Wed.Jul 15, 2020

Supreme Court Ruling Protects LGBTQ Employees

HR Counselor's Corner

By Jennifer Price, HR Consultant, East Coast Risk Management. On June 15, 2020 the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity violates Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.

Six advantages of linguistic diversity in the workplace.

LifeSpeak

Did you know there are currently hundreds of languages spoken in Canada and the US? In 2015, the United States Census Bureau estimated that at least 350 languages were spoken in households across the country. Statistics Canada reported a year later that 263 languages were spoken in Canadian homes.

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How To Treat Your Customers Like Humans: 13 Tips For Startups

Forbes Coaches Council

It's in a company's best interest to treat its clientele as people, not as numbers. Here's how startups can seek to do this, both for existing clients and new ones. Leadership /leadership Leadership /leadership leadership

Why 2020 Is The ‘Year Of HR’: A Conversation With Josh Bersin

15Five

Perhaps now more than ever, demands on People Operations roles are incredibly high. Handling just the administrative side of HR while establishing a remote workforce can be a full-time job, let alone the all-important human element that requires your attention and resources.

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.

We’re Only Human 86: Working on the HR Tasks that Matter with Amit Parmar

UpstartHR

“What really excites someone to join a company? Why do they stay at the company? Every person you talk to has a different story.” ” Amit Pamar, HR executive at Unisys. This conversation happened at IAMPHENOM, one of the last live events prior to the COVID-19 shutdown. . In today’s episode, Ben interviews Amit Parmar, an HR executive at Unisys, a technology firm with 20,000+ employees. Ben and Amit talk about talent, AI, analytics, digital transformation, and more.

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Webinar: CEO insights on the future workplace

Workable

Considering how packed their agendas are, bringing CEOs to the same table to share their own concerns and thoughts is a challenge, especially now with COVID-19 events still evolving.

As Employees Become More Productive Working from Home, they are Less Likely to Want to Return to the Physical Workplace After COVID-19

Perceptyx

During our May 7 th Insights Discussion , we shared that just 30% of employees wanted to return to the physical workplace after the COVID-19 pandemic.

Life at Owiwi: 412 days and counting…

Owiwi

Hello, my name is Sotiris and about one year ago I started working at Owiwi as a Lead Developer. One year later, I realized that this has been a dream come true.

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Talent Brand Summit recap and insights #TBSummit

Stories Incorporated

Reading Time: 5 minutes. We were excited to attend & honored to sponsor the 2020 Talent Brand Summit , held virtually July 7-9. Using a 1980’s video game theme, the 2020 summit focused on knowledge sharing and “leveling up” your talent branding game.

Social Collaborative Management: Harnessing the Power of the Many

Speaker: Peter Taylor, Speaker & Author of The Lazy Project Manager

Social Collaborative Management aims at delivering, at the enterprise level, a common goal for the business while harnessing the performance advantages of a collaborative community. This is a vital paradigm shift that many organisations are trying to understand right now - balancing traditional work and centralised leadership against the value of decentralised teams and trust. But the principles of harnessing collective power, collaboration, and community build an underlying ‘constant change’ capability that is critical in today’s new work environment.

Why now is a great time for a wage and hour self-audit. Wait! Hear me out on this…

The Employer Handbook

Department of Labor Wage and Hour Division / Public domain. Near the end of last month, I blogged here about this Wage and Hour Division (WHD) Field Assistance Bulletin. The U.S.

Did COVID-19 Force You Into A Career Change? Here Are 5 Tips

marenated HR

By guest contributor, Kimberly Roush: It’s the pandemic that brought more than illness. Across the United States, millions of people have lost jobs as COVID-19 shutdowns threw the economy into a recession.

PR | Hyrell Exceeds One Million Dollars in COVID Relief Program Committment

Hyrell

Hyrell Exceeds One Million Dollar Commitment for COVID-19 Relief Program. To view this release on CISION / PR Newswire, click here.

How to Choose Your Benefits Package for 2021

Best Money Moves

How to choose your benefits package for 2021. How to determine which benefits are most important to employees and support a more productive workforce. Employee benefits have undergone a remarkable transformation and have become a more important part of the employee experience. .

COVID & the Future of Work: Insights from Paycor’s C-Suite

In Paycor’s newest report, our Chief Executive and Group Leaders consider how your clients will recruit, manage their workforce, optimize benefits, and foster employee experience in the new normal of 2020 and beyond. For actionable insights and tips download and share our guide with your clients!

Performance Fatigue and Work-Life Balance

Compensation Cafe

On July 7, 2020 fellow Comp Café writer, Margaret O’Hanlon wrote an article titled “What Does Burnout Have to Do with Compensation? ” The article discussed the classic idea of workplace stressors and how compensation professionals can contribute to a better approach.

This Was Not Plan A!

The Tim Sackett Project

My son Cam Sackett graduated from college in May from the University of Michigan. He’s an amazing young man. His plan A was to start his career in Communications/Marketing/Social Media with a global media company (Viacom/Disney/Netflix/Apple/HBO/NPR/NBC/CBS/Etc.)

Considering a POS System Upgrade? Here are Some Details to Keep in Mind

TimeForge

Your point-of-sale (POS) hardware may be the hub of activity in your grocery store, but it’s also essentially a collection of PC-based processors. That means sooner or later, you’ll need to upgrade the hardware.

5 tips to create video content from remote employees

Stories Incorporated

Reading Time: 5 minutes. Yes, you can create video content from remote employees that is high-quality, visually compelling and tells great employee stories. Employee stories provide the best culture content and give the clearest insight into what it’s really like to work at your company.

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The D&I Garden: Seeds of Innovation that Grow into Creative Breakthroughs

Speaker: Donald Fan, Senior Director of the Global Office of Culture, Diversity & Inclusion at Walmart Inc.

In the digital era, rife with uncertainty and ambiguity, innovation plays an essential role in sustaining organic growth and outperforming the global competition. Research proves time and again, there exists a robust bond between innovation and diversity & inclusion (D&I); our challenge is to help our leaders understand how to plant the seeds of innovation in the fertile D&I garden in order to drive a strategic and competitive advantage from the office and in the digital landscape.

This $100 Million Investment in Our Platform is Just the Beginning

SocialChorus

Today we are thrilled to announce that Sumeru Equity Partners (SEP) — a growth-focused technology investment firm — along with existing investors, has led a $100 million investment in SocialChorus.

What Does a Bookkeeper Do Exactly? A Simple Guide

Take It Personel-ly

Are you a business owner seeking to learn more about what a bookkeeper does? There are more than 1.73 million bookkeepers in the United States but a lot of people aren’t familiar with the important functions they have in the operation of a business.

15 Considerate Ways To Encourage Shy Employees To Share Their Input

Forbes Coaches Council

Some employees may feel uncomfortable sharing what's on their minds. It's up to managers to help employees feel comfortable enough to share their insight with the company, without making them feel pressured. Leadership /leadership Leadership /leadership leadership

boss gives us pop quizzes, random drug tests during quarantine, and more

Ask a Manager

It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. My boss gives us pop quizzes on our cross-training. My boss, Cersei, is a brand-new manager, and my coworker (Jon) and I are her guinea pigs for learning how to manage. Jon and I handle different aspects of the same type of work.

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!

These Tech Jobs Are More in Demand Than Ever—Here’s How to Make the Switch

The Muse

How a software engineer, a data scientist, and a cybersecurity analyst pivoted their careers after completing Flatiron School boot camp. Career Change

Succeeding in Transitional Times: The 2020 Summer Reading List

Eagle's Flight

As a result of incredible technological disruptions, global events such as COVID-19, changes in consumer habits and preferences, and upheavals of deeply rooted systems, the lives we lived even at the beginning of the year, seem like a world away.

The Grievance Procedure Explained

Digital HR Tech

If something unfair happens to employees at work, their company may have a formal procedure called a grievance that they could file. In this article, we will explain how companies use grievance procedures. Contents What is a grievance procedure?

B2B Digital Transformation: What Traditional Manufacturers and Distributors Need to do to Compete

The Incentive Solutions News blog

Whether it is competing in an oversaturated marketplace , or keeping up with the “Joneses” of B2B digital transformation, manufacturers and distributors have their work cut out for them.

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.

What is organizational trust (and how to build it)?

PI Worldwide

“The secret to any high-performing team is trust.” ” This may seem like a no-brainer, but trust is easy to take for granted— especially organizational trust.

7 Tips to Making Your Employees Happy During Quarantine

Effortless HR

For many office going people, ‘Working from Home” previously might have sounded very interesting and easier to manage as compared to working from home. However, this option becomes quite mundane and frustrating when done for a month or two.

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How Do Companies Determine Salary?

Take It Personel-ly

According to a 2018 Forbes analysis, wages have not kept up with inflation for nearly 50 years. This isn’t due to a lack of money. It’s due, instead, to poor financial management.