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.

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

Visier

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.

New Report Helps Attract, Retain and Reward Top Talent

The 2019 Best-in-Class Benchmarking Analysis explores what top employers are doing differently to stand out in healthcare cost control and HR management. Use these insights to build a better workplace and confidently position your organization for success.

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

15Five

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.

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

UpstartHR

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

15Five

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

UpstartHR

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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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.

5 Tips for Hiring Franchise Employees

Hyrell

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.

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

The HR Capitalist

(Email subscribers, if you don't see the podcast player, click here to see the podcast ).

Influencers on How HR Tech is Changing How People Work

HRExecutive

Influence in HR technology comes from many places, takes many forms and continues to evolve over time. When the HRE /HR Tech Conference team met over the winter to work on this Influencers list, we knew it would be important to consider all aspects of influence.

Q2 2019 Global HR Tech Venture Capital Review

LAROCQUE

Q2 continued the HR technology VC momentum across all categories. Here are a few things that stood out to us as we tracked and compiled the data: You won’t find a slow down here. We tracked $1.448 Billion USD of VC investment in Q2 2019. That’s bigger than any quarter in 2018.

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.

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

Insperity

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.

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

Workstride

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.

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.

The Role Of Respect In Keeping Your Employees Motivated

CakeHR

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

Replicon

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

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

Imaginasium

Quick Navigation. What Is a Positioning Statement?

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.

Best Tools for An Effective Hiring Campaign

RChilli

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

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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.

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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.

The CFO Playbook: 10 Metrics to Transform Your HR Team

CFOs are losing faith in HR’s ability to solve problems with data. Discover the metrics your HR team needs to measure to become more data-driven.