Sun.Aug 25, 2019

Ageism In the Workplace – Ask #HR Bartender

HR Bartender

Last year marked the 50 th anniversary of the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA) , which prohibits discrimination against individuals 40 years of age or older. In a survey from AARP, nearly 2 out of 3 workers have experienced some form of age discrimination or age bias. Ageism is a huge issue for organizations, especially given today’s labor market. Today’s reader note is a long story, but given the statistics above, it’s one that I believe is happening more than we realize.


19 Recruiting Metrics You Should Know About

Analytics in HR

Recruiting metrics are an essential part of a data-driven hiring and recruitment analytics. However, if you would keep track of every recruiting metric you could find on the web, you’d have no time left to do actual recruiting! In this article, we’ll list the 17 most important ones for you. But first, let’s answer the question: What are recruiting metrics? What are recruiting metrics?


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Revamp Your Employee Training


Employee training and onboarding programs can easily become stale, boring, and out-of-date - which won’t stand a chance against companies with unique culture and training opportunities. Discover how to revamp your employe training program effectively! Read More. Culture and People


How Does Employee NPS Matter? The Ultimate Guide To eNPS.


There are many great companies, but not everyone becomes a ‘legendary brand’! Companies such as Google, Zappos,USAA, Lego and Costco are labelled as ‘legendary brands’ not because they have brought out the most amazing product or for the gigantic stock returns. Then, what did? It’s their obsession about the customer experience as well as employee experience! Their NPS score and Employee NPS scores are inspiring.


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.

Someone Needs to Hear This: Put More White Space on Your Calendar

HR Without Ego

We, as a society, have morphed into a celebration of busyness. Don’t believe me? Take a look at your calendar, and tell me how much white space there is…Now tell me how much peace vs. pressure you feel not to occupy the white space?


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How to Manage Better by Matching Leadership Style to Development Level

Workplace Psychology

“Oversupervising or undersupervising—that is, giving people. too much or too little direction—has a negative impact on people’s development. That’s why it’s so important to match leadership style to development level” (Blanchard, 2010, p. I was eating at a sandwich shop about a week ago. It was still too early for lunch but since I was hungry and they happened to be opened, I went inside.


10 Powerful Phrases to Include in a Cover Letter

HR Digest

The cover letter is the foundation of the job application. It’s the first contact between you and a potential employer. The cover letter decides who gets called in for an interview and who doesn’t. This is why it’s important to include powerful phrases that provide a glimpse of your job experience. Here is a list of ten powerful phrases you must include in your cover letter. All of us deserve to get a career that we truly believe and are passionate about.


Harnessing The Power Of Instagram

New to HR

There are strategies for everything out there and the sheer volume of information about what your business should be doing can feel overwhelming. But if there’s one strategy you want to get right, it’s your social media marketing. The real. The post Harnessing The Power Of Instagram appeared first on New To HR. Business


should I tell my boss about a screw-up that turned out okay, drinking at work events, and more

Ask a Manager

It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. Should I tell my boss about a big screw-up that turned out okay? I am not a perfect, rock-star employee, in large part because of ADHD that I didn’t get diagnosed until recently, but I am generally responsible and conscientious and always trying to humbly self-evaluate and improve. If we were assigning grades, I’d probably give myself a solid B-plus.


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!

Listening is the Most Important skill a Leader can have.

Brigette Hyacinth

Listening is the most important skill a leader can master. It is the basis of so many other skills and traits that make up a leader. However, it is a tough skill to master as it requires us to be more present, attentive, engaged, open and flexible. Good listening skills in this digital era, due to information overload and shortened attention span, is fast becoming an endangered species. Listening involves paying and making nonverbal cues, appropriate to what is being said.


Global Employer Brand and Diversity Recruitment Strategy at Amgen

Your HR Buddy

Bringing your employees stories to life is authentic content marketing at its best. Being real, meaningful, engaging and authentic.I can go on an on when I think of the Amgen‘s Employer Brand. They recently launched their Diversity recruiting activation (In My Code – [link] which I am so intrigued by. Would you like to. The post Global Employer Brand and Diversity Recruitment Strategy at Amgen appeared first on Your HR Buddy !!


Good leaders don’t try to be the smartest person in the room.

Brigette Hyacinth

It’s said there are two rules that should be accepted working under a boss. The rule no. 1 is the boss is always right. The rule number 2 states that if the boss is wrong, then, refer to the rule number 1. The fact is a manager may not be always right. Most people feel the need to be right all the time. I’ve seen strong companies fail at the hands of a boss who was unwilling to accept others’ skills and ideas.


Going to California

Everyday People

A few weeks ago I wrote about being a part of the “sandwich generation” where I have the privilege of taking care of my parents and also my kids (adults). We are all at different stages of life. My adults are just starting out their career while my wife and I are in the midst/latter stages of our career, and my parents are fully retired. Well, this past Friday, a new wrinkle presented itself which brought about a mix of excitement and sadness at the same time.


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.

OFCCP Proposes New Rule on Implementing Legal Requirements Regarding the EEO Clause’s Religious Exemptions

The OutSolve Blog

OFCCP seeks to provide direction for contractors that identify as religious corporations or religious educational organizations


State Legislatures Can Pressure Banks To Cut Ties With The Firearms Industry

Forbes Leadership Strategy

Since American taxpayers bailed out banks, surely it is our right to ask banks whether they lend to firearm manufacturers, ammunition producers and gun retailers. California and New York are in the vanguard of gun control legislation and in pressuring banks to cut ties with the firearm industry


EEOC Releases FAQ on EEO-1 Component 2 Reporting Non-Binary Gender Employees

The OutSolve Blog

Advice provided for employers who are collecting gender beyond male/female binary


Blood Pressure, One Of The Keys To Preventive Healthcare

Forbes Leadership Strategy

A group of researchers from the University of Toronto have come up with a way to measure blood pressure accurately using a smartphone camera and a procedure similar to taking a selfie. In the coming years, healthcare will be based on a pro-active approach, rather than waiting until we fall sick


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.

Race, Color or National Origin

The OutSolve Blog

From our friend Toni Ahl at EEO Advantage


Why Agile's Future Is Bright

Forbes Leadership Strategy

Most work can be improved by applying an Agile mindset


AI And Societal Impact - Addressing Large, Complex Unresolved Problems With AI

Forbes Leadership Strategy

A global population of 7.7 billion people across a huge landmass throws up a sizeable challenge when it comes to scalability. With many individual nations unable to serve their populations, public services need scalable intelligent technology-centric solutions. Artificial intelligence will address


Friendship and Leadership Are Easily Confused

Forbes Leadership Strategy

When entrepreneurs enter the corporate fold, they may need to check their feelings about friendship at the door


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!

Why It’s Becoming Harder To Innovate, And 2 Things To Make Innovation Easier

Forbes Leadership Strategy

The days of easily found problems and solutions are fading away. To create value, start digging deeper


Five Questions That Help Define Your Culture

Forbes Leadership Strategy

Mitchell believes that if he takes care of his people, they will, in turn, take care of the guests. When the guests are happy, they will take care of the company by coming back and telling their friends


Feelings Belong In The Workplace, In This Age Of Personalization

Forbes Leadership Strategy

When we do speak up individually—in big or small ways—we often get shut down and don’t feel safe to do so again


A Novel Program at VA Hospitals Uses An Old-World Tradition To Advance Patient Care

Forbes Leadership Strategy

The “My Life, My Story” program uses patient narratives to build a stronger connection and improve care between healthcare providers and their veteran patients


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.

Politics In Your Office And Why You Need A Code Of Conduct

Forbes Leadership Strategy

Recently Google issued new workplace guidelines that include, "While sharing information and ideas with colleagues helps build community, disrupting the workday to have a raging debate over politics or the latest news story does not. Our primary responsibility is to do the work we've each been h


Companies Should Fear Trump’s ‘Emergency’ Powers

Forbes Leadership Strategy

companies investing or trading in China should fear Donald Trump using the International Emergency Economic Powers Act