Wed.Apr 17, 2019

Seven Team Building Activities That Actually Build Stronger Teams

Bonusly

Here’s how we react when we hear about strong teams: ?? Here’s how we react when we hear about “team building activities”: ??. Let’s face it. Team building activities can be awkward.

Is Genius Hour right for the workplace?

Jostle

Imagine: one hour a day, your employees work on whatever they want to work on. No supervision, no input unless they want it, just one hour where your employees do what inspires them

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Understanding Employee Growth: 5 Ways to Support Their Skill Development

Justworks

It’s been proven in study after study: employees who feel engaged at a company are more inclined to stick around longer. Companies with engaged employees also have 202% better performance than companies with low employee engagement.

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Read These Top Articles For Greater Organizational Agility

15Five

Disruptive companies aren’t created by accident. In order to hold this badge of honor, a business must successfully change how people think and behave. This is quite a tall order, especially for those companies just getting off the ground.

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Why Smoking Costs Employers More Than They Realize

Your employees are smoking, and at a cost of $7,000 per year for each employee who smokes, that adds up - fast! This free report will show you how an effective cessation program pays for itself.

Bookmarked: Get to Know Joanna Bloor, CEO of The Amplify Lab

Cornerstone On Demand

Editor's Note: This post is part of our " Bookmarked " series, where we ask some of our favorite HR experts, analysts and business professionals to answer questions about their career, life and aspirations for the future. Be sure to bookmark it for next month!

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More than Sticks and Boxes: The Future of the HIHR Operating Model

Bersin with Deloitte

Insights from IMPACT posted on April 17, 2019. It’s time to get out of your comfort zone, shed the traditional structures of the past, and reinvent your HR operating model.

How to Make Work Fun with Kazoo

Kazoo

Have you ever had an experience or moment that stuck with you, to this day? It could be anything from a magical trip to a Disney resort, or a surprise birthday party. Now, imagine if you could recreate a moment like this on the spot and instantly make your day better, particularly at work.

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How to Manage Your Remote Workforce Easily

SutiHR

For any business, whether it is a large corporation or a small enterprise managing remote teams is always a challenge. Teams succeed on shared culture and values, and for culture to nurture organically, the employees need regular contact with one another to feel connected and to create trust and effective relationships. Regular communication is important. The post How to Manage Your Remote Workforce Easily appeared first on SutiHR.

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2019 Unemployment Rates You Need to Know

Hyrell

The Bureau of Labor Statistics has released it's annual interactive unemployment rate map. We've included a quick image of the map below, or you can the image to use the interactive version on their website. To make it even easier, we've included the table below to all 50 States, plus Washington D.C

2020 Report: The Future of HR

Paycor asked more than 500 leaders of medium and small businesses to talk about the present and future of HR. Download the guide and see what they said. Their responses will surprise you!

Performance Management Disrupted: Empowering Individuals and Teams to Do Their Best

Bersin with Deloitte

Insights from IMPACT posted on April 17, 2019. Over the last 20 years, organizations have redesigned, reworked, and revamped performance management time and time again.

Retirement Concerns: Is Financial Literacy the Solution?

Best Money Moves

Retirement concerns: is financial literacy the solution? Those workers that do have a 401k aren’t saving enough to cover expenses in retirement, even when employers match contributions.

The HR Strategy of an 80-Year-Old Startup

Bersin with Deloitte

Insights from IMPACT posted on April 17, 2019. Tracy Keogh, chief HR officer for HP Inc.,

Best of HR Blogs: March 2019

TalentLyft

This list of 5 best HR blogs published in March 2019 will get you up to date with the latest trends and insights in Human Resources. If you’re an HR professional looking for a stimulating read, these blog posts are your perfect choice. Read More. HR Trends

Protecting Organizational Culture and Wellbeing During a Global Pandemic

Download Gallagher’s report to discover best practices for sustaining corporate culture, identify opportunities for building engagement, and understand the value of investing in your organization’s greatest asset — its people.

10 Surefire Ways to Increase Motivation and Positivity

Take It Personel-ly

At some point in life, you may feel like you’re surrounded by negativity, which snuffs out your dreams and kills your hope. Once that happens, you may go through your day overwhelmed by negativity and believing that it’s part of life.

Why Diverse and Inclusive Teams Are the New Engines of Innovation

Great Place to Work

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How to Make Work Fun with Kazoo

Kazoo

Have you ever had an experience or moment that stuck with you, to this day? It could be anything from a magical trip to a Disney resort, or a surprise birthday party. Now, imagine if you could recreate a moment like this on the spot and instantly make your day better, particularly at work.

3 IRS resources to help you pay off your tax bill

Tsheets

Tax Day has officially come and gone, so it’s likely sent many procrastinating taxpayers in a panic. And if you’re like me and you owe more than you were anticipating, you might be wondering what the heck to do next. Is the IRS going to come knocking if you can’t immediately pay off your tax bill?

Preparing for the Workplace of the Future: HR’s Role

Speaker: Robin Schooling, Managing Partner, HR + People Strategy, Peridus Group

Join Robin Schooling, Managing Partner, HR + People Strategy with Peridus Group, to learn what you can do now to prepare yourself and your organization for the future workplace while simultaneously solidifying HR’s impact as a strategic and influential leader for business success

It’s Time to Change the Paradigm of E-Learning – Rethink Your LMS (5 Tips)

Digital HR Tech

Our world is turning faster than ever before. While this might not be geologically correct, one thing is for sure; that what has happened in the last two decades has never happened before.

Where to Find MTM: Conference Lineup

MTM Recognition

It’s no secret: MTM loves to catch up with our clients and make new friends at conferences and trade shows all across North America! Our dedicated team of recognition consultants takes pride in representing MTM on the road at conferences and events throughout the year.

Why Left Brain Thinkers should run your next Sales Team Meeting

Babette Ten Haken - Professional Development

Really? The idea of a left brain thinker, or STEM colleague, running your next sales team meeting probably is one of your biggest nightmares. Mostly because you avoid working directly with the STEM colleagues and left brain thinkers in your organization.

Top companies talk employee learning and development

CultureAmp

It’s no question that a strong learning and development (L&D) program is essential for any Culture First company. In addition to building a more skilled workforce, L&D opportunities are strongly linked to higher employee engagement levels and employee retention rates.

How to Activate Employee Voice to Create and Sustain a Speak Up Culture

This whitepaper details how leaders can shift into an ‘action mindset’ that allows for growth and change at every level of your organization. Speak Up cultures promote productivity, improve retention efforts, and create positive employee engagement.

4 Ways Social Media is Affecting Mental Health

ACI Specialty Benefits

According to a recent Forbes article, there are over 2 billion Facebook users worldwide, about 500 million tweets are sent daily, 95 million images are uploaded to Instagram each day, and 400 hours of video are uploaded per minute on YouTube.

OFCCP Requests OMB Approval on FAAPs

Berkshire Associates

This week, OFCCP published a request to extend the Functional Affirmative Action Program (FAAP) process with no changes to the existing requirements.

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Employee Wellness Benefits Winners and Losers

Wellable

Companies that want to attract and retain employees are pumping up their benefits offerings, but as new generations of employees enter the workforce and as current employees’ needs change, the benefits that were once popular can become less so, as employees demand new perks. Corporate Wellness

Ep 177- How to Create a Global Apprenticeship Program

Workology

Welcome to a new series on the Workology Podcast we are kicking off that focuses on the future of work. This series is in collaboration with the Partnership on Employment & Accessible. Workology is the art and science of work, HR and recruitment. Join the resource revolution. Welcome to a new series on the Workology Podcast we are kicking off that focuses on the future of work. This series is in collaboration with the Partnership on Employment & Accessible Technology or PEAT.

Does Your Workforce Have the Talent DNA for the Digital Future?

With the increasing adoption of automation and data-driven technologies, the workforce is changing rapidly — regardless of whether we’re prepared to face it. Keeping up with the velocity of change is vital to success, and that means building digital readiness into the DNA of your organization so your workforce is ready to face an uncertain and constantly changing future.