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Design Thinking has become an Essential Problem-Solving Tool for HR

NGA Human Resources

Originally, Design Thinking was used by creative teams like architects, artists and civil planners.

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I’ve learned to be comfortable with the uncomfortable

Bersin with Deloitte

Posted by Emily Scott , on February 22, 2019. Remember when “a disruption” was reserved for a game-changing technology, product, or business model? Things like 3D printing, smartphones, self-driving vehicles, on-demand media subscription services?

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The Importance of Storytelling In HR and Business Retold

OmegaHR Solutions

I came across an article this morning in Forbes called What Are The Top 10 Soft Skills For The Future Of Work? written by Adi Gaskell , a self-identified “Free range human” One of the top 10 skills he discussed was storytelling. He felt that this was particularly important in the technology-laden future. I agree with him! I think storytelling is a key competency and skill. Thus I replay for you a post from 2012 where I discuss storytelling. .

7 Ideas for Celebrating Employee Appreciation Day

Engage2Excel

One week to go for the official “unofficial” Employee Appreciation Day holiday - in case this is news to you its March 1 st !

How to Activate Employee Voice to Create and Sustain a Speak Up Culture

This whitepaper details how leaders can shift into an ‘action mindset’ that allows for growth and change at every level of your organization. Speak Up cultures promote productivity, improve retention efforts, and create positive employee engagement.

The reference check: How to get useful, honest info

HR Morning

Reference checks can be one of the most valuable tools for making an informed hiring decision – but, as you know, it’s often tough to learn anything from a contact besides employment dates, titles and salaries. . How can you convince reluctant references to open up? The 5 best approaches.

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Podcast: Employee Voice and Listening To Others

DecisionWise

In this episode, we discuss the concept of giving your employees a voice and truly listening to their ideas and concerns. How do you create a culture of listening in your organization? How can team members feel like they’ve been heard? What are some practical tips a manager can follow to really facilitate good listening with their employees? We’ll answer these questions and more in this insightful conversation.

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Workers’ Compensation Insurance Is Not Optional

HRWatchdog

Not properly maintaining workers’ compensation insurance coverage is costly for employers. The California Labor Commissioner’s Office reminds employers that they must maintain valid workers’ compensation insurance coverage for all workers, including part-time employees.

Seven Excellent Ways to Celebrate Employee Appreciation Day

Bonusly

Employee Appreciation Day is celebrated each year on the first Friday in March. On this day, employers around the world make the extra effort to appreciate their employees’ hard work and dedication.

11 Easy Desk Stretches to Avoid Death by Sitting

Stratus

Have you been hit by the 2 p.m. slump? Sitting at a desk for an extended period of time not only makes you drowsy, it causes stiffness and muscle tension, which may lead to straining a muscle. But according to researchers, it’s even more hazardous than that.

2020 Report: The Future of HR

Paycor asked more than 500 leaders of medium and small businesses to talk about the present and future of HR. Download the guide and see what they said. Their responses will surprise you!

To Have and to Hold

SHRM Resources

Amid one of the tightest labor markets in the past 50 years, employee retention is more critical than ever. Retention Workforce Planning

How to Build Better Workplace Relationships

IO At Work

To relate with coworkers, we can empathize with their feelings or try to understand how they see the world. Which approach works better? Journal of Applied Psychology emotional intelligence Job Design organizational justice

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How to Start an Employee Resource Group (ERG)

Namely

Your employees are the heart of your organization. Their diverse personalities, backgrounds, and experiences help shape the spirit and culture of your organization. As an employer, you can help your employees celebrate what makes them unique by supporting employee resource groups (ERGs).

How to use technology to solve HR challenges

BerniePortal

Remind employees to review healthcare when filing taxes.

Preparing for the Workplace of the Future: HR’s Role

Speaker: Robin Schooling, Managing Partner, HR + People Strategy, Peridus Group

Join Robin Schooling, Managing Partner, HR + People Strategy with Peridus Group, to learn what you can do now to prepare yourself and your organization for the future workplace while simultaneously solidifying HR’s impact as a strategic and influential leader for business success

20+ Wellness Tips for the Workplace That Rejuvenate Employees and Boost Productivity

SnackNation

20+ Wellness Tips for the Workplace That Rejuvenate Employees and Boost Productivity. Staying healthy on the job is a daily challenge for most people on earth. That’s why wellness tips for the workplace are so important.

How To Be Organized At Work? Follow These 6 Tips Now

Take It Personel-ly

For many people organization is synonym of a problem. Either because they are born with lack of organization or because the job is so overwhelming and demanding that people simply cannot focus and remain organized. Papers continue to pile up, emails keep arriving to your mailbox and the boss is distributing new tasks. Organization is […].

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Recruiting Director Job Posting Template and Salary Range

Workology

The position of Recruiting Director is a leadership role, and has a variety of responsibilities making it unique for each organization. Writing job descriptions including one for a Recruiting. Workology is the art and science of work, HR and recruitment. Join the resource revolution. HR hr basics recruiting director recruiting director job posting

MRD Inaccuracies Poised to Mislead Health Plan Shoppers

VeriCred

A few weeks ago, I shared an analysis we developed at Vericred that explored the accuracy with which hospital websites disclose the health plans where they participate in-network. The results were very revealing, so we decided to extend that analysis to examine the quality of Machine Readable Directories (“MRDs”) mandated by CMS for plans sold through Healthcare.gov. MRDs are used on healthcare.gov to enable shopping for a health plan based on the doctor(s) or hospital(s) you want to keep.

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.

The Means To The Ultimate End – Decision Analytics

Compensation Cafe

Editor's Note: Today's post comes to us courtesy of guest contributor Chris Dobyns. Have you ever had the experience of having said something pretty profound, but you didn’t realize it until someone pointed it out? No, it doesn’t happen to me very often either, but it did last week.

5 Tips for Developing a Service Awards Program That Drives Engagement

CoreCentive

Enhanced employee engagement has become a coveted term in the HR industry -- and for a good reason. Improved workplace engagement has been linked to higher retention rates, better workplace morale, and increased productivity. All of these affect the company's bottom line.

7 Creative Ways to Spring Clean Your Life in One Week

ACI Specialty Benefits

Spring is the perfect time to de-clutter, refresh and rejuvenate with this simple seven-day spring cleaning game plan. Monday: Clear the Clutter. De-cluttering is the ultimate spring cleaning task. Start with the closet—what clothes are still unworn from a year ago?

#WorkTrends: How to Build the Company of the Future: HR Transform

TalentCulture

So what exactly is the company of the future? It’s something we’re all asking ourselves a lot. That’s why HR Transform’s theme this year is “How to Build the Company of the Future.”

Does Your Workforce Have the Talent DNA for the Digital Future?

With the increasing adoption of automation and data-driven technologies, the workforce is changing rapidly — regardless of whether we’re prepared to face it. Keeping up with the velocity of change is vital to success, and that means building digital readiness into the DNA of your organization so your workforce is ready to face an uncertain and constantly changing future.

HRExaminer v10.08

HR Examiner

Caught in the Chorus of Talent. February 22, 2019. “We’re so excited about the future of technology but we can’t even get back to job candidates in a timely fashion.” ” Susan LaMotte gets to the core issues in, The People Refrain: Caught in the Chorus of Talent.

16 Gifts Your Employees Will Absolutely, Positively NOT Regift

CoreCentive

Mary Kay Ash, founder of Mary Kary Inc. the world's sixth-largest network marketing company, valued at more than $3.5 billion) hit the nail on the head when she proclaimed, "There are two things people want more than sex and money -- recognition and praise." Mary Kay Inc.

Employee Experience Roundup: 8 lessons on building a company people enjoy working for + State of the Sector 2019

Vignette Agency

Our weekly hand-curated Employee Experience roundup features articles and resources, guidance, and inspiration for those who have a role and responsibility in shaping the employee experience.

10 Reasons Why Your Channel Incentive Program May Be Failing

CoreCentive

Companies in the U.S. spend $90 billion on incentive programs and rewards each year to boost business and keep everyone who works for them happy. So shouldn't these efforts be working?

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.