Wed.Jan 23, 2019

Netflix for HR: The Fyre Festival Documentary & Your Employment Brand.

The HR Capitalist

From time to time, I like to be your HR commentator related to your Netflix queue. . With that in mind, I have a must watch for you - Fyre: The Greatest Party That Never Happened.

5 Reasons Managers Need to Take Better Notes During One-on-One Conversations

Quantum Workplace

In order to effectively coach employees , you need to have an ongoing dialogue that provides updates on progress, facilitates development, and keeps both parties on the same page.

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The Most Successful Companies Let Employees Try Different Roles. Here’s Why.


Note: This post originally appeared on , where Hireology co-founder and CEO Adam Robinson is a regular contributor. When it comes to building a productive, profitable team, hiring top talent is only part of the battle.

We’re Only Human 48: How to Use Hackathons and Coworking to Engage Employees


Hackathons are often seen as a tool for creating new software products, but did you realize that they could be used to create a more engaged workforce as well? . In today’s show, Ben interviews Toni Eberhart, Executive Director for Urban Engine. In the show, they talk about how things like coworking nights, hackathons, and other social activities can help to crosspollinate ideas and create more satisfaction for technical talent. .

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.

Can You Help Your Employees Reverse Type 2 Diabetes?

CoreHealth Wellness Technologies

Diabetes results in severe, long-term complications such as stroke, heart attack, as well as damage to the eye, kidney, and nerves. Due to this, the cost of caring for people with diabetes now accounts for roughly one out of every 3 dollars

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The 71+ Biggest HR Tech Conferences to Attend in 2019

Digital HR Tech

HR tech conferences are always a great occasion to speak with industry experts in person, to see some of the coolest HR tech startups pitch their business, and to find out more about the companies behind the technology we write about here on Digital HR Tech. And that’s not even all of it.

Creating a diverse workforce


Recruiting and retaining diverse talent is a challenge for many hiring managers, especially those with little or no training in unconscious bias. So w hat is it, and why do you need to know about it?

ALEX Helped Employees Potentially Save Over $300 Million in 2018 by Recommending Their Best-Fit Plan


ALEX is a uniquely helpful decision support tool because: 1) it factors in the specific health care needs of every employee and 2) it provides side-by-side plan comparisons so clear your brainy 8-year-old niece could understand them.

Real Life Isn’t Boring! How to Live Life with No Regrets

DISC Assessments

How does one live life without regrets? Is it even possible? Are there really lifehacks and lessons to be learned? We can’t think of a better time than the New Year to begin living a life free of regret.

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!

Preparing Your Workplace For Generation Z Expectations


Born between 1995 and 2018, the eldest segment of Gen Z is roughly 23 years old. As such, only a fraction of Gen Z has entered the workforce — roughly 17 million of the 67 million by digital publication Advisory’s measure. generation z


The Great Outdoors & Mental Health

Take It Personel-ly

When it comes to mental health, there are a lot of things that you can do to try and maintain a delicate equilibrium and improve your health in general. Gardening is one of those things. It doesn’t matter if you have a more extensive garden, and allotment that needs tools and extras like something from […].

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ALEX Drove $1.5 Billion in HSA, FSA, and 401(k) Contributions and $391 Million in Potential Tax Savings in 2018


Every year, Jellyvision’s talented product team works hard to update, revise, and refresh ALEX so it’s even better at helping employees choose the best-fit plans and save money. In 2017, they outdid themselves.

NEWS: The Extended Owiwi Beta Version is almost here!


Some time ago we shared with you that Owiwi is preparing something special…Well here it is!…the …the new and improved version of Owiwi is going to be launched in Beta in a couple of weeks!??. From now on Owiwi will be measuring 8 soft skills instead of 4. The new ones will be: ??

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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.

Gen Z: Agents of Change

Vibe HCM

15 years ago the first of the Millennials burst out of college and into our workplaces carrying what seemed then to be an unbelievably foreign and complex set of expectations for what work ought to be.

Work-Life Balance Tips for Teachers

EverFi - HR

Author Annie Dillard once wrote , “How we spend our days is, of course, how we spend our lives.” We spend a lot of our days at work, and as a former educator, I also remember the sheer number of hours I put in beyond school hours.

Measuring customer experience is a task undone until you check off this 10-item list!


A popular joke goes like this: A shopkeeper instructs his new hire-“Even if we don’t stock a particular product, you should always say that you will get it in 2-3 days and try to sell them something else.”. The shopkeeper eavesdrops on a conversation the new hire has with a middle-aged couple.

The Relationship Between Student Sleep and Mental Health

EverFi - HR

Parents and teachers of school-age children can attest that the sleep struggle is real.

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!

It’s Time for a New Approach to Workplace Substance Abuse

Namely - Talent

Substance abuse in the workplace is an age-old challenge in all industries, not to mention mine. According to one report , the construction industry has the second highest rate of heavy alcohol consumption and substance abuse overall.

The most popular HR titles for 2019 - data from US UK & AU


There is power in a name, and in the words we use. What we call something sends a signal about what it is, how we should treat it, and more. For people in the Human Resources profession, titles have long been a point of discussion. Even the name of the field itself has been up for debate.

Are You Familiar With Donning and Doffing?

Patriot Software

Depending on the type of business and work environment, employers might require employees to wear uniforms or protective gear.

Fremont City Council Adopts New Minimum Wage Ordinance


Employers with employees in the city of Fremont need to be aware of the upcoming minimum wage changes in July 2019. The City of Fremont is the latest city to adopt a local minimum wage ordinance.

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.

5 ways to positively impact your workplace culture


Workplace culture is one of those things that’s always there. Like the sky. It’s also one of those things that’s constantly changing whether we like it or not. Like the seasons. And that means it can be hard to impact culture in a meaningful and lasting way. But not impossible


Last One Out, Turn Off the Lights

Government Executive

Retirements were up 24 percent last year. The shutdown is likely to drive many more civil servants out the door in 2019. Management - Management Matters

Don't Make These 5 Payroll Mistakes


Payroll is complicated. Accuracy and timeliness are of paramount importance and there is no room for error. Despite this fact, mistakes happen and the price employers pay for these mistakes can be costly.

Storytelling as a leadership and HR competency

OmegaHR Solutions

Telling the right stories can make you an effective leader. I am reading the book Leadership in Turbulent Times by Doris Kearns Goodwin. It is a biographical comparison of Abraham Lincoln, Theodore Roosevelt, Franklin Roosevelt, and Lyndon B. Johnson.

COVID-19: Returning to the Workplace in a New Reality

COVID-19 has created a new set of risks that require a new way of working. Download Gallagher’s latest COVID-19 report for insights into encouraging resiliency in your people, building confidence in your organization, and preparing for the future of work.

7 Types of Coaching in the Workplace—and The 1 That Gets Results


Of all the options for types of coaching in the workplace, one stands out as the best

From The Experts: Alcohol & Drug Prevention Strategies

EverFi - HR

Blog RX is a content series developed by the Prescription Drug Safety Network to discuss the prescription drug safety landscape. In recognition of National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week, the first iteration of the series will focus on demystifying the common misconceptions surrounding drug and alcohol use and misuse among young people today. This blog post features interviews with Kevin Carroll (UnityPoint Health – Des Moines) and Amy Badini (Developmental Psychology, MA).

The War for Talent is Over, and THE TALENT WON!

Employee Engagement Group

By Bob Kelleher, January 2019 2019 is shaping up as the year your firms’ employees are finally in the driver’s seat.