Tue.Oct 01, 2019

Beware Wolves in Sheep’s Clothing


For the last 50 years, payroll has been a business-as-usual, set-in-stone, mechanical process that takes place on a predictable weekly, biweekly, semimonthly or monthly schedule.

Unfair Performance Reviews Prompt Most Employees to Consider Quitting


Performance reviews are almost universally dreaded, especially if done on an annual basis. Managers and employees alike often find them anxiety-inducing and frustrating, as so much hinges on one conversation. Employees know their careers (including promotions and/or pay raises) depend on the accuracy of their performance reviews, and can react poorly if the review is perceived inaccurate.

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Bringing Your Baby to Work: A New Work Perk

Employment Metrix

The pressure of having a career and a family has become a difficult balancing act for most families. In fact, in 2018, 63 percent of family households with children had two working parents. For that reason, perks for new parents have become an important discussion for most companies.

Personality Assessments Aren’t Just For Hiring


Personality assessments have a reputation for being a hiring tool — something that helps managers to know hiring candidates a little better, and that’s it. But, a good personality assessment provides employers with so much more than a few simple character traits.

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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.

The Power of People Analytics in Everyday Decision Making


If you’ll be at HR Technology Conference this week, join us at booth #2019 to discover how people analytics help our customers make better business decisions–and vote for your favorite submission! Learn more here.

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Cartoon Coffee Break: Generation Wars

Cornerstone On Demand

As new generations enter the workplace, it can be easy to place judgement on colleagues who are older or younger than us. These judgements are fueled by generational stereotypes, like the myth of the “lazy millennial,” for instance.

People Practices from Top 5 World’s Best Workplaces

Great Place to Work



How You Can Use Onboarding to Build Trust With New Employees

The Muse

What makes a great employee onboarding process? The goal is make new hires feel welcomed, valued, and prepared to do their job. Employer Resources

HR Team Productivity Hack: How to Save Time and Effort by Optimizing Corporate Travel


HR Team Productivity Hack: How to Save Time and Effort by Optimizing Corporate Travel It’s an understatement to say that most HR professionals have a lot on their plates. From recruiting and. Workology is the art and science of work, HR and recruitment. Join the resource revolution.

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!

Marijuana in the workplace – What employers need to know


Attitudes toward marijuana are shifting, and for multi-state employers, different state marijuana laws can make it challenging to enforce a company’s drug policy across an entire organization. Since 2012, 33 states, Washington, D.C., Guam, Puerto Rico and the U.S.

Retailers Have A Lot To Gain From AR and VR

Forbes Leadership Strategy

The retail industry has seen a paradigm shift in the last few years. The industry is turning to digital methods and technologies to carry out its daily operations. The use of technologies like VR and AR in retail is helping retailers adapt well to changes in the industry

How Attracting and Retaining Older Employees Can Help Your Business

SHRM Resources

?After 68-year-old Paul Critchlow retired from a successful 30-year career in corporate communications with Merrill Lynch, he had no intention of returning to the workforce. However, when the initial euphoria of being retired wore off, he found himself wondering, "What comes next?""When

Restrictions On H-1B Visas Found To Push Jobs Out Of The U.S.

Forbes Leadership Strategy

New research finds H-1B visa restrictions push jobs outside the United States and lead to less innovation in America


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.

How to Say No and Honor the Emergenetics® Attributes

Emergenetics International

Did you know that there are more than five billion Google search results for the phrase “how to say no”? Clearly, it’s a question that’s on a lot of people’s minds. Most of us have an innate desire to help others, which can make it difficult to say no when we’re met with a request. […].

Seven Trends Driving The Future of Innovation

Forbes Leadership Strategy

A new survey of over 200 major companies found that many of them have a hard time keeping up with the changing needs of consumers. However, the data suggested that innovation leaders at companies who were successful in this regard did just a handful of things differently from the others to keep up

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Despite Worker Complaints, Google Is Still World’s Most Reputable Employer

SHRM Resources

?Google, the Internet search engine that promised to not "be evil," is consistently the subject of bad news, including charges of sexual harassment, data privacy concerns, anti-trust investigations, and criticism—both internal and external—of projects with unpopular U.S.

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A Career Choice is a Life Choice: Katie Williams


We recently sat down with Katie Williams who works at Handshake , one of the fastest-growing education technology companies in the country. Learn more about how she found her way to this exciting job. . DB: Thanks so much for speaking with me today! What is your current position?

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

LinkedIn Invites Users to Help Close Career Opportunity Gap

SHRM Resources

8 Ways to Make Moving Out of State Easier

Take It Personel-ly

In 2017, only 11% of the American population moved. With that low of a number, it’s safe to say that you probably aren’t sure how to make sure that your move goes smoothly and efficiently. Thinking of moving out of state?

Major Overhaul to Illinois Employment Law Takes Effect in January

SHRM Resources

Employers already know that recent high-profile sexual-harassment cases have prompted state legislatures to enact changes. What may come as a surprise, however, is the number of other changes likely coming to Illinois employment law very soon. Employment Contracts Illinois Harassment

How Does Microburst Training Affect Retention


Have you ever been told a long list of things to do? While they are telling you the list, you think, "perfect! I got it." Then you walk away and start doing the list. A few moments into doing the list, you forget some of the items. It is not your fault; this is very normal.

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.

It’s Time to Recalibrate Your Career Conversation Cadence

Julie Winkle Giulioni

Short on time but committed to helping your employees develop and grow? Watch this 3-minute video based upon my classic article, Developing Your Employees is Like Brushing Your Teeth.

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Reminder: New California Sexual Harassment Prevention Training Deadlines


Your training deadline depends on when you last trained employees. I just read that the Governor signed a new law that changes the timing for the new sexual harassment prevention training. What are the new deadlines for getting my employees trained?

HR Tech 2019: 5 HR lessons from Barbara Corcoran


By the time she was 23 years old, Barbara Corcoran had held down 22 jobs. She was confident her latest waitressing gig in Edgewater, N.J., would land her a big break—and she turned out to be right.

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It May Be Scary, But It's Going to Be Great


Fall is a time of change and transition. The weather gets a little crisper, and leaves begin to change. Kids head back to school, and we return to routines that we may have let go of during the summer. In my house, the change of seasons was also a mark of new beginnings


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.