Thu.May 21, 2020

Genuine Ways to Connect With People Remotely

Cornerstone On Demand - Talent Management

With the stress of being newly remote comes a focus on logistics: How do I get my webcam to work? What does it mean if someone isn’t responding to my email? What if my internet goes out in the middle of a big presentation? But moving past all that, zero in on why you’re trying to connect remotely in the first place—and how you can accomplish that goal.

How to adopt a work-from-home policy for the long term

PeopleDoc

Recently, Twitter announced that its employees will be allowed to work from home for as long as they choose—not just until the lockdown restrictions lift. It isn’t the only company considering making its temporary work-from-home policy a more permanent fixture. Many that were once hesitant to offer remote work options for fear of dips in productivity and collaboration have seen firsthand that their workforces can thrive remotely.

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Leadership to Navigate the Future of Work

Career Partners International

As Ralph Stogdill stated so eloquently over 25 years ago, “There are almost as many definitions of leadership as there are persons who have attempted to define the concept”. In many ways, we have become victims of our own thoughts as to what leadership is. Jeffrey Pfeffer points out in his book Leadership BS : “leaders failed their people, their organizations, the larger society, and even themselves with unacceptable frequency. Every day in the news are more stories of leaders failing.”

4 Lessons We?ve Learned About Leading Remote Teams During A Pandemic

15Five

Within a blink of an eye, leaders all over the world have been forced to uproot their employees and shift them into fully remote teams. While this transition has been more difficult for some than others, many have learned that remote work does, in fact, work. . 15Five recently hosted a webinar with Zoom, VaynerMedia, and PagerDuty where their HR leaders shared what they’ve learned, developed, and deployed in their organizations to conserve high levels of employee engagement and productivity.

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How HR Can Promote Mental Health at Work (Actionable Advice to Help Your People Thrive)

HR leaders are on the frontlines of a mental health crisis, but the topic can still be taboo—or at least something that’s only talked about reluctantly. What can HR do to help? Download our latest guide to learn the 4 ways you can support the mental health of your employees and identify warning signs of burnout.

A New Way of Working: The Lifework Journey

Ultimate Software

In this extraordinary period of disruption and uncertainty leading to radical shifts in working models—and, in some cases, unemployment—managers and HR leaders need to take a moment to revisit traditional employee hire-to-retire lifecycle ideas to better understand their people, and focus on what is most important to them. Despite efforts for more than a decade to enhance employee engagement, many people still find their jobs dissatisfying and their career trajectories ambiguous.

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BEST BOSS EVER Podcast: e3 - Pat Lynch and the State of Outplacement During COVID-19

The HR Capitalist

Welcome to Best Boss Ever , the podcast dedicated to helping you develop managers who build great teams. In this episode, Kris Dunn talks with Patrick Lynch , President of CMP’s Southeast Region, to talk about the current state of outplacement during COVID-19. Don't forget to subscribe to this podcast on Apple Podcasts , Spotify or Google Play. Rate and Review if you like what you hear! On to the show (email subscribers, click here if you don't see the player below).

14 Work Appreciation Ideas for Nurses and Medical Workers

Kazoo

No one needs a thank-you more than your favorite nurse. It’s a high-caring, high-stress profession, and often their efforts go overlooked. But on the hospital floor, their expertise is gold. So we’ve put together 14 appreciation ideas for nurses. Even before COVID-19, nurses in particular were at a high risk for burnout: The RN Network’s 2017 study found that nearly half the nurses in the U.S. have considered leaving the field due to overwork, exhaustion, and lack of appreciation.

Can Employers Trust Employees to Work Their Own Way?

Employment Metrix

The modern-day workplace requires a lot of flexibility. Employees want more than a regular paycheck. They want to have autonomy, work-life balance, make meaningful contributions through their job and, most importantly, they want company trust. Running a high-trust company means leaders are respectful, reliable, flexible, communicative and authentic with their employees.

Recognition Q&A with Carrie Vick, Reflektive’s Director of Customer Success

Reflektive

With millions of people around the world now working remotely, employees are looking to stay better connected with their managers and teams. They want to align on key initiatives and projects, and stay informed on team wins. Here at Reflektive, we’re hearing a lot of appetite for more employee connection and communication. Companies around the world have been asking about our Recognition product , and the best ways to drive a culture of praise.

The Role of Human Resources in Workplace Safety

While it may seem obvious to say that safety is important for any company to embrace, making it a priority as an HR representative will not only be beneficial to your employees but to your bottom line too. Download this whitepaper to learn more!

How Employee Scheduling Solutions Boost HR Productivity

Get Hppy

The best employee scheduling solutions help you to organize records, streamline processes, and boost HR productivity across your small business. Managing staff and schedules can be a tedious, time-consuming, and challenging task for modern organizations to manage. The issue only becomes more complex as your workforce and business expand. Luckily, there are dozens of smart scheduling solutions available that maximize shift planning, labor forecasting, and timesheet verification procedures.

Virtual Workplace Accessibility Guide

Workology

As the talent marketplace has evolved to include a broader, dispersed and remote workforce, an entirely new challenge has been brought to the forefront around workplace accessibility. What does. Workology is the art and science of work, HR and recruitment. Join the resource revolution. ADA HR accessible technology ada education PEAT remote work Workplace workplace accessibility

COVID-19 Changes to Employee Benefits: What You Should Know

Stratus

While the coronavirus pandemic continues to change the workplace, the Department of Labor and IRS have released several regulation changes to employee benefits plans. Although these changes have major implications, all provide much-needed help to employees. Here are the mandatory COVID-19 employee benefits changes to know: More time to submit claims when your plan ends.

6 Realizations on HR Data

PeopleInsight Workforce Analytics

Watch this video below as PeopleInsight Co-Founder and CEO, John Pensom speaks at the People Analytics and Future of Work (PAFOW) conference as part of the Innovation Showcase. John talks about how HR can use their HR data to create meaningful people analytics and his 6 realizations on HR data. Our job at PeopleInsight is to help HR become data-driven. It’s as simple as that - and we enable that with a predictable and accelerated business model and platform.

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Five Reasons Leaders Invest in Language Training

Communication is the lifeforce of any company. Without it, productivity, employee happiness, and ultimately your business suffers. Investing in language learning better positions global business leaders to see gains in organizational effectiveness as a result.

how to respond when coworkers IM me ?hi? with no indication of what they need

Ask a Manager

A reader writes: At my work, we have an instant messaging system. A lot of people will send an initial message that says nothing but “IM?” or “hi.” ” In addition to making me irrationally annoyed (just tell me you want already!!), I always panic whenever I receive these because I have no idea what the appropriate response is. Is it “yes,” “hello name,” “what’s up”? All of these seem terrible. On a more general note, what is appropriate IM protocol?

Thriving Through Adversity, Part 4: Learning From Adversity

Select International

In this series of four blogs , I have outlined the four stages of how we respond , adapt , and recover from adversity. The fourth and final stage in the process is called Thrive – how we learn, grow , and become more resilient following adversity. This stage is associated with feelings like hope, optimism, and self-belief. These feelings lead to behavio rs that help us reflect on our experiences , think about the future, and become stronger as a result.

10 Reasons to Get a Career Coach That Have Nothing to Do with Job Searching

GetFive

When you think about career coaches, you probably envision the savvy professionals that give advice during a job search. They toil away critiquing resumes, finessing cover letters and conducting mock interviews so you can knock it out of the park, ultimately getting multiple job offers. But a career coach’s expertise goes well beyond the job hunt.

How ONEHOPE Wine is caring for frontline workers

Insperity

Humanity has a beautiful way of banding together in times of turmoil – the more fortunate helping the needy, the overworked, the disadvantaged. While it’s easy to get lost in the daily COVID-19 headlines and statistics, it’s important to recognize that there’s a lot of good going on in the world. I’m proud to present Insperity’s new blog series, Good Business , showcasing companies that have adapted to meet the needs of this uncertain time and to give back to their communities.

2021 Recruitment Strategies: Work Smarter Not Harder

Hours spent sourcing. Constantly checking different recruiting channels. Sifting through a sea of resumes. There’s no denying that the current hiring landscape is fragmented, complex, and full of frustrations. As you plan for 2021, take a moment to reflect on your current strategies and evaluate how you can work smarter, not harder in the new year. Download our guide where we break down different stages of the recruitment journey—and share several potential paths to hiring success.

Reboarding Employees: Tips for Success

MTM Recognition

We are living in a truly unprecedented time. While pandemics themselves are not new to our medical community, never in recent history has the entire world come together to effectively shut down as it has in the past few months. To the many essential workers who continue to provide life-saving help and allow our daily routines to continue – we thank you. . However, a large portion of the population is experiencing a drastic change in their day-to-day life: the furloughed and remote workforce.

How Zappos and Southwest Airlines Build Job Applicant Communities

Hireology

Note: This post originally appeared on Inc.com , where Hireology co-founder and CEO Adam Robinson is a regular contributor. In light of the Covid-19 pandemic, many employers across the country have had to temporarily pause hiring. While nobody knows how long Covid-19 will impact the employment market, it’s still important to prepare for future job openings to avoid starting from scratch once hiring picks back up.

Latest Technologies to Transform the Trading Landscape

Take It Personel-ly

Gone are the times when shares and bonds used to be in the form of legal papers. By papers, we mean physical documents. Digitalization has transformed the trading industry completely. Today, anyone who has internet access and an initial capital are eligible for trading. Technologies like cloud and Software-as-a-Service has changed the trading landscape completely. […].

How to Manage Abusive Conduct While Working Remote

Civility Partners

Lately, everyone has been on edge. I know I’ve been feeling a roller coaster of emotions as my team and I have been adjusting to remote work and other external stressors caused by social distancing (parents, you know what I am talking about!). My stress got me thinking about how many of my coaching clients tend to lash out when they feel anxious or uncomfortable.

The Pro’s Guide To Getting The Best ROI From Your New LMS

You need a Learning Management System when your courses and training programs need to be accessible online. Quickly build the perfect business case and easily determine which LMS will provide the best return on investment you need with this how-to eBook!

Leaders don?t create followers. They create more leaders.

Thrive Global

The saddest thing about today’s corporate world is the internal politics, that some people are willing to play in order to get ahead. Instead of pulling others up, many managers choose to push people down. Your most valuable asset is your people. And how you treat them, is literally the difference between success and failure. Micromanaging, blaming and holding people back, will only lead to a culture of distrust with high turnover, low morale and reduced creativity.

How to Tell If Your High-Deductible Health Plan Is HSA Qualified

PeopleKeep

Employers offering a high deductible health plan (HDHP) have several ways to supplement the low-coverage and make the benefit more meaningful. One way is to offer a group coverage HRA (GCHRA) which enables employers to reimburse employees for out-of-pocket expenses. Another is to offer an HSA alongside the HDHP. HSA Individual Health Insurance high deductible health plan

Workforce planning in a crisis: why HR needs to prioritise planning ahead

HR Zone

Future Workforce planning in uncertain times

Insights Discussion: Supporting Employee Needs on the Changing Road Ahead [VIDEO & RECAP]

Perceptyx

For this week's Perceptyx Insights and Research discussion, we focused our discussion on supporting employee needs throughout the ever-changing road forward. As restrictions around COVID-19 are slowly lifting, employees are now finding themselves in an unfamiliar and uncertain situation, concerned with health and safety more than ever. Employers are hungry for the data necessary to see the way forward in supporting the needs of employees as they transition to returning to work. Surveys

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Use Chaos to Build a Stronger Organization

Speaker: Stacey Harris, Chief Research Officer & Managing Partner at Sapient Insights Group

As we look to tomorrow, it is time to ask ourselves what lessons have we learned and how do we create flexible organizations that can survive what the future holds. Stacey Harris, Chief Research Officer for Sapient Insights Group, will share insights, data, and tools that are helping organizations adapt and even thrive in this difficult environment. She’ll discuss the emerging trends in the Learning technology market, and how these exciting new approaches to creating micro, adaptive, and personalized content is changing the face of workforce development while creating strong connections to business outcomes.

7 Tips for Onboarding Remote Employees

Achievers - Recruiting

Remote employees are more productive and less costly , and these benefits are vital to organizations in a stressed economy. As your company recognizes the efficiency that a remote workforce offers, it’s likely that you’ll hire and onboard some of your new people at a distance. When you create a strong onboarding process, it sets the tone for the employee’s entire experience with your company.

An Employer’s Checklist for Reopening During COVID-19

Close HR Connections News & Insights

As employers and their HR departments transition employees back into the workplace following the coronavirus shutdown , there are important factors and variables unique to each situation, but safety policies and procedures are important for all. While businesses prepare for employees to return, it’s important for employers to establish and communicate clear company safety policies/procedures so that employees, vendors, and customers will feel safe returning to the facility.

Leading Through Change: How to Create Stability in the Workplace

Quantum Workplace

In times of upheaval, good leadership is more important than ever to ensure your people are happy, safe, and productive. But how can you lead your people successfully under turbulent and stressful conditions? How can you create stability and engage employees amid disruption? These questions are particularly pressing in an era when technological advancement, innovation, digital transformation, and disruption are the new normal.