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A “Non-Obvious” Conversation about Employee Engagement with Jamie Notter

Jason Lauritsen

Today, I’m doing something a little different on the blog. My longtime friends Jamie Notter and Maddie Grant have just published a new book titled “ The Non-Obvious Guide to Employee Engagement.” They present a unique perspective that I think you’ll find interesting.

7 Things HR Needs to Consider for First-Time Manager Training

Quantum Workplace

As an HR team, you’ve identified a talented, promising up-and-comer in your organization who’s ready for a bigger role. Believing the skills they’ve shown will make them an effective leader, you promote them to manager. Now what

Saying “Thank You” on Employee Appreciation Day

Ultimate Software

Today is Employee Appreciation Day, one of my favorite days of the year. It’s a chance for me—and Ultimate Software’s entire leadership team—to take a moment and express our gratitude for being part of the best company in the world.

Compliance Continuity: Monthly Guidance to Sustain Your Organization's Wellbeing

Natural disasters can result in evacuations, work stoppages, and other disruptions for your employees. With advanced planning, employee benefits can help sustain the overall wellbeing of your workforce before, during, and after a natural disaster.

How to Use Public and Private Goals for Employee Management

Reflektive

A company’s success depends, in large part, on its ability to identify and achieve goals that align with its mission. This includes both public and private goal setting. Generally speaking, public goals are goals affecting the company, an entire department, or a team, and usually originate with executives and managers. Private goals are work-related projects initiated by employees, and generally center on personal development. SEE ALSO: The HR Innovator’s Guide to SMART Goals.

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Top 10 Best Job Ad Examples

TalentLyft

Looking for the best job ad examples ? We searched the web to find the real-life examples of the best job ads you have ever seen. These top 10 job ads really stand out and make the right candidates want to apply. Get inspired by these innovative and creative job ad examples! Read More.

Legal Workflow Automation: One Solution to Unite Them All?

Mitratech

There's a single legal tech solution that's best for integrating in-house legal and outside counsel. The post Legal Workflow Automation: One Solution to Unite Them All? appeared first on Mitratech.

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California Employers: Beware More Stringent Criminal Background Check Requirements

HRWatchdog

The FCRA and ICRAA disclosures must be clear and conspicuous. A Ninth Circuit Court of Appeal’s ruling has made already strict background check requirements even more stringent.

Employee Bereavement—Why Strategy Is the Best Policy

PlanSource

Handling personal loss is one of the hardest things HR is asked to do. The knowledge that it will happen at some point is perhaps the only certainty; otherwise, there is nothing but uncertainty in when, where, how, and why it will impact your organization.

Implementing Technology in TA for the Win: An Agile Approach

Speaker: Denise Dresler, Director of Talent Acquisition, Avature

What was once traditionally used only in the software industry is making its way to the recruiting and talent acquisition space: agile methodologies. Join Denise Dresler, Talent Acquisition Director at Avature, where she will be discussing how to take this nontraditional approach of agile talent acquisition and effectively incorporate it into your hiring processes.

A PEO in Perpetual Growth Mode

Stratus

PEO Spotlight – STRATUS.HR: MICHELYN AND JOHN FARNSWORTH. PEO Insider, Feb 2019 (Reposted). By Chris Chaney. If it’s the first Wednesday of the month, you can be sure to find the employees of NAPEO member and Sandy, Utah-based Stratus.hr

Employees tracked 845 million hours in 2018—time to show ‘em some love

Tsheets

Employee Appreciation Day, here in the U.S., is always the first Friday in March (also known as the perfect opportunity to gift everyone a three-day weekend, amiright?). While still an unofficial holiday, Employee Appreciation Day got its start years ago.

Does your company use no-hire agreements? Better call a lawyer. Maybe a criminal lawyer.

The Employer Handbook

Image Credit: Pixabay.com ([link]. In most states, non-competition agreements between and an employer and employee are legal, as long as there is some form of consideration (like money) to support them.

Managing Turnover: 3 Keys for Keeping Your People [Free E-Book]

BambooHR

Uh-oh. Nicole in Accounting just gave her two weeks’ notice. Not Nicole! How can your company get along without her? If you’ve ever wondered why so many of your firm’s employees unexpectedly leave for another job, you’re not alone.

Why (and How) to Switch to a New HR & Payroll Platform

Not all HR & payroll is the same, but it can look pretty similar. If your current platform isn’t meeting your needs, let us walk you through how to differentiate between providers and give you some tips on how to select a platform that works best for your business.

Health in the Workplace: Nutrition and its Impact

Vantage Circle

Nutrition impacts overall health in the workplace more than you might think. In the workplace, how and what you and your employees eat can positively impact their productivity. This is why it is important for you to promote proper nutrition and eating habits in your workplace.

#WorkTrends: How to Beat Burnout

TalentCulture

Leadership and executive coach Beth Benatti Kennedy coaches many of her clients through their own experiences with burnout. It’s something she knows about firsthand.

How Kum & Go Decreased Turnover by 70%

Branch

Retention and turnover. An age-old issue that's the focus for many of us involved in retail and hospitality operations. Turnover affects teams and impacts the customer experience negatively. This is the story of how one company cut turnover by 70 percent.

Cafe Classic: The Stuff of Legends!

Compensation Cafe

Editor's Note: Every organization has its legends. Are they true? How do they, how should they impact our work? Margaret O'Hanlon tackles this Classic topic. I've been getting to know a few new clients recently.

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Wage Growth: The Last Employer Holdout to Attract Candidates

You get a job perk! And You get a job perk! Everyone gets job perks! While these perks may have helped get that stellar candidate’s foot in the door, this dynamic of severely low unemployment combined with a historically high job open rate continues with no immediate end in sight. Employers will do well to zero in on one lever many have been avoiding pulling: the almighty salary increase.

Reflections from ADP ReThink: Top 3 Lessons in Global Transformation

ADP

The 2019 ADP ReThink Global HCM Conference drew the world's top human capital management (HCM) leaders to Berlin for three days of networking and

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Compensation and Recruiting

TLNT: The Business of HR

Recruiting and compensation don’t typically work closely together. Should they? The market for great talent continues to get tighter. When recruiting teams have a full understanding of your organization’s compensation strategy, they can offer a competitive edge in the war on talent. Recruiters are speaking with top talent every day and have a deep understanding of the jobs at your organization.

What to Offer in a Great Benefits Package?

Commuter Benefit Solutions

Employers are offering more benefit options as they know it’s essential to attract and retain employees in today’s hot job market. But the benefits landscape has changed tremendously in the past decade. No longer are health plans and vacation time the only thing employees want in a benefits package.

HRExaminer v10.09

HR Examiner

Deep Thinking about Deep Learning. March 1, 2019. Tom Janz shares fascinating new data on machine learning assessment and hiring efforts, plus Tom highlights a critical obstacle to achieving success. Deep Thinking about Deep Learning.

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.

Working interviews: How hiring trend can cause compliance issues

HR Morning

News flash: The feds don’t like it when you bring in “applicants” for a “working interview” – and then refuse to pay them for the work they perform. The lesson is going to cost a Nashville dental practice $50,000 after a settlement in federal district court.

weekend free-for-all – March 2-3, 2019

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. This one is truly no work and no school.). Book recommendation of the week: The Age of Light , by Whitney Scharer.

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How Bonfyre Supports Employee Resource Groups

Bonfyre

Employee resource groups are a great way to connect employees and encourage innovation and inclusivity. With a communication tool like Bonfyre, your company can help these groups grow into thriving communities. It can be tough for employees to make connections in a large company.

Tying the team value proposition (TVP) to the employer value proposition (EVP)

Stories Incorporated HR

A Team Value Proposition is created when you uncover what’s unique about a specific small group experience within the context of the larger organization.

Insight into Attracting and Retaining Top Talent

Discover how more than 4,100 employers are addressing benefits and workforce challenges, and how you can take competitive action to attract and retain talent, boost employee engagement, and promote organizational wellbeing.