Tue.Aug 11, 2020

How to Encourage Employees to Take Vacation


Workhuman’s CHRO Steve Pemberton discusses the importance of taking time off to recharge during the pandemic in order to ensure employee wellbeing. Click to read the full article on SHRM. . Workhuman in the News


6 Key Principles for Organizational Decision Making

HR Bartender

Organizations are always making decisions. And when faced with unique circumstances, they might have to make some more – including some really tough ones. Decision making isn’t easy. Some people avoid making decisions at all costs. And avoidance is a decision in itself.


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How to ensure psychological safety in the workplace


With talks around diversity and inclusion gaining solid ground in the business world, psychological safety has become part of the lexicon for company and thought leaders who try to define what a healthy workplace is.

What (Trendy) Benefits Look Like in A Post Covid-19 World

Employment Metrix

My first job out of college was at a startup. We had a carnival style popcorn maker in the kitchen, a fire pole connecting the 1 st and 2 nd floor, kegs on Fridays, yoga classes every Tuesday and Thursday, and a softball team, and if you’re thinking, “Wow none of this can happen right now!”—you’re

How HR Can Promote Mental Health at Work (Actionable Advice to Help Your People Thrive)

HR leaders are on the frontlines of a mental health crisis, but the topic can still be taboo—or at least something that’s only talked about reluctantly. What can HR do to help? Download our latest guide to learn the 4 ways you can support the mental health of your employees and identify warning signs of burnout.

Stop Blaming Zoom! The Problem with Your Meetings Might Be You

Julie Winkle Giulioni

Long before COVID-19 entered the scene, requiring a significant portion of work and work-related communication to go virtual, meetings were an all-too-frequent feature of the business landscape.

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A Diversity Boost

HRO Today

Two organizations share their secrets to building an inclusive hiring process. By Marta Chmielowicz. In today’s increasingly diverse world, the case for corporate D&I initiatives that deliver real progress is stronger than ever.

how can we get dinner privacy with a live-in nanny?

Ask a Manager

A reader writes: Due to COVID-19, we decided to hire a live-in nanny, “Jane.” Jane, though very sweet, takes so long to clean up at night that it is eating into our privacy. My husband and I both work during the day, and dinner is our time to be together after we feed our toddler.

Remote work is here to stay – so, you’d better build a policy


As some employers start to bring their employees back to work and others mull it over, leaders and managers may be eager to put 2020’s massive, sudden work from home experiment behind them. However, the era of everyone working full-time in centralized work spaces appears to be gone for good.

Work Identity, Job Design, and Job Satisfaction are all connected

Steve Glaiser

How well do you really know your employees? Do you know enough about them to be able to honestly say they are satisfied at work? And if you did, do you have any idea if their core makeup aligns with the job you both thought they were doing today? The way a person views themselves in relation to the

The Role of Human Resources in Workplace Safety

While it may seem obvious to say that safety is important for any company to embrace, making it a priority as an HR representative will not only be beneficial to your employees but to your bottom line too. Download this whitepaper to learn more!

Why is Proper Applicant Screening So Important for Small Businesses?

Get Hppy

You’d be hard-pressed to find a small business owner who doesn’t want to staff their enterprise with the best possible applicants. However, despite these lofty aspirations, a staggering number of small businesses place employee screening on the backburner.

A Q&A with Change Cadet, Dr. Akilah Cadet


Akilah Cadet joined our team earlier this summer for a discussion on racism, privilege and how we can show up for our black community. She founded Change Cadet, a consulting firm which aims to drive equity and belonging in the workplace.

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Recognizing key telemedicine benefits


Telemedicine (or telehealth) has become somewhat common in most employee-distributed health care plans. It’s not exactly a complicated or new concept: A patient consults a doctor or other health care professional over the phone or via videoconferencing.

10 Essential Remote Working Tips

Achievers - Recruiting

Remote work can be an unexplored territory for many people. If you’re new to remote work , make sure you’re well-equipped with the right tips and tools in place. We dive into 10 essential remote working tips. . Practice frequent recognition .

Five Reasons Leaders Invest in Language Training

Communication is the lifeforce of any company. Without it, productivity, employee happiness, and ultimately your business suffers. Investing in language learning better positions global business leaders to see gains in organizational effectiveness as a result.

Nine Ways Managers Can Enhance Employee Engagement for On-Site & Virtual Teams [Free Guide]

Emergenetics International

Employee engagement has understandably had its ups and downs this year. Still, the actual numbers may surprise you.

Federal Law Alert: FFCRA Leave – Significant Rule Changes

Namely - Talent

A federal court in New York recently struck down four federal Department of Labor (DOL) rules related to the leaves provided by the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA). As a result, certain aspects of the FFCRA are now more favorable to employees. Compliance

2020 Baker’s Dozen Customer Satisfaction Ratings: Recognition

HRO Today

We rank the top providers based on customer satisfaction surveys. By The Editors. HRO Today ’s Baker’s Dozen Customer Satisfaction Ratings are based solely on feedback from buyers of the rated services; the ratings are not based on the opinion of the HRO Today staff.

Is an outsourced payroll approach beneficial for your business?


This question seems simple enough: do you keep your payroll services in-house, or do you outsource this function to a third-party provider?

2021 Recruitment Strategies: Work Smarter Not Harder

Hours spent sourcing. Constantly checking different recruiting channels. Sifting through a sea of resumes. There’s no denying that the current hiring landscape is fragmented, complex, and full of frustrations. As you plan for 2021, take a moment to reflect on your current strategies and evaluate how you can work smarter, not harder in the new year. Download our guide where we break down different stages of the recruitment journey—and share several potential paths to hiring success.

Strategic Moves

HRO Today

A mobility audit can improve more than just the services offered—employee retention and engagement can increase as well. By Debbie Bolla.

Domestic Incentive Travel: Director of Travel Services Deven Crane Spotlights Hawks Cay Resort

The Incentive Solutions News blog

Director of Travel Services Deven Crane is back with another vlog regarding the latest in domestic incentive travel news.

Equity from the Inside Out

HRO Today

Much progress has been made, but there is still much work to do. By Marta Chmielowicz. The murder of George Floyd at the hands of Minneapolis police in May sparked nationwide outrage, propelling protests and civil unrest at a level not seen since the death of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in 1968.


Crimcheck and Tempworks Software Announce Strategic Partnership and Integrated Solutions Focused on the Staffing Industry

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The Pro’s Guide To Getting The Best ROI From Your New LMS

You need a Learning Management System when your courses and training programs need to be accessible online. Quickly build the perfect business case and easily determine which LMS will provide the best return on investment you need with this how-to eBook!

McDonald’s: We Didn’t Go Through Fired CEO’s Emails Before Giving Him a Golden Parachute. Oops

Evil HR Lady

Last year, McDonald’s fired their CEO and President, Steve Easterbrook for consensual sex with an employee. He got a nice golden parachute, estimated at $40 million. But, now, another employee has come forth to accuse Easterbrook of another sexual relationship with an employee.

Reward Delivery in an Upended Reality


Forced isolation, social distancing, travel restrictions, stagnant industries, flat sales. All of these effects of the Coronavirus Pandemic have accelerated and solidified an already budding trend towards digitalization in performance incentive programs.

5 Ways to Boost Employee Morale After Layoffs

Quantum Workplace

The National Bureau of Economic Research officially declared that the United States entered into a recession amid the COVID-19 crisis—ending one of the longest periods of economic expansion in our history.

Philadelphia’s Salary-History Ban Takes Effect Sept. 1

SHRM Resources

?The city of Philadelphia on Sept. 1 will start to enforce a ban on employers asking job candidates about their salary history or relying on pay history to determine wages. The city's 2017 law is considered by many to be a test for the future of salary-history bans across the country.We've

Groups 101

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.

Safety First

HRO Today

Learn about the precautions being taken at the HRO Today Forums in the age of COVID-19. By Jason Frenchman. As of press time, the annual HRO Today Forum events in Europe and North America remain on schedule for Nov. 2- 4, 2020 in Athens, Greece, and Dec.

Most Important Basic Concepts of Economics You Need to Know

Take It Personel-ly

Just recently, it has been reported that the total assets held by U.S households are over $113 trillion. If this number were divided up by the total population of the United States, it would equal out to over $343,000 for every person. However, this isn’t how the economy works.

5 Metrics for Remote Workers You Should Track


As many businesses have switched to remote working models in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, it has become clear that many methods of measuring employee performance and productivity are no longer applicable.