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Creating Safe & Respectful Workplace: Dealing with Misconduct

EmployeeConnect

What is Misconduct in the Workplace Misconduct in the workplace can have detrimental effects on both employees and the organisation as a whole. From sexual harassment to bullying and discrimination, misconduct not only harms the victims, but also creates a toxic work environment that can lead to decreased productivity, increased turnover, and damage to the company’s reputation.

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COVID-19 business responses: which were ‘stopgap’ and which are permanent?

Workable

At the onset of the pandemic, we didn’t know for how long or how far the virus and its impact would reach, so many businesses introduced stopgap measures. As time dragged on, many introduced more permanent solutions and changes. Let’s look at how things differed between the response in 2020 when the situation was as-yet unclear and in 2022 with more clarity in best practices.

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How to Set Team Objectives

6Q

With a team comes various dreams, objectives and aspirations. It also comes with different characters, personalities and capabilities. It is therefore important to set objectives and goals as a team. Team objectives are important for any organisation that wants to grow and make their employees work their best. Team members are able to focus on their best selves towards the achieving the ultimate objective of the company.

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How Corporate Education Can Enhance Your Employee Experience

Vantage Circle

Today, humans receive more information in a few days than they received in a lifetime in the last century. The dynamic external environment forces constant improvement. Often the knowledge received at university is not enough, and corporate education comes to the rescue. Corporate education of personnel is a way for the organization's employees to gain new knowledge and improve their skills.

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How HR Can Create a Culture of Feedback

Employees want meaningful feedback. Without it, 98% disengage from their work (Zippia). But do your managers know how to support them? Use this Quick Start Guide to get the conversation started. Your workers don’t just want jobs; they want careers. Invest in your team by giving them meaningful feedback. 65% of employees want more feedback (Zippia). Workers who get daily feedback are 3x more engaged (Clear Company).

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boss said Pride shirts violate the dress code, how much notice should I get for work travel, and more

Ask a Manager

This post, boss said Pride shirts violate the dress code, how much notice should I get for work travel, and more , was written by Alison Green and published on Ask a Manager. It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go… 1. Boss said Pride shirts violate the dress code My partner, A (he/him), recently received a call from his grandboss that A.’s shirt during an all-hands Zoom meeting was “unprofessional” and he can no longer wear it to work.

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5 HR Related Shows To Watch On Netflix

HR Digest

HR-related shows on Netflix are a great way to unwind and reflect on all that goes on in the workplace. There’s something for every HR professional, whether you’re looking for something uplifting or something that helps you relate to your work. If you’re looking for something that’s both entertaining and educational, there are plenty of shows out there that will keep you entertained and informed.

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So That

Everyday People

I was recently thinking about my dad. He, unfortunately, passed away at the end of 2020 after a fall and a brain bleed. I miss him for many reasons. One of the biggest things I miss the most is hanging out and chatting with him. He had a razor-sharp wit and loved to recite quotes he had memorized. We would tussle each time we had a conversation. It was friendly banter which always led to meaningful discussions.

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10 Ways to Enhance Employee Experience in 2023

Workplace Mediation Blog

The workplace environment and employee experience have become increasingly important in recent years as businesses strive to attract and retain top talent. However, in 2023, companies face new challenges, such as remote work and changing workplace dynamics. So, how can organisations improve the employee experience to stay ahead of the curve? Here are 10 ways to do just that: Foster a Positive and Inclusive Work Culture : A supportive and inclusive work culture can significantly impact employee m

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How Organizations Can Save Resources and Become More Efficient

Replicon

Organizations of all sizes constantly strive for higher efficiency and productivity. Over the years, automation, digitization and digitalization have significantly improved workplace efficiency and productivity. Now, more work gets done in less time with fewer resources. Resources and their skills are the two critical assets that help professional service organizations succeed and generate returns on investment.

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Cultivating Engagement: Strategies and Actionable Plans for Success

Speaker: Alberta Johnson

Once upon a time, in the bustling world of corporate landscapes, HR professionals like you were the unsung heroes. Your mission: to unlock the secrets of employee engagement and transform workplaces into thriving communities. 🦸 🏢 Join us in our upcoming webinar to uncover why engagement is the magic ingredient for organizational success.

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9 Promotion Letter Sample Templates for HR Department

Empuls

A promotion letter is a professional way for employers to communicate with their employees and offer them a promotion. Recognizing the hard work and talent of coworkers, team members, and senior managers and offering them well-drafted promotion letters fosters positive sentiment and enhances employee motivation. But before drafting your next promotion letter, check out the leading promotion letter sample templates to help you format yours effectively.

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Qandle

HR Lineup

Qandle is a comprehensive HRMS and payroll software that helps businesses automate their HR and payroll processes. The software offers a wide range of features including employee self-service portals, attendance tracking, leave management, performance appraisal, payroll processing, and compliance management. With Qandle, businesses can streamline their HR and payroll functions and reduce the time and effort required to manage these processes manually.

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3 Critical Succession Planning Myths to Bust in This New Era

HR C-Suite

Succession planning has always been a good strategy to ensuring business continuity should something happen to key talent. Retirements, resignations, accidents, or other unfortunate surprises relating to critical talent, is a nature of running a business and life. Lack of time, people resources or conflicting priorities serve to derail well intentioned thoughts towards creating one.

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Bambee

HR Lineup

Bambee is an online HR platform that helps small businesses simplify and streamline their HR processes. It offers a variety of HR services including compliance, benefits, and payroll, delivered by a team of certified HR professionals. The platform is designed to be user-friendly and accessible, allowing small businesses to easily manage their HR needs and reduce their risk of non-compliance.

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6 Strategies to Navigate Social Determinants of Health for a Better Workplace

In today’s dynamic work landscape, where the lines between personal and professional life blur, understanding the intricate interplay between social determinants of health (SDoH) and emotional wellbeing is paramount. Employers must acknowledge that the whole person comes to work and every aspect of a person’s personal and professional life, especially their mental health, comes with them.

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AI and NLP herald the dawn of a brave new world of RecTech

Etz

Artificial Intelligence (AI) Natural language Processing (NLP) A couple of weeks back we looked at the AI revolution that is unfolding around Artificial Intelligence by looking at ChatGPT , developed by the company Open.ai. The core AI technique of ChatGPT is Natural Language Processing or NLP which is the underlying principle behind speech and text recognition.

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HappierWork

HR Lineup

HappierWork is a web-based platform that helps companies to create a happier and more productive work environment. It offers a range of tools to measure employee satisfaction, well-being and engagement, and provides actionable insights and recommendations to improve the workplace culture. The platform also includes features such as pulse surveys, feedback mechanisms, recognition and rewards systems, and personalized dashboards to help managers and HR teams track the impact of their interventions

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5 Ways Employer Branding Will Change in the Year Ahead

Linkedin Talent Blog

The economy is weakening, hiring is slowing, and company budgets are tight. Time to pull back on employer branding, right? Wrong. During times of economic uncertainty, it might seem like investing in your employer brand is a luxury. But savvy talent professionals know that establishing brand awareness and reinforcing a positive image in the eyes of candidates and employees requires playing the long game.

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Pocket HRMS

HR Lineup

Pocket HRMS is a cloud-based Human Resource Management System designed to streamline HR processes for small and medium-sized businesses. It offers a wide range of features including employee management, payroll, benefits administration, performance appraisal, and time and attendance tracking. The platform is easy to use, accessible from any device with an internet connection, and requires no hardware or software installations.

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The Rules Do Apply: Navigating HR Compliance

Speaker: Ann Meyers Piccirillo

HR Compliance is like a giant game of whack-a-mole. Once you think your company is compliant with all policies and procedures documented and in place, there’s a new or amended law, regulation, or final rule that pops up landing you back at ‘start.’ There are shifts, interpretations, and balancing acts to understanding compliance changes. Keeping up is not easy and it’s very time consuming.

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Companies Share Successes, Lessons Learned from Hybrid Schedules

SHRM Resources

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UZIO

HR Lineup

UZIO is a human resources platform designed to help businesses streamline their HR processes. It offers a suite of tools to manage employee information, benefits, payroll, and more. The platform is user-friendly and accessible via web and mobile, allowing HR teams and employees to access HR information and complete tasks on-the-go. One of the key features of UZIO is its automated HR processes.

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What Is a Reasonable Time to Wait for a Remote Employee to Respond to an Email?

Zenefits

With the advent of email, the business world has come together more than ever. For example, someone in Australia can send an email to someone in Europe, and the message will arrive almost instantaneously. A few decades ago, this would have been impossible. The message first would need to be written or typed, placed into a mailbox, properly stamped and sorted, sent through various locations, shipped across the sea, and then might arrive weeks after it was first sent.

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Linking Donations With Online Shopping: AmazonSmile Alternatives

Forbes Leadership Strategy

A number of portals that link donations to online shopping could be alternatives to AmazonSmile, but none have attracted consumer audiences capable of generating donations on the order that Amazon did.

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The Complete People Management Toolkit

From welcoming new team members to tough termination decisions, each employment lifecycle phase requires a balance of knowledge, empathy & legal diligence.

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10 Ways to Combat Ageism in Recruitment in 2023

Zenefits

The Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA) was passed in 1967 to prevent ageism in the workplace. Still, job seekers age 40 and over experience the implications of bias. Treating a person less favorably because of their age can have very costly consequences for businesses. Despite the law in place, businesses still lost $850 billion in 2018 for discriminating against older workers.

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Five Factors Complicating Direct Deals Right Now For Family Offices

Forbes Leadership Strategy

Family offices are continually evolving. As they grow in number and assets, direct investment models are emerging, and conventional portfolio architecture is being revisited with vigour in the post-COVID environment.

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Small Business Owners Share How They Show Employee Appreciation Year Round

Zenefits

Employee appreciation is critical to a successful business, and small business owners know that better than anyone. Organizations are finding ways to give back to hard workers. According to 91% of HR professionals , recognition and reward make employees more likely to stay. In the spirit of retaining today’s best employees, small businesses need to find better ways to show their employees that they care.

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3 Obscure Business Storytelling Books Every Leader Should Read Now

Forbes Leadership Strategy

Learn how narratives help us see ourselves more clearly, connect to others authentically, and convey information in a meaningful and memorable way.

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An HR Leaders Guide: 7 Questions To Ask When Developing Your Cancer Strategy

As HR and Benefits leaders are in the midst of evaluating cancer care solutions and designing their requirements for vendors, it’s key to know what questions to ask to ensure the development of a truly comprehensive strategy: from prevention to diagnosis to treatment to survivorship. Getting to the right answers starts with asking the right questions: How can better access improve engagement?