Wed.Sep 16, 2020

Your remote new hire onboarding plan: Build those connections

Workable

That’s not to say the challenges aren’t there. Onboarding remote employees – in many cases, without having ever met them in person – is no easy task. In Workable’s New World of Work survey , 37.4%

How to Answer “Do You Consider Yourself Successful?” Without Feeling Like a Show-Off

The Muse

This question might catch you off guard. Use these tips to plan your answer and convince the interviewer you’re a great fit for the job. Interviewing

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4 Tips to Increase Employee Morale

Get Hppy

Whether good or bad, employee morale is infectious, making it one of the most important areas for a company to focus on. When a workplace has high employee morale, it is usually more efficient and effective. Not to mention, it’s just an all-around more pleasant place to work.

Happy employees = happy customers

CultureIQ

“To win in the marketplace you must first win in the workplace.”. Doug Conant, former CEO of Campbell Soup. A company is doing something right if both their employees and customers are happy. We know about the importance of culture in building sustainable employee satisfaction, and the importance of customer satisfaction. But, as Doug Conant suggests, is there also a connection between the two? The short answer is yes, and a strong connection at that.

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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.

30 Ways to Say “Great Job”

Quickbase

We know it’s important to give positive feedback in response to a job well done. Here are 30 ways to say "great job.". Perspectives communication effective leadership innovation Leadership

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How Your Business Can Adopt New Procedures from COVID-19 Long Term

Take It Personel-ly

Businesses have put in place managerial and health measures to facilitate business continuity as they begin to open up amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

Careers That Make a Difference: How This Nurse Led With Compassion During the Pandemic

The Muse

Byran Vinson, a nurse and center manager for Satellite Healthcare, created and ran a COVID-19 unit during the pandemic. Here’s how he did it. Exploring Careers

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how do I quit when my boss won’t speak to me?

Ask a Manager

A reader writes: Let me preface this by saying, I love my job and I adore my coworkers. My boss and I go back a while; I’ve been their right-hand man for almost a decade. I have worked hard to earn the trust and respect of the folks I work with.

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New California Supplemental COVID-19 Sick Leave Poster, Guidance Available

HRWatchdog

The California Division of Labor Standards Enforcement (DLSE) has issued both guidance on the new COVID-19 supplemental paid sick leave requirements and model posters that employers may use to comply with the new law’s notice requirements.

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.

If I Refuse a 20 Percent Pay Cut, Is it a Resignation or Termination?

Evil HR Lady

I would appreciate some advice for my particular case. My company recently got bought out by a big corporate company. Today I got an offer letter that offers a 20% pay cut and that would increase my benefit premiums from $0 to $200/month, all for the exact same role and tasks. .

Onsite Flu Clinic: Good or Bad Idea with COVID-19?

Stratus

With both the flu and COVID-19 cycling this upcoming season, getting a flu shot is more important than ever. But due to necessary precautions to prevent further spread of germs, should companies host their own flu shot clinic?

Five Tips to Maintain Morale Through Challenging Times

Emergenetics International

Organizations have experienced a lot of ups and downs this year with economic and pandemic challenges. Leaders have had to focus on navigating a volatile, unfamiliar business landscape while making adjustments to support the long-term health of their companies.

Leading In The New Normal

McQuiag

What makes a good leader? As we settle into our new normal, the question of effective leadership is once again under debate. Will leaders walking into our changed future of work require different skills than we thought they would? The answer is almost undoubtedly yes.

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.

25 Key Employee Survey Questions to Evaluate Internal Communications

TinyPulse

Corporate communication. What first came to mind when you read that? Was it marketing to customers? Communicating with investors? Topic: Employee Surveys

Incentive Solutions Releases New ROI Calculator: Projecting Business Growth for Your Channel Incentive Programs

The Incentive Solutions News blog

Introducing Incentive Solutions’ new and improved ROI calculator! Here at Incentive Solutions, our mission statement is simple: to inspire growth. One of the most essential parts of the growth process is to seek out learning opportunities and find ways to improve.

how to set boundaries with a very chatty coworker

Ask a Manager

A reader writes: I work with a dedicated and conscientious person. We have the same title and role and interact a lot for our jobs. I like her but she is extremely chatty. She is clueless as to how it impacts me and our joint workload and it’s starting to wear on me.

WorkStride and BrandMuscle Announce Strategic Partnership to Provide Advanced Channel Solutions

Workstride

NEW YORK and CHICAGO, September 16, 2020 – WorkStride, a leader in channel incentives and employee recognition solutions, announced today it has formalized its working partnership with BrandMuscle to provide a best-in-class experience for managing co-op MDF, SPIFF, and other rebate programs seamlessly in a central location.

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!

correcting your boss’s grammar, coaching a peer, and more

Ask a Manager

It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. Correcting my boss’s grammar. One of my pet peeves is grammar errors because in a past life, I taught English composition for many years. The problem is that my supervisor asks me to give feedback on documents she’s put together.

Employee experience: how to make your organisation H.A.P.P.Y in challenging times

HR Zone

Culture Creating a H.A.P.P.Y workplace

Micro-Acts Of Self-Care That Take Little Time And Deliver Big Impact

Forbes Coaches Council

It makes excellent common and business sense to protect our personal and professional assets. Leadership /leadership Leadership /leadership leadership

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Install Security for Your Company Without Sacrificing Style

Take It Personel-ly

When it comes to securing your office, you can’t be too careful. You want to do all in your power to make sure your property is burglar-proof. At the same time, you don’t want to turn your office into a ringer for Sing Sing. What you need is a way to beef up your security […].

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.

The Small Steps I’m Taking to Improve My Family’s Well-being

Thrive Global

COVID-19. Isolation. Racism. Political divisiveness. New ways of working, socializing, and living. Loneliness. Hostility. Frustration. That’s 2020. I’ve heard many, including myself, say “I cannot wait to see the end of 2020”. It’s our coping mechanism and hope for the future.

10 Gym Alternatives for Busy Parents Who Want to Be Fit/Healthy in 2020

Take It Personel-ly

Now, more than ever, it is imperative to take care of yourself and focus on your well-being. Even if there isn’t a pandemic that’s currently causing chaos to everyone’s health, striving to be fit and healthy should always be part of your goals.

Major Benefits of Resume Parsing & How to Do It Right

Skillate

Whether you operate as a small-scale venture or an international company with multiple offices around the world, hiring and onboarding new talent can be challenging.

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Remote I-9 Form Verification Extended 60 Days

SHRM Resources

Employers with entirely remote workforces as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic have until Nov. 19 to take advantage of relaxed document inspection requirements for the Form I-9 when onboarding new hires. Eligibility Verification (I-9

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.