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Hard skills vs. soft skills: Is EQ the best predictor of success?

Cloverleaf

This post was originally published on Vervoe. In the world of hiring, soft skills have recently become the holy grail of recruiting. Soft skills – emotional intelligence and interpersonal skills like communication and empathy – are among the most in-demand qualifications a candidate can bring to the table. According to one LinkedIn survey, more than half of nearly 300 hiring managers reported that the lack of soft skills among job candidates is limiting their company’s productivity.

March Madness Can Improve Office Morale

HRWatchdog

Any sort of office pool for tangible gain is still considered gambling. Your employees are very likely filling out their March Madness brackets right now.

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Cultivating Happy, More Productive Employees

Wellable

With a tight employment market and the well-known struggle to create employee engagement, employers are trying to figure out what makes employees happy at work. Engagement

TED Talk Tuesday: Let's Try Emotional Correctness

Cornerstone On Demand

This article is part of our monthly TED Talk Tuesday series, spotlighting can't-miss TED Talks and their key takeaways. You can learn more about our partnership with TED here. On the surface, Sally Kohn wasn't a cultural fit at Fox News.

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.

We’re Only Human 53: How to Partner with Your Talent Analytics Team

UpstartHR

Organizations that have analytics talent, whether it’s a dedicated team or just a single data-loving person within the HR function, often struggle with how to leverage the expertise they bring to the table. In today’s discussion, Ben interviews the team at Cox Enterprises: Debbie Morris, Sr. Talent Management Consultant, and Hal Halbert, Reporting Manager, to talk about how the HR/talent function can align and work with the analytics team. .

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10 Tech Tools to Use for HR Professionals

Digital HR Tech

In a recent interview, I was asked the question: “What tools and technology do you use at the HR Trend Institute? Do you walk the talk?”. The HR Trend Institute is a small organization. No ERP, no CRM, no pulse surveys and no real-time sentiment analysis of our e-mails.

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Employee burnout for employers: Costs, Causes and Cures

Workable

Have you ever felt so exhausted and disheartened that you just don’t want to go to work? Many of us have these moments — passing strikes before we revert to our normal, productive selves. But not everyone bounces back. For example, think of Sam, a sales manager, who used to love his job.

New Research: 81% of Learning Pros Say Disruption Drives Upskilling and Reskilling Demand

Lighthouse

We keep hearing that artificial intelligence, bots, and other components of technology will force employers to rethink skills in the workplace. But what do the data say? In a new study, Disruption Drives Reskilling and Upskilling , our team found that 81 percent of learning professionals believe that the current pace of change, automation, and disruption will drive a need for reskilling and upskilling employees. Click here to download our latest research on.

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A Guide to Strategic Workforce Planning

Analytics in HR

Workforce planning is often mentioned – but rarely explained. What is workforce planning, and how do you do it? When used well, strategic workforce planning enables HR to plan for the capabilities they need in the future.

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!

Meet Namely: Miranda Brokenberry

Namely

Miranda Brokenberry is one of Namely’s managed services all-stars. When she’s not on the phone helping clients, Miranda loves getting to know her team and helping her coworkers. She’s a people person and works hard behind the scenes to help others succeed.

How Do You Handle Management Issues?

Best Money Moves

How do you handle management issues? Rather than report it to HR, employees often discuss a manager’s failings amongst themselves, which negatively impacts productivity and job satisfaction.

Walmart job changes create PR mess, draw EEOC attention

HR Morning

Walmart is already paying a heavy public relations price for its announced decision to eliminate the “Greeter” position at its U.S. stores, replacing those jobs with a new position it is calling “customer host.”

What Type of Professional Legacy are You creating?

Babette Ten Haken - Professional Development

Ever consider the type of professional legacy you create? As you strive to meet an organization’s KPIs for the functional role in which you serve?

Protecting Organizational Culture and Wellbeing During a Global Pandemic

Download Gallagher’s report to discover best practices for sustaining corporate culture, identify opportunities for building engagement, and understand the value of investing in your organization’s greatest asset — its people.

March Madness fans say watching at work builds morale

Tsheets

Last year, TSheets by QuickBooks ran its first-ever March Madness survey and released some pretty startling stats. Among the 200 employees we surveyed, nearly half said they spend at least 30 minutes working on their brackets at work.

7 Ways HRMS Can Transform How Your HR Department

HR Morning

A typical day in HR is… anything but typical. Whether you’re dealing with an employee suddenly leaving or your CEO demanding results, you’re constantly on the move and putting out new fires. You’re busy, to say the least. And on top of it all, you still have to answer questions about payroll and keep up with compliance reporting. That leaves little room for higher-level responsibilities like scouting for new talent or developing strategies to motivate employees.

4 Ways to Increase Engagement in Tobacco Cessation

EX Program

What HR needs to know to help employees quit for good Changes in technology, incentive design, and consumer expectations have changed the way that users and wellness programs interact. However, many quit-smoking initiatives have primarily relied on the same methods to get smokers to quit.

Are You Doing Recruitment Halfway?

Workology

I recently talked to a higher level candidate who has been job searching for months. He said the hardest and most frustrating part of the job search is trying to get that first conversation with the. Workology is the art and science of work, HR and recruitment. Join the resource revolution. HR employees errors in recruiting hr human resources in house recruiting jobs recruiting recruiting struggles tips on recruiting

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

7 Steps: Strategic Approach to HR that Supports Growth

Effortless HR

The importance of a business plan is rarely overlooked. Marketing plans are much the same, with the success of company living or dying with your marketing strategy.

Equal Pay Is Not a Favor or a Perk; It’s the Law!

PerformanceICreate

If you don’t pay all employees equal pay for equal work, you can violate: Title VII. The Equal Pay Act. State employment discrimination laws. State equal pay laws. Salary History laws. Pay Equity is also a huge problem. Pew Research in 2016 determined: White and Asian men earn the most 100%+. Asian women 87%. White women 82%. Black men 73%. Hispanic men 69%. Black women 65%. Hispanic women 58%.

What Do Dots, Detail, and Data Have to Do with Koala Bears?

HR Examiner

“So next time people are talking about data, how it will change our ability to see things, and that all this information will increase our potential knowledge, know that it’s sort of true.” ” – Heather Bussing.

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Hiring People with Criminal Backgrounds Is Easier Than You Think

SHRM Resources

A panel of experts at the 2019 Society for Human Resource Management Employment Law & Legislative Conference answered employers who are wondering: Second-chance hiring is well-intentioned, sure, but how do we actually do it? Background Investigations Diversity and Inclusion

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.

8 Ways Tech Drives HR Operations Success

Quickbase

Employees are the lifeblood of business, and as an HR Ops professional you’re on the front lines in an ever-shifting role—orchestrating people, processes, and systems across everything from benefits and onboarding to time tracking and performance management.

3 Overlooked Practices for a Positive Candidate Experience

Precheck

3 Overlooked Practices for a Positive Candidate Experience Mar. 19, 2019. Antique Nguyen Marketing Specialist. A job candidate’s journey with a company from application to hire (or not hire) is no longer just a process, it’s an experience.

How to Become a Resilient Leader

Business2Community Leadership

Being a transformational leader is hard. Any time you’re in a position of authority, you’re bound to get some pushback, and to experience some setbacks and obstacles.

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Hiring Henchmen, Underlings, and Evil Minions

Robin Schooling

Hello? Have I reached the Recruiting Department? The other week, without much else going on, Mr. S. and I settled down on the couch and watched a marathon of James Bond movies. editorial note: I never liked Pierce Brosnan in the role and, IMO, Roger Moore was the absolute worst.).

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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.