Wed.Sep 04, 2019

10 Tips for Successful Flexible Working


I talk about flexible working a lot – but normally I’m being asked to deliver training or write policies. This week, someone who is starting to work flexibly for the first time asked me for some tips for making it … Continue reading → Other Stuff

Robots Aren't Going to Replace Us, But They Will Make Us Change How We Work

Forbes Leadership Strategy


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10 Reasons Humans are Terrible at Hiring (and How AI Can Help)


Last year, Amazon shuttered an algorithm the team was developing because it realized it was biased. The algorithm was developed by the company’s engineers to look at high-performing employee profiles and then select the right candidates from the firm’s resume database. The problem?

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How AI Is Impacting the Future of Payroll

Ultimate Software

Are you prepared for the future of payroll? Payroll is perhaps the most ubiquitous business function—everyone needs to be paid! It is also one of the largest business expenses, with wages equating to an average of more than 60 percent of total business costs.

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.

Bookmarked: Get to Know Jeffrey Pfeffer, Organizational Behavior Expert and Professor at Stanford’s Graduate School of Business

Cornerstone On Demand

Jeffrey Pfeffer, a professor at Stanford’s Graduate School of Business may be an organizational behavior expert today, but for some time, he envisioned himself becoming a corporate executive, such as a CEO. So what inspired him to study organizations instead of leading them?

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How the LEGO Group is leading the way in people analytics

Qualtrics HR

Before SAAS was even a thing, Melissa Kantor was working with Silicon Valley startups to implement advanced HR tech platforms.

Your Guide to the HR Organizational Chart and Department Structures


For a blog post series on Workology to help HR leaders and teams create better job descriptions, we covered the basics of what a job description is and what it’s used for, and put together a set of. Workology is the art and science of work, HR and recruitment. Join the resource revolution.

In Employer Branding, Words Matter.


"I like good strong words that mean something." Louisa May Alcott (from " Little Women ") Inspiration comes from the most curious of places. The other night, as I sat through Middle School Orientation, one teacher shared she encourages students to “choose their words wisely.”

3 Ways Technology Can Help You Change Employee Expense Behaviour

Digital HR Tech

Submitting expenses is a common, if not tedious, part of working life. From claiming mileage to expensing a flight to see a client, sorting and submitting expenses is an administrative task that often bogs workers down.

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!

What Good is Your Candidate Experience Net Promoter Score®?

Survale HR

If you’re like most companies the answer is not much good. Sorry to be the one to break the news, because I really applaud recruiting leaders for going as far as to obtain and monitor their candidate experience Net Promoter Score (NPS).

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How to Encourage Internal Networking and Empower Employees 


How a Conversation with a Monk Got Me Thinking Differently About Business

A Slice of HR

"Sometimes the greatest adventure is simply a conversation.” ~ Amadeus Wolfe Have you ever heard that analogy that you should be so clear in your business branding that you would be able to explain it to an alien that suddenly landed here from another planet?

How IoT And AI Can Enable Environmental Sustainability

Forbes Leadership Strategy

Although the Internet of Things and Artificial Intelligence technologies are in their initial stages, they are ushering in a new era for a safer and cleaner environment. Here's how


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.

Employment-Related Job Killers, Other Harmful Bills Advance


September 13 is the last day for the Legislature to pass any bill. Assembly and Senate fiscal committees sent California Chamber of Commerce-opposed bills , including five job killers , along for further consideration by the entire membership of both houses on Friday.

Branding Strategies to Attract More Customers

Take It Personel-ly

Obtaining and retaining loyal customers are a priority of every business. Loyal customers are those who will purchase your products regardless of the price and will prefer you over other brands. The road to a loyal customer base is certainly not an easy one.

Flexible working: the four-day working week in the eyes of four generations

HR Zone

Business. A four-day week: dream or reality


Why Banks Should Embrace the Cloud to Become Digital Leaders

Forbes Leadership Strategy

Despite recent security-concerns, cloud technologies should be the indispensable element in bank's digital strategies to compete effectively against bank and non-bank competitors

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

Short Storytelling leaves Clients feeling Short Changed

Babette Ten Haken - Human Capital & Industrial IoT

Many of my clients engage in short storytelling, instead of telling the stories stakeholders and clients really want to hear. As a result, their stories lack dimension, details and credibility. In addition, these stories stop short, just when clients want the story to continue.

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Disruption demands communication

Bersin with Deloitte

Communicating throughout HR disruption is critical—implement these 3 suggestions for a mindful, organized approach. Posted by Lauren Mace , and Melissa Yim on September 4, 2019. Is any HR organization immune to disruption?

The Trump Tariffs Will Soon Eliminate Economic Gains From Deregulation

Forbes Leadership Strategy

Tariffs Donald Trump has imposed on imports from China will eliminate the economic benefits of the administration’s regulatory policies


DISC Assessments

In today’s minute-to-minute, online social media driven society it’s easy to become trapped in reactive or negative thinking. This week, Dr. Tony Alessandra reveals the HOW behind imbuing positiveness.

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.

Your Guide to the HR Organizational Chart and Department Structures


For a blog post series on Workology to help HR leaders and teams create better job descriptions, we covered the basics of what a job description is and what it’s used for, and put together a set of. Workology is the art and science of work, HR and recruitment. Join the resource revolution.

How Emotional Intelligence Can Improve Your Bottom Line

Select International

We’ve all been there at some point in our careers, sat in a meeting room surrounded by colleagues, agenda in hand but just not quite seeming to get "there.". There" being the end goal of deciding on something, creating something, achieving something.

#RBMValues: Where Credit Is Due, This Music Will See You Through

marenated HR

By Kyle Christensen: It’s time for another RBM value. This month, you’ll read how we give Credit Where It’s Due. When you work together as a team, great things happen. Even greater things happen when you credit everyone who has contributed.

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Back to School Concerns for Employers

HR Counselor's Corner

by Laura Pokrzywa, HR Consultant, East Coast Risk Management. Now that schools are back in session around the nation, parents and legal guardians may be requesting time off to attend school functions and teacher conferences.

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.