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How Leaders Can Harness the Power of Their Employees’ Emotional Lives

Cornerstone On Demand

Many managers make the mistake of asking employees to leave their emotional lives at home, thinking such a separation is key to productivity on the job.

World Agility Forum Celebrates Excellence, Attacks Fake Agile

Forbes Leadership Strategy

Although Agile is still eating the world, the proliferation of fake Agile is a significant challenge

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6 Most Effective Ways to Keep Your Millennial and Gen Z Employees Productive [+ Infographic!]

CakeHR

Now that a new generation of employees has entered the picture, the modern work environment has become more complex than ever. If you look at different companies, you’ll see offices with a mix of employees from various age groups.

Why Resilience Can Make Or Break Your Career

Forbes Leadership Strategy

Research has shown that while some people seem to come by resilience naturally, these behaviors can also be learned

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.

Reasons to Consider Contract Work and Simple Steps to Get Started

GetFive

Are you a job hunter and still hesitant to consider contract work? You may want to think again. The gig economy is growing and it could be the opportunity you’ve been waiting for to network, be your own boss, get a full-time position, and so much more. During the course of a year, U.S.

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Your colleagues are getting sacked, how to avoid the negativity spiral

TheHRBlog

The economic slowdown is getting evident and, your colleagues are getting sacked, and it is rather natural that you are feeling the same negativity too. In particular, if you see your colleagues and peers being let go, it hardly takes time for the negativity spiral to set in.

Immigrant Nobel Prize Winners Keep Leading The Way For America

Forbes Leadership Strategy

Immigrants have been awarded nearly 40% of the Nobel Prizes won by Americans in Chemistry, Medicine and Physics since 2000

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Easy Ways To Protect Your Business From Cyber Attacks

New to HR

Cybercrime is becoming increasingly lucrative. In fact, it is now surpassing other forms of crime. There’s even ransomware available, and the odds of being caught as a criminal are low. For this reason, you have to make sure that you.

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Customer Loyalty And Retention Are In Decline

Forbes Leadership Strategy

A recent study of more than 34,000 consumers worldwide by Verint® Systems Inc., the Customer Engagement Company™, (carried out in partnership with Opinium Research, LLC) shows that customer loyalty and retention are declining

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Candidate Screening Simplified

Speaker: Allen Samuel, Senior Sourcer & Serial Entrepreneur

When it comes to finding the right candidates for your company, you want to ensure that they are a good “fit.” By having an understanding of the job description, accurate skillset criteria and a short conversation with the hiring manager, you will be armed with the resources to quickly and effectively convert potential candidates to new hires. Join Senior Sourcer & Serial Entrepreneur Allen Samuel to learn the steps you should be taking in your candidate screening process.

Picking from the Patch: How AI Makes Choosing Benefits as Easy as Choosing a Pumpkin

benefitexpress

AI and Benefits Selection. In our family, we have one rule about picking pumpkins; you must be able to carry it from the pumpkin patch back to the car. This challenge requires our three children to be thoughtful about which pumpkin to pick and resist the urge to run to the largest one they see.

Gen Z At Work - 8 Reasons To Be Afraid

Forbes Leadership Strategy

Generation Z, born between 1995 and 2009, is entering the workplace. What you don't know about them won't make you stronger

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IT Outage Notification Templates

SnapComms

When planning an IT outage or experiencing an unplanned outage, it’s important to communicate well with all employees affected. Raising awareness around outages will save the IT team time and effort responding to multiple service requests.

Gen Z At Work - 8 Reasons To Be Afraid

Forbes Leadership Strategy

Generation Z, born between 1995 and 2009, is entering the workplace. What you don't know about them won't make you stronger

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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.

Skilled personnel still need CyberSec skills

360HR

Based on the title of this article, you’re probably thinking, “That’s a bit of a blanket statement.” ” And you wouldn’t be wrong. I recently came across the sixth annual CyberThreat Report written by CyberEdge group.

3 Questions To Uncover Your Real Relationship With Your Boss

Forbes Leadership Strategy

In a perfect world, all bosses would be great bosses. But that’s not reality. Here's how to access the true nature of your relationship with your boss and how it's impacting your career

Best Things in the Workplace Are Free – Connection

Jason Treu

“Best Things in Life Are Free.” That’s the classic song in MadMen when Burt Cooper dies. It’s signifies the #1 asset and “secret sauce” that leaders typically overlook. . People value and are starving for true connection, complete trust, & teamwork with people who deeply care. .

3 Things Politicians Should Learn From Entrepreneurs

Forbes Leadership Strategy

Politicians should take a page from the entrepreneurial guidebook and treat voters more like potential customers. It doesn’t matter if the audience is customers, clients or constituents; nobody wants to be ‘sold’ anything. For some reason, politicians are struggling to adapt to today’s audience

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.

Picking from the Patch: How AI Makes Choosing Benefits as Easy as Choosing a Pumpkin

benefitexpress

In our family, we have one rule about picking pumpkins; you must be able to carry it from the pumpkin patch back to the car. This challenge requires our three children to be thoughtful about which pumpkin to pick and resist the urge to run to the largest one they see.

Stir Up Excitement For STEM Subjects With This Nobel Prize Communication Strategy

Forbes Leadership Strategy

Your listeners don't care about a subject until they see how it benefits their lives. Tell them early and often

do I have to go to my boss’s son’s wedding, I manage a habitual phone checker, and more

Ask a Manager

It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. Do I have to go to my boss’s son’s wedding? My boss’s son (who is my coworker…) is getting married next year. I hate weddings, am not particularly fond of this coworker, and am a pretty shy person and a large wedding where I won’t know many people sounds terrible to me.

Want Better Office Communication? Talk Like A Therapist

Forbes Leadership Strategy

Let three active listening skills used by therapists help you form better relationships with your employees — summarizing, reflecting, and clarifying

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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.

How To Use SMART Goals For Employee Engagement?

Engagedly

What Are SMART Goals? Measuring performance is one of the many important aspects of every business. It is a continuous process that involves collecting and analyzing information regarding performance of individual employees or a specific department. How do […].

The Law Favors A C-Suite Awakening

Forbes Leadership Strategy

Leo Strine, one of America's thought leaders on corporate law, believes the private sector needs to shrug off shareholder primacy for a new business model that honors multiple stakeholders

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Why Employee Communication Matters At Work

HR C-Suite

Imagine a scenario in which the entire workplace did not communicate properly with one another. In this scenario there are going to be tons of information that is not being passed along, changes never happen, and eventually the business probably goes under.

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Making the Sale !!

Everyday People

This past week has been one of transitions. My wife and I celebrated our 30th wedding anniversary, and our oldest child was getting ready to leave home. We’re excited that Melanie is moving and continuing her career as an Occupational Therapist in Indianapolis, Indiana.

When Recruiter Priorities Compete: Fill Speed, Growing Req Loads, and Diversity

It’s a question as old as the recruiting profession itself: How many reqs should one recruiter handle at a time? Even in our data-driven age of hard metrics and objective assessments, the answer is: It depends. Download this White Paper to discover the key factors that go into finding your answer to the req load question.