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Minimize Employee Distractions So They Can Focus On the Work – Friday Distraction

HR Bartender

There’s a reason I call Friday articles “distractions”. It’s because after a hectic week, we need a little distraction. And what better way to add some levity to a busy week than with a little humor. But not all distractions are good ones.

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The Rise of the People Strategy Platform

Visier

“Now, more than ever, the corporate strategy for large companies hinges on the people strategy.”. This was a key takeaway from a summit of HR leaders and Boston Consulting Group (BCG) experts, who met to discuss the future of HR and the trends shaping it.

The State of the Union on Wokeness

The Aristocracy of HR

000010000000 This week’s theme for #BlackBlogsMatter is “The Tao of Woke” As a result, I decided to speak about the state of “wokeness” and what it should mean for you as we continue to navigate difficult themes around race relations and society.

5 Ways to Demonstrate Company Culture to Customers

Get Hppy

Your company culture affects everything from employee engagement to growth and brand perception. At first glance, it might seem like something relevant only to employees and leaders. After all, customers only see what’s on your website, right? Well, not exactly.

Simplify Your Background Check and Compliance Process

Staying compliant in your hiring process starts with a rock-solid background check process. Having a consistent program that documents compliance policies and mitigates risk is a necessity in today’s fast-paced hiring landscape. Join Curt Schwall, Vice President of Compliance and Regulatory Affairs at EBI, and learn what it takes to run a top-notch background check program that ensures you stay compliant.

It’s Time to Hire a Different Kind of HR Leader

TLNT: The Business of HR

Last month, I spoke with a former human resources director who had recently quit her high-paying job at a large company where she felt required to treat people with suspicion, devoid of dignity. She simply couldn’t take it anymore. HR Management Strategic HR Featured

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How HR Can Save Us from Employee Engagement’s #EpicFail

TLNT: The Business of HR

Our attempts to improve engagement have been an epic fail. Culture Engagement Featured millennials

incorporating high-quality wellness programs into your corporate culture

O.C. Tanner

Did you know that only 58 percent of employees say their job allows them to balance their work and personal life, and as much as 40 percent agree that their job creates a great deal of negative stress in their life?

Everything You Wanted to Know About Pulse Surveys

TLNT: The Business of HR

Many organizations and survey software providers use the terms “employee pulse surveys” and “always-on survey” (or variations of always-on, such as “continuous feedback” or “real-time feedback”) interchangeably.

4 Lessons from Women Who Show Strong Leadership Qualities

Select International

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The Key to Strategic HR: Process Automation

Do you want to automate your HR processes, but don’t know where to start? In this eBook, PeopleDoc explores which processes benefit the most from automation, and how an HR Service Delivery platform can help get things off the ground.

Managing the Workforce Time Easily and Accurately

SutiHR

In the global economy, we find employees working in various locations. Whether employees work at the corporate headquarters, from home, or at a client business site, they all need to accurately and efficiently track and report their work hours.

5 Reasons HR Teams Should Adopt an Agile Mindset

HR Daily Advisor

Two years ago, Paycor’s HR team began experimenting with an agile approach to project management. Agile is a term you’ve probably heard of (Amazon lists more than 1,000 books on the subject), but it has yet to be widely adopted by HR departments. allanswart / iStock / Getty Images Plus.

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How to Get Your Email Under Control

TalentCulture

Inbox zero — is it a faraway dream, or a reachable goal? Getting your email under control can feel like […]. The post How to Get Your Email Under Control appeared first on TalentCulture. Workplace Culture and Innovation email productivity work hacks

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Taking the Buzz Word Out of Bias

HR Daily Advisor

Bias continues to be a big topic in diversity and inclusion, but there is more to culture change and changing mind-set than taking a test on bias.

The New Recruiting Mindset: Stay Competitive in a Changing Talent Landscape

What were once strong pillars in your recruiting strategy are now likely falling short in effectiveness. Strong pillars in your recruiting strategy are likely now outdated and ineffective. This report gives actionable tactics to implement now from boosting your employer brand to the exact perks to offer that winning candidate.before your competitor does.

#WorkTrends Recap: The Secret to Conflict Without Casualties

TalentCulture

Every team needs a little healthy conflict. That’s not the kind of thing any HR leader would want to put […]. The post #WorkTrends Recap: The Secret to Conflict Without Casualties appeared first on TalentCulture. WorkTrend Recaps compassion conflict

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HR Capitalist Definitions: "Battlefield Promotion"

The HR Capitalist

Business slang - it's everywhere. Sometimes you need an interpreter, someone to tell you not to drink the tap water, etc. I'm here to help, at least on the talent side.

The Inability to Respond

NoExcusesHR

As Human Resources leaders, we care deeply about leadership competencies in two ways: - The first, is putting forth the effort to identify, develop, and implement them. - The second, which is BY FAR the one we immediately forget, is to hold our leaders accountable to live up to those competencies.

#6Things: Dating, Linda, and Public Policy

marenated HR

I am out of time people but there were so many cool things I stumbled on this week, starting with… Dating and Recruitment are like Peas and Carrots. And our industry’s PR sensation Miss Lisa Holden (formerly of Glassdoor, currently at Entelo) is showing us that anything we can do, she can do better with an awesome piece in POPSugar! How to gracefully exit a bad date is a) awesome and b) could be applicable to a crummy interview! POPSugar ).

Humans and Bots: How to blend human skills and AI to build customer intimacy and drive growth

Join Genesys for this webinar to learn how leading companies are using blended AI to drive customer intimacy and revenue growth.

Informal, Online Learning: The Half-Truths That Undermine Success

Saba

If you’re like many organizations, you’re exploring the possibilities associated with informal, online learning. After all, the promises associated with this instructional delivery strategy are exciting. Greater reach. Consistent messaging. Tracking and monitoring. Cost savings. Ability to scale.

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BWB (Blogging While Black)

PerformanceICreate

2011, that’s when I started my first blog the now defunct “CostOfWork”. Back then I didn’t even know what a blog was. I also didn’t know what I was doing. My first few articles stunk! Wait, I am talking to black people, it “stank”.

An employee’s bad tweets lead New York Times to fire her on the same day it announced her hiring.

The Employer Handbook

By No machine-readable author provided. Moberg assumed (based on copyright claims). Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons At least she didn’t have too many personal belongings to pack up. Too soon?).

6th Circuit Shows Fine Line Between Exempt and Nonexempt Duties

HR Daily Advisor

The U.S. 6th Circuit Court of Appeals—which covers Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio, and Tennessee—recently held that employees were sometimes exempt from receiving overtime but were not exempt other times.

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.

#RedBranchWeekly: How HR is Changing

marenated HR

By Stevie Howard: If you’re in the HR world, you know better than anyone that trends and technology are always changing. This is especially true as AI, diversity and more are being all the more prominent in everyday tasks. So, how can you keep up?

Pretextual Failure to Promote Produce Worker Is a Recipe for Disaster

HR Daily Advisor

HR professionals are all too familiar with the McDonnell-Douglas burden-shifting standard for establishing discrimination from circumstantial evidence.

‘Social media isn’t optional for HR anymore’

cipHR

With four-fifths of job seekers researching organisations online before applying, HR can no longer afford to overlook the importance of an engaging digital presence, say experts during CIPHR webinar. Social media is no longer an optional activity for HR; it needs to be embedded in their daily recruitment and talent acquisition efforts, said communications expert Ben Hollom, founder at M2 Bespoke, during a recent webinar hosted by CIPHR. Where is your audience?” asked Hollom.

Private Equity CFOs Rank Operational Efficiency as Top Priority, but Take Varied Approaches to Achieve It

HR Daily Advisor

Private equity chief financial officers (CFOs), facing pressures including increased investor scrutiny and intensifying market competition, are seeking operational success via different pathways, according to the EY 2018 Global Private Equity CFO survey, Operational excellence: one path or many?

Dice 2018 Recruitment Automation Report

Artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) technologies are rapidly changing the way many recruit and hire talent. Read Dice's first-ever Recruitment Automation Report to discover how you can employ new, cutting-edge technologies to source and hire tech talent faster.