Sun.Dec 01, 2019

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.

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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?

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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.

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.

How Businesses are Managing the New Reality of Work: A Paycor Survey

We wanted to know how COVID-19 impacted businesses and their workforces. Did they need government funds? How many workers did they layoff or furlough? Are employees working from home now? How’s team morale? And perhaps most importantly, what are their plans for the future? This guide offers a pretty good idea of how business leaders are feeling, what keeps them up at night, and what approaches they’re taking to solve problems. Download the guide to see all the survey results and where your organization might stand comparatively.

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.

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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.

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.

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…. 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.

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.

Mission Critical: Leveraging Learning Engineering to Drive Digital Transformation

Speaker: Trish Uhl, Founder of Owl's Ledge LLC and the Talent & Learning Analytics Leadership Forum

Digital is disrupting every part of an organization's value chain at a record pace, creating a critical need to transform operations and employees' ways of working. Formal training alone can't keep up; it's often too slow, too generic, inconvenient, inefficient, unduly expensive and lacks or lags methods for measuring business-related effectiveness. Trish Uhl show you how to start leveraging Learning Engineering, a multidisciplinary approach that combines modern technology, data analytics, decision science, learning sciences and change management with human-centered engineering design methodologies to ultimately deliver targeted learning outcomes and business results that keep pace with the business and merge learning into the flow of work and lead Digital Adoption.

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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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.”

Video: Have You Filled A Bucket Today?

Avid At Work

Children’s books contain great wisdom don’t you think? Charlotte’s Web. The Giving Tree. The Cat in the Hat. Here’s another one with a simple yet profound message. Have You Filled a Bucket Today by Carol McCloud

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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.

The Best Sales Forecasting Models for Weathering Your Goals

Every sales forecasting model has a different strength and predictability method. It’s recommended to test out which one is best for your team. This way, you’ll be able to further enhance – and optimize – your newly-developed pipeline. Your future sales forecast? Sunny skies (and success) are just ahead!

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.

Signs You Need a Break When You’re Caregiving

Thrive Global

Photo by rawpixel/unsplash. I didn’t realize how much I needed a break until I had a nervous breakdown after my best friend died by suicide. What followed was endless PTSD symptoms such as out of my body feeling, physical pain, flashbacks, numbness and more.

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

Cornerstone On Demand - Talent Management

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.

The Superpowers of Caregiving

Thrive Global

I’ve always had a never give up attitude. Being the mother of two boys, catapulted me into the caregiver role, but little did I know that my caregiving status was about to go from normal to superhuman overnight and my never give up attitude was about to be tested to the limit.

Benefits benchmarking data for better employee and organizational wellbeing

Recognize your strengths and identify opportunities to retain valuable employees, increase employee engagement and achieve organizational goals. See where you stand against trends informed by nearly 4,000 employers and face your future with confidence.

Talent Management Trends for 2020 and Beyond


Disruption is the new normal. We face disruption from economic changes, new working styles, technology — every aspect of work has either been a disruptor or been disrupted, and talent management is no exception. The modern workforce is evolving at a rapid pace. Job categories and roles are being transformed or eliminated completely, while acute shortages in other areas emerge.

How to Overcome the Expectation of a Perfect Holiday as a Sensitive Parent

Thrive Global

Deep love, overwhelm, perfectionism, anxiety, and exhaustion sum up being a highly sensitive person and a parent. Then add in the stressors of the holiday season, and you have overwhelm on another level.

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. According to the proposal, the deadline for declaring income will be extended in the case of.

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.

How to Elevate Employee Voice to Guide a Culture Transformation

2020’s boldest people leaders are building and living core values along with their employees. Elevating Employee Voice engages an organization’s “collective hearts and habits” to drive transformation at scale. It connects every individual, manager and team in an authentic dialogue to create shared alignment, ownership and trust in the path ahead.

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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 !!


Thrive Global

It should come as no surprise that stress levels peak during the holidays.

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.

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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!

Group Demonstration Webinar: 100% Remote New Employee Onboarding

Speaker: David Secunda, CEO, WorkBright

Companies are looking to adjust their new hire onboarding to accommodate unique ‘social distancing’ challenges like securely collecting personally identifiable information and understanding new compliance regulations like Form I-9 verification. Join Workbright on Thursday, August 27th, to get a first-hand look at how a 100% remote onboarding process works using their system. They'll cover a few of the new COVID-19 related legislation changes and how they can be easily facilitated with their platform.

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.

The Power of Gratitude

Thrive Global

We frequently struggle with stress because we lose perspective. We fixate on how life fails to meet our expectations. We either worry about what could go wrong or ruminate on previous failures. As a result, we become trapped in a web of anxiety and forget to appreciate the blessings in our life.

How to Measure Internal Communications: Defining Your Goals {Plus Worksheet}


The way we communicate has changed. In my role as co-founder and chief strategy officer at SocialChorus, I get to work with leaders of with Fortune 500 companies to help them digitally transform the employee experience. Here’s what I notice about today’s workplace.