Fri.Mar 24, 2023

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4 Great Ways to Boost Your Interpersonal Communication Skills

KCC Business Psychology

4 Great Ways to Boost Your Interpersonal Communication Skills Interpersonal communication refers to the methods we use to communicate thoughts, feelings, and needs to other people. On the job, this includes things like reporting the status of a task we’re working on, asking for information for a task or job, and resolving conflict between team members.

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The Evolution of Employee Experience in The Workplace | HR Cloud

HR Cloud

The working world of 2023 is almost unrecognizable when compared to the societal norms of our parents and grandparents. In fact, the way the average American navigates their workplace is likely to be dramatically different today than it was even a few short years ago prior to the global pandemic. Data published in 2022 illustrates just how much the employee experience has evolved since the start of the decade, finding that 26% of the US workforce is now employed in an entirely remote role, 74% o

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Performance Appraisal: The Ultimate Guide

Analytics in HR

Decisions regarding promotions, rewards, and continued training rely heavily on performance appraisals. For many companies, performance appraisals are merely seen as a necessary evil. They are conducted and tossed to the side without a second thought. However, if taken full advantage of, this process provides countless benefits to ensure you keep your employees productive and engaged.

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10 Best Absence Management Software in 2023

Recruiters Lineup

In the modern workplace, managing employee absences can be a daunting task, especially when there are many employees in an organization. Luckily, absence management software can help organizations manage employee absences more efficiently, enabling HR managers to focus on other critical areas of human resource management. Absence management software automates the process of tracking employee absences, including sick leave, vacation time, and personal time off.

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AI & DEI: With Great Opportunities Comes Great HR Responsibility

Speaker: Jen Kirkwood - Partner, Responsible HR & AI at IBM and World Economic Forum Executive Fellow

The promise of AI for today’s organizations is real, yet in a frenzied state of experimentation, many stumble to get to a full-scale enterprise. As companies race to discover what generative AI can do, HR must lead conversations about how to balance cutting-edge innovations with integrity, trust, and diversity. Globally, organizations are at a critical intersection of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and AI acceleration.

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How to Handle Compensation During a Recession, from New Hires to Pay Raises

SHRM

With talk of a recession in the near future and layoffs at major companies driving headlines, it is easy for workers to feel nervous about their job stability and start asking questions. It’s imperative for HR leaders to keep abreast of labor market changes and appease those concerns by clearly communicating about salaries, raises and job stability.

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When You Train Employees, Do You Also Boost Retention?

TalentCulture

Sponsored by FranklinCovey If you’re involved in hiring or managing people, no one needs to tell you that competition for top talent is incredibly fierce. And keeping teams engaged and motivated is getting more difficult all the time. That’s why it pays to be especially thoughtful and strategic about how you train employees. This isn’t […] The post When You Train Employees, Do You Also Boost Retention?

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Is It Toxic? I’m Drowning in Work I Wasn’t Hired to Do.

The Muse

My company pulled a bait and switch. Now they keep insisting I need to “rise to the occasion” and do a job that’s not what they hired me for.

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Benefits Decision Support: The Tool Every HR Team Needs

Flimp Communications

Picking a health plan from multiple options is notoriously difficult. And employees often make the wrong choice. Here's everything you want to know about the solution: benefits decision support tools. The post Benefits Decision Support: The Tool Every HR Team Needs appeared first on Flimp.

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The ‘Ugly Truth’ Behind Rising Employee Disengagement | Agenda Week

Workforce Software

Today's workers are feeling stressed, burned out and uncertain about their career paths, and those feelings are negatively impacting their work, according to new research from Gallup. Mike Morini, CEO at WorkForce Software, speaks with Agenda Week about the effects of the pandemic and economic uncertainty on employees.

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Early Tenure Turnover: Stop the Revolving Door of Hires

Speaker: Dr. Craig Ellis, Head of I-O Psychology, HighMatch

Are you facing a revolving door of hires, especially within their first 90 days of employment? In this webinar, Dr. Craig Ellis, a leading industrial-organizational (I-O) psychologist, offers insights and strategies to unravel the mystery behind early tenure turnover. Identify the root causes of early attrition to mitigate turnover’s impact in the first 12 months.

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Unlocking The Power Of Blockchain Tech

Forbes Coaches Council

All of these benefits make it easier for businesses to manage their digital assets effectively while also unlocking potential opportunities in new markets around the world.

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A “Leave Event” Is Actually A Life Event

Alight | ReedGroup

The leave and disability arena is rife with complexity. For any given absence, employees may find themselves deep in the alphabet soup of absence—STD, FMLA, CAPDL, CFRA, CASDI, CAPFL, HELP! Okay, maybe the last one isn’t a leave law yet (I’m looking at you, Hawaii), but with so much complexity in just the traditional realm of leave and disability policies, it’s easy to limit the focus of management and program design to just the leave and disability space.

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Googlers demand more ‘humane’ layoffs; Amazon and Disney set to axe even more staff

TLNT: The Business of HR

Staff tell Google boss to do layoffs more humanely… In an open letter to Google CEO, Sundar Pichai, 1,400 ‘Googlers’ have demanded that all layoffs be handled more compassionately , with demands including freezing new hiring, seeking voluntary redundancies before compulsory ones, giving priority to laid off workers for job vacancies and letting workers finish scheduled periods of paid time off, such as parental and bereavement leave.

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How to take your employee listening strategy to the next level of maturity

HRExecutive

In 2020, pharmaceutical company Organon & Co. spun off from Merck—right at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. So, among the many challenges facing the new enterprise as it got off the ground was strategizing for eventually bringing the temporarily dispersed workforce back into the office. - Advertisement - Employee listening was the driving force behind that effort, Matt Grossman, director and head of workforce analytics at Organon, said Wednesday during an HRE webinar sponsored by people i

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Bridging the Gap: The Intersection of DEI Initiatives and Employee Benefits

Speaker: Jaye Johnson, CBP

Unlock the secrets to transforming your organization’s employee benefits into a strategic tool for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI). During this informative session, we will discuss common pitfalls in traditional benefits and then delve into the essence of DEI in employee-centric benefit offerings. This involves not only defining DEI in the workplace but also understanding the pivotal role that employee benefits play in fostering a diverse and inclusive environment.

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Remove Friction And Improve Efficiency To Scale Your Coaching Business

Forbes Coaches Council

You can make your coaching business more efficient, productive and profitable by taking the necessary steps to identify and address problem areas.

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Why social equity is a ‘critical’ imperative in the war for talent

HRExecutive

With current disruption and instability , there’s a lot on business leaders’ plates: keeping the lights on, supply chain strains, political tensions, and societal and stakeholder pressures. These competing priorities have left many workers wondering where they fit in—and, in many cases, feeling anxious, ignored and taken for granted. - Advertisement - A February 2023 Workhuman report found that nearly 30% of U.S. workers have felt invisible at work and 27% have felt flat-out ignored.

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Five Benefits Of Executive Coaching That Might Surprise You

Forbes Coaches Council

While coaching can be incredibly helpful in the face of change, it can also be helpful for everyday career concerns.

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Tattoos at work: Is a tattoo policy even needed?

Business Management Daily

Previously, tattoos carried a fairly harsh stigma in professional settings and many employers banned visible tattoos in their dress code policies. However, that view shifted dramatically as millennials and later Gen Z entered the workforce. Now, most Americans are more open-minded about tattoos at work and less likely to view them as unprofessional.

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Delivering DEI Training That Drives Real Change

Speaker: Jeffrey Hall, Chief Creative Office of WILL Interactive

Great DEI training improves engagement, retention, and teamwork. Poor training does little. What content areas are right for our organization? How can you construct training around empathy-building, relatable stories for a positive disposition to hard topics? We’ll cover the latest research on how to make training that actually delivers attitudinal and behavioral shifts.

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SNAP! Leading Through Layoffs

Forbes Coaches Council

Having experienced many company changes and challenges before, here are some practical things I am trying to focus on that I can actually control in a world full of uncertainty.

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18 Job Interview Tips to Land Your Next PoepleOps Role

SelectSoftware

The best job interview tips to impress hiring teams and land the HR, TA, or PeopleOps job you want.

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How To Lead With Confidence: Six Tips For Developing Your Leadership Assurance

Forbes Coaches Council

By using these six tips, you can gain confidence and inspire others to follow your lead.

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weekend open thread – March 25-26, 2023

Ask a Manager

This post was written by Alison Green and published 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 Sweet Spot , by Amy Poeppel. A young family moves into a borrowed brownstone with a bar in the basement and a variety of interpersonal messes ensue.

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Are There Gaps in Your HR Policies?

Putting the right HR policies in place can help your organization grow smoothly and help your company culture thrive. Use this essential HR checklist to cover the basics and make sure there aren’t any gaps in your HR functions.

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IncentFit

PlanSource

RETURN TO Partner Marketplace Request More Info Ready to Get Started? Category: Lifestyle Planning, Population Health, Whole Health VALUE: What makes us special: About IncentFit helps your employees build healthy habits through engaging, incentive-driven wellness offerings. We know that one size doesn’t fit all, so our products cover all pillars of wellness.

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open thread – March 24-25, 2023

Ask a Manager

This post was written by Alison Green and published 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 here, as it may be in my queue to answer.

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How AI Can Help You Develop Emotional Intelligence

Forbes Coaches Council

Advances in artificial intelligence are making it easier than ever to improve emotional intelligence.

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How To Manage Stress Among Team Members

Birkman International

Managing Expectations: Understanding Team Needs and Reducing Stress If you were in a room filled with 100 working professionals and asked those who had experienced stressful situations at work in the last month to raise their hand, how many hands do you think would go up? According to the American Institute of Stress, the answer is about 83. Their research indicates that 83% of Americans suffer from employment stress, with 25% citing it as the number one source of elevated stress levels in their

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Managing Your Recruitment Agency Spend in 2024

Feeling overwhelmed by a juggling act of internal recruiting, agency relationships, and direct hire spend? You’re not alone. In today’s competitive talent landscape, building a dream team requires strategic orchestration. Recruiting agencies and search firms provide invaluable services, but managing them effectively alongside your internal team can pose unique challenges.

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Kindly Human

PlanSource

RETURN TO Partner Marketplace Request More Info Ready to Get Started? Category: Health, Mental/Behavioral Health, Telemedicine/Virtual Primary Care, Whole Health VALUE: Kindly Human improves mental well-being by offering individualized, empathetic professional peer support. What makes us special: Connecting humans through shared experiences is how we make an impact on the mental well-being of humankind.

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401(k) Plans: 20 Things You Should Know

HR Digest

Are you planning to invest in a 401(k) retirement savings plan, but unsure of the critical things to consider before making a decision? Look no further! In this article, we will share 20 essential things you need to know about a 401(k), including contribution limits, investment options, employer contributions, fees, and more. By the end of this piece, you will have the knowledge to make informed decisions about your 401(k) account and secure your financial future.

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6 Ways To Make Employee Promotion More Fair And Transparent

SaaS BPM HR

Employee promotion is often a hot topic in any workplace. Some will feel it is a fair process while others may seek subjective elements behind […] The post 6 Ways To Make Employee Promotion More Fair And Transparent appeared first on SaaS BPM.