Wed.Jun 22, 2022

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5 Surprising Ways to Improve Employee Engagement

DecisionWise

Everything you need to know about employee engagement. For a more comprehensive guide on employee engagement, check out our “employee engagement explained” page. Read Here. By Christian Nielson – Chief Revenue Officer at DecisionWise, 10+ years consulting experience. It’s no secret that improving employee engagement is essential to a company’s success.

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How a Positive Learning Culture Can Impact Attrition and Attraction

Degreed

Click on any workforce-related article these days and you’ll likely see a mention of the “Great Resignation” or the “U.S. staffing shortage.” Workers realize they deserve more — more support, more money and more career advancement opportunities — and they aren’t willing to settle. . A majority of Gen Z U.S. workers ranked learning new skills as the third-most important driver when evaluating new job opportunities, behind health insurance and disability benefits, reads a 2021 Gallup survey.

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What Is Upskilling and Reskilling?

Intoo USA

An employee’s position within an organization will naturally evolve as the company grows. For example, the duties of their role may shift due to receiving a promotion, or because of industry-related technological advances. No matter the reason, it’s important for companies to be prepared to teach new skills to their workforce. This article will provide employers with a thorough explanation of why upskilling and reskilling their teams is vital to their companies’ success.

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Why Elon Musk is wrong about remote work

Achievers

Does the SpaceX CEO’s leaked announcement seem less than down-to-earth when it comes to current global employment trends? Achievers Workforce Institute weighs in with up-to-the-minute, science-driven employee experience research. The pandemic may have incited economic and employment uncertainty, but one thing is for sure: it dramatically altered how the world works.

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Breaking the Burnout Cycle: Empowering Managers for Excellence

Speaker: Adri Glover - Head of People, and Mollie Hinz - Sr. People Partner

In the fast-paced world of work, burnout has emerged as a critical issue. Alarming statistics reveal two in five U.S. workers experience feeling burned out. However, the situation is even more dire among managers, with nearly half reporting burnout, often hidden behind their responsibilities and the desire to uplift their teams. Recognizing the severity of this problem is crucial.

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The 2022 ACA 101 Toolkit is Here

ACA Times

The ACA’s requirements are constantly evolving and with new deadlines, increasing penalty amounts, and changing affordability thresholds the stakes are high. That’s why we created the ACA 101 Toolkit. To access the all-new ACA 101 toolkit for the 2022 tax year, click below, or keep reading to learn about what’s included in the guide. What’s new in the ACA 101 Toolkit?

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15 Hacks For Pessimists To Switch To A More Positive Point Of View

Forbes Coaches Council

Our minds are designed to identify potential dangers and pitfalls, but when you’re always looking at the worst-case scenario, that innate skepticism can harden into cynicism and a bleak outlook that is hard to lose.

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The Next Generational Clash in the Workplace: Corporate Activism

Perceptyx

Organizations looking to coast into a quiet summer of normalcy may end up getting burned. In just the past 90 days, we have seen the “Don’t Say Gay” bill in Florida, the anniversary of the murder of George Floyd, and dozens of mass shooting incidents. Now, as we await a decision from the Supreme Court on the fate of Roe vs. Wade, many organizations and their leaders are left wondering how, or even if, they should respond to the political issues of the day.

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update: coworker keeps interrupting my work and told me it’s “good practice” to keep myself focused

Ask a Manager

This post, update: coworker keeps interrupting my work and told me it’s “good practice” to keep myself focused , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. It’s a special “where are you now?” season at Ask a Manager and I’m running updates from people who had their letters here answered in the past. There will be more posts than usual this week, so keep checking back throughout the day.

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What Participants Really Want to Know About Psychological Safety

FlashPoint

What We’ve Learned from The Participant Experience. Psychological safety is a hot topic, and it is quickly gaining importance as a much-needed component of training in organizations. At FlashPoint, our experience with this program has been an exciting whirlwind of new terms, activities, and perspectives. Now that we have conducted multiple sessions with different clients, we thought it would be helpful to share the participant perspective on the content so you can understand how this program can

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From Awareness to Action: An HR Guide to Making Accessibility Accessible

Speaker: Danielle Johnson - Director of HR, Compliance & DEI in AI tech at Impact Observatory

Making accessibility accessible for organizations of all sizes may seem complex, but it doesn’t have to be. Prepare to broaden your understanding of Disability, Cultural Competency, and Inclusion with this insightful webinar. We’ll explore disability as a vibrant culture, understand the nuances of reasonable accommodations under the ADA, and navigate the complexities of undue hardship while challenging the status quo of accessibility practices.

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update: I walked in on a coworker making out with our married colleague — do I say something?

Ask a Manager

This post, update: I walked in on a coworker making out with our married colleague — do I say something? , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. It’s a special “where are you now?” season at Ask a Manager! All this week and next, I’m running updates from people who had their letters here answered in the past. Remember the letter-writer who walked in on a coworker making out with a married colleague and was wondering whether to something?

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What HR Can Learn From Lizzo

Namely

Lizzo recently received back-lash from her fans and disability advocates for using an offensive and ableist lyric in her new song “Grrrls”. The singer immediately responded to the situation.

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coworkers complained that I’m not fast enough, coordinating a work trip with my spouse’s trip, and more

Ask a Manager

This post, coworkers complained that I’m not fast enough, coordinating a work trip with my spouse’s trip, and more , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. 1. My coworkers complained I’m not working fast enough. I work from home in data entry, and recently had a 1:1 with my boss, who I quite like.

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What electronic record-keeping software best fits your needs?

Business Management Daily

Keeping track of paperwork can be a challenge, It’s easy to misplace a file or even spill coffee on a document on your desk. If you don’t have that document backed up in an electronic format, you may have just lost important company or employee data. If your desk is still cluttered with paper files or documents, it’s probably time to consider switching to electronic records management (ERM).

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A Seat At The Table: HR's Vital Role In Modern Businesses

HR leaders play a pivotal role in shaping the success of modern businesses. But to truly become a vital, thriving part of the business, the most successful HR departments adopt the strategic mindset and approach of “future-ready” companies. This guide will explore four strategic tactics for your people strategy to help secure HR’s place as a critical part of the business.

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How the New Standard Mileage Rate Will Affect SMBs

Extensis

Quick look: Due to rising gas prices and other economic factors, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has announced the standard mileage rate for eligible business trips will increase to 62.5 cents per mile beginning July 1, 2022. Here’s what small- and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) need to know about the upcoming change and how to ensure their mileage deductions are properly tracked this tax year.

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My Great Balancing Failure

NoExcusesHR

There are some things in my life that are so elusive that I’ve recently found myself giving up on any realistic opportunity to achieve them. One of the most elusive, and perhaps the one I’m most in need of is… …balance. There are many different types of balance of course: work, church, exercise, volunteering, friendships, significant-other relationships, family time, hobbies, and on and on.

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3 Blog Posts To Professionally Reboot Yourself

Babette Ten Haken - Professional Development

How do you professionally reboot yourself? Especially when there seems to be no time available for being yourself. Instead, you find yourself continuously doing and giving to others. What you really would love is to continuously be on the receiving end of something more positive than just a paycheck. As you enjoy some time off over the summer, I offer three blog posts to create a brief mental oasis for yourselves.

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How To Embrace The Reverse Supply Chain

Forbes Coaches Council

In times of economic downturn, when consumers are price-sensitive and companies are wrestling with supply chain issues, consider how your company can use products already sold in the marketplace.

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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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Manage Remote Labor Force with Expense Solution

SutiHR

Work from home has become the new normal amidst the Covid-19 outbreak. Many organizations are still hiring remote workers to boost flexibility, save overhead expenses, and foster creativity with global labor force. There are several benefits for managers and employees, but this will bring new challenges as well, such as various time zones, living costs, tax laws, and so much more.

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“The First State” Becomes the 11th: Delaware Paid Family Leave Coming Soon

Patriot Software

With the passage of the Healthy Delaware Families Act (the Act), Delaware became the 11th state to guarantee paid parental, medical, and military leave for employees. Delaware paid family leave (PFL) touches the lives of both employees and their employers. While the Act won’t go into effect until 2025, there are a number of things […] READ MORE.

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How to successfully implement an ATS

Workable

Take the following steps to help eliminate potential obstacles as you introduce an applicant tracking system into your hiring process: Document why you are implementing an ATS in the first place. Before you implement an ATS, define your purpose, scope, and intent in doing so. Explaining the functionality of the ATS system and outlining how it can help streamline tasks can encourage your HR team to see the advantages of going through the implementation process.

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Summer Schedule Flexibility for Employees

ScaleHRO

With the arrival of hot weather, many businesses switch to flexible hours, also known as summer hours, to allow their employees to work a reduced workweek, whether on-site or remotely. While some may argue that flexible hours reduce productivity, summer hours can be a great solution to keep employees from getting distracted about the upcoming weekend or fretting about what their children are up to while alone at home.

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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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Compensation Analyst: All You Need to Know About the Role

Analytics in HR

In the competitive candidate market, organizations need to get their compensation strategy right. That’s why a compensation analyst is a fast-growing role and a career path worth considering. Let’s explore the role of a compensation analyst and how you can become one. Contents What is a compensation analyst? A sample compensation analyst job description How to become a compensation analyst Compensation analyst salary.

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Challenge Your Workplace Practices for Future Success | BerniePortal

BerniePortal

The new normal for a post-pandemic workplace has yet to be defined, and organizations seem to be split on the best path forward. One such example is how some organizations believe that remote work is the future while others believe that in-office work reigns supreme. This uncertainty and constant change can cause confusion in knowing what will work and what won't.

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updates: my boss is having an affair with his assistant, and more

Ask a Manager

This post, updates: my boss is having an affair with his assistant, and more , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. It’s a special “where are you now?” season at Ask a Manager and I’m running updates from people who had their letters here answered in the past. Here are four updates from past letter-writers. 1. My boss is having an affair with our assistant — and I’m friends with his wife.

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15 Ways Leaders Can Show Teams They Have Lives Outside Of Work

Forbes Coaches Council

Some leaders who are known as workaholics and multitaskers are not viewed as having personal lives outside of work.

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HR Pro Playbook: How to Navigate Global Workforce Expansion with Confidence

Speaker: Daniel Grace & Audra Bright

Have you just been told you need to hire employees in another country? 🌎 That's a huge undertaking! It involves navigating a complex landscape of diverse regulations, cultural differences, legal requirements, and currencies. If anything goes wrong, you risk your company's financials, growth, and reputation. 📊 🌟 To help ensure a successful global expansion and mitigate potential non-compliance consequences, this exclusive webinar features Daniel Grace, International HR Con

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update: how can I avoid taking a job in an open-plan office?

Ask a Manager

This post, update: how can I avoid taking a job in an open-plan office? , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. It’s a special “where are you now?” season at Ask a Manager and I’m running updates from people who had their letters here answered in the past. There will be more posts than usual this week, so keep checking back throughout the day.

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Turning Disappointment into Development

Julie Winkle Giulioni

If you’re a manager or leader, you likely feel caught between a rock and a hard place on a daily basis. Meeting escalating customer demands with de-escalating resources. Fostering future innovation while operating within today’s limiting policies and practices. Balancing organizational needs with evolving employee demands. And engaging in career conversations based upon expectations that are attainable for very few employees.

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Why you want a vendor-agnostic provider for employee benefits

PeopleKeep

When it comes to recruiting and retaining your employees, you need a competitive employee benefits package. However, there’s more to creating a standout compensation package than adding additional perks. It’s essential to select the right benefits for your employees. Some benefits are more appealing than others, while others help you address the growing needs of your employees without adding unnecessary complexity.