Wed.Mar 25, 2020

Key People Metrics to Monitor While Responding to a Crisis

Visier

Join an open forum discussion on March 26, 2020 at 9am PST / 12pm EST / 4pm GMT for insights on how to use analytics during the stages of a pandemic. Share your ideas and hear from experts in the industry to learn what others are doing to take action. . This unprecedented challenge to our society has forced us all to rethink how we approach business as usual. .

How Managers Can Strengthen Team Connections During Times of Change

Ultimate Software

We’re living in a time of unprecedented change, but even under more “normal” circumstances, transformation and uncertainty are foundational to business (and life). Whether navigating challenging circumstances like the COVID-19 pandemic or positive ones like unprecedented periods of growth, managers have the ability to proactively strengthen team connections during times of change. Here are some tips to help keep your team engaged, even amid the most turbulent situations.

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Announcing The Employee Experience Revolution: A Manifesto

Kazoo

There’s no question — even before the recent health crisis upended our work culture, we’ve been heading for a revolution in the workplace. We’re undergoing a true employee experience revolution.

Moving to a Remote Work Model: Revisit the Basics to Stay on Track

Allegis Global Solutions

As organizations step up to fight the spread of COVID-19, people whose jobs can be performed remotely suddenly find themselves working from home. But the shift from onsite to remote work creates unexpected challenges. Technical issues create new demands while virtual arrangements influence other aspects of business: the way teams work together, how leaders and managers guide their organizations, and the way vital relationships are forged and maintained. Industry Trends

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.

Work disrupted, education disrupted

Bersin with Deloitte

Posted by Robin Jones on March 25, 2020. The pace of disruption caused by digital technologies in virtually every business sector is accelerating as AI and robotics gain ground in the enterprise. Cloud, mobile, and social computing have already driven workplace changes that have made the skills gap a pressing issue for managers. The rise of cognitive technologies adds urgency to the challenge of ensuring that employees have the talent and skills needed to create value.

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Video interview tips for candidates

Workable

Great, the company where you applied for your dream job about a week ago just replied and wants to schedule a… wait, what? Did they say “video interview”? Video interviews are becoming a popular method among companies that want to evaluate candidates remotely.

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COVID-19 – In these challenging times, What’s a Small Business to Do?

Effortless HR

Welcome to 2020!!! Who would have thought that this year would bring such a major crisis to our door – but, it is here and we all have to deal with it. We will get through it – but it may take some time and effort in order to come out safely on the other side of this crisis.

Nearly 75 Percent of Employers Are Not Maximizing Use of This Communications Channel During COVID-19

exaqueo

Are organizations communicating about COVID-19’s impact on hiring and the candidate experience? The exaqueo team reviewed 50 career websites of some of the largest employers in the United States to find out.

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Business Planning During COVID-19: Tips from Financial Experts

Justworks

Many business owners and their teams are thinking strategically about how they can augment their work to accommodate a new reality in light of the current COVID-19 pandemic. According to experts, it’s important to think strategically about your business’ financials too.

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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!

New Unemployment Claims Soar to 3.28 Million

SHRM Resources

The number of U.S. workers filing for new unemployment benefits for the week ending March 21 shot up to 3.28 million, rocketing past the previous week's total of 281,000 and resulting from a nationwide shutdown tied to the coronavirus pandemic.

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Business Planning During COVID-19: Tips from Financial Experts

Justworks

Many business owners and their teams are thinking strategically about how they can augment their work to accommodate a new reality in light of the current COVID-19 pandemic. According to experts, it’s important to think strategically about your business’ financials too.

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How Oleeo is keeping recruitment going despite the Coronavirus restrictions

Oleeo

The ongoing Coronavirus pandemic has resulted in talent acquisition needing to be proactive and take measures early to protect all stakeholders. Recruiters must act with the best course of action based on the information they receive to keep all involved healthy, remove any burden on our healthcare system, and protect the most vulnerable among us. Here’s some of the changes I’ve embedded in my role as Head of Talent Acquisition at Oleeo

Dealing with acidic attitudes: Help for your managers

HR Morning

Every workplace has negative people who erode morale. They’re not always easy to pick out of a crowd, but they can do an amazing amount of damage over time. Most of the time, these folks don’t make the big mistakes that call attention to themselves.

Preparing for the Workplace of the Future: HR’s Role

Speaker: Robin Schooling, Managing Partner, HR + People Strategy, Peridus Group

Join Robin Schooling, Managing Partner, HR + People Strategy with Peridus Group, to learn what you can do now to prepare yourself and your organization for the future workplace while simultaneously solidifying HR’s impact as a strategic and influential leader for business success

what can you do if your employer is violating shelter-in-place orders?

Ask a Manager

A reader writes: I haven’t been able to figure out the answer to this question. What are employees supposed to do if their employer is violating state shelter-in-place rules? Our state is under a shelter-in place advisory as of noon today, and all non-essential businesses have been ordered to close their facilities.

HR self-care: The new norm in the age of COVID-19

HR Morning

During these challenging times, it’s important that HR leaders remain physically and mentally healthy, and yet, they are the first ones to forget to add themselves into the equation of corporate and personal wellness.

here’s what an unemployment benefits worker wants you to know

Ask a Manager

Here’s some advice from someone who works in an unemployment office: Saw your post from earlier this week encouraging people to file for unemployment benefits if their hours are cut due to the national emergency. I work at the unemployment office in my state, and just wanted to say thanks for your advice – it is accurate! However, I’d also like to say that we are seeing unprecedented numbers of people filing due to shut-downs, and we are overwhelmed.

Working from home during Covid-19 crisis? Essentials you may need…

Take It Personel-ly

Are you working from home now due to the Covid-19 crisis? Here is some things to consider as you set up a home office environment and determine what you need to get the job done. An Evaluation of your Home Office First and foremost, evaluate your home situation and space requirements. Do you have a […].

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.

Video Interviewing Helps Recruiters Hire Remotely While Social Distancing

ApplicantStack

Updated March 26, 2020. Video interviewing is helping essential businesses interview candidates during the coronavirus pandemic. Recruiters and Job Applicants are Working Remotely. Recruiters can interview candidates while working from home.

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Eight Tried and Tested Tips on How to Work from Home

Replicon

Whether you’re a work-from-home veteran or a remote work rookie, it’s never too late for some good advice. With record numbers of employees shifting to remote work in light of the COVID-19 coronavirus, here are some top tips on telecommuting that will help you stay productive wherever you may be.

Hiring During the Coronavirus Pandemic: 3 Ways to Compete With Amazon and Walmart

ApplicantStack

If you are an HR director , it’s boom or bust right now when it comes to talent management. Essential businesses are in a hiring frenzy. Others, regrettably, are laying off or furloughing workers. We hope you are in the former category.

can I ask coworkers not to talk about coronavirus, wolf whistle ring tone, and more

Ask a Manager

It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. My boss wants me to push my crew harder — but then he undermines me. My boss is always pressuring me to push my crew harder and enforce rules with more diligence.

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.

Why Gift Cards Make the Best Employee Rewards

Bonusly

There’s always that one person on your Christmas list who’s like, “Honestly, just some gift cards would be great.”. I mean, agreed. ?. After all, instead of receiving a cool but not-exactly-your-style gift, having the choice to pick out whatever you want? I would prefer that any day. So when we think about rewards in the workplace, gift cards are a no-brainer. As the most prevalent award type, the gift card industry is booming, with U.S. companies spending $24 billion annually on gift cards.

What Is My State Unemployment Tax Rate?

Patriot Software

Running payroll means staying on top of your employment tax responsibilities. In addition to withholding income and payroll taxes from employee wages, you must contribute employer taxes. Unlike some other taxes, state unemployment taxes do not have a standard rate. Read on to answer, What is my state unemployment tax rate? About state unemployment tax […]. The post What Is My State Unemployment Tax Rate? appeared first on Patriot Software. Payroll

DOL issues new COVID-19 guidance. Plus, six can’t-miss FREE webinars for HR. And another Friday chat with me.

The Employer Handbook

License to use Creative Commons Zero – CC0 – Pikrepo.com. I can’t help but notice that many of you are confused about the Families First Coronavirus Response Act. A few of you with whom I have communicated have been getting different answers to the same question from different employment lawyers. And I know how frustrating that can be. Today, I want to help clear up some confusion for you. More guidance from the DOL.

5 Tips for Happy Family Relationships

KCC Business Psychology

Creating a Happy Family is an Investment. Family relationships can be some of the most challenging and most rewarding relationships in our lives. When relationships at home are going well, we feel much happier and better equipped to endure stressful situations in other parts of our lives. What better way to increase our overall happiness than to invest in happiness in our family relationships?

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.