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A “Non-Obvious” Conversation about Employee Engagement with Jamie Notter

Jason Lauritsen

Today, I’m doing something a little different on the blog. My longtime friends Jamie Notter and Maddie Grant have just published a new book titled “ The Non-Obvious Guide to Employee Engagement.” They present a unique perspective that I think you’ll find interesting. What follows is a short interview I did with Jamie over email to give you a flavor of what’s in the book. My questions are in bold. The rest are Jamie’s words.

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7 Things HR Needs to Consider for First-Time Manager Training

Quantum Workplace

As an HR team, you’ve identified a talented, promising up-and-comer in your organization who’s ready for a bigger role. Believing the skills they’ve shown will make them an effective leader, you promote them to manager. Now what

Saying “Thank You” on Employee Appreciation Day

Ultimate Software

Today is Employee Appreciation Day, one of my favorite days of the year. It’s a chance for me—and Ultimate Software’s entire leadership team—to take a moment and express our gratitude for being part of the best company in the world. For being able to wake up, go to work, and spend quality time with our best friends and extended family. It’s a time to personally, and publicly, say “Thank You” to the more than 5,100 people across the globe who focus every day on making Ultimate the best.

How Businesses are Managing the New Reality of Work: A Paycor Survey

We wanted to know how COVID-19 impacted businesses and their workforces. Did they need government funds? How many workers did they layoff or furlough? Are employees working from home now? How’s team morale? And perhaps most importantly, what are their plans for the future? This guide offers a pretty good idea of how business leaders are feeling, what keeps them up at night, and what approaches they’re taking to solve problems. Download the guide to see all the survey results and where your organization might stand comparatively.

How to Use Public and Private Goals for Employee Management


A company’s success depends, in large part, on its ability to identify and achieve goals that align with its mission. This includes both public and private goal setting. Generally speaking, public goals are goals affecting the company, an entire department, or a team, and usually originate with executives and managers. Private goals are work-related projects initiated by employees, and generally center on personal development. SEE ALSO: The HR Innovator’s Guide to SMART Goals.

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Top 10 Best Job Ad Examples


Looking for the best job ad examples ? We searched the web to find the real-life examples of the best job ads you have ever seen. These top 10 job ads really stand out and make the right candidates want to apply. Get inspired by these innovative and creative job ad examples! Read More. Recruitment Marketing

Compensation and Recruiting

TLNT: The Business of HR

Recruiting and compensation don’t typically work closely together. Should they? The market for great talent continues to get tighter. When recruiting teams have a full understanding of your organization’s compensation strategy, they can offer a competitive edge in the war on talent. Recruiters are speaking with top talent every day and have a deep understanding of the jobs at your organization.

Legal Workflow Automation: One Solution to Unite Them All?


There's a single legal tech solution that's best for integrating in-house legal and outside counsel. The post Legal Workflow Automation: One Solution to Unite Them All? appeared first on Mitratech. Blog Post Legal Operations Legal Workflow Automation featured legal operations legal technology live-blog workflow automation


Working interviews: How hiring trend can cause compliance issues

HR Morning

News flash: The feds don’t like it when you bring in “applicants” for a “working interview” – and then refuse to pay them for the work they perform. The lesson is going to cost a Nashville dental practice $50,000 after a settlement in federal district court. The practice will pay $50k in back wages and liquidated damages to 10 employees for FLSA minimum wage, overtime and recordkeeping violations.

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.

How Kum & Go Decreased Turnover by 70%

Branch Mesenger

Retention and turnover. An age-old issue that's the focus for many of us involved in retail and hospitality operations. Turnover affects teams and impacts the customer experience negatively. This is the story of how one company cut turnover by 70 percent. Last week, SHRM's All Things Work spoke with Jon Renaud, the Director of Operations at Kum & Go.

California Employers: Beware More Stringent Criminal Background Check Requirements


The FCRA and ICRAA disclosures must be clear and conspicuous. A Ninth Circuit Court of Appeal’s ruling has made already strict background check requirements even more stringent. The court held that the disclosure required under the federal Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) can consist only of the FRCA disclosure; it can’t contain any additional information, including the disclosure required under California’s Investigative Consumer Reporting Agencies Act (ICRAA) ( Gilberg v.

Employee Bereavement—Why Strategy Is the Best Policy


Handling personal loss is one of the hardest things HR is asked to do. The knowledge that it will happen at some point is perhaps the only certainty; otherwise, there is nothing but uncertainty in when, where, how, and why it will impact your organization.

A PEO in Perpetual Growth Mode


PEO Spotlight – STRATUS.HR: MICHELYN AND JOHN FARNSWORTH. PEO Insider, Feb 2019 (Reposted). By Chris Chaney. If it’s the first Wednesday of the month, you can be sure to find the employees of NAPEO member and Sandy, Utah-based huddled together enjoying breakfast for “Winning Wednesday.” Employees get the chance to recognize the employee of the month, share highlights of the prior month, and present new ideas and insights to company leaders.

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 Clean Your Closets and Change Your Culture


Saturday Spark #3. By Susan Hunt Stevens. For the past few weeks, I’ve been transitioning our children’s playroom to a room for teens. Our family challenge was to try and do it without buying anything new and coming out economically even, spending no more than we were able to generate by selling things in it. The result is that I’ve been a very active user of some tools of the circular economy: namely, Goodwill, Craigslist and for the first time, Facebook Marketplace.

People Analytics Has Arrived


Recently, I spent a day with 50 HR-tech executives from Fortune 100 companies. When I asked, “Who has an ongoing project using AI?” about 40 percent of the group raised their hands. When I asked, “Who has a people-analytics team?”, it was more like 60 percent of the group. Indeed, people analytics is coming to a theater near you. People-analytics teams range in size from 2 percent to 7 percent of the total HR workforce. Sophistication spans the range from none to groundbreaking.

Managing Turnover: 3 Keys for Keeping Your People [Free E-Book]


Uh-oh. Nicole in Accounting just gave her two weeks’ notice. Not Nicole! How can your company get along without her? If you’ve ever wondered why so many of your firm’s employees unexpectedly leave for another job, you’re not alone. It’s a common problem in just about every type of business. How can you reduce employee […]. Employee Engagement General HR Hints & Tips Why HR employee turnover hr tips managing turnover

Does your company use no-hire agreements? Better call a lawyer. Maybe a criminal lawyer.

The Employer Handbook

Image Credit: ([link]. In most states, non-competition agreements between and an employer and employee are legal, as long as there is some form of consideration (like money) to support them. But, what about a no-hire or no-poach agreement; e.g., a ‘contract’ between two businesses where one (or both) agrees not to hire the others’ employees during their business relationship and for some time after it ends? That must be legal too, right? Probably not.

Benefits benchmarking data for better employee and organizational wellbeing

Recognize your strengths and identify opportunities to retain valuable employees, increase employee engagement and achieve organizational goals. See where you stand against trends informed by nearly 4,000 employers and face your future with confidence.

Health in the Workplace: Nutrition and its Impact

Vantage Circle

Nutrition impacts overall health in the workplace more than you might think. In the workplace, how and what you and your employees eat can positively impact their productivity. This is why it is important for you to promote proper nutrition and eating habits in your workplace. This creates a healthy work environment and promotes health in the workplace. So, what is nutrition? It is the process of providing the food necessary for health and growth.

The Judy Rules!

The Tim Sackett Project

For those who don’t know my mother passed away unexpectedly late last week and earlier this week, I gave her eulogy. Thank you to the hundreds of friends who reached out to me. I completely overwhelmed by the outpouring of love and support. For those who don’t know my mother started the business, I run today, HRU Technical Resources , and was a big part of the business for forty years.

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Cafe Classic: The Stuff of Legends!

Compensation Cafe

Editor's Note: Every organization has its legends. Are they true? How do they, how should they impact our work? Margaret O'Hanlon tackles this Classic topic. I've been getting to know a few new clients recently. They've been introducing me to their culture and I've been helping them learn a bit from their demographics. In writing a report for one client yesterday, I was repeating back to them a factoid they gave me.

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How to Elevate Employee Voice to Guide a Culture Transformation

2020’s boldest people leaders are building and living core values along with their employees. Elevating Employee Voice engages an organization’s “collective hearts and habits” to drive transformation at scale. It connects every individual, manager and team in an authentic dialogue to create shared alignment, ownership and trust in the path ahead.

#WorkTrends: How to Beat Burnout

TalentCulture - Recruiting

Leadership and executive coach Beth Benatti Kennedy coaches many of her clients through their own experiences with burnout. It’s something she knows about firsthand. While working as a counselor in Boston public schools, she realized that she was becoming burnt out — even though she was working what she considered her “dream job.” To combat that burnout, Kennedy enrolled in the Mind-Body Stress Reduction program at the UMass Medical Center, and two years later she […].

4 Ways to Improve Productivity When Working from Home

A Slice of HR

For people who don’t actually do it, the work-from-home life might seem like a pipe dream: you roll out of your bed at your desired time, make that perfect cuppa, stroll over to your desk still in your PJ’s, and, voila, work just “happens.” But for those of us who actually do it, the reality of being productive while working from home is.let’s just say, not always so smooth.

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Group Demonstration Webinar: 100% Remote New Employee Onboarding

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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.

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Employers are offering more benefit options as they know it’s essential to attract and retain employees in today’s hot job market. But the benefits landscape has changed tremendously in the past decade. No longer are health plans and vacation time the only thing employees want in a benefits package. Work perks, the fringe benefits that go beyond traditional offerings , are on the rise.

IBM’s job application gaffe holds an important lesson for all employers

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There’s an important lesson for organizations of all sizes in a recent embarrassment for one of the world’s best-known companies – check your job postings carefully before they go up on the internet! Questions about race and ethnicity are commonly included on U.S.-based based company’s application forms to help companies track diversity and comply with affirmative action requirements. But an IBM application included terms that startled the applicant.

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