Mon.Aug 29, 2022

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5 Tips for Building Your Superhero Power at Work

The People Equation

When we were kids, all it took was donning a beach towel cape and running through the neighborhood to make us feel strong and competent. A simple garment addition and voila! We were superheroes. Then, we grew up and went to work. At your place of employment, you might be less inclined to feel the superhero and more likely to think, “We, the unwilling, led by the unknowing, are doing the impossible for the ungrateful.

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Helping Employees with Self Care to Prevent Burnout


Employee burnout can be very serious, both for your staff and your business. Unfortunately, it can also be hard to detect, and harder yet to correct. To establish a well-run, productive work environment, businesses must be active in helping their staff work on self-care. . In this article, we take a look at several moves you can make to improve your employees well being. .


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Guide to mandatory overtime: Can you force employees to work long hours?


Most business owners don’t want to ask their employees to work overtime, but sometimes it’s necessary when the unexpected happens. To avoid any misunderstandings between you and your team, it’s important to address the question: Is mandatory overtime legal? If you’re an employee who isn’t aware of mandatory overtime laws, you may think you can refuse overtime work because of labor regulations prohibiting mandatory overtime. .

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What to Know About Shift Differential Pay

Patriot Software

Many employers find themselves extending their hours of operation to keep up with customer demands. Businesses operating day and night need employees who are willing to work evening or late shifts. However, it can be difficult to recruit employees for these undesirable hours. Paying employees a shift differential is an effective way to overcome staffing […] READ MORE.

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Investing in HR Software: How to Get Internal Buy-in

Buying HR software is a major decision. That’s why finding the right provider based on your needs and ensuring key decision makers are on board is vital. Download Paycor’s guide for tips to address common concerns across your buying committee.

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Positioning Culture as ”Business Success Insurance” on We’re Only Human


“I guarantee there is a direct correlation between a fantastic culture to business success. They are always together. I would say that the strong culture is the insurance policy of every business.” Ronni Zehavi, CEO, HiBob. We’re Only Human — Episode 147. What if we had a way to shield our businesses from unnecessary turnover, disinterested staff, and other similar challenges?

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Recruiting Automation: how technology can benefit the HR industry


Automation has been leveraged in many industries, and HR is no exception. It helps companies to automate recruiting tasks and workflows, increase recruiter productivity, accelerate time-to-hire, reduce cost-per-hire and improve the experience for the candidates. Just like with automation in many other fields, recruitment automation has become more popular in the past years, earning nothing but great feedback from companies.

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UAE Annual Leave Laws

Global People Strategist

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has a well-established vacation and annual leave policy for workers in the country. Employees are entitled to 30 days of paid annual leave and public holidays. There is also a provision for sick leave and maternity/paternity leave. Overview Of the UAE Annual Leave Law. The UAE annual leave law is a set of regulations that govern the number of times employees are entitled to take off from work each year.

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9 Ways You Can Boost Team Effort

Niagara Institute

It’s challenging to get any initiative off the ground or project completed without some degree of team effort. Compared to the past, employees are now on more teams than ever and spend more of their day-to-day life at work engaged in collaborative work of some form.

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How To Scale Culture With Vic Drabicky

Turning the Corner

Watch. Listen. Read. As a CEO and founder myself, I have found over the years that I spend my time equally thinking about the same things. The first one is I’m always thinking about my products and services. Are they enough, competitive, or priced right? Equally, I think about cash. Sometimes it’s where to find it or how to spend it. Third, I am thinking about my team.

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Secrets to the Switch: Choosing the Best HR Software in 2023

Speaker: Patrick Sayers - President, Newcastle Research

Does your organization need more productivity (and less pain) from your HR software? With the increase of technology-dependent remote work and highly sophisticated cyber threats on the rise, it's critical to successfully implement an HR platform that can help your organization see actionable information in real-time to hit all your key workforce KPIs.

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How Earned Wage Access (EWA) Can Help Recruit and Retain Employees

Evil HR Lady

Research shows that employees want their employer to care about their financial wellness. Included in that is the ability to access wages they have already earned before the next payday. In fact, 76 percent of workers across all age groups say it’s important for employers to offer Earned Wage Access (EWA).1. EWA may be something you’ve never heard of, but if you’re looking to recruit and retain top employees, this is an important tool in your HR toolbox.

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6 Best Practices For Remote Team Management

HR Management

One effect of the global pandemic, aside from the deadly COVID-19 virus, was the shift to remote work that many businesses went through. Many businesses quickly transitioned to a wholly remote work environment throughout the pandemic. Due to this and the rise of the gig economy, many managers now interact with their team members remotely. The transition proved challenging for some businesses, and it’s common for managers to feel like they’re still learning about and adjusting to mana

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Why Brokers Should Feel Optimistic About the Upcoming Healthcare Renewal Season


Quick Look: After over two years of wading through uncharted waters, many businesses have started to settle into their newly established environments and redefined routines. Therefore, brokers should also feel they can start fresh with modern solutions to address their clients’ unique, complex needs and enter this year’s healthcare enrollment season with a renewed sense of confidence.

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Software Business Models Explained


The software industry is known for its innovative drive and constantly evolving nature. Nowhere is that more apparent than in the rapid development of software business models. . Trying to navigate the huge variety of business models can seem like a daunting task. Software companies have to take many different factors into consideration before choosing the business model most suited to them.

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2023 HR Technology Trends: What's New and What's Next

Speaker: Ben Eubanks - Chief Research Officer, Lighthouse Research & Advisory

The world of HR has changed so much in recent years, and so have the technologies and tools that support HR and talent leaders. But frankly, keeping up with the ever-changing HR tech landscape can feel like another full-time job. That's why we're sharing with you this webinar session with Ben Eubanks, Chief Research Officer for Lighthouse Research & Advisory.

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Can One More Software Really Fix the Employee Retention Problem?


Today, you will find no shortage of HR technology, and there is zero doubt that software fatigue exists. Combine that with the constant struggle with employee recruitment and retention , and it's easy to feel frustrated and helpless.

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DOL: Final Rules to Clarify Federal Process to Protect Against Surprise Billing

HR Workplace Services

Click here to read the US Department of Labor’s final rules clarifying the Federal processes protecting against surprise billing … . The post DOL: Final Rules to Clarify Federal Process to Protect Against Surprise Billing appeared first on HRWS.

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What Is Medicare Tax? A Closer Look for Employers & Employees

Patriot Software

If you have employees, you’re responsible for handling and paying Medicare tax. Like all things tax-related, Medicare tax can get complicated quickly. Read on to learn what is Medicare tax, what it funds, and how much it costs. What is Medicare tax? Medicare tax is a payroll tax employers and employees share. You must withhold […] READ MORE.

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4 Examples of Conflict Resolution Scenarios

Pollack Peacebuilding

Conflict in the workplace is unfortunately inevitable due to issues such as clashing personalities and wildly-different ideas. However, there are many effective ways of dealing with conflicts that help everyone in the workplace enjoy a healthier, more productive environment. Below are examples of conflict resolution scenarios to inspire your efforts.

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The HR Leader’s Guide to Recruiting & Hiring

62% of Paycor survey respondents say we’re in a permanent talent shortage. By 2030, we’ll see more jobs than workers (BCG).

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How After-Lifecycle Surveys Can Engage Alumni and Explain Attrition


With the Great Resignation possibly giving way to a not-so-great recession , employees may find themselves rethinking the decisions they made about leaving a former employer for a new one. Attrition during the first year of employment has spiked over the past two years, with soon-to-be-released Perceptyx research showing that 6 in 10 employees who recently left their roles feel regret about the decision.

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School’s Back in Session: Recap of Leaves Available to Working Parents


In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber Labor and Employment Vice President Bianca Saad and CalChamber employment law expert Matthew Roberts provide a refresher on school-related leaves of absence and labor laws, including school activities leave, school appearance leave, sick leaves and accommodating flexible schedules. Summer recess is over and for many kids, it’s back-to-school time, Roberts says.

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People Are Complicated: The Confident & Competent New Manager


Kirsten Moorefield ( 00:11 ): All right, ladies and gentlemen, welcome back to people are complicated where we talk about all the things that make people complicated at work and how you can turn those tensions into deep relationships and work that you are very proud of. I'm really excited to introduce my guest today. Ramona Shaw, the new bestselling author of the competent and confident manager, Ramona, congratulations on being a bestselling author.

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Employee Retention Strategy: 3 Steps To Reduce Turnover


Are you developing a retention strategy or have you already implemented one? A consistent goal among HR leaders is to be able to consistently attract and retain top talent in their industry. This can be quite challenging in today's climate due to statistics such as " In the last year, nearly half of employees (44%) have searched for new jobs, and 40% have experienced burnout during the pandemic." found in a recent article by Forbes.

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Upskilling HR: Future-Proof Your HR Career

Speaker: Jeanne Achille - CEO, The Devon Group

Is your HR department running around barefoot like the shoemaker's children? If so, you're on a collision course with the ever-changing realities of the workplace, which necessitate strong HR tech skills. In this webinar, we'll look at why HR should invest in learning to ensure organizational resiliency and employee retention. Consider it self-care as we discuss how to future-proof your own career through the opportunities provided by upskilling.

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People Are Complicated: Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion


Kirsten Moorefield: Hey, everyone. Welcome back to People are Complicated , a podcast produced by Cloverleaf where we talk about all the ways that people are complicated at work and how you can turn those moments of tension into deeper relationships and work you're really proud of. I am your host, Kirsten Moorefield, co-founder of Cloverleaf. And I'm very excited today to have Pam Jeffords with me on the podcast.

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Types of employee training programs — which is the right fit?

Business Management Daily

Building a solid employee training program is important. Not only does training improve employee performance and ensure that new employees have the skills that they need to excel in their roles, but it can also improve employee engagement and retention. Training programs should support employees throughout their entire employee lifecycle so that they have the skills they need to grow and develop within the company.

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We Surveyed 100+ HR Leaders on Driving Business Value in 2022


Sponsored by: ThoughtExchange For several months, we’ve been sharing insights from our partner ThoughtExchange. They’ve done some fascinating research on Gen Z employees, employee experience, boosting retention, and driving business value. They’re an essential tool for leaders across departments and industries looking to align and engage their workforces.

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This may become the biggest employment law decision of 2023

The Employer Handbook

Image Credit: After a ten-day vacation trip with my family (IYKYK) onboard the S.S. Blog Cruiser Royal Caribbean Adventure of the Seas, I’m back to the reality of practicing employment law and blogging about it. Today, let’s play some tunes as we gaze into the crystal ball and predict what could be the biggest employment law decision of 2023.

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Employee Open Enrollment Letter Template

When it comes to benefits, communication is critical. To help you easily explain your offerings at open enrollment, Paycor created an open enrollment sample letter (and a few tips). Download this free Employee Open Enrollment Letter Template today.