Mon.Dec 03, 2018

The Future of Work is by Design

Working Girl

With all the speculation about the future of work and employee experience, what are the most important new skills needed by HR to stay relevant as new technologies replace some of the more traditional - and transactional - HR tasks? Over the last decade, HR has done an impressive job positioning itself to the business as the strategic owner of 'the people agenda.'

How Artificial Intelligence Can Help You Better Manage Your Time


By Raj Narayanaswamy, Co-founder and co-CEO at Replicon | December 3, 2018 Make time management easy, and see productivity increase.

my coworker quit as soon as I became his boss

Ask a Manager

A reader writes: I started at my current company in a junior role, but thanks to my previous experience, I was able to get up to speed with my responsibilities and do them well very quickly. I got a lot of great feedback and became fast friends with my boss and colleagues. Shortly after I started, Fergus joined our team as the same junior role as me. He was noticeably very anxious and insecure, and he struggled with getting the basics down.

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Managers, Here Are 4 Tips for Giving Your Employees Great Feedback

Cornerstone On Demand

This article was originally published on, under Jeff Miller's Forbes Human Resources Council column. When I stepped into my first management role, one employee on my new team was struggling. His performance was poor; he came in late — he even fell asleep at his desk.

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.

Why Career Planning Matters


Human capital is every business’s greatest resource. Which is why attracting and retaining talent is critical to a company’s success. While salary and benefits are important, emerging Millennial leaders often prioritize personal growth and purpose over compensation.

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HR 101: This is the Perfect Time to Recognize Your Employees

TLNT: The Business of HR

The following are selections from the Humetrics blog. Employee Recognition Featured

3 Tips for Creating a Culture of Recognition


Recognition is too often forgotten as a key aspect of performance management. Gallup research found that only one in three U.S. workers strongly agreed that they have been recognized or praised for their work in the past seven days. This is a problem, because employees who don’t receive adequate recognition are twice as likely to quit within the next year. Why does recognition matter so much? SEE ALSO: How to Effectively Change Performance Management.

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5 Rules Every Business Needs for Digital Meetings

TLNT: The Business of HR

Efficient and organized meetings among multiple stakeholders are critical, especially as the modern workplace becomes increasingly dispersed. A 2017 report estimated that as many as 3.9 million U.S. employees worked from home at least half of the time. HR Communications Virtual & Remote Feature

Globoforce Announces Best-selling Author and Researcher Brené Brown to Return as a Keynote Speaker at WorkHuman 2019 Conference


Celebrated professor and speaker to share actionable strategies from her latest research on cultivating braver leaders. DUBLIN and FRAMINGHAM, Mass., – Dec. 3, 2018 – Globoforce ® , a leading provider of human applications, today announced Brené Brown, Ph.D.,

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.

For Want of a Background Check, the Romance Was Toxic

TLNT: The Business of HR

Note: The following story about Robbie Romance is fictitious, told to illustrate the potential problems caused by a rush to hire and the lack of any background checking. Background Checking Screening Featured legal issues negligent hiring tox

Daring Leadership is Teachable, Observable, and Measurable


“Embodying and practicing gratitude changes everything. It is not a personal construct, it’s a human construct – a unifying part of our existence – and it’s the antidote to foreboding joy, plain and simple.” – Brené Brown, “ Dare to Lead ”. Register now to see Brené Brown at WorkHuman 2019!

Resources for recruiters: 5 fun and useful presents


Who said holiday presents can’t be both fun and useful? Okay, we’re not talking about the presents we look forward to receiving from friends and family, but about those that could make us happier at work.

3 Must-Read Digital HR and HR Tech Articles of November 2018

Digital HR Tech

Welcome back to another brand new edition of our ‘Must-Read Digital HR and HR Tech Articles’. The top articles of November feature a piece on employee referrals, an item about recruiting podcasts, and an article that gives you 7 practical tips on how to start with Continuous Improvement in HR.

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.

The Timer’s Going Off

HR Examiner

“Does your company have benchmarks (or alarms) that are agreed on by leadership and prompt specific action? For example, if sales dip to a certain percentage, or your cost of goods or labor increases, at what point do those changes prompt action for those making decisions?”

People Geek of the Month: Marc Mooney


Marc Mooney is HR Lead and Chief of Staff at Virta Health , the first clinically-proven treatment to safely and sustainably reverse type 2 diabetes without medications or surgery. People Geek of the Month

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Having Coffee with the HR Community

MTM Recognition

We will start off by saying we’re so thankful to be a part of such an amazing community of HR leaders. Our online and offline community is chock-full of talented and encouraging people. Because we are a recognition company we understand the value of appreciation.

Announcing 2019 Training Programs

HR Studio Group

We are excited to announce our training and development programs for 2019. Some are favorites that we bring back every year due to popular demand, and some are brand new. As always, we are happy to customize a program specifically for your organization. We do it all of the 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.

Business Communication as a building block of Employee Engagement

Vantage Circle

Communication is the essence of a human being. Our ability to communicate within ourselves is what distinguishes us from other beings and makes us superior. It naturally plays a huge role in business. Business Communication is the heart and soul of a growing business.

Don’t Settle for Second Best: 5 Professionals Your Company Can’t Afford to Underpay

Effortless HR

Part of running a business means ensuring you have the necessary funds to make sure everything is operating smoothly. While hiring less-qualified consultants can save money in the short term, there are some experts that you absolutely need the best of if you want your company to run effectively.

Wait, what? What did that store’s general manager just say about the applicant with a hurt arm?

The Employer Handbook

Image Credit: ([link]. Remember the employer that got socked with a six-figure jury award when it refused to allow a cashier to consume two bottles of orange juice from the store’s refrigerator to avoid slipping into diabetic shock ?

3 Ways to Get #HRCI Credits Online and Continuing Education


LEARN offers 2 free course credits including a business HRCI credit for free. Click here to get started. HRCI and SHRM combined have nine credential programs. Between the two, there are nine. Workology is the art and science of work, HR and recruitment. Join the resource revolution. HR hr certification HR recertification hrci

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.

Cafe Classic: What Do CFOs Wish Compensation Professionals Knew?

Compensation Cafe

Editor's Note: We recently featured Dan Walter's Classic post on what CEOs want from compensation professionals. While getting into the head of your CEO and understanding her/his point-of-view is important, don't overlook another key member of the executive team - your CFO! Dan explains.

Student Loan Repayment: A Cutting Edge Benefit to Recruit Top Talent


The need to recruit qualified workers is both a top priority and a competitive challenge for businesses today. There is a shortage of highly qualified workers and studies project that this shortage will grow.

Why Career Planning Matters


Human capital is every business’s greatest resource. Which is why attracting and retaining talent is critical to a company’s success. While salary and benefits are important, emerging Millennial leaders often prioritize personal growth and purpose over compensation. In fact, a comprehensive, global survey of employees and HR leaders by Reed Consulting revealed that one of the top reasons for employee attrition is lack of opportunities for personal and career development.

Layoffs (Usually) Don’t Work and Why They Harm More Than Help

Workplace Psychology

“Layoffs are mostly bad for companies, harmful for the economy, and devastating for employees.” Newsweek (2010). In December 2017, I (along with many of my colleagues) got laid off by the parent company that had acquired our smaller company in 2014.

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.