Tue.Nov 27, 2018

These Experts Redefine Effective Performance Management

15Five

The field of human resources is changing. Among all the challenges HR professionals face, few are more important than measuring and addressing employee performance.

How Company Culture Shapes Employee Motivation

The Applicant Manager

You’ve probably read countless articles and seen numerous presentations highlighting the importance of corporate culture. Unfortunately, most of the news focuses on measuring employee satisfaction. What’s wrong with employee satisfaction?

With Paid Leave Laws Expanding, You Need to Update Your Attendance Policies

TLNT: The Business of HR

Minnesota might not stand out as a trendsetter (plaid shirts aside), but three cities have recently jumped on the national trend of paid sick leave laws. Last May, Duluth joined its counterparts Minneapolis and St. Paul in passing an ordinance requiring employers to provide paid sick leave.

3 Ways to Make Headcount Data More Impactful to Your CEO

Visier

A simple tally of employees should be shared without controversy, but when an HR executive presents the headcount report during the monthly P&L meeting with the CEO and CFO, it can become the most contentious item on the agenda.

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Compliance Continuity: Monthly Guidance to Sustain Your Organization's Wellbeing

Natural disasters can result in evacuations, work stoppages, and other disruptions for your employees. With advanced planning, employee benefits can help sustain the overall wellbeing of your workforce before, during, and after a natural disaster.

Cartoon Coffee Break: Late Arrival

Cornerstone On Demand

Editor's Note: This post is part of our " Cartoon Coffee Break " series. While we take talent management seriously, we also know it's important to have a good laugh. Check back every two weeks for a new ReWork cartoon. In a perfect world, employees would arrive precisely on time every day.

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Predictions for 2019: The productivity imperative

Bersin with Deloitte

Posted by David Mallon on November 27, 2018. If there is one line that sums up the outlook for HR in 2019, it might be that backhanded blessing, “May you live in interesting times.” These are interesting times, indeed.

Blog Awards Ireland 2018: CakeHR Takes Home Silver Award in Best B2B Blog

CakeHR

2018 has been another exciting year for us here at CakeHR, with blogging accolades already received from Feedspot and Fit Small Business alongside climbing the ranks as a GetApp HR Category Leader and awarded FrontRunner recognition as a top HRIS management vendor by Software Advice.

How to Create a Balanced Culture for All Employees

Bonusly

You’re proud of your company culture. You frequently plan events for employees, pay for lunch one day a week, promote collaboration through open office seating, and encourage the team to connect as often as possible. It might sound great, but something feels off.

The Importance of Being Positive In the Face of Uncertainty

TLNT: The Business of HR

A person’s ability to deal with uncertainty is influenced by many factors. Those who are older may be able to deal with uncertainty better because they have experienced more uncertainty and made it through, and often things turned out OK — perhaps the way they’re supposed to.

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Implementing Technology in TA for the Win: An Agile Approach

Speaker: Denise Dresler, Director of Talent Acquisition, Avature

What was once traditionally used only in the software industry is making its way to the recruiting and talent acquisition space: agile methodologies. Join Denise Dresler, Talent Acquisition Director at Avature, where she will be discussing how to take this nontraditional approach of agile talent acquisition and effectively incorporate it into your hiring processes.

What are the consequences of too much tech?

Best Money Moves

What are the consequences of too much tech? Technology streamlines processes but often removes human interaction to do so and recent research points to an epidemic of loneliness in the workplace as a result.

What Do You Do When Bosses Go Wild?

TLNT: The Business of HR

“I see the classic image of the boss as a total anachronism. It may work in certain connotations like ‘organized crime boss,’ ‘union boss,’ or ‘pit boss.’ But being bossy per se is not an attribute that I have ever seen as desirable in a manager or anyone else for that matter.”.

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A Recognition Moment: An Interview with Jacqueline Scafidi of Zurich

Achievers

Meet Jacqueline Scafidi Employee Experience Specialist, Zurich North America. Jacqueline Scafidi is on a team that leads company efforts which examine and evolve the employee experience in the workplace.

Our users love us!

Owiwi

Being one of the richest languages in the world, the Greek language has many words that don’t exist in other languages. One of these words is “??????” ” (read as “meraki”). It means to do something with passion, with absolute devotion and with undivided attention.

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Why (and How) to Switch to a New HR & Payroll Platform

Not all HR & payroll is the same, but it can look pretty similar. If your current platform isn’t meeting your needs, let us walk you through how to differentiate between providers and give you some tips on how to select a platform that works best for your business.

Stop Using Management As a Reward

Workology

“Come work for our company!! Great advancement potential! Be a manager in 2 years!!” ” Does this language sound familiar? Sure it does. It’s probably part of at least half of all job. Workology is the art and science of work, HR and recruitment. Join the resource revolution. HR career pathing employee retention high performers management training promotion

How Manufacturers Are Evolving to Recruit and Engage New Talent

TalentCulture

While smart companies of all types are investing more resources in worker engagement and development than ever, many manufacturers remain a step behind.

Mental health in the workplace: 5 things you need to know

Insperity

With one in five U.S. adults expected to experience mental illness in a given year, according to the Society of Human Resource Management , it’s a safe assumption that someone you know will be affected. And that includes in the workplace. The stigma associated with mental health issues can be challenging to deal with in the workplace. Many people carry subconscious biases toward mental illness that can lead to serious workplace issues such as discrimination.

Social Security Announces 2019 Taxable Wage Base

HRWatchdog

The Social Security taxable maximum amount of earnings for 2019 is $132,900. The Social Security Administration (SSA) recently announced that the Social Security taxable wage base for 2019 will increase to $132,900 from $128,400.

Wage Growth: The Last Employer Holdout to Attract Candidates

You get a job perk! And You get a job perk! Everyone gets job perks! While these perks may have helped get that stellar candidate’s foot in the door, this dynamic of severely low unemployment combined with a historically high job open rate continues with no immediate end in sight. Employers will do well to zero in on one lever many have been avoiding pulling: the almighty salary increase.

Will Your 2018 Data Keep You Down in 2019?

Waggl

With just six weeks left in 2018, organizations are planning for 2019 and beyond. However, many are doing so without a strong grasp on insights from this year. It’s easy to get so buried in data that it delays action, and action is what is needed to move an organization forward.

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What is AI’s Role in Your Business’ Future?

Business2Community

Resistance is futile. Artificial Intelligence (AI) is here, now. Artificial Intelligence (AI) has become the software equivalent of the semiconductor —ubiquitous, unseen, and capable of changing the shape of society and business.

Health and Financial Wellness Plans to Feature More Personalized Advice for Employees

Employee Communications Council

Health and financial wellness plans have evolved quickly in the last few years, offering employees newer and better options to relieve some of the money-related stress they experience and plan better for retirement.

Webinar Preview: Senior Management Regime – The Next Level of Maturity

Mitratech

Michael Rasmussen and the Mitratech GRC team are joining forces for a rather timely webinar. Our topic? How GRC managers can learn how to guard against the major SMCR compliance threat they might very well miss.

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.

Do you have to pay overtime to a drug dealer?

The Employer Handbook

Image Credit: Pexels.com ([link]. I just finished binging the first season of Narcos: Mexico on Netflix, which was awesome! Set in the 1980s, the show explores the growth of the cartel drug trade in Mexico.

8 Tips for Office Move Communications

SnapComms

Moving offices can be unsettling to employees; however, effective internal communication can minimize uncertainty and fear and smooth the disruption. When handled well, moving offices can be a motivational and positive change for employees. Internal Communications

Dear Dana Job Seeker Advice: When is the best time for a job search?

Inpower Coaching

Welcome to “Dear Dana”, our occasional column to give you career and workplace advice/coaching. We posted this at the beginning of the year, but since I’m getting more questions about timing for a job search now, I thought I’d post it again.

How to Plan Employee Engagement Contests That All Your Teams Will Love

Achievers

Thirty-three percent. It’s a fairly low number. We wouldn’t want to see that number for our customer satisfaction or client retention rates. But that’s the number of American workers who report being engaged at work.

Insight into Attracting and Retaining Top Talent

Discover how more than 4,100 employers are addressing benefits and workforce challenges, and how you can take competitive action to attract and retain talent, boost employee engagement, and promote organizational wellbeing.