Wed.Feb 13, 2019

A 2020 vision: Is your benefits package ready for the future?

HR Morning

Benefits play a pivotal role these days, and pros know how tough it is to keep good people, so many employers are upping their game when it comes to offering their employees a comprehensive benefits package. .

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Beyond wondering about the gig economy to preparing to lead it. Five observations.

Bersin with Deloitte

Posted by Balaji Bondili , Jeff Schwartz , and Rebecca Greenberg on February 13, 2019. There is growing debate in the market around the size and growth trajectory of the gig economy.

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How to Grow Star Performers

DISC Assessments

At some point, every leader has thought to themselves, “I wish I could clone my star performers so all my workers were as good as he/she is.” ” What if there was a method to get you closer to that wish? That wish might feel more like a magic trick!

Learning Corner with Jeff Pfeffer: Want to Make Leadership Development Effective? Tell the Truth

Cornerstone On Demand

Social science isn't as alluring as most feel-good leadership talk. Recently, a large public accounting firm where I delivered a presentation on influence and power told me that their head of human resources wanted a more “inspirational" presentation on leadership than what I was preparing.

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.

In Her Words on #InternationalWomensDay: Brooke Henderson

Ultimate Software

At Ultimate Software, we’re proud to partner with incredible female athletes who are working relentlessly to change the world and chase their dreams.

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Minimum Viable Product in the World of HR.

The HR Capitalist

If there's one thing that HR could do better at, it's caring less about being perfect and shipping more HR product. You see it all the time in the world of HR. We have big plans. Those big plans include the need for project planning, for meetings, vendor selection and deep thoughts.

Learning Corner with Jeffrey Pfeffer: Want to Make Leadership Development Effective? Tell the Truth

Cornerstone On Demand

Social science isn't as alluring as most feel-good leadership talk. Recently, a large public accounting firm where I delivered a presentation on influence and power told me that their head of human resources wanted a more “inspirational" presentation on leadership than what I was preparing.

Top 9 Digital HR Tech Trends for 2019

Digital HR Tech

Whenever I hear the word ‘trend’ I tend to think it’s something temporary. Like those slap bracelets for kids in the nineties. Remember those?

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There's nothing wrong with taking a mental health day


Sometimes, when the pressures of life and work reach a boiling point, it’s helpful to take a mental health day to recharge our batteries. But in many workplaces that’s simply not an option, so we take a sick day instead.


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!

How to Take Feedback Well as an Employee


Few employees are happy when performance review time rolls around, and hardly anyone reacts with joy when the boss wants “a quick word.” People’s defenses go up when confronted with feedback. This is unfortunate, as most often, feedback is intended to be helpful. Understanding how to take constructive criticism can help you develop the skills you need for success in your career. SEE ALSO: Why Facebook Employees Are More Productive, Motivated, and Satisfied.

Is blind recruiting actually, well, gender-blind?


Gender equality is a topical issue -- and increasingly college and university talent pools are becoming sources to help businesses hit targets. Used well, blind recruitment can help with fair screening ensuring non-discriminative shortlisting. But is it enough?

20 employee recognition ideas that work


“Jamie, your marketing report was excellent. The charts were well done and easy to read. I really appreciate your hard work on this!”. Positive feedback, like the example above, is a form of employee recognition - a crucial element of employee engagement and happiness.

Want to Succeed With Continuous Performance Management? Focus on the Value to Employees


Every HR pro knows that the way we work is changing radically. Hierarchical, heavily structured organizations are being almost fully replaced with more flexible, adaptable and agile models based on. Workology is the art and science of work, HR and recruitment. Join the resource revolution. HR continuous performance management employee value leadership motivation

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

Five Places to Share Your Great Place to Work-Certified™ Company Badge

Great Place to Work


Different Goals for Different Roles: The Betterworks Guide to Departmental OKRs


Truly motivating a workforce requires nurturing a sense of purpose. Two primary ways of achieving this are providing employees with continuous coaching and feedback from managers who are. Workology is the art and science of work, HR and recruitment. Join the resource revolution. HR job description management by objectives objectives key results okrs role definition

Measuring the ROI of Tech


Remember the good old days, when technology choices delivered clear benefits?

Transforming Leadership Education Through Exchange Programs


We see scores of self-help books, motivational articles, and management forums elaborating upon the to-dos and how-tos for leadership. They all, more or less, articulate the same messages: Be agents of change. Build one-on-one relationships with your people.

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.

how do I not lose hope in a highly competitive field?

Ask a Manager

A reader writes: I’m in a very competitive, very niche academic field. I’m writing because I wonder if you and your readers can tell me how to keep going when I’m losing hope as this roller coaster of a search keeps on rolling. I have been applying for jobs since last year, and I have had one — ONE — interview. A recent rejection informed me that I was one of 322 applicants for a position. This is the norm.

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Replicon Named Top Vendor in Workforce Management


Innovative Platform for Global Workforce Management Recognized by Constellation Research as a Leader REDWOOD CITY, Calif. and LAS VEGAS, Feb. 13, 2019 /PRNewswire/ – Today, Replicon announced it was named to the Constellation ShortList™ for Workforce Management Suites.


Hustling With Heart: Self-Care and Wellness for Professional Women


Millennials are coming to grips with the fact that burnout is real. If we’re so busy hustling all the time, how can we even begin to prevent the burnout? Hustle With Heart,” an exclusive event hosted by Justwomen x Shine in New York City, aimed to grapple with that question.

Cases to Watch Update: Liability for Payroll Records


The verdict is in on one of our 2019 cases to watch. During our annual Employment Law Update seminar road trip , we discussed several “cases to watch” in 2019. For those of you who attended, we’ve got a case update on one of them!

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.

Why HR Pros Should Focus on Building a Motivated Workforce


There’s a lot of buzz and conversation happening around the importance of employee engagement to a successful organization. But I believe that engagement is an overused, or at least misused term. Workology is the art and science of work, HR and recruitment. Join the resource revolution. HR career development employee motivation leadership

Cafe Classic: How Much More is Enough?

Compensation Cafe

Editor's Note: A Classic discussion on the tipping point (if there is one!) for compensation, via Dan Walter! Many of us spent time a few years back watching the news about a man in Southern California who was wanted on suspicion of murder, including the killing of at least one police officer.

7 Takeaways for Internal Communications from our Most Popular Content in 2018


What topics did your fellow internal communications professionals find interesting, entertaining, and useful in 2018? We reviewed our team’s content metrics and KPIs to uncover which among our blog posts, guides, and eBooks was most popular. Here are the top seven pieces of content we published, plus key takeaways. And don’t miss our content in 2019—check out our frequently updated resources for internal communications.) . #1:

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A Career Choice is a Life Choice: Jim Dower of Urban Initiatives


This week I had the privilege to talk about careers with Jim Dower from Urban Initiatives , a 501(c)3 non-profit organization that works with over 17,000 young people and more than 55 local schools in the Chicago area.

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.