Out With Comparisons, In With Confidence

EmployeeConnect

Imposter Syndrome, comparison-itis, and many other terms have been coined to describe this phenomenon. When it dents our confidence, and holds us back from maximising our potential we really need to find a way put the comparisons aside and move forward. You can find lots of useful information on how to define, identify and minimise the comparisons – here are my five top tips. Make sure you stop to celebrate the little wins along the way, and of course the big wins at the end!

Carrie Murray Explains How to Combat Comparison Syndrome

Thrive Global

I’m sure that’s the case in many other cities, as well. TG: When you notice you’re getting too stressed, what do you do to course correct? For me, it is very easy to get lost in a comparison mindset. Comparison is the thief of joy.

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Harnessing the Power of Pay Comparisons to Drive Productivity?

Compensation Cafe

The fact that our behavior is shaped by the constant comparisons we make between ourselves and those in our reference group has been well established in sociology, psychology and economics.

Best Practices for Compensation Comparison

Zenefits

For employers, compensation comparison can feel a bit intimidating. Let’s take a look at some best practices for compensation comparison and determining compensation for employees. In this article, we’re going to discuss 5 best practices for compensation comparison and salary determination. Of course, it’s important that your pay range is feasible as well. Though compensation comparison can feel a bit intimidating to some employers, it doesn’t have to be.

Culture Crash Course Lesson 1: What is Company Culture?

CultureIQ

According to Deloitte’s Global Human Capital Trends 2016 report, 82% of survey respondents believe that “culture is a potential competitive advantage,” whereas only 28% believe they understand their culture well. The post Culture Crash Course Lesson 1: What is Company Culture?

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The Science of Well-Being

Thrive Global

Since I am curious about this topic, I enrolled in a free course online called ‘The Science of Well-Being’. It is offered through Coursera and it is Yale’s most enrolled course (1.15 This article is a summary of what I’ve learned from this course.

Technological Advances: A Side by Side Comparison of the Traditional and Modern Ways of Studying

Corn on the Job

At the end of the course was a written test or sometimes oral examination to determine learner performance in a process known as Assignment Study Recitation Test. Generally, they were based on well-known customs that had been successfully practiced in schools over the years.

A Crash Course in Job Descriptions

HR Daily Advisor

Create a point of comparison between different roles within the organization, which can help to determine the appropriate salary level and salary structure within the organization. Allow the organization to remain legally compliant when done well.

Women in Wellness With Andrea Marcellus

Thrive Global

As a part of my series about the women in wellness, I had the pleasure of interviewing Andrea Marcellus. No more relentless judgment about wellness “rights” and “wrongs.” No more comparisons to others. Community Wisdom women in wellness

9 Pathways to Spiritual Well Being

Thrive Global

I believe there are 9 Pathways to spiritual well being; and these are even more important as lifestyles are constantly bombarded with external influences that disturb inner peace; which can lead to disenchantment with life and the associated traumas that we read about and witness in our families and communities. People living a life with purpose are more content and there is a lesser need for competition and comparison.

What Winning at Wellness Looks Like

HRExecutive

Curious to see what makes for a top-notch wellness program? Chamber of Commerce Winning with Wellness report. Is there a history of workplace wellness programs? Cost savings aside, the report’s authors tout the non-financial advantages of developing a winning wellness program.

SaaS vs custom eLearning solution: How to Start an Online Tutoring Business?

mysimpleshow

Find out the target audience’s needs that match your skill, so you can help somebody to improve it by providing them a personalized new course. Define the type of courses like video courses, written format courses, etc. and then outline your course requirements.

Corporate Social Responsibility with Digital Wellness — Recap of Our VIP Dinner

EverFi - HR

The discussion included executives from leading tech companies, foundations, and trade organizations, as well as professors from nearby Stanford University. Digital wellness, online citizenship, and social responsibility in a changing world. . What is Digital Wellness?

Making the Connections: 4 Key Insights About Mental Well-being and Drug Abuse

EverFi - HR

And even those without a mental illness per se will still face environmental challenges that could impact their mental well-being and the likelihood of drug use, such as a family member with addiction, life transitions, and academic pressures. Teens have historically been preoccupied with external validation and upward social comparison, generally speaking, but now those tendencies (and insecurities) are amplified in the age of pervasive and instantly accessible social media.

Making the Connections: 4 Key Insights About Mental Well-being and Drug Abuse

EverFi - HR

And even those without a mental illness per se will still face environmental challenges that could impact their mental well-being and the likelihood of drug use, such as a family member with addiction, life transitions, and academic pressures. Teens have historically been preoccupied with external validation and upward social comparison, generally speaking, but now those tendencies (and insecurities) are amplified in the age of pervasive and instantly accessible social media.

Hims launches Hers: Men’s wellness startup now has a “badass sister”

Fast Company The Future of Work

The line includes prescription and over-the-counter sexual wellness products like birth control and Addyi, the only FDA-approved medication for hypoactive sexual desire disorder. Hims raised $97 million so far for its multi-generational holistic approach to men’s wellness.

This is the Real Reason Why More Millennials Than Ever Before Are Still Living With Their Parents

Thrive Global

A new LinkedIn report revealed that younger generations (24 years of age and younger) are three times more likely to switch jobs compared to baby boomers, with 20% of these averaging about four different full-time jobs over the course of three short years.

How to Stick with Your Goals Through Setbacks and Rejection

Thrive Global

Being an avid goal-setter myself, I relate well to the excitement of putting big dreams in motion. My favorite Mark Twain quote I draw on over and over again is, “Comparison is the death of joy.” Are you good at setting big goals and dreams?

Mindfulness and Meditation Might Be Bad For Your Company.

The HR Capitalist

I say "your civilization" because as soon as we started thinking for you, it really became our civilization which is, of course what this is all about.". A comparison group were asked to simply let their minds wander. Branding in HR Change Communications Employee Relations Innovation Wellness WorkplaceThere's a great scene in the movie The Matrix i'll use as the intro to talking about mindfulness.

Fueling Professional Development with Personalized Learning

Cornerstone On Demand

We asked business leaders around the world for their ideas on how they approach training for workers across levels and teams , as well as borders and cultures. The goal is to encourage workers to read books, listen to podcasts, or take online courses that relate to their jobs.

The Impostor Syndrome

Thrive Global

I had of course, previously spoken with Kimberly in an initial meet and greet introductory telephone call prior to us taking to the LIVE airwaves. With so much mainstream news and social media, it is common for many of us to get caught up in negative comparison and impostor syndrome.

How To Use Cohort Analysis for Better Workforce Decisions

Visier

Instead of accepting an intuition-based decision, consider performing a data-driven cohort analysis, where you look at each employee’s detailed work records and perform comparisons against similar employees and employee groups.

Cafe Classic: Compare for Success

Compensation Cafe

Editor's Note: Sometimes providing information in a helpful manner can positively impact performance as well as rewards that "jingle." Comparisons drive behavior. Making the right comparisons can set you up for success. Creative Commons image "comparison" by jimshooz7.

Organizations Must View Employee Engagement As a Long Term Business Activity

HR Bartender

Seems to me that you won’t be able to figure out how well you’re doing if you don’t know where you started. The first time an organization conducts a survey and receives their eNPS score; they’ve established a baseline that they can use for future comparison. It’s well worth your time.

How to Measure Employee Engagement

DecisionWise

After all, how do you get people to tell you how engaged they are in their work when they might not even understand the concept very well? Most people would respond: “Of course I’m fully engaged in my job. Measuring employee engagement is tricky.

The 100 HR Indicators Every Manager Needs to Know

EmployeeConnect

Usually, this index is personalised for each organisation (including notably: the retention rate of new hires, their performance, and satisfaction, as well as the satisfaction of their manager).

Not Your Grandma’s Mid-Year Performance Review (No Offense Grandma)

15Five

They don’t give the employee an opportunity to course-correct a problem until perhaps months later. They don’t provide the positive employee feedback on a job well done that may spur the additional effort and motivation that can be beneficial throughout each review cycle.

How This Digital Agency Created a Global Culture of Performance

Reflektive

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. It’s no secret that the old performance management process is out.

How To Use Cohort Analysis for Better Workforce Decisions

Visier

Instead of accepting an intuition-based decision, consider performing a data-driven cohort analysis, where you look at each employee’s detailed work records and perform comparisons against similar employees and employee groups.

The (De)Motivating Effects of Relative Performance Evaluation

Compensation Cafe

As we mature, the types of comparisons we make change, but we're still making comparisons: who earns more money, who performs better in the job, and so on. In the workplace, these comparisons become formalized through the organization's performance evaluation system.

Why it’s better to be Marmite!

Thrive Global

I know I’m not for everyone, I’ve had the Marmite comparison more than once in my career. Now that’s a comparison I can live with. Being Marmite takes guts, of course it does. well, you need to BE YOU! I LOVE Marmite.

Lift Me Up

NoExcusesHR

"It is very easy to overestimate the importance of our own achievements in comparison to what we owe others." - Dietrich Bonhoeffer I've been quite reflective the last week or so, thinking about my role models, close friends and colleagues, as well as the long journey I've been on to get.here.

Top Skills of High Performing HR Data Scientists

Visier

Entry into the discipline requires at the very least strong data science skills, knowledge of research design principles, the ability to clearly explain technical concepts to people with non-technical backgrounds, and, of course, an interest in studying people in the workplace.

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Consider, Connect, Craft: 3 ways to improve compensation communication

Bersin with Deloitte

Yet, even with compensation holding a top spot at the rewards table for quite some time, it wasn’t traditionally talked about openly, nor was public data widely available to make comparisons.

Do I Need a Performance Appraisal System?

Get Hppy

An appraisal system will assess staff performance against a list of set objectives and will help to guide employees on a course of future development. When a performance appraisal system is managed well, it can help employees to progress and achieve more.

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