Sun.Jul 14, 2019

ICYMI: What We Learned at SHRM 2019

Cornerstone On Demand

At the annual SHRM conference, thousands of HR professionals heard from industry leaders about the many trends shaping HR and came away with valuable insights to help them do their jobs better, and in turn, improve the employee experience at their organizations.

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Are We Really Getting Value From All The HR Software We Buy?

Josh Bersin

The HR technology market is clearly on fire.

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4 Key Workplace Safety Tips


Providing workplace safety should be a top concern for every company. If each employee understands and adheres to the safety tips, accidents would be lessened in the workplace. This will lead to greater brand loyalty and a higher bottom line. Read More. Culture and People

Building and Leading High-Performing Remote Teams

SHRM Resources

?The popularity of remote work is rising fast. Multiple research studies show that employees who are able to skip commuting and work away from the office, whether at home, a coffee shop or somewhere in between, are happier, more productive and less likely to jump ship.

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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.

How to write survey questions that will get you the exact answers you are looking for!


Asking questions that elicit honest answers is a tough thing to do, especially from customers who don’t want to answer unsolicited emails. No one likes being asked questions, giving a 5 on 5 for every question might seem the easiest way to finish a survey, for a customer.

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DOL Proposes Major Expansion of Apprenticeships

SHRM Resources

The Department of Labor’s (DOL’s) newly proposed apprenticeship programs would be available to certified industry groups, schools, nonprofits and unions and would be largely free from regulatory oversight. Workforce Readiness Training and Development

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Age is Just a Concept !!

Everyday People

When do we start complaining about our age? Is there a certain birthday that sends us over the edge and make us feel that we’re deteriorating more than we are living? Is it different for different people?

5 Tips For Turning Customers Into Brand Storytellers

Forbes Leadership Strategy

When you give your most devoted customers a platform, you create an authentic marketing strategy that immediately builds trust with customers and potential customers

HR Tech Helping Niche Job Boards Find the Best Talent


What is the best way to source candidates? Is it a job board? Do you know that 52.17% of candidates are coming from job boards? Jobboards Resume Parser HRtechnology #candidateexperience


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!

Entrepreneurial Motivation—Moving From “May As Well” To “Now Is The Time”

Forbes Leadership Strategy

The first time I started a business, I decided I could sell the skills I offered as an employee, to a group of clients in the form of a business. The second time I started a business, I had a vision for what was missing in the market for a much broader group of prospects

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Shiru Cafe: What We're Reading

Shiru Cafe


Taking Teams Seriously

Forbes Leadership Strategy

What an amazing few weeks this has been for teams, both dysfunctional and exceptionally successful, yet what are the lessons regarding team performance? Here are a few conclusions to ponder when considering what makes for a high-performing team


Shiru Cafe Weekly Briefing

Shiru Cafe

Today's Focus : robotic nurse assistants, gig economy, female forces, uberization of work, co-working pioneers, reskilling and upskilling, work futures, minimum wage. millennials Shiru Cafe college graduates Recruiting Trends HR Topics

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.

Dissonance: Fertile Ground for Great Leaders

Forbes Leadership Strategy

Never deliver more leadership than is needed to influence the intended result. Too much leadership leaves followers feeling they are not trusted; too little leadership leaves them feeling they are not valued. In the crucible of dissonance effective leaders best display their important gifts


How to Deal With Difficult Clients: 9 Innovative Strategies

Business2Community Leadership

Dealing with tough clients is a part and parcel of every agency business. Learn how to deal with difficult clients with 9 strategies in this article. In agency hallways, conference rooms, and cafeterias, the stories abound. Sometimes shared in hushed tones, sometimes in boisterous tales at late afternoon lunches. Every agency veteran, it seems, has at least one to tell. I’m talking, of course, about client horror stories. Dealing with clients lies at the heart of the agency business.

Thomas Keller: From Dishwasher To World-Renowned Chef

Forbes Leadership Strategy

Thomas Keller shared six lessons he learned when he first went to work at a restaurant – as a dishwasher. Yes, he started at the bottom and worked his way up. It was part of his training

Avoid Hiring Headaches: The Perks Of Pre-Employment Assessment Testing

New to HR

Jobs are in high demand. For instance, in the corporate world, every new job opening receives an average of 250 applications. A similar pattern is found in most other occupational disciplines too! Clearly, competition for new positions is fierce. That’s great.


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

A 'Safe' Third-Country Agreement With Guatemala Could Be Dangerous

Forbes Leadership Strategy

A safe third-country agreement with Guatemala is not a realistic solution for deterring or providing protection for Central Americans


can I ask my boss to stop bringing in alcohol, coworker aggressively greets everyone who walks by, and more

Ask a Manager

It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. Can I ask my boss to stop bringing in alcohol? I work in a very small (under 10 people total, with myself and three to four others in the office on a day-to-day basis) tech start-up, and I’ve been here about a month. The manager has, on multiple occasions, brought beer and wine into the office during working hours and invited everyone to partake.

Confronting Your Coworker: A How-To Guide For Introverts

Forbes Leadership Strategy

You'd rather curl up and die than have to confront someone

Top 15 Internal Communications Agencies


What’s the advantage of using an internal communications agency? There are actually quite a few benefits. . First, employee communications teams are notoriously lean (approximately 1 communicator for every 10,000 employees). So lots of communications teams need extra support now and again. .

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.

No, Your Home Assistant Isn't Spying OnYou

Forbes Leadership Strategy

No, nobody is spying on us. Our recordings are not being passed around among employees. Instead, they are listened to and carefully labeled to try to understand them and to improve how the assistant interprets them. That's precisely how this technology works. There's no other way to do it


Pay Compliance Risks


Inadvertently giving staff incorrect pay or entitlements ranks as one the greatest business traps that SMEs face. The scale of this risk is due largely to the complexity of the Industry Awards set down by the Government regulator, the Fair Work Commission.

Democrats Are Learning There May Be Something To The Old Adage 'Respect Your Elders'

Forbes Leadership Strategy

One factor in Democratic in-fighting may be a lack of "respect for elders" or a failure to appreciate the value of experience

Top 20 Internal Communications Agencies in 2019


What’s the advantage of using an internal communications agency? There are actually quite a few benefits. . First, employee communications teams are notoriously lean (approximately 1 communicator for every 10,000 employees). So lots of communications teams need extra support now and again. .

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.