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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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.

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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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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Recognizing the Most Influential in HR Tech

HRExecutive

Here are 100 individuals who have shaped the world of HR technology—and are helping to determine its future.

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

Shackles and Dark Rooms: Welcome to the Job Interview

SHRM Resources

Some companies are using escape rooms, lazer tag and board games to measure job candidates' strengths and weaknesses, though skeptics say this is a less than ideal approach to hiring. Business and Competitive Awareness Talent Acquisition Strategy

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.

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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Caution Student Employees Against Travel Abroad During ‘Cap-Gap’ Period

SHRM Resources

Foreign nationals in the United States who are transitioning from student visas to employer-sponsored visas may have a hard time returning to the U. if they travel abroad between the date their student visa expires and Oct. 1, when professional visas take effect.

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.

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 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

National survey of candidates reveals why recognition is vital to recruiting success

Engage2Excel

The tightest market for talent in five decades has resulted in a cavalcade of content from thought leaders, analysts and vendors, most of it focused on fixing what’s broken in current recruitment processes. Improving the candidate experience is a hot topic, because it’s a buyer’s market.

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New Mexico Expands Employment Protections for Medical Marijuana Users

SHRM Resources

New Mexico lawmakers recently expanded the range of conditions for which medical marijuana may be used and created new employment protections for employees who legally use medical marijuana. Here’s what employers should know. New Mexico Drug and Alcohol Testing--Employment Drug and Alcohol Testing

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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.

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

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?

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.