Fri.May 14, 2021

10 Tips for Giving Recognition Consistently


Consistency with recognition requires a bit of focus and adherence to following the same principles and practices in expressing recognition, not to mention utilizing tools like online programs to help recognize others. But how on earth does one get more consistent?

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2021 Best Practices in Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) One Year on From the Pandemic


There is refreshed optimism in the American workforce in 2021 after a long and tumultuous year in which everyone struggled, including millions of furloughs and firings in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic


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How to Answer “What Are Your Career Aspirations?” in an Interview

The Muse

What interviewers really want to hear about in your answer, how to figure out your career aspirations, and what mistakes to avoid—plus example answers. Interviewing

5 Simple Ways to Keep Your Workers Engaged

Get Hppy

In the past, many companies didn’t do the best job with employee engagement. If the workers did something meticulous, like data entry, they might have found the company’s policies to be as tedious as the work itself. In the modern era, many businesses understand that worker motivation is critical.

The Health Benefit Employees at 8,000+ Companies Love

We support employers to achieve key benefit goals; attracting and engaging employees, improving employee productivity and wellbeing, and advancing value-based care. Now more than ever, employers must find a way to turn disengaged employees into active - and proactive - participants in their own health. And that's where extraordinary healthcare experiences come in.

Event Recap: Building a Hybrid Staffing Model


Our second installment of our “Reimagining the Workforce” series took place this week, and if you missed it, it’s a great one to check out.

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HR Doesn’t Care about Your Feelings

Evil HR Lady

Yesterday, I encountered a question on an HR forum. The poster asked about an employee who had just changed religions, was now a Muslim, and wanted to wear “Muslim clothes.” ” This violated the company’s dress code, she said. Was she required to accommodate the request?

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4 Ways to Keep Your Employees and Products Safe From Contamination

Take It Personel-ly

If you are concerned about keeping your company premises and people safe from viral or bacterial contamination, there are several things you can do that are cost effective and easy to implement. Consider making the following adjustments at your worksite to keep everyone healthy and safe.

it’s your Friday good news

Ask a Manager

This post, it’s your Friday good news , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. It’s your Friday good news, with more accounts of success even in this weird time. I read your recent “you need to ask for a raise” post and decided that you were absolutely right.

Five internal interview questions – and best practices for each


But hiring internally still poses different challenges , such as discord in the workplace from those who feel slighted, and negative consequences from promoting someone before they’re ready. In the end, though, hiring internally has significant benefits of its own.

A Training Company’s Guide to Selecting an eLearning Platform

Training companies have an opportunity to embrace the change and create meaningful change in their organizations by moving online. Discover the advantages of a digital-first approach, using an eLearning platform.

The Importance of Financial Literacy for Employees and Their Mental Health


Explore the importance of financial literacy for employees. Many of us have experienced times of financial hardship in our lives, especially over this past year of the pandemic. Unfortunately, people are not always educated on the most effective and safest ways to maneuver financial difficulties.

Own a Startup? How to Succeed Past Three Years


New startup companies are created every day, many with a lot of potential. But even with an amazing product or service, nearly 90% of startups fail to survive. This begs the question: what’s the key to helping your startup succeed past the first few years of launching your product?

How is Covid-19 Working from Home impacting HR teams?

Effortless HR

As the coronavirus pandemic creates a landmark shift in the way staff operate, the role played by the HR industry and HR teams will influence the way employees vision performing their duties post-pandemic.

open thread – May 14-15, 2021

Ask a Manager

This post, open thread – May 14-15, 2021 , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. It’s the Friday open thread! The comment section on this post is open for discussion with other readers on anything work-related that you want to talk about (that includes school).


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.

Evidence-Based Coaching: A Key To Lasting Personal Transformation

Forbes Coaches Council

Evidence-based coaching can help you show up for all of the people in your organization, whether you work for a mom-and-pop business or a Fortune 100 company. Leadership /leadership Leadership /leadership leadership

Ways you can recognize Asian Heritage Month


This post highlights only a few key events and people from the vast history of Asian immigrants in Vancouver, but we've introduced some ways to learn more, along with organizations to support this month and year-round.

Does Your Candidate Experience Need Some Attention?


Companies are well on their way to filling positions and regrowing their teams since the hiring slow down we saw in 2020. As the race to find talent ramps up, recruiters are focused on finding and appeasing the needs of their perfect candidates.

How Daily Meditation Can Help You Get Rid Of Anxiety

Take It Personel-ly

Anxiety is a major problem in today’s world, with reports showing that anxiety disorders are among the most common forms of mental illness worldwide, affecting hundreds of millions of people across the globe.

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!

Poor Employee Healthcare Has Significant Effects on Your Business. Here’s How to Avoid That

Effortless HR

As an MSME or startup owner, we are sure you have set goals for yourself this year. From expanding in new geographies to growing profits, you might have a list of priorities you want to achieve. To do that, you will need employees who are hardworking and productive.

14 Ways To Terminate A Well-Liked Executive For Cause Without Drama

Forbes Coaches Council

Terminating a well-respected top executive can have unsettling repercussions as people speculate about the firing. How can a CEO handle this situation without causing drama that cascades through the ranks? Leadership /leadership Leadership /leadership leadership

Are Trendy Job Titles Here to Stay?

SHRM Resources

Companies are introducing increasingly creative job titles that match trends in popular culture. HR Expertise Talent Acquisition SHRM Foundation Organization and Employee Development All Solutions

Your employee performance boils you down to one of three tiers


Secret: most managers bucket your employee performance into one of three tiers. Your career is dependent on which tier you are in. What these tiers are and how to make sure your performance is being judged correctly.

Explore a Roadmap to Pay Equity for Organizations Like Yours

The national conversation around pay equity has never been so hot. As employees push for better transparency, organizations are assessing and addressing pay gaps. Explore Gallagher's whitepaper, Pay Equity: The Time Is Now, to discover key insights.

The SBA Restaurant Revitalization Fund: what to know


The Small Business Administration’s (SBA) $28.6

Five tips for building a positive workplace culture


If you’re a small employer that’s just starting out, chances are you’ve got a small number of employees doing the work of many. If you’re not careful, this can be a slippery slope toward a burnt out workforce, or worse, the foundation for a toxic work environment.

Do we have to pay employees who clock in early?

Business Management Daily

Your employees clock in early but wait until their scheduled start time to begin working. Now what? This is a common problem with non- exempt employees , and as the employer, you must walk the line between following labor laws and ensuring your employees follow company policy.

Talent Acquisition Requires Better Candidate AND Recruiter Experience

TalentCulture - Recruiting

As we start to put the crushing impact of the pandemic behind us, businesses — and the talent acquisition function of HR in particular — continue to face a dilemma. […]. The post Talent Acquisition Requires Better Candidate AND Recruiter Experience appeared first on TalentCulture.

How To Create A 100% Virtual Onboarding Experience

Speaker: Workbright

Are you struggling with virtual onboarding? Whether you are making the switch to remote work or biding your time until you can get back to the office–you need a solution that works. Check out our webinar on Thursday, May 20th at 2 PM E.T. to learn more!