Tue.Nov 27, 2018

These Experts Redefine Effective Performance Management


The field of human resources is changing. Among all the challenges HR professionals face, few are more important than measuring and addressing employee performance.

How Company Culture Shapes Employee Motivation

The Applicant Manager

You’ve probably read countless articles and seen numerous presentations highlighting the importance of corporate culture. Unfortunately, most of the news focuses on measuring employee satisfaction. What’s wrong with employee satisfaction?

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With Paid Leave Laws Expanding, You Need to Update Your Attendance Policies

TLNT: The Business of HR

Minnesota might not stand out as a trendsetter (plaid shirts aside), but three cities have recently jumped on the national trend of paid sick leave laws. Last May, Duluth joined its counterparts Minneapolis and St. Paul in passing an ordinance requiring employers to provide paid sick leave.

Cartoon Coffee Break: Late Arrival

Cornerstone On Demand

Editor's Note: This post is part of our " Cartoon Coffee Break " series. While we take talent management seriously, we also know it's important to have a good laugh. Check back every two weeks for a new ReWork cartoon. In a perfect world, employees would arrive precisely on time every day.

Mission Critical: Leveraging Learning Engineering to Drive Digital Transformation

Speaker: Trish Uhl, Founder of Owl's Ledge LLC and the Talent & Learning Analytics Leadership Forum

Digital is disrupting every part of an organization's value chain at a record pace, creating a critical need to transform operations and employees' ways of working. Formal training alone can't keep up; it's often too slow, too generic, inconvenient, inefficient, unduly expensive and lacks or lags methods for measuring business-related effectiveness. Trish Uhl show you how to start leveraging Learning Engineering, a multidisciplinary approach that combines modern technology, data analytics, decision science, learning sciences and change management with human-centered engineering design methodologies to ultimately deliver targeted learning outcomes and business results that keep pace with the business and merge learning into the flow of work and lead Digital Adoption.

The Importance of Being Positive In the Face of Uncertainty

TLNT: The Business of HR

A person’s ability to deal with uncertainty is influenced by many factors. Those who are older may be able to deal with uncertainty better because they have experienced more uncertainty and made it through, and often things turned out OK — perhaps the way they’re supposed to.


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What Do You Do When Bosses Go Wild?

TLNT: The Business of HR

“I see the classic image of the boss as a total anachronism. It may work in certain connotations like ‘organized crime boss,’ ‘union boss,’ or ‘pit boss.’ But being bossy per se is not an attribute that I have ever seen as desirable in a manager or anyone else for that matter.”.


YouEarnedIt Wins Gold and Silver Stevie® Awards in the 2018 Stevie Awards for Women in Business


**This news is prior to the company’s rebrand to Kazoo in April 2019.**.

A Recognition Moment: An Interview with Jacqueline Scafidi of Zurich


Meet Jacqueline Scafidi Employee Experience Specialist, Zurich North America. Jacqueline Scafidi is on a team that leads company efforts which examine and evolve the employee experience in the workplace.

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Being one of the richest languages in the world, the Greek language has many words that don’t exist in other languages. One of these words is “??????” ” (read as “meraki”). It means to do something with passion, with absolute devotion and with undivided attention.

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Social Collaborative Management: Harnessing the Power of the Many

Speaker: Peter Taylor, Speaker & Author of The Lazy Project Manager

Social Collaborative Management aims at delivering, at the enterprise level, a common goal for the business while harnessing the performance advantages of a collaborative community. This is a vital paradigm shift that many organisations are trying to understand right now - balancing traditional work and centralised leadership against the value of decentralised teams and trust. But the principles of harnessing collective power, collaboration, and community build an underlying ‘constant change’ capability that is critical in today’s new work environment.

What are the consequences of too much tech?

Best Money Moves

What are the consequences of too much tech? Technology streamlines processes but often removes human interaction to do so and recent research points to an epidemic of loneliness in the workplace as a result.

Stop Using Management As a Reward


“Come work for our company!! Great advancement potential! Be a manager in 2 years!!” ” Does this language sound familiar? Sure it does. It’s probably part of at least half of all job. Workology is the art and science of work, HR and recruitment. Join the resource revolution. HR career pathing employee retention high performers management training promotion

Video: Streamline Your Payroll Efforts with Hireology


Payroll can make up 50% – or more – of any company’s total operating expenses, meaning you need an efficient process in place to ensure all employees are paid accurately and on time. Every business has a different way to process employee payroll and in most cases, there’s room for improvement.

Mental health in the workplace: 5 things you need to know


With one in five U.S. adults expected to experience mental illness in a given year, according to the Society of Human Resource Management , it’s a safe assumption that someone you know will be affected. And that includes in the workplace. The stigma associated with mental health issues can be challenging to deal with in the workplace. Many people carry subconscious biases toward mental illness that can lead to serious workplace issues such as discrimination.

COVID & the Future of Work: Insights from Paycor’s C-Suite

In Paycor’s newest report, our Chief Executive and Group Leaders consider how your clients will recruit, manage their workforce, optimize benefits, and foster employee experience in the new normal of 2020 and beyond. For actionable insights and tips download and share our guide with your clients!

Will Your 2018 Data Keep You Down in 2019?


With just six weeks left in 2018, organizations are planning for 2019 and beyond. However, many are doing so without a strong grasp on insights from this year. It’s easy to get so buried in data that it delays action, and action is what is needed to move an organization forward.

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Social Security Announces 2019 Taxable Wage Base


The Social Security taxable maximum amount of earnings for 2019 is $132,900. The Social Security Administration (SSA) recently announced that the Social Security taxable wage base for 2019 will increase to $132,900 from $128,400.

How Manufacturers Are Evolving to Recruit and Engage New Talent


While smart companies of all types are investing more resources in worker engagement and development than ever, many manufacturers remain a step behind.

Health and Financial Wellness Plans to Feature More Personalized Advice for Employees

Employee Communications Council

Health and financial wellness plans have evolved quickly in the last few years, offering employees newer and better options to relieve some of the money-related stress they experience and plan better for retirement.

The D&I Garden: Seeds of Innovation that Grow into Creative Breakthroughs

Speaker: Donald Fan, Senior Director of the Global Office of Culture, Diversity & Inclusion at Walmart Inc.

In the digital era, rife with uncertainty and ambiguity, innovation plays an essential role in sustaining organic growth and outperforming the global competition. Research proves time and again, there exists a robust bond between innovation and diversity & inclusion (D&I); our challenge is to help our leaders understand how to plant the seeds of innovation in the fertile D&I garden in order to drive a strategic and competitive advantage from the office and in the digital landscape.

Webinar Preview: Senior Management Regime – The Next Level of Maturity


Michael Rasmussen and the Mitratech GRC team are joining forces for a rather timely webinar. Our topic? How GRC managers can learn how to guard against the major SMCR compliance threat they might very well miss.

What is AI’s Role in Your Business’ Future?


Resistance is futile. Artificial Intelligence (AI) is here, now. Artificial Intelligence (AI) has become the software equivalent of the semiconductor —ubiquitous, unseen, and capable of changing the shape of society and business.

Do you have to pay overtime to a drug dealer?

The Employer Handbook

Image Credit: Pexels.com ([link]. I just finished binging the first season of Narcos: Mexico on Netflix, which was awesome! Set in the 1980s, the show explores the growth of the cartel drug trade in Mexico.

8 Tips for Office Move Communications


Moving offices can be unsettling to employees; however, effective internal communication can minimize uncertainty and fear and smooth the disruption. When handled well, moving offices can be a motivational and positive change for employees. Internal Communications

The Best Sales Forecasting Models for Weathering Your Goals

Every sales forecasting model has a different strength and predictability method. It’s recommended to test out which one is best for your team. This way, you’ll be able to further enhance – and optimize – your newly-developed pipeline. Your future sales forecast? Sunny skies (and success) are just ahead!

Common FLSA Pitfalls to Avoid

Astron Solutions

At the beginning of 2018 , the US Department of Labor (DOL) announced an increase in the civil penalties for certain violations of the federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).

3 Ways to Make Headcount Data More Impactful to Your CEO

Visier - Talent Acquisition

A simple tally of employees should be shared without controversy, but when an HR executive presents the headcount report during the monthly P&L meeting with the CEO and CFO, it can become the most contentious item on the agenda.


Dear Dana Job Seeker Advice: When is the best time for a job search?

Inpower Coaching

Welcome to “Dear Dana”, our occasional column to give you career and workplace advice/coaching. We posted this at the beginning of the year, but since I’m getting more questions about timing for a job search now, I thought I’d post it again.

Six Levels of Deviance

HR Examiner

“Maybe deviance is not for you. Maybe you weren’t born with that gene. Tough – you have to embrace it anyway, at least once in a while.” ” – Dr. Todd Dewett. Success is about hard work, expertise, and positive relationships – right?

Group Demonstration Webinar: 100% Remote New Employee Onboarding

Speaker: David Secunda, CEO, WorkBright

Companies are looking to adjust their new hire onboarding to accommodate unique ‘social distancing’ challenges like securely collecting personally identifiable information and understanding new compliance regulations like Form I-9 verification. Join Workbright on Thursday, August 27th, to get a first-hand look at how a 100% remote onboarding process works using their system. They'll cover a few of the new COVID-19 related legislation changes and how they can be easily facilitated with their platform.

Leadership Tips From Richard Branson, Mark Zuckerberg, and Other Successful Entrepreneurs and Executives

Business2Community Leadership

JESHOOTScom / Pixabay. Running a business and managing employees effectively is no walk in the park. And whether you’re managing a team of 20 or a business of 20,000, leadership and team management are always the most important elements of a successful business.

6 Bad Hiring Habits You Should Break

Criteria Corp

Hiring can be exhausting. With so much pressure on hiring managers and recruiters to find great talent amidst an increasingly challenging hiring landscape, it’s easy to fall into a few bad habits.

Want Exceptional Results? The Power Of A 'To-Don't' List

Forbes Coaches Council

There are things on your current to-do list that may seem exciting but don’t get you where you need to go