplace (I recommend the podcast). For several weeks running, Kai has asked his Friday economics panel about whether the coronavirus (COVID-19) changes their outlook for the US economy and global stock markets. Economic expansions don’t typically die of old age, so could COVID-19 act as a trigger for an economic downturn and negatively impact the stock markets?

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HR Workplace Services

By now, employers have become aware of the coronavirus (officially named COVID-19) and its growing impact on the global supply chain. And with this recognition comes the related concern of how the virus may impact the workforce, moreover, what employers should be doing right now. For those who wish to exercise caution as the coronavirus story continues to unfold, it is wise to consider the following concepts prior to implementing new policy.

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Work for someone who appreciates your ideas, loyalty and hard work.

Brigette Hyacinth

I worked for a company for 3 years and only got two interviews for internal jobs, I applied for. I never got promoted even though I was acting in the position. One day I applied to another company, and was offered an amazing opportunity and within 6 months, they gave me a promotion. I ended up getting “Employee of the Year” My old boss asked me to come back for the same promotion.

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Small Business Relief During Coronavirus Pandemic

Patriot Software

The information in this article is current as of March 13, 2020, 1:48 p.m. EST. As new details about the pandemic and coronavirus-related legislation emerges, this article will be updated. Bookmark this page for updates! Our entire nation has been impacted by the coronavirus. Due to the quick spread of the virus, the economy has […]. The post Small Business Relief During Coronavirus Pandemic appeared first on Patriot Software.

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Ace Your I-9 Compliance: How HR Can Navigate the End of I-9 Virtual Review

Speaker: David Secunda, Co-Founder and CEO of WorkBright

Did your company inspect I-9 documents virtually? Hot off the press from ICE, you have until August 30th, 2023 to document a physical inspection of those documents! If you’re not sure what exactly this means for your organization or are struggling to physically review I-9 documents with remote employees, join WorkBright for a 60 minute deep-dive and Q&A on the end of I-9 virtual review.

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How to Incorporate the Right Resume Keywords


By Matt Krumrie, an experienced resume writer and career advice professional. Keywords. Just what exactly are keywords? Keywords are defined as: A word or concept of great significance. An informative word used in an information retrieval system to indicate the content of a document. Why do keywords matter, especially resume keywords? Because it’s one way applicant tracking systems, the technology/program that employers use to collect, read, and scan resumes and applications, scores your r

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The Top 40 Job Titles in Human Resources


Human Resources might have the most complicated set of job titles of any department. In this article I share 4 pieces of research I hope will assist you in using the most effective HR job titles: HR Job Titles Hierarchy — An pyramid of the basic org chart of HR teams. Examples of the job titles used in the 6 tiers/levels of those HR titles. A pie chart of the 40 most popular HR job titles that candidates search for on Google.

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7 Deadly Sins of Strategic Change Management


When a business idea fails to launch, the perception is that the idea was ill-conceived from the start. While this may be true, good ideas often fail to see the light of day because of ineffective strategic change management. Furthermore, executives may not garner the level of support they need from within the organization to execute the idea to fruition.

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The Coronavirus and Its Impact on the Workplace

HR Counselor's Corner

The HR Team, East Coast Risk Management. As concern over the anticipated spread of the coronavirus strain known as COVID-19 increases, employers should consider its impact on the workplace. The Center for Disease Control (CDC) has published interim guidance for businesses who want to take a proactive approach. You can read the full guidance on the CDC’s Coronavirus Disease 2019 website.

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Employer Guide: End of I-9 Virtual Review

Attention employers! If you virtually inspected I-9 work authorization documents during the COVID pandemic, you are required to physically inspect those documents before August 30th, 2023! WorkBright has consolidated all the information you need to properly manage this unprecedented scenario in an end of I-9 Virtual Review guide. They've got you covered on: Understanding whether this applies to your organization Deadlines for virtual review and physical inspections Overview of the reconciliation

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Plan for COVID-19 Workplace Response

Affinity HR Group

The World Health Organization (WHO) has now classified COVID-19, also known as coronavirus, as a worldwide pandemic. While other countries are seeing more fatal impacts than we are in the US, the situation here grows more serious and wide-spread every day. With COVID-19 impacting people and businesses across the country and around the world, many companies are trying to figure out their options of how best to balance business needs with employee health.

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Google Leading the Way on #COVID19 Gig Worker Response! #Coronavirus

The Tim Sackett Project

Google has more contractors (gig workers) than actual full-time employees. Did you know this? I didn’t. Google employs roughly 120,000 contractors and has about 100,000 regular full-time employees. Welcome to 2020! Here’s what most people don’t understand about the contracting world (it just happens to be my world at!).

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Gen Z on the Future of Work They Actually Want

Cornerstone On Demand

The global workforce is welcoming a new generation of employees. By the end of 2020, polls predict that between 24 and 36 percent of workers will belong to the generation of people born between 1995 and 2012, also known as Gen Z. This generation came of age in a highly technologized world, and one full of economic uncertainty. The struggles they have faced, combined with their tech-driven social lives, shape their expectations for work, the people who lead them, and their organizations’ HR depa

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Everything HR Needs to Know About Geofencing

HR Bartender

A couple of years ago, I was invited to attend the TAtech Conference. TAtech is a trade association for organizations that provide technology-based recruiting tools. It’s a great event and I really learned a lot. One of the concepts that the group was very focused on was geofencing. According to a report from MarketsandMarkets , the geofencing industry is expected to grow over 27% by 2022, citing “technological advancements in use of spatial data and increasing applications in numerous industry

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The Ultimate Guide to Optimizing HR Operations: How to Select Your New HR Software

Speaker: Patrick Sayers, President of Newcastle Research

Are you tired of struggling with outdated HR software? Are you interested in unlocking your organization’s productivity potential? It’s no secret that with tech-dependent remote work on the rise, it's more important than ever to successfully implement an HR platform that can provide actionable insights to help you hit all your key workforce KPIs. But with so much variation, how can you find the most optimal HR software platform for your team?

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Five Tips for Recruiting and Interviewing Remotely

Human Resources Today Submitted Articles

Working remotely for the first time and in need of recruiting and virtual interview tips? Our team is here to keep your hiring process moving forward.

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Four Key Employee Engagement Success Factors


A strong team is productive, loyal, and dedicated to customer satisfaction. An ideal team makes it their mission to go above and beyond. When everyone’s motivated to do just enough to keep their jobs, how do you motivate workers to continue to learn and grow? By understanding the factors that affect employee engagement you can motivate your workforce.

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Tech & IT that will revolutionize your staff wellbeing


In the last several years, employee wellness strategies have received greater focus from companies and organisations across the UK. It’s only recently, however, that we’ve seen the rise of wellness technology solutions to facilitate these corporate health initiatives. As innovations crop up in this sector of employee management, the need for forward-thinking IT in staff wellness grows.

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Top 50 Hiring and Recruitment Statistics for 2020


Looking for valuable recruiting statistics? This HUGE list of the most important hiring statistics contains everything you need to know to benchmark your recruiting and ensure successful hiring in 2020. Read More.

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Report: Insights on Global Fertility at Work

Fertility is not only a global healthcare concern, but also an important workplace issue. To better understand how fertility impacts the workplace, Carrot Fertility surveyed 5,000 people across the U.S., UK, Canada, India, and Mexico. Carrot asked questions to get a sense of how people around the world feel about fertility topics at work and how they want to be supported in their fertility and family-forming journeys.