Wed.Jul 29, 2020

Welcome Employees Back to the Office with Mini-Onboarding

Ultimate Software

Even if your organization isn’t operating at full capacity, it makes sense to start having conversations about what employee “re-entry” into the workplace will look like. That way, when the organization is ready, there will be a plan in place.

ServiceNow: The Workflow Workhorse

Josh Bersin

One of the hottest tech companies in the world is ServiceNow. The company’s Q2 earnings were a barnbuster (30% YTY growth, 40 deals over $1M, and now running at a $4B annual subscription runrate – at a 97% renewal rate).

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Career Expectations: Comparison Is The Thief of Joy (And Doesn't Matter if You're Good)

The HR Capitalist

Last week I put up a post talking about the fact there's nothing wrong with young talent doing a call center role for a good company early in their career , but I talked a bit in that post that good to great talent wouldn't be in that role for 3+ years - they'd promote within the call center or elsewhere in the company. . Good talent goes up.

Media Diet Update – Day 2

HR Hardball

Day 2 of #MediaFasting and I am immediately assured of one certainty….I’m I’m onto something here. My usual diet of DailyWire, Zeducation , HodgeTwins , Officer Tatum , and assorted #FoxNews clips was a bit harder to resist than I had first imagined (“I can stop anytime”), but that’s the lie every addict tells him/herself. Today I even had a reasonable, rational conversation with a “mask activist” and found some merit to the discussion.

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.

Here’s How Unconscious Racial Bias Can Creep Into Recommendation Letters—and How You Can Avoid It

The Muse

Recommendation letters can play a big role in a candidate’s application. Use these tips to ensure you’re helping rather than hurting their chances. Work Relationships


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Partnering with Generation Investment Management and Greyhound Capital to Modernize Retirement


Today, we’re pleased to share that we’ve raised over $80 million in a new round of capital, co-led by Generation Investment Management and Greyhound Capital, with participation from our existing investors, Tiger Global Management, Felicis Ventures, Propel Venture Partners, Lerer Hippeau, Xfund, and BoxGroup.

4 Tips for a Successful Summer Campaign


When the mercury rises and the sun shines strong and bright through the long hours of the day, it can be very hard to sit down and look at a computer screen or a piece of paper. Everything can seem like a distraction and a reason not to buckle down, focus, and search for that job.

Get to Know Our New CEO – an Interview with Marie Unger

Emergenetics International

It’s an exciting time at Emergenetics International. In the past six months, we launched two new virtual workshops, updated our Associate Certification curriculum for digital delivery and supported our global staff through a successful transition to working remotely.

Chin up, recruiters and jobseekers: Expert tips for surviving crisis


Hiring data from the technical assessment platform, Coderbyte , illustrates the dramatic drop in the number of technical interviews since February. But whatever the slope, a bounce in hiring is sure to return as jobs shift to different industries.

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.

B2B Sales Strategy 2020: Download Incentive Solutions’ Latest E-Book!

The Incentive Solutions News blog

B2B Sales Strategy 2020: Download Incentive Solutions’ Latest E-Book! Incentive Rewards. Our Incentive rewards inspire motivation in your participants and produce the most ROI for your brand. Choose from online rewards or gift and debit card rewards. Incentive Programs.

Teamtailor Placed in GetApp’s Category Leaders for Applicant Tracking Software


Each year, GetApp rank the leading business apps based on category. We’re very happy to report that Teamtailor has been placed as Category Leaders for Applicant Tracking Software!

What to Look for in a Financial Wellness Program

Best Money Moves

What to look for in a financial wellness program. Employers want to help employees meet their short-term financial needs during the COVID-19 pandemic first.

What’s the Point of a Cover Letter?

Turning the Corner

By Kimberly Spikes I get asked a lot about whether a cover letter is still important in today’s world of work. The short answer (as with many things job-search related), is, it depends. The key determining factor in whether or Continue reading. The post What’s the Point of a Cover Letter?


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!

California DFEH Updates COVID-19 FAQs


The California Department of Fair Employment and Housing (DFEH) has updated their COVID-19 guidance. Employers — be sure to add this update to your library of COVID-19 compliance documents! On July 24, 2020, the DFEH updated their DFEH Employment Information On COVID-19 Frequently Asked Questions.

Virtual Fitness Thrives During Pandemic, Leaving On-Site Facilities Empty


In the past several months, employers have been grappling with how to adapt business operations to COVID-19 recommendations, policies, and lockdowns.

Talent Demands an Inclusive Value Proposition


The vast majority of job seekers consider an employer brand before applying for a job. Candidates want to understand not only the mission, vision, values, and purpose of an employer, but also how their specific role contributes toward them.

my new boss is an elder in a sexist church

Ask a Manager

A reader writes: My new boss is an elder in his church which has very old-fashioned beliefs about women. They believe that the role of women is to obey their husbands unquestioningly and more or less only speak when spoken to, at least when there is a man present.

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.

Three Things You (Probably) Have In Your House That You Can Exchange For Cash

Take It Personel-ly

An unforeseen cash crunch can occur at any time. This is especially true in today’s time when there is looming uncertainty and widespread unemployment as a result of the rapidly spreading Coronavirus.

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EEO-1 Reports: Know Your Numbers

Berkshire Associates

Recent events have brought increased attention for companies to evaluate their workforce’s racial equality and diversity, as investors and the public are starting to ask more questions.

Starting an Airstream Cafe: 8 Things to Keep in Mind

Take It Personel-ly

Maybe you’ve always had an entrepreneurial mindset, or perhaps you reached your early retirement goal and found yourself seeking a new challenge. If your meals often meet with rave reviews, and everyone requests your recipes, you may have considered opening a restaurant.

5 Ways Companies Are Using Virtual Employee Training

Eagle's Flight

Prior to COVID-19, a Deloitte study found that just 1% of a typical work-week was spent on training and development activities.

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!

companies that ask people to answer mini-essays before submitting resumes

Ask a Manager

A reader writes: In previous posts you have written that employers generally shouldn’t require applicants to do work (assessments, tests, what have you) at the very outset of the hiring process because that’s asking folks to dedicate time/effort when the majority of them won’t even get an interview.

The Charmsters: Building camaraderie and confidence

Thrive Global

In 2006, I received my final acting credit to be included as a member in ACTRA/SAG.

Decoding the new normal for HR professionals

Zoho People

The impact of COVID-19 has been felt across all sectors, and many businesses are still trying to determine the right approach to help their employees wade through this crisis. Several organizations are reopening now as some regional governments have eased their lockdown restrictions.

How to know when you’re truly ready to take the next step

Thrive Global

Isn’t it the most frustrating place to be, when you know you’re meant for more, yet feel you need to hustle for every next client or sales? You might need to raise your prices, Increase the number of sales, Start delegating instead of doing everything yourself.

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.

Here’s What All Businesses Should Consider When Sending Holiday Cards

Take It Personel-ly

Unlike family holiday cards, there’s a lot to take into account before sending a corporate holiday card. From the messaging to colors, businesses must pay great attention to detail to avoid making mistakes that could end up hurting their business.


Encourage The Heart When Leading Virtually


In Challenging Times, Don't Forget to Recognize Employees for Their Unique Accomplishments. Accomplishing extraordinary things in organizations is hard work. One of the most critical behaviors that leaders enlist to help keep direct reports engaged, determined, and hopeful is to Encourage the Heart.

How to Prepare Your Airbnb for Reopening: A Checklist

Take It Personel-ly

Back in March, Airbnbs around the world shut down as the coronavirus pandemic swept the world. Airbnb cancelled and refunded many reservations as would-be travelers hunkered down at home and owners found themselves managing empty rooms and houses.