Wed.Jul 01, 2020

Labor Statistics and the Future of the Gig Economy

Allegis Global Solutions

April saw a job loss of historic proportions in the US. The May jobs report brought a surprise turnaround. What does that mean for the future of work? Contingent Workforce

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Will Forcing Interviews for Women and Minority Candidates Improve Results? (HR Famous Podcast)

The HR Capitalist

In a word, yes. I've written about the NFL's Rooney Rule here. Go dig into that for a primer. . The whole point to the Rooney Rule is opening up the perspective of a walled-off hiring manager/executive.

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15 Jobs You Can Do From Home—or Anywhere You Choose

The Muse

These jobs give you the flexibility you need to work from home, whether you’re a parent or caregiver, have a disability or chronic illness, or just want to make your own schedule. Exploring Careers


Eightfold “Project Marketplace” Enables Employees to Find Internal Opportunities


It has been the talk of the talent town for years: side hustles, gigs, contingent work, contracts, interim work, and so on. Companies will call a temp firm to find them a person to do a task, even if multiple employees in the company’s workforce could have done the work.

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.

11 Essential Travel Safety Tips Everyone Should Know

Take It Personel-ly

Traveling allows you to have a broader worldview and gives you a massive sense of freedom once you’re out and about. It’s exciting and unique. Hence, it’s advisable to travel outside of the country at least once in our lives.

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COVID-19: How to Act if an Employee Tests Positive | BerniePortal


Imagine for a second that you’ve decided to reopen your office. You’ve ensured that your team will remain six feet apart at all times, you’ve increased your cleaning services, and even implemented a mask policy for all employees.

my boss asked me to reflect on my conflicts with coworkers and I don’t want to

Ask a Manager

A reader writes: I’ve worked for four years in a research laboratory and my supervisor is an associate professor. Her husband is a professor and a director of the research group (and that’s how she easily got her position).

Nearly 5 Million Jobs Gained in June; Unemployment Rate Drops Again

SHRM Resources

The U.S. economy showed positive job gains for the second straight month in June, adding 4.8 million jobs, and the unemployment rate fell to an approximate 12 percent (after being adjusted for a misclassification error) from an adjusted 16.4

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5 Ways to Improve Employee Communication During COVID-19


As the COVID-19 crisis continues, effective employee communication is crucial to the continuity of business operations. With irregular work routines and remote work arrangements creating gaps in the traditional flow, here are five ways to build on and improve your company-wide communications.

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.

Changing Target Marketing Demographics in B2B Sales

The Incentive Solutions News blog

When it comes to effective marketing in the B2B channel, manufacturers and distributors are tasked with enticing their target market demographic.

Boese: Tech tips to give wellbeing the attention it deserves


A few months ago, I set out to articulate the most pressing short- and long-term challenges facing HR and business leaders from the coronavirus pandemic: business agility, wellbeing and leadership.

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What COVID-19 Can Teach Us About Diversity

Advanced Learning Institute

Originally posted by Leslie Stevens , guest author for the Integral blog and toolkit #4. Leslie is a Masters-in-Residence Scholar at NYU Steinhardt’s Media, Culture and Communication program, DEI researcher, and friend of the firm. .

Mobile Workforce Management Made Easy With Our Advanced App


Manage Your Field and Mobile Workers’ in Real-time With Our Purpose-built App Now more than ever, accessible mobile capabilities play a critical role in today’s workforce.

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!

This Scientist Found Meaning by Pivoting to a Teaching Career

The Muse

Joey Patterson, a science and math teacher at Success Academy in New York City, left his research job and found a fulfilling career teaching children. Exploring Careers

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Emphasising Employer Brand

HRO Today

By communicating and acting on company values during times of crisis and uncertainty, organisations will bolster their reputation among employees and candidates. By Michael Switow.

5 Topics to Communicate to Employees Before Going Back to the Office

Achievers - Recruiting

Now that more of the United States is opening up, millions of Americans are returning to work. However, after the COVID-19 shutdowns, “back to the office” doesn’t necessarily mean “back to normal.”

What Does the “New Normal” Look Like?

HRO Today

Business practices are bound to change in the post-COVID-19 world. By Michael Switow. Do a Google search for “new normal” and more than 90 million results will turn up in a third of a second. By the time this article is published, that number is certain to be significantly more.

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.

Hit Your Professional Reset with My Blog Post 6 Pack

One Millimeter Mindset

It’s time to hit your professional reset button with these six blog posts! Today, tomorrow and moving forward, your clients need you. And, more than ever before, they require you to be fully present and in the moment with them.

Have a “Real Talk” About Inequality in the Workplace

Advanced Learning Institute

Have you had the conversation about inequality in the workplace at your organization? Have you discussed improving or beginning Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) initiatives?

5 Fundamental Steps to Creating a Culture of Safety in Your Workplace

Take It Personel-ly

No one wants to imagine going to work in the morning and never coming home again, yet the latest statistics reveal over 5,000 fatal workplace injuries per year. The workplace should be a safe place but that’s not always the case. How can a company make its workplace safe?

Work Shield Raises $4 Million Series A For Workplace Harassment Reporting App


Workshield announced a $4 million Series A round of venture capital for its app focused on reporting, investigating, and resolving harassment and discrimination in the workplace. Pre-COVID-19, year over year sexual harassment claims in the workplace remained high through 2019.

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!

Agencies should prepare for permanent COVID-19 driven growth of the contractor and temp market


The job market numbers make for compelling viewing, even if it is from behind the sofa. Anticipating key trends of the recovery could help your agency adapt faster. We have to play the field in front of us. In March 2020 there were 752,000 company vacancies, but just 318,000 were available in May.

Brandi Gregge: “Families have never been closer”

Thrive Global

Provide a judgement-free space to talk out their fears and truly listen. Don’t try to solve anxiety… because there is nothing to solve in that moment. Often times the resolve is for the anxious person to be heard and being able to let the moment pass.

Three Benefits of Mobile Recruiting


By now, it’s a foregone conclusion that the world is going mobile-first. If you need any more convincing of that, just consider that: Mobile searches account for over 60 percent of all Google searches. billion people are actively using their mobile devices … Read More.

GCC Services fosters a more inclusive hiring process with Workable Video Interviews


The challenge. The solution. Hiring onsite across many global regions. Adapt hiring process overnight without freezing hiring. Work-life balance altered in the face of COVID and need more time to focus on employees. Use virtual interviewing for some jobs but have to scale virtual experience.

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.

How to Fill Out Form 941: Your Step-by-step Guide

Patriot Software

If you have employees, you likely need to fill out and file Form 941 each quarter. Form 941 is jam-packed with different sections and calculations, which leaves room for errors. To avoid major mistakes, learn how to fill out Form 941 line by line.

Crossing the Moat - HR and Intentional Human Contact


I love reading books and watching shows and movies that were set back in the times of castles, kingdoms and mystical creatures. I’m a huge Lord of the Rings fan as well as the tales of King Arthur. It may also explain why my favorite movie is Monty Python and the Holy Grail !!

The Joy on the Other Side of the Door

Thrive Global

Like everyone else, when told to shelter in place, I didn’t really understand the gravity of the situation. As the leader of the employee engagement team, I had unlimited access to data, medical professionals and executives eager to make a plan to keep our employees safe.