Tue.Jun 25, 2019

Monitoring Employee Conversations: How Far is Too Far?

Take It Personel-ly

As a business leader, monitoring employee conversations can be a tricky landscape to maneuver. Employee monitoring laws can be complicated, leaving plenty of scope for interpretation and allowing business owners to make their own decisions when it comes to just how far they’ll go. Business app discovery specialists GetApp recently updated their 2015 research for […].

How to create a successful employee referral program

Insperity

In sales, your most qualified leads usually come as referrals from satisfied customers. In recruiting, a referral from one of your satisfied employees can be just as powerful. Employee referral programs bring qualified talent to the table and cultivate a sense of company loyalty in both the referring and prospective employee. An employee referral program can significantly increase your company’s qualified talent pool.

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How the Enneagram Created a Hero Dad Moment with Jerry from Parks and Recreation

Life and Work Blog

When I was flying home from the Detroit airport a few weeks ago, I didn’t expect to create a hero dad moment for my teenage daughter, but that’s what happened. I have the Enneagram to thank…and Jerry from Parks and Recreation. Let me explain. Self-Awareness Enneagram

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eBook Preview: 15Five’s New Comprehensive Objectives & Key Results Guide

15Five

On July 20, 1969, the first two humans walked on the surface of the moon, with one of them remarking, “That’s one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind.” Nearly 50 years later, NASA declares “we are going to the moon—to stay,” heralding the delivery of permanent tech to the lunar surface. So we have to wonder, how do monumental feats of achievement like these occur? It all begins with inspiration. Someone pointed at the largest visible object in the sky and said, “we’re going there.”

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How HR Can Promote Mental Health at Work (Actionable Advice to Help Your People Thrive)

HR leaders are on the frontlines of a mental health crisis, but the topic can still be taboo—or at least something that’s only talked about reluctantly. What can HR do to help? Download our latest guide to learn the 4 ways you can support the mental health of your employees and identify warning signs of burnout.

Survey: More Than Half of Workers Embrace Flexible Options

Allegis Global Solutions

People are working differently than they did in the past. A recent Allegis Group Pulse survey found that 54 percent of working respondents reported some level of career activity as a flexible worker. Some worked as full-time contractors at one employer (38 percent) while others worked as traditional employees with “side jobs” as freelancers (nine percent) or as freelancers working for multiple customers (eight percent).

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3 Strategies for Attracting Remote Workers to Your Company

The Muse

Want to combat the talent shortage? Use these three strategies to expand your candidate search and attract remote workers to your company. Employer Resources

Interview red flags for employers: 5 common myths about candidates

Workable

“Do you know why I invited you to this interview?”. “I I guess it’s because I have the right skills for the job?”. Well, yes, you’re qualified, but what really stood out to me in your resume is your birth date. My son was born on that day, too!”. True story. Years ago, when I was interviewing for a different role, I heard that I was lucky enough to be considered for the job since I celebrate my birthday on the same day as the hiring manager’s son.

9 Things to Stop Focusing On So You Can Focus More On Your Career

Career Metis

In the 21st century, it’s easier than ever before to become focused on anything and everything, except for your career. For those who would like to excel and grow at work , it can be difficult to know where to begin. Which parts of your personal life should you minimize if you want your professional life to expand? How do you find that balance between the two? Is there a way to better use the time you have, so that you build momentum for the long-term?

5 Tips to Keep Your Online Startup Legal

Take It Personel-ly

Do you want to be your own boss? Have you been thinking of starting your own online business? If yes, you are not alone. Over 543,000 new businesses get started each month in the U.S., according to Forbes. Still, being your own boss demands more than hatching an idea, quitting your tedious job, and sitting […].

The Role of Human Resources in Workplace Safety

While it may seem obvious to say that safety is important for any company to embrace, making it a priority as an HR representative will not only be beneficial to your employees but to your bottom line too. Download this whitepaper to learn more!

7 Tips on How to Kickstart A Career in Digital Marketing

Career Metis

You’ll agree starting a career in any new field is confusing and scary if not outright challenging. Digital marketing as a field is no different, more so when you don’t know what to do or where to start. If it’s any consolation, you’re not alone as we’ve all been there. Seeing as digital marketing is quite the vast field, having a clear path to follow as you build your career favors growth.

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my boss makes me wear her clothes, eat her food, and say I’m grateful for my job

Ask a Manager

A reader writes: I was hired about six months ago at a small business. I’m in my mid-20s and this my first professional job after completing grad school. It’s just me, the owner/director, and a part-time assistant. Because we’re such a small office, I spend a lot of time one-on-one with my boss. Sometimes she’s a lovely person, other times she’s quite difficult to handle.

The State of Employee Engagement in 2019: Establishing a Baseline

Bonusly

What’s the state of employee engagement in 2019? Well, you’re about to find out. You may have noticed that we try our best to include the most up-to-date and legitimate statistics in our blog posts. So when we got the opportunity to partner with HR.com on a survey of our own, you know that we jumped at the chance! We pushed the survey, called The State of Employee Engagement, live in the first quarter of 2019.

Using Employee Experience to Drive HR Transformation #SHRM19

Workology

There were so many amazing workshops and sessions during the June 2019 Annual SHRM conference it was difficult to choose which to attend, but I knew well ahead of time that HR transformation would be. Workology is the art and science of work, HR and recruitment. Join the resource revolution. HR #shrm19 design thinking

Five Reasons Leaders Invest in Language Training

Communication is the lifeforce of any company. Without it, productivity, employee happiness, and ultimately your business suffers. Investing in language learning better positions global business leaders to see gains in organizational effectiveness as a result.

The Fine Art of Delegation: Five Vital Tips

Julie Winkle Giulioni

Guest Post by Diana Peterson-More. I’ve had the pleasure of knowing and working with Diana Peterson-More over the past 2+ decades and I’ve been consistently impressed by the extraordinary leadership she’s demonstrated in her work as a highly-placed HR executive, influential community member and consultant/advisor to top-tier organizations. So, you can imagine how pleased I was when Diana decided to share her wisdom in Consequential Communication in Turbulent Times.

Ep 21 – NLRB Says Uber Drivers Can’t Unionize

Workology

Welcome to the new Workology Go Podcast. In just under five minutes, we get you the HR and workplace news you need before you start your day. Get ready, get set and go with the Workology Go Podcast. Workology is the art and science of work, HR and recruitment. Join the resource revolution. Go Podcast accessibility accessibility in the workplace contract worker gig economy gig workers HR news human resources NLRB taxes Uber workology GO podcast

Small Business Payroll Made Easy: A First-Timer’s Guide to Processing Payroll

Take It Personel-ly

Think about the exciting parts of having a growing business. I bet the idea of setting up a small business payroll system isn’t leaping to mind. But just because it’s not the most exhilarating part of running a business doesn’t mean it’s not important. For better or worse, when you have employees working for […].

12 Highest-Paying Jobs that Require a Master’s Degree

Career Metis

What’s the reason for earning a Master’s degree? Some would say it’s all about becoming intellectually superior to the average graduate with a college degree. In 2017, over 33% of U.S. adults had Bachelor’s degrees, but only 9.3% had a Master’s degree. Getting into this minority sure makes one feel special. But if we’re being completely honest about this, getting an Master’s degree is all about the job you start with right after graduation.

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.

Three technologies that are changing the workplace as we know it

cipHR

Organisations need to adopt AI, cloud-based systems and mobile-friendly software to keep pace with digital change, writes contributor Shawna Davidsen. As the rate in which tech innovations increases, staying up to date about new trends and becomes more challenging – especially for organisations with limited resources.

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How to Show Your Employees that You Appreciate Them

Effortless HR

Effectively motivating your employees can often be a challenging process. It can be difficult to know where to start, and each employee is different and may be motivated by different factors. This is why it is important to get to know your employees on a deeper level in order to understand what motivates them to succeed in the workplace and how you can assist them in reaching their full potential.

Dirty Data? 5 Questions to Determine if Your Incentive Promotion Data is Clean

Workstride

Data powers incentive promotions. A channel incentives and program management (CIPM) solution can help streamline accuracy and efficiency of the channel; however, challenges tend to arise if your data inputs aren’t standardized and clean. The Benefits of Clean Data.

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How Goal Setting Software Can Boost Your Organization’s Performance

Atiim

Some of the most common questions we receive when initially engaging with new clients focus on things such as: How does the OKR methodology help boost performance? Does the alignment enabled by OKR software contribute to improved execution? Why is the alignment of corporate objectives so important for mid-sized companies?

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!

Take Upskilling Seriously—Your Employees Will Thank You

OneSource Virtual

As digital automation becomes a more prevalent tool, it’s understandable that employees might feel a sense of anxiety about it. Innovation will always make some people nervous, in part because of its potential to upend the status quo

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Increasing Equality

HRO Today

Progress may be slow, but organisations are finding success with programmes that promote gender inclusion. By Michael Switow. When Aliza Knox, a tech industry veteran with a track record of growing global brands in Asia-Pacific, applied for a job with the content delivery network Cloudflare , she did her homework. She went to the company’s website and came across a day-long forum it had sponsored. What struck her was that almost every discussion had at least one woman on the panel.

Excellent Ways to Celebrate Employee Appreciation Day

CuteHR

Employee appreciation day is a holiday widely recognized in several countries like the United States of America and Canada. Created in 1995, it remains an official holiday. The date of this holiday is the 1st of every march. Employee appreciation day today provides an opportunity for companies or organizations to show their appreciation to their employees.

4 Strategies for a Better Health Benefits Experience

TalentCulture - Recruiting

Your benefits are missing the target if employees don’t engage with them. Meghan M. Biro offers four strategies for making sure your benefits programs succeed in engaging employees. The post 4 Strategies for a Better Health Benefits Experience appeared first on TalentCulture. talentmanagement employee benefits

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.

The Future of Workspaces

CakeHR

For dedicated professionals, their office is second home to them. This is where they spend countless hours making a living. For this reason, it’s important for business owners to provide a workplace with the best working conditions to maintain a high level of productivity while helping their employees reach their potential. Over the years, there have been many changes in the typical workspace, and technology has played a huge role in effecting them.

What HR Teams Can Learn from ‘The Experience of Work’ Report

TalentCulture - Recruiting

Citrix and The Economist have teamed up for a study called “The Experience of Work.” Meghan M. Biro breaks down the findings about how technology can help productivity and engagement and what HR leaders can take away from the study. The post What HR Teams Can Learn from ‘The Experience of Work’ Report appeared first on TalentCulture. HRtech candidate experience employee experience Hr Tech

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How Will Safety Training Change In 2020 In The Construction Industry?

Ving!

The construction industry often experiences numerous changes due to advancements in technology. These advancements have the potential to not only increase productivity but to enhance safety. In October 2017, a new law was passed in New York City -- Local Law 196 -- which mandates that construction workers have a minimum number of hours of training in different safety subjects.