Thu.Aug 01, 2019

8 Strategies for Running an Effective Team Meeting

Eagle's Flight

Attending meetings is an everyday occurrence for many of us at work. Gathering people together to discuss a topic or decide a course of action can help to maintain and improve workflow. However, not all meetings make good use of employees’ time.

Your 2020 Benefits Mismatch

Branch

If you have a blended workforce of hourly and salaried associates, this article is directed at you. Are your benefits mismatched with your employee population? The meaning of “balanced” depends on the company’s current workforce AND who they want to have come apply for work.

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Goal Check! How to Help Employees Stay on Track and Achieve Their Goals This Year

Engage2Excel

We’re halfway through the year. January seems like a long time ago and December is still a long way out. But the clock is ticking toward Q4, and that means it’s time for a goal check-in. It’s easy to set ambitious goals in January, but how are you doing on them now? How about your employees?

What 20-Something-Year-Olds Want from an Employer

PeopleStrategy

There are many stereotypes about those of us who are in our twenties and early thirties and fall into either the Gen Z or Millennial population. As a member of the Gen Z generation, here are some examples that I’ve heard, and a few I may have even said myself: They don’t know how to work.

Workplace Mask Policy & Return to Work Templates

Paycor’s comprehensive checklist and customizable letters will help you re-start your business and welcome your team back to a new normal.

Evaluating Training Effectiveness: Are Your Staff Development Programs Providing Value?

EDSI

Training and staff development are investments, but how can we be sure we are getting the most out of the time and money we spend on training? According to the Harvard Business Review, last year the average employee received about $1,000 in training.

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6 Tips for Holding a Great Career Conversation

Reflektive

Employees who assume their annual performance review is the only time to raise career development questions could be missing important opportunities to do just that. A yearly discussion is far less likely to advance your career as much as a series of short 1:1 meetings held at monthly intervals with your manager. Ideally, managers should initiate career development discussions, but if not, it’s up to the individual employee to arrange such meetings.

4 HR Lessons from Stranger Things

BambooHR

For most HR professionals, the workday doesn’t include battling demogorgons, slaying mindflayers, or foiling Russian spies (and if it does, you may want to look. HR Insights

Make it theirs: 3 simple steps for communicating and instilling your vision, mission, and values

Bersin with Deloitte

Posted by Melissa Yim and Heather Shaw on August 1, 2019. You’ve helped your company develop internal positioning statements including vision, mission and values. They’re displayed throughout your offices, on your intranet, and on your recruiting site.

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Can you still tell a joke at work?

Stratus

Heard any good jokes lately? Not everyone is as funny as they think they are. On this week's #AskAnHRExpert, Brad tells us what to do if someone tells an offensive joke at work (hint: your dumb joke might be considered harassment). Posted by Stratus.hr on Friday, August 3, 2018.

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ABCs of Data Normalization for B2B Marketers

Data normalization. It’s not a far stretch to suggest that the topic isn’t exactly what gets marketers excited in their day-to-day workflow. However, if lead generation, reporting, and measuring ROI is important to your marketing team, then data normalization matters - a lot. In this eBook, we’ll break down the ins and outs of data normalization and review why it’s so critical for your marketing strategies and goals!

How to Create a Truly Effective Performance Review Process

TinyPulse

Let’s admit it: the traditional methods for performance reviews are outdated. But they’re not going anywhere any time soon. According to Globoforce , a whopping 91% of organizations use them. And they’re mostly just doing them to check it off their to-do list.

Employee Satisfaction Surveys: Best practices and sample questions

Qualtrics HR

Improving employee satisfaction has been a goal of organizations since at least the 1930s, when psychologists began earnestly studying employee attitudes and how they were affected by the employer/employee relationship.

California Emergency Wildfire Smoke Regulation Now in Effect

HRWatchdog

Employers should act now – the emergency wildfire smoke regulation is in effect. On July 29, 2019, the California Occupational Safety and Health Standards Board’s emergency regulation to protect outdoor workers from the harmful effects of wildfire smoke became effective.

Hiring C-suite executives: 6 essential questions

Insperity

Selecting senior leadership team members is among the most significant – and perhaps transformative – choices a company can make.

Scaling the Digitally-Ready Workforce

The digital future will require a new set of skills, behaviors, and ways of working, but most organizations have not defined the critical competencies needed to compete in an age of disruption and do not have a process in place to assess digital readiness in their own people, a new Aon study finds. For HR leaders, the continuous state of disruption requires a new, more flexible approach to workforce planning and development. Download the full report, which shares insights from 1,551 senior business executives, HR leaders, and employees from around the world, to learn the 5 key insights and the steps your organization can take to transform your approach to people, jobs, and rewards to thrive in an uncertain digital future.

Yael Averbuch West Is Paying It Forward

Forbes Leadership Strategy

Yael Averbuch West suspended a professional soccer career to focus on her health. During her break, she is busy running a business and advancing continued improvements in women's soccer as the first Executive Director of the National Women's Soccer League Players Association

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DOL Final Rule Reduces 401(k) Headaches for Small Employers

Homebase

A new regulation implemented by the Department of Labor will make it easier for unrelated employers to reduce costs and duties of offering 401(k) packages to their employees by joining together in a single defined contribution retirement plan. . Under the new rule, which will take effect Sept.

Five Years After Daesh Unleashed Genocide In Iraq

Forbes Leadership Strategy

August 3, 2019, marks the fifth anniversary of the Daesh’ attack on Sinjar, Iraq. Five years have passed and it is crystal clear that the response to the atrocities perpetrated by Daesh has not been adequate and this contributed to the threat the targeted religious minorities still face

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The Most Critical Skills for Leaders Are Fundamentally Human

BetterUp

In a recent blog , I shared a new model for developing the leaders of today and tomorrow. I advocated for replacing one-and-done trainings with approaches that are ongoing, personalized, bite-sized, and embedded within the flow of the work day.

Protecting Organizational Culture and Wellbeing During a Global Pandemic

Download the Gallagher Better WorksSM Insights COVID-19 report for information, new survey results and resources to help you recognize opportunities, minimize risk and confidently navigate the challenging road ahead.

What Marianne Williamson Can Teach Every Democratic Candidate For President

Forbes Leadership Strategy

Get out of your heads. Stop talking about people and talk to them. Dig beneath our hope and fear and tap into our longing. Speak to the soul. Marianne Williamson gets it. That's why she's rising, and why she'll keep rising

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Older Workers Are a Valuable Talent Pool

SHRM

Over the last decade, most HR leaders have been obsessed by the role of millennials at work and figuring out how to meet the different expectations and needs of these young workers. Certainly, this has been important work.

The Best Books for Startup Founders And First-Time Entrepreneurs

Forbes Leadership Strategy

Still new to entrepreneurship? These books will help you find your footing—and start the journey

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3 Key Questions to Identify the Problem Parts of Your Hiring Process

Effortless HR

The hiring process is not easy for anyone – including recruiters and hiring managers. There is a lot of pressure placed on your shoulders when you are responsible for finding new talent that will hopefully help your business grow and succeed.

Why Smoking Costs Employers More Than They Realize

Your employees are smoking, and at a cost of $7,000 per year for each employee who smokes, that adds up - fast! This free report will show you how an effective cessation program pays for itself.

Here Are 3 Ways HR Can Improve Its Credibility

Forbes Leadership Strategy

It's hard for HR professionals to maintain credibility with employees while they're managing both enforcement and employee relations responsibilities. Here are three strategies that will help

How to Dress Professionally for Every Interview?

Career Metis

There are always plenty of things to do before your interview, including updating your resume and researching the company, so choosing your outfit may not be your first priority.

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The Best Books Every CEO Should Read

Forbes Leadership Strategy

Where do you go when you’re already at the top? With the wisdom in these 7 books, the answer is “onward and upward

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Is The Video Interview Here to Stay?

Select International

As selection experts, we are consistently being tasked with creating innovative solutions that will create greater efficiency, but still engage candidates. Technology continues to evolve and allows us to respond to these challenges.

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100% Remote Onboarding: Group Demonstration

Speaker: David Secunda, CEO, WorkBright

Join WorkBright on Thursday, June 24th 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.