Mon.Dec 10, 2018

Don't Slack on Communication: 5 Ways to Use Workplace Apps for Employee Engagement

Quantum Workplace

What if I told you that you could give your workplace a serious employee engagement bump through a bunch of applications you’re already using? Minimum effort, serious output. Sounds great, right? It’s really that simple.

8 Future of Work Trends to Prepare for NOW

Jason Lauritsen

It’s gotten pretty popular to write about the future of work recently. It’s fun to think about the future and what might happen. Usually, much of what’s written is speculation based on hunches and educated guesses.

Can We Dock an Employee for Using Company Paid Leave? [Reader Question]


We get all kinds of interesting questions about HR, talent, and the workplace, and today is no exception. Have your own question? Shoot it in to us and we’ll keep it anonymous!

Prepare for the Future of Work: Increasing workforce diversity


This is the last of my 8-post series about preparing your organization for the future of work. In each post, we looked at a data-based trend that is or will be disruptive to work as we know it. In the last post, we explored the impact of the rise of artificial intelligence (AI).

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.

5 Must-Read Culture Books


Collectively, the CultureIQ family has read an extraordinary amount of books on culture. Not to mention, we’ve even written a few. For example; the actual textbook on Company Culture ).

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2018’s Most Popular Webcasts — #12DaysofHCM

Ultimate Software

Employment Law for the New Year. At the end of the year, we receive the gift of employment attorney and HR consultant, Kate Bischoff, and her rich understanding of everything you’d ever need to know about workplace compliance and regulations.

23 Statistics That Will Undeniably Influence Your High-Volume Hiring Strategy


The recruitment game is constantly changing and hiring managers have to keep up with it to continue to get the best talent for their business. The only way to stay at the top is to keep up with the statistics and trends as they happen. High Volume Recruiting Events Events

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The Details are Critical When Your Sponsored Workers Leave the Country

TLNT: The Business of HR

With holidays already upon us and many coming up over the next several week, organizations with foreign national workers are likely dealing with travel requests from their sponsored employees who are planning international vacations.

The Twisted HR / Employee Relationship

HR Examiner

“My premise is this: the HR/Employee relationship is dysfunctional and almost surely codependent.” ” – Paul Hebert. I am not a psychologist or psychiatrist, but I have stayed at many Holiday Inns in my time.

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.

Clarity: The Tool to Sculpt the Fog of Constant Change

TLNT: The Business of HR

The workplace is rapidly changing. Globalization, millennials, mergers, acquisitions, regime changes, hyper growth, massive turnover, and technology all contribute to creating a “What now?” culture in the workplace. Organizational Leadership Featured

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Latest Trends In Mobile Time And Attendance Tracking


Mobile time tracking has become a common need for businesses managing a decentralized workforce. These mobile applications tied to online time management systems turn employees’ mobile phones into robust, handheld time tracking devices.

Make YouTube Part of Your Training Program. Your Employees Already Have

TLNT: The Business of HR

YouTube is not just for funny cat videos. In fact, a 2017 survey from the platform found that 56% go to YouTube to learn something new. YouTube is now taking the initiative to ensure that learning content finds its users and investing in it as a standalone channel.

Top 7 Things Millennials Want In Their Workplace

Spark Hire

Millennials now officially outnumber Baby Boomers and make up more than 1/3 of the working group in the US. They are dominating businesses, establishing their own firms, and startups. But the most significant number of millennials are working 9-5 jobs.

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.

Get Your Office Involved: Holiday Giving + New Year Incentives


Looking for inspiration on how to make the Kazoo platform a holiday hit? Whether you’re interested in holiday rewards for employees or simply want to encourage giving, we’ve put together a list of our favorite ideas for employees, teams, and managers as we head into 2019.

Americans Value Critical Thinking But Choose Not To Practice It

Government Executive

Only 25% of people are willing to regularly have debates with people who disagree with them, according to a new study. Management - Management Matters

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The #1 Way Small and Medium Businesses Save Time


Think back to some of the most time-consuming activities you’ve undertaken for your business. How many of them actually related to your responsibilities or true business expertise?

"Hello World": The Life of a Shiftgig Software Engineer


Two years ago, you would’ve found Peter Tountas sitting behind an equity options trading desk teaching himself how to code -- he took long, manual processes done by portfolio managers and traders and automated them.

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.

How Employers Can Help Employees Improve Health and Wealth Engagement


This post is sponsored by HSA Bank empowering employees and employers to do make the most of their healthcare dollars. See our FTC disclosure at the end. The costs and expenses associated with. Workology is the art and science of work, HR and recruitment. Join the resource revolution. HR employee health HSA wealth engagement wellness

me, talking about burn-out

Ask a Manager

I’m on the Stuff Mom Never Told You podcast this week, talking about burn-out — how to recognize burn-out, what to do if you’re burned out, my own experiences with burn-out, why it might be different for women, and more. The episode is 52 minutes long and you can listen here.

How New HR Training and Compliance Programs can Improve in 2019

Employee Communications Council

Let's start this blog post by saying that I have no idea what 2019 specifically holds for HR Training and Compliance Programs – nor does anyone else. If I were that prescient, I'd invest in lottery tickets and hit the beach.

One Millimeter Mindset™ 2018 Workforce Collaboration Blog Review

Babette Ten Haken - Human Capital & Industrial IoT

These 5 little One Millimeter Mindset workplace collaboration blog posts wrap your brain around the notion that collaboration no longer is a “nice to have” soft skill. You know. An occasional behavior we put into play every now-and-then, when we feel like it. But, most of the time, ignore.

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.

Mastering the Art of Strategic Thinking


The ability to think strategically is one of the most important leadership traits you can have. It also makes you a highly effective leader. A 2013 Management Research Group (MRG) study found that strategic thinking was the most important leadership quality to perceptions of “success” and “effectiveness” in the workplace — twice as important as communication. In other words, employees value leaders who are not just focused on solving today’s problems but who are looking to the future.

How Our Policy Management Software Was “Perfect Timing” for HMSHost


Global companies find that the right Policy Management software helps them solve a glaring issue: The multitude of inconsistent policy documents and terms that can spring up as they grow.

Your Manager is Not Your Friend

Business2Community Leadership

It is ok to have a friendly relationship with coworkers. Actually, this makes the work day much more enjoyable. However, becoming friends with direct reports is a little trickier.

update: my coworker put push pins on my chair

Ask a Manager

It’s “where are you now?” month at Ask a Manager, and all December I’m running updates from people who had their letters here answered in the past. Remember the letter-writer whose increasingly aggressive coworker had started leaving push pins on her chair ? Here’s the update. I took your advice and was very firm with my manager and the VP about my intolerance for the situation and I also went to HR myself demanding meetings, as per your advice.

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.