Wed.Mar 27, 2019

Soft Skills are Hard. We need to stop calling them soft. #Workhuman

Jason Lauritsen

I’m just back from spending four epic days in Nashville at my favorite conference event of the year, Workhuman. As is always the case after this event, I’ve got a lot of ideas swirling in my head from the great content and conversations. Sidenote: I know I’ve said this before, but I’ll say it again. If you believe that we need to make work a more human experience, you need to get to this event next year.

Bring Your Human to Work


The following is an excerpt from Erica Kewsin’s Bring Your Human to Work: Ten Sure-Fire Ways to Design a Workplace That is Good for People, Great for Business, and Just Might Change the World.

What is Your Company Story?

DISC Assessments

Every company, big or small, has a starting point. That starting point represents the beginning of your company’s story. Scott McKain explains how to use your company’s story to help connect with customers, inspire loyalty, and keep them coming back!

The 5 Employment Laws Every Manager Must Know

Cornerstone On Demand

Employment law is complicated and can have big repercussions for your company if employees fail to adhere to it—either out of ignorance or neglect. A talent contractor for Comcast was just forced to pay $7.5 million to settle a lawsuit over unpaid overtime—a violation of employment law.

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.

Tips For Coaching and Developing Employees Through Failure

Get Hppy

Coaching and developing employees is always important. The first step in order to improve their performance, in any case, is counseling or coaching. When an employee reports to a supervisor, counseling or coaching is an essential part of their interaction.

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How Unhappy Employees Can Cost You Millions

Get Hppy

Employees are an integral part of any organization. A lot depends on the happiness of your employees. They have the power to make or break your company’s reputation. It is well known how organizations have lost millions due to unhappy employees.

Here’s How HR Will Target Its Tech Dollars


HRE recently conducted a pulse survey of nearly 200 respondents on the topic of HR technology, which found almost one-third (31 percent) of respondents say their HR tech spend will increase in 2019.

Be Precise About Essential Job Functions

SHRM Resources

Written job descriptions are strong evidence of what constitute essential job functions. Employers are afforded deference here. Taking the time to have accurate job descriptions that specify what functions are essential can literally carry the day for employers in court.

How to fire an employee


When you’re in a new relationship, you’re filled with enthusiasm, making plans for your future together. You certainly don’t think about the moment you’ll break up. Likewise, when you hire an employee, you’re excited about start working with them; you don’t think you might fire them one day.

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.

Why Is No One Listening? That Sometimes Invisible World of Internal Communications

Advanced Learning Institute

Creating inspiring and impactful internal communication that connects with your audience does not happen by accident or chance. Careful thought and strategy need to go into the creation of compelling communication that yields business results and desired outcomes. Surely that is stating the obvious.

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7 reasons why collaboration is important


As people’s skill sets get increasingly specialized, collaboration as a practice becomes more important than ever. But what does that mean exactly? What is collaboration


Pre-Employment Testing 101: Webinar Recap

Criteria Corp

Curious about pre-employment testing? 82% of companies are already using some form of pre-employment tests to evaluate their candidates in the hiring process. pre-employment tests best practices

Getting Executive Buy-In For An Employee Wellness Program


Human resources managers and mid-level leaders hear it all the time: employees want wellness benefits. Whether those are in the form of more flexible work schedules, exercise programs, mental health resources , or financial benefits, employees want support in balancing their increasingly busy lives.

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.

GDPR & Why to be Aware of the Data Protection Authorities

NGA Human Resources

by Sascha Schneider. In my last blog, I started to translate the GDPR acronym; what the letters means in terms of compliance. Because the GDPR compliance challenge is huge. Many of us could potentially be personally liable if there is a data breech.

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Why Qualtrics – Isabel Schmidt – Account Executive – Munich, Germany

Qualtrics HR

What is your ‘why’? How does Qualtrics connect with your ‘why’? Things usually come easy to me and I don’t have to give 100% to get good results. But I get quickly bored in such an environment. That is why I love being challenged.

HRExaminer Radio – Executive Conversations: Episode #319: Danny Abdo, VP of Solution Engineering, Degreed

HR Examiner

HRx Radio – Executive Conversations: On Friday mornings, John Sumser interviews key executives from around the industry. The conversation covers what makes the executive tick and what makes their company great. HRx Radio – Executive Conversations.

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Fueling Small Business Through Innovations


The key to any successful business, regardless of its size, is innovation. Developing new ideas is like a fuel that will keep your business up to date and more competitive. Moving the innovation process fast on the track promotes creative thinking in your company.

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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.

Tackling Unconscious Bias in the Recruitment Process

Have you ever eliminated a candidate based on tardiness or for wearing the wrong clothes? Have you bumped a candidate up the list because they went to a reputable school?

The Future of HR Tech Marketplace is HERE!


Would you like to know the potential of the marketplace? An upcoming trend in the HR Tech market, marketplace is a solution to many challenges. This beautiful concept is evolving and bringing the HR tech industry closer. ATS HR technology Recruitment marketplace

People Geek of the Month: Emma Bindbeutel


Getting hired at Choozle is akin to receiving an acceptance to Hogwarts. When you join the digital advertising software company, you get a letter that tells you which Choozle Crew you’re part of: Spring, Summer, Fall, or Winter.

How Can HR Contribute to Improving Employee Experience


Employee experience is everything that an employee experiences at work from their on-boarding, interactions with their boss and other teams to the process of their work and their exit interview. It is about offering the best working experience […]. Employee Engagement

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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.

Why HR Communications Deserves More Attention This Year


People are the core of your organization, and Human Resources ( HR ) is the bridge connecting employees to leadership. But often that connection is broken. HR is responsible for communications related to employee training, benefits and wages, and company news.

Employee Relations Issues: A Make-or-Break for Employee Experience


Most of us now know that the employee experience is more than just benefits, vacation policies and catered lunches. It’s about putting your people first and providing great service to them when it matters most.

Outcomes of Leader Humor Depend on Gender

IO At Work

Gender stereotypes play a role in how costly or beneficial humor is at work, including potential implications on perceived leadership and performance. Journal of Applied Psychology fairness gender leadership

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HRWins Insights: Workplace Intelligence Report, part 1 in series


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