Thu.Feb 28, 2019

Praise and Feedback Aren’t the Same Thing

The People Equation

As a foodie, I love all kinds of mash-ups. From bacon apple pie to mac and cheese quesadillas it’s stimulating to creatively pair ingredients in unexpected ways. But when it comes to leadership communication, combining certain types of information within the same conversation is a recipe for disaster. To illustrate, let’s use a fictitious member of your team, “Jim,” as an example. Suppose that Jim works remotely, and you have a video call with him this afternoon to go through a few items.

5 productivity killers that get in the way of strategic HR activities


The job of HR is dynamic and multi-faceted. HR professionals need to be psychologists, coaches, people people and numbers people. They need legal acumen, marketing chops, and technology savvy. Then, there’s the strategic elements of HR.

How the evolution of the workweek affects the future of the workplace


If you’re a full-time employee, chances are you work a five-day, 40-hour week — the classic grind.

To Retain Your Workforce, Show Your Appreciation

Cornerstone On Demand

Companies around the country are preparing to celebrate Employee Appreciation day on March 1, and celebrating this day in a meaningful way is more pressing than ever.

Compliance Continuity: Monthly Guidance to Sustain Your Organization's Wellbeing

Natural disasters can result in evacuations, work stoppages, and other disruptions for your employees. With advanced planning, employee benefits can help sustain the overall wellbeing of your workforce before, during, and after a natural disaster.

How Should HR Respond to Federal Marijuana Legalization?

SHRM Resources

Ron Wyden, D-Ore., introduced legislation in February to make marijuana use legal under federal law. Currently 10 states and Washington D.C., allow for recreational marijuana use and 33 states and D.C. have legalized medical marijuana use.

More Trending

EEOC: Applicants’ Religious Beliefs Must Be Considered

SHRM Resources

A recent settlement agreement between United Parcel Service (UPS) and the U.S.

Financial Planning 101: Four Strategies for Young Professionals


For many young professionals, financial planning can feel daunting. Here are a few ideas that are easy (and may even be offered through your employer). Read on about four things to consider when undertaking your financial planning.

AI, Algorithms, and Who Owns the Outcome (Video)

HR Examiner

Video with full transcript. A talk by John Sumser At Google with a follow up Discussion Panel. Presenter & Moderator: John Sumser. Panelist: Richard Rosenow, Head of People Analytics for Facebook. Panelist: Derek Zeller, Director of Recruiting Solutions for Engage Talent.

Video 103

6 Simple Ways to Improve Internal Communications in the Workplace


In our recent ebook, Communications Leaders of Change 2019 , we learned lessons from top internal communications programs and their best practices.

Implementing Technology in TA for the Win: An Agile Approach

Speaker: Denise Dresler, Director of Talent Acquisition, Avature

What was once traditionally used only in the software industry is making its way to the recruiting and talent acquisition space: agile methodologies. Join Denise Dresler, Talent Acquisition Director at Avature, where she will be discussing how to take this nontraditional approach of agile talent acquisition and effectively incorporate it into your hiring processes.

The rise of diversity and inclusion tech as a market segment


Earlier this month, RedThread Research and Mercer combined on a far-reaching report about the rise of D&I technology , ultimately determining it was a $100M market segment.

How to Convince Your Boss to Send You to an HR Conference


Conferences provide a unique experience, helping professionals to stay up on emerging trends, network with peers, and hear from industry experts.

HR and Recruiting Pros Are Invited to Social Siesta at #SXSW


For the last nine years, I’ve hosted the Siesta Siesta Happy Hour designed for a meeting place for HR and recruiting professionals to connect and network away from the crazy and crowds during SXSW. Workology is the art and science of work, HR and recruitment. Join the resource revolution. HR SXSW

People Vs. Machine: Where Do We Fit In The Future Of Tech?


Artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning (ML), deep learning, robotic process automation (RPA), and other types of automation and their underlying technologies are reaching unprecedented levels of advancement and adoption. Digital transformation is one of the key business issues in 2019.

AON 113

Why (and How) to Switch to a New HR & Payroll Platform

Not all HR & payroll is the same, but it can look pretty similar. If your current platform isn’t meeting your needs, let us walk you through how to differentiate between providers and give you some tips on how to select a platform that works best for your business.

Replicon Wins Silver in 2019 Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service


REDWOOD CITY, CA & LAS VEGAS, NV — February 28, 2019 — Congratulations to Replicon’s Customer Service team, which has won a silver Stevie Award for Customer Service Department of the Year (category: Computer Software — 100 or More Employees). The 13th Annual Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service are high honors for recognizing […]. The post Replicon Wins Silver in 2019 Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service appeared first on Replicon.

Management hierarchies: are they still necessary in the workplace?

HR Zone

Change. Do we still need hierarchies in the workplace


4 Ways BookedOut Makes Event Management Easy


Since its’ acquisition by Shiftgig in 2016, BookedOut has been one of the leading cloud-based platforms in the experiential marketing and event industries. It was developed specifically with marketers and talent managers in mind to help streamline day-to-day activities.

Difficult Customers? Read this Customer Retention Blog Review.

Babette Ten Haken - Human Capital & Industrial IoT

We all experience difficult customers, from time to time. When we only have one customer as our “one and only” customer, well, things become challenging. It seems like we are continuously wrestling with big hairy issues and little annoying ones.

Wage Growth: The Last Employer Holdout to Attract Candidates

You get a job perk! And You get a job perk! Everyone gets job perks! While these perks may have helped get that stellar candidate’s foot in the door, this dynamic of severely low unemployment combined with a historically high job open rate continues with no immediate end in sight. Employers will do well to zero in on one lever many have been avoiding pulling: the almighty salary increase.

Protect Your Employees After a Natural Disaster with an EAP

ACI Specialty Benefits

ACI SVP of Marketing/IT Tim Mutrie is a frequent conference speaker and media contributor. See his recent feature below, originally published in Next Concept HR Magazine.

3 steps to build trust and respect in the workplace


From fostering a leadership team with humility to confronting brutal facts, it’s not easy to take your business to the next level. However, when you really look at it, it all comes down to trust and respect in the workplace. In the book Good to Great, author Jim Collins set out to identify how to turn a mediocre, or good, company into a great one. The importance of trust and respect was a major theme of his conclusion.

Webinar: Cutting Through the Clutter in Healthcare Communications


LIVE WEBINAR. Wednesday, March 27, 2019 | 10 AM PT/ 1 PM ET . Healthcare industry veterans share insider secrets to think outside the email inbox. Learn how to engage busy clinicians at the bedside, healthcare providers on the go, and overwhelmed business staff who suffer from information overload.

Playing the Long Game Where Inbound Recruitment is Your MVP

As recruiters, we always try to think long-term. We work hard to nurture a candidate pipeline and hope that those who make it through the hiring process will stay the course. But while a solid pool of candidates to draw from is essential, sourcing those candidates can be time-consuming.

5 Culture Trends for 2019

As we approach 2019, major shifts in the work environment will continue to affect the ways companies do business. Companies that are looking to attract, engage, and retain top talent should leverage these trends to create workplaces where employees thrive.

Part 2 of Ghosting in the Workplace: The Employer’s Influence

Close HR Connections News & Insights

One of the most common People Management issues to arise within the past year or so is what we call “ghosting in the workplace.” For companies, that particularly means candidate ghosting. That’s the decision a candidate or new employee makes to intentionally not communicate with an employer.

Building A Life Of Meaning And Value


“The great paradox of our time is that many of us are busy and bored at the same time. While running from one event to the next, we wonder in our innermost selves if anything is really happening.” ” – Henri Nouwen. Nouwen’s observation is abundantly true to many of us.

How can Internal Communication Be Improved in the Workplace


In our recent ebook, Communications Leaders of Change 2019 , we learned lessons from top internal communications programs and their best practices.

eBook 70

Put out Burnout: How to Reduce Stress for Employees

Effortless HR

Your employees start to feel burned out when the stress of their jobs goes on for too long. Many factors can lead to your employees feeling burned out.

Insight into Attracting and Retaining Top Talent

Discover how more than 4,100 employers are addressing benefits and workforce challenges, and how you can take competitive action to attract and retain talent, boost employee engagement, and promote organizational wellbeing.