Fri.Dec 07, 2018

#WorkTrends: Diversity in Practice

TalentCulture

The evidence continues to pile up: Diversity pays. Whether you’re in the heart of Silicon Valley or elsewhere, diversity at work provides a greater breadth of thought, experiences and approaches, and it’s becoming more important than ever in business.

Spotting three Trends of the Trends: Employee experience rounds out the Top 3

HR Times

Posted by Jeff Schwartz on December 7, 2018. This is our third of three posts tracking the Trends of the Trends—the topics we have seen emerge as perennial in our issues in our annual Global Human Capital Trends research over the last seven years. At No.

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5 Office Inventions That Will Make Work Fun Again!

HR Digest

Walk into almost any workplace, big or small, and you’ll quickly see how technology has transformed the way we work. Whether you’re a freelancer, a delivery driver, or a CHRO, one thing is clear: The modern office has adapted to new technology and tools in a number of ways to cater for changes in evolving workplace needs and working styles. How, for example, did we live without Skype or Slack? Think about the Otis Elevator.

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Technology’s impact on knowledge management

Bersin with Deloitte

The future of work is being shaped by three key forces. As technological advances of cognitive AI, machine learning, and everything-as-a-service become more integrated into the fabric of business the very nature of the workforce, work and workplace are rapidly evolving.

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!

Reducing Costs and Improving Lives

CONCERN: EAP

Substantial research exists about the cost of behavioral health conditions such as stress, anxiety and depression in the workforce.

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Reducing Costs and Improving Lives

CONCERN: EAP

Substantial research exists about the cost of behavioral health conditions such as stress, anxiety and depression in the workforce.

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Win the war for talent: 7 perks job candidates say they want

HR Morning

Every HR pro’s been here before: You find a candidate with all the right qualifications, only to have them slip away right before closing the deal. . After having done your best to woo them and offer a strong salary, you can be left scratching your head, wondering what you could’ve done differently.

5 Steps to Managing Your Benefits Program Like a Business

TLNT: The Business of HR

For the average organization, employee benefits can consume up to 30% of payroll. This spend is one of the largest on a company’s income statement. Yet, this area is often the least aligned with organizational objectives. Put simply, benefits are often not managed like a business.

MTM Recognition & Bowl Game Season

MTM Recognition

Since 1971 MTM has been crafting prestigious awards for events of all kinds throughout the United States and beyond. We especially love this time of year because many of the awards that we make in our Championship Sports division, are shown on T.V.

Designing Equitable Performance: How to Create Fair, Inclusive Assessments

Speaker: Aubrey Blanche & Sahra Kaboli-Nejad

We are all susceptible to bias and strive to mitigate it through reading, taking classes, and participating in trainings - yet, it seems like these aren’t driving the change we need. Women tend to receive vague, personality-based feedback, where men tend to receive performance related feedback. Work completed by Black men is more likely to be rated as lower quality than White men. And Black women face these overlapping biases in even more extreme ways. So what can we do to address the inequities in the system? Look at the system itself - are we designing an equitable performance system that benefits everyone? Join Culture Amp’s Global Head of Equitable Design and Impact, Aubrey Blanche, along with Diversity, Equity, and Belonging Lead Sahra Kaboli-Nejad, to discuss how we can re-evaluate our performance management systems. We will discuss the benefits of designing a system at every level (individual, manager, and organization) to help mitigate bias and ultimately create a system that finally succeeds at what it is supposed to do - improve performance.

Don’t Be Afraid of Poor Analytics

TLNT: The Business of HR

If you’ve taken any analytics or statistics courses, you’ll have been bombarded with cautions about how analytics can go wrong. For example: Strategic HR analytics Data Featured

Meet Namely: Julie Zhang

Namely

When Julie Zhang moved to the U.S. 23 years ago, she had no idea she’d find a career in quality assurance (QA). Julie left China to find work as a mechanical engineer in New York City, but was unable to find a job in that field.

How to Create an Employee Rewards Calendar | Reward Gateway

Reward Gateway

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HR pros might want to keep an eye on their own this holiday season

HR Morning

Here come the holiday gatherings, a chance to celebrate the year’s accomplishments, let the folks know you appreciate all their hard work … and do your best to keep a lid on things as the party rolls along. First the good news.

Workplace Mask Policy & Return to Work Templates

Paycor’s comprehensive checklist and customizable letters will help you re-start your business and welcome your team back to a new normal.

Battle of the Interview Formats: Recorded, Phone or Face-to-Face

Employment Metrix

Job seekers are at a premium right now – in fact, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, unemployment is at its lowest in 50 years. In a tight labor market, reaching qualified candidates faster than the competition is incredibly important for companies with roles to fill.

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How To Close Your Workforce Skills Gaps with Reskilling

AvilarHR

Predictions about how artificial intelligence, automation and augmented reality will affect the workforce range from doomsday scenarios of massive job losses to nirvana sketches of AI-powered machines liberating employees to perform only the most strategic, rewarding tasks.

M&A Friday! This Week’s HR Deals and Trending #HotInHR News

Advos

Our weekly recap of fundings, mergers & acquisition, partnership and other interesting news from the human resource, recruitment and employee benefits marketplace. FUNDING. This week’s fundings: $70M+.

The State of Employee Engagement and Why Organizations Have Been Looking at Engagement All Wrong

Employee Engagement Group

Bob Kelleher recently spoke with Anthony Fasano from the Engineering Management Institute about the importance of employee engagement and how organizations have been looking at it all wrong.

Even During COVID-19, I-9s Have to Be Done Right, on Time, and in Person

Help make sure you can get your remote hires onboarded quickly, even when you don’t have a physical office location or trained HR in the area. Download this free e-book, and you’ll be on your way to simpler Form I-9 and Section 2 completion.

A Few Things to Consider When Selecting a Workforce Analytics Software Provider

Vemo

Service and Consulting The provider should offer a named account manager that is with you from day one. This will give you a single point of contact that is highly familiar with your program and also provides continuity as the program scales.

How to give feedback the right way

Impraise

Giving feedback can be challenging, especially when you have something critical to say. How often do you ponder over saying something or just letting it slide? Constructive feedback can help your colleagues improve and enrich the relationships in your team. Consequently, it can bring everyone’s performance to a higher level. However feedback only works if the recipients are willing to accept it and work on it, which doesn’t happen automatically.

Cafe Classic: Competitive Pay Is Not Enough

Compensation Cafe

Editor's Note: You may say that you pay competitively, but do you know that for sure? And is it competitive enough? Chuck Csizmar takes a Classic look at this near-universal claim to help us gauge if we have really put our money where our mouths are.

How Your Strategy is Stunting Your High-Volume Recruiting

Oleeo

Recruiting is constantly evolving. While some teams implement process after process and are constantly trying to improve their strategy to find candidates, the layers (or even the pieces) forgotten along the way, can be the very reason for falling behind the competition

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.

Not every offhand comment, slight, and insult is a federal lawsuit.

The Employer Handbook

Image Credit: Publicdomanpictures.net ([link]. Meet “John” the firefighter. According to this federal court opinion , John (not his real name) is a Christian and holds various moral opinions; he also wears a cross and says grace before meals.

The Administrative Assistant Career Path: Opportunities to Advance

SnackNation

The Administrative Assistant Career Path: Opportunities to Advance. An Administrative Assistant career path can go in many exciting directions, with plenty of twists and turns along the way.

What All HR Professionals Can Learn From The Ecommerce Industry

Effortless HR

You might not think there are many parallels to be drawn between the HR industry and the world of ecommerce, but there’s actually a substantial overlap in the skills required.

30 Healthy Filling Snacks to Conquer Your Hunger

SnackNation

30 Healthy Filling Snacks to Conquer Your Hunger. Hunger can strike at any time during a busy day, and oftentimes when you least expect it. Maybe you skipped lunch because of back-to-back meetings or you forgot to pack a snack before a long day out and about.

COVID-19: Returning to the Workplace in a New Reality

COVID-19 has created a new set of risks that require a new way of working. Download Gallagher’s latest COVID-19 report for insights into encouraging resiliency in your people, building confidence in your organization, and preparing for the future of work.