Sat.Oct 17, 2020

Do You Know The People You Are Recognizing?


When you want to give recognition to your employees, it’s vital to know their recognition preferences. Recognition is mostly an intangible expression of acknowledgment and valuing of an individual or a team, their positive behaviors, personal effort, or contributions.

If Work Is Becoming Too Much To Handle, What Are Your Options?

New to HR

Sometimes the stress that we feel at work can become overwhelming. When this happens, it’s important that you understand your options so that you don’t. The post If Work Is Becoming Too Much To Handle, What Are Your Options? appeared first on New To HR. Personal Growth

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Tips to Make the Process of Becoming a U.S. Citizen Smooth

Take It Personel-ly

The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services, or USCIS, has some of the best tips to become a citizen of the United States. There are a few important things that a person must learn about these services to ensure that they get their application approved.

How a Criminal Record Affects Your Employment and What You Can Do About It

Career Metis

In today’s economic climate, and with social distancing and masking mandated by the pandemic, searching for a job is stressful enough without having a criminal record.

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.

weekend open thread – October 17-18, 2020

Ask a Manager

The site has been down for maintenance but I’m hoping we’re good to go now. 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.


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How To: Build Meaningful Relationships with Your Students Virtually or In-Person

Emergenetics International

For some kids, teachers may be one of the few constants that they can depend on. Their teacher is there for them every day and serves as a steady, guiding light in their lives. In my previous role as an assistant principal, when kids were in an elevated state, I would ask them to identify […].

New Study Shows The Benefits Of Doing Good Deeds

Thrive Global

Previous studies have suggested that people who engage in helping others are happier and have better mental and physical health than those who don’t spend as much time helping others. During hard times such as the pandemic, a body of research suggests that helping gestures assuage worry and concern. Often during emergencies and crises, people start performing acts of kindness at random.

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Top Training Management System Features: Training Reporting Capabilities to Better Understand and Interpret Your Data

Training Orchestra

In our Training Management System Features blog series, we’re exploring the key features needed to ease the complexity and optimize these core training back-office processes: Operations and logistics, scheduling and resource management, financial performance and budget planning, reporting, and sales cycle management.

Part 3: When Work became a Job.

Sergio Caredda

Our Ultimate Quest for the Meaning of started with a Brief History of Work , where I tried to analyse the evolution of the meaning of work across time, with a specific focus on western culture.

Paycor CFO Survey: The State of American Business in 2021

In Paycor’s latest survey, more than 2,000 Finance and HR leaders told us about their plans for 2021. Download the survey for actionable insights and tips.

Moodle VS Paradiso LMS: Who is Leading the Race


Introduction. Today’s business world is highly crowded and competitive. Every organisation is striving hard to find an ideal market strategy and is continuously probing for an ideal LMS for their internal training and overall organizational growth.

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Ask a Manager

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3 New Scientific Studies Say, “Mask Up!”

Thrive Global

Three new scientific studies published this month show that the COVID-19 virus can spread in more ways than we once knew. Research from various parts of the world considered three separate factors in each study: low humidity, public restrooms and airborne dust.

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Performance Appraisal & Rewards in Response to COVID-19

HR Digest

Most organizations don’t have a playbook to pull through the ongoing public health crisis. A pandemic of this scale has not emerged in many countries in well over 100 years (i.e. Spanish flu).

9 Warning Signs Your Employees Need Language Training

Most global companies are diverse in perspectives, backgrounds, and yes, language. Language barriers can compound existing communication problems, often resulting in business losses. Learn the 9 warning signs your employees need language training today!

One routine at a time

Thrive Global

COVID-19 has created a state of restless fear for many. The fact that we do not know what the future holds—for ourselves; for our families, friends and colleagues; or for our residents and members—is driving a lot of us to put our lives on pause. We are waiting for answers before we move forward. But what happens when we put our lives or businesses on pause? Nothing. So, what can we do? We are in the middle of a pandemic. Right?

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Shaping Performance & Rewards in Response to COVID-19

HR Digest

Most organizations don’t have a playbook to pull through the ongoing public health crisis. A pandemic of this scale has not emerged in many countries in well over 100 years (i.e. Spanish flu).

Rise Above the Noise

Thrive Global

Rising Above the Noise. It seems as if this past week has been the longest one in an awfully long time. In a year filled with long weeks for one reason or another, this one felt truly taxing. Staring down at some of life’s challenges this week, I took out my well-worn copy of the Tao Te Ching.

Employee Apps

Strategic HCM

I quite often post here on the digital workplace and if you're interested in this (and you should be), you may well be interested in this new report on Employee Apps that I was working on over the Summer as an associate for ClearBox.

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!

How losing what I thought was everything in 2008 reminded me I will get through 2020.

Thrive Global

I’m going to start by saying this—You Are Enough. In the middle of April, I started a community initiative ‘ find your power in the middle of chaos ‘ as news of a pandemic wreaked havoc onto the lives of many. It wasn’t my intention to start a movement of any kind, all I knew at that time as I still do now, was that I needed to do my part.

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What Is Happening In Nagorno-Karabakh?

Forbes Leadership Strategy

During the final days of September 2020, media outlets reported on the escalation of a conflict in Nagorno-Karabakh. Policy /policy Business /business Policy /policy Leadership /leadership Leadership Strategy /leadership-strategy Business


Thrive Global

Honestly, we can all say that 2020 has been a very interesting year, to say the least. We have seen our lives interrupted, we have been forced to change the way we do life, and we have witnessed the world come to a screeching halt. As we are now embarking upon the fourth quarter of 2020, I hope that you have not embraced the toxic cancel culture mindset of many. The reality is that our lives have been inconvenienced but our lives have not been canceled.

What Is Happening With Solar Energy?

Forbes Leadership Strategy

According to the International Energy Agency’s World Energy Outlook 2020, photovoltaic solar energy is already the cheapest source of electricity in history. We are not talking about the future, but about the present, about current installations.

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.

Rachel Sheerin: How To Be Great At Sales Without Seeming Salesy

Thrive Global

Whether right or wrong, I think it’s what most people perceive and perception is 100% reality — no sense in fighting it or arguing semantics.

5 Compelling Reasons Not To Hire An Executive Coach

Forbes Leadership Strategy

If you’re wondering about hiring a coach, here are five good reasons not to. Leadership Strategy /leadership-strategy Leadership /leadership Leadership Strategy /leadership-strategy leadership

The Most Important Speech YOU will Ever Give

Thrive Global

Have you ever had to deliver a eulogy? I believe a eulogy is the hardest… most emotional speech you will EVER have to deliver.

Post Pandemic: How Must Colleges And Universities Reinvent Themselves?

Forbes Leadership Strategy

We’re all being disrupted right now because of the pandemic. But I think it’s fair to say that higher education has been forced to change more than anyone else. Many of these changes have been fiercely debated for years. And then suddenly, boom. It’s done and they’ve had to adapt. But what's next?

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!

An Urgent Need for Funny Cat Videos

Thrive Global

Cross posted at Change Your Mind Change Your Life and I’ve been picking up a shift in people’s moods recently.

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Why We Lie, And The Neuroscience Behind It

Forbes Leadership Strategy

We are liars. All of us. We lie to save face, to avoid hurting other people’s feelings, to impress others, to shirk responsibility, to hide misdeeds, as a social lubricant, to prevent conflict, to get out of work, and many more reasons. And we lie a lot.

He Taught Me To Be Fearless. Then I Taught Our Kids.

Thrive Global

I met my husband, Dean R. Wellington, when I was twenty-three years of age. Two years later, we were married. He stole my heart from the very first evening we happened upon each other. And as the story goes, he told his sister that same night that “he had just met his wife.”