Tue.Feb 25, 2020

13 essential steps to great employee recognition

HR Morning

Recognizing employees for their good work is essential to good business. In fact, when researchers in one survey asked employees, “What can your manager do to make this a better place to work?” almost 90% of them said, “Recognize me for a job well done.”

Cafe Classic: The Truth About Great Compensation Design

Compensation Cafe

Editor's Note: The truth hurts. and it can set you free! That's what they say, anyway. Today, we feature a Classic truth from Margaret O'Hanlon about what ultimately enables your compensation plans to achieve greatness.

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How to Prepare for the Next Wave of HR Benchmarking


HR benchmarking first hit the scene in 1980 , giving organizations a way to assess relative performance for important measures such as turnover. In this first wave of benchmarking, HR had to leverage surveys and other data that was often self-reported, and therefore subject to bias.

Outsourced HR VS In-house Team: How to Decide?

Get Hppy

A company can only achieve its full potential if it has a thriving workforce. As the HR team takes charge of the managing and recruiting, it’s also a must for entrepreneurs to maintain a highly competitive human resource team. Doing this is the key to keeping the company’s top talent.

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.

The Future of Talent Acquisition

Allegis Global Solutions

Last December talent acquisition leaders gathered in London for the latest in our series of roundtables to discuss the future of talent acquisition and find out how they perceive their own talent acquisition function’s ability, where the pressure points lie, and how it could change for the better.

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can I put running my household on my resume?

Ask a Manager

A reader writes: I’m looking to move out of arts/media, where I’m currently director of a small department, and into business operations, probably looking for director of operations and similar jobs.

A New Perspective on Work and Careers


Many baby boomers adhere to the old adage, “Don’t leave one job until you have another.”. But this isn’t always true with the younger generation of workers.

a recruiter used my dad’s death to try to get me to accept a job offer

Ask a Manager

A reader writes: I was contacted by a recruiter about a job opening in my field. I wasn’t actively looking to leave my current position, but the new role would be a step up in responsibility and one that wasn’t available at my current company.

Boomerang employees: tips for hiring and onboarding


Have you considered hiring “boomerang employees?” ” These are former employees who left your company and are seeking to return – usually at a more senior position.

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!

How Much Does the Salary Affect Employees’ Happiness?


Is a higher salary or a bonus enough to make employees happy? Which industries have the strongest correlation between happiness and wages? Don’t speculate - check the the results of a scientific research! Read More. Culture and People

Onwards and Upwards: Six Top Tips for Boosting your Career Prospects

Take It Personel-ly

Most people are not living their dream job, but that does not mean you have to bypass the career you’ve always dreamed of, too. If you think that you are unemployable or at least not deserving of that promotion you lie awake at night dreaming of, then you need to read this article.

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Cornerstone to buy talent management developer Saba


Consolidation in the benefits and HR and benefits technology continues with another announced acquisition by a people development software-maker.

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The Best Customer Discovery requires Storytelling Patience

Babette Ten Haken - Professional Development

Today we’re talking about the importance of having storytelling patience when conducting customer discovery interviews. Customer discovery is a methodology used for building startups, new corporate ventures / intrapreneurial activities, design and engineering projects, and sales.

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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

Fostering Diversity & Inclusion in the Workplace: The Role of Managers

Quantum Workplace

It’s not enough for organizations to just have diversity and inclusion policies in the workplace. Any organization-wide strategy or initiative needs to be embraced by all employees—especially managers. Managers help guide and lead the teams and individuals that make up organizations.

4 Tips to Overcome Low Employee Morale


Winners know that defense is as important as offense. It’s true in sports, board games, battle, and certainly when tackling the management challenges that plague the modern workforce.

intern signs emails with “stay gold,” can I wear black jeans to a job interview, and more

Ask a Manager

It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. Intern uses “stay gold” as her email sign off. There’s an intern at my office who signs off all her emails with “Stay gold.” ” For example, an email from her might read, “Thanks for sending me the TPS reports!

Could 2020 Be The Year Of The Successful Angry Woman?

Forbes Leadership Strategy

Could 2020 be the year when women are allowed to be visibly angry and still succeed? Senator Warren's outspoken debate performance might be a signal that it's time to retire the negative backlash against strategically angry women

How to Activate Employee Voice to Create and Sustain a Speak Up Culture

This whitepaper details how leaders can shift into an ‘action mindset’ that allows for growth and change at every level of your organization. Speak Up cultures promote productivity, improve retention efforts, and create positive employee engagement.

Leaders: Can You Pass The Caller ID Test?

Forbes Coaches Council

You may not have heard of the Caller ID Test, but you’ve taken it hundreds or thousands of times in your career


You Don’t Need a Job Candidate’s Social Security Number at the Application Stage

Evil HR Lady

You need your employes’ social security numbers. Employers are one of the few organizations that really need social security number s, as you have to pay employees, withhold taxes, and pay taxes. It’s important that you have it.

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Make Your Employer Brand Weird


We’re failing at hiring because we’re catering to the masses

Combating workplace violence: HR’s key role

HR Morning

From threats and intimidation to rapes and shootings, workplace violence is a growing concern among employers of all sizes, and in all industries.

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.

Unauthorized overtime: does a company have to pay?


Unauthorized overtime? What you should do. Let's say you have a company policy that says employees must get permission to work overtime, but they work overtime anyway without authorization. What can (and should) you do as the employer? Posted by Stratus.hr on Tuesday, February 4, 2020.

Mentors, sponsors, and coaches are critical to career development

HR Morning

How Much Support Do You Really Need to Get Ahead? When it comes to career development, what gives you a leg up over your peers? Extra hours in the office? Consistent performance? The sheer luck of being in the “right place at the right time”?

The Changing Landscape of 401(k) Compliance

HR Topics

The SECURE Act, which was signed into law December 20, 2019, will significantly impact the 401(k) landscape. The name says it all: Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement. The idea is to allow smaller employees to enter the 401(k) arena with simpler compliance and cost requirements.

Financial Stress, Health and Employee Wellness in 2020

Best Money Moves

Financial stress, health and employee wellness in 2020. New research highlights the mental and physical effects of financial stress on employees. Financial planning is the best way to combat financial stress, but many Americans are ignoring the problem and only making matters worse. .

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.