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.

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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.

COVID-19 Return to Workplace Guide: Reopening Facilities Following a Pandemic

Download the Gallagher Better WorksSM Insights COVID-19 report for information, new survey results and resources to help you recognize opportunities, minimize risk and confidently navigate the challenging road ahead.

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.

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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


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


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.

Get a Better Handle on Your Remote Workforce

During these uncertain times, more employees are working remotely than ever before. Form I-9 completion for remote employees can be particularly challenging for HR teams. Download this eBook from Equifax Workforce Solutions to help navigate offsite Form I-9 compliance.

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.

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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.

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.

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.

ABCs of Data Normalization for B2B Marketers

Data normalization. It’s not a far stretch to suggest that the topic isn’t exactly what gets marketers excited in their day-to-day workflow. However, if lead generation, reporting, and measuring ROI is important to your marketing team, then data normalization matters - a lot. In this eBook, we’ll break down the ins and outs of data normalization and review why it’s so critical for your marketing strategies and goals!

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

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.

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.

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.

How to Keep Employees Engaged and Connected in the New Normal of Remote Working

Speaker: Elena Valentine, CEO, Skill Scout

The way we conduct work has completely changed. Before the pandemic, remote working or a few work from home days were allowed for certain employees. Now, remote working is our new normal. We have had to align our business to make sure that our employees are productive and have the necessary resources to succeed. But, did we make sure that they still feel connected with the rest of their team? Join Elena Valentine, CEO of Skill Scout, to learn how to make employee engagement a top priority even when everyone is working remotely.

A Career Choice is a Life Choice: Adam Polselli of Dropbox


Adam Polselli took his degree in Film and Video Studies to San Francisco and earned his position as a Design Director at Dropbox , a tech company obsessed with making work better for people. He shared his career wisdom in our quick Q&A Session this week. Adam Polselli, Design Director at Dropbox.

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Management hierarchies: are they still necessary in the workplace?

HR Zone

Change. Do we still need hierarchies in the workplace


EEOC: Applicants’ Religious Beliefs Must Be Considered

SHRM Resources

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

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.

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Why Smoking Costs Employers More Than They Realize

Your employees are smoking, and at a cost of $7,000 per year for each employee who smokes, that adds up - fast! This free report will show you how an effective cessation program pays for itself.

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.

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.

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.

Over half of UK workers trust HR to serve their interests


Just 9% of respondents to a new CIPHR survey said their experience of HR was ‘poor’. More than half of UK employees regard HR as a trusted partner according to new research by CIPHR, which surveyed more than 1,400 full-time employees to better understand their satisfaction with HR departments.

100% Remote Onboarding: Group Demonstration

Speaker: David Secunda, CEO, WorkBright

Join WorkBright on Thursday, June 24th to get a first hand look at how a 100% remote onboarding process works using their system. They'll cover a few of the new COVID-19 related legislation changes and how they can be easily facilitated with their platform.