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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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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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. .

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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Compliance Continuity: Monthly Guidance to Sustain Your Organization's Wellbeing

Natural disasters can result in evacuations, work stoppages, and other disruptions for your employees. With advanced planning, employee benefits can help sustain the overall wellbeing of your workforce before, during, and after a natural disaster.

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. .

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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

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

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.

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

Implementing Technology in TA for the Win: An Agile Approach

Speaker: Denise Dresler, Director of Talent Acquisition, Avature

What was once traditionally used only in the software industry is making its way to the recruiting and talent acquisition space: agile methodologies. Join Denise Dresler, Talent Acquisition Director at Avature, where she will be discussing how to take this nontraditional approach of agile talent acquisition and effectively incorporate it into your hiring processes.

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

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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Why (and How) to Switch to a New HR & Payroll Platform

Not all HR & payroll is the same, but it can look pretty similar. If your current platform isn’t meeting your needs, let us walk you through how to differentiate between providers and give you some tips on how to select a platform that works best for your business.

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


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

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


Wage Growth: The Last Employer Holdout to Attract Candidates

You get a job perk! And You get a job perk! Everyone gets job perks! While these perks may have helped get that stellar candidate’s foot in the door, this dynamic of severely low unemployment combined with a historically high job open rate continues with no immediate end in sight. Employers will do well to zero in on one lever many have been avoiding pulling: the almighty salary increase.

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.


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


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.

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

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.

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


Insight into Attracting and Retaining Top Talent

Discover how more than 4,100 employers are addressing benefits and workforce challenges, and how you can take competitive action to attract and retain talent, boost employee engagement, and promote organizational wellbeing.