Fri.Feb 22, 2019

Design Thinking has become an Essential Problem-Solving Tool for HR

NGA Human Resources

Originally, Design Thinking was used by creative teams like architects, artists and civil planners.

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I’ve learned to be comfortable with the uncomfortable

Bersin with Deloitte

Posted by Emily Scott , on February 22, 2019. Remember when “a disruption” was reserved for a game-changing technology, product, or business model? Things like 3D printing, smartphones, self-driving vehicles, on-demand media subscription services?

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The Importance of Storytelling In HR and Business Retold

OmegaHR Solutions

I came across an article this morning in Forbes called What Are The Top 10 Soft Skills For The Future Of Work? written by Adi Gaskell , a self-identified “Free range human” One of the top 10 skills he discussed was storytelling. He felt that this was particularly important in the technology-laden future. I agree with him! I think storytelling is a key competency and skill. Thus I replay for you a post from 2012 where I discuss storytelling. .

7 Ideas for Celebrating Employee Appreciation Day

Engage2Excel

One week to go for the official “unofficial” Employee Appreciation Day holiday - in case this is news to you its March 1 st !

ABCs of Data Normalization for B2B Marketers

Data normalization. It’s not a far stretch to suggest that the topic isn’t exactly what gets marketers excited in their day-to-day workflow. However, if lead generation, reporting, and measuring ROI is important to your marketing team, then data normalization matters - a lot. In this eBook, we’ll break down the ins and outs of data normalization and review why it’s so critical for your marketing strategies and goals!

The reference check: How to get useful, honest info

HR Morning

Reference checks can be one of the most valuable tools for making an informed hiring decision – but, as you know, it’s often tough to learn anything from a contact besides employment dates, titles and salaries. . How can you convince reluctant references to open up? The 5 best approaches.

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Seven Excellent Ways to Celebrate Employee Appreciation Day

Bonusly

Employee Appreciation Day is celebrated each year on the first Friday in March. On this day, employers around the world make the extra effort to appreciate their employees’ hard work and dedication.

Workers’ Compensation Insurance Is Not Optional

HRWatchdog

Not properly maintaining workers’ compensation insurance coverage is costly for employers. The California Labor Commissioner’s Office reminds employers that they must maintain valid workers’ compensation insurance coverage for all workers, including part-time employees.

11 Easy Desk Stretches to Avoid Death by Sitting

Stratus

Have you been hit by the 2 p.m. slump? Sitting at a desk for an extended period of time not only makes you drowsy, it causes stiffness and muscle tension, which may lead to straining a muscle. But according to researchers, it’s even more hazardous than that.

To Have and to Hold

SHRM Resources

Amid one of the tightest labor markets in the past 50 years, employee retention is more critical than ever. Retention Workforce Planning

Scaling the Digitally-Ready Workforce

The digital future will require a new set of skills, behaviors, and ways of working, but most organizations have not defined the critical competencies needed to compete in an age of disruption and do not have a process in place to assess digital readiness in their own people, a new Aon study finds. For HR leaders, the continuous state of disruption requires a new, more flexible approach to workforce planning and development. Download the full report, which shares insights from 1,551 senior business executives, HR leaders, and employees from around the world, to learn the 5 key insights and the steps your organization can take to transform your approach to people, jobs, and rewards to thrive in an uncertain digital future.

How to Build Better Workplace Relationships

IO At Work

To relate with coworkers, we can empathize with their feelings or try to understand how they see the world. Which approach works better? Journal of Applied Psychology emotional intelligence Job Design organizational justice

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Women’s achievements in tech start with empowering girls in STEM

Tsheets

How TSheets and the SheTech conference are helping educators and parents become allies for girls in STEM.

20+ Wellness Tips for the Workplace That Rejuvenate Employees and Boost Productivity

SnackNation

20+ Wellness Tips for the Workplace That Rejuvenate Employees and Boost Productivity. Staying healthy on the job is a daily challenge for most people on earth. That’s why wellness tips for the workplace are so important.

How to use technology to solve HR challenges

BerniePortal

Remind employees to review healthcare when filing taxes.

Why Smoking Costs Employers More Than They Realize

Your employees are smoking, and at a cost of $7,000 per year for each employee who smokes, that adds up - fast! This free report will show you how an effective cessation program pays for itself.

MRD Inaccuracies Poised to Mislead Health Plan Shoppers

VeriCred

A few weeks ago, I shared an analysis we developed at Vericred that explored the accuracy with which hospital websites disclose the health plans where they participate in-network. The results were very revealing, so we decided to extend that analysis to examine the quality of Machine Readable Directories (“MRDs”) mandated by CMS for plans sold through Healthcare.gov. MRDs are used on healthcare.gov to enable shopping for a health plan based on the doctor(s) or hospital(s) you want to keep.

How To Be Organized At Work? Follow These 6 Tips Now

Take It Personel-ly

For many people organization is synonym of a problem. Either because they are born with lack of organization or because the job is so overwhelming and demanding that people simply cannot focus and remain organized. Papers continue to pile up, emails keep arriving to your mailbox and the boss is distributing new tasks. Organization is […].

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The Means To The Ultimate End – Decision Analytics

Compensation Cafe

Editor's Note: Today's post comes to us courtesy of guest contributor Chris Dobyns. Have you ever had the experience of having said something pretty profound, but you didn’t realize it until someone pointed it out? No, it doesn’t happen to me very often either, but it did last week.

How to Start an Employee Resource Group (ERG)

Namely

Your employees are the heart of your organization. Their diverse personalities, backgrounds, and experiences help shape the spirit and culture of your organization. As an employer, you can help your employees celebrate what makes them unique by supporting employee resource groups (ERGs).

100% Remote Onboarding: Group Demonstration

Speaker: David Secunda, CEO, WorkBright

Join WorkBright on Thursday, June 24th 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.

7 Creative Ways to Spring Clean Your Life in One Week

ACI Specialty Benefits

Spring is the perfect time to de-clutter, refresh and rejuvenate with this simple seven-day spring cleaning game plan. Monday: Clear the Clutter. De-cluttering is the ultimate spring cleaning task. Start with the closet—what clothes are still unworn from a year ago?

5 Tips for Developing a Service Awards Program That Drives Engagement

CoreCentive

Enhanced employee engagement has become a coveted term in the HR industry -- and for a good reason. Improved workplace engagement has been linked to higher retention rates, better workplace morale, and increased productivity. All of these affect the company's bottom line.

Employee Experience Roundup: 8 lessons on building a company people enjoy working for + State of the Sector 2019

Vignette Agency

Our weekly hand-curated Employee Experience roundup features articles and resources, guidance, and inspiration for those who have a role and responsibility in shaping the employee experience.

HRExaminer v10.08

HR Examiner

Caught in the Chorus of Talent. February 22, 2019. “We’re so excited about the future of technology but we can’t even get back to job candidates in a timely fashion.” ” Susan LaMotte gets to the core issues in, The People Refrain: Caught in the Chorus of Talent.

Get a Better Handle on Your Remote Workforce

During these uncertain times, more employees are working remotely than ever before. Form I-9 completion for remote employees can be particularly challenging for HR teams. Download this eBook from Equifax Workforce Solutions to help navigate offsite Form I-9 compliance.

16 Gifts Your Employees Will Absolutely, Positively NOT Regift

CoreCentive

Mary Kay Ash, founder of Mary Kary Inc. the world's sixth-largest network marketing company, valued at more than $3.5 billion) hit the nail on the head when she proclaimed, "There are two things people want more than sex and money -- recognition and praise." Mary Kay Inc.

Best Outreach Tips to Find a Great Career

Corn on the Job

You’ve just graduated from college, and it’s apparent that you need to get a job as soon as possible. Finding a good job requires some effort which can leave you devastated. In fact, you should be ready for a long search without getting an employer who is willing to hire you.

10 Reasons Why Your Channel Incentive Program May Be Failing

CoreCentive

Companies in the U.S. spend $90 billion on incentive programs and rewards each year to boost business and keep everyone who works for them happy. So shouldn't these efforts be working?

Best job boards: The ultimate job sites list

Workable

Advertising your job ad to the right job boards is the first step to attracting qualified candidates.

How to Keep Employees Engaged and Connected in the New Normal of Remote Working

Speaker: Elena Valentine, CEO, Skill Scout

The way we conduct work has completely changed. Before the pandemic, remote working or a few work from home days were allowed for certain employees. Now, remote working is our new normal. We have had to align our business to make sure that our employees are productive and have the necessary resources to succeed. But, did we make sure that they still feel connected with the rest of their team? Join Elena Valentine, CEO of Skill Scout, to learn how to make employee engagement a top priority even when everyone is working remotely.