Tue.Jun 21, 2022

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7 Strategies to Improve Employee Performance and Productivity

ClearCompany HRM

The workplace upheaval we all experienced in 2020 ushered in a new era of performance management for many companies. Some traded in traditional annual performance reviews for more frequent, informal check-ins. Others adjusted the performance metrics their employees needed to meet or adapted review processes to a remote or hybrid work environment. Despite concerns about how the abrupt changes would affect work, PwC research showed that 57% of companies surveyed actually beat their performance and

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Managing A Total Talent Workforce – The Impact Of The Gig Economy

Accurate Background

Organizations that wish to gain a competitive advantage in today’s candidate-driven job market must embrace a total talent workforce. . . This article investigates how shifting workplace culture and the rapid rise of the gig economy are driving an increased need for a total talent workforce management strategy. As well as outlin ing the benefits associated with a total talent workforce , this piece will advise on the best way to ensure all workers are hired and onboarded effici

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The Way Of Setting Smart Career Goals for HR Managers

Hppy

Payroll, recruiting, hiring, safety, and workforce management are just a few of the many responsibilities that HR professionals must efficiently handle. It’s possible to break down major projects and ongoing activities into bite-sized sprints by using the SMART strategy, which aids in the establishment of your company’s key indicators (KPIs) and key outcomes (OKRs).

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Drive DEI by Leading with Empathy

Kazoo

What’s at the very core of your DEI strategy? Driving everything else should be ensuring employees feel heard, understood, and truly accepted. In a word – that they experience empathy. Empathy is about understanding another person’s thoughts, actions, and feelings. It’s something we all need. And here’s the good news: empathy isn’t fixed, it can be learned – by individuals and organizations.

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AI & DEI: With Great Opportunities Comes Great HR Responsibility

Speaker: Jen Kirkwood - Partner, Responsible HR & AI at IBM and World Economic Forum Executive Fellow

The promise of AI for today’s organizations is real, yet in a frenzied state of experimentation, many stumble to get to a full-scale enterprise. As companies race to discover what generative AI can do, HR must lead conversations about how to balance cutting-edge innovations with integrity, trust, and diversity. Globally, organizations are at a critical intersection of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and AI acceleration.

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Not Getting Enough Connection? You’re Not Alone. Here’s What To Do.

BetterUp

Jump to section. Lack of connection hurts all workers. Your career needs you to connect more, too. Workplace connectedness: What’s your type? What to do to boost your connectedness. If spending hours seeing colleagues’ faces over video isn’t making up for the feeling you used to get after a good day in the office, you’re not alone. Though we now know a lot more than we did before about things like Zoom fatigue that zap us of energy in new and complex ways, there’s another piece to the puzzle.

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#SHRM22 – A Call for Mental Health Support

SHRM

1 in 4. If you were to have a one in four chance of winning the lottery, you would play. Those chances are a no-brainer. Those same odds represent the number of employees who feel hopeless today. That is a hard sentence to type. 25% of our employee population struggle with some sense of hopelessness. At the SHRM Annual Conference, these numbers were shared with the roughly 13,000 attendees.

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How Executives Can Help Their Companies Recover From Bad Press

Forbes Coaches Council

As an executive, the task of making key decisions as a plan is created to limit potential damage to the company's reputation and simultaneously provide a more positive narrative to consumers will often fall to you.

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4 Things Harvard Business Review Got Wrong About People Analytics

Analytics in HR

Recently, Harvard Business Review (HBR) published an article on people analytics titled “ Are People Analytics Dehumanizing Your Employees? “ In the article, the authors provide a bleak and one-dimensional view of people analytics that, if not seen in context, will damage the field and dilute the current and potential contribution that people analytics can make to HR.

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9 Ways to Improve Employee Productivity in a Remote Workplace

Hppy

The main advantages of remote work arrangement are that the worker has a great deal of flexibility in terms of hours and location and can often avoid the need for childcare or other forms of support. However, staying motivated and focused when working from home can be difficult, and there is also the potential for isolation from colleagues and peers.

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Early Tenure Turnover: Stop the Revolving Door of Hires

Speaker: Dr. Craig Ellis, Head of I-O Psychology, HighMatch

Are you facing a revolving door of hires, especially within their first 90 days of employment? In this webinar, Dr. Craig Ellis, a leading industrial-organizational (I-O) psychologist, offers insights and strategies to unravel the mystery behind early tenure turnover. Identify the root causes of early attrition to mitigate turnover’s impact in the first 12 months.

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14 Unique Challenges Solopreneurs Face (And How To Alleviate Them)

Forbes Coaches Council

With so much on their plates, solopreneurs often face unique pressures that other entrepreneurs and small-business owners may not experience.

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update: I’m afraid people at work will think I’m being abused

Ask a Manager

This post, update: I’m afraid people at work will think I’m being abused , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. It’s a special “where are you now?” season at Ask a Manager and I’m running updates from people who had their letters here answered in the past. Remember the naturally clumsy letter-writer who was afraid people at work would think she was being abused (#2 at the link)?

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I Quit My In-House Employer Branding Role and Joined an Agency. It Taught Me More Than I Ever Expected.

Blu Ivy Group

I worked in-house for many years in employer branding roles — and the prospect of leaving for a position at an agency always seemed daunting. Certainly, there would be rewards, I figured — but I imagined that such a transition might leave me stressed out, overburdened with work, and without the same sense of belonging I enjoyed working for a global asset management company.

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Business Coaching: Everything You Need to Know

BetterUp

Jump to section. Enabling a trusted partnership. What is business coaching? Soft and hard skills development. Business coaching results. Is business coaching a “must have"?

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Bridging the Gap: The Intersection of DEI Initiatives and Employee Benefits

Speaker: Jaye Johnson, CBP

Unlock the secrets to transforming your organization’s employee benefits into a strategic tool for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI). During this informative session, we will discuss common pitfalls in traditional benefits and then delve into the essence of DEI in employee-centric benefit offerings. This involves not only defining DEI in the workplace but also understanding the pivotal role that employee benefits play in fostering a diverse and inclusive environment.

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Top 8 HR books to add to your summer reading list

Rise

Making your next team book club selection or looking for recommendations for your own professional L&D initiatives? Start with our list of must–read HR books, newly updated for 2022 to help address the current challenges faced by HR. 1. The Essential HR Handbook by Sharon Armstrong and Barbara Mitchell. This classic HR guide, now in its 10th edition, covers the fundamentals of modern HR—including how to recruit through social media, creating highly attractive and retentive benefits packages,

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Asking for a salary range: How to start the conversation

BetterUp

Jump to section. When to ask about salary range. How to research relevant salary ranges. How to ask for a salary range. Why employers ask about your salary expectations.

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Imposter syndrome is holding women back

HR Zone

Strategy Why women need to fight imposter syndrome now.

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Elevate your organization's employee experience

Jostle

Employee experience is often a topic that’s nebulous and hard to wrap your head around. It starts when someone applies to an open position and lasts till their departure from the company.

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Delivering DEI Training That Drives Real Change

Speaker: Jeffrey Hall, Chief Creative Office of WILL Interactive

Great DEI training improves engagement, retention, and teamwork. Poor training does little. What content areas are right for our organization? How can you construct training around empathy-building, relatable stories for a positive disposition to hard topics? We’ll cover the latest research on how to make training that actually delivers attitudinal and behavioral shifts.

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Why Mobile Accessibility is a Must Have for Your Intranet

BackStitch

Too many companies have operated with the assumption that people don’t have a computer in their pocket. However, many possess the ability to access any information anywhere. Nearly 85% percent of the US owns or has access to a smartphone. It’s time to change that misconception.

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Does Your Expense Reporting Need an Overhaul?

Replicon

Expense reporting is essential for any business to manage and track the expenses related to their workforce. It can be as basic as tracking existing expenses to more complex activities like calculating taxes and deductions. However, expense reporting can be.

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Why It’s Important to Set Savings Goals

Payactiv

We all have big financial dreams. Maybe yours is buying a new car, going on vacation, buying a home, or sending kids to college. These are admirable goals, but they’re not cheap. Setting a savings goal is essential to making your most expensive financial dreams a reality. You Can’t Achieve a Goal You Never Set. Let’s say you want a new car, as many of us do.

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Why Money Doesn’t Motivate Employees

Replicon

For many people, work is simply not working out. The latest survey from Gallup shows that only 36% of US employees were actually engaged in their work, while 15% of employees were marked ‘actively disengaged’ in the year 2021. Engaged and motivated.

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Are There Gaps in Your HR Policies?

Putting the right HR policies in place can help your organization grow smoothly and help your company culture thrive. Use this essential HR checklist to cover the basics and make sure there aren’t any gaps in your HR functions.

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PreCheck Product Highlight: Immunization Tracking

Precheck

PreCheck Product Highlight: Immunization Tracking Jun. 22, 2022. Jenni Gray Copywriter. In this PreCheck Product Highlight, we’ll review key tools to consider when screening your workforce, as well as the top benefits and features available with PreCheck. This month’s highlight is Immunization Tracking. What is Immunization Tracking? Why is it important?

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Take 10: How To Decrease Your Workplace Stress With Intentional Breaks

Forbes Coaches Council

Ten minutes may seem like the blink of an eye to some and an eternity to others, but with a little intentionality, you can maximize your 10-minute breaks and become reenergized.

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Employee Benefits Communication: What Clients Need to Know

Extensis

Quick look: Effectively communicating employee benefits is essential during open enrollment season but can also make a positive business impact for clients year-round. One-third of workers say benefits are as important to them as salary, yet nearly double that don’t feel they can turn to their employers with benefit-related questions. Brokers can share these benefit communication tips with clients to help them optimize costs, boost benefit awareness and enrollment, and attract and retain talent

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Corporate Pride: What’s Under Your Rainbow? (i4cp login required)

i4cp

Rolling out rainbow-themed products and events each June is a popular corporate practice—but do those rainbows spell authentic alignment between a company's stated values and its actions? Burger King is serving a limited-edition "Proud Whopper" this month. The iconic burger is wrapped in rainbow paper that reads: "we're all the same on the inside.

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Managing Your Recruitment Agency Spend in 2024

Feeling overwhelmed by a juggling act of internal recruiting, agency relationships, and direct hire spend? You’re not alone. In today’s competitive talent landscape, building a dream team requires strategic orchestration. Recruiting agencies and search firms provide invaluable services, but managing them effectively alongside your internal team can pose unique challenges.

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What to Expect From Opportunity Management Software: How Sales and Workforce Learning Interact

Rallyware for Human Resources

Opportunity management is a major concern for any thriving business. If it’s not in your company terminology, it should be. Truthfully, it’s a concept every department should be talking about. Particularly because opportunity management software is a major element of the digital transformation – but we’ll talk about that further along. For now, let’s define opportunity management itself.

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'Diving For Pearls' And Exploring The Four Levels Of Engagement In Workplace Coaching

Forbes Coaches Council

This framework is designed to help managers in the workplace coach their employees as they produce pearls of brilliant quality in their teams.

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CDPH Alters Cal/OSHA COVID-19 ETS Definitions

HRWatchdog

On June 8, 2022, the California Department of Public Heath (CDPH) issued an order updating definitions for “close contact” and “infectious period” as they relate to the CDPH isolation and quarantine requirements. Employers should be aware of these changes as they affect employer’s obligations under the California Division of Occupational Safety and Health’s (Cal/OSHA) COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standards (ETS).