Wed.Jan 02, 2019

5 Business New Year’s Resolutions For Leaders And How To Actually Keep Them

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I’m going to find a new hobby. I’m going to stick with the diet. I’m going to finally take my dream vacation. Sound familiar? These are all perfectly good examples of New Year’s resolutions so many of us tend to make in one form or another. All too often things start out strong, but the best laid plans seem to go by the wayside after a while as other priorities take over. What about in the office, though?

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Engage 2019: Get More Into Your Work to Get More Out of Your Work

David Zinger

Do you know how to fully engage with your work so that both you and others fully experience all the benefits of your labor? In 2019, I am devoted to helping educate others to get more into their work to get more out of their work. If you or your organization would like to learn more to fully engage please take the next moment to contact me: david@davidzinger.com. We can discuss possibilities around coaching, keynotes, workshops, or internal consulting. Engage along with me, our best is yet to be.

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Battle-Tested Advice For Successful Change Communication

Staffbase

For modern companies, stable order often means stagnation rather than blazing a path toward a desirable goal. Change, on the other hand, is becoming more and more of an everyday business. But with it comes an ever-growing sense of insecurity, especially for those who aren’t directly involved in the change processes, but feel its effects nonetheless. For them, you as internal communicator can make the difference.

7 Ways to Create an Unbeatable Employee Experience

Achievers

What do your employees say about their experience with your company? Have you asked them lately? When you have a job opening, do you have top candidates reaching out to you for consideration? A Bersin survey finds that “Nearly 80 percent of executives rated employee experience very important (42 percent) or important (38 percent), but only 22 percent reported that their companies were excellent at building a differentiated employee experience.”

2021 Recruitment Strategies: Work Smarter Not Harder

Hours spent sourcing. Constantly checking different recruiting channels. Sifting through a sea of resumes. There’s no denying that the current hiring landscape is fragmented, complex, and full of frustrations. As you plan for 2021, take a moment to reflect on your current strategies and evaluate how you can work smarter, not harder in the new year. Download our guide where we break down different stages of the recruitment journey—and share several potential paths to hiring success.

Five HR Trends that Will Define 2019

Reflektive

In this competitive talent landscape, it’s vital to stay current on—or ahead of—the latest HR trends. In looking ahead to 2019, what can HR professionals expect to see? SEE ALSO: How to Effectively Change Performance Management. The Growth of People Analytics. The Deloitte Global Human Capital Trends report found that 84% of executives consider people analytics to be a high priority for their organizations.

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13 Statistics That Reveal the Shocking Price of  Employee Turnover - and How to Combat It

Quantum Workplace

It's common knowledge that replacing and training employees are costly tasks for an organization. But you'd be shocked to know just how high that cost is. We teamed up with the Center for Management and Organization Effectiveness (CMOE) to identify 13 statistics that shine a light on the true financial burdens turnover causes

19 Small Business Tools You Should Know About

BambooHR

Anyone who’s ever worked for or owned a small business knows that there’s no shortage of hurdles and hoops on the road to growth and success. You’ve seen firsthand the kinds of challenges that come when you’re trying to ramp up marketing, manage tasks, or expand your workforce with minimal resources. Tools for Small Businesses […]. Hints & Tips HR Software

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A Happy Workforce: 5 Ways to Improve Employee Morale in Your Startup

Get Hppy

Low morale can lead to high employee turnover, poor productivity levels, and customer dissatisfaction. To build an innovative, reputable business that routinely reaches its annual goals and exceeds its competitors, you must invest both time and money into keeping your team as happy as possible. If you are looking for a little direction on how to maintain a happy workforce, here are five ways to improve employee morale in your startup company. Acknowledge Your Employees’ Accomplishments.

my office mate asks me 75 questions a day — literally

Ask a Manager

A reader writes: Due to renovations, I’ve been put in the same office as another employee. We work different jobs, but are technically peers in the company’s hierarchy. He is, frankly, driving me crazy. Every question that comes across his mind, he gets up and verbally asks me. Most of these are surprisingly basic questions. Some questions are work related. Some are random, like how long of a drive it is to get to Chicago.

Paycor CFO Survey: The State of American Business in 2021

In Paycor’s latest survey, more than 2,000 Finance and HR leaders told us about their plans for 2021. Download the survey for actionable insights and tips.

Four Areas to Positively Encourage Employee Productivity

Take It Personel-ly

Employee morale is important. As business becomes global, reputation matters and a good employer are seen as a good business. But time and budget can dictate managerial attitudes and it’s all too easy to neglect good employees. Therefore, you need to adopt an attitude that opens up a meaningful dialogue with your best and brightest. […].

Happy 2019 – let’s set some HR goals!

PeopleStrategy

Happy New Year! The start of a new year is a time for reflecting on the past and setting goals for the future – personally and professionally. As an HR professional, you play a key role in helping your company achieve its goals as you are responsible for managing its most important asset. When you look back on 2018, take a close look at what you would have done differently. Solicit feedback from your colleagues on areas where they see room for improvement.

How Well-Designed Company Uniforms Boost Employee Productivity

Get Hppy

There are many factors to consider when a company is looking to boost the productivity of their employees. Aside from equipping workers with the correct tools and setting up the workplace to suit their skills, company uniforms also play a huge role in this regard. Being able to wear the appropriate clothing for the job will not only make the employees look professional, but they’ll also be able to perform their tasks with much more confidence and vigor.

Make Recruiting Fun?

HR Examiner

John Sumser explores some key areas where the application of technology could be used in service of creating a livelier, more entertaining, recruiting experience. Why Isn’t Recruiting Fun For Everyone? Technology turns fluid relationships into transactions. That’s what they mean when they say ‘it reduces friction.’ ’ The whole point of technology is to remove the artistry and replace it with a procedure.

9 Warning Signs Your Employees Need Language Training

Most global companies are diverse in perspectives, backgrounds, and yes, language. Language barriers can compound existing communication problems, often resulting in business losses. Learn the 9 warning signs your employees need language training today!

I’m uncomfortable with my coworkers’ names, crying when laying someone off, and more

Ask a Manager

It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. I’m uncomfortable with my coworkers’ names. I work in the healthcare industry which is very diverse and have had this issue in several jobs, which is coworkers having names I feel uncomfortable about saying. Some examples of these names are: Princess, Honey, Sir, King. I don’t feel comfortable calling a grown woman “Princess.”

Luck Reunion: Growing from a Party at Willie Nelson’s Ranch to a New Kind of Music and Content Company in Luck, Texas | Matt Bizer and Ellee Fletcher

Proven

Did Bill Murray really climb through the window of Willie Nelson’s chapel during Luck Reunion? This is the 100th episode of Small Business War Stories, and this is the perfect way to celebrate, with an episode recorded at Willie Nelson’s ranch. Matt Bizer, Ellee Fletcher (Willie’s grandniece) and I talked about the music business, Willie and his family, how artists make money in the 21st Century, and how Luck Reunion is creating a new kind of music and content company.

E-Verify shuttered as 2019 hiring begins

LawLogix

The partial federal government shutdown (now in its 12th day) has gotten a lot of media attention for good reason. […]. Articles I-9 Articles

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Employer Brand Pros: Stop Worrying About Glassdoor

exaqueo

Lately, I’ve seen a few people ask how to approach or build a “Glassdoor strategy” in 2019. If this is you, keep reading. When it comes to your reputation as an employer, it can be hard to keep up with all of the online review sites. And, in a world where HR and Marketing want to control the message, these candidate-focused sites are outside your span of control. Candidates and employees are talking about you on sites like Quora and Reddit.

The Pro’s Guide To Getting The Best ROI From Your New LMS

You need a Learning Management System when your courses and training programs need to be accessible online. Quickly build the perfect business case and easily determine which LMS will provide the best return on investment you need with this how-to eBook!

If You’re Over 50, Chances Are the Decision to Leave a Job Won’t be Yours

Government Executive

A new data analysis by ProPublica and the Urban Institute shows more than half of older U.S. workers are pushed out of longtime jobs before they choose to retire, suffering financial damage that is often irreversible. Management - Management Matters

7 Ways to Create an Unbeatable Employee Experience

Achievers - Recruiting

What do your employees say about their experience with your company? Have you asked them lately? When you have a job opening, do you have top candidates reaching out to you for consideration? A Bersin survey finds that “Nearly 80 percent of executives rated employee experience very important (42 percent) or important (38 percent), but only 22 percent reported that their companies were excellent at building a differentiated employee experience.”

How to Help Employees Save More for Retirement

Best Money Moves

How to help employees save more for retirement. Employees experience debilitating financial stress when it comes to retirement and they want employers to provide tools and support that ensure they’ll have enough money saved to last through retirement. A third of workers and a fifth of retirees are ‘overwhelmed’ or ‘paralyzed’ by their financial situations, according to the latest Retirement Study Reveal by Wells Fargo.

3 People Analytics Trends to Watch Out for in 2019

Analytics in HR

Globally, people analytics is an immensely popular methodology for employee sentiment and organizational performance analysis. We share the top 3 trends in people analytics for 2019, discussing how companies will approach emerging ideas, challenges, and opportunities. Over the last decade, companies across the globe have started using workforce data in order to effectively assess, interpret, predict, and improve performance.

Use Chaos to Build a Stronger Organization

Speaker: Stacey Harris, Chief Research Officer & Managing Partner at Sapient Insights Group

As we look to tomorrow, it is time to ask ourselves what lessons have we learned and how do we create flexible organizations that can survive what the future holds. Stacey Harris, Chief Research Officer for Sapient Insights Group, will share insights, data, and tools that are helping organizations adapt and even thrive in this difficult environment. She’ll discuss the emerging trends in the Learning technology market, and how these exciting new approaches to creating micro, adaptive, and personalized content is changing the face of workforce development while creating strong connections to business outcomes.

5 Ways to Build a More Productive Team

Structural

This article originally appeared on Techpoint.org. Productivity Blog

2019 Employee Wellness Industry Trends Report

Wellable

The arrival of the new year means the release of Wellable’s annual 2019 Employee Wellness Industry Trends Report. As was the case in prior versions, the goal of the report is to quantify and better understand the wellness strategy companies are implementing in 2019, providing a guide for all employers to help them create healthy, happy, and productive workforces.

The 5 Ws of AI Recruiting: What You Need to Know

Eightfold

This year, there has been a big increase in chatter around AI recruiting. Companies are increasingly turning to artificial intelligence to support their hiring needs. But with so many different options and opinions out there, it can be hard to understand what AI recruiting means—and would it could mean for your business and your day-to-day work.

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NoExcusesHR

Today's post is short and to the point. Transitioning to a new year means we sometimes think about making changes in our personal or professional lives. Let's cut to the chase. Pick three things to work on this year (not resolutions.) Write them down with deadlines to make progress throughout the year. Start today. Stop with the self-talk noise. Stop with the "I'm too busy excuse." Just freaking go. Happy New Year.and as always. I'd love to hear from you. No Excuses.

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!

How to manage multiple learning styles

Jostle

Much has been written about the different ways in which people learn, and while it may seem this is something only educators need to keep in mind, it’s just as important for leaders in any industry

A Former Google Exec Wants to Help You Make Better Choices

HRExecutive

Although he no longer works at Google, Laszlo Bock is anything but idle. He’s currently the CEO of Humu, a company that uses people analytics and artificial intelligence to identify behavioral changes employees can make to create a more engaged and satisfied workforce.

The A.B.E. Effect: Awareness Brings Effectiveness

DISC Assessments

There are many advantages to teamwork in professional settings. Oftentimes, projects get done more quickly and with better results if tasks are divided between team members. However, there are some drawbacks. Luckily, if you are aware of the potential road-blocks, there is a good chance they can be avoided. This week, Gregg Gregory, discusses one strategy you can use with your teams to avoid “bottlenecking” Read Gregg’s story and learn how awareness brings effectiveness (i.e.