Fri.Sep 20, 2019

The Two Biggest Barriers for Managers Faced with Employee Engagement

Jason Lauritsen

The longer I am immersed in the work of employee engagement , the clearer it is to me that getting it right as a manager is simple and hard. That may sound contradictory, but it’s not. Engaging employees isn’t all that complicated.

Most Important Developments in HR for 9/20


The payroll plot thickens. HR pros everywhere were stunned when online payroll processor MyPayrollHR abruptly shut down, leaving more than 250,000 employees of some 5,000 small businesses without their direct-deposited paychecks.

FMLA: Who, What, When, Where, Why and How?


As we’ve mentioned before, HR professionals love to use acronyms. One that you might hear getting tossed around a lot is “FMLA.” But what is it? Who can use it and under what circumstances? And how on earth do you go about applying for it? What is FMLA?

Workplace Warrior: 5 Steps to Better Productivity

HR Bartender

I’m always looking for ways to be productive and I’d like to think that most people are as well. No one wants to waste their energy. That’s why I was intrigued by this infographic from Lucidchart. They conducted a survey to determine the ways people are more productive.

New Report Helps Attract, Retain and Reward Top Talent

The 2019 Best-in-Class Benchmarking Analysis explores what top employers are doing differently to stand out in healthcare cost control and HR management. Use these insights to build a better workplace and confidently position your organization for success.

Feedback Notes on KD From the Speaker's Circuit: If Everyone's Happy, You Didn't Do Your Job.

The HR Capitalist

My friend Jennifer McClure is a speaker and loves to share actual feedback that's been gathered by organizations that bring her into speak. Overall ratings that are numbers-driven are appropriate and you have to have them for overall measurement. But the real gold?

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The True Cost of PTO


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The Evolution of the Employee Survey: How to Empower Your Workforce with Compelling Experiences


Depending on which surveys you look at, somewhere between 70% to 85% of employees in the workforce are not engaged. Those are discouraging numbers for employers, because disengaged employees score lower in productivity metrics than they should.

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The True Cost of PTO


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American Airlines sees engagement soar with new benefits tech


Like many employers, American Airlines had a problem with its benefits engagement. Though the airline, with 130,000 employees, has a number of services and employee benefit offerings, workers had a hard time navigating them or knowing which way to turn for specific needs.

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.

The Sandwich Generation


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Protected: The 2019 #HRtech Party Guide is Here


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Workplace violence prevention: Practical steps employers can take

Business Management Daily

Workplace violence takes many forms. There are the headline-grabbing shootouts that have managers and workers alike wondering if it could happen to them. More often, it’s two employees pushing each other during an argument. In between, there are petty thefts, serious fights and sexual assaults.

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.

Career Progression in the Fashion Industry – An Interview With Sarah Ferguson

Take It Personel-ly

If you have ever wanted to work in the fashion industry, or learn a bit about what happens behind the scenes, here is your opportunity.

Global Climate Strike: Greta Thunberg And Huge Crowds Protest

Forbes Leadership Strategy

Thousands of students and adults are expected to converge on hundreds of American cities today—as huge crowds are already gathering around the globe and activist Greta Thunberg speaks in New York this afternoon


3 Customer Experience Management Strategies For Winning the Relationship Era


Growing up, some of my earliest lessons in customer experience (and patience) came from agonizing hours on calls with a customer service hotline. Clutching the handset, I listened to the same elevator music track on loop, waiting for a human voice on the other end.

Vendor Reference Check Questions | benefitexpress


Vendor Reference Check Questions. You've made the request for a proposal, completed a software demo and perhaps even conducted several finalist meetings. That's great! You're well on your way to switching benefits administration providers or choosing a ben admin partner for the first time.

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.

Understanding Leadership in Today's Manufacturing Industry

Select International

As human resources professionals continue to struggle with difficult labor markets and the growing skills gap, there is another issue that is keeping them up at night: identifying and growing the next generation of leadership talent.

An Eye On The Future: Army Coach Jeff Monken Embraces Analytics, Old School Football, To Create A Fearless Business Lesson

Forbes Leadership Strategy

“It’s not just math, it’s a mentality.” Perhaps no other sentence sums up what Jeff Monken is doing as the head football coach at the United States Military Academy at West Point, better known by their popular name: Army

How To Lead With Compassion: A Short Guide For Today's Leaders

Forbes Coaches Council

Organizations with compassionate leaders at the helm tend to experience harmony and cohesiveness among employees, which leads to a prosperous, harmonious, efficient and effective working environment

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Technology and the Work of the Future

Forbes Leadership Strategy

A new report by MIT’s Task Force on the Work of the Future shows that technologies evolve within social and economic contexts, and we have great influenc e over whether they replace workers or augment their skills

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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.

weekend free-for-all – September 21-22, 2019

Ask a Manager

This comment section is open for any non-work-related discussion you’d like to have with other readers, by popular demand. This one is truly no work and no school.). Book recommendation of the week: The Secrets We Kept , by Lara Prescott.


Why Great Recruiters Know To Be Quiet And Listen

Forbes Leadership Strategy

All successful recruiting comes from relationships, and relationships are built on listening

Avoiding automation culture shock among your employees

HR Zone

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Blockchain’s Potential Within The Family Office And Two Investment Applications

Forbes Leadership Strategy

Blockchain has the potential to better navigate risks around investments. What other future, investment-related applications could there be


The CFO Playbook: 10 Metrics to Transform Your HR Team

CFOs are losing faith in HR’s ability to solve problems with data. Discover the metrics your HR team needs to measure to become more data-driven.