Thu.Nov 21, 2019

What Does an Engaged Employee Look Like?


For better or worse, ‘employee engagement’ has become a corporate buzz-phrase of late. We all talk about it – but do we know what it really means to have an engaged employee

What Millennials Want in the Workplace: A Purpose-Driven Culture


If there’s one thing to know about what millennials want in the workplace, it’s that they crave a sense of purpose. So much that, according to one study , millennials prefer a company that gives them the chance to drive meaningful progress over one that offers a higher paycheck.

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How to Predict Intern-to-Full-Time Conversion Rates


Whether you’re ending, beginning or planning for the next intern cycle, the goal of working with young trainees is often the same: eventually making a full-time hire.

Recruiting Source Effectiveness: Focus on Quality Over Quantity

HR Bartender

(Editor’s Note: Today’s article is brought to you by our friends at Kronos , a leading provider of workforce management and human capital management cloud solutions. It’s not too late to sign up for Kronos’ Fall eSymposium for HR and Payroll professionals.

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.

WOH 68: How to Approach HR Like a CFO


We hear all the time that HR needs to be more financially minded. It’s too soft. The problem is when Ben asks audiences how many get into HR because they like ROI, numbers, and data, two hands go up. The rest got into it because of the people.

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2020 Engagement Trends: Empower Your Workforce for the Future


It’s the season for evaluating organizational strategies and making plans for progress in the new year. As we look back over 2019, we’ve seen some encouraging strides made in our understanding of engagement and helping employees do their best work.

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HR documentation: A step-by-step guide


At first, HR documentation can feel like a series of tedious administrative tasks you have to do as part of running a business. However, thorough HR documentation is incredibly important to your business.

How to Build Self-Management In Your Employees: Part 2


We’ve been cataloging the 6 critical skills needed to build self-management in your employees. A self-managed employee is one who is motivated, high-performing, and frequently more engaged and dedicated to their work.

6 Habits of Happy, High-Performing Enterprise Teams


The secret to a happy, highly effective professional team is really no secret at all. Much of what inspires success in the workplace boils down to putting the right tools in place to enable communication and community among workers. Employees Employee Happiness Company Size: Large

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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 Your Diversity Plan Might Be Exclusive

Great Place to Work


Do you have a feedback process that your employees are thankful for?

Vibe HCM

With the Thanksgiving holiday fast approaching, it is a natural time to reflect on what one has to be thankful for. In our personal lives, the answers may vary slightly, however, things like family, health, and prosperity often top the list (along with turkey, pumpkin pie and football of course)!

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20 predictions for customer experience in 2020

Qualtrics HR

Our team of CX experts have looked into their crystal balls to see what’s coming around the corner in 2020. From the growing importance of AI to the explosion in C-Suite experience leaders , here are the opportunities and challenges that will define the next 12 months… 1.

12 Types of Employee Benefits every HR Practitioner Should Know (survey)

Digital HR Tech

What types of employee benefits are most appreciated among the different generations in the workplace? That’s what we’ll take a look at in this article that’s based on a recently released study on employee benefits.

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

These are the skills recruiters of tomorrow will need


Hold onto your recruiting hats, folks. In many companies, complexities in the talent-acquisition sphere are going to require new out-of-the-HR-box skills for recruiters and a rethink of the TA role.

How to Eliminate Complacency When It Comes to Safety Training

Eagle's Flight

Individuals working in industries such as healthcare, mining, construction, and manufacturing already understand the importance of safety.

Pass the Turkey and a Side of Total Rewards!


Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday. As a kid, I enjoyed going to my grandma’s house which was filled with all the smells of holiday cooking and the love of family. For Employers Total Compensation Statement

Taking Your Office Into a More Efficient Future

Take It Personel-ly

As people turn to startups, internet-based businesses and new types of enterprise, the modern office space continues to evolve from what many of us are used to.

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.

CalChamber Symposium Attendees Learn About Top Workplace Issues


CalChamber Executive Vice President and General Counsel Erika Frank presenting at the HR Symposium. More than 200 human resources professionals attended the annual California Chamber of Commerce HR Symposium in Huntington Beach on Friday, November 8.

Stop the Presses: California’s Freelance Journalists Await the Pinch of AB 5

SHRM Resources

A California law that takes effect Jan. 1 limits publications from accepting more than 35 pieces a year from each freelance writer, photographer and newspaper cartoonist. Here’s how the new law may affect employers and freelance journalists.

Pop Culture Gets Personality Assessments Wrong… Again

Select International

As a consultant with a PhD in Industrial/Organizational Psychology, I am no stranger to personality assessments or the bad rap that they receive in popular culture. Misunderstandings and gross oversimplifications abound, and even the most respected news sources often get the details very wrong.

Fostering a Disability-Inclusive Culture


Hiring is up in today’s tight labor market, including among people with disabilities and other often-overlooked groups. As more job seekers with disabilities are hired, employers are realizing the great potential in this large and diverse talent pool.

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.

coworkers say we shouldn’t attend a work party, I feel insulted by my new job, and more

Ask a Manager

It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. My coworkers say we shouldn’t attend the work party we were invited to. I am a new youngish admin in a law firm that is extremely hierarchical and old school. My department’s practice group leader (PGL, the head of a certain practice in a firm) is hosting a year-end party for our department at his home, which is out of the way for the administrative staff, though most of the attorneys live on the same block.

IRS releases draft instructions for 2019 Form 1095-C: Here's what you need to know


As long as the Affordable Care Act (ACA) is in place, it carries stiff compliance requirements and the potential for financial penalties. Applicable employers are required to file 1095-Cs with the IRS, and each year usually brings changes and clarifications for filing.

What Innovative Leaders Know About Creative Thinking

Business2Community Leadership

TeroVesalainen / Pixabay. The biggest misconception surrounding creativity is that it is an inherent talent. In reality, creativity is a discipline that can be learned and honed. As a business leader, it’s a skill that you will use and strengthen every day.

What Are Cost Containment Strategies?

First Stop Health

Before we discuss cost-containment strategies with respect to healthcare, we need to understand what cost containment is. Employers

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.