Thu.Feb 28, 2019

Praise and Feedback Aren’t the Same Thing

The People Equation

As a foodie, I love all kinds of mash-ups. From bacon apple pie to mac and cheese quesadillas it’s stimulating to creatively pair ingredients in unexpected ways. But when it comes to leadership communication, combining certain types of information within the same conversation is a recipe for disaster. To illustrate, let’s use a fictitious member of your team, “Jim,” as an example. Suppose that Jim works remotely, and you have a video call with him this afternoon to go through a few items.

5 productivity killers that get in the way of strategic HR activities


The job of HR is dynamic and multi-faceted. HR professionals need to be psychologists, coaches, people people and numbers people. They need legal acumen, marketing chops, and technology savvy. Then, there’s the strategic elements of HR.

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How the evolution of the workweek affects the future of the workplace


If you’re a full-time employee, chances are you work a five-day, 40-hour week — the classic grind.

To Retain Your Workforce, Show Your Appreciation

Cornerstone On Demand

Companies around the country are preparing to celebrate Employee Appreciation day on March 1, and celebrating this day in a meaningful way is more pressing than ever.

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.

Qualified candidates per hire: By location and business function


How many qualified candidates do you need exactly in order to make an informed hiring decision?

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AI, Algorithms, and Who Owns the Outcome (Video)

HR Examiner

Video with full transcript. A talk by John Sumser At Google with a follow up Discussion Panel. Presenter & Moderator: John Sumser. Panelist: Richard Rosenow, Head of People Analytics for Facebook. Panelist: Derek Zeller, Director of Recruiting Solutions for Engage Talent.

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6 Simple Ways to Improve Internal Communications in the Workplace


In our recent ebook, Communications Leaders of Change 2019 , we learned lessons from top internal communications programs and their best practices.

The rise of diversity and inclusion tech as a market segment


Earlier this month, RedThread Research and Mercer combined on a far-reaching report about the rise of D&I technology , ultimately determining it was a $100M market segment.

How to Convince Your Boss to Send You to an HR Conference


Conferences provide a unique experience, helping professionals to stay up on emerging trends, network with peers, and hear from industry experts.

2020 Report: The Future of HR

Paycor asked more than 500 leaders of medium and small businesses to talk about the present and future of HR. Download the guide and see what they said. Their responses will surprise you!

HR and Recruiting Pros Are Invited to Social Siesta at #SXSW


For the last nine years, I’ve hosted the Siesta Siesta Happy Hour designed for a meeting place for HR and recruiting professionals to connect and network away from the crazy and crowds during SXSW. Workology is the art and science of work, HR and recruitment. Join the resource revolution. HR SXSW

Difficult Customers? Read this Customer Retention Blog Review.

Babette Ten Haken - Human Capital & Industrial IoT

We all experience difficult customers, from time to time. When we only have one customer as our “one and only” customer, well, things become challenging. It seems like we are continuously wrestling with big hairy issues and little annoying ones.

People Vs. Machine: Where Do We Fit In The Future Of Tech?


Artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning (ML), deep learning, robotic process automation (RPA), and other types of automation and their underlying technologies are reaching unprecedented levels of advancement and adoption. Digital transformation is one of the key business issues in 2019.

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How Should HR Respond to Federal Marijuana Legalization?

SHRM Resources

Ron Wyden, D-Ore., introduced legislation in February to make marijuana use legal under federal law. Currently 10 states and Washington D.C., allow for recreational marijuana use and 33 states and D.C. have legalized medical marijuana use.

How to Activate Employee Voice to Empower Managers and Teams

Adopting an Employee Voice model empowers managers and teams to keep driving engagement and action. As teams continue this collaborative dialogue, they build both the muscle memory and the motivation to continue forward together. This exponentially hones their collective intelligence and expertise

Replicon Wins Silver in 2019 Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service


REDWOOD CITY, CA & LAS VEGAS, NV — February 28, 2019 — Congratulations to Replicon’s Customer Service team, which has won a silver Stevie Award for Customer Service Department of the Year (category: Computer Software — 100 or More Employees). The 13th Annual Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service are high honors for recognizing […]. The post Replicon Wins Silver in 2019 Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service appeared first on Replicon.

Management hierarchies: are they still necessary in the workplace?

HR Zone

Change. Do we still need hierarchies in the workplace


4 Ways BookedOut Makes Event Management Easy


Since its’ acquisition by Shiftgig in 2016, BookedOut has been one of the leading cloud-based platforms in the experiential marketing and event industries. It was developed specifically with marketers and talent managers in mind to help streamline day-to-day activities.

Building A Life Of Meaning And Value


“The great paradox of our time is that many of us are busy and bored at the same time. While running from one event to the next, we wonder in our innermost selves if anything is really happening.” ” – Henri Nouwen. Nouwen’s observation is abundantly true to many of us.

Preparing for the Workplace of the Future: HR’s Role

Speaker: Robin Schooling, Managing Partner, HR + People Strategy, Peridus Group

Join Robin Schooling, Managing Partner, HR + People Strategy with Peridus Group, to learn what you can do now to prepare yourself and your organization for the future workplace while simultaneously solidifying HR’s impact as a strategic and influential leader for business success

EEOC: Applicants’ Religious Beliefs Must Be Considered

SHRM Resources

A recent settlement agreement between United Parcel Service (UPS) and the U.S.

Protect Your Employees After a Natural Disaster with an EAP

ACI Specialty Benefits

ACI SVP of Marketing/IT Tim Mutrie is a frequent conference speaker and media contributor. See his recent feature below, originally published in Next Concept HR Magazine.

Part 2 of Ghosting in the Workplace: The Employer’s Influence

Close HR Connections News & Insights

One of the most common People Management issues to arise within the past year or so is what we call “ghosting in the workplace.” For companies, that particularly means candidate ghosting. That’s the decision a candidate or new employee makes to intentionally not communicate with an employer.

3 steps to build trust and respect in the workplace


From fostering a leadership team with humility to confronting brutal facts, it’s not easy to take your business to the next level. However, when you really look at it, it all comes down to trust and respect in the workplace. In the book Good to Great, author Jim Collins set out to identify how to turn a mediocre, or good, company into a great one. The importance of trust and respect was a major theme of his conclusion.

Does Your Workforce Have the Talent DNA for the Digital Future?

With the increasing adoption of automation and data-driven technologies, the workforce is changing rapidly — regardless of whether we’re prepared to face it. Keeping up with the velocity of change is vital to success, and that means building digital readiness into the DNA of your organization so your workforce is ready to face an uncertain and constantly changing future.

A Career Choice is a Life Choice: Adam Polselli of Dropbox


Adam Polselli took his degree in Film and Video Studies to San Francisco and earned his position as a Design Director at Dropbox , a tech company obsessed with making work better for people. He shared his career wisdom in our quick Q&A Session this week. Adam Polselli, Design Director at Dropbox.

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Webinar: Cutting Through the Clutter in Healthcare Communications


LIVE WEBINAR. Wednesday, March 27, 2019 | 10 AM PT/ 1 PM ET . Healthcare industry veterans share insider secrets to think outside the email inbox. Learn how to engage busy clinicians at the bedside, healthcare providers on the go, and overwhelmed business staff who suffer from information overload.

Playing the Long Game Where Inbound Recruitment is Your MVP

As recruiters, we always try to think long-term. We work hard to nurture a candidate pipeline and hope that those who make it through the hiring process will stay the course. But while a solid pool of candidates to draw from is essential, sourcing those candidates can be time-consuming.

How can Internal Communication Be Improved in the Workplace


In our recent ebook, Communications Leaders of Change 2019 , we learned lessons from top internal communications programs and their best practices.

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Year in Review: Talent Acquisition in 2019 & the 2020 Impact

The year 2019 in talent acquisition was full of key learnings and insights that you can leverage in order to start 2020 ahead of the recruiting pack. This report walks you through core trends to continuously examine as you plan your recruiting strategy for 2020 and beyond.