Wed.Jul 24, 2019

How to Get the Most Out of Engagement Surveys


The Art of the Stay Interview


Previously we discussed the reasons for conducting exit interviews. When employees leave, the exit interview can help you understand why. You may not be able to convince the departing employee to stay, but you may be able to make improvements that help you retain others. hr company culture retention

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Emotional Intelligence In Conflict Resolution

DISC Assessments

The term Emotional Intelligence has been steadily gaining popularity over the past decade. Business owners and leaders are finally beginning to realize that a person’s emotional intelligence is just as important – if not more important than experience and other measurables. This week’s author, Bob Jerus, is a leading expert on emotional intelligence and has outlined 1. What is emotional intelligence? Why emotional intelligence is important? and 3.

The #1 Way For Recruiters To Build Creditability With Candidates.

The HR Capitalist

If a recruiter is good at what they do, they'll talk to a lot of people in a given week. Some of those conversations are short, some are long. There's a variety of information traded between candidate and recruiter - it's a two-way exchange. But some recruiters are better at building credibility with candidates, which further results in trust, transparency and most importantly - great information.

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.

Smart practices for SMB HR management


When it comes to managing HR, small and medium-sized businesses typically don’t have the same resources at their disposal that larger companies do. In fact, chances are one person – maybe two – is tasked with handling compliance, open enrollment, benefits administration, payroll, personnel complaints and issues, performance reviews, reporting and much more.

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can you fire someone solely for being racist?

Ask a Manager

In an interesting juxtaposition with a letter from earlier today, a reader writes: I know you have answered a few variations over this, but I am hoping for a more clear answer in reference to my situation. Recently, my company hired someone that was extremely racist. He worked with me on his first day, where he dropped the N-word six times.

The work-abroad dream: 4 benefits of remote working for employers


Whether you’re a multinational organization or have an office in an unsexy location , the opportunity for international remote work can be a huge appealing factor in candidate attraction and employee engagement. Sure, there’s the standard, flexible remote work and full-time remote work, but there are also benefits of remote working for employers – particularly when placements are temporary and short-term.

How to Write a Business Book?

Career Metis

Writing a business book is the best thing you can do to take your career to the next level. A book is an invaluable tool to help you build your credibility and grow wealth. It provides a new income stream for your business for you to grow over time. If you’re a speaker, a book will allow you to charge higher speaking fees.

3 Speedy Ways to Get Your New Hire Acclimated to Your Company’s Culture

marenated HR

By Jen Mohorek: Take it from a new hire herself (yes, I’m writing this on my 4th day on the job). It’s not easy showing up to a brand new office and not having a clue who anyone is or what they’re like. How could I possibly start a conversation with someone without knowing if they’re an Apple or Android-user, or if they believe pineapple belongs on pizza? These seemingly stupid — yet real things — run across a new employee’s mind during their first week or two on the job.

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.

Episode 190: Creating Authentic & Inclusive Experiences for Your Workforce


The world is moving quickly and changes are happening in the way we live and work fueled by technology combined with a new awareness. We are more conscious of other types of people and lifestyles of. Workology is the art and science of work, HR and recruitment. Join the resource revolution. The world is moving quickly and changes are happening in the way we live and work fueled by technology combined with a new awareness.

39 Quotes That Empower You to Direct Your Own Destiny (Or Someone Else Will)

Partners in Leadership

Excerpts from new leadership book, Propeller, provide the inspiration you need to empower yourself to get ahead and stay ahead. The post 39 Quotes That Empower You to Direct Your Own Destiny (Or Someone Else Will) appeared first on Partners In Leadership. Accountability Insights Culture of Accountability Key Results Leadership Development Propeller


How To Become An Enterprise Architect In 10 Easy Steps

New to HR

This year, global spending on information technology will reach a whopping $4 trillion. You read that right! Of this, investments on cybersecurity alone will account for a staggering $125 billion. That makes sense, considering there are about 360,000 new malware files created. The post How To Become An Enterprise Architect In 10 Easy Steps appeared first on New To HR. Personal Growth

my employee wants to know where I am at all times, public transit crisis is making me late for work, and more

Ask a Manager

It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. My employee wants to know where I am at all times. I started a new management role three months ago and am managing a small team. One of my staff was under-performing when I started, and one of my directives was to get them on a coaching plan, which I have. As a result, they have made complaints that I’m out to get them. Luckily I’ve been documenting everything, and my boss has my back.

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!

Hireology Q2 2019 in Review: Learn About Our Latest Updates


The historically-low unemployment rate has created an applicant economy, meaning employers need to be more strategic than ever before with their recruitment marketing and hiring efforts. At Hireology, we’re continuously focused on helping our customers more efficiently attract, hire and manage top talent. Now that we’re just over halfway through the year, we wanted to share the latest updates to the Hireology platform, and how our customers have made the most of our solutions. .

Interview Series – Career Experts – Heidi Scott Giusto from Career Path Writing Solutions

Career Metis

In this interview series, we caught up with Heidi Scott Giusto from Career Path Writing Solutions who shares her expertise and insights about job search, career change, etc. in today’s marketplace. Tell us a little bit about your company. Career Path Writing Solutions is dedicated to helping individuals and businesses succeed when the stakes are high. . In practice, this means I work with job seekers as they proactively manage their careers.

Workplace Harassment: A Q&A With Lori

HR Topics

In today’s world, workplace harassment is a hot topic and one that likely will continue to be. The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) sets the official definition as “unwelcome conduct that is based on race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age (40 or older), disability or genetic information.

What Is My State Unemployment Tax Rate?

Patriot Software

Running payroll means staying on top of your employment tax responsibilities. In addition to withholding income and payroll taxes from employee wages, you must contribute employer taxes. Unlike some other taxes, state unemployment taxes do not have a standard rate. Read on to answer What is my state unemployment tax rate? About state unemployment tax […]. The post What Is My State Unemployment Tax Rate? appeared first on Payroll Tips, Training, and News. Payroll

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.

How to Turn HRBPs into People Analytics Evangelists

Visier - Talent Acquisition

In early January 2019, a headline on the McKinsey Leadership and Organization blog caught my eye – “The critical importance of the HR business partner.” A key point made in the piece is that HR continues to struggle to deliver effective talent strategy. The disconnect centers on the lack of capability of HR business partners (HRBP) , those who counsel managers on talent issues. The article remarks that the value of great HRBPs remains unquestioned.

Webinar: Performance Reviews and Productivity


Following our webinar on future-proofing performance processes, to boost productivity and meet the demands of today’s workforce, here is a roundup of the key points and takeaways. The session began with bob’s Head of Customer Success, Al yson Sturgess , taking us through the importance of performance reviews and how they can contribute to enhanced productivity.

Why IP Legislation Needs to Evolve Alongside New Emerging Technologies

Take It Personel-ly

Intellectual property or IP is any intangible work, invention, or creation of the human intellect, to which an individual can claim specific rights and property, for which he can use for copyright or trademark. Nowadays, more and more businesses who possess websites are being open about IP legislation mainly because of the fact that these […].


How Did Emotional Intelligence Become Essential for Leadership?

Emergenetics International

By Joanne Trotta, Certified Emergenetics® Associate, CEO of LeadersEdge, Inc. What does the term “emotional intelligence” mean to you? Is it simply a buzzword or phrase? Is it a concept that you’ve heard about and don’t fully understand? Is it something you’re familiar with and strive to achieve? Is it something you value and employ […]. The post How Did Emotional Intelligence Become Essential for Leadership? appeared first on Emergenetics International Blog.


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.

Don't Box Me In

The Frontier Project


Gusto raises $200M Series D Eyeing OnDemand Pay and Healthcare Benefits with Increased R&D in NYC


Gusto announced that it has raised $200 million from Fidelity Management & Research Company and Generation Investment Management, the firm founded by former U.S. VP Al Gore. That brings the total VC raised to date to an estimated $516 million. This is the second largest HR technology round we’ve tracked in calendar 2019. Gusto founder […].

Leaving Small Business Storytelling up to Customer Feedback?

One Millimeter Mindset

Small business storytelling leaves your company vulnerable. Especially, if you depend on customer feedback as a resource for stories. First, not all customers post their feedback, either on your own website or on review sites. As a result, stories can be biased. Then, what information do customers convey to the world? Because you rely on them as your unofficial brand ambassadors. Often, customer feedback focuses on good, bad and downright ugly customer experiences, with varying levels of detail.

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Here are the Best States to Start a Small Business


Understanding the business friendliness of your state is an important first step in starting your own venture. A recent, annual study released by CNBC ranked all 50 states for business competitiveness based on how they scored on over 60 metrics including cost of doing business, cost of living, and quality of life. .

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.

Speed to Market Leaders Have One Thing in Common (and You Can Too)

Partners in Leadership

Keeping pace in a rapidly evolving business world requires a workforce who exhibit high levels of ownership and engagement. The post Speed to Market Leaders Have One Thing in Common (and You Can Too) appeared first on Partners In Leadership. Accountability Insights Culture of Accountability Key Results Leadership Development Speed of Change


5 Smart Ways to Impress a Hiring Manager Online

Career Metis

Most of us already know that first impressions are a huge deal when it comes to job interviews. In fact, first-impression traits are the most critical for job seekers to prepare for as they all can be evaluated by a recruiter or hiring manager within the first 30 seconds of meeting a candidate. You may be sitting down right now stressing on how to make a great first impression for that big interview you have in the coming weeks. But did you stop to think about your digital first impression?

How To Handle Addiction in the Workplace

HR Counselor's Corner

By Renee Mielnicki, Esq., General Counsel and Director of Human Resources, East Coast Risk Management. Addiction to drugs has become an epidemic in our country. So much so, that this problem often carries over into the workplace. Employers should educate themselves on the legal issues surrounding this matter to reduce the risks of liability that can result from taking certain employment related actions.