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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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. .

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?

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. .

Candidate Screening Simplified

Speaker: Allen Samuel, Senior Sourcer & Serial Entrepreneur

When it comes to finding the right candidates for your company, you want to ensure that they are a good “fit.” By having an understanding of the job description, accurate skillset criteria and a short conversation with the hiring manager, you will be armed with the resources to quickly and effectively convert potential candidates to new hires. Join Senior Sourcer & Serial Entrepreneur Allen Samuel to learn the steps you should be taking in your candidate screening process.

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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The Neuroscience of Motivation: Why We Do What We Do [Infographics]

Forbes Leadership Strategy

If only you knew how to make your employees care as much as you do. If only you knew how to motivate them. Then, they'd be more productive, more enthusiastic. Here's the simple and direct great leaders motivate a team member

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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How Women Can Stop Apologizing And Take Their Power Back

Forbes Leadership Strategy

If you overuse the phrase, "i'm sorry" it could be hurting your professional career. Here are some simple strategies to break the apology habit and regain your power

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

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.

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

Shiru Cafe: What We're Reading

Shiru Cafe


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 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

Dice 2018 Recruitment Automation Report

Artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) technologies are rapidly changing the way many recruit and hire talent. Read Dice's first-ever Recruitment Automation Report to discover how you can employ new, cutting-edge technologies to source and hire tech talent faster.

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


Healthy Workplace: How To Transform To A Wellness Culture

HR C-Suite

Working individuals spend a major part of their day, at their respective jobs. It accounts for more than 60%-70% of their waking time. So it’s not workplace wellness, it’s wellness in general, it’s an individual’s everyday interaction, not just work-related wellbeing.

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

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.

How Recruiters Can Create a Predictable Candidate Pipeline

Even the most experienced recruiting professionals face challenges filling critical roles in their organizations from an inability to establish, nurture and grow a sustainable talent pipeline. Download this eBook to get a jump on sourcing and learn how to build a high performance recruiting pipeline.

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


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.


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 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.

Newton’s Guide to OFCCP Compliance

For federal contractors, keeping up with OFCCP regulations can be a major challenge when recruiting and hiring. Download our guide to OFCCP compliance and learn the major regulations that you must adhere to.

Confronting Your Coworker: A How-To Guide For Introverts

Forbes Leadership Strategy

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

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


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.

Why All the AI Research You’re Reading is Dead Wrong

Speaker: Ben Eubanks, SPHR, SHRM-SCP, Principal Analyst at Lighthouse Research & Advisory

While we may be “people” professionals, it is part of our job to understand AI and how this technology can enable us to make smarter decisions and develop more efficient processes. Join Lighthouse Research & Advisory Principal Analyst Ben Eubanks where he will discuss how AI can be used for HR and recruiting processes, including how to create more human interactions and engagement through the strategic application of technology.

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

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.

"Loonshots" Applies Science, Structure And Fresh Thinking To Solving Hard Problems

Forbes Leadership Strategy

Loonshots is an insightful book about how what it takes for companies to mine their innovative ideas and nourish them properly so they can be operationalized. It was written by Safi Bahcall, a physicist turned startup founder turned CEO