Thu.Dec 20, 2018

Why Employee Turnover Spikes After the Holidays—and What to Do About It


The holidays are approaching rapidly. Before you know it, the Thanksgiving decorations have been replaced by holiday ones, and then suddenly it’s January.

GDPR was just the beginning

NGA Human Resources

by Malcolm Bennett. There is one certainty I can put on the table for 2019, yet greater focus on the data protection and privacy space. 2018 brought GDPR to Europe, and despite years of awareness building, many organizations failed to be compliant by May 25th.

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Best of TLNT 2018: What Can We Do About an Employee Showing Signs of Mental Decline?

TLNT: The Business of HR

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3 Professional Development Strategies for Leaders

Cornerstone On Demand

Three quarters of today's workforce wants career growth opportunities. In fact, 68 percent of workers believe that policies around training and development are the most vital ones at their companies.

The Best Sales Forecasting Models for Weathering Your Goals

Every sales forecasting model has a different strength and predictability method. It’s recommended to test out which one is best for your team. This way, you’ll be able to further enhance – and optimize – your newly-developed pipeline. Your future sales forecast? Sunny skies (and success) are just ahead!

New for 2019: Announcing UltiPro Slack Integration — #12DaysofHCM

Ultimate Software

At Ultimate Software, our “People First” approach means helping teams get their work done as effortlessly and intelligently as possible. We want to meet people where they work—and, for millions of people around the world, that place is Slack.

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Gamification in recruiting: How and why to give it a shot


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Recognize This! Expanding to Work Human – Join Us in Our New Home


By Derek Irvine. For the last 10 years, my colleagues and I have shared with you research, insights, and lessons we’ve learned here on the Recognize This!

10 New Year's Resolutions That Will Make You a Better Leader


The the start of the year is a time when many of us look forward to improving both our personal and professional lives. Sometimes the greatest challenge is knowing what it's going to take to make that desire a reality. Need some help with your resolutions? Here are ten ideas to get you started.

The Impact of Turnover on Employee Experience

Analytics in HR

In the war for talent, organizations cannot succeed without a proactive strategy for retaining key employees. A customer recently asked us: “Is our turnover problem contagious?” In other words, does losing a key employee increase the likelihood that their peers leave as well?

Designing Equitable Performance: How to Create Fair, Inclusive Assessments

Speaker: Aubrey Blanche & Sahra Kaboli-Nejad

We are all susceptible to bias and strive to mitigate it through reading, taking classes, and participating in trainings - yet, it seems like these aren’t driving the change we need. Women tend to receive vague, personality-based feedback, where men tend to receive performance related feedback. Work completed by Black men is more likely to be rated as lower quality than White men. And Black women face these overlapping biases in even more extreme ways. So what can we do to address the inequities in the system? Look at the system itself - are we designing an equitable performance system that benefits everyone? Join Culture Amp’s Global Head of Equitable Design and Impact, Aubrey Blanche, along with Diversity, Equity, and Belonging Lead Sahra Kaboli-Nejad, to discuss how we can re-evaluate our performance management systems. We will discuss the benefits of designing a system at every level (individual, manager, and organization) to help mitigate bias and ultimately create a system that finally succeeds at what it is supposed to do - improve performance.

Differentiation is about seeking Business Common Ground

Babette Ten Haken - Professional Development

What does differentiating oneself as a Professional of Worth have to do with seeking business common ground? After all, doesn’t that concept fly in the face of everything we have been taught as sellers, doers, makers, inventors and financiers?

Nexxt Welcomes an Industry Pro as the Newest VP of Sales

Employment Metrix

Nexxt is excited to welcome our newest member, Wade W. Pierson, as the Vice President of Sales. Wade has worked in the human resource and staffing space for over two decades, and plans to use this experience to lead Nexxt’s sales team to success through exceptional customer experience.

Future-Proofing Your Talent: How Agile Talent Practices Can Drive Digital Transformation


What kind of talent will your organization require in the next five years? In today’s volatile and complex world, digitization, artificial intelligence and automation have moved the goalposts for workforce development. Make no mistake: These factors are disrupting the world of work.

15 company culture ideas: The best, worst and the quirkiest we’ve seen!


When you see a child running rampant through the supermarket or see a person who is not essentially kind and helpful, what would be your remark on that?

Workplace Mask Policy & Return to Work Templates

Paycor’s comprehensive checklist and customizable letters will help you re-start your business and welcome your team back to a new normal.

Inflexible leave policies cost company $1.75M

HR Morning

A healthcare company found out that the cost of complying with federal disability accommodation and discrimination laws is likely lower than what they’ll end up paying for violating them. .

5 fresh recruiting techniques for hiring top talent in 2019


In a recent MRINetwork survey , 90% of recruiters reported that the current labor market is candidate-driven. Candidates are receiving more job offers and opportunities than ever before, making it much more difficult for HR teams to recruit and onboard top talent.

4 HR Predictions for 2019


There’s never a dull moment (or year) in HR. The last twelve months have been witness to IRS surprises , political intrigue , and exciting advancements in HR technology. As 2018 comes to a close, one can’t help but wonder what next year will hold for the workplace.

Heather’s Annual Employer Holiday Guide

HR Examiner

“So here are my legal and practical suggestions for the holidays at work. Somebody had to say it.” ” – Heather Bussing. I confess, I hate the holidays. But I hate holiday parties even more. So here are my legal and practical suggestions for the holidays at work.

Even During COVID-19, I-9s Have to Be Done Right, on Time, and in Person

Help make sure you can get your remote hires onboarded quickly, even when you don’t have a physical office location or trained HR in the area. Download this free e-book, and you’ll be on your way to simpler Form I-9 and Section 2 completion.

4 Employee Benefits Trends for 2019


Open enrollment may have just ended , but it’s never too early to start thinking about emerging benefit trends. Benefits are an increasingly important factor in attracting and retaining top talent, and can play an important role in setting your company apart from competitors.

Top 10 Employee Experience Strategy Trends in December


Missed the latest stories related to employee experience strategy, the future of work, and digital transformation? Our monthly roundup showcases the latest news—from large media publications, to think tanks, to market analytics and consulting firms that specialize in the digital workplace.

How to Be the Best Place to Work (for the Things that Matter Most)


NASA was just named the Best Place to Work in the Federal Government by the Partnership in Public Service. Bain & Company is the top-ranked 2019 Best Places to Work Employees’ Choice , according to Glassdoor.

updates: the chronic illness and nosy coworkers, the icebreaker fan, and more

Ask a Manager

It’s “where are you now?” month at Ask a Manager, and all December I’m running updates from people who had their letters here answered in the past. Here are five updates from past letter-writers. My coworkers keep trying to find out what my chronic illness is.

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.

Ep 163 – Best of the Workology Podcast, Pt 1


This marks the forth year of the Workology Podcast. It’s truly a labor of love, and of course I’m thankful for my sponsor ClearCompany for helping to support the work we do putting HR and workplace. Workology is the art and science of work, HR and recruitment. Join the resource revolution. This marks the forth year of the Workology Podcast.

What Benefits Do Employees Want in the New Year?

Best Money Moves

What benefits do employees want in the new year? Employees want benefits that support employees’ diverse needs like transgender-inclusive healthcare benefits, fertility assistance and pet perks.

HR’s 2018 year in review part two


We look at how the working world has been changing in 2018, from the impact of the political climate to changes in attitudes towards HR technology.

Gamification in recruiting: How and why to give it a shot


{first 10-digit prime found in consecutive digits e}.com. This, Google’s famous billboard mathematical riddle , is a sensational example of how useful gamification in recruiting can be.

COVID-19: Returning to the Workplace in a New Reality

COVID-19 has created a new set of risks that require a new way of working. Download Gallagher’s latest COVID-19 report for insights into encouraging resiliency in your people, building confidence in your organization, and preparing for the future of work.