Wed.Nov 21, 2018

Nine Ways You Can Improve Your Work-Life Balance During The Holidays

Forbes Coaches Council

Managing time can be tricky, especially during the holiday season: There's simply too much you want — or need — to do. The right system can help

Looking Ahead to the Future of Work


In this Instagram age of texts and tweets, it should come as no surprise that the most important and complex workplace challenge facing CEOs and CHROs is neatly summarized by the acronym FoW.

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3 Ways To Use Employee Engagement Statistics To Reduce Turnover


Employee engagement has become increasingly important to HR and business leaders ever since the connection between engaged employees and higher profit was demonstrated in the early 2000s.

Webinar Recap: 7 Keys to Choosing a Performance Management System That Works


Reflektive recently hosted a webinar with Meghan M. Biro, Founder and CEO of TalentCulture. The webinar can be accessed here. SEE ALSO: How to Effectively Change Performance Management. Biro’s work with companies ranging from startups to global brands—including Google, Microsoft, and IBM—gives her a unique perspective on how the workplace is changing and how performance management systems are changing along with it.

What I'm Thankful for in 2018!

The HR Capitalist

Thanksgiving. Can't let it come and go without telling you what I'm thankful for. First and foremost, I'm thankful for an incredible family, my faith, the blessing of meaningful work, etc. . Next up? I'm thankful for the incredible melting pot of America. . I had the good fortune to be on a call with someone I met earlier this year at the HR Technology conference on Tuesday of Thanksgiving week.

Why You Should Customize Your Job Offer

TLNT: The Business of HR

We currently live in the era of personalized everything: Personalized medicine, personalized shopping, personalized playlists, the list goes on.

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The Complicated Role Comp Plays In Retention, Engagement and Satisfaction

TLNT: The Business of HR

Here at PayScale, we conduct ongoing research to understand the complicated relationship between compensation, how people feel about their salary and the many other factors that impact employee satisfaction. Retention & Engagement Strategic HR Wages, Pay, & Salary Featured

Giving Thanks for a Great Workplace

Great Place to Work



Whatever the Court Decides It Won’t End the Debate Over Class Action vs. Individual Arbitration

TLNT: The Business of HR

The interplay between arbitration agreements and employment-based class actions has been the subject of extensive and often conflicting legal opinions for the last half-decade. While many hoped the issue would gain clarity and stability following last June’s Supreme Court ruling in Epic Systems v.

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How Integrating AI Into Recruitment Can Benefit Companies Facing a Labor Crisis


Entrepreneurs intent on fast growth need to stay one step ahead of their competitors. That's where AI comes in -- or should. Artificial Intelligence

Happy Thanksgiving: 10 Quotes About Gratitude from WorkHuman 2019 Speakers


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DISC Assessments

In this week’s story, Dr. Tony Alessandra tackles the topic of resilience. When we become discouraged, we have two options – we can either give up – or, we can pick ourselves up and dust ourselves off. In our professional lives, resiliency is critical.

A word on coffee breaks


Ah, the coffee break: a sanctioned 15-minute break during which you and your colleagues can step away from work, socialize, and sip a hot caffeinated beverage


New study highlights power of performance management systems

HR Morning

A recent study out of the UK has great takeaways for HR pros across the globe on the use and effectiveness of performance management (PM) systems.

U.S. DOL to Assist with California Wildfire Recovery Efforts


The U.S. DOL is providing relief for the wildfire victims through sweeping actions in several government agencies.

Fintech Partnerships will Help Big Banks Disrupt


SA and Irish fintechs meet Absa for talks on collaboration.

How to Strengthen the Employee Benefits Experience to Differentiate Your Company in a Competitive Labor Market [Part 4]


If you've been following along with our four-part series, you are well on your way to crafting a strategy that aims to strengthen the employee benefits experience — all with the intention of helping your company attract and retain the right employees in today's competitive labor market.

Words of Gratitude (#18) for Joe Gerstandt

Jason Lauritsen

Note: I have been writing a note of gratitude on the blog each day in November leading up to the Thanksgiving holiday. My hope is that these posts will inspire you to do the same. Write an email, Facebook post, or a text to tell people they have made an impact on you. Gratitude is contagious.

How to launch a corporate social responsibility program


In the digital age, company’s decisions and their impact on the broader world are on display for all to see. This can be beneficial, in the case of the Ben & Jerry’s foundation offering small organizations funding for a community-building project of their choice.

Corporate Culture: Dealing with Office Political Talk in an Age of Division

Employee Communications Council

Most employees are aware that they should not discuss religion or politics in the office, and not only to help preserve corporate culture. However, in today's divisive political climate, many employees are ignoring that rule and divulging their political views openly in the office.

Ask The Industry: What HR Managers Are Thankful For


‘Tis the season of giving, sharing and thanks. In the spirit of the holiday season, we reached out to HR professionals and asked, ‘What are you thankful for this year?’. Here’s what they had to say… Jillian Seijo , HR Manager at Develop Intelligence.

5 Scientifically Proven Health Benefits Of Gratitude


For those readers in the United States, tomorrow will be Thanksgiving, and to some, the official start of a month-long holiday season.

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parents in my office are sticking non-parents with all the holiday coverage

Ask a Manager

A reader writes: With the holidays coming up, things are getting tense in my office. There’s a divide between my coworkers who are parents and my coworkers who don’t have kids. I’m an associate director of a small public service office, and we are open on the holidays. Full stop, no exceptions, we are open 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year.

Why CIOs Will Be Responsible for Company Culture in 2019


Company culture is critical stuff. According to research by Deloitte , 94% of executives and 88% of employees believe a distinct corporate culture is important to a business’ success. This is especially true when a digital transformation is in play. In fact, culture is often identified as a leading barrier to digital transformation for business leaders. And that means CIOs are now being asked to bear some responsibility for company culture.

Are breakroom snacks meeting your employees’ hierarchy of needs?


I’ve seen your breakroom. All those snacks aren’t there because brightly colored wrappers make a room pop. They’re there because people get hungry, because you care, and because you want workers to have the tools to keep growing, improving and doing more. Why snacks? Because of Maslow.

Seven Great Food Topics for Explainer Videos


Topics for explainer videos are infinite!There There is so much to explain about the world we live in – like history , science , and unusual topics. So, let’s consider a few fascinating subjects, a few serious issues and a few fun things that will be great food topics for explainer videos.

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Can You Buy Innovation?


Innovate or die. Innovate for survival. If you don’t innovate, you’re yesterday’s news. You’ve heard it all before. You’ve read the Harvard Business Review articles and the glossy vendor brochures; you’ve attended the events.

HRExaminer Radio – Executive Conversations: Episode #299: Josh Jarrett

HR Examiner

HRx Radio – Executive Conversations: On Friday mornings, John Sumser interviews key executives from around the industry. The conversation covers what makes the executive tick and what makes their company great. HRx Radio – Executive Conversations. Guest: Josh Jarrett, Co-Founder and CPO of Koru.

Can You Buy Innovation?


Innovate or die. Innovate for survival. If you don’t innovate, you’re yesterday’s news. You’ve heard it all before. You’ve read the Harvard Business Review articles and the glossy vendor brochures; you’ve attended the events.

How To Make Learning A Habit You Enjoy

Forbes Coaches Council

Learning doesn’t have to be a discrete activity that begins when a bell rings or a deadline looms

Why We're Thankful for a Great Applicant Tracking System


Thanksgiving is here! During our employee lunch today, we went around the table and talked about memorable Thanksgivings and what our favorite part of Thanksgiving was. For me, its not Thanksgiving without cranberry sauce, and when I say cranberry sauce, I mean the stuff straight out of the can.

One Agency’s Competency Management Success Story and Unexpected Benefits


Training programs are under constant pressure to demonstrate a positive return on investment, so it is crucial to evaluate and understand the impact of training on the company’s bottom line.

Successful Change Management is All about Behaviors


The purpose of strategic planning is not to make plans. It is to change the way that we think and act.

You Better Watch Out: Online and Offline Threats Endanger Payment Card Data


Cyber attackers are using old tricks and new to steal customers’ payment card details from retailers this shopping season

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