Tue.Aug 02, 2022

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8 Ways to Foster Employee Happiness


When it comes to the workplace, happiness is key. Studies have shown that happy employees are more productive and efficient. That’s why employers need to do what they can to create a positive work environment. But what does employee happiness mean, exactly? Here are a few tips for contributing to employee happiness in the workplace. […].

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Tips for Managers to Stay Connected When Working Remotely


“We are all now connected by the Internet, like neurons in a giant brain,” says Stephen Hawking. . This connection has changed how we communicate, work, learn, and whatnot! In the pandemic era, most companies switched to remote working, and with the help of the internet, working from home has proved to be easier and more productive. . Since there is no need to drive or spend time in vehicles, employees can save time drastically.


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3 Types of Employee Engagement Surveys and How to Choose the Right One


The market is now saturated with an abundance of employee survey tools and software. Perhaps you’ve already tried a few but experienced much lower than anticipated response rates. Or maybe you aren’t seeing significant outcomes. Some of these surveys are valid and valuable. A few are convenient for employees to take. But how many truly measure employee engagement and will it result in a significant increase?

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How to help your employees overcome cultural shock after job relocation?


Relocation is always challenging for an employee who has been transferred or got a new job in a new country. This is because they’ve to deal with the cultural shock and new environment adjustments. Hiring long distance movers can help to reduce their stress. But, accepting and adapting to a new culture in a completely new environment affects them in many ways.

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6 Strategies to Navigate Social Determinants of Health for a Better Workplace

In today’s dynamic work landscape, where the lines between personal and professional life blur, understanding the intricate interplay between social determinants of health (SDoH) and emotional wellbeing is paramount. Employers must acknowledge that the whole person comes to work and every aspect of a person’s personal and professional life, especially their mental health, comes with them.

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A Talent Strategy For Troubled Times - Stability + Agility


We’re all wondering the same thing: is a global recession coming? A few months ago, it seemed as if worker shortages were the greatest business threat for 2022; the talent war to hire and keep the best people was on. But now, as companies tighten their belts to prepare for a worsening economy, there are different talent challenges on the horizon. Keeping talented people is paramount in the year ahead because it is our people that will ultimately deliver a healthy bottom line.

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Josh Bersin urges businesses to stop using 'post and pray' recruitment

HR Zone

Acquisition Stop using stale recruitment approaches.

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6 Tips for Well Written Job Description That Attracts Candidates


A job description may be used for a variety of purposes, and therefore quite important to get right. A job description is essentially a statement that will outline the job as well as the condition under which the job will be performed. Job descriptions are essential, providing an overall summary of the tasks and responsibilities of a job, they both assists managers as well as employees to understand exactly what is required of them in that specific role.

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can I change teams because of my coworker’s values, I’m working for my parents’ business, and more

Ask a Manager

This post, can I change teams because of my coworker’s values, I’m working for my parents’ business, and more , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. 1. Can I ask to change teams because of my coworker’s values? I have an issue that’s minor compared to some I’ve read, but it’s big to me.

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9 Signs You’re in a Toxic Work Environment—and What to Do About It

The Muse

It’s not you, it’s your company. Here’s what a toxic work environment looks like—and how to deal with it.

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Here Are the HR Trends to Watch in 2024 + Plus Advice for Driving Impact!

The pressure is on to create a positive onboarding experience. Plus, a sub-par onboarding process can domino into other concerns such as low performance, burnout (for you and new hires), and retention challenges. Our 2024 State of HR report will give you a realistic picture of the HR landscape and tips to onboarding effectively in the year to come.

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my company wants us to sign a loyalty oath

Ask a Manager

This post, my company wants us to sign a loyalty oath , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. A reader writes: My workplace is incredibly weird and, oftentimes, problematic. In the past there have been issues with religious harassment, sexual harassment, and general abuse all coming from management and administration. You can’t complain to HR because they are part of the harassment as well.

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Did disability bias motivate HR to fire an employee for sleepwalking into a colleague’s hotel bed?

The Employer Handbook

Imagine getting the call sometime past midnight at an out-of-town national sales conference that you need to immediately investigate a complaint from an employee who says that his female co-worker has sleepwalked into a bed in his hotel room. That wasn’t on the SHRM-CP exam. Then again, no one forced you to become a Human Resources professional.

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How to Discuss Work Performance With Peers


If you work with any type of team, it is important to note that it isn’t only you and your boss who have a stake in your performance, your colleagues are invested too. Because they work closely with you, much closer than a supervisor or manager, they will have good insight into your performance. In an office with the right workplace culture, your peers will be rooting for you to succeed.

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How to Communicate Your Benefits Plans to Remote Employees


Before the remote-work revolution, employees could simply walk up to someone’s desk and ask them questions about their benefits options. In preparation for open enrollment, employers held company-wide meetings and invited brokers to present benefits options to their employees in-person.

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Improving Access To & Utilization Of Cancer Screening With Color

Discover how Color's comprehensive care solution is revolutionizing cancer screening adherence and knowledge. Through an in-depth case study, Color's unique approach to comprehensive cancer care has shown significant benefits in increasing screening rates and enhancing patient knowledge. Participants reported a 2-3x increase in adherence to screening guidelines over just 8 weeks, with 84% of participants increasing their familiarity with timing and frequency of cancer screening.

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Dealing with the Heat: Tips for Care

First Stop Health

While you’re soaking up that summer sun, it’s important to take precautions to prevent heat-related illnesses from putting a damper on your day. Heat cramps, exhaustion and heat stroke can all occur when the body becomes overheated after being exposed to high temperatures.

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What are 7 types of hazards in the workplace?

HR Shelf

In the workplace, where employee welfare directly affects organizational performance, you should never neglect safety. Workplace health and safety must become ingrained in the corporate culture of any company that wishes to increase its productivity. The first stage in any workplace risk assessment is identifying the hazards in the workplace. Although there will be a designated person for formal risk assessments, it is still everyone’s job to maintain safety at the workplace and be aware o

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On Equal Pay Day for Black Women, It’s Time to Take Action

Great Place to Work

Supporting this neglected employee demographic has a profound impact on your business. The numbers are wretched. Equal Pay Day for Black women in 2022 is Aug. 3. That means Black women will work an additional 214 days before they catch up to the 2021 earnings of white, non-Hispanic male colleagues. According to the National Women’s Law Center , Black Women only receive 63 cents for every dollar paid to white male workers.

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Business Leaders Can Have Success And An Extraordinary Life Using These Five Secrets

Forbes Coaches Council

Success compounds, and the more you can string the wins together, the more the results will show up in the form of more time, more money, more friends, more support and more opportunities to share your success with others.

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The Rules Do Apply: Navigating HR Compliance

Speaker: Ann Meyers Piccirillo

HR Compliance is like a giant game of whack-a-mole. Once you think your company is compliant with all policies and procedures documented and in place, there’s a new or amended law, regulation, or final rule that pops up landing you back at ‘start.’ There are shifts, interpretations, and balancing acts to understanding compliance changes. Keeping up is not easy and it’s very time consuming.

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Reskill, Upskill, Grow: Driving Distributor Retention Organically

Rallyware for Human Resources

The COVID-19 pandemic – and present economic uncertainty more generally – have made upskilling and reskilling the targets of much organizational planning, and direct selling is no exception. . In traditional corporate structures, companies and HR departments have tried to develop rigorous, exhaustive programs to “upskill” workers within the organization, helping them achieve and earn more, and “reskill” those whose jobs have been made redundant.

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10 Expert Tips For Business Owners Looking To Franchise

Forbes Coaches Council

When a business becomes lucrative and successful, its owners sometimes decide to franchise it so that others can enjoy the same benefits of a sound model.

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Digital Learning: 8 Trends to Know

Emergenetics International

The pandemic is not the only thing accelerating the growth of distance learning. While it certainly hastened the move to online experiences, the movement has been picking up steam for years and is poised to continue to do so.

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Hierarchy Culture: Definition, Types And Examples


Did you know? Nearly 50% of job candidates assess potential companies based on their hierarchy culture. Among the deciding factors in the application process, 46% of job applicants mentioned culture, while 88% thought it was at least somewhat relevant. Back then, the majority was all that mattered, and workplaces were governed by fear and domination.

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From Prevention to Survivorship: How HR Can Support Employees Facing Cancer Diagnoses

Explore the latest insights from the American Cancer Society's “Cancer Statistics 2024” report, which unveils multiple alarming trends in cancer data. Cancer is on the rise among young adults, and diagnoses for 6 of the 10 most common cancers are escalating. With over 2 million new cancer cases projected in the U.S. this year, employers face increased challenges when it comes to supporting employees.

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Jiffy Lube Reaches $2 Million Agreement in No-Poach Claim

SHRM Resources

Approximately 1,250 hourly Jiffy Lube employees in the Philadelphia metropolitan area will share a $2 million settlement of a claim that the company prohibited its franchisees from hiring existing employees of its shops.

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How To Overcome Project Fatigue

Forbes Coaches Council

In times of market changes and high-stress situations, it is essential for leaders to break down larger projects into short-term success.

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what to say to employees who ask, “am I in trouble?”

Ask a Manager

This post, what to say to employees who ask, “am I in trouble?” , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. A reader asks: I manage a team where, due to the nature of our work, I need to give our employees frequent informal feedback. We employ a young workforce; the bulk of our employees are 18-26 years old. Often when I approach these employees, they start the conversation off with, “Am I in trouble?

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16 Ways Professionals Can Avoid Overcommitting Themselves

Forbes Coaches Council

If you say “yes” to every request that comes your way because you’re eager to excel, it can actually prevent you from excelling.

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Automate Your Onboarding Process In 7 Steps

Efficient employee onboarding is more than a warm welcome—it's a catalyst for business growth. Automated onboarding transforms new hires into productive team members faster, fostering long-term satisfaction and talent retention. For HR, automation means replacing inefficient manual processes with streamlined, cost-effective operations. Our eBook reveals how automating employee onboarding delivers these benefits, reducing HR challenges and elevating new employee readiness.