Tue.Oct 13, 2020

How To Optimise Communication Across A Remote Workforce

Take It Personel-ly

We have seen a massive increase around the world of remote working in the last few months. This has been a trend that we have been seeing for a while now but has been drastically speeding up due to the coronavirus pandemic.

5 Components for Successful Organizational Analytics

HR Bartender

Earlier this year, I had the opportunity to attend the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) People Analytics Conference. During one of the sessions, speaker Jack Phillips shared five components for successful organizational analytics, and I wanted to share those with you.

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Maximizing the Effectiveness of 4 Common 360-Degree Feedback Strategies


Most people recognize 360-degree feedback as a tool for individual development. While it is possible to run a 360 purely for individual development–this is the classic purpose behind most 360s–it is also common for there to be additional organizational objectives behind the assessment.

15 Perks Businesses Don’t Offer (But Should)


Workhuman’s VP, Solutions Consulting Jennifer Reimert discusses how social recognition programs are great employee motivators and shares some Workhuman data. Read the full article on Forbes. . Workhuman in the News

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Benefits in a Pandemic: What HR Leaders Need to Know

Building a benefits program for a diverse workforce has always been a top priority, but now it’s become both more important and complex with so much change and uncertainty. Download our latest guide that features emerging benefits employees expect in 2021 and beyond.

Payroll and HR Tasks to Complete When an Employee Leaves


The departure of an employee can be emotional for you and your team. No matter how great your company culture or retention, you will inevitably have employees that choose to leave your healthcare agency.

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How #1 World’s Best Workplace Cisco Showed the Courage To Connect in 2020

Great Place to Work

During a difficult year, the #1 World's Best Workplace Cisco demonstrated the courage to connect in new ways with customers and employees.


Examples of common small business employee benefits


Employee benefits are any form of compensation paid to employees over and above regular salary or wages. Employee benefits come in many forms and are an important part of the overall compensation package offered to employees.

muting your boss, lavish virtual holiday parties, and more

Ask a Manager

It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. Did I mess up by muting my boss? I think I might have messed up by muting my boss. Last week my boss and I were co-presenting to our team in Zoom. He was speaking to the team about important updates when his cell phone started to ring.

Essentials When Venturing Out Into The Great Outdoors

Take It Personel-ly

Taking a trip into nature is one of the most physically and mentally beneficial things you can do. The great outdoors is certainly a calming and freeing place to be, and creating time to escape here from our daily stresses is often liberating.

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.

Avoid This Flaw in Your Strategic Planning Process


While I’m the first to admit that we don’t have crystal balls with which we can see into the future, when it comes to your strategic planning process for the coming year, we can give you the next best thing: techniques that give you the best possible chance at success in 2021.

The Climate Emergency Is The Only Business Variable That Matters

Forbes Green Tech

Finally, we are starting to talk about the end of the oil era. We know what is happening, and we know who is responsible. The climate emergency is going to be a key business variable. If you haven’t grasped this yet, you’re going to have a lot of problems, and not just with your conscience.

my coworker berates me all day long

Ask a Manager

A reader writes: For the past four years, I’ve worked at a small company of about 40 people spread over three states. I am the only person in my type of admin role and the only person who handles all of the documents coming into and out of all three offices.

How to Keep Track of Important Documents as a Landlord

Take It Personel-ly

A landlord has to keep track of a lot of documents, some pertaining to tenants and others dealing with a building. The problem is figuring how to keep track of everything, which is what the following guide will help with.

eLearning demand is at an all-time high. Pick the right LMS!

The need for online learning is greater than ever having the right LMS is absolutely crucial. Quickly, easily, and cost-effectively decide which Learning Management System is right for you with this 12-step guide from LMS implementation experts.

5 Employee Burnout Signs To Look Out For

Achievers - Recruiting

Does the term “employee burnout” sound vague to you? The World Health Organization (WHO) considers it so serious that they added it to their Classification of Diseases (ICD-11) in 2019.

5 tips for making smart, ethical HR tech decisions


Health, safety and ethics are the new trifecta of HR’s mandate, says HR thought leader John Sumser. But, unlike many other aspects of the HR role—in which leaders are encouraged to take quick and decisive action—these are issues that can’t be rushed.

What To Say (And Not To Say) In Your Self-Appraisal

Forbes Coaches Council

It's something we often dread, but you can use it to your advantage. Leadership /leadership Leadership /leadership leadership


my early bird coworkers grumble that I start work later than they do

Ask a Manager

A reader writes: Over the past months, my imminent return to the office has been pushed back several times until our leadership gave up and told us we were going to work from home for the rest of the year.

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!

Hispanic Heritage Month: Celebrating the Power of America’s Largest Minority

Accurate Background

“It is important for all of us to appreciate where we come from and how that history has really shaped us in ways that we might not understand.”. Sonia Sotomayor, First Hispanic Supreme Court Justice.

How CargoSense donated its logistics tech to spot coronavirus trends


Humanity has a beautiful way of banding together in times of turmoil – the more fortunate helping the needy, the overworked, the disadvantaged. While it’s easy to get lost in the daily COVID-19 headlines and statistics, it’s important to recognize that there’s a lot of good going on in the world.

Politics, activism and employer brand

Stories Incorporated

Reading Time: 8 minutes. Stories Inc. co-founder Scott uses Coinbase’s new policy on workplace activism and politics to examine the importance of aligning all aspects of an employer brand—from mission to brand messages to cultural norms.

How to build up your DEI initiative


That’s why we’re turning to Fadjanie Cadet, LEK Consulting’s Diversity Recruitment and Engagement Lead, to talk about actionable ways for you to succeed in your diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives. She’ll talk us through…. How these initiatives have changed over time.

Benefits benchmarking data for better employee and organizational wellbeing

Recognize your strengths and identify opportunities to retain valuable employees, increase employee engagement and achieve organizational goals. See where you stand against trends informed by nearly 4,000 employers and face your future with confidence.

Why Typical Customer Discovery does not deliver on Client Needs

One Millimeter Mindset

Typical customer discovery involves speaking with current and potential customers. Often to determine whether their stated and unstated needs marry up with your current products, services and capabilities. And then decide whether opportunities exist for new product development and innovation.

Proactive Ways to Take Breaks Throughout the Day and Feel Recharged

Thrive Global

Last week, the US Army released their new guidelines for optimal soldier performance, and the list includes “strategic and aggressive napping.”

Years of Service: 10 Ways to Honor Employee Loyalty

C. A. Short Company

Honoring and recognizing your employees is a year round endeavor , however there are moments such as years of service or work anniversaries where you want to go the extra mile.


Competition for jobs falls to 6-month low

Adzuna Blog

T he jobs market has been through the wringer over the last six months, but there are signs emerging that the worst may be over. Competition for jobs has fallen to a six month low, meaning an easier time for the millions of Americans currently looking for work.

How to Elevate Employee Voice to Guide a Culture Transformation

2020’s boldest people leaders are building and living core values along with their employees. Elevating Employee Voice engages an organization’s “collective hearts and habits” to drive transformation at scale. It connects every individual, manager and team in an authentic dialogue to create shared alignment, ownership and trust in the path ahead.