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


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.

New Report Helps Attract, Retain and Reward Top Talent

The 2019 Best-in-Class Benchmarking Analysis explores what top employers are doing differently to stand out in healthcare cost control and HR management. Use these insights to build a better workplace and confidently position your organization for success.

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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4 Tips for Every New Manager


Becoming a manager for the first time is a big step, perhaps one of the biggest you will take in your career. It’s not just a promotion in the typical sense, it’s mastering a new set of skills and probably changing your role quite significantly.

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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.”

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.

Peeling back the layers of culture


The word “ culture ” gets tossed around as if there was an agreed-upon definition held by everyone in the conversation. Not only isn’t that true, but much of our industry ignores the solid academic work done in this arena.

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.

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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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 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


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


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.

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

U.K.-based Arctic Shores Raises USD $5.5 Million for Gamified Psychometric Assessments


Looks like the market will have a new neuroscience-driven psychometric assessment to compare to Pymetrics. based Arctic Shores’ raised USD $5.5 Million for its gamified psychometric tests for recruitment.

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.

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.

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.

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.

How a 401(k) Can Help You Retire Early


Retirement can feel like a far-off goal, especially if you’re just beginning your career, balancing student loans, and budgeting day-to-day expenses for the first time.

Engaging Employees to Help Disadvantaged Youths

Great Place to Work


The CFO Playbook: 10 Metrics to Transform Your HR Team

CFOs are losing faith in HR’s ability to solve problems with data. Discover the metrics your HR team needs to measure to become more data-driven.