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4 Reasons Why Your Candidate Experience Is FCDD-Up—and How to Fix It

Cornerstone On Demand

Why are we still talking about candidate experience as we head into 2020? Because it’s still broken! Despite all the recruitment and media attention focused on the jobseeker these days, the state of the candidate experience in many organizations can be summed up by four letters: FCDD. FCDD is a four-letter mnemonic created by CX and UX strategist Debbie Levitt to represent what she calls the Four Horsemen of Bad CX : frustration, confusion, disappointment and distraction.

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Important Things If You Want To Recruit Generation Z In Your Company

HR Management

Generation Z, also known as Gen Wii or the iGeneration is making their first step towards employment. The successors to the Millennial generation, people belonging to Gen Z were born between 1996 and 2012. In other words, some of them are now mature enough to seek out job opportunities. What’s interesting about Gen Z is that they’re also referred to as Digital Natives.


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4 Tips to Avoid Getting Sick at Work


It’s an exciting time when the holiday season comes around. You get to look forward to holiday parties, savory meals, and some vacation time. You’re finishing up end-of-year projects and want to finish the year strong, so you want to make sure you are your best self at work. But the last thing you’d want is to end up sick during this time. With the weather changing and stress levels rising, this is the prime season for getting sick at work.

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Intrinsic Motivation at Work through Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs


Like us, psychologist Abraham Maslow was obsessed with getting to the root of intrinsic motivation. He wanted to know: Why did some people achieve personal fulfillment, and others lived on, half-satisfied, beneath their potential? What encouraged the necessary leap into action when taking ownership of one’s dreams? After closely studying legends, like Albert Einstein, Eleanor Roosevelt, and Frederick Douglass, Maslow concluded that, within every individual’s lifespan lies a universal goal: self-

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Prevent Toxic Work Culture and Protect Your Peoples’ Physical and Mental Health

The U.S. Surgeon General's warning about the role of the workplace on mental and physical health states that employers have an opportunity to turn workplaces into “engines of mental health and wellbeing”. Discover what it takes to foster workplace wellbeing and how to prevent a “toxic work culture”.

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U.S. Baristas Share Salaries in Hopes for Higher Pay


Baristas all over the United States have taken to an anonymous Google spreadsheet to compare their salaries. The spreadsheet originated in Philadelphia and contains information on workers’ wages, benefits, tips, years of experience, among other details. Hundreds of coffee shop employees have filled it out with their often-low wages. It has opened the discussion around wages that various baristas are earning, since they vary vastly from company to company.

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Use Case for a HR System: Focus on Employees Who Focus on Customers


“Focus on the customer” is pretty much established doctrine for running an enterprise. The more market and customer data, the better. How are market segments and demographics doing? What is the state of the delivery issue to Big Customer X – as of today? For many companies, having systems that give near-real-time access to data on crucial customer matters is pretty much the way one does things to stay competitive and efficient.

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5 Common Mistakes Recruiters Make During an Interview


Every company owes much to its recruiting team. You are the unsung heroes of the business world. As a recruiter, it’s up to you to identify talented individuals from multitudes during an interview. You also ensure prospective employee’s values and aspirations align perfectly with those of your firm. If you happen to make a wrong choice in your selection, there’s a high chance the firm which you represent experiences a snag in the pursuit of their goals.

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Leap year! How to handle 27 biweekly payrolls in 2020

Business Management Daily

Employees paid biweekly are paid 26 times a year. Except when they’re not. And they’re not every 11 or 12 years, when there are 27 biweekly pay periods. Employees paid weekly experience an extra pay period every five or six years. What’s up with this math? Well, nothing. The 27th/53rd pay period phenomenon is real and can cause havoc if you’re not prepared.

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How over-communicating can help avoid hysteria during change

Craft My Content

“Wait, what? We’re moving?” “Will I still have a job?” “What if I’m not interested in doing the duties of my new role? I never asked for this.” Change communication – can’t live without it. So, why is it that organisations never seem to get it right? Without effective workplace communication , your change process will probably fail. You’ll p**s off a lot of employees, you’ll probably p**s off your customers then, too, and you’ll probably lose a bit of money as a result.

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The 26th Annual HR Systems Survey

The 26th Annual HR Systems Survey, conducted by Sapient Insights Group, is now open for participation through July 1, 2023. Your voice is the future of HR technology! This survey is valuable for anyone supporting their organization's HR systems and practices, interested in sharing their vendor experiences, and giving back to the HR community. All responses are confidential and only used in aggregate results.

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By Name

Everyday People

I’m a child of the late 60’s and early 70’s. During my early childhood, I was raised by my grandparents because my mom was working after the untimely, early death of my father. Growing up on a farm in Luckey, Ohio was wonderful !! My brother and I had countless adventures that were mostly outdoors. You used your imagination to make your surroundings come to life.

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How Deep Do You Need To Dig On New Employees

New to HR

The process of hiring a new employee has changed dramatically over the last ten years. Once upon a time, you could walk into a role with a quick interview, a little bit of on the job training, and that was. The post How Deep Do You Need To Dig On New Employees appeared first on New To HR.

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Offsite Meeting: Why it is Important and its Benefits

Vantage Circle

Day to day meetings within the organisations are paramount in enabling your business to move forward. However, frequent meetings can become too tedious and productivity gets reduced. It becomes hard to get the desired outcome because of the fact that employees often lose interest in meetings. To get the best out of meetings and keep things interesting, offsite meetings are the best possible way that you can resort to.

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Thrive Global

As I started on my healing journey to eradicate the workaholism (my Warrior path towards wholeness), I quickly learned that I had the creative process of the Universe — that which is needed to build a successful business, or create anything else for that matter — up-side-down and backward! Most people in most cultures believe that we first have to “have” something — time, money, love, confidence, influence — in order to “do” something — write that book, take that tr

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Ace Your I-9 Compliance: How HR Can Navigate the End of I-9 Virtual Review

Speaker: David Secunda, Co-Founder and CEO of WorkBright

Did your company inspect I-9 documents virtually? Hot off the press from ICE, you have until August 30th, 2023 to document a physical inspection of those documents! If you’re not sure what exactly this means for your organization or are struggling to physically review I-9 documents with remote employees, join WorkBright for a 60 minute deep-dive and Q&A on the end of I-9 virtual review.

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Finland – Income Tax Filing updates 2020


The Finnish government introduce income tax filing changes to reduce the administrative burden on small businesses and NGOs. Coming into force from 1 January 2020. Reporting to the income register will be made easier for small operators in Finland from 1 January 2020. The Finnish government have agreed changes that will reduce the administrative burden on small businesses and NGOs.

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Small Business Cash Flow Crisis: 8 Best Solutions Available Nowadays

Thrive Global

The simplest rule of running your own business is knowing that in order to make money, you need to spend it first. Most of the time, this will be a real balancing act, so you’ll need to educate yourself on the ways to solve (and prevent) a cash flow crisis. First and foremost, be honest with yourself: are you here to learn something new, or are you already facing money issues?

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coworker is giving underwear for Secret Santa, manager wants me to report on my coworkers’ arrival times, and more

Ask a Manager

It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. 1. My coworker is giving a colleague underwear in our Secret Santa. My office organizes a Secret Santa. The guy who has the desk next to mine told me today that he got the name of a colleague of ours with whom we eat often, and that as he heard her say once during lunch that it is a tradition in Spain (she is Spanish) to wear red underwear for the new year, he bought her red lingerie.

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Why Bad Managers Lead To Burnout

Thrive Global

In my role as a burnout advisor and coach, I hear countless stories of people’s struggle with burnout, and one aspect I am seeing quite a spike in the cause of their burnout, is the environment where they work. Work demands are getting worse, and it’s been this way since the last recession of 2008/09. If you have forgotten that time period, let me open up an old wound for you.

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Employer Guide: End of I-9 Virtual Review

Attention employers! If you virtually inspected I-9 work authorization documents during the COVID pandemic, you are required to physically inspect those documents before August 30th, 2023! WorkBright has consolidated all the information you need to properly manage this unprecedented scenario in an end of I-9 Virtual Review guide. They've got you covered on: Understanding whether this applies to your organization Deadlines for virtual review and physical inspections Overview of the reconciliation

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Regular Feedback Helps Keep The Wheels Turning In Your HR Department

HR C-Suite

At a time when information is all around us and available to us at lightning-fast speeds, it’s hard to believe that so many companies are in the dark about what is going on with their employees. People are afraid to speak up and tell the truth about how they are feeling, what they are struggling […].

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On Greece, Sustainability and Living Your Life to the Fullest: Iliada Kothra

Thrive Global

That’s why I began my interview series with changemakers that share refreshing ideas on topics that we all see as a core of our fragmented reality. One of the first changemakers I sit down, is Iliada Kothra, activist, women’s rights advocate and a founder of Living Postcards. You are such an inspiring face in Greece – advocate for women’s rights, activist and an entrepreneur.

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Being Good Enough

Sergio Caredda

Taking part in a recent event , one of the speaker at a certain point mentioned a sentence that made me think. We need to have the courage to settle for Good Enough Results sometime. Good Enough seems a sentence that underpins a failure, not reaching results. But this is only apparent. We indeed need to accept that we can’t be on top of performance every day.

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Thrive Global

When my husband Peter died over four years ago, I was cloaked in a shroud of grief. Grief surely defined me in every aspect of my life. I was “the widow Grad.” I submissively carried this heavy moniker wherever I went. In the grocery store, I would start crying and blurt out “my husband died.” When I was invited to dinners, I deferred because I couldn’t face the pain.

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The Ultimate Guide to Optimizing HR Operations: How to Select Your New HR Software

Speaker: Patrick Sayers, President of Newcastle Research

Are you tired of struggling with outdated HR software? Are you interested in unlocking your organization’s productivity potential? It’s no secret that with tech-dependent remote work on the rise, it's more important than ever to successfully implement an HR platform that can provide actionable insights to help you hit all your key workforce KPIs. But with so much variation, how can you find the most optimal HR software platform for your team?

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What California AB 5 Means for the Gig Economy and Beyond

Patriot Software

In 2018, California came up with the ABC test to determine whether an employer could classify a worker as an independent contractor. And in September 2019, the court approved the new California AB 5 (Assembly Bill No. 5) to push the ABC test’s effects into motion. The new 2019 law significantly limits the ability of […]. The post What California AB 5 Means for the Gig Economy and Beyond appeared first on Patriot Software.

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Why ‘following your bliss’ won’t help you find your true purpose

Thrive Global

I’ve always found the idea of following your bliss unhelpful, especially as an instruction for finding our life purpose. It’s caught on in spiritual circles, though, and it’s a common idea among coaches. I get it. It sounds like a pretty fun way to live. But here’s why ‘following your bliss’ isn’t half as fun as it sounds. If you insist only on following the light and avoiding your darkness, there’s no way you can live an authentic life.

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Is Culture The Ticket To HR's Seat At The Table?

Human Workplaces

This article was written by Jamie Notter for - the original can be found here. From what I've seen, human resources has been clamoring for a seat at the table for decades. While other functions, like marketing or information technology, have jumped ahead and secured positions in the C-suite, HR seems to be frequently left behind. I spend a fair amount of time at HR conferences, where every year, leaders in the field shake their fists and make their business case for why HR should be v

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10 Ways Strong-Minded People Think Differently

Thrive Global

To be a successful in business and life you need to be strong-minded. The most successful people focus on building a strong mindset to help them navigate the fears, failures, experiences and obstacles that come with growing a successful business and life. Their strong mindset helps them transform their past experiences, be they good or bad, and their feelings about them into measurable criteria for future growth.

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Report: Insights on Global Fertility at Work

Fertility is not only a global healthcare concern, but also an important workplace issue. To better understand how fertility impacts the workplace, Carrot Fertility surveyed 5,000 people across the U.S., UK, Canada, India, and Mexico. Carrot asked questions to get a sense of how people around the world feel about fertility topics at work and how they want to be supported in their fertility and family-forming journeys.