Fri.Sep 25, 2020

Resetting our Priorities, from our Budget to our Relationships

WeSpire

We’ve been doing a lot of dishes. So many that our dishwasher hit the skids in August. After reviewing our budget and the age of the dishwasher, we decided to replace it. Then the 8-plus year old washing machine broke this week. Mr. Stevens’ first comment? There goes the budget…”.

AI's Transformation of the New Work World

PandoLogic

The nature of work is ever-changing because technology is ever-evolving. Tech advances have allowed many to work from home during the pandemic, but in a broader sense, our technology has always shaped the nature of our work experience. In the. The post AI's Transformation of the New Work World appeared first on PandoLogic. Tech & Tools programmatic

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Why I'm Pursuing a Career in HR #HRProfessionalsDay

SHRM

HR Professionals Day is September 26, 2020; it recognizes and celebrates HR professionals around the world for their contributions to organizational success. Many will be sharing stories about their careers in HR and what they enjoy most. We also wanted to hear from SHRM's student members, so we asked, "Why are you pursuing a career in HR?" Check out their inspiring answers below.

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Prepare Candidates for Virtual Success

Engage2Excel

While many organizations have gone to great lengths to set up their employees for remote work success, there is one area that many may not think about – candidate interviews. Believe it or not, hiring is still happening in this chaotic world. Companies must keep the hiring process moving smoothly and provide the best candidate experience, including preparing a candidate to participate in a video interview.

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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.

11 New Strategies for Juggling WFH and Kids (Because We’re Going to Be Here Awhile)

The Muse

Working from home with kids for a few weeks is one thing in an emergency. Doing it for the indefinite future is another. Here are some tips for the long term. Work-Life Balance

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How to Avoid Burnout Working with Remote Teams

ActivTrak

Remote teams face an increased risk of burnout, especially in 2020. Insights from workforce analytics can solve this problem

Capitalist Office Conversation Definitions: "I'm Just A Caveman"

The HR Capitalist

It's Friday. Let's do something fun. Definition time! Caveman , k?v?man, man, noun. Beware of people in the workplace who refer to themselves as cavemen. It's a set up most commonly used in the following context: "Well, I'm just a Caveman. I don't understand a lot of things and what you just said sounds so complex. But what I do know is _.".

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16 Tips for Having a Successful Remote Performance Review

The Muse

What to do before, during, and after your remote performance review to make sure you make the best impression—and get what you need out of the conversation. Getting Ahead

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Get Ready to Mark Your Calendar! Here’s What Happens If Payday Falls on a Bank Holiday

Patriot Software

Between 50% – 78% of workers live paycheck to paycheck. These employees (and likely all employees) count on receiving their wages on their scheduled pay date. But, bank holidays might pose a slight hiccup. What happens if payday falls on a bank holiday?

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.

Diversity, Inclusion, & Social Impact with Andrea Forsht

Quickbase

In 2020, diversity and inclusion has been brought into the spotlight for all businesses. Quick Base brought on Andrea Forsht to lead all diversity and inclusion initiatives and put an action plan to this meaningful work and engage our community in vital conversations. To be the most inclusive community in software, we knew we had to start at home. We sat down with her and talked about her first few months, and her plans moving forward. .

Four Ways to Save Significantly on Your Prescription Medications

PeopleKeep

COVID-19 continues to have a significant impact on the financial stability of individuals and families across the United States. Millions of Americans have lost their jobs and, as a result, their employer-provided health insurance. Even with insurance, many people struggle to afford their prescription medications. Although these problems existed in the U.S. healthcare system long before COVID-19, the pandemic has exposed and exasperated them further. HRA Healthcare Costs

Time Management: Why It Never Feels Like You Have Enough Time

Effortless HR

Do you ever feel like there aren’t enough hours in the day? At 4:45 pm, are you flabbergasted that the day’s nearly over? When trying to schedule plans with friends, do you ever find yourself bewildered at how few options there are to mutually plan? You aren’t alone.

How To Increase Sales Using Surveys: A Guide

SurveySparrow

Acquiring new customers is harder than ever. Customers are not really looking at the next shiny thing because each entrant into the market showcases themselves like it. The guards of a prospective buyer is always high.

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.

Reminder: CalSavers Large Employer Registration Deadline Is September 30

HRWatchdog

California employers with more than 100 employees that don’t maintain or contribute to a “tax-qualified retirement plan” have a fast-approaching deadline to meet.

2020: The Year of HR

SHRM

Today, September 26, is Human Resource Professional Day, when our profession is recognized for its positive impact on work, workers and workplaces around the world. But I would assert that in 2020, one day isn’t nearly enough! This has been the year of the HR professional.

How to Turn Your Business Dream into a Reality

Take It Personel-ly

Many of us have business dreams: maybe it’s a bar that never has a last call, or a bakery that specializes in vegan treats, or the ultimate tax preparation specialists for horse ranchers. Whatever it is, there are steps that you can take today to turn that dream into a reality – and, importantly, a […].

Webinar | Whole Child Wellness Through Financial Literacy and SEL Skills

EverFi - HR

WEBINAR | FINANCIAL LITERACY FOR ELEMENTARY TEACHERS. Whole Child Wellness Through Financial Literacy and SEL Skills. WEBINAR AVAILABLE ON-DEMAND. Vault: Understanding Money - New Release! Students’ personal wellness goes beyond health and personal safety.

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!

Intimacy and Mental Health—The Connection Is Stronger than You Think

Take It Personel-ly

Most people think that intimacy is something that can only be experienced with our bodies, but it actually greatly depends (or is impacted) on our brains and how their function. Therefore, mental health and wellbeing are closely connected to how we experience and show intimacy. Let’s explore that connection a little deeper. Defining intimacy There […].

Good Reads: Hobbies, Morale and Power Traps for Leaders

EngagementMultiplier

Some newsworthy items we spotted this week emphasize how important it is to take a holistic view – of one’s employees, of oneself, and of the circumstances, we’re living through. Here are the key points from some good reads for leaders. Have a passion outside of work.

Building a Future of Work that is Better than Ever

Structural

On September 23, 2020 Scott Burns, CEO & Co-Founder of Structural, was invited to be a part of Tech Connect , an interactive virtual technology conference attended by over 1,000 technologists. Below is a recording of his presentation: News Leadership Product Updates

Tax and Compliance Checklist for Global Expansion

GlobalUpside

Managing tax and compliance is complex, especially when dealing with multiple jurisdictions where keeping track of changing laws, deadlines, and requirements can often require a small army of specialists.

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.

Human Resource Professional Day: Extraordinary Contributions in an Unfamiliar Time

Accurate Background

Since 2001, Human Resource Professional Day has been observed on September 26 with the intention of paying tribute to those working in HR departments around the world. Human Resource Professional Day is a day to raise awareness and celebrate the contributions of HR departments and their team members.

3 Simple Ways to Motivate a Remote Workforce

BizLibrary

Team building is always more difficult at a distance. Fortunately there are several things you can do to improve engagement with remote employees. The post 3 Simple Ways to Motivate a Remote Workforce appeared first on BizLibrary. Organizational Culture change and uncertainty distributed workforce employee engagement health and wellness remote teams

These are the ‘revolutionary changes’ coming HR’s way

HRExecutive

The word “disruption” has been a near-constant in HR circles since the COVID-19 pandemic started sweeping the nation this spring. From making remote work an overnight reality to redefining flexibility, HR leaders are working to keep up with the changes, relying on tech along the way. Those many shifts that have already happened—and the countless more to come—will be the focus of industry analyst Josh Bersin’s keynote address at the HR Technology Conference & Exposition ®.

weekend open thread – September 26-27, 2020

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. Here are the rules for the weekend posts. Book recommendation of the week: With or Without You , by Caroline Leavitt.

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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.

Averbook: We’re waging war for our own talent

HRExecutive

Planning for work in 2021 should focus on one thing: the safety and care of your people , with workforce experience a top initiative as you plan investments and strategies for the coming year. Of course, there are other priorities, all of them tied to an overarching business strategy that ensures your organization can achieve its objectives. But if the workforce doesn’t feel fully empowered to deliver on those objectives, they will be for naught.

Remote employee engagement: a new world of work

Workable

In this chapter, we address the following questions: What are the biggest problems in remote work? How can businesses overcome remote employee engagement issues? How can businesses attract candidates in this new world of work? Understandably, the current climate marked significant upheaval in many forms – economic, health (mental and physical), social, political, and many others. The shift to remote work is just one of those new developments, but a significant one nonetheless.

Golden Handcuffs: What Employee Survey Responses Reveal About Burnout

Great Place to Work

When Great Place to Work® data scientists analyzed 1,734,443 employee surveys across 1,570 companies to understand how company culture influences job burnout, an interesting trend emerged.