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

PeopleDoc

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.

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

Tsheets

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.

Does Your Workforce Have the Talent DNA for the Digital Future?

With the increasing adoption of automation and data-driven technologies, the workforce is changing rapidly — regardless of whether we’re prepared to face it. Keeping up with the velocity of change is vital to success, and that means building digital readiness into the DNA of your organization so your workforce is ready to face an uncertain and constantly changing future.

Qualified candidates per hire: By location and business function

Workable

How many qualified candidates do you need exactly in order to make an informed hiring decision?

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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.

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6 Simple Ways to Improve Internal Communications in the Workplace

SocialChorus

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

The rise of diversity and inclusion tech as a market segment

Oleeo

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

Namely

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

2020 Report: The Future of HR

Paycor asked more than 500 leaders of medium and small businesses to talk about the present and future of HR. Download the guide and see what they said. Their responses will surprise you!

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

Workology

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?

SuccessFactors

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.

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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.

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.

How to Activate Employee Voice to Create and Sustain a Speak Up Culture

This whitepaper details how leaders can shift into an ‘action mindset’ that allows for growth and change at every level of your organization. Speak Up cultures promote productivity, improve retention efforts, and create positive employee engagement.

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

Replicon

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

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4 Ways BookedOut Makes Event Management Easy

Shiftgig

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.

Building A Life Of Meaning And Value

SuccessFactors

“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.

The Art of Selecting Candidate Pre-Hire Assessments

Speaker: Melissa Dobbins, Founder & CEO, Career.Place

At the core of successful hiring practices is the fair and accurate evaluation of skills, abilities, knowledge and other criteria for a job. One powerful method to do this is through psychometric assessments. The right assessments used in the right way provide objective evaluation of criteria that are far more accurate than interviews alone. Unfortunately, choosing the wrong assessments or using assessments in the wrong way can lead to bad choices, biases, and even discriminatory practices that violate compliance standards.

EEOC: Applicants’ Religious Beliefs Must Be Considered

SHRM Resources

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

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.

Webinar: Cutting Through the Clutter in Healthcare Communications

SocialChorus

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.

3 steps to build trust and respect in the workplace

Insperity

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.

Recognition and Rewards Buyers Guide

Recognition and rewards are an integral part of your company’s employee experience. So, it’s critical to get a platform that fits your company culture on the first try. Check out this guide to understand what questions to ask before finding a new Recognition & Rewards platform.

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.

Playing the Long Game Where Inbound Recruitment is Your MVP

Vsource.io

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.

How can Internal Communication Be Improved in the Workplace

SocialChorus

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

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MTA fare increases announced, effective April 21, 2019

Benefit Resource Inc.

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) Board voted on February 27, 2019 to increase fares and tolls. The new tolls take effect March 31, 2019 and the new fares take effect April 21, 2019. Highlights from the proposal are below. For New York City Transit, MaBSTOA, Staten Island Railway, MTA Bus. Unlimited, weekly and monthly passes. Unlimited Ride MetroCard: Increase the price of unlimited ride cards: 7-Day Unlimited Ride MetroCard increases from $32 to $33.

Year in Review: Talent Acquisition in 2019 & the 2020 Impact

The year 2019 in talent acquisition was full of key learnings and insights that you can leverage in order to start 2020 ahead of the recruiting pack. This report walks you through core trends to continuously examine as you plan your recruiting strategy for 2020 and beyond.