Wed.Jun 12, 2019

5 Tips for Improving the Workplace

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If employees aren’t happy, they aren’t going to stick around. They know they have options and they aren’t afraid to make a change if their work environment isn’t meeting their needs.

Want Better Teamwork? Create Better Team Members


Photo by BRUNO CERVERA on Unsplash. There is no I in team – except when there is. When talking about teams, we’re conditioned to think of them traditionally as an intact group or function - the “Sales team” or the “Executive team.”

I Grind Harder Than You


I've spent lots of time over the years pushing myself. that ridiculous "inbox zero" goal. the perceived need to be the first one in the office and the last to leave. the email sessions over the weekend to stay on top of every single thing in the universe.

3 Roles That Will Futureproof HR


It seems like everyone has become a futurologist. Predictions around skills and jobs becoming obsolete abound. This is either the worst thing ever or the best thing ever depending on your view of technology as an enabler. In addition employees are demanding more from employers.

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.

Design Thinking Leads to More Successful Talent Management Software Implementation

Cornerstone On Demand

The design thinking approach combines strong discovery with Agile methodologies applied to prototyping and testing. Robust discovery is the foundation of a successful talent management implementation project.

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Was Your Company Trashed Online? What to Do with Workers’ Negative Reviews

SHRM Resources

Online reviews proliferate for everything from rentshares to restaurants, and corporate cultures are hardly immune: Sites like Glassdoor, Indeed and Vault give disgruntled employees a platform to expose the underbelly of their organizations' managers and practices--whether fairly or not.

How Job Seekers Discover Jobs is Actually Changing

HR Examiner

“Now we are entering a new age of discovery. Yes, candidates are still discovering job sites via search engines – but Google has ‘regularized’ the job posting, punishing those that don’t follow their schema, and rewarding those that do.” ” – Jeff Dickey-Chasins.

Top Tips for Delivering a Mesmerising Academic Presentation

Take It Personel-ly

Trembling voice? Shortness of breath? Accelerated heartbeat? If you have experienced any of these reactions when delivering an academic presentation, you are not alone! Presenting materials to academic audiences is no joke and for many of us it can be a source of great stress.

Horrible workplaces: The signs of a hostile work environment and what to do


Did you know that one in five people in the United States experiences a hostile work environment according to a study? So, if you’re suspecting that there’s something wrong with your workplace, the odds are good that one or more of your colleagues feel like they work in a hostile environment.

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.

Does Your AI Need A Background Check and a Reference?


In June, I start seriously looking forward to the annual HR Technology Conference in October. There is a rhythm to the year that seems to begin and end with the encampment in Las Vegas, considered the industry’s town hall.

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everyone got laid off except me, men who pretend to be scared of women now, and more

Ask a Manager

It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. Everyone got laid off except for me. I work for a small business (3-5 employees) and I had known the company was having some financial trouble for some time. Everyone in my office got laid off except for me.

What is Brand Image and how you measure it

Qualtrics HR

In 2006, Blake Mycoskie witnessed the hardships children without shoes had in Argentina, and developed Tom’s shoes , a company that gives one pair of shoes to a child in need for every pair sold. You’ve most likely heard about this brand and their mission.

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The key to stress-free benefits renewal


Sure, it’s only early June, but rest assured – open enrollment, which typically begins on November 1, will be here before you know it. The most feasible way to go about planning and executing a successful open enrollment process for your business is to begin well in advance.

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.

Regulation of Recruitment Fees: What Employers Need to Know

SHRM Resources

Employers and their agents should not charge fees and illegitimate costs when recruiting because these fees might put workers at greater risk for human trafficking. Global HR Compliance Global and Cultural Effectiveness Global Talent Acquisition


DISC Assessments

What is the importance of addressing attentiveness? It’s easy for anyone to lose attentiveness and overlook the most subtle clues. Clues that could make a big difference in how well we get along with others, and how well we solve problems.

Illinois Will Legalize Recreational Marijuana Use

SHRM Resources

The Illinois General Assembly recently passed the Cannabis Regulation, which will legalize marijuana for recreational use and place cannabis in a category similar to alcohol, with a few exceptions. Illinois Drug and Alcohol Testing--Employment Drug and Alcohol Testing


Best Practices for Onboarding Healthcare Talent


So much of your organization’s focus is on finding and recruiting the best healthcare talent in a crowded field. Once you’ve hired a great new team member, it can feel like the hard part is over. But you shouldn’t coast. Tech & Tools healthcare onboarding tech and tools

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.

Stop Telling Yourself these 4 Work-Life Balance Lies

marenated HR

By Jenny Crumrine: The term work-life balance is annoyingly overused and often associated with a workaholic’s unhealthy addiction to work. It’s frequently used by recruiters trying to attract candidates and employees searching for a balance between their career and personal life.

BetterUp Raises $103 Million for Employee Coaching App


Companies struggle with leadership skills. HRWins research shows that most leaders spend less than 3 hours per month on people-related issues.

I come bearing HR-compliance gifts for you today

The Employer Handbook

Image by OpenClipart-Vectors from Pixabay. Two of them, actually. Check out this employment law blog. Who Is My Employee? is a blog from employment attorney Todd Lebowitz that explores independent contractor misclassification & joint employment issues.

Why Writing Skills are Critical in the Workplace

Criteria Corp

In business and academia alike, strong writing skills are often overshadowed by technical expertise.

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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.

From Recruitment to Separation: How HR Software Simplifies Operations?


Technological innovation is the revolution that the world is witnessing. Businesses are witnessing huge benefits such as process efficiency and improved productivity – by leveraging technological inventions in routine process and automating the operations.

Need to Ramp Up Innovation? Hire a Diverse Workforce


Do you need to ramp up company innovation? Need to boost ingenuity? According to research, the solution is simple: Hire a diverse workforce.

New Zealand’s Bold Step Toward Well-Being


Companies are looking at ways to improve overall employee wellness but never has this initiative been taken on by an entire country. That’s what is happening in New Zealand, whose government has added social outcome goals along with traditional economic metrics to measure the country’s success.

70% of Jobs Will Be Hybrid by 2029: Are You Prepared?

Rallyware for Human Resources

Recently, the Burning Glass study on the future of the job market has caused a hot discussion among training leaders and executives.

Insight into Attracting and Retaining Top Talent

Discover how more than 4,100 employers are addressing benefits and workforce challenges, and how you can take competitive action to attract and retain talent, boost employee engagement, and promote organizational wellbeing.