Mon.Jul 29, 2019

The Magic Of Altruism In The Workplace

Dr. Nadine

In his groundbreaking book "Give and Take", Adam Grant argues that there are three types of individuals in the world: givers, takers, and matchers. Givers are altruistic. They give more to others than they receive. Takers, on the other hand, are largely self-serving.

The ‘Why’ Behind Our Work: What Is ‘Purpose,’ And Do We Need It?

Forbes Leadership Strategy

On average, people spend 90,000 hours on the job over the course of their lives. So it’s no wonder that 9 in 10 workers would take a pay cut if it meant having the opportunity to participate in more purposeful work. But what is “purpose,” and do we really have to have it

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Why Do We Have Chronic Low Performing Employees?

The Tim Sackett Project

Do you guys want to know a little secret? You know how I like hanging out with smokers because they have all the cool inside information before anyone else? Your chronic low performers have a similar skill. It’s kind of like information.

New Data Tells Us Which Companies/Vendors Owns Corporate Expense Accounts.

The HR Capitalist

If you've ever wondered (what, just me?) what companies and vendors have the biggest share of corporate expense accounts/submitted expenses for approval, look no further.

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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.

Technology to Manage Workplace Immigration Is Booming

SHRM Resources

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New Jersey Adds to Recent Flood of Salary-History Inquiry Bans

SHRM Resources

Like other recent laws limiting salary-history inquiries, New Jersey’s new law will prohibit employers from screening job applicants based on the applicant’s prior wages, salary and benefits. New Jersey Employment Applications Pay Equity

Keeping it Simple: Driving HR analytics Value in 1 week

Analytics in HR

I attended an HR analytics conference in 2014, and was very impressed by the HR analytics work done in excel by Elouise Leonard-Cross, then of Home Group, in the North-East of England. The Home Group HR team did a great job by keeping things simple.

Smokeless Tobacco: Just an Issue for Blue-collar Workers?

EX Program

Chewing tobacco. Snuff. No matter what it’s called, smokeless tobacco is dangerous. Those who provide healthcare benefits to a blue-collar workforce likely already have these terms on their radar. But if you don’t, you should. Here’s why.

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How to HR in a growing company – A guide for every size business

Insperity

When you first start a company, amid the excitement and many competing priorities, you may not be considering the vital role of human resources (HR) in growing a company.

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.

What Fyre Festival Teaches Us About Leadership

Great Place to Work

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Diversity and Inclusion: A Guide for HR Professionals

TalentLyft

This practical guide for HR professionals will help you foster a diverse and inclusive workplace. Discover the best practice tips and strategies and learn how to implement highly effective workplace diversity and inclusion initiatives at your company! Read More. Culture and People

5 Steps for Building Personal Brand and Becoming an Influencer

Take It Personel-ly

Do you know that 82 percent of consumers will trust a company if their executives are using Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and other social media networks? Personal branding is essential in today‘s marketplace. This is the reason why you need to build your personal brand.

CalChamber Podcast Rewind: What Not to Wear – To Work and Other California Employer Concerns

HRWatchdog

In case you missed it, check out this podcast for tips on enforcing your company’s dress code during the summer months. Already in control of your dress code? Other recent podcasts address vaccinations in the workplace, employment law proposals in the Capitol and disaster preparedness.

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 #1 Leadership Competency That You Should Cultivate

FlashPoint

Photo by Jeremy Bishop on Unsplash. It's most important for leaders to foster trust. Leaders must engender trust. It’s one of the most important competencies – without establishing trust in their vision and actions, leaders cannot effectively engage others in achieving that vision.

NJ says goodbye to salary-history questions for job applicants

The Employer Handbook

De Wicker Paradise from New Rochelle, United States – Omni Consumer Products — Fight Club Soap – Logo Bar outdoor wicker is a favorite of ours! So is this find by tind. , CC BY 2.0 , Ligazón. The first rule of Fight Club is: You do not talk about Fight Club.

People at Work, Ep. 10: Shawna Stewart on the power of purpose

Jostle

The employee engagement problem remains largely unsolved. But fortunately there are people hard at work finding ways to overcome this situation. Shawna Stewart is one of them, and she’s willing to share what works.

Los Angeles Now Largest U.S. City To Include LGBTQ Businesses In Contracts

Forbes Leadership Strategy

"History has been made here in Los Angeles

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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.

How Small-Business Owners Can Find Success On The Radio

Forbes Coaches Council

There are a few ways, in addition to the internet, that entrepreneurs can start marketing their businesses

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The Six Levels of Deviance

HR Examiner

“Maybe deviance is not for you. Maybe you weren’t born with that gene. Tough – you have to embrace it anyway, at least once in a while.” ” – Dr. Todd Dewett. Success is about hard work, expertise, and positive relationships – right?

Leveraging Data and Story to engage Decision Makers

Babette Ten Haken - Professional Development

How comfortable are you incorporating story into your data to engage and retain decision makers? Clearly, data is frequently used by sales teams to justify initial purchase of your organization’s products and services. However, what’s the story behind all that data?

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Is This The End For Consultants?

Forbes Leadership Strategy

Do management consultancies have a place in a world where success is no longer about making efficiencies but about human-factors such as imagination and innovation

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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.

7 Team Building Activities That Actually Build Stronger Teams

Namely

Here’s how we react when we hear about strong teams: ?? Here’s how we react when we hear about “team building activities”: ??. Talent Employee Engagement Company Culture

What Are Your Employer Rights Under FMLA?

Patriot Software

With so many details and rules, the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) can easily puzzle employers. You have to know your employees’ FMLA rights as well as your own. So, what are your employer rights under FMLA? Employer rights under FMLA If you aren’t familiar with the FMLA, here’s a brief recap.

What Keeping Secrets Does To Your Brain

Forbes Leadership Strategy

New research now reveals the truth behind secrets—and it’s not what you’d expect. First, 97% of people have one or more secrets at any given time. But most common is 13 secrets per person… whoa! What does keeping a secret do to your brain? Here are the 2 biggest problems

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Stop summertime FMLA abuse: The Friday Monday Leave Act

HR Morning

Does summertime feel like FMLA stands for the “Friday Monday Leave Act” instead of the Family and Medical Leave Act? From late May to early September, you expect some empty desks or vacant work stations because of pre-approved PTO.

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.