Tue.Jul 02, 2019

6 Quick Team Building Activities That SkyRocket Teamwork and Performance

Jason Treu

Teamwork is the most important and least developed soft skill. Arguably everything we do is dependent on other people. Performance and outcomes are dependent on how well the team works together. Just like a flower, unless we give it constant attention and care, it will wither and die.

Emotions in the Workplace: Yep, Employee Engagement is a Coping Strategy

Quantum Workplace

Coping mechanisms are the tools and strategies we use to deal with stress in our lives. Our various ways of coping eventually create a coping strategy. You can cope with stress in positive or negative ways.

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Why Should Companies Use A Competency-Based Assessment Approach?

HR C-Suite

In order to perform any task well, a person needs to have the required competencies. Each competency is a set of measurable skills and characteristics that enable a person to do a particular job successfully and efficiently.

3 Ways People Analytics Prepares You for the Future


The market has shown that when it comes to employment, we’ll continue to see the trend of record-low unemployment rates, an aging workforce that continues to remain involved in the labor market, and voluntary resignations and people movement at an all-time high.

Why Smoking Costs Employers More Than They Realize

Your employees are smoking, and at a cost of $7,000 per year for each employee who smokes, that adds up - fast! This free report will show you how an effective cessation program pays for itself.

Best-Self Management Podcast, Episode 2: Life-Changing Company Retreats


Corporate offsite. Even typing the words makes me cringe. They’ve gained a reputation for being dry, forced, and inauthentic. A company retreat is not about transferring corporate bureaucracy to a different setting for a few days.

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Office Hours: Why You Shouldn't Be Afraid to Give Advice

Cornerstone On Demand

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, millennials now make up more than a third of the American labor force, the youngest of them just old enough to start working.

Do I Have to Buy a Standing Desk for My Employee?


Spoiler alert: people have a love/hate relationship with standing desks. Some people swear by them, others can’t stand the thought of standing all day long on top of their otherwise demanding job. With a standing desk you can practice these kinds of awkward standing poses all day long! :-).

Best-Self Management Podcast, Episode 2: Life-Changing Company Retreats


Corporate offsite. Even typing the words makes me cringe. They’ve gained a reputation for being dry, forced, and inauthentic. A company retreat is not about transferring corporate bureaucracy to a different setting for a few days.

5 Secrets for How to Be a Great Place to Work


One of the annual occurrences here in North Alabama is the “best place to work” competition. It’s a regular staple for HR leaders and employers to try and prove they are, well, one of the best places to work. One of the firms that I know fairly well has actually won the contest multiple times, walking away with awards virtually every year. I recently had a chance to connect with their VP of Employee Experience and took away five tips and ideas on how to be a great place to work.

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2020 Report: The Future of HR

Paycor asked more than 500 leaders of medium and small businesses to talk about the present and future of HR. Download the guide and see what they said. Their responses will surprise you!

PODCAST: e3 - This is HR - Employee MBA Debt, Employer Brand Lies, EEOC Male Dress Code Hardships

The HR Capitalist

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5 Tips for Hiring Franchise Employees


So, you bought a franchise – now what? A simple guide to hiring and managing franchise employees. Part 1: 5 Tips for hiring your key franchise employees. You bought a franchise, built out your office space, and have all of your marketing materials printed. But now you need a team.

HR Tech: What Puts the Intelligence in Intelligent Software?

HR Examiner

“It is easy to feel overwhelmed by emerging technology of any kind. The following is intended to give you a simplified foundation for understanding the new technologies that many in the market still call AI, but is better labeled Intelligent Software.” – John Sumser.

Bye-bye 9-to-5: A flex schedule is the new norm


Whether you are looking to bring in the absolute best talent or to find ways to maximize the productivity of employees already in your workforce, the flexible work schedule, or flex schedule, is quickly becoming a cornerstone of many successful organizations.

Protecting Organizational Culture and Wellbeing During a Global Pandemic

Download Gallagher’s report to discover best practices for sustaining corporate culture, identify opportunities for building engagement, and understand the value of investing in your organization’s greatest asset — its people.

Cognitive and AI technologies are transforming talent acquisition

Bersin with Deloitte

How ready are you to take advantage of them? Posted by Bhawna Bist and Alice Jun on July 2, 2019. Cognitive and AI technologies are increasingly pervasive in the world of talent acquisition (TA), in the news, in the minds of leaders, and among solution providers.

How The Right Incentives Technology Can Drive More Channel Growth


While the idea of incentivizing salespeople has been around since the dawn of commerce, only in recent years have channel incentives become truly streamlined through the use of digital tools.

The Role Of Respect In Keeping Your Employees Motivated


Respect in the workplace is not only a “feel good” requirement but has a direct impact on employee productivity and the company bottom line – this was the result of extensive research by Georgetown University’s Prof. Christine Porath.

Six Ways Technology is Reshaping Time Management in Construction


This post was a collaboration between Replicon and our friends at Handle, who offer an automated collection process of unpaid construction invoices.

Preparing for the Workplace of the Future: HR’s Role

Speaker: Robin Schooling, Managing Partner, HR + People Strategy, Peridus Group

Join Robin Schooling, Managing Partner, HR + People Strategy with Peridus Group, to learn what you can do now to prepare yourself and your organization for the future workplace while simultaneously solidifying HR’s impact as a strategic and influential leader for business success

How to Build Culture When Managing Remote Teams

Partners in Leadership

Effectively managing remote teams requires a system for establishing objectives and maintaining communication in a way that promotes cultural cohesion. The post How to Build Culture When Managing Remote Teams appeared first on Partners In Leadership.

Write a Positioning Statement with 10 Considerations, Plus 6 Bonus Examples


Quick Navigation. What Is a Positioning Statement?

Best Tools for An Effective Hiring Campaign


Modern companies are shifting to technology-based software systems to improve certain aspects of business, like recruiting.

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Improved recruiting process for a better ‘candidate experience’

HR Morning

This case study is adopted from a presentation by Olivia Melman , manager of recruiting operations, Digital Ocean , as presented at the ERE Recruiting Conference, San Diego. It’s no secret the hiring process can be confusing and frustrating for candidates. A lot of times they never hear back after submitting an application, or they don’t know what to expect from an interview.

Does Your Workforce Have the Talent DNA for the Digital Future?

With the increasing adoption of automation and data-driven technologies, the workforce is changing rapidly — regardless of whether we’re prepared to face it. Keeping up with the velocity of change is vital to success, and that means building digital readiness into the DNA of your organization so your workforce is ready to face an uncertain and constantly changing future.

Top Tips to Be an Effective and Powerful Girlboss

Take It Personel-ly

Being a woman in business comes with its own fair share of obstacles. Even though there are many powerful women entrepreneurs out there, it still sometimes seems as if we have to work extra hard just to prove ourselves.


Lying in the hiring process: How to handle the candidate

HR Morning

Do you know how well your company is protected from false claims on employment applications? During the hiring process, the ability to disqualify an applicant from consideration for a job, or to fire a candidate who lied on their application, hinges on what you have in writing. It’s a common problem. A recent study showed 85% of employers have caught applicants lying on their resume or job application.

Can You Make Innovation Happen?

Forbes Leadership Strategy

The demand for innovation has sent companies into a tailspin trying to figure out how to make innovation happen. But the hardest thing for them to hear is that you can’t actually make innovation happen. This article includes key opportunities, that range anywhere from the simple to the complex

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Additional Information Now Available for EEO-1 Component 2 Filing

Berkshire Associates

E mployers with questions concerning collection of 2017 and 2018 EEO-1 Component 2 compensation data are finally getting some answers.

Year in Review: Talent Acquisition in 2019 & the 2020 Impact

The year 2019 in talent acquisition was full of key learnings and insights that you can leverage in order to start 2020 ahead of the recruiting pack. This report walks you through core trends to continuously examine as you plan your recruiting strategy for 2020 and beyond.