Fri.Aug 12, 2022

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5 key marketing activities every HR consultancy should prioritise

myhrtoolkit

Senior Marketing Executive at myhrtoolkit, Hannah Wheater outlines 5 marketing activities every HR consultant should prioritise to increase brand awareness and effectively grow an established client base.

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The CDC’s latest COVID-19 guidance treats unvaccinated and vaccinated individuals the same

The Employer Handbook

In what it describes as “streamline[d] COVID-19 guidance,” the latest COVID-19 updates ( here and here ) from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention don’t appear to distinguish between individuals regardless of vaccination status. Potayto, potahto. While the CDC continues to promote the importance of being up to date with vaccination , the CDC concedes that “protection provided by the current vaccine against symptomatic infection and transmission is less than that

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it’s your Friday good news

Ask a Manager

This post, it’s your Friday good news , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. It’s your Friday good news! 1. “I have a Friday Good News entry from a friend, who agreed I can share her story with the AAM readership: A little while back, my friend successfully interviewed at and received an offer from a company she’s very excited about!

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25 Best Summer Books to Escape From Work During Your (Well-Deserved) PTO

The Muse

These 25 books will help you escape thoughts of work during summer 2022—whether you’re looking for a light beach read or a deep dive for your vacation.

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New Report from 3,500+ Employers Confirms Retention is a Top HR Priority in 2024

The first report from Gallagher’s 2024 US Workforce Trends Report Series, includes data from 3,500+ employers who participated in the 2024 US Benefits Strategy & Benchmarking Survey. The report provides benchmarks for benefits, HR and people strategies to help organizations thrive. Organizations continue to rank retention as the top priority for HR, and second highest for operations.

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open thread – August 12-13, 2022

Ask a Manager

This post, open thread – August 12-13, 2022 , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. It’s the Friday open thread! The comment section on this post is open for discussion with other readers on any work-related questions that you want to talk about (that includes school). If you want an answer from me, emailing me is still your best bet*, but this is a chance to take your questions to other readers. * If you submitted a question to me recently, please do not repost it her

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WEBINAR: Trending in HR Tech: Connecting Employee Experience and Organizational Agility

Semos Cloud

Category. All, Best Practices, Events. Webinar: Trending in HR Tech: Connecting Employee Experience and Organizational Agility. Do you find it challenging to use HR technologies to enhance organizational agility and employee experience? Take it from a proven industry expert and learn how to introduce positive change to your organization in this exciting, new webinar.

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15 Clever Ideas Executives Can Use To Unplug And Truly Relax

Forbes Coaches Council

As more organizations adopt hybrid and remote models that allow professionals to work from home, detaching mentally from work to enjoy their private lives can become more of a challenge.

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What is the “Investor Factor”?

Embroker

Startups at every stage of their growth cycle are defined by two important factors: their capacity for handling risk and their ability to attract funding. Risk-taking is an essential part of the growth and innovation that startups need to succeed. Without adequate investment, however, no amount of risk-taking is enough to take a startup to the next level. .

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8 Ways to Support Teachers and Education Workers

Payactiv

As the Summer vacation winds down, millions of students, teachers, and education workers across the country are preparing to head back to school. For parents, preparing kids for the new school year includes everything from shopping for supplies and clothes to scheduling checkups and coordinating schedules. Teachers need to start developing their lesson plans and getting their classrooms ready to welcome both new and familiar faces.

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The Intelligent Automation Guide For Human Resources

Achieving your HR goals for 2024 requires strategic focus and efficiency. But your team is overwhelmed and in the worst cases, burned out. Our eBook explores how process automation can streamline administrative tasks, enhance collaboration, and improve overall productivity, allowing your HR team to put their energy into higher value activities. Address key challenges such as: Limited resources Departmental silos Employee burnout Learn about the real benefits of advanced automation tools as well

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Semos Cloud delivers a new UX solution adapted to the award-winning Redwood design

Semos Cloud

Category. All, News & PR, Product Updates. Semos Cloud delivers a new UX solution adapted to the award-winning Redwood design. Semos Cloud, the provider of signature HR tech tools that help enterprises achieve superior employee experience and strengthen company culture, announces the release of a new UX solution fine-tuned to Oracle’s award-winning Redwood theme.

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CDC: Updated COVID-19 Guidance & Update to Quarantine Recommendations

HR Workplace Services

Click here to view the Centers for Disease Control and Preventions COVID-19 guidance to help the public better protect themselves and understand their risks … The post CDC: Updated COVID-19 Guidance & Update to Quarantine Recommendations appeared first on HRWS.

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4 Tips to Observe National Wellness Month in the Workplace

Extensis

Quick Look: August is National Wellness Month, but business leaders can contribute year-round to their employees’ well-being. Offering the right benefits package, combined with a healthy work environment, can keep your staff happy and engaged, while boosting your business’ cost-efficiency. Here, we explore 4 tips to help employers promote employee wellness during National Wellness Month and beyond.

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Risk Management for Venture Capital Firms

Embroker

Venture capital is synonymous with startups. It’s the reason we have some of the most innovative and successful companies of the last few decades – like Facebook, Uber, and SpaceX. But venture capital is also synonymous with risk. In fact, if you look up venture capital in the dictionary, you’ll likely see risk included as part of the definition. But does your firm have a solid venture capital risk management plan?

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How HR Can Create a Culture of Feedback

Employees want meaningful feedback. Without it, 98% disengage from their work (Zippia). But do your managers know how to support them? Use this Quick Start Guide to get the conversation started. Your workers don’t just want jobs; they want careers. Invest in your team by giving them meaningful feedback. 65% of employees want more feedback (Zippia). Workers who get daily feedback are 3x more engaged (Clear Company).

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What Does a Sales Manager Do? 3 Tips to Succeed

BetterUp

Jump to section. What is a sales manager? What does a sales manager do? How do you become a sales manager? Must-have skills of a sales manager. What sales reps need most from a sales manager.

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weekend open thread – August 13-14, 2022

Ask a Manager

This post, weekend open thread – August 13-14, 2022 , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. This comment section is open for any non-work-related discussion you’d like to have with other readers, by popular demand. Here are the rules for the weekend posts. Book recommendation of the week: The Boys , by Katie Hafner. At the start of this book, the father of two boys receives a letter from a bike touring company, politely asking that he never use their service again.

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Football’s got the world of work in motion

The Bot Platform

Later this year the world’s biggest football event takes place in Qatar, and it represents a great opportunity for employers to get their staff involved in a fun campaign that drives engagement and builds company culture. Football has always been renowned for its ability to bring people together, even opposing sides in war have temporarily ceased arms to indulge in the beautiful game.

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Suffering in silence: Why HR needs to be vocal about imposter syndrome

HR Zone

Culture How HR can support imposter syndrome sufferers.

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How to Conquer These 4 Top-of-Mind HR Challenges

It’s a never-ending tightrope act, trying to find the balance between creating benefits offerings that adapt to the uniqueness of your people, managing your own time and resources, and maintaining the organization’s bottom line. And the ever-changing policies and laws can make cultivating a competitive employee benefits strategy feel impossible. Whether you’re concerned about adapting to new pay transparency laws, managing global benefits packages, return-to-office mandates, or 401(k) and retire

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UPS workers demand air-con in vans; ex Twitter employee found guilty of spying

TLNT: The Business of HR

UPS workers demand air-conditioned vans. They’re known the world over for driving their often opened-doored vans, but UPS delivery drivers now want proper air-conditioned vehicles instead. Brooklyn driver Matt Leichenger, together with other workers represented by the Teamsters union are pushing for air conditioning to be provided in their vehicles.

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Four Ways To Grow Your Influence With Remote Employees

Forbes Coaches Council

If you want to bridge the distance gap, implement these four techniques and develop an influential relationship with remote employees based on trust, reliability and responsiveness.

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Meet a Former Recruiter Who Launched an Award-Winning Sales Career

The Muse

Amanda Blume’s first job as a recruiter ignited a passion for supporting people’s careers. Now she’s helping other recruiters make new hires.

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5 DE&I Initiatives Your Organization Should Start Today

PandoLogic

Having a diverse workplace is a necessity of the modern age. Diversity in the workplace brings material advantages, as a range of backgrounds and mindsets can provide a variety of prospective solutions — but it does more for an employer than that. The younger generations in the workforce prioritize diversity, equity, and inclusion when deciding which company suits them best.

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Here Are the HR Trends to Watch in 2024 + Plus Advice for Driving Impact!

The pressure is on to create a positive onboarding experience. Plus, a sub-par onboarding process can domino into other concerns such as low performance, burnout (for you and new hires), and retention challenges. Our 2024 State of HR report will give you a realistic picture of the HR landscape and tips to onboarding effectively in the year to come.

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7 Fun Ways to Welcome New Employees | HR Cloud

HR Cloud

Looking for ways to effectively onboard new employees? Creating an unforgettable first-day experience for your new hires can better integrate them into the company. Because no matter if it is their first time starting a new job or for the tenth time, we all still deal with new job anxiety and stress. Sadly, most onboarding programs at companies are still focused on paperwork and offloading work tasks and responsibilities.

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Relaxed CDC Covid Guidelines Seen as Boost for Return to the Workplace

WorkHuman

Workhuman’s CHRO Steve Pemberton is quoted in this Wall Street Journal article on companies’ return to the workplace plans. While returning looks different for each company, Steve shares that Workhuman uses CDC guidelines and employee sentiment to lead their current working model. The post Relaxed CDC Covid Guidelines Seen as Boost for Return to the Workplace appeared first on Workhuman.

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Four Vital Considerations For Your Team Charter

Forbes Coaches Council

Before the work begins, new teams should take some time to create a charter—a written agreement that establishes the purpose and goals of the team.

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Why You Secretly Love Dress Codes

Evil HR Lady

When employees start arguing with each other about appropriate office wear, it can explode into accusations of harassment and bad feelings. Take a post at Reddit where a woman wearing a top with “thin straps” had a man come up to her and tell her to cover up–but he’s barefoot. She responds that she’ll cover up her shoulders if he starts wearing shoes in the office. “If I have to watch his hairy toes at work, he can deal with the sight of my shoulders,” w

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Maximizing Your Health Plan Design Using Data-Driven Insights

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Yearly Goals Examples: 21 Ways to Build a Better You

BetterUp

Jump to section. What are yearly goals? 6 reasons you should set yearly goals. How to set and achieve yearly goals. 21 examples of yearly goals. Final thoughts.

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How Personal Perspective Plays Out In The Business World

Forbes Coaches Council

When we bring doubts about ourselves and judgments of others into the workplace, we function from love and fear.

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The Greening Of Happiness

Thrive Global

In this adapted excerpt from the new book Earthly Order: How Natural Laws Define Human Life , environmental system scientist Professor Saleem H. Ali , considers how a greener lifestyle correlates with happiness at an international level. America’s founding fathers enshrined the pursuit of happiness, alongside “life and liberty” as our ultimate quest.