Thu.Jan 16, 2020

Accidental Values: The Silent Threat to Your Company Culture


“We’re driven, we get stuff done. But it can be pretty abrasive as well, so we’re afraid to make mistakes.”. “We’re warm, friendly, and mission-driven. But at times we can be soft and miss deadlines, and I don’t think we’re good at holding anyone accountable.”. “It’s

If Tech Is So Distracting, How Do Slack Employees Stay So Focused?


How Slack’s culture kills distraction by building psychological safety, telling employees to go home, and using lots and lots of emojis. If there’s one technology that embodies the unreasonable demands of the always-on work culture that pervades so many companies today, it’s Slack.

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The Formula For Successfully Scaling Your Company Culture


In less than a year, 15Five has rapidly scaled the company up from about 70 employees to over 200. It’s not entirely uncommon for many company cultures to suffer during a surge of high growth—fortunately for our company, the opposite is true.

Generational Preferences of Employee Recognition

MTM Recognition

There’s no question about it: recognition in the workplace is changing. But with all of the recent studies published on the hows and whys dictating the employee experience, MTM decided to test it out.

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.

How To Get Employees to Use Your Recognition Programs


As we enter a new year, your organization may also be implementing a new recognition strategy. We all know what it takes to make a recognition program successful - employee participation.

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How to develop and refine critical human resource skills


“To maximize success in HR, you need the right complement of skills.” ” There are several critical business processes that require specific human resources skills in order to function efficiently, accurately and within specific timelines.

How to Develop a Talent Pipeline

Employment Metrix

Replacing employees is expensive. The 2017 retention report says that it costs about $15,000 to replace an employee making $45,000. To save on high costs, energy and resources, your team needs a talent pipeline.

A guide for supporting staff members through addiction

Get Hppy

Addiction can affect anyone, from all walks of life. Symptoms of substance abuse can vary from person to person and may not be obvious at first. But, with a reported three million people going to work while under the influence annually, you may well have staff members who are battling addiction.

What is job ghosting? 4 ways to prevent it


Imagine you’ve invested months recruiting the perfect candidate for your company. Come their first day, that new employee doesn’t show up for work. That seemingly perfect candidate is ghosting a job. Your job. What is job ghosting?

2020 Report: The Future of HR

Paycor asked more than 500 leaders of medium and small businesses to talk about the present and future of HR. Download the guide and see what they said. Their responses will surprise you!

Why is recruitment in 2020 going to be difficult? And what can your organization do about it?


Imagine finding a great deal for your business. It’s a solution that can potentially solve many of your business problems. It will not only add value to your organization currently but can become an asset for your company for years to come. And so, you roll up your sleeves.

4 Tips for Recruiting Top Talent with Gamification


Think of the craziest thing you could do to convince the most qualified candidate to accept a job offer. Would you meet them in Second Life over a virtual cup of coffee? Would you approach them through Tinder? These gamification scenarios might sound a bit crazy or ahead of time.

Years Of Service Programs: The Myth of the One Best Way

C. A. Short Company

If you are looking for the One Best Way to recognize your employees , may I gently suggest that you are missing the point? There is no cookie-cutter, one-size-fits-all approach that meets the needs of every organization. Nor should there be!

Connecting with the Right Candidate through Automation


2020 is here. With every new year, HR technology is also evolving day by day. We are in the era of recruitment, where we need to be first and fast in hiring the top talent. Recruiters are recruiting in a candidate-driven market, which means candidates have more options to choose from.

Protecting Organizational Culture and Wellbeing During a Global Pandemic

Download Gallagher’s report to discover best practices for sustaining corporate culture, identify opportunities for building engagement, and understand the value of investing in your organization’s greatest asset — its people.

The Truth About Workplace Texting Communications

Flimp Communications

Workplace texting communications and instant messaging systems are nothing new. In fact, the technology has been around long enough for different generations of workers to react to it in different ways. Many workers have embraced these systems for the ease they bring.

What makes a good performance review?

Select International

It’s no secret that nobody enjoys performance reviews. Both incumbents and supervisors often see it as a waste of time rather than an opportunity to increase efficiency for both the individual and the organization.

Get Noticed on LinkedIn – Definitive Guide


It’s hard to overstate the importance of your LinkedIn profile when you’re actively job seeking or thinking about making a change. It’s what gets you noticed by recruiters and hiring managers.

Applying UX principles to EX: Enhancing the employee user experience


When companies think about user experience (UX), it’s almost always in the context of the customer. How is the customer interacting with the website’s interface? Are they able to navigate it easily? Are they finding the support resources they need?

Preparing for the Workplace of the Future: HR’s Role

Speaker: Robin Schooling, Managing Partner, HR + People Strategy, Peridus Group

Join Robin Schooling, Managing Partner, HR + People Strategy with Peridus Group, to learn what you can do now to prepare yourself and your organization for the future workplace while simultaneously solidifying HR’s impact as a strategic and influential leader for business success

Cloverleaf Secures Additional Funding


CINCINNATI – January 16, 2020 – Cloverleaf is proud to announce the completion of a new $1.3 million round of funding. The round was led by Queen City Angels with the participation of Mucker Capital, Connetic Ventures, Stout Street Capital, Airwing VC, and Sica Ventures.

The Truth About Email/Web Security


As new threats unfold in 2020, you’ll need both the right strategy and the right set of tools as part of a comprehensive, multi-layered to security

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Why Big Tech is Losing Gen Z Hires


Remember when we were all trying to reach the hiring bar set by Amazon, Google, Facebook and other giants? No more. Toxic work cultures, questionable leadership and recent ethics scandals are tarnishing these once golden employers. The New York Times just reported that Gen Z are staying away.

Are You Creating an Inclusive Workplace?

Quantum Workplace

Introducing guest blogger: Reginald Ponder, Thought Leader and Executive Marketing Lead for The Kaleidoscope Group. A common myth is that diversity and inclusion is the responsibility of the D&I person.

Does Your Workforce Have the Talent DNA for the Digital Future?

With the increasing adoption of automation and data-driven technologies, the workforce is changing rapidly — regardless of whether we’re prepared to face it. Keeping up with the velocity of change is vital to success, and that means building digital readiness into the DNA of your organization so your workforce is ready to face an uncertain and constantly changing future.

Very Compelling Storytelling embraces Risk and Opportunity

Babette Ten Haken - Professional Development

Moving your stories into the Very Compelling Storytelling category is a scary proposition, isn’t it? Sort of like standing in rush-hour traffic during a polar vortex. Very compelling storytelling moves you the biggest one millimeter beyond your storytelling comfort level as you can move.

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Essential Leadership Lessons From Flat Organizations

Great Place to Work



New Form W-4, Tax Withholding Method


The IRS urges everyone to see if they need to adjust their withholding by using the Tax Withholding Estimator to perform a Paycheck Checkup. In December 2019, the IRS released its new Form W-4, Employee’s Withholding Certificate for 2020.

A customer’s pref­erence for an employee of a certain gender usually does not justify sex discrimination — even at a strip club.

The Employer Handbook

License: CC0 Public Domain. Hypothetically, if I were to go to a gentlemen’s club, I would expect to see women dancing on stage for money. That’s what goes on there, I’m told.

Year in Review: Talent Acquisition in 2019 & the 2020 Impact

The year 2019 in talent acquisition was full of key learnings and insights that you can leverage in order to start 2020 ahead of the recruiting pack. This report walks you through core trends to continuously examine as you plan your recruiting strategy for 2020 and beyond.