Fri.Jun 26, 2020

4 ways that companies can be truly inclusive

CultureIQ

By Jawaun Brown. Skyrocketing public and political support of the Black Lives Matter movement has created an urgent effort among companies to look inwards and ask themselves what they can do to be a part of the solution.

Five Key Aspects of Emotional Intelligence for Recruiters

Engage2Excel

I n the face of any social or economic upheaval, you'll usually find a slew of articles urging recruiters to use emotional intelligence (EI) in difficult times. While this is true, EI is always crucial in recruiting.

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Sharita Hanley Pivots to Her Dream Career as a Writer Amid the Coronavirus Crisis: A Candidate Success Story

Intoo USA

Sharita Hanley always loved writing—so much so that she served as president of an International English Honor society as an undergraduate at Spelman College. But at the time she received her bachelor’s degree, many large publications were conducting layoff, and writing jobs were scarce.

How to Convince Your Boss to Let You Keep Working Remotely Post-COVID

The Muse

If this unexpected remote work experiment has shown or confirmed to you that you’d prefer to work from home, there are steps you can take to try to make it permanent. Getting Ahead

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Leverage Powerful Data, More Actionable Plan for Better Workforce Engagement

Engagement surveys deliver volumes of data, but leaders often need a path to actionable insights. How do leading survey platforms help to build better employee engagement? Explore Gallagher's latest whitepaper to leverage data with insights that work.

50 creative intranet launch ideas

ThoughtFarmer

Updated June 26th, 2020. A new intranet can significantly improve your workplace; but that success isn’t going to happen on its own. To ensure the success of your intranet you need a focused, dedicated, and creative intranet launch strategy.

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Announcing: Workable Connector for ADP Workforce Now®

Workable

Beginning June 23rd, we’re thrilled to announce the release of the Workable Connector for ADP Workforce Now ®. The new, seamless integration can help customers of both platforms hire and onboard new employees – and faster, too.

“Discrimination Against LGBTQ Workers is Illegal” Rules Supreme Court

Stratus

The Supreme Court recently ruled that sex discrimination, as outlined in Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, also prohibits discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity.

3 Ways to Improve Processes to Make Up for Lost Revenue Due to COVID-19

Quickbase

Earnings in the first quarter of 2020 took an enormous hit as companies worked to adapt and respond to the coronavirus pandemic , whether or not companies were ever forced to shut down.

5 Ways You Can Help Improve Employee Satisfaction

Effortless HR

Do you ever get the feeling your employees are not happy with their jobs? Maybe you are dealing with high turnover at your company? Or, maybe your team could be more productive? If you have unhappy employees, you obviously risk losing valuable staff.

How To Create A 100% Virtual Onboarding Experience

Speaker: Workbright

Are you struggling with virtual onboarding? Whether you are making the switch to remote work or biding your time until you can get back to the office–you need a solution that works. Check out our webinar on Thursday, May 20th at 2 PM E.T. to learn more!

When it Comes to Hiring, Choose Affirmative Action

A Slice of HR

I am a white person. ,So So white that people used to tell me I looked like Laura Ingalls as a kid. ,So So white that you can see my veins through my skin. ,So

Summer is here … let’s just keep working?

Business Management Daily

Summer is officially here, but many professionals plan to keep their noses to the grindstone, new research from global staffing firm Robert Half shows. Blame the coronavirus pandemic and all the workplace upheaval it has caused.

5 Ways to Navigate the Shifting Labor Market and Emerge Stronger

Select International

Recovery is coming. However, with so many drivers of change converging at the same time, it’s going to be difficult for organizations to manage their talent systems. So, it’s important to determine if your organization is positioned to get back to business better. Back to Business Better

Employee Engagement Strategy: “3 Ways to Improve Employee Engagement in Your Organization” by Marie Johnson

The Incentive Solutions News blog

Employee Engagement Strategy: Improving Work with Marie Johnson. Incentive Rewards. Our Incentive rewards inspire motivation in your participants and produce the most ROI for your brand. Choose from online rewards or gift and debit card rewards. Incentive Programs.

What Is the Top HR Priority in 2021? Attracting and Retaining Talent

The war for talent is heating up. The 2021 Gallagher Workforce Trends Report: People & Organizational Wellbeing Strategy provides a data-driven approach to total rewards, helping you attract and retain a competitive workforce and drive organizational success.

7 Steps To Successfully Manage Your Business Through the COVID-19 Pandemic

Take It Personel-ly

The business environment is facing a challenge unlike any it has seen before. Managers are faced with decisions and restrictions that make operations difficult, if not impossible, at their previous levels.

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Using data, accountability to make the D&I difference

HRExecutive

Editor’s note: This is the third in a series related to diversity and inclusion around remote employee strategies and priorities for HR leaders. *.

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DoorDash, Uber Eats Sued for Misclassifying Workers

SHRM Resources

Two popular on-demand food delivery services have been sued in California for allegedly misclassifying delivery workers as independent contractors, in violation of state law. Employment Contracts Talent Acquisition Compliance Employment Law

Are we about to see a mass exodus of female workers?

HRExecutive

While joyful reports of unexpected work-from-home productivity abound for some employers during the COVID-19 pandemic, new research found that, for many working women, the situation is far from a dream scenario.

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How To Create A 100% Virtual Onboarding Experience

Speaker: David Secunda, CEO, WorkBright

Are you struggling with virtual on-boarding? Whether you are making the switch to remote work or biding your time until you can get back to the office–you need a solution that works. Check out our webinar on Thursday, August 19th at 2 PM E.T. for more information.

Ask Madison: Should I expand my rewards and recognition program to include contractors?

Madison

Changing the Traditional Rewards and Recognition Program. The workforce is evolving and the structure of the employee population in many organizations may very likely be dramatically shifting.

Three Best Practices for Maintaining OKR Alignment

Betterworks

OKRs provide a way for organizations to focus their effort around the same important initiative. This alignment is a core concept to OKRs. In fact, it is the golden ticket to OKR success. But alignment isn’t something you can set and forget.

Trivie Raises $5 Million Series A for Learning Assessment

LAROCQUE

Trivie announced a $5 Million Series A to assess employee knowledge and then reinforce learning through gamification. Source: Trivie Secures $5 Million Series A Financing to Expand Knowledge Retention Platform.

‘HRE’ wins 6 excellence in journalism awards

HRExecutive

Human Resource Executive ® is a national and regional award winner in the 2020 Azbee Awards of Excellence–earning gold, silver and bronze awards across several categories.

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Explore a Roadmap to Pay Equity for Organizations Like Yours

The national conversation around pay equity has never been so hot. As employees push for better transparency, organizations are assessing and addressing pay gaps. Explore Gallagher's whitepaper, Pay Equity: The Time Is Now, to discover key insights.

Humanly Raises $800K Seed for Its Conversational Recruiting AI

LAROCQUE

Humanly announced an $800K Seed Round for its Conversational Recruiting AI.

weekend open thread – June 27-28, 2020

Ask a Manager

This comment section is open for any non-work-related discussion you’d like to have with other readers, by popular demand. Here are the rules for the weekend posts. Book recommendation of the week: Perfect Little World , by Kevin Wilson.

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The Healing Power of Redemption

Thrive Global

The growing movement sparked by the outrage over George Floyd’s murder — and countless others, including Breonna Taylor and Ahmaud Arbery — has led to a long overdue reckoning with racism in our country. Symbols that were once celebrated are being rightly taken down.

Meet the Student Winners of the National Financial Literacy Bee

EverFi - HR

During April’s Financial Literacy Month, EVERFI partnered with 27 financial institutions to launch the first-annual National Financial Literacy Bee, a digital learning challenge that enabled high school students to learn about important financial literacy concepts ranging from budgeting and saving to employment and income, investing, and insurance.

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